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Tsunami warning issued in Alaska after earthquake

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A tsunami advisory has been issued for coastal Alaska following a magnitude 7.9 earthquake located about 15 miles from Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. The quake had a depth of 71 miles and was expected to produce a “modest” tsunami, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. The advisory was in effect for the Aleutian Islands from Nikolski, Alaska, west to Attu and east to Unimak Pass. The tsunami center warned…

8-year old Yemeni girl dies from injuries her husband gave her on her wedding night

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Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) — Yemen’s human rights minister wants child marriage outlawed after an 8-year-old girl reportedly died of internal injuries that she suffered on her wedding night. When reports emerged last week that a girl named Rawan, from the northern Yemeni town of Haradh, died a few days after being married off to a 40-year-old man, Yemenis were horrified. International outrage quickly grew, as the alleged incident highlighted once…

CNN makes major shifts with employees in order to compete more effectively

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A public relations executive at CNN confirmed reports that the news network is making as many as 50 journalists reapply for new positions as part of an attempt to unify digital and broadcast operations. CNN is not discussing the move publicly. The move, reported by Variety and TheWrap, will not change the total number of employees at CNN. Variety reports that the network, which is owned by Time Warner, told…

Teen Stowed Away In Wheel Well Of Airplane For 5 Hours And Survives

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By April Taylor A teen who traveled as a stowaway on a flight to Hawaii may be facing criminal charges for his actions.  The 16 year old allegedly jumped a fence at Mineta San Jose International Airport in San Jose, California and stowed away in the wheel well of the plane after arguing with his family and running away. Authorities have reviewed security footage and believe that the boy scaled…

Venezuela threatens to expel CNN over protest coverage

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Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has threatened to expel the US news network CNN from the country over its reporting of recent protests there. Mr Maduro said he would take action if CNN did not “rectify its coverage”. Earlier, Mr Maduro said he was sending troops to the western state of Tachira, where there has been continuing unrest. With tensions running high, the leader of the opposition, Henrique Capriles, has called…

Man Suspected of Fleeing From Police By Motorcycle And Posting It On Facebook Arrested

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By Barry Burch, Jr. The thrill of the adrenaline rush can be captivating enough to turn some people into desperate addicts; ergo the popular term, adrenaline junkie.  A man in San Antonio, Texas, borrowed a scene straight out of the movies when he took police out for a high-speed chase, while on his motorcycle. He then took it a step further and posted the video of the entire incident on Facebook….

Woody Allen’s adopted daughter Says He Did Terrible Things to Her

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How do you balance a legacy of talent and critical acclaim with a series of actions that are simply inexcusable?  Woody Allen is respected like crazy in Hollywood and theatrical circles, but there is growing evidence that he does unspeakable things to young children.   Right as he is being nominated for several awards for a recent screenplay, his adopted daughter is coming forth to the public with allegations that…

Justin Bieber arrested on suspicion of DUI

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  What in the world is wrong with Justin Bieber?  A lot of people are asking this question after a series of very bizarre actions have led him to lose his good boy image.  Being a bad boy is one thing, but it’s not good to be a bad boy in prison.  If he doesn’t get it together, it looks like Justin might lose everything he has going for him….

Shooting at Purdue University Leaves One Dead

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  A tragedy has unfolded at Purdue University this morning.  It appears that details are still developing, but at least one person is dead and one arrested after a shooting that has gripped the national media.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this terrible tragedy.  CNN tells more: (CNN) — A suspect was in custody after a reported shooting on the campus of Purdue University, a…

The Wolf of Wall Street Is Criticized for Glorifying Disgusting Behavior

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III What was labeled as a good movie with actor Leonardo DiCaprio has now become a movie sparked with criticism about its storyline. In the movie, The Wolf of Wall Street, DiCaprio plays the role of Belfort, a slick-talking con artist who runs a successful stock-brokering firm. He (Belfort) and his cohorts take the money of hard-working individuals and began living the high life. In other…

Another School Shooting Creates Chaos: Middle School Student Opens Fire on Classmates

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Another school shooting has taken place in the state of Nevada.  A student brought a gun to school and opened fire.  As a result, a teacher was killed and two students were wounded. The middle school student got the gun from his parents and brought it to Sparks Middle School to create chaos.  The student killed himself after the fact. It’s not clear what the student’s motives were. “It’s too…

How Did a 9-Year-Old Child Pass TSA and Fly to Las Vegas Without A Boarding Pass

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by Barry Burch Jr. Sin City is no place for a child who is all alone, but a 9-year-old may disagree.  He was found last week, traveling there by his lonesome and without a ticket apparently. According to the Transportation Security Administration, somehow the boy was able to make it through security along with all of the other passengers. But the question is how did he do all of that,…

Little Boy Tells Santa to Forgo All Presents, but Protect His Overweight Sister from Bullies

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Reported By: Britt L Although it’s three months too early for the special holiday, an 8-year-old boy has written a heart wrenching letter to Santa Claus asking for help in stopping kids from bullying his twin sister in school. In the letter, Ryan said he would forgo any presents this up & coming Christmas year just so the bullies at Rocky Mount Preparatory in North Carolina would stop bullying his…

Eva Longoria Sets The Record Straight About ‘Devious Maids’ Latina Stereotypes

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Eva Longoria is a true advocate for the Latino community. She doesn’t just speak about it, and pretend to care; she truly participates in anything that’s Latino related and for any Latino community development and educational resources projects that she can be apart of. I recently saw her on CNN discussing her wishes for the Latino community in America. Eva Longoria has been very generous to the Latino minority group…

CNN Anchor Reveals that she Has Breast Cancer

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An anchor for the CNN network has revealed that she has breast cancer and plans to have surgery done this year to treat her condition.  Zoraida Sambolin from CNN’s “Early Start” program, says that she has been struggling with how to tell others about her diagnosis.  The 47-year old said that she received strength from reading an op-ed from Angelina Jolie, who described the cancer gene in her family. “Jolie’s…