Flights Canceled, Russian Volcano – Russian volcanoes have caused low visibility as it spewed ash over the weekend, causing Alaska Airlines to cancel several flights.
Cleveland Boy Shot By Police – Not everyday justice is served rightfully. The latest news comes from Cleveland where a 12-year old boy had been shot to death by a responding officer. According to a report by CNN, the boy’s death is entirely his fault as he reportedly failed to “exercise due care."
Missing UK Teens ISIS – Despite the government’s actions against ISIS on social media platforms, they had failed to intervene when one young woman recruited three teenagers from Britain via social media. The woman is reportedly a poster girl for ISIS and had used the power of the web to recruit three underage teenagers from the United Kingdom.
Metrolink Crash Today – What should have been just another day at the Metrolink train station, turned out to be the worst day for passengers. Due to a truck that took a wrong turn and stopped directly on the railroad track, a commuter train had inevitably crashed into it. More than 30 people have been left injured due to the incident.
The North Carolina woman Powerball winner is reportedly a single mother of four. She came forward Monday as one of three winners in a huge Powerball jackpot drawn early February. The North Carolina woman Powerball winner presented one of three winning tickets for the $564 million Powerball jackpot sold at a convenience store in Shallotte, a coastal town just north of the South Carolina border, according to Fox News.
Mummy in Statue – One monk has taken the phrase “rest in peace” quite literally. Researchers have discovered that within an ancient Chinese Buddha statue was the remains of Buddhist master Liuquan of the Chinese Meditation School. How old is the mummy and how was such procedure possible?
Jeh Johnson Mall Threat – The US Homeland Security Chief, Jeh Johnson, had appeared on CNN early Sunday. In his interview, Johnson had warned American citizens to take precautions when heading out to the mall, particularly the Mall of America. All this because of an online threat made by a terrorist group.
Piggly Wiggly Crash – In some cases of road accidents, drivers behind the wheel who had been the cause of the incident usually get charged for reckless driving. However, the latest case involving a 92-year old man and nine cars parked at Piggly Wiggly’s parking lot – no charges will be cited against him.
US Loudest Quietest spots have been indicated on a map by none other than the National Park Service Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division. So what parts of the United States made it to the list of quietest? What parts of the United States have been dubbed as the loudest?
Jewish Graves Desecrated With Slogans – Five teenage boys, aged 15-17, were apprehended by French police. The five teens reportedly defaced and knocked over Jewish gravestones. This incident has been dubbed a hate message in times of the terrorist act in Denmark and Paris.
Chicago-Area Substitute Teacher Bully – It looks like bullying doesn’t involve only students. The latest report of bullying now involves a substitute teacher in the Chicago area. What did the teacher do to the student that had it counted as an act of bullying?
Copenhagen Shooting Attack PM – The man involved in two terrorist attacks in Copenhagen has finally been shot dead by Danish police. Still unidentified, the man is reportedly responsible for shooting down two civilians and severely wounding five police officials. The shooting was done in separate events, first being the attack on a synagogue, and the second at an event where talks on freedom of speech was being held.
Bus Train Collision Mexico February 13 – Around 16 people were killed in a collision that occurred north of Mexico on Friday night. The collision involved a bus on the highway and a freight train. Aside from the 16 people who died that night, 30 other people sustained injuries. So what led to the crash?
Chapel Hill Shooting – While thousands of mourners gathered for the funeral of three Muslim students killed in the Chapel Hill shooting in North Carolina, their father told the crowd they were shot because of a hate crime.
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Grand Canyon Wolf Sighting – It has been a decade since a wolf made its appearance at the Grand Canyon. Now, it seems this event is unlikely to repeat since the wolf identified at the sighting has been killed in Utah. A hunter had mistaken the wolf for a coyote.
Florida Couple Dumpster – Florida authorities reported that an intoxicated man and woman had to be rescued after falling asleep inside a Dumpster then later emptied into a garbage truck, according to the Associated Press. A driver from Progressive Waste Solutions said he found the Florida couple dumpster at the back of his truck Wednesday morning.
Chapel Hill Shooting – The Muslim society mourns the death of three young hopeful Muslims shot to death in Chapel Hill early today. It has already been dubbed as a hate crime committed by an atheist identified Craig Stephen Hicks. Early reports claim Hicks had shot three of the young Muslims due to a fight over parking space, but was this truly the reason to end their lives?
NYPD Cops Indicted – The cop responsible for the “accidental” death of Akai Gurley has been indicted. Peter Liang, the rookie NYPD cop, is set to face charges for manslaughter after shooting an unarmed man. Following the charges, Gurley’s family has rejoiced over justice finally being served. Liang on the other hand is in complete shock.
American Hostage Killed In Rescue Mission – Years after her death in 2013, Kayla Mueller’s parents have finally spoken up about the failed rescue mission that cost their daughter’s life. Mueller is the fourth American hostage to be killed at the hands of the Islamic State militants. Could her life have been saved if the US Special Forces had listened to Mueller’s parents to deal with a negotiation instead?
Magna Carta Copy – A 700-year-old copy of the Magna Carta has reportedly been found in a scrapbook in Kent, England during a search of a council's archives. The discovery of the Magna Carta copy occurred months before the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta in Runnymede in 1215.
Apparently, there’s a bizarre trend going around these past few months. Teenagers have been taking selfies to the extremes. Last Feb 2014, an Alabama high school student was under fire after taking a selfie with a dead body from a biology lab. Yet, the girl selfie with dead body isn’t the worst of its kind as the latest involves a boy from Pennsylvania who took a selfie with the body of his murder victim.
Coast Guard Shooting – Adrian Loya, Petty Office Second Class, has finally been arrested following the deadly shoot out leaving one female Coast Guard dead, while severely injuring another Coast Guard and a cop. What led to the deadly shooting?
Canada is now allowing doctor-assisted suicide after its highest court has approved it in a unanimous ruling on Friday.