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ISIS Executes Over 300 Yazidi Captives

Iraqi and Yazidi officials are reporting that 300 Yazidi captives were killed on Friday by Islamic State militants in the Tal Afar district near Mosul. Last year, thousands of members of the religious minority group were captured…

Mideast Hormuz Strait Smugglers

So, Did Iran Actually Seize a U.S. Cargo Ship?

According to Reuters, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said an Iranian “force” seized a U.S. cargo ship after opening fire on it in the Gulf on Tuesday and directed it to the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas.

Reuters also stated, a Pentagon spokesman said Iranian forces had boarded a Marshall Island-flagged vessel, the MV Maersk Tigris, in the Gulf. He said the boarding occurred after Iranian patrol boats fired shots across the vessel’s bow and ordered it deeper into Iranian waters.

Breaking: Baltimore Riots

A number of police officers were injured and a squad car has been set ablaze in the city of Baltimore Maryland. Criminal gangs in Baltimore have threatened that more attacks against police are to come.

Nepal Earthquake Devastates Lives And History

A massive earthquake shook the very foundation of Mt. Everest, reduced centuries of history to rubble, flattened homes and claimed the lives of over 1900 people so far. The 7.8 magnitude quake near the capital, Katmandu, has reduced whole blocks to rubble all over the city. Emergency personnel, locals and even tourists have all joined together in a desperate search for survivors.

Unexploded Bombs

Searching For 40 Year Old Live Bombs in Vietnam

The Vietnam War raged from the mid 50s through the mid 70s. During that time the US dropped as much as three times as many bombs as it did during World War II. It’s estimated that as much as 10% of those bombs didn’t detonate and could be armed and dangerous.