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Japan Earthquake Of 6.7 Magnitude Rocks Olympic Village [Video]

Japan Earthquake Of 6.7 Magnitude Rocks Olympic Village

A Japan earthquake rocked the mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics. The earthquake was a magnitude of 6.7. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, some scientists are warning that Japan could be in for a catastrophic volcanic eruption that would make Japan practically “extinct.” “It is not an overstatement to… Read more »

English School Misses Out On Top Rankings Because They Were ‘Too White’

English Middle School Too White

A middle school in the English town of Grimsby has missed out on Ofsted’s top grade after being judged “too white.” The school missed out on the “outstanding” grade due to inspectors classifying the school of not being multicultural enough despite the Grimsby population being 97 percent white. The school had been highly praised in… Read more »

Iranian Nuclear Talks Resume

U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in July and will join negotiations again in Vienna later this week.

Iranian nuclear talks resumed yesterday as world leaders meet in Vienna to try and find a solution to the Iranian nuclear crisis. Representatives from the United States and other world powers including Britain, France, Germany, China, Russia, and representatives from the European Union have been meeting with Iran in an attempts to curb Iran’s nuclear… Read more »

Australians Mock Government, Mimic Ostriches To Protest Climate Change Attitude

Australians Mock Government in Protest

Australians have a unique way to mock their government. Over 400 protesters buried their heads in the sand at Australia’s Bondi Beach on Thursday to protest Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s unwillingness to address climate change at the G20 summit this coming weekend. According to Reuters, Australians from babies to school children to adults dug… Read more »

Catalonian Independence: Informal Vote Shows Majority Wants Split With Spain

catalonia crowd

Despite the objections of the government in Madrid, Catalonians held an informal vote on Sunday regarding their independence from Spain. The results indicated a majority of the more than two million Catalans who participated in the vote said they want to break away from Spain. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, in September the semi-autonomous… Read more »