Wednesday 17 January 2018

World news in brief: Aliens 'target Wales'

Telepathic aliens are targeting Wales in a bid to harvest superior genetic material, according to "abduction victim" Hilary Porter.

While Ms Porter's stories might sound outlandish or unbelievable, she dismisses those who scoff as closed-minded, Wales Online reports. The 67-year-old 'ufologist' is claiming a stretch of road between Swansea and Cardiff is a "hotspot" of alien activity.

Cartoon gets a no vote

OFFICIALS in Denmark have retracted a controversial cartoon that was intended to inspire young people to vote in upcoming elections for the European Parliament.

The 90-second video featured a muscular man aggressively interrupting a couple having sex and punching people into a polling station. It was posted on the Danish parliament's social media sites.

Radioactive kitty litter

A MYSTERIOUS radiation release that indefinitely closed the US government's only permanent nuclear waste dump might have been caused by cat litter.

Officials are exploring a theory that the leak, at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in the Chihuahuan Desert in New Mexico, was triggered by a chemical reaction caused by a change in the type of kitty litter that is mixed with the toxic waste.

Girl helps deliver baby

AN eight-year-old girl helped her mother deliver a baby boy while waiting for paramedics to arrive at their home.

Tampa Fire Rescue said the girl's mother was in labour at home when she called 911. Authorities said the dispatcher talked the girl and her mother through the delivery of the baby during an eight-minute call. The girl calmly relayed the dispatcher's instructions to her mother, got towels for the baby and secured the boy's head. Mother and baby are doing fine.

Irish Independent

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