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Russian Terrorist Group Threatens Sochi Olympics

A Russian militant Islamic terrorist group is threatening to commit violence at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. The horrible terrorists are threatening to deliver a "present" during the games. The video claims the two men in the video are the suicide bombers who committed the two attacks last month in Volgograd. This claim has not yet been confirmed by Russian authorities. Russia will have a massive security presence at the games and will obviously be on high alert for terrorists threats given the recent bombings and this new video. Take a look:

Posted on January 20, 2014

Terrorist Attacks in Russia Raise Concerns For Olympic Security

Two terrorist attacks in Russia have raised serious concerns about security ahead of the Sochi Olympics. The first attack, which killed 17, was at a Russian train station in Volgograd. The second attack, also in Volgograd, occurred on a trolley in Volgograd. BBC News reports that at least 14 are dead in the lastest bombing. The two horrific attacks come several weeks ahead of the Sochi Winter Games, which begin on February 7th. Volgograd is hundreds of miles from Sochi, but the attacks raise major concerns about the security of Russia's transportation system. Take a look:

Posted on December 30, 2013

Guatemalans Burn Devils to Start the Christmas Season

Guatemalans burned devils to start the Christmas season. Burning devils is an annual tradition. A Lonely Planet guide says local traditions suggest the devil lurks in the corners of peoples homes, including in garbage. So the garbage is collected onto the streets and an effigy of the devil is burned on top of the garbage piles. The devils are also burned by themselves. Take a look:

Posted on December 12, 2013

Huge Hovercraft Lands on Russian Beach

An enormous Russian military hovercraft landed on a Baltic Sea beach. The Russian Navy hovercraft is the biggest in the world. The Russian military says this beach is actually a military training beach and it is the people who should not be there. Perhaps, this is why people are not running away from the hovercraft and are just standing there watching it. Take a look:

Posted on August 24, 2013

At Least 13 Killed in Quebec Train Derailment Disaster

The Globe and Mail reports that at least 13 people have been confirmed in the horrific train derailment disaster that occurred last weekend in Lac-Megantic, Quebec. At least fifty people are reportedly missing. A 73-car train without a driver raced into the small Quebec town and then derailed. The cars were loaded with fuel and many of them exploded. The explosions destroyed much of the center of the town. A nightclub with people inside it was one of the buildings flattened by the explosion. The National Post has created a timeline of the disaster. Take a look:

Posted on July 8, 2013

28 Injured in Fireworks Accident in Simi Valley, California

THe L.A. Times reports that 28 people were injured in an accidental detonation during a Fourth of July fireworks display in Simi Valley last night. People started running when fireworks exploded too close to the ground. The Times says most of the injures are burns or shrapnel-like injuries. There were about 10,000 people attending the fireworks. Here is a video taken of the incident by Youtuber camstack1. The video was shot about 50 feet away from the explosion.

Posted on July 5, 2013

Apartment Block Swept Away in Northern India Floods

This dramatic footage shows a three-story apartment block being swept away by flood waters in Northern India. The building is located in Uttarakhand. The Telegraph reports that three days of torrential rains have led to the flood waters. People living in homes along the river are being evacuated for obvious reasons. 23 people are dead and fifty are missing. Take a look:

Posted on June 19, 2013

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