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Fire Engulfs Major Brazilian Museum

Rio’s Quinta da Boa Vista National Museum houses artifacts including mummies and the Americas’ oldest human fossil A massive fire engulfed Brazil’s largest history and science museum, home to a collection of 20 million items including the Americas’ oldest human fossil, Egyptian mummies, archaeological pottery, gigantic tropical beetles and much more. As firefighters in Rio […]

Upset Ice Cube fan opens fire, shot by police as panic engulfs concert venue

Ice Cube, who once rapped “shotgun bullets is bad for yo’ health,” was due to perform at San Diego’s Del Mar Racecourse on Sunday. As crowds gathered, the racecourse tweeted just after 6.30pm that tickets were completely sold out. On hearing the news, one die-hard fan got into an argument with staff at the […]

Huge fire engulfs Saudi Arabian public prosecution building (VIDEOS)

Videos posted online show one side of the building entirely engulfed in flames, with thick plumes of black smoke emerging from the inferno. More than 20 firefighting and rescue units were sent to the scene and were eventually able to control the fire, Al Arabiya reported. Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdul Aziz, Prince of […]

Massive sandstorm engulfs the city of Golmud, China

     A huge sandstorm yesterday swept across a city in northern China within minutes. Apocalyptic video footage, taken by residents, shows how the cloud of thick dust more than 100 feet tall engulfed the city of Golmud in Qinghai Province. The sandstorm was accompanied by gale-force winds of up to 20.7 metres per second, according […]

Massive blaze engulfs buildings in central New Orleans, 60 firefighters on scene

     Firefighters are battling a large blaze in Bayou St John in Mid City, New Orleans. No-one has been reported injured in the fire but authorities are urging residents to avoid the area. New Orleans Fire Department chief Tim McConnell said the blaze started in a warehouse which houses the ‘NOLA Til Ya Die’ clothes […]

1 dead, 24 injured after fire engulfs care home in western Germany

The blaze engulfed the Domicil retirement home in Offenbach, close to Frankfurt-am-Main, on Monday morning, local media outlets said. Fire brigades were scrambled at around 3.40am local time, and arrived at the scene to deal with the emergency. One man was found dead inside his room on the second floor of the building, while 24 […]

Sandstorm apocalypse: Orange ‘blizzard’ engulfs Chinese city (VIDEO)

The city of Xilingol bore the brunt of the monster storm as it swept in off the Gobi desert. Chinese news outlet CGTN aired video footage of the storm as it lashed the Mongolian city’s streets. The images show a rolling wall of sand quickly consuming the town, turning the sky a deep orange and […]

10 reportedly killed as major blaze engulfs shoe factory in Siberia (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

“According to preliminary estimates, 10 people have died,” a source in the emergency response team told Interfax. “Having noticed signs of a fire at the factory, they attempted to extinguish the blaze on their own, before the arrival of firefighters, but died from carbon monoxide poisoning.”  A source in the local branch of the Emergencies Ministry […]

What we know about Nice suspect: Father of 3, solitary & not very religious

FOLLOW NICE ATTACK LIVE UPDATES After police finally neutralized the attacker, they searched the truck and managed to find ID papers belonging Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a 31-year-old French national who was born in Tunisia, sources told media. Later heavily-armed police forces searched an apartment in a working-class neighborhood in Nice where the alleged attacker lived. […]

Russia Deploying 3 New divisions To Counter NATO Buildup At Its Border

Russia is to deploy three new military divisions, two in the west and one in the south to counterbalance NATO’s increased military presence near its borders. Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu announced on Wednesday: “The Defense Ministry is taking a number of measures to respond to the NATO military buildup at the Russian border” adding that […]

A Very Bizarre Claim About What Eating Chicken Will Do To You According to PETA

People are not happy about Peta tweeting that ‘eating chicken can make your kid’s dick small’. The claim is based on a study which links phthalates – a chemical used in packaging that can migrate into meat and cheese in the US* – to stunted foetal development. So it’s an important thing to raise awareness of. People […]

Heavy Infighting Among Al-Nusra And ISIS In Damascus Countryside

A senior ISIL commander has reportedly been killed during intense infighting between the al-Nusra Front and ISIS terrorists in al-Qalamoun, north-east of the Syrian capital Damascus. Fars News reports: Abu Azam, an ISIL field commander, and his men were killed in Jaroud al-Jarajir area in Al-Qalamoun. The al-Nusra Front captured several ISIL-controlled military positions in […]

Don’t speak German? No residency: Berlin says refugees must integrate in order to stay

Around one million asylum seekers arrived in Germany in 2015,according to government officials, while de Maiziere believes a further 100,000 have arrived in the country since the New Year. Germany is seen as an attractive destination for refugees due to its perceived generous benefits schemes. However, the German interior minister says he wants to see […]

The battle for Aleppo: The Shia fortress

Original by Aleksandr Kots and Dmitriy Steshin published by Komsomolskaya Pravda; translation by J.Hawk      Aleppo is Syria’s biggest city and its industrial heart. The proximity to Turkey and, of course, to sea ports, used to be a positive factor, but during the last five years it was the city’s bitter misfortune. Contrary to rumors, […]

Deadly tornadoes rip through central Florida

     Couple killed but son and grandchildren escaped injured after twister destroys home as state officials report damage in other areas Severe weather sparked a pair of tornadoes that ripped through central Florida before dawn on Sunday, officials said. A couple was killed and their son and four grandchildren were injured when one of the […]

Endangered Species Monday: Papustyla pulcherrima | Special Report.

Endangered Species Monday: Papustyla pulcherrima | Special Report. Endangered Species Monday: Papustyla pulcherrima Manus Green Tree Snail – Very first invertebrate to be listed on the Endangered Species Act of the United States of America (2015) Endangered Species Post Special Report.  This Monday’s Endangered Species Post (ESP) I take a wee glimpse into the life of the […]

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