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US man shot by his dog in freak incident

WASHINGTON: It's often said that a dog biting a man isn't news -- so one canine companion apparently decided to up the ante. A 51-year-old man from the US state of Iowa says he was shot by his own dog while playing with the pet in his…

South African film-maker killed by giraffe

A South African film-maker was killed by a giraffe while filming on a reserve outside Johannesburg, the game lodge's owner has said, adding that he died after being air-lifted to hospital. The giraffe hit Carlos Carvalho in the head at …