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  • Australian newscaster on air breaks down: Sudden death comes as a shock to newscaster
    Australian newscaster on air breaks down: Death hits home, Natalie Barr cries
    Stirringly, an Australian newscaster on the air breaks down this week live on video after learning she was friends with the loved ones of a Sydney hostage victim. Natalie Barr, a beloved reporter for Channel Seven’s Sunrise News, became...
  • Terrorist threats against movie theaters showing “The Interview”
    Terrorist threats against movie theaters showing “The Interview”
    A new film that is due to be released in theaters on Christmas Day, “The Interview” is causing alarm for movie goers. Hackers have penetrated Sony Pictures pulling many files and emails from the corporation and have threatened to...
  • Map of Pakistan
    Hundreds of children gunned down by Taliban
    CNN reports breaking news this morning coming from Pakistan where gunmen and bombers attacked a school.The report indicates that those who were killed now number in the hundreds and were mostly children. Apparently the terrorists targeted young...
  • Urge prevent more deaths in prisons in Venezuela
    Urge prevent more deaths in prisons in Venezuela
    The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) urged today to the State of Venezuela to adopt the necessary measures to guarantee the lives of the inmates in Venezuelan prisons and enhance theirs security after the decease of more than...
  • BP promotes itself at the Rio Oil & Gas Expo and Conference in September
    Environmental groups outline 19 La. projects for RESTORE funding (part 2 of 2)
    Yesterday, Dec. 9 the Environmental Defense Fund, National Wildlife Federation and the National Audubon Society jointly put out a report detailing the programs they urge the RESTORE Council to fund. Earlier this month, the RESTORE Council released...
  • Pipeline Safety
    Pipeline Safety
    Pipelines that carry natural gas, electricity, phone cables, internet wiring,water, sewage,and many other types of materials are buried underground throughout the United States of America.You can find pipelines buried in commercial, industrial,...
  • Amsterdam
    Amsterdam ends up on hot travel destinations list
    A new report from cruise trends reveals that Amsterdam is becoming a hot destination. Known for the “Windmills and Tulips” tours, the city’s river cruise options are tourist favorites. Myanmar also made the list, but Amsterdam...
  • The truth of what Santa Claus does in his spare time is fascinating
    The truth of what Santa Claus does in his spare time is fascinating
    Santa Claus is the busiest man in the world this time of year as he prepares for the 31 hours it takes beginning Christmas Eve to visit over 90 million homes.The nine reindeer, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen and...
  • Thailand Grand Palace
    Thailand's reputation as a tourist destination damaged
    Two Burmese men, Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo, both 21, have been formally charged with the murders of British backpackers Hannah Witheridge and David Miller in Thailand in September of this year.The two immigrants were arrested two weeks after the...
  • A brown pelican doused in oil struggled at Barataria Bay two months following the spill, before the well was capped
    Environmental groups outline 19 La. projects for RESTORE funding (part 1 of 2)
    Environmental groups hope to increase storm surge protection for Louisiana, divert sediment from the Mississippi River, restore barrier islands and marine and wildlife habitats and more. This is why today they announced their proposed projects to...
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby: Guilty until proven innocent?
    Bill Cosby: Guilty until proven innocent?After a recent comedy performance in Florida, Cosby spoke out about the various sexual assault allegations against him, telling the Florida Today, “I know people are tired of me not saying anything,...
  • Gag reflex: China chicken to enter U.S. food stream
    Gag reflex: China chicken to enter U.S. food stream
    When a Chinese conglomerate bought America’s largest pork producer last year, it was only a matter of time until the chickens came home to roost. On Saturday, things got a bit scarier.After Shuanghui International’s $7.1 billion...
  • Photos: Victoria's Secret takes 2014 fashion show to Great Britain
    Photos: Victoria's Secret takes 2014 fashion show to Great Britain
    Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, a tradition that attracted nearly 10 million tv viewers last year, took its act across the pond this year and filmed the famous catwalk in London on December 2. The show airs in the U.S. on December 9, 10/9c, on...
  • Faith leaders from all over the world gather to help eradicate modern slavery, 2014
    Faith leaders from all over the world gather to help eradicate modern slavery
    Today is the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. The day was put into place on Dec. 2, 1949 by the General Assembly of the United Nations. The day does not come without an aim. Leaders are focused on eradicating modern forms of slavery...
  • The Face of Change
    Taiwan elections send a wake up call to presidents
    When Taiwan hosted a successful technology event in Memorial City Mall in Houston late September, it was a lauded a sign of advancement in the industry and progress for the island nation in recent years.But Taiwanese voters sent a different world...