SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korean air force jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots Tuesday after a Russian military plane twice violated South Korea’s airspace off the country’s east coast, Seoul officials said in an announcement that was quickly disputed by Russia.
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CANBERRA, Australia—A fisherman said he is looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written.
Paul Elliot told Australian Broadcasting Corp. that he and his son, Jyah, found the bottle on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula in South Australia state while fishing.
NEW DELHI—India successfully launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon today, a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand—Two little blue penguins just couldn't stay away from a New Zealand sushi store, returning to nest there even after police had captured them and escorted them back to the ocean.
Wellington police described them as “waddling vagrants,” while the store's co-owner joked he had no idea that word of his tasty raw fish had reached as far as the subaquatic community.
LAFAYETTE, Tenn.—Authorities say a pipe bomb exploded in a Tennessee garage while a man was working on it, injuring his hand.
WKRN-TV reports an explosion occurred in a Macon County garage early this morning.
The man's girlfriend told Macon County Sheriff Martin Gammons he was injured while loading shotgun shells.
CANBERRA, Australia — A fisherman said on Wednesday he was looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written.
Paul Elliot told Australian Broadcasting Corp. that he and his son Jyah found the bottle on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula in South Australia state while fishing.
MADISON, Wis. — Patrick Jung was in fourth grade at 81st Street School in Milwaukee when he learned of the travels of Jean Nicolet, the famed French explorer.
TIRANA, Albania — A joint Albanian-American underwater archaeology project says it has found amphoras that are at least 2,500 years old in the Ionian Sea off the Albanian coast, which might yield an ancient shipwreck.
DULUTH, Minn.—A Minnesota woman who swims topless in Lake Superior says she won't be dissuaded by someone who called the police on her.
Michelle Bennett was sunbathing topless on the beach in Duluth last month when a woman asked her to cover up, saying she was making the woman's children uncomfortable.
Bennett refused, so the woman called the police.
CLEVELAND—For one night, the pitchers took back the power.
Hours after an awesome Home Run Derby got everyone buzzing even louder about monster shots and juiced balls, only a couple flew out of Progressive Field in the All-Star Game.