Category: World

Puerto Rico Experiences Total Black Out

An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico Wednesday, as it continues to experience living off an unstable power grid following the devastating hurricanes this season. Power will hopefully be restored within 24 to 36 hours. For months, Puerto Rico has contended with extensive power outages after Hurricane Maria devastated the US commonwealth.

Stockholm Residents Upset Over Giant Penis

A debated giant blue penis painted on a Stockholm apartment building was defaced just three days after it first appeared. The five-story penis has produced a lot of conflict since it was unveiled lastweek. “Keep your penis inside” reads the graffiti painted on top of the artwork. The “graffiti” in response appears to be a marketing act

Man Trapped in Airport for Over a Month

Newsweek reported,  that a trapped Syrian man — faced with ongoing civil war back home — has been stranded at a Malaysian airport for more than a month. Hassan al-Kontar has been trapped and homeless at Kuala Lumpur International Airport since March 7, when he was sent back to Malaysia after trying to enter Cambodia and


Russian Defense Ministry spokesman, Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, announced that medics from Douma’s hospital said, a group of people lugging video cameras and entered the hospital, they began shouting that Douma’s patients were struck with chemical weapons and instigating terror. The medics said none of the people they were caring suffered from exposure chemicals. Konashenkov

Russia Wants War With The U.S.

The Guardian reported that, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said the chemical attack in Syria was staged by foreign agents. The US and France say they have proof it took place and, alongside the UK, are contemplating military retaliation. Russia, which has military forces implemented in Syria, backing of the government, has notified the US

First Black Woman Nominated as Marine General

Marine Corps Col. Lorna Mahlock has been nominated to work as the first black female brigadier general in the Marine Corps., according to ABC News. Mahlock was considered by President Donald Trump, and Defense Secretary James Mattis announced the nomination on Tuesday. According to his statement, Mahlock is presently the deputy director of the Operations,

NRA Recognizes More Russian Ties

The National Rifle Association (NRA) revealed in a letter to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) that the organization has received financial contributions from 23 people associated with Russia since 2015. The letter, written by the NRA general counsel John Frazer, dated Tuesday and made public on Wednesday, acknowledged that the NRA accepted a bit over $2,500