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Christmas Traditions Observed Throughout the World

Christmas Traditions Observed Throughout the World

Christmas is celebrated on December 25 in much of the Western world. However, Christmas traditions observed throughout the world can vary greatly. For most Christians around the world, it is the day recognized as Christ’s birthday, however, this date is debatable. Many believe it was selected by Roman church officials to coincide with existing solstice […]

England Man Returns Home After Cleared of Murder by South Africa Court

England Man Returns Home After Cleared of Murder by South Africa Court

In England, a man has returned home to Bristol after a court in South Africa cleared him of planning to have his wife murdered. Shrien Dewani, 34, of England allegedly conspired to have his wife murdered in 2010, according to the BBC News, who broke this story. After arriving at Gatwick Airport, Dewani exited via […]

Bird Flu Discovered at Duck Farm in Yorkshire

Bird Flu Discovered at Duck Farm in Yorkshire

Bird flu has been discovered and confirmed, according to the BBC News, at a Yorkshire, England duck breeding farm. Yorkshire is the largest county in the United Kingdom. Though not many details have yet been released about this case, it appears to be, so far, the only example of bird flu found at the Yorkshire […]

Qatar and Russia World Cup Bids Cleared From Corruption Allegations

Qatar and Russia World Cup Bids Cleared From Corruption Allegations

The FIFA investigation regarding the World Cup bids of Qatar and Russia concluded with corruption allegations cleared and their bids maintained. Results were released Thursday by FIFA’s head ethics judge, Hans-Joachim Eckert, who admitted “potentially problematic conduct” by other interested nations but did not find the same with the two hosting nations. The voting for those […]

Human Trafficking Ring Broken up in Manchester, England

Human Trafficking Ring Broken up in Manchester, England

A human trafficking ring was just broken up in Manchester, England, and 13 people have been arrested as a result, according to a story first written about by the BBC News. A pregnant woman, 20 years old, was almost fooled into having an abortion after a fake “marriage.” The Slovakian woman was one of the […]

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