December 7, 2016

Early morning fire displaces residents of popular American hotel

Authorities say an early-morning fire at a residential hotel in Indianapolis prompted an evacuation and left several people injured.
September 3, 2016

Man sentenced to 297 years in jail for continuously raping 7-year-old relative

Robert Jude Vajda, 51, over a five-year period, prosecutors say subjected a family member to repeated sexual abuse. On Tuesday, Vajda was sentenced to three 99-year sentences in Montgomery County for a felony charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child. “Because of the jury’s hard work and dedication, the […]
September 2, 2016

Stanford University’s Brock Turner released from jail after serving half of six-month sentence in sexual assault case

Brock Turner is a former Stanford swimmer who was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus. He was released from jail early Friday morning, after serving half of a six-month jail sentence on a sexual assault conviction. Turner, whose sentence was widely criticized for its leniency, was released […]
September 2, 2016

US Department of Health advises that cannabis may be useful in treating cancer

Apparently the US government is admitting that marijuana use can kill cancer cells. As reported by Counter Current News: The idea that cannabis kills cancer cells seems to no longer be a conspiracy theory in the United States. With this information, can any state legitimately say no to medicinal marijuana? Or […]
August 27, 2016

10-year-old drugged, raped, strangled, stabbed to death, dismembered and wrapped in a burning blanket on her birthday

A 10-year-old  girl who was brutally killed on her birthday in a gruesome murder that has sent rippling effects through the community where she lived in New Mexico, USA. Police said Victoria Martens was drugged, sexually assaulted, strangled and stabbed to death before being dismembered and wrapped in a burning […]
August 27, 2016

How Donald Trump’s doctor exaggerated his medical report

Donald Trump’s doctor has said he spent just five minutes on a letter endorsing the Republican candidate’s health, while Mr Trump’s car waited outside. “In the rush I think some of those words didn’t come out exactly the way they were meant,” Dr Harold Bornstein told NBC News. Dr Bornstein’s […]
July 7, 2016

Parenting: Why raising kids in Netherlands is better than in America

A photo of the author. Parenting as an expat in the Netherlands means surrounding your own children with some of the most confident, self-possessed and happy children in the world. On good days, I feel like I’ve gifted my children with the opportunity to experience a childhood straight out of […]
July 1, 2016

The US now allows transgenders to serve openly in the military

The United States government on Thursday ended its ban on openly transgender people serving in the US military, formally removing the risk to an estimated thousands of US troops who once could have been kicked out of the armed forces due to gender identity. The repeal, which ends one of […]