At least 25 people have perished in floods caused by severe rains in eastern Kentucky, including four children, and additional deaths are feared, said state's governor, Andy Beshear, on July 30. "This is still an emergency situation. We are in search and rescue mode. Again, that count is going to continue to go up," Beshear stated. On July 29, President Joe Biden designated Kentucky a major disaster, allowing federal funds to be provided to… read-more
Courtesy: India today
Police of Kentucky rescued a 16-year-old missing teenage girl who used a hand gesture that signals distress or domestic violence. According to reports, the girl grabbed the attention of a passing car, after which, the driver informed the police. The car was intercepted and a 61-year-old man was arrested and booked under abduction. The gesture reportedly shown by the teenager was first introduced in TikTok by the Canadian Women's Foundation… read-more
Courtesy: The Guardian
Kentucky town in the US has elected a French bulldog, Wilbur Beast, as mayor. The canine won the election, hosted by Rabbit Hash Historical Society since 1990s, by getting over 55% of votes. Residents cast their votes to elect canine for a 4-year-term. In the 'not open to all’ contest, only those dogs become eligible for candidature who successfully chase a rabbit from home to the Rabbit Hash town centre within an hour.