Featured Photos: International

A look at the day’s top photos from Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON, Texas (Reuters) — Tropical Storm Harvey slogged across southeastern Texas and into Louisiana on Wednesday (August 30), sending more people fleeing for shelter after hitting the United States energy hub of Houston with record rains and flooding that drove tens of thousands from their homes. The slow-moving storm has killed at least 22 people and sent more than 32,000 to shelters since coming ashore on Friday near Corpus Christi, Texas, as the most powerful […]

Photographs of US warship after collision with tanker near Singapore

(Reuters) — Ten sailors are missing after a United States warship collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore on Monday (August 21), the US Navy said, the second accident involving US Navy destroyers in Asian waters in little more than two months. Still photographs released by the Malaysian Royal Navy, which is involved in the search and rescue along with Singaporean ships, helicopters and tug boats, as well as US Navy aircraft, showed damage to […]

Stunning view of Johnsonville, Connecticut which was recently bought by the Iglesia Ni Cristo

  These are just some of the fantastic views of the 62-acre town of Johnsonville, Connecticut, which was once a thriving mill community, a Victorian Era tourist attraction, that had been abandoned for years. The beautiful abandoned old town was featured in an episode of the National Geographic TV series “Abandoned.”  It was put up for sale at an online auction on October 28, 2014. The Iglesia Ni Cristo is now the new owner of […]

Piano displays Canada’s pride at 150th year

  BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada (Eagle News) — In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Canada, Canadians are showing creativity to showcase and express pride: the colors white and red on cookie tins, chocolate bar wrappers, Tim Horton’s coffee cups to displays of the flag in personal residences, in shopping malls and different private and public establishments. The most creative so far is this piano by Cattle Point, a part of a recreation park in the […]

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau jogs through prom photos

VANCOUVER, Canada (AFP) — Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau photobombed a group of high school students posing for prom photos on Friday (May 19) while jogging along a Vancouver waterfront. The students, sporting their finest formal wear, were taking photos along the Stanley Park Seawall when Trudeau jogged past them. The teens asked him to take a proper group photo and he obliged and provided a big grin for the exited students. Trudeau’s official photographer, Adam […]

Featured photos: Flower power at the Showa Kinen Park in Japan attracts tourists

        With flowers all around and beautiful trees by the water completing a postcard-perfect scenery, the Showa Memorial Park (Showa Kinen Koen) attracts locals and tourists alike. Established in 1983, the park was planned as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the reign of Emperor Hirohito (posthumously, Emperor Showa) that happened eight years before, in 1975. The park is located in Tachikawa, just over an hour west of Tokyo. It is […]