October 27, 2020

Report says the world’s wilderness is vanishing

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From WN New research from scientists at the University of Queensland and the Wildlife Conservation Society is calling for urgent international action after their report released on Wednesday revealed just five nations were responsible for 70% of the world’s remaining, untouched wilderness, according to The Guardian. The report included a new global map which described […]

Canada set to become largest country ever to legalize recreational marijuana

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From WN Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ran his 2015 campaign on a promise to legalize marijuana for recreational use and will now see Canada become the largest country in the world to do so on Wednesday, according to USA Today. The move could start a global revolution concerning the legalization of marijuana as Canada […]

Amateur sleuth claims to have found missing flight MH370 on Google Maps

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From WN A British man claims to have found the wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 plane while searching on Google Maps, according to The New York Post. Ian Wilson is an amateur tech-sleuth who claims to have found the remains of the historic aviation mystery after the plane disappeared in 2014 with […]

Thousands evacuated after a dam breach flooded more than 100 villages in Myanmar

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From WN Officials said at least 50,000 people were evacuated in central Myanmar on Wednesday after a dam breach flooded more than 100 villages and towns and damaged one of the major highways in the area on Wednesday, according to The Guardian. Fire authorities dispatched a team to the Swar irrigation dam after the breach […]

Police work to trace steps of botched NYC pipe bomb attack

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From WN New York Police Department were reviewing more than 6,000 security cameras while they traced the suspect’s steps after an explosion happened during rush hour traffic in a crowded subway corridor close to the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Monday morning, leaving five people injured, according to CBS News. CBS News homeland security correspondent […]

Woman found naked after surviving in wilderness for a month

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From WN Police in Bullock County, Alabama were working to piece together the last month for a woman who went missing in July but was found naked on a rural road this past weekend after surviving on berries and muddy water, according to NBC News. Judy Garner discovered Lisa Theris while driving along Highway 82, […]

Woman on trial for manslaughter after texting boyfriend to commit suicide

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From WN 20-year-old Michelle Carter was charged with involuntary manslaughter over the suicide of Conrad Roy III after repeatedly telling her boyfriend to kill himself on Tuesday in Massachusetts , according to BBC News. Prosecutors allege that Carter is responsible after she encouraged the 18-year-old Roy to kill himself in order to attract sympathy for […]

Opposition Leader Capriles tear-gassed during rrotest in Caracas

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From WN.Com While marching in protest of the policies of current President Nicolas Maduro, former presidential candidate Henrique Capriles was tear-gassed on Monday, according to The Washington Post. Capriles is the one of the current leaders of the opposition movement in Venezuela and were gathering with thousands to control and block highway in the capital […]

Dramatic daylight heist takes place right outside Albanian capital

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From Wn.com Five gunmen took off with large sacks of cash after sticking up armored vans close to Albania’s main international airport while drivers nearby filmed the heist on their mobile phones on Thursday, according to Reuters. Police said the gunmen used two vehicles to run into the armored vans before shooting out their tires […]

Officials hint MH370 crash site could be just north of search area

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From Wn.com News Investigators announced their findings on Monday that the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said it’s unlikely the plane would be found in the expanse of the Indian Ocean that crews have been focusing on for two years. Instead it’s likely the crash occurred in an area further north which indicates the search […]