Mexico City PRI Leader Hired Sex Workers, Journalist Claims

Mexico City’s local Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) leader Cuauhtemoc Gutierrez de la Torre has been accused of hiring sex workers as office aides at Mexico City’s local PRI office, a journalist with MVS Noticias revealed on Thursday. Gutierrez de la Torre has been put on temporary leave by the PRI even though he denies the…

Two Journalists Shot in Afghanistan: 1 Dead, Another Injured

Two female foreign journalists have been shot by a gunman dressed as a police officer in eastern Afghanistan, killing one Associated Press journalist and wounding another, the AP confirmed on Friday. Anja Niedringhaus, a 48-year-old German national died in the shooting that took place in Afghanistan’s eastern Khost province. Kathy Gannon, a 60-year-old Canadian national…

Russia Hits Back: U.S. Lawmakers Banned From Entering Russia

In retaliation for U.S. imposed travel bans on certain Russian officials, Russia announced Thursday that several of U.S. President Barack Obama’s advisers as well as lawmakers would be barred from entering Russia. The announcement came after Russia’s lower house of its bicameral legislature voted to admit Crimea into the Russian Federation—it also came moments after…

Russian President Putin Recognizes Crimea as Independent State

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order to recognize Crimea as an independent state after the former Ukrainian region held a referendum on Sunday with over 96% voting in support of joining Russia. “According to the will of the peoples of the Crimea, on the all-Crimean referendum held on March 16, 2014, [I order] to…

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 16-Year-Old Yemeni Teenager

A U.S. drone strike killed a 16-year-old teenager in the Wadi Abeeda district of Marib in Yemen, the Yemen Times reported. The drone strike occurred late Monday last week, claiming the life of Obad Abdulla Al-Shabwani, a teenager from the Al-Shabwan tribe with suspected ties to Al-Qaeda, Abdulkaleq Mohammed Saleh, operations director for the Third…

5 Ways to an Eco Friendly Vacation

Author: German Niles Traveling can be a hassle for many people. From worrying about luggage, to money and figuring out your next destination, traveling can become quite the nightmare. Author German Niles explains, in steps, how you can enjoy a more efficient eco-friendly vacation in just about anywhere. One must always do their part in…