Category Archives: International

Somalia reeling after death toll rises over 300 from truck bombing International, News

By: Matt Owczarz The death toll from a deadly truck bombing on Saturday in Somalia’s capital has risen to more than 300 people. The bombing occurred on a crowded street in Mogadishu, where approximately another 300 people were also injured in the blast. This is the deadliest attack in the Horn of Africa nation. Hospitals

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Kidnapped Canadian-American family rescued from Taliban after 5 years International, News

A Canadian family kidnapped by Afghan terrorists have finally been released after five long years in captivity.

Joshua Boyle, his American wife Caitlan Coleman and their three children were retrieved from “terrorist custody” Wednesday in an intelligence operation executed by Pakistani troops and the U.S. military.

Trump praises response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico International, News, Politics

President Donald Trump visited San Juan Puerto Rico today to survey the damage, meet the locals and attend a briefing, almost two weeks after hurricane Maria made landfall on the island.

What was billed as a briefing on the Hurricane Maria relief effort turned into a public relations exercise with Trump praising his own administration for its response measures in Puerto Rico.

Three U.S. Scientists win Nobel Prize for work on circadian rhythms International, News, Sci/Tech

By: Brett McGarry Whether suffering from jet lag, feeling out of sync working a night shift or hitting the afternoon wave of tiredness, people experience the workings of the internal body clock, also known as the circadian rhythm. Now three scientists from the United States, Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young, have been awarded

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