Josh K. Elliott, Global News

Josh K. Elliott

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Toronto, ON, Canada

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Recent articles by Josh:

Man caught speeding was actually fighting deadly snake with a knife in Australia

Jimmy, 27, was stopped for speeding after he used a knife and a seatbelt to fight off a venomous brown snake. → Read More

Dad loses arm-wrestling match to son, triggering 8-hour police standoff

The 55-year-old pulled a gun after losing multiple arm-wrestling matches to his son, according to police in Florence, Ky. → Read More

Jimmy John’s fires 4 staff over racist ‘noose’ stunt with bread dough

The incident happened at a Jimmy John's restaurant in Georgia, a state with a long history of lynchings and anti-Black racism. → Read More

Frederick Douglass statue toppled, culprits unknown in Rochester, N.Y.

U.S. President Donald Trump blamed protesters for the incident, without evidence. → Read More

White couple accused of pulling gun on Black family during argument in Michigan

The white woman allegedly bumped into a Black teenager at a Michigan Chipotle, setting off an argument that escalated quickly. → Read More

‘RIP Byron’: Pro ‘Warcraft’ gamer Reckful dies at age 31

Gamers flooded social media with tributes to Byron Bernstein, who went by the alias Reckful on Twitch and 'World of Warcraft.' → Read More

July 2020 lunar eclipse: When and where to watch the ‘buck moon’ event

A rare penumbral lunar eclipse will shine over Canada and the U.S. at the end of Independence Day and early the next morning. → Read More

‘Into the abyss’: Man falls down well hidden beneath historic home

Police say the well was likely covered up — poorly — when an addition was built onto the home, which dates back to 1843. → Read More

Woman, 72, gored after ‘multiple’ attempts to take picture with bison in Yellowstone

The woman ignored the agitated bison's signals and repeatedly approached it, Yellowstone National Park officials said. → Read More

With no flights, man sails 9,000 km across Atlantic to see dad on Father’s Day

Juan Manuel Ballestero embarked on a harrowing 85-day solo journey from Portugal to Argentina that he completed in a small sailboat. → Read More

Miner to millionaire: Man sells largest-ever Tanzanite gems for $3.3M

The gems are the two biggest Tanzanite stones ever recorded, with the largest weighing in at 9.27 kg (20 pounds). → Read More

‘The devil’s laws’: Florida Christians fight mask rule at wild meeting

One critic compared the county meeting to the comments section on YouTube after locals pushed several baseless conspiracy theories. → Read More

‘Into The Wild’ Bus Removed After Multiple Rescue Calls, Hiker Deaths

Authorities in Alaska have removed the famous bus from 'Into the Wild,' after too many deaths and rescue calls related to it. → Read More

‘Into the Wild’ bus removed after multiple rescue calls, hiker deaths

Authorities in Alaska have removed the famous bus from 'Into the Wild,' after too many deaths and rescue calls related to it. → Read More

Twitter flags Trump for sharing ‘manipulated’ CNN clip of ‘racist baby’

Trump tweeted a clip that attempts to fact-check a made-up report about a 'racist baby' chasing a Black 'todler' (sic). → Read More

Twitter Flags Trump For Sharing ‘Manipulated’ CNN Clip Of ‘Racist Baby’

Twitter added another warning label to one of Donald Trump‘s tweets after the president shared a doctored — and obviously misspelled — clip of a faked CNN report about a “racist baby” supposedly chasing a Black “todler.” The doctored clip presents itself as a fact-check, and falsely accuses CNN of manipulating a feel-good story about two children hugging.… → Read More

Mission to Mars detects ‘green glow’ of oxygen around the Red Planet

It's the first time astronomers have seen the green glow around a planet other than Earth. → Read More

Uncle Ben, Mrs. Butterworth embrace makeovers in light of racist past

A number of food companies have joined Aunt Jemima with plans to update their mascots, which have been criticized for using Black stereotypes. → Read More

‘Officer Karen’ divides social media with McMuffin complaint video

Georgia police officer Stacy Talbert teared up on Facebook Live while describing how 'nervous' she felt while waiting for a McDonald's order. → Read More

Oregon honours wacky scheme with ‘Exploding Whale Memorial Park’

The park is named for a disastrous scheme to blow up a dead sperm whale with dynamite in Florence, Ore., back in 1970. → Read More