Another conflict? France has decided to postpone the shipment of a warship to Russia amid months of speculation that this is going to be the largest arms sale by a NATO country to the Kremlin, reports Huffington Post.
Yemen frees hostages – Seven Yemenis and one US military expert were included in the hostages by a group said to be linked to the al-Qaeda. Thankfully, in a raid put up by the Yemeni Special Forces, the eight hostages were freed. Those who had taken them hostage however did not experience the same fate of freedom.
Traveling and working abroad is difficult around the holidays. You start thinking about grandmas' broccoli casserole and your aunt's weird cocktail creations. Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for the friends and family in your life, but it also can make any expat feel homesick.
Arson Fire Poland – A 750-year-old tree in Poland, which is also believed to be the oldest in the country, was damaged last week from a suspected arson fire. On Monday, Jerzy Wilanowski, deputy chief forest ranger in Szprotawa, said the arson fire Poland incident was battled by firefighters for more than 30 hours.
China building island could be proof that the country is flexing its considerable military muscle. This newly island is massive enough to host an airstrip that is located in the South China Sea.
Adolf Hitler watercolor paintings – The watercolor painting of the Munich city hall allegedly made by former Nazi dictator, Adolf Hitler, had been recently sold at an auction for a whopping $161,000 dollars. Ironically, prior to the sale of the artwork, the head of the auction house received complaints about selling works of the German tyrant.
A 26 year-old man was arrested after starting a rampage in the Logan International Airport on Saturday.
Security breach San Jose Airport – A man had been caught sneaking into San Jose Airport. Even after he was caught by airport authorities, the man identified as Miguel Zaragosa, had tried to escape arrest after stealing a vehicle of a maintenance worker. Zaragosa has been successfully arrested after the incident.
London Hyatt gas explosion – Shortly after midnight, the five-star Hyatt Regency Churchill in London had suffered an explosion at its basement. 14 people were reported to have been injured in the explosion. What could have led to the incident?
Traditionally, pets have not been allowed to roam freely in airports or airplanes, but times are changing for our fury friends and airplane travel.
Nestled on the northern coast of France, is a small village known as Bayeux. The town was first built under Roman control in the first century B.C. In 880 Vikings conquered Bayeux. The city developed into a stronghold for the Norman forces. It is from here that William the Conqueror of Normandy began his famous conquest of England in 1066. The town took part in several wars years later, including the 100 Years’ War and the Wars of Religion. Then in 1944, Bayeux was the first town liberated by the Allied forces on the second day of the D-Day invasion of Normandy. Luckily, the fighting did not destroy the town, and the history of this ancient town stayed preserved.
100-year old woman sees ocean for the first time – Ruby Holt finally got her long-time wish of visiting the sea. Holt, who is 100-years old, had spent her life picking cotton at a Tennessee farm. All thanks to a charity that granted her birthday wish, Holt spent her special day the Gulf of Mexico.
Recent earthquakes this 2014 were experienced by different parts of the world, with a recent update stating that at least two areas in California experienced moderate shaking while Indonesia got hit by a strong undersea quake.
Peruvian glow worm – Best to steer clear from the Peruvian forest if you spot any glowing lights in the soil. Such light has come from worms identified as the Peruvian glow worm whose method of attack greatly resembles that of the monster worms in the famous 1990 film, “Tremors.”
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Delta Airlines loses dog after misplacing the dog owner's precious cargo on one of its recent flights. Now the owner is upset since he is left clueless by the airlines on what really happened to his pet.
Strong winds fueled a growing flame leading to severe damages to a sprawling building at Columbus Farmers Market.
Settled in Southwest China is the city of Chengdu. It has lots of beautiful gardens and structures, but what it is most well known for is the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. The research base is just outside the city center and gives tourists a chance to see giant pandas up close in a truly unique way.
Chicago plane crash 2014 – Shortly after taking off at the Midway Airport Tuesday morning, a twin-engine cargo plane had crashed at the Southwest Side home. The plane's driver has been confirmed dead while the residents of the home, being an elderly couple, had miraculously survived.
A Thai radio host jailed recently was put behind bars for five years due to royal defamation, according to his lawyer Tuesday. The Thai radio host jailed is reportedly one of the first sentences passed by a military court for breaching the Lese Majeste Law since a May coup.
Gordon Ramsay got fake reservations in his restaurant and they were apparently from his rival restaurant.
Thinking of traveling this Thanksgiving and Christmas season? But afraid spending much too much over your next last-minute getaway? Here are some of the best tips to follow if you intend to save much while enjoying the perfect European holiday getaway.
New York pot arrests are going to be different this time around after a few changes on the city's marijuana policy have been made.
USS Ross sailors attacked by about 20 political activists happened in Istanbul Wednesday. Members of the Turkish Youth Union hurled objects at them, chased the three men and at one point, placed a bag over one of the heads of the USS Ross sailors attacked.