Four British women arrive in Australia after 235-day row across the Pacific Ocean

After rowing 9718 miles across the Pacific Ocean, four British women ended their journey in the Australian city of Cairns in far north Queensland on 25 January. Leaving San Francisco on the 21 April 2015, spending 235 days at sea, Emma Mitchell, Natalia Cohen, Laura Penhaul and Meg Dyos became the first female team and first four person boat to row the Pacific, the ABC reported. Greeted by family and friends with hugs and cheers, the women said they were happy to be back on dry land. Jan 25, 2016

Saskatchewan shooting: Hundreds attend church service in La Loche

Hundreds of people in La Loche, a community of 2,600, attended a church service on 24 January, in memory of the four victims of a school shooting in a remote part of Saskatchewan. Canadas government, grappling with a fatal attack in a remote aboriginal town, is very concerned about the tragic and alarming conditions in other indigenous communities, a top official said. Jan 25, 2016