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Texas Renaissance Festival Opens This Weekend

HOUSTON, TX - The Texas Renaissance Festival returns this weekend, but only at a 50% capacity! This extravagant event usually brings in 45,000 attendees a year,  but unfortunately, this year's numbers will...

Teen identified as gunman in mass shooting at California garlic festival

Santino William Legan, 19, cut through a fence at the festival on Sunday (July 28) evening and shot at people with an assault rifle at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, Gilroy Police Chief Scot Smithee told reporters. Within a minute...

Four dead in California shooting, including suspected gunman

Police chief Scot Smithee said four people had been killed including the suspected gunman. Fifteen had been injured. Evenny Reyes, 13, told the San Jose Mercury News that at first she thought the gunfire was fireworks. But then she saw...

Active shooter reported at food festival in California

Few other details were immediately available. NBC Bay Area reported that ambulance crews were told 11 people "were down" after shots rang out on the last day of the Gilroy Garlic Festival, an annual three-day event south of San...

Armenians drench each other during water festival

The summer water festival traces back to the pagan times in Armenia's history. It is associated with water and the fertility goddess Astghik. Armenians used to offer roses - called "vard" in Armenian - to win her favour, hence they...

Turkish hot air balloon festival lures in global tourists

The four-day Cappadocia International Hot Air Balloon Festival, which concluded last Sunday, was organized by the Urgup Municipality in the central Nevsehir province, with balloonists enjoying a birds-eye view of the unique landscape, while those on the ground marveled...

Internationally acclaimed Art Festival Nuit Blanche debuts in Houston

By: Paige Hubbard HOUSTON - Internationally acclaimed Art Festival Nuit Blanche will be transforming Downtown Houston on Saturday, April 6th for its inaugural debut! Imagine Houston animated at night, transformed by the magic of art with unique installations dotted around City Hall and...

Hundreds of drones illuminate China’s skyline to celebrate Lantern Festival

Hundreds of drones flew in formation, forming different shapes of icons and Chinese characters, lighting up the sky of the ancient silk road city. Drone manufacturer and organiser of the event Ehang said 500 drones were employed in the 10-minute...
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Sherpas successfully complete first winter summit of K2; Spanish climber killed

 A team of climbers from Nepal on Saturday (January 16) become the first mountaineers to successfully complete...
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Washington locks down as police arrest man carrying gun and fake inaugural credentials

Washington, D.C., was locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials geared up for pro-Trump marches in all 50 state capitals this weekend,...

Florida man photographed carrying Speaker’s lectern in Capitol riot arrested by federal marshal

A Florida man photographed carrying U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's lectern from the House of Representative chambers during the riot at the...

Bobi Wine and journalists flee from soldiers on candidate’s Kampala compound

 Opposition leader Bobi Wine and a group journalists covering the Ugandan presidential election fled from soldiers posted on the candidate's compound in...

U.S. health secretary Azar resigns, cites Capitol attack

 U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has resigned, citing last week's attack on the Capitol, CNN reported on Friday (January...