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Iranian officials said Monday that it has captured 17 people who were allegedly spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, NBC news reported. “We successfully dismantled a (CIA) spy network.  Those who deliberately betrayed the country were handed to the judiciary… some were sentenced to death and some to long-term imprisonment", Iranian Intelligence Ministry said. A statement on Iranian state...
At least 19 people have died in Costa Rica after drinking alcohol tainted with toxic levels of methanol, local officials said Sunday. According to CNN, more than 30,000 bottles of alcohol suspected to be contaminated have been confiscated by Costa Rica government. Costa Rica Ministry of Health said those who died were 14 men and 5 women within the age range...
Four Turkish expatriates were Saturday night abducted by suspected gunmen in Kwara State Nigeria, according to various Nigerian media sites. The expatriates were reportedly kidnapped at a local drinking joint in Gbale village, Edu local government area of Kwara State. According to reports, the expatriates kidnapped are: Yasin Colak (33), Senerapal (40), Ergun Yurdakul (35) and Seyit Keklik (25). They...
Facebook, Google and Oracle cloud are secretly monitoring and tracking the porn you feel you're watching in private, new joint study funded by Microsoft shows. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon, and the University of Pennsylvania said they investigated 22,484 sex sites using a handy tool called webXray, which exposes tracking tools funneling data back to third parties. “Our results indicate tracking is...
Google Maps on Wednesday added a search feature that will let you see bike-share stations and availability in 24 cities around the world. This is good news for tourists and all bike lovers who want to know where they can pick up or drop off a bike at any time they’re ready to explore any of the 24 cities on...
Instagram is changing its rules so it can disable accounts that break their rules more quickly. Instagram announced a policy change on Thursday that allows it to delete accounts that repeatedly break their rules faster. Previously, Instagram only removed accounts that had "a certain percentage of violating content." The company has never disclosed the exact percentage though. That percentage is still in effect,...
Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu is now Israel's longest-serving prime minister, surpassing the record set by the country's founding father David Ben-Gurion. On Saturday July 20, 2019, the total number of days Netanyahu has been prime minister became 4,876 days — after serving from June 18, 1996, to July 6, 1999, and again since March 31, 2009, according to the Times...
Twenty-nine years after they first won it, Desert Foxes of Algeria Friday won the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cairo Egypt, the host nation. They defeated Senegal 1-0. Senegal has never won the AFCON title. Algeria won the match after they scored one of the strangest goals just in the 3rd minute the game started. Baghdad Bounedjah’s kick...
Lauren London has reportedly filed to establish guardianship over Kross Asghedom, a 2-year-old son she shares with Nipsey Hussle, Kross Asghedom. According to documents obtained by The Blast report, London filed the documents, in which she anticipated Kross to inherit approximately $1 million from Nipsey Hussle's estate. In the document, the actress said that she is the person taking care of the child,...
Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday called the life sentence given to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman as “inhumane” — echoing comments made by the convicted drug kingpin himself. “A sentence for life in a hostile jail” would be “hard” and not worth living, the president said, according to Reuters. “It’s something very painful,” López Obrador said. He vowed to...
A U.S Navy ship - the USS Boxer Thursday downed an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of the Navy ship and ignored "multiple calls to stand down." This comes in about four weeks after Iran downed unarmed United States military drone – RQ-4A Global Hawk drone. According to CNN, President Trump said the drone was downed because it was...
If you don't have a birth certificate, no excuse. Even Ugandan cows will soon be getting their own. Lol Uganda’s Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, Vincent Ssempijja, Tuesday said that government would start issuing birth certificates to cows and registering farmers henceforth Ssempijja, disclosed while speaking at the official opening of the National Agricultural Show at the Source of the...
Nigerian playwright, poet and essayist, Prof Wole Soyinka Wednesday said that Nigeria is currently building a generation of illiterates. While referring to Internet trolls, the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature winner, said Nigeria is raising a generation that is the first to comment on the internet on issues they are deeply ignorant about. Soyinka, 85, made the statement during the official launch of InnoCreativa Youth Hub...
A Russian woman has been confirmed dead after falling from ninth floor of a story building in Russia during marathon sex, Dailymail reported. Her partner survived the fall after landing on top of her. The 30-year-old woman was found dead at the base of an apartment block in St Petersburg on the night of July 5 after having what neighbors...
Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was Wednesday sentenced by a federal judge in Brooklyn to life in prison, marking a humiliating end for a drug lord widely said to be notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble. Guzman will likely end up at the federal government’s “Supermax” prison in Florence, Colorado,...
Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was Wednesday sentenced by a federal judge in Brooklyn to life in prison, marking a humiliating end for a drug lord widely said to be notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble. Guzman’s sentencing came five months after his conviction in an epic drug-trafficking case. He...
Embattled R & R singer, R. Kelly Tuesday pleaded not guilty in federal court Chicago to 13 charges, including child pornography and obstruction of justice. He was ordered held without bond. The Grammy Award winner was accused of one count of conspiracy to receive child pornography, two counts of receiving child pornography, four counts of producing child pornography, five counts of enticement...
The true net worth of American investor, Jeffrey Epstein has long been unclear. In 2008 when Epstein pleaded guilty in Florida to soliciting prostitution, several sources said he was a billionaire with a net worth of over one billion dollars. But a number of other sources have long questioned the extent of his wealth and his status as a billionaire. To put...
The photo below shows 18-year-old girl who said she was punched unconscious after telling a group of creepy strangers following her in the street, “I’m sorry, I’m not interested.” The British teenager, Gabrielle Walsh, said she was walking home from a club in Manchester with a male friend in the early hours when three men approached them. “I’d taken my shoes...
Monica Lewinsky was certainly a household name in the 90s during Bill Clinton’s presidency. As a 22-year-old, she found herself at the center of one of the biggest presidential scandals in American history. She was thereafter subjected to years of public ridicule and abuse because of it. Experience they say is the best teacher, and so Lewinsky is not above...