North Korea celebration tempered by missile failure

[Fox News]-  Days of events scheduled to mark the 100-year birthday of North Korea founder Kim Il-sun have been tempered by the failure of a missile launch…

South America

Fire at Brazil’s Antarctica Research Station

[The Rio Times]- Two people were killed in a fire that erupted at Brazil’s EACF base in Antarctica.  The rest of the 40+ people escaped the fire by helicopter.  Reports from…


Russian plane crash kills 31

[China Post]-  A passenger plane has crashed about a thousand miles east of Moscow in Siberia.  The death toll stands at 31.  The other twelve people has…


Gunmen break over 100 out of Nigeria prison

[BBC]-  Over one hundred inmates were broken out of a Nigerian prison on Wednesday.  One officer was killed in the attack.  No group has claimed responsibility for…

World News

UN asks Iran for proof of nuclear intentions

[Khaleej Times]-  United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon stated in a news conference that Iran must comply with the resolutions that have been set forth.  The UN…