Day archives: May 18th, 2016

US Justice Department opens criminal probe into doping by Russian athletes

US Justice Department opens criminal probe into doping by Russian athletes Published May 17, 2016 FoxNews.com Facebook842 Twitter12 livefyre48 Email Print Now PlayingOlympics doping scandal widens: Can it be stopped? The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation into state-sponsored doping by dozens of Russia’s top athletes, a source familiar with the investigation confirmed to …

UN warns that 7.6 million Yemenis are “one step” from famine

Published May 17, 2016 Associated Press Facebook4 Twitter0 Email Print     UNITED NATIONS –  The director of U.N. humanitarian operations warned Tuesday that 7.6 million people in conflict-torn Yemen face severe food shortages and are “one step” from famine. John Ging, who just returned from Yemen, told a news conference that there has been …

Australian capsize survivor says he threw tools at crocs

Australian capsize survivor says he threw tools at crocs Published May 17, 2016 Associated Press DARWIN, Australia –  An official says a 72-year-old man told rescuers he threw spanners and spark plugs to keep crocodiles at bay after a croc capsized his boat in a northern Australian creek and his friend drowned. Rescue helicopter director …