Category Archives: Around The World

Tension Heightened As North Korea Fires 3 New Missiles

The crisis in the Korean Peninsula is far from being resolved as North Korea on Friday fired “several projectiles” into sea off its eastern coast. According to the South Korean military, the missiles were launched from a site in the North Korean province of Gangwon and flew for about 250km (150 miles). Since firing an intercontinental ballistic…

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Single Mum Scoops $758M Lottery, Making Her Richer Than Beyonce & Taylor Swift Combined

A mum-of-two has become more wealthy than Beyonce and Taylor Swift combined, after she scooped $758.7 million, the largest single win in American lottery history. After realising she had won, Mavis Wanczyk, who beat odds of one-in-292.2 million, immediately called her work to say she would not be returning. The 53-year-old, hospital cleric from Chicopee,…

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Football Legend Roberto Carlos, Sentenced To Jail For Unpaid Child Support

A Rio de Janeiro judge has sentenced former Real Madrid and Brazil international full-back, Roberto Carlos, to jail for failing to pay child support, after he claimed financial problems to justify the delay of payment to his ex. The 44-year-old owes his ex-partner, Barbara Thurler, $20,000. Carlos, a father of 9, has two children with…

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Wayne Rooney Retires From International Football

Manchester United and England‘s all-time leading scorer Wayne Rooney has announced his retirement from international football after turning down the chance to be part of the England squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers. The Everton striker, 31, was asked by national coach Gareth Southgate to be involved in the games against Malta and Slovakia in the coming weeks but he…

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Solar Eclipse: Millions of Americans Excited Over First Coast-to-Coast Total Solar Eclipse in US

Millions of Americans looked skyward in wonder through protective glasses, telescopes and cameras as the moon blacked out the sun on Monday in Oregon, the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the United States. After weeks of anticipation, the sight of the moon’s silhouette passing directly in front of the sun, blotting out all but…

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Barcelona Terror Attack: 13 Dead, 50 Injured As Van Ploughs Into Las Ramblas Crowd

At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 injured on Thursday when a driver deliberately slammed a van into crowd on Las Ramblas regarded as Barcelona’s most popular and busiest street. The Catalan police said they had arrested one suspect in what is regarded as a “terror attack”, and denied earlier reports that the perpetrator was…

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