300 Reindeer Killed in Lightning Strikes

The power of nature cannot go unnoticed. Dreadful calamities occur. Earthquakes, floods, drought, lightening, tornadoes, and hurricanes are examples of catastrophes that happen due to the forces of nature. Recently, a herd of over 300 reindeer was hit by lightening in Norway and died. This single…

Terrorist Attacks in Turkey and Travel Advisories

Turkey has been under extreme distress as repeated terrorist attacks wound the nation and its people. There have been bombings in airports, police stations, and community centers. One of the major concerns is that these attacks have been the result of combat with Syria, and Iraq. With so much woe in…

Karen Perezas body found by Texas EquuSearch

The body of South Houston High School student Karen Perez – who went missing on May 27, 2016, was found by EquuSearch on Monday, June 6. Stuffed inside a cabinet under a sink in an abandoned complex in Texas, the body appeared battered and partially nude. It is evident from the state of her…

Earthquakes rock Japan and Ecuador

Two massive earthquakes occurred in April, with massive damage and casualties in their wake. In Japan’s Kyushu region, a 7.0 earthquake left at least 32 people dead (another 6.2 earthquake hit two days prior). In Argentina, an even larger 7.8 earthquake left 272 confirmed dead, with the toll…

Government takes over Turkey's largest newspaper

A free press is an essential component of democracy. It’s not a stretch when Americans say the media is “The Fourth Branch” of the government. When the media is controlled by the government there is a huge conflict of interest, as citizens are less able to stay accurately informed…

Belgium's controversial law to recoup costs from refugees

One of the newest laws proposed by the Belgium’s government is stirring up lots of controversy. Belgium is contemplating a way of recouping part of the costs of caring for the influx of refugees from Syria. The part of the law that is upsetting many people in Belgium and across Europe is the…

Russian airstrikes in Syria

It is suspected fighter jets from Russia killed many civilians in Hama, Syria and also in the provinces bordering Idlib in northwestern Syria. The airstrikes on Wednesday were a surprise and were recorded on video by activists against airstrikes. At least 4 people are reported dead and many reported…

US Legalizes Same Sex Marriage All Over The Nation

Despite the terror attacks and various other crimes, the world does not seem to be such a bad place at the end. It has definitely taken up to the old proverb ‘Love Triumphs it All’ quite sincerely, when the Supreme Court of the United States of America has legalized gay marriage in all…

Navy’s containers to conduct ship maintenance anywhere

New expeditionary maintenance capability would be installed on Navy’s third littoral combat ship now. The significant development will increase vessel’s capacity to survive repairs during the mission. The Pacific theater service officials informed the press about the development. LCS 3,…

Congress reports question the retirement of A-10 planes

A-10 Thunderbolts are one of the oldest fighter jet in the United States Air Force. The Pentagon has been seriously considering the retirement plans for the jets but this long term effort looks like a distant dream. One non-government think tank asked the Pentagon about the profit aspect of delaying…

How Many Triple Crown Winners Are There?

There have been a total of 12 Triple Crown winners going back to the early 1900’s. This number is so low because it is so hard to gain this achievement. That is why becoming a Triple Crown winner is such a big deal. Becoming a Triple Crown winner is just about the toughest thing to do in the…

Senate Stops Funding to New Military Budget

The defense budget was questioned by the senate recently and it law making body passed the bill but haven’t released funds to implement it. The National Defense Authorization Act was passed which will upgrade massive pension program for the veterans in the nation. The hybrid 401 (k) type…

Starbucks Closing Its LaBoulange Bakery-Cafes

Starbucks announced it was closing all of its 23 bakery-cafes called LaBoulange because the shops are not “sustainable for the company’s long-term growth.” Starbucks bought the brand in 2012 and paid USD 100 million for it, in addition to buying Bay Bread. The move was an attempt…

Officer Who Pulled a Gun on Unarmed Black Teen Resigns

Eric Casebolt has resigned as a corporal days after he was seen pulling a teenager in a bikini to the ground and cuffing her. The incident took place in McKinney, Texas and was taped by a witness who posted the video on YouTube. The footage shows police officers responding to reports about fighting…

Routine Execution Turned into a Horror Story – New Details

New details have emerged about the gruesome botched execution attempt of 38-year-old Clayton Lockett who underwent agony on the execution table before he died last year. The ordeal lasted for 43 minutes and resulted in doctors and staff panicking and finally closing the curtains of the execution…

Fifteen Drivers To Be Prosecuted For Filming Lorry Collision

Ever thought about filming an accident, if so, you better change your perspectives, as this action might just end up sending you to jail. Still cannot believe me, well ask 15 drivers who stand to face a possible jail term for filming an accident. The 15 drivers were using their mobile phones to film…

Witness Claims He Knows where Natalee Holloway’s Body is

Jurien de Jong claims that he knows where to find the body of Natalee Holloway who went missing a decade ago. Prosecutors, however, are persuaded otherwise. According to de Jong, the body is hidden in a crawl space of a Marriott holiday complex in Aruba. He also claims he was the last one to see her…

A Man Struck by Lightning Survives

A man from Nampa, Idaho, was struck by a lightning and he survived the impact, report the media. When he was brought to a hospital, Ryan Cross, aged 34, has been diagnosed with brain bleeding and was put in the Intensive Care Unit in Saint Alphonsus hospital. His wife says that Cross is now able to…

Deadly Biker Gunfight Could Have Been Prevented, Police Say

The fatal gunfight that took place in Waco, Texas, could have been prevented by the restaurant management, said local police today. The fight took place on Sunday during which nine people were killed and some 18 were injured. Rival motorcycle gangs used guns, knives, clubs and other weapons. As many…

Undocumented DACA recipients to Pay In-State Tuition

People who have immigrated to Arizona and are waiting for their documents are lawful residents of the state and thus can attend colleges and pay in-state tuition, ruled a judge. The ruling may be connected to President Barack Obama's program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)…

Anti-Gay Lawmaker Exposed on Grindr Gay App

Randy Boehning, Republican in the state of North Dakota has come out as a bisexual after his nude photos leaked from a gay app called Grindr. He voted against a law that would extend the housing, workplace and other rights to LGBT residents of North Dakota. He revealed to the media that he was into…

Avian Flu Virus Found: More Than Five Million Hens to Be Put Down

More than five million hens will be put down in the western area of Iowa. Laboratory testing has confirmed that there is an outbreak of bird flu in the state. The news was announced by the United States Department of Agriculture. This farm is the largest in the U.S. to be affected by avian flu since…

Ukraine still in stress

On January 24th the terror in Ukraine continued. A Ukrainian port city of Mariupol was shelled for no particular reason. A statement released by the Ukrainian defense council carries the information that three attacks were made from different rocket launchers on and around Mariupol. Many schools,…

Apple Pay Criticized by Banks over High Fraud Rate

When Apple was preparing to introduce Apple Pay last summer to iPhones, all major banks have rushed to become available as a pay option on the latest Apple adventure, with many of the executives saying Apple pay is the future, therefore it is good. However, only six months later, many of the banks…

Woman killed in Kabul

When you read a title like this, you would probably think she has done something really big, or it was some kind of accident, and that's how she ended up dead. Unfortunately there are no big reasons, or normal reasons at all. This poor woman was killed, in Kabul - Afghanistan, because she was…

NSA shooting: One Dead After Car Rams Security Gate

One person was killed and other seriously injured after a shooting broke out at the main gates to the US National Security Agency at the Fort Meade, Maryland. Among the ones who were injured was an NSA officer who was taken to hospital. Reports indicate that the shooting started at (14:00 GMT) after…

Locals Help Prevent Spread Of Ebola By Staying In

Local population at Freetown, Sierra Leone, cooperated whole-heatedly in effecting the lockdown proposed to keep Ebola virus at bay. This was the second occasion when the city with a population of six million were advised to remain indoors in a bid to contain the spread of the highly contagious…

Amendments To The Land Bill Make It Pro-Farmer

The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Bill, 2015 or simply the Land Bill passed the Lok Sabha when the government convinced its allies to vote in favour of the bill, which had been amended with nine amendments. Two clauses…

New orders for square dancers in China

According to latest information, Chinese officials will start regulating square dancing in their country. This way of dancing is very popular among elderly Chinese women. They are gathering at night, in public squares for the group dance! Although it sounds nice, Chinese authorities are worrying for…

Clinton says used personal email account for convenience

On Tuesday Hillary Clinton finally addressed the media and the public on what is now building as a controversy that might interfere with her presidential aspirations come 2016. According to Clinton, she used her personal email given that it was more convenient. That said, her comments on Tuesday…

Solar Impulse 2 has started its voyage

It looks like there is no need for using fossil fuels anymore! The electric motors proved their capabilities. The first flight of the first solar powered plane has started! This aircraft took from Abu Dhabi and reached Muscat in Oman at 16:14 GMT. The flight lasted 12 hours, and in that time it…

A Sad Week in American Journalism

The past week has been a tragic week in American journalism with an impending retirement, a suspension, and two deaths to four leading journalists.On February 10, 2015, NBC suspended prime-time news anchor Brian Williams for misrepresenting his coverage of the Iraq War in 2003. Accused of lying of a…

Two Malaysians identified in IS beheading video from Syria

Authorities in Malaysia have been able to identify two Malaysians in a video which was released by the Islamic State of a beheading which many believe occurred in Syria. According to Ayub Khan, a deputy chief at police counter-terrorism division, two of the men who took part in the beheading of a…

Islamic State fighters attack Samara ahead of army offensive

On Saturday, suicide bombers and fighters from the Islamic State attacked a northern Iraqi city of Samarra, where Iraqi forces and Shi’ite militia had joined forces and were planning an offensive against radical Sunni militants. According to security sources as well as residents in the area,…

U.S. CHARGES THREE WITH CONSPIRING TO SUPPORT ISLAMIC STATE

On Wednesday this week, three men were charged with conspiring to support Islamic State two of three suspects had planned to travel to Syria so as to fight on behalf of the Islamic State militants, according to U.S. authorities. 19-year old Akhror Saidakhmetov, who was among the three that were…

ISLAMIC STATE IN SYRIA ABDUCTS AT LEAST 90 CHRISTIANS

On Tuesday a monitoring group which is tracking the violence in Syria, reported that Islamic State militants in Syria have abducted at least 90 Christians in the country’s northeastern area. The Islamic state militants carried out dawn raids in Syria’s rural villages which are home to…

Storm in Australia

Parts Of Australia On The Brink Of Severe Destruction By Two Storms Several coastal towns in northern Australia were evacuated in anticipation of strong winds coupled with cyclonic movements in the ocean courtesy of two powerful storms, Cyclone Ram and Cyclone Marcia. Northern Territory and parts of…

Sexual Assault Charges On Former Vancouver Olympics CEO Dropped

A judge threw out another sexual assault lawsuit against former Vancouver Olympics CEO, John Furlong. In a decision reached by B.C. Supreme Court Justice Miriam threw away the 2013 sexual assault claims that the former Vancouver CEO was facing. Grace West tells how she used to be sexually assaulted…

Cara Delevingne scores another impressive job

Cara Delevingne has a long resume filled with all kinds of positions and occupations – from modeling to acting and designing, Cara does it all. Anyhow, the gorgeous model felt that she could easily manage to add yet another activity on her already busy schedule – contributing editor to a…

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