Category: World

South Korea bans 36,000 from Olympics

The head of South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS), Suh Hoon, said that 36,000 foreigners would be banned from entering the country during the Olympic Games for security reasons. “Seoul, in cooperation with foreign intelligence agencies, has banned the entry…

White House cover-up under fire

An unprecedented release of classified law enforcement methods shows there is no evidence so far that the FBI was plotting against President Donald Trump, and it’s unlikely that the so-called Nunes memo will provide anything except proof that the White…

Drowning captured on film in Australia

A woman with a Selfie stick inadvertently captured a drowning tragedy on her GoPro camera as she filmed herself frolicking underneath the waterfall at a popular Australian national park. Anneka Bading, 24, was swimming at Mackenzie Falls on Saturday afternoon in the…

US military wades deeper into Syria

The Pentagon reports that U.S. military troops continue to train local security forces fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and radical Islamic State and al-Qaida terrorist groups in Syria, while Defense officials announced the deaths of another two American soldiers in Iraq and…

Flu deaths higher than estimated

According to new estimates published by the Centers for Disease Control, between 291,000 and 646,000 people worldwide die from seasonal influenza-related respiratory illnesses each year, higher than a previous estimate of 250,000 to 500,000 and based on a robust, multinational…