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Italy's PM Resigns After Losing Constitutional Referendum

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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says he takes full responsibility for the crashing defeat at the referendum he proposed, which would have reduced the powers of the Senate. Renzi intends to send in his resignation tomorrow. According to Italy’s Interior Ministry, some 70 percent of Italy’s eligible voters took part in the referendum, after more than two-thirds of polling stations reported their... 

6 hostages released after Paris siege

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A siege in a Paris travel agency office has come to a close with the release of six hostages, but the suspect is reportedly still at large. Local media reports suggest that the incident was a botched robbery attempt. It started at approximately 6:30 p.m. Friday when the man, who was reportedly armed with a handgun, stormed the Asieland agency on Boulevard Massena, in the 13th Arrondissement. On its... 

Antarctic Expeditions Confirm No Global Warming

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There is no such thing as man-made global warming drastically melting ice in the Antarctic, according to analysis of Antarctic expeditions over the past 100 years. When the current sea ice extent in Antarctica is superimposed over past routes of expedition ships, it reveals that ice on the frigid continent is largely the same now as it was in the early 20th century. This is an revolutionary revelation... 

Psychedelic Mushrooms Could Treat Anxiety, Depression

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In the wake of the announcement that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved large-scale trials of ecstasy to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) comes the news that several universities have already been experimenting with using mushrooms to help relieve the symptoms of major depression and anxiety. If approved as a treatment, going back to the basics of using psychedelic drugs... 

FOX News Gets Huge Historic Ratings Boost From Tucker Carlson's New Show

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Tucker Carlson took over the 7 PM slot on FOX News just after the election three weeks ago and his show “Tucker Carlson Tonight” is already a ratings juggernaut. The Daily Caller, which Carlson founded in 2010 but left before starting at FOX News, reports: ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ Gives Fox News Historic Ratings Boost Fox News just made history. According to figures from Nielsen Media Research,... 

UK bans porn after study shows negative effects: Teen addicts likely to turn predators

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Teenagers who watch pornography are more likely to become a sexual predator, research suggests. Cutting their access to sexually explicit content could prevent them from becoming rapists, scientists claim. But despite the easy access to pornography, other methods could also help to cut down on sexual abuse cases. Improving sex education at school and teaching youngsters to respect their future partners... 

Trump Persuades Carrier AC to Keep at Least 1000 Jobs in US

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Is anyone sick of winning yet?! President-Elect Donald Trump is not even president yet and he’s already saving American manufacturing jobs. CNBC News reports: President-elect Donald Trump’s team has reportedly reached a deal to keep hundreds of Carrier jobs in Indiana. CNBC cited sources in reporting the deal with United Technologies Tuesday evening, which will keep close to 1,000 factory jobs... 

Massive Fires Rage in Tennessee as Thousands are Evacuated

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This situation is not getting as much media attention as it deserves. Thousands of people have already been evacuated and more are expected to do the same. From CNN: Wildfires blaze in Gatlinburg, TN; thousands evacuated Gatlinburg, Tennessee (CNN) Fanned by strong winds and the Southeast’s worst drought in nearly a decade, at least 14 wildfires burned in and around Gatlinburg, Tennessee, forcing... 

Rare 'Thunderstorm Asthma' Kills Six in Australia

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Six are now dead from a rare “thunderstorm asthma” outbreak in Melbourne, Australia. Five more remain in intensive care units, with three in critical condition, and another 12 are in hospitals for less severe respiratory problems. A thunderstorm in the city November 21 started the asthma outbreak. After a very hot, high pollen day, the sudden high winds and heavy rain soaked ryegrass pollen... 

Whereabouts of Julian Assange Remain a Mystery

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Speculation is exploding about the fate of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who’s been out of public spotlight since Hillary Clinton lost the U.S. presidential election. Wikileaks has responded by asking people to stop requesting proof of life, and that Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa is to blame for controlling Assange’s movement Please stop asking us for "proof of life". We do... 

Walmart Shopper Tries To Kick Child On Black Friday

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It begins. A Black Friday Walmart shopper took exception to a child hiding under a shelf and startling passersby in a video uploaded to YouTube today. The man could be seen kicking the furniture on the shelf and yelling, “Get out…I’ll kill you!” and kicking the shelf again. When the woman filming told him to “calm down,” he looked at her and slapped the camera out of her hand. It’s not... 

Researchers Find Antarctic Sea Ice Has Not Shrunk in 100 Years

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Antarctic sea ice had barely changed from where it was 100 years ago, scientists have discovered, after pouring over the logbooks of great polar explorers such as Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton. Experts were concerned that ice at the South Pole had declined significantly since the 1950s, which they feared was driven by man-made climate change. But new analysis suggests that conditions are... 

Los Angeles Suffers ‘World's Worst Traffic Jam’ Ahead of Holiday

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As millions of Americans begin their travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, motorists in Southern California who left early, in hopes of beating the rush, ended up in what is being called the “world’s worst traffic jam.” Footage of the miles-long gridlock traffic on the I-405 freeway, taken by an ABC News helicopter, was posted to social media, along with a joke about how the cars appeared to... 

Kanye West Kidnapped, Thrown In Mental Hospital For Supporting Trump

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Rap superstar Kanye West was hospitalized on Monday with a “medical emergency” after canceling his tour, two days after a rambling onstage tirade against fellow artists Jay Z and Beyonce. The “Saint Pablo Tour” was set to run through December 31 but all 21 remaining shows have been canceled, a spokeswoman for promoter Live Nation told AFP. Hours later it emerged that West,... 

Zombie Apocalypse: Flesh-Eating Disease Strikes USA

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Leishmaniasis is appearing in more U.S. patients, often stumping doctors, the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases reported. Leishmaniasis is a parasitic infection which allegedly came to America from Iraq and Afghanistan and makes the human bodies literally rot alive and fall apart. “Aside from military personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan, leishmaniasis is an increasingly common infection with ecotourists... 
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