Month: January 2017

Kisenosato Becomes the First Japanese Born Yokozuna

Kisenosato Becomes the First Japanese Born Yokozuna

Kisenosato became the first Japanese-born sumo champion, a feat that hasn’t been achieved in years by a local. The sport’s governing body unanimously approved him as the 72nd Yokozuna at its executive committee meeting.     He was jubilant when told this news, as the […]

Nigerian Military Mistakenly Bombs Refugee Camp

Nigerian Military Mistakenly Bombs Refugee Camp

This is reported to be one of the worst news stories of January 2017.   A Nigeria Air Force fighter jet mistakenly bombed a refugee camp while it was on a mission against Boko Haram extremists. It killed more than 100 refugees and wounded aid […]

António Guterres Appointed New Secretary General of UN

António Guterres Appointed New Secretary General of UN

António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, the former Portuguese politician and diplomat, became the Secretary General of United Nations Organization, replacing the previous position held by Korean Ban Ki-Moon.     Touted as a very hard worker, many people believe that he will be the best […]

Twitter Goes Crazy Over Celebrity Death Hoax Involving Tony Hawk

Twitter Goes Crazy Over Celebrity Death Hoax Involving Tony Hawk

Social media, more specifically Twitter, was going crazy over a fake news statement that claimed Tony Hawk had passed away from overdosing on opiates. News quickly circulated around the social media platform, which in turn led back to Hawk, who was quick to jump on […]