Saturday, August 30 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-08-30 16:11:01 GMT
Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.Full Story >
The European Union on Saturday warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return, with new economic sanctions being drawn up to make Moscow reconsider...Full Story >
Saturday, August 30 2014 12:10 PM EDT2014-08-30 16:10:51 GMT
Iraqi officials say a suicide car bomb attack on an army checkpoint has killed nine people, including four soldiers, south of Baghdad.Full Story >
The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria.Full Story >
Saturday, August 30 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-08-30 15:20:39 GMT
Crowds are cheering and celebrating in the streets after Liberian authorities reopened a slum where tens of thousands of people were barricaded amid the country's Ebola outbreak.Full Story >
A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after...Full Story >
Saturday, August 30 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-08-30 15:01:16 GMT
An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.Full Story >
An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected housing stock...Full Story >
FLORIDA KEYS, FL (WVUE) -
Scientists are surprised about a rare catch a fisherman made last week in the Gulf of Mexico off of the Florida Keys.
The scary looking goblin shark is only the second shark of its kind caught on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. It measures 18' long.
The species is a deep-water shark that has been discovered off of the coast of all continents except Antarctica. The other goblin shark discovered in the Gulf of Mexico was near Pascagoula, MS. Few species have ever been caught.
The goblin shark is rarely seen at the surface or in shallow coastal waters, according to the Florida Museum of Natural History. Living goblin sharks are usually pinkish white with bluish fins.
The previous maximum reported length of the goblin shark is 12.6'. The shark weighed 463 pounds. It feeds on shrimp and other soft bodied marine life. The fisherman that caught the goblin shark was trying to catch royal red shrimp.
"NOAA biologists encourage people to call and report these rare sightings and catches, as the information they can collect allows them to know more about a species," the National Marine Fisheries Service said in a statement.
The fisherman let the shark go after reporting it and taking several pictures, according to southernfriedscience.com blogger David Shiffman.
Saturday, August 30 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:01:41 GMT
Five families have been displaced after a three-alarm fire in Walnut Hills Friday afternoon. Officials say the fire started around 3:30 p.m. Friday in the 2600 block of May Street. Firefighters respondedFull Story >
Five families have been displaced after a three-alarm fire in Walnut Hills Friday afternoon.Full Story >