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An Indian magician who attempted to recreate Harry Houdini's trick by jumping shackled into a river is feared dead as he never reappeared after the stunt. 41-year-old Chanchal Lahiri,  who goes by the nickname name Mandrake, was shackled with six locks and a chain before he was lowered into the deep Hooghly river in West Bengal state Sunday. He was...
American social media users had mixed reactions when they woke up Monday morning to see a tweet from Bill Cosby all the way from prison. “Hey, Hey, Hey…It’s America’s Dad,” wrote the Cosby accounts. “I know it’s late, but to all of the Dads… It’s an honor to be called a Father, so let’s make today a renewed oath to...
Severe heat soaring up to 123 degrees has left dozens dead in India's Bihar state, as the country enters a third week of very hot temperature. The deaths reportedly occurred over a 24-hour-period in three districts of the poor northern state, where temperatures have been extremely high in recent days. 49 people died in three districts of the Magadh region that...
75 years after losing contact, D-Day veteran has been reunited with the French woman he fell in love with in 1944 while he was in in Briey, eastern France during the world war II. The Army veteran was 24 then and she was 18. Two months after they met, KT Robbins had to leave Jeannine Ganaye behind when he was...
Thousands of Venezuelans last weekend crossed the border into Peru despite Peru government’s efforts to crack down on migrants without passports or visas. Venezuela’s economic collapse under President Nicolas Maduro has unleashed so much suffering on her citizens, resulting to the biggest migratory crisis in recent Latin American history. In a move to stem the flood of immigration from crisis-stricken Venezuela...
Love him or hate him, O.J Simpson has friends and haters in equal proportion. Internet is full of stories about him both real and fake. O.J. Simpson who was released from prison October 1, 2017 for armed robbery and kidnapping, joined twitter first time in life on June 14, 2019, coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the murder of his ex-wife,...
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday gave the Chinese president Xi Jinping Ice Cream as a gift for his 66th birthday celebration. The event took place at the hotel both men stayed in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, where they are both attending a regional summit. Jinping considers Putin a close friend. He thanked Putin and said that he is...
A Nigerian Police officer has cried out for help after he was allegedly defrauded of huge amount of money online by internet fraudsters popularly called “Yahoo boys” in Nigeria. As can be seen on the video, the policeman claimed that the scammer used the name of Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, to operate. According to the officer, his wife met someone online who claimed...
The legendary Italian film director, Franco Zeffirelli, known for directing operas, films and television has died in Rome at the age of 96.  He reportedly died of pnuemonia contracted about two weeks ago. Zeffirelli, a two-time Oscar nominee for his 1968 adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet” and a recipient of an honorary British knighthood, died at his home on Saturday...
Following the groping allegation on Sunday, Oscar-winning actor, Cuba Gooding Jr. turned himself in to New York police on Thursday. The police charged him of misdemeanor and forcible touching, and one count of sexual abuse in the third degree. Gooding pleaded not guilty to all the charges. He was released without bail. As we reported yesterday, trouble started when a 29-year-old...
Former U.S Vice president and Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday lambasted e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's for paying NOTHING in federal tax bill in 2018 tax year. Biden said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers. He tweeted: "I have nothing against Amazon, but no company pulling in billions of dollars of...
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) on Thursday June 13, released the names of 20 presidential candidates who qualified to participate later this month in the first primary debate of the 2020 presidential election. The names are: Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado Former Vice President Joe Biden* Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey* South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg* Former Housing Secretary...
Nigerian police in Imo state are currently dealing with a very strange case involving a 45-year-old man identified as Paul Ihuaka. Ihuaku, who comes from Umueke Ezagbogu in the Ezinihitte Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State Nigeria, was arrested by arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for allegedly raping his own mother. He lives with...
The photos below which have long gone viral on Thai social media space, show the moment a woman from Thailand used a marker to write several things on her cheating husband’s truck. The photos were shared on Facebook by the Thai wife herself, identified as Wachiraporn suksawat. She also set her cheating husband’s clothes on fire. Her writings on the truck...
At least 61 people have died and 356,000 evacuated as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China. China’s Ministry of Emergency Management said in a notice on Thursday evening that 9,300 homes have collapsed and 3.71 million hectares of farmland damaged during the floods, with direct economic losses now estimated at 13.35 billion yuan...
The suspect from Australia accused of  killing 50 people three months ago at two mosques in the southern New Zealand city of Christchurch pleaded not guilty on Friday to all the 92 charges filed against him. On March 15, a lone gunman armed with semi-automatic weapons attacked Muslims worshiping in Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island killing 50 people in what...
Oscar-winning actor, Cuba Gooding Jr. finally turned himself to investigators in the New York Police Department's special victims division at about 2pm on Thursday June 13. Confident of victory, the 51-year-old actor smiled and waved at he turned himself in. He faces misdemeanor charge of forcible touching. Gooding will enter a not guilty plea, his lawyer, Mark Heller said. Heller said...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who is currently in Iran on a visit has said that Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons. The comment is seen as a move to ease tensions between Iran and the US. Mr. Abe who is the first Japanese prime minister to visit Iran in four decades, quoted the Supreme Leader...
In less than one week after a woman accused him of groping her at a night club in New York, a second woman just emerged today accusing the actor of groping her more than 10 years ago. It is not clear why the woman waited for more than a decade to make the accusation if it is true. According to...
A Nigerian man, Francis Joseph has allegedly defiled his neighbor’s 12-year daughter, various Nigerian online media reported. The incident happened in Lugbogi area of Ondo in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo state Nigeria. It was reported that 43-year-old Joseph, a farmer who is married to four wives and has nine children warned the little girl after sleeping with...