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Florida Man Tries to Kiss Rattlesnake; Gets Bitten
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Human, USA )

- 6 days ago -
A Florida man who tried to kiss a rattlesnake, only for it to snub his advances and bite him, is recovering in hospital.
FBI Chief Sacking: Trump Warns Comey Over Leaks to Media
Offbeat  (tags: FBI Chief Fired, Trump's Warning, USA )

- 11 days ago -
US President Donald Trump has warned fired FBI chief James Comey against leaking material to the media.
Did President Trump Fire James Comey as Part of a Cover-Up?
Offbeat  (tags: Fired FBI Chief, Cover Up, Trump, USA )

- 14 days ago -
Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey caught Washington by complete surprise. No-one - in Congress, in conservative circles, even in the FBI itself - seemingly had an inkling of what was in store.
This Bear Tried to Break Into the Home of a Woman Baking Brownies
Offbeat  (tags: USA, Connecticut, Avon, brownies, cooking, bear, unusual )

- 14 days ago -
One bear has just put all chocoaholics to shame after going to extreme lengths to get his paws on some brownies. The bear climbed onto a porch and slammed on the glass door of an elderly woman baking brownies.
Connecticut Black Bear 'Angry' at No Invite for Brownies
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Black Bear, No Invite, USA )

- 15 days ago -
A bear in the US state of Connecticut would not take no for an answer after showing up at a homeowner's back porch for fresh-baked brownies.
FBI Chief James Comey Fired By Trump
Offbeat  (tags: FBI chief, fired, Trump, USA )

- 15 days ago -
US President Donald Trump has fired the director of the FBI over his handling of the inquiry into Hillary Clinton's emails, the administration says.
The Jewish Refugees the US Turned Away
Offbeat  (tags: Refugess, Jews, USA )

- 15 days ago -
In 1939 the SS St Louis, carrying Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazis, was refused entry to the US.
FBI Head 'Nauseous' Over His Possible Sway on US Election
Offbeat  (tags: US Election, Investigation, FBI, USA )

- 20 days ago -
FBI Director James Comey has said it makes him "mildly nauseous" to think that he could have had an impact on the US presidential election.
US Budget: No Cash for Trump's Wall in Budget Deal
Offbeat  (tags: Great America Wall, Funding, Trump, USA )

- 23 days ago -
Congress has struck a budget deal to avert a government shutdown, but it allocates no cash for President Donald Trump's proposed US-Mexico border wall.
Trump Executive Order Aims to Allow Arctic Drilling
Offbeat  (tags: executive order, oil drilling, environment, Trump, USA )

- 23 days ago -
Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at reducing restrictions on oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic in order to "unleash American energy"
Beer in Hand, Man Shoots 7 at San Diego Pool Party
Offbeat  (tags: Shooting, San Diego, USA )

- 23 days ago -
Police are trying to find what made a beer-swilling gunman shoot seven people, one fatally, at a California apartment complex pool party.
Arkansas Execution: Judge Orders Post-Mortem
Offbeat  (tags: Man Executed, Post-mortem, Judge, Arkansas, USA )

- 24 days ago -
A judge has ordered a post-mortem exam on the body of a man executed by lethal injection who was reportedly in pain during his final moments.
Who Will Be the Most Incredible Trump?
Offbeat  (tags: Entertainment, impersonators, USA )

- 26 days ago -
Ten Donald Trump impersonators have competed in Los Angeles to win a comedy club contract.
Is Trump Threatening the US Wilderness?
Offbeat  (tags: Nature, Environment, Trump, USA )

- 26 days ago -
President Trump signs an executive order calling for hundreds of National Monuments to be reassessed.

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