Northern US and Canada will have rare chance to see Northern Lights, forecast says
CLOSE The Northern Lights, or the Aurora Borealis. The Vikings thought it was a road to the Gods, but we now know exactly what those beautiful lights actually are. Buzz60 If you are lucky, the Northern Lights may be coming to a sky near you this weekend. At least it might if you live in Canada,…
Christchurch mosque reopens amid call for action on Islamophobia
Christchurch, New Zealand - Christchurch's Al Noor mosque has reopened its doors, eight days after they were shuttered in the wake of the killing of 50 Muslims in the worst mass shootings in New Zealand's modern history. Officials at Al Noor, where more than 40 people were shot dead during the attack on March 15, started…
New Zealand bans terror suspect’s racist manifesto; citizens told to ‘destroy any copies’
CLOSE Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand is immediately banning sales of military style semi-automatic guns. AP New Zealand's government on Saturday banned a racist, angry manifesto written by the suspected gunman of two recent mosque shootings in Christchurch that killed 50 people, arguing that the 74-page document "promotes murder and terrorism." New Zealand's Office of Film and Literature Classification…
‘I lost my Dad’s bible.’ Wrenching stories from Midwest floods, which have cost at least $3 billion
CLOSE Officials say recent flooding in parts of Nebraska has caused nearly $1.4 billion in estimated losses and damage. (March 20) AP, AP Flooding that has overwhelmed levees and swamped a wide swath of the Midwest since last week's bomb cyclone storm is creating a "slow-moving natural disaster" that could last into summer and cost some…
Pompeo tells Lebanon to choose Hezbollah or independence
Beirut, Lebanon - A seven-minute media address by United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday was dominated by his country's preoccupation with Hezbollah and, in effect, its patron Iran. Pompeo read out his statement during his visit to Beirut as his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil watched with an unwavering gaze. The top US diplomat minced no words while declaring…