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British Tourist Dies After Falling Off Cliff While Taking Photos

British tourist Madalyn Davis has died in a fall from a popular tourist spot in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Her family and friends have shared tributes on social media after news broke that the 21 year old fell to her death at Diamond Bay Reserve while taking photos with friends. Image: Instagram Davis’ mother, Rebecca Smith, shared …

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Traveler Was Caught Trying To Smuggle 200 Live Scorpions

A Chinese man was reportedly caught trying to smuggle 200 live venomous scorpions through the Bandaranaike International Airport on Monday, Sri Lanka Customs officials confirmed. The traveler was later fined 100,000 rupees, or around $550, before continuing on his flight back to China, the Straits Times reported. “We detained the passenger and launched an investigation,” said Sunil Jayaratne, a …

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31 People Injured After Jet Plane Dumps Fuel Over Los Angeles

Sixty people were treated after a plane dumped jet fuel while returning to the Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday, hitting five elementary schools and one high school. The incident happened just after noon Tuesday, inspector Sean Ferguson of the Los Angeles County Fire Department told CNN. The most heavily affected school was Park Avenue …

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Six Tourists Arrested For Leaving Their Feces At Sacred Machu Picchu temple

Six tourists were arrested at Machu Picchu after fecal matter was found at a sacred location on the famed Inca citadel in Peru. Four men and two women entered an area within the Temple of the Sun, a temple built by Incas to host ceremonies, authorities at the site said. The tourists damaged a wall at the site and …

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Tourist Found After Going Missing In Australian Rain Forest For 3 Weeks

A man who spent three weeks in Queensland’s Daintree rainforest may have been deliberately hiding from authorities who were searching for him. Victorian man Milan Lemic vanished on December 22 after walking away from his stuck utility vehicle at Bairds Crossing near the Upper Daintree village. Police found him alive on Monday after a motorcyclist …

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MGM Resorts Selling The MGM Grand & Mandalay Bay in Vegas for $4.6 billion

MGM Resorts announced Tuesday that its flagship resort MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay on the Las Vegas Strip will be sold for $4.6 billion. This is the second major joint venture between MGM and Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust (BREIT) in the past three months. MGM Resorts expects the multi-billion-dollar deal  to give them net …

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Firefighters From the U.S. & Canada Met With Applause Upon Arrival in Australia

American and Canadian firefighters were welcomed with loud cheers at Sydney International Airport this week when they arrived in Australia to help combat the catastrophic bushfires that are burning across the country. This is the first time that firefighters from the U.S. have accepted missions in Australia since 2010, according to CNN. About 100 firefighters from the U.S. and Canada have …

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Woman Who Posed As Teenage Boy Traveled The UK Abusing Up To 50 Young Girls

A female sex predator from the UK disguised herself as a teenage boy to assault innocent young girls after grooming them on Snapchat and Instagram. Gemma Watts, 21, targeted teens as young as 14 on social media and police fear she could have assaulted up to 50 youngsters.  She posed as 16-year-old Jake Waton and …

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Chicago Airports Install ‘Cannabis Amnesty Boxes’ For Passengers To Dispose Marijuana Before Flights

Two of Chicago’s airports, O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport, have installed “Cannabis Amnesty Boxes” for passengers to dispose of their recreational marijuana before boarding their flights. The cannabis amnesty boxes, as they’re called, are stationed just past each Transportation Security Administration checkpoint, said Maggie Huynh, a spokeswoman for the Chicago Police Department told the Chicago Tribune. The …

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Carnival Cruises Bans Offensive Clothing And Accessories

Think your profanity-laced T-shirt would be fun to wear on your next cruise? Carnival Cruise Line says no. The company recently updated its dress code policy to ban “offensive” clothing and accessories from its ships. This includes items with messages or images that contain nudity, profanity or sexual innuendo or suggestions. Guests are also prohibited from wearing clothing …

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US Believes Iran Shot Down Plane That Killed 176 People Including 63 Canadians

Many United States officials believe that Iran shot down the plane that killed 176 people including 63 Canadians.  U.S. intelligence picked up signals of a radar being turned on, sources told CBS News. U.S. satellites also detected two surface-to-air missile launches, which happened shortly before the plane exploded.. The US increasingly believes that Iran mistakenly …

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1 Dead and 5 Rescued After Avalanche At Idaho Ski Resort

An avalanche at an Idaho ski resort killed one person Tuesday, and rescuers dug out five others who had minor injuries, officials said. Silver Mountain Resort confirmed the death and injuries in a Facebook post. Searchers combed through the snow with probes and rescue dogs, resort officials said. “The staff at Silver Mountain extend their deepest …

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