Suicide bomber kills 47 in Nigeria school massacre

November 11, 2014 in International

KANO, Nigeria (AFP) — A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber disguised in school uniform killed 47 students in north-east Nigeria yesterday in one of the worst attacks against schools teaching a so-called Western curriculum. The explosion ripped through an all-boys school in Potiskum just as students...

Two dead after cannibal attack in Britain

November 07, 2014 in International

LONDON, (AFP) - A woman was murdered in an "act of cannibalism" and her suspected attacker died after he was tasered by police at a British hotel, the BBC reported on Thursday. Police said a murder investigation was underway after the death of the 22-year-old woman...

Guam votes for medical marijuana

November 06, 2014 in International

HAGATNA, Guam (AFP) - Voters in the Pacific territory of Guam have backed legalising medical marijuana, despite opposition from governor Eddie Calvo, early results from a referendum showed Wednesday. About 56 percent of islanders were in favour of the move, according to preliminary results from the...