One confirmed dead after shooting at National War Memorial in Ottawa

One gunman is dead, police confirm, following a shooting incident on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, the capital of Canada, today that killed a Canadian Forces standing guard at the National War Memorial. This occurs after two Canadian Forces members were … Continue reading

US scientists find evidence for group selection of spider colonies in the wild

US biologists from the Universities of Pittsburgh and Vermont have found that social spiders of species Anelosimus studiosus exhibit apparent group selection, determining a trait affecting the colony’s survival. According to one of the researchers, this is the first experimental … Continue reading

Patient under evaluation with Ebola-like symptoms in Washington D.C.

A patient was admitted to a hospital in Washington, D.C. after showing Ebola-like symptoms, according to a statement yesterday by hospital spokeswoman Kerry-Ann Hamilton. Hamilton confirmed Howard University Hospital admitted the patient in stable condition. The patient had been to … Continue reading

Hong Kong democracy protesters call for CY Leung resignation as demonstrations continue

Protestors in Hong Kong have called for the resignation of CY Leung, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, and vowed to continue the protests. If their demands are not met today, the protestors have said they will start occupying government … Continue reading

British National Party expel ex-leader Nick Griffin

The British National Party (BNP), a UK political party, has expelled Nick Griffin, previously for fifteen years its leader. The party stated they informed Griffin of their decision yesterday and gave multiple reasons for the expulsion, including distributing inaccurate information, … Continue reading