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Indonesia Landslide Kills 18, Leaves 90 Missing

December 13th, 2014
Indonesia Landslide Kills 18, Leaves 90 Missing

Indonesia Landslide Kills 18, Leaves 90 Missing, A mudslide set off by torrential rains rushed down hills into a village in central Indonesia and swept away scores of homes, killing at least 18 people and leaving 90 others missing, officials said Saturday. About 105 houses were swept away by the landslide late Friday in Jemblung […]

2 US Troops, Court Official Killed In Afghanistan

December 13th, 2014
2 US Troops, Court Official Killed In Afghanistan

2 US Troops, Court Official Killed In Afghanistan, Separate insurgent attacks killed two U.S. troops and a top Afghan court official, authorities said Saturday, part of a surging wave of militant assaults ahead of the withdrawal of most foreign troops at the end of the month. Security in the capital, Kabul, has been stepped up […]

GTA 5 ‘Violence Against Women’ Criticisms Spurs Ban

December 3rd, 2014
GTA 5 ‘Violence Against Women’ Criticisms Spurs Ban

GTA 5 ‘Violence Against Women’ Criticisms Spurs Ban, Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick has released a statement regarding GTA V’s ban from Target Australia. You can see his full statement below. “We are disappointed that an Australian retailer has chosen no longer to sell Grand Theft Auto V–a title that has won extraordinary critical acclaim and […]

Michael Brown’s Stepfather Apologizes For Angry Reaction To Grand Jury Decision

December 3rd, 2014
Michael Brown’s Stepfather Apologizes For Angry Reaction To Grand Jury Decision

Michael Brown’s Stepfather Apologizes For Angry Reaction To Grand Jury Decision, Facing possible criminal charges for his angry reaction to the grand jury’s decision not to charge Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of his stepson, Michael Brown’s stepfather, Louis Head, apologized Wednesday. “Something came over me as I watched and listened to my wife, […]

NASA Mars Orbiter Hopes To Solve Mystery

September 21st, 2014
NASA Mars Orbiter Hopes To Solve Mystery

NASA Mars Orbiter Hopes To Solve Mystery, A NASA spacecraft designed to investigate how Mars lost its water is expected to put itself into orbit around the Red Planet on Sunday after a 10-month journey. After traveling 442 million miles (711 million km) from Earth, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, or MAVEN, probe faces […]

Over 100,000 People Seek Refuge In Turkey

September 21st, 2014
Over 100,000 People Seek Refuge In Turkey

Over 100,000 People Seek Refuge In Turkey, The number of refugees seeking shelter in Turkey from the Islamic State group’s advance across northern Syria has hit 100,000 in less than a week, an official said Sunday. The head of Turkey’s disaster management agency, Fuat Oktay, said the figure relates to Syrians escaping the area near […]