Category Archives: Around The World

Texas Flood Worsens as President Trump & Wife Visit

Flooding in South-Eastern Texas and South-Western Louisiana worsens due to overnight heavy rainfall, just as U.S. President Donald Trump visited the battered region. Harvey, which has been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, is drifting eastward back toward the Texas coastline after meandering in the Gulf of Mexico, an advisory issued early on…

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Houston Hit By Massive Flood In The Wake Of Hurricane Harvey

A massive flood has hit Houston and other parts of Texas in the wake of the Category 4 Hurricane Harvey that swept through South-Eastern Texas. According to Guardian, as much as 30 inches of rain has fallen in some counties, with at least 2 people dead and property worth billions lost. Thousands who have been forced from their…

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#MayweatherMcGregor: Masterly Floyd Mayweather Schools McGregor in Boxing| Official ScoreCard

Floyd Mayweather has beaten Conor McGregor in Las Vegas, claiming his 50th victory and maintaining his unbeaten record. McGregor had been written off before the fight, but the Irishman surprised many of his critics with a largely professional display, taking the fight to 10 rounds. He got off to a flying start, throwing a series…

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Canada Introduces ‘X’ Gender As Third Option On Passports

Ahmed Hussein, Minister of refugees, immigration and citizenship Canada (IRCC) disclosed in a statement that Canadian passport holders will have a third option for identifying their gender, “M” for male, “F” for female or “X” for unspecified. According to the LGBT rights group Lambda Legal, the decision makes Canada the ninth country in the world…

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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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