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Emergency: Russian cargo ship with 450 tons of fuel adrift off Canada coast (VIDEO)
Canadian and US coast guards have been struggling to tow a 135-meter Russian cargo ship after it lost power in gale force wind conditions. As 450 tons of bunker oil and diesel were on board the ship, the situation prompted fears of an ecological disaster.

18.10.2014 23:27

FBI informant organized Anonymous hackers’ attacks on government sites in 30 countries
Government websites in the UK, Australia and more than two dozen other countries were provided by an undercover FBI informant to a hacker involved with the group Anonymous as cybertargets to attack, according to previously unpublished documents.

02.10.2014 14:19

NYC stages world's ‘biggest ever’ climate change march (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Not even a gloomy sky could dampen the spirits of climate activists Sunday, as up to 310,000 marched through New York City pushing for international action against global warming. Thousands of rallies across the world called on governments for change.

21.09.2014 20:05

500,000 people ill with mosquito-borne virus in Dominican Republic
The mosquito virus chikungunya has left almost 500,000 people ill, and 109 of them are newborn babies, according to an official in the Dominican Republic hit by the disease.

20.09.2014 14:51

Happiest country in the world? Global index may surprise you
When you think of how happy people in a whole country are, what do you take into account? True, country well-being and perception of own happiness depend greatly on the economic situation. But it’s Panama that tops Gallup’s Global Well-being Index.

18.09.2014 08:31

World hunger: No reason for celebration yet, data masks real struggle – UN
While the number of hungry people across the globe has seen a sharp fall over the past decade, one in nine people throughout the world – 805 million – still do not have enough to eat, says a joint report by three UN food and agriculture agencies.

16.09.2014 22:46

Yellowstone supervolcano eruption would be disastrous for entire US – study
If the massive supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park erupted again, scientists believe it would blanket much of the United States in ash and potentially sever communication as well as travel between the country’s coasts.

02.09.2014 19:13

Puerto Rico announces epidemic of mosquito-borne virus chikungunya
Puerto Rican health officials declared Thursday an epidemic of chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that has shown up in more than 200 confirmed cases across the island as of late last month.

18.07.2014 16:30

‘Because he’s my friend’: 7yo Canadian raises over $54K for buddy’s surgery
His best friend suffers from cerebral palsy, so 7-year-old Quinn from Canada started selling lemonade to help pay for expensive surgery. With his small business, supported by a crowdfunding campaign, Quinn made over $54,000, giving his friend hope.

08.07.2014 18:25

Obama seeks to modify law to speed up deportation of unaccompanied children
President Barack Obama wants to change a 2008 law that details how the US government deals with undocumented immigrant minors, in the hopes of speeding up deportations during an influx of illegal border crossings through the Rio Grande Valley.

03.07.2014 02:53

'Public has no idea how NATO spends money': Dutch auditors call for more transparency
Dutch auditors claim NATO member states - which contribute to the organization’s budget from a combined $1 trillion in defense spending - are largely unaware of how these funds are being spent, as most of the alliance’s expenditures remain classified.

11.06.2014 07:39

Lightning hits truck with passengers in Canada (FREAKY VIDEO LIST)
A surveillance video has caught a freak moment of a truck turning into a fireball as it gets hit by a lighting while on a road in Canada. Watch this and other shocking videos of recent devastating lighting strikes.

08.06.2014 18:14