CATALONIA ANNOUNCES INDEPENDENCE DATE

Catalonia has set Independence Day for Monday, October 9 after holding a referendum which Spain had declared illegal. The Catalonia Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont said he favored mediation to find a way out of the crisis but that Spain’s central government had rejected this. Puigdemont told the BBC he would ask the region’s parliament More...

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By editor On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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MEXICO EARTHQUAKE: DEATH TOLL CLIMBS AS VOLUNTEERS JOIN FRANTIC SEARCH FOR SURVIVORS

  Rescue workers backed by an army of untrained volunteers searched for survivors buried under mounds of rubble as the death toll from Tuesday’s powerful earthquake climbed to at least 237 across central Mexico. Death More...

By editor On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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PLANE CRASHES INTO SHOPPING MALL, 5 DIE

Five persons died today when a small plane crashed into a shopping mall in Melbourne Australia. The crash occurred before the mall was opened to the public. Four  of the dead were United States citizens, the U.S. More...

By editor On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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GERMAN TRAIN ATTACK: IS RELEASES VIDEO OF ‘AFGHAN KNIFEMAN’

The so-called Islamic State has released a video purporting to show an Afghan asylum seeker making threats before attacking a German train. The 17-year-old injured four people with an axe and knife, one critically, More...

By editor On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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5 OFFICERS KILLED DURING PROTESTS AGAINST POLICE IN DALLAS SNIPER ATTACK

Shooters killed five officers at a protest over police violence in downtown Dallas, sending screaming crowds scrambling for shelter and spurring an investigation into who was behind the ambush. The deadly gunfire More...

By editor On Wednesday, June 29th, 2016
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SUICIDE BLASTS KILL DOZENS AT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

than 140 at Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport, the latest in a series of bombings to strike Turkey in recent months. Turkish officials said the massacre was most likely the work of the Islamic State group. Turkish More...

By editor On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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HILLARY CLINTON STANDS ON THE SHOULDERS OF THE FEMALE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES WHO COME BEFORE HER

There always has to be a first. Though she just became the first woman to clinch the nomination of either major U.S. political party, Hillary Clinton wasn’t by any stretch the first woman to run for President. More...

By editor On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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OBAMA, IN JAPAN, EMPHASIZES LINGERING THREAT OF NUCLEAR WAR

President Obama said, he was preparing to visit Hiroshima on Friday to emphasize that decades after the end of the Cold War, the world still faces the threat of nuclear war. “I do think that part of the reason More...

By Adewale ibrahim On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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CLINTON AND TRUMP ATTACK EACH OTHER, PREVIEWING THE VICIOUS ELECTION TO COME

The two frontrunners are ready for their general election head-to-head. The primary calendar, the delegate count, and their remaining challengers would agree that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have work left More...

By Adewale ibrahim On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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ECUADOR EARTHQUAKE KILLS 238, INJURIES 1,500

At least 238 people have been confirmed dead, with hundreds more injured after a 7.8-magnitude quake rocked the central coast of Ecuador, Sky News reports. A state of emergency had been declared in six provinces More...