Notre Dame repair bills being footed by US donors as French tycoons who promised billions are yet to contribute a cent
Notre Dame repair bills being footed by US donors as French tycoons who promised billions are yet to contribute a cent

Church officials said that no money of the millions pledged by them has been seen as the donors are waiting to see how the reconstruction plans pans out and are fighting over contract terms. 

Thousands of rape kits found untested after evidence was collected spark calls for introduction of tracking system
Thousands of rape kits found untested after evidence was collected spark calls for introduction of tracking system

The process of collecting evidence of sexual assault using 'rape kits' is often a long and invasive procedure that lasts four to six hours and sees the victim's body treated like a crime scene

Cute black bear cub that posed for selfies was shot and killed because it was too friendly with tourists, say Oregon wildlife officials
Cute black bear cub that posed for selfies was shot and killed because it was too friendly with tourists, say Oregon wildlife officials

The state does not relocate bears that have become accustomed to being around people because it dramatically increases the likelihood of problematic encounters

Dominican Republic mystery illness: Students fall seriously ill during school trip to country leaving families terrified
Dominican Republic mystery illness: Students fall seriously ill during school trip to country leaving families terrified

Around 40 graduating seniors from Deer Creek High School flew into the tourist destination on June 8 and five of them became seriously ill after eating at a Japanese restaurant at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

Living With Freedom | Elizabeth Ramirez of the San Antonio Four lost out on 17 years with her son after being wrongfully incarcerated
Living With Freedom | Elizabeth Ramirez of the San Antonio Four lost out on 17 years with her son after being wrongfully incarcerated

Liz was known as the ringleader of the San Antonio Four, a group of women who served more than a decade in prison after being wrongfully incarcerated for sexually assaulting two children

Substitute teacher arrested for engaging in sexual activity with student and giving him alcohol
Substitute teacher arrested for engaging in sexual activity with student and giving him alcohol

25-year-old Alexis Mercedes Boberg has been charged with two counts of a fourth-degree sex offense for having sexual contact with a person while in a position of authority, according to the Anne Arundel County police

Army man shot dead in his front yard by 'abusive' wife just days after he took out a restraining order against her
Army man shot dead in his front yard by 'abusive' wife just days after he took out a restraining order against her

27-year-old Brittnay Ryals Paonessa was charged with murder on Friday after her 26-year-old husband Brandyn Paonessa died from gunshot wounds the previous day

Barack Obama celebrates Father's Day with daughters Malia and Sasha with a lavish dinner in France
Barack Obama celebrates Father's Day with daughters Malia and Sasha with a lavish dinner in France

The Obamas are in France for a week for their summer vacation and will be touring the Provence region in the South of France

Outrage as man who sexually assaulted, brutally murdered 16-year-old New York girl set to walk free
Outrage as man who sexually assaulted, brutally murdered 16-year-old New York girl set to walk free

Richard LaBarbera, 66, who was sentenced to 25 years to life for the 1980 stabbing death of Paula Bohovesky, is set for an imminent release

Pete Buttigieg 'almost certain' there's already been a gay American president
Pete Buttigieg 'almost certain' there's already been a gay American president

During an interview on Axios' weekly HBO program, the Democratic presidential contender, however, didn't specify which president he was talking about

Florida man pays $9,100 for $50 patch of grass after mistakenly thinking he was buying a villa
Florida man pays $9,100 for $50 patch of grass after mistakenly thinking he was buying a villa

Kerville Holness was left ruing his fortunes after a fortuitous auction saw him left with a very, very expensive piece of lawn

Missouri man accused of kidnapping, molesting 11-year-old girl was catfished, says lawyer
Missouri man accused of kidnapping, molesting 11-year-old girl was catfished, says lawyer

22-year-old Joseph Meili of Russellville avoided jail time after prosecutors dismissed charges of child kidnapping and statutory rape against him because of a plea deal

Couple with age gap of 40 years reveal secrets of their strong love life: Future planning, arts and 'a bit of naked drawing'
Couple with age gap of 40 years reveal secrets of their strong love life: Future planning, arts and 'a bit of naked drawing'

It was love at first sight for 83-year-old Edna Martin and 44-year-old Simon Martin when they met at a concert in 2005; 14 years on, their love for each other is still going strong

Black Boeing employee claims coworkers urinated on workspace, left noose hanging over desk, sues company
Black Boeing employee claims coworkers urinated on workspace, left noose hanging over desk, sues company

Curtis Anthony has brought a lawsuit against Boeing for fostering a "racially hostile" work environment at its plant in North Charleston, South Carolina.

Football players born in the first quarter of the year are most likely to be successful in the NFL, says new study
Football players born in the first quarter of the year are most likely to be successful in the NFL, says new study

The study looked at 18,898 football players born after 1940 and found an excess of January and February births

'Please leave the room': Donald Trump kicks out his Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney for coughing during Oval Office interview
'Please leave the room': Donald Trump kicks out his Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney for coughing during Oval Office interview

The president got annoyed when he heard someone coughing during his interview and after getting to know it was his chief of staff, he asked Mulvaney to leave.

New Hampshire woman pushes her 11-year-old golden retriever into lake and watches him drown
New Hampshire woman pushes her 11-year-old golden retriever into lake and watches him drown

Bailey had drowned in what was approximately just 3.5-feet of water and an investigation by the Merrimack Police Department's animal control officer found Bucciarelli made no attempt to rescue her dog

Israeli PM Netanyahu dedicates new settlement in Golan Heights to US president, calls it 'Trump Heights'
Israeli PM Netanyahu dedicates new settlement in Golan Heights to US president, calls it 'Trump Heights'

This was a gesture to thank Donald Trump for supporting Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights. It had been occupied for decades by Israel but was not seen as Israeli territory by the US until last March, when Trump officially recognized Israel’s annexation of the region

Former Texas pastor who supported bill to criminalize abortion charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child
Former Texas pastor who supported bill to criminalize abortion charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child

Stephen Bratton was charged on Friday after being accused of inappropriate touching that would go on to become 'sexual intercourse multiple times a day or several times a week'.

25-year-old woman drives around in Power Wheels toy truck while high on drugs, gets arrested
25-year-old woman drives around in Power Wheels toy truck while high on drugs, gets arrested

Megan Holman was stopped a mile from her home and told the officers she was riding the electric toy truck as part of a scavenger hunt

DNA points to Denver man's involvement in brutal rape and murder of 20-year-old soldier in 1987
DNA points to Denver man's involvement in brutal rape and murder of 20-year-old soldier in 1987

Michael Whyte of Thornton was arrested for the murder of Darlene Krashoc, a 20-year-old soldier who was stationed at Fort Carson outside Colorado Springs

Trump backs proposal seeking ban on burning the American flag, calls it a 'no brainer'
Trump backs proposal seeking ban on burning the American flag, calls it a 'no brainer'

Republican Senators Steve Daines of Montana and Kevin Cramer of North Dakota had sponsored the proposal in the state Senate on Friday

Former principal, 39, charged with murder after body of missing teacher is found floating in canal
Former principal, 39, charged with murder after body of missing teacher is found floating in canal

Ernest Joseph Roberts, 39, was taken into custody after being charged with the first-degree murder of the 41-year-old mother-of-two Kameela Russell

Social media posts can predict diabetes, depression, anxiety, and psychosis better than demographic info: Study
Social media posts can predict diabetes, depression, anxiety, and psychosis better than demographic info: Study

Researchers analyzed 949,530 Facebook status updates of 999 patients containing around 20 million words and found all 21 medical conditions studied could be predicted from the language used in the posts

Neo-nazi who posted picture of Prince Harry with gun to his head and called him 'race traitor' for marrying Meghan jailed for 4 years
Neo-nazi who posted picture of Prince Harry with gun to his head and called him 'race traitor' for marrying Meghan jailed for 4 years

The image of Prince Harry was put on a blood spattered background and featured a swastika, with the phrase 'See Ya Later Race Traitor'.

Death of baby ripped out of slain Chicago mother in 'womb raider' attack ruled as homicide
Death of baby ripped out of slain Chicago mother in 'womb raider' attack ruled as homicide

The victim of the infamous 'womb raider' case, baby boy Yovanny Jadiel Lopez, spent his short life on support machines with severe brain damage and died on the morning of June 14

Chicago police investigating retired sergeant who 'forced transgender woman to perform sex act on him'
Chicago police investigating retired sergeant who 'forced transgender woman to perform sex act on him'

According to department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi, following an internal investigation, the sergeant -- who has not been named -- was stripped off his powers and has since retired.

Bikini model Natalie Schlater quits social media after backlash over 'insensitive' Indonesia rice farmer post
Bikini model Natalie Schlater quits social media after backlash over 'insensitive' Indonesia rice farmer post

Natalie Schlater's caption, "Thinking about how different my life is from the man picking in the rice field every morning" accompanying a picture of her in a bikini didn't go down well with her followers

Unanswered questions swirl after Iowa father shoots wife and two young sons dead before killing himself
Unanswered questions swirl after Iowa father shoots wife and two young sons dead before killing himself

According to the autopsies conducted on the dead family, police said the husband killed his wife and two children before killing himself

Trump supporters line up for landmark Orlando rally days before president kicks off relection campaign
Trump supporters line up for landmark Orlando rally days before president kicks off relection campaign

President Trump touted his re-election campaign launch as record-setting, claiming more than 100,000 people requested tickets while the Amway Center could accommodate only 20,000.

Teen kills best friend after man she met online promised her $9 million for videos and photos of the murder
Teen kills best friend after man she met online promised her $9 million for videos and photos of the murder

19-year-old Cynthia Hoffman was shot in the back of the head and her body was dumped in a river in Alaska

Man drowns after jumping into Detroit Lake to save 3-year-old son who fell off a bridge
Man drowns after jumping into Detroit Lake to save 3-year-old son who fell off a bridge

The father, 31-year-old Christopher Schultz started to struggle to keep the child above water and failed to resurface

Bodies of mom and 3-year-old boy found in Oregon woods, weeks after father was charged with their murder
Bodies of mom and 3-year-old boy found in Oregon woods, weeks after father was charged with their murder

Michael Wolfe was arrested on charges of kidnapping and murder of Karissa and he was the biological father of the 3-year-old boy.

Cops punch 16-year-old girl and slam her foot in car door during arrest, reveals shocking bodycam footage
Cops punch 16-year-old girl and slam her foot in car door during arrest, reveals shocking bodycam footage

The teenager was reported to have escaped with a 15-year-old boy from a nearby youth detention center

In historic shift, Vatican to consider married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon
In historic shift, Vatican to consider married men as priests in remote areas of the Amazon

In addition to ordaining married men, the debate also called for the synod to identify 'the type of official ministry that can be conferred on women.'

Maggots found on patient at same Arizona healthcare facility where an incapacitated woman was sexually assaulted
Maggots found on patient at same Arizona healthcare facility where an incapacitated woman was sexually assaulted

Hacienda Healthcare was found to be inadequate of taking care of patients and has had its license revoked after a patient was found with maggots under his bandage.

Federal officers kill masked gunman in shootout after he opens fire on Dallas courthouse
Federal officers kill masked gunman in shootout after he opens fire on Dallas courthouse

The attack began at about 8:40 a.m., and three officers from the Federal Protective Service who were stationed at the building confronted the gunman

Police arrest 3 after shots fired at Toronto Raptors parade, 4 people injured
Police arrest 3 after shots fired at Toronto Raptors parade, 4 people injured

Toronto police said a shooting did occur and three people were taken into custody regarding the same. The police added that they were investigating. They said four people were injured, although it wasn't life-threatening and two firearms were recovered.

Dominican Republic deaths: New Jersey man becomes 8th American to die under suspicious circumstances while holidaying in the country
Dominican Republic deaths: New Jersey man becomes 8th American to die under suspicious circumstances while holidaying in the country

The son of the deceased was on his way to the Dominican Republic to spend Father's Day with him but landed to the news of his father's death. His body was identified with the help of his passport.

Former Egypt president Mohammed Morsi dies in court moments after saying he has 'many secrets'
Former Egypt president Mohammed Morsi dies in court moments after saying he has 'many secrets'

Egypt state TV said the 67-year-old was attending a session Monday in his trial on espionage charges when he blacked out and then died

Woman who attacked gay couple on street encouraged her 10-year-old daughter to join the abuse, claim victims
Woman who attacked gay couple on street encouraged her 10-year-old daughter to join the abuse, claim victims

Simon Jenkins and his partner Ben Drawer were holding hands as they walked out of a train station in Birmingham, England in May when the incident took place

Instagram couple raising $11k to travel refuse to work, but woman's mother works two jobs to fund their lavish lifestyle
Instagram couple raising $11k to travel refuse to work, but woman's mother works two jobs to fund their lavish lifestyle

Catalin Onc and his wife Elena Engelhardt are trying to raise $11,000 for their next trip to Africa in July

African American students at greater risk of being suspended or expelled in schools than their peers, claims study
African American students at greater risk of being suspended or expelled in schools than their peers, claims study

A report based on 15,901 middle and 18,303 high schools in the US concludes that there is robust proof of persistent discrepancies in disciplinary practices and actions across ethnic and racial groups

5 years after the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, here's a look at four major players in the controversial cover-up
5 years after the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, here's a look at four major players in the controversial cover-up

Five years ago, these four people were respected individuals in positions of power. All that changed after Laquan McDonald was shot and killed one fateful night in October 2014

Champions league streaker Kinsey Wolanski wows in thong swimsuit on Portuguese beach while lapping up her newfound fame
Champions league streaker Kinsey Wolanski wows in thong swimsuit on Portuguese beach while lapping up her newfound fame

Wolanski garnered millions of fans and Instagram followers overnight when she ran on to the field after 20 minutes of Liverpool's 2-0 final win over Tottenham at the Wanda Metropolitano

Mother-of-five creates seat belt cover which can save children's lives in an accident
Mother-of-five creates seat belt cover which can save children's lives in an accident

Mother-of-five Natalie Bell created a brilliant design to alert authorities about children's health issues or disabilities in the case of an emergency

41-year-old woman arrested for 'jabbing' and 'stomping' on sea turtle nest in Miami with her feet
41-year-old woman arrested for 'jabbing' and 'stomping' on sea turtle nest in Miami with her feet

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, sea turtles are federally protected under the U.S Endangered Species Act of 1973 and the law makes it illegal to harm or harass sea turtles, their nests or hatchlings in Florida. 

High school valedictorian exposes 'drunk' teacher and 'unavailable' counselor in graduation speech
High school valedictorian exposes 'drunk' teacher and 'unavailable' counselor in graduation speech

The valedictorian ripped into her ineffective educators and directed some of the sharpest sarcastic comments to expose their ineptitude

'They are worthy of death': Tennessee preacher-cop who called for the execution of LGBTQ people under review
'They are worthy of death': Tennessee preacher-cop who called for the execution of LGBTQ people under review

The detective gave a sermon at his church, which was also posted online, saying LGBTQ people "are worthy of death"