Police are searching for a man who shot a police officer in Ferguson

Police are searching for a man who shot a police officer in Ferguson

As Ferguson, Missouri continues to be the site of nightly protests, two police officers were fired at last night in separate incidents that were unrelated to the protests. According to the police, a male Ferguson officer was shot in the arm during a routine patrol stop at around 9PM. The officer was conducting a business check at the Ferguson Community Center when he noticed a man near the back of the building. When the officer got out of his vehicle to investigate, the man ran away, which prompted a foot chase. “During the foot pursuit, … [Read More...]

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Serbia hosts its first Gay Pride march in four years

Serbia hosts its first Gay Pride march in four years

Gay rights activists in Serbia have held the nation’s first Pride Parade since the practice was banned back in 2010, walking through the streets of Belgrade, the nation’s capital, which were emptied of traffic and pedestrians by a massive security operation. Thousands of riot police – on foot, … [Read More...]

Khodorkovsky says he would lead Russia if called upon to do so

Khodorkovsky says he would lead Russia if called upon to do so

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a former tycoon who spent a decade in jail for defying the Russian government, has openly stated his new political ambitions by announcing that, should he be called on, he is willing to lead the Russian people in this time of great crisis. "I would not be interested in the … [Read More...]

Florida murder-suicide results in 8 deaths

Florida murder-suicide results in 8 deaths

A man shot and killed his daughter and six grandchildren at his Florida home yesterday before turning the gun on himself and committing suicide, according to local law enforcement officials. The incident occurred in Gilchrist County in a small town about 30 miles west of Gainesville. Gilchrist … [Read More...]

Congress votes in favor of Obama’s plan to arm Syrian rebels

Congress votes in favor of Obama’s plan to arm Syrian rebels

Last night, the United States Senate voted 78-22 in favor of President Barack Obama’s plan to train and arm rebels in Syria to help combat ISIS. The vote followed the 319-108 favorable vote from the House of Representatives the day before, which means that all the bill needs is a signature from … [Read More...]

Microsoft will announce its acquisition of the creators of Minecraft on Monday

Microsoft will announce its acquisition of the creators of Minecraft on Monday

A rumor began going around the internet a few days ago that Microsoft was discussing an acquisition of Mojang, the company behind the wildly popular Minecraft. New reports suggest that the surprise $2.5 billion deal will be officially announced by Microsoft on Monday. There are numerous reasons … [Read More...]

Columbia students and together to help fellow student and rape survivor

Columbia students and together to help fellow student and rape survivor

A week or so ago, a student at Columbia University made a vow to carry a mattress with her across campus until the man who raped her was brought to justice and expelled. As part of her “Carry That Weight” project, Emma Sulkowicz wasn’t allowed to ask other students to help her carry the mattress, … [Read More...]

Russia has successfully tested a new nuclear missile

Russia has successfully tested a new nuclear missile

According to the country’s naval forces, Russia carried out a successful test of its new Bulava intercontinental nuclear missile earlier today and plans to perform two more test launches in October and November. President Vladimir Putin said that Russia must maintain its nuclear deterrence due to … [Read More...]

The Dutch are importing prisoners from Norway

The Dutch are importing prisoners from Norway

Norway is sending several hundred of its convicted criminals to the Netherlands to serve their sentences in Dutch prisons because there is no room for them in their home country. On the other hand, the Netherlands is closing down many of its jails due to the number of empty cells, making this pretty … [Read More...]

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What are the Safest Sedans Coming Out in 2015?

When a consumer purchases a sedan for either a family or as a daily commuter car usually the first question asked is how is the gas mileage which is quickly followed by questions regarding the safety record and ratings. The following sedans are the top rated sedans for safety for the upcoming model … [Read More...]

President Obama approves a Civil War soldier for the Medal of Honor

President Obama approves a Civil War soldier for the Medal of Honor

More than 150 years after his courageous death in the Battle of Gettysburg, an officer in the Union Army is being awarded the highest military decoration that the United States has to offer, thanks to a campaign by his descendants and Civil War buffs that has lasted decades. The White House … [Read More...]

Snapchat has been valued at around $10 billion

Snapchat has been valued at around $10 billion

Rather than flirting with internet giants such as Facebook and Google, Snapchat decided to take the road of independence, and its founders may have just become billionaires as a result. The company is reportedly in the process of raising another round of funding which could value the company ay … [Read More...]

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Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano begins sub-glacial eruption

Iceland raised its aviation alert to red earlier today as a sub-glacial eruption began at the Bardarbunga volcano, which has been rattled by thousands of earthquakes over the past week, according to the country’s Meteorological Office. “The rate of earthquakes has increased such that they are happening so quickly that it is difficult for the [...]

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