All Blogs / News / Independent News / Popular


Jon Stewart geeks out over “Goodfellas” at Tribeca: “One of my most favorite movies of all time”

The closing night of Tribeca celebrated the 25th anniversary of Scorsese's iconic gangster picture

Cop Driving in Fatal Crash had Blood Alcohol Level Three Times Legal Limit

A New Jersey police officer who was driving the wrong way on a Staten Island highway before crashing into a tractor trailer had a blood alcohol content of.24 percent.

Windstorm, Heavy Rains Kill 25 People in Pakistan’s Peshawar

At least 25 people died and more than 150 were injured during windstorm and heavy rains in the Pakistani northwest city of Peshawar Sunday, the local Geo TV news channel reported, citing the provincial minister Zia Afridi.

Will Russia Really Build a Fleet of Supercarriers?

Russian defense officials' plans to build a supercarrier have been scrutinized at home and abroad. However, the idea could have a surprisingly practical side.

No Peace for Yemen: Foreign Minister Rejects Peace Talks

An attempt to find peace in Yemen shattered after Foreign Minister Riyadh Yaseen rejected a call for peace talks issued by former president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Japanese Man Arrested for Landing Radioactive Drone on PM’s Office

Japanese police arrested a man on Saturday who flew a drone, carrying radioactive sand, and landed it on the prime minister’s office earlier this week.

Fountains of Peterhof Palace Open Summer Season

A drone captured the start of the summer season at Peterhof Palace in Saint Petersburg.

Polls Close in Kazakhstan After Snap Presidential Election

Polling stations closed in the Central Asian Republic of Kazakhstan on Sunday following voting in a snap presidential election.

Most Significant Moments of Vladimir Putin's Career

You can congratulate the Russian president today. On April 26, Vladimir Putin celebrates 15 years in power. Look through the most significant moments of his career with Sputnik.

Japan’s PM Abe Starts Weeklong Visit to US for Sake of 'Peace, Prosperity'

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe begins a weeklong visit to the United States on Sunday.

Chernobyl: Remembering the Worst Human Made Disaster

Twenty-nine years ago, on April 26, 1986, the world witnessed the worst human made and humanitarian disaster effects of which are still being felt today.

Silk Road Project May Facilitate Resolution of South China Sea Disputes

The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road project could resolve the longstanding South China Sea maritime disputes that have always been considered a stumbling block to multilateral collaboration in the region.

Former Canadian PM Chretien to Meet Putin in Moscow

Former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien is expected to meet Vladimir Putin tête-à-tête to discuss relations between Russia and the West.

Railroad Worker Nearly Hit by Train Carriage

Working on the railroad is full of risks, so one should never ignore safety rules.

International Community Reaches Out to Earthquake-Stricken Nepal

Numerous countries reached out to Nepal over the weekend, after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake reportedly killed more than 2,500 civilians.

Obama and Bill Nye Rip Climate Deniers in Congress Using ‘I’m Not a Scientist’ Excuse

Nye also encouraged the president to promote “science every day in every grade,” calling it a huge opportunity. President Barack Obama asked “Science Guy” Bill Nye how to promote science education in a video released by the White House on Friday, while also taking a shot at lawmakers who have argued against the existence of climate change. Show More Summary

I Am Pro-Abortion, Not Just Pro-Choice: 10 Reasons Why We Must Support the Procedure and the Choice

I believe that abortion care is a positive social good -- and I think it’s time people said so Recently, the Daily Kos published an article titled I Am Pro-Choice, Not Pro-Abortion. “Has anyone ever truly been pro-abortion?” one commenter asked. Show More Summary

Guatemalan Parents Suing San Francisco Police For Shooting Immigrant Son

The parents of a Guatemalan immigrant who was fatally shot by two San Francisco Police officers is suing the Police Department, the chief of police, and the city.

Baltimore Freddie Gray Protests Turn Violent as Police and Crowds Clash

Arrests made outside Orioles baseball stadium on further day of protest At least a dozen protesters were arrested in Baltimore on Saturday evening after peaceful demonstrations over the death of Freddie Gray were followed by clashes with police in riot gear and scattered vandalism. Show More Summary

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC