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A New Zealand family said their 10-year-old son was forced to take off his T-shirt and wear another one before boarding a flight because it had picture of a snake on it. On December 17, Stevie Lucas embarked on a family trip from New Zealand to South Africa to visit his grandparents. His parents Steve and Marga said security officers at Johannesburg airport told them...
Valencia community journalist Natalia Escudero was covering Spain's annual Christmas lottery, called El Gordo (The Fat One), when she found out that she was also a winner. It happened on Sunday December 22. The state-run lottery is the world's richest draw, boasting €2.24 billion (S$3.37 billion) in prizes, according to the Guardian. Nearly 15,000 people can have a winning ticket that...
A newly-married 26-year-old woman has been arrested on accusation of trying to defraud her 77-year-old husband. She was arrested after trying to cash about $1 million in checks from the old man’s account. Lin Helena Halfon from Israel was charged with money-laundering, organized fraud and exploitation of an elderly person after being arrested at Tampa international airport in Florida. Her arrest came just months after...
An "angry-looking" tortoise was rescued on Christmas Day after it started a fire in a house in the UK. The 45-year-old reptile was reportedly home alone when it knocked a heat lamp on to its bedding in a room at the house in Duton Hill, Great Dunmow, on Christmas Day. Firefighters were called at about 4.50pm after neighbors heard alarms, and...
A Chinese man accused of murdering a family of four, was executed in Japan on Thursday Dec 26. He was put to death by hanging, marking the first time in 10 years Japan executed a foreigner-born prisoner. According to Kyodo News, Wei Wei, 40, burglarized the home of a 41-year-old clothing dealer Shinjiro Matsumoto in June 2003 and killed him, his...
Few days after asking a question to President Putin during the president’s annual press conference, Russian journalist Alisa Yarovskaya, has lost her job and the reason is unclear. The latest report highlights the difficult role Russian journalists have in holding authorities to account. What question did the journalist ask? According to BBC, about three hours into President Putin's annual press conference. a...
A Nigerian man in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the Worcester County Jail in Snow Hill, Maryland, died Saturday morning of suspected suicide at the facility. Anthony Oluseye Akinyemi, 56, reportedly died at 5:23 a.m. local time on December 21, 2019, after he was found unresponsive in his cell and efforts by facility staff and emergency...
U.S President, Donald Trump became the third US president in history to be impeached by the House of Representatives on Wednesday December 18, 2019. The House impeached president Trump based on two charges - that the president had abused his power and that he had obstructed Congress. Nearly all Democrats voted for the charges and every Republican against. What happens next? In the...
The remains of Utah man was found in a freezer at his home — with a notarized letter stating his wife didn’t kill him. Paul Mathers’ frozen body was found during a police search of his house in Tooele, Utah, where he had lived with his wife, Jeanne Souron-Mathers. Mathers, who had been diagnosed with a terminal illness, was last seen...
A Texas woman became a one-day millionaire on Tuesday when her bank mistakenly deposited a whopping $37 million dollars into her account. Dallas resident Ruth Balloon said she checked her bank account and saw additional $37 million dollars showing as her account balance. Balloon, 35, had wanted to believe “someone really gifted us with that $37 million” but she knew it...
A Florida teacher’s aide has been arrested for allegedly having sex with two 15-year-old students in a community pool near her condo building, The Post reported. Kirstie None Rosa, 27, was accused of having sex with one of the students several times at his house and her condo in East Naples, a local Fox affiliate reported. On one occasion this year, Rosa,...
In an extraordinarily rare occurrence, a family court judge is under investigation after being accused of having a threesome at work and asking a colleague to have group sex with her and a former pastor. Dawn Gentry, from Kentucky, US, is accused of accused of making sexual advances and demanding sex as well as money for “preferential treatment”. She faces...
Australian woman who lied on her resume in 2017 and faked "glowing" references to secure a mouth-watering job offer with an Australian regional government has been sentenced to at least a year in prison, CNN reported. 46-year-old Veronica Hilda Theriault was convicted on Tuesday December 3rd 2019, of deception, dishonesty, and abuse of public office, relating to her 2017 application for the...
Video below went viral on Africa's internet space last weekend. According to multiple local media sources, the man seen in the video whipping some people is said to be a Ugandan pastor Paul Muwanguzi. The supposed man of God is seen in the video canning both old and young members for allegedly missing his Church service on Sunday The Church members...
Nigerian citizens and holders of Nigerian passport can visit certain countries without worrying about visas because these countries do not require a visa upon entry if you travel with your Nigerian passport. Currently, there are 45 visa free countries for holders of Nigerian International passport. Here is a list of visa free countries for Nigerians and visa requirements to those countries: Barbados...
After decades of canoodling with boy toys, “Tinder Granny” has vowed to ditch the hookup app and find her one true love. The mother of two and grandmother of three, who was divorced in her 50s and has spent nearly 30 years on the dating scene, says she’s now ready to spend the rest of her life with one true...
Two of the EU’s most wanted criminals have been arrested in Abidjan Ivory Coast, after 23 years on the run from Belgium, where they were given life terms in absentia for murdering a British businessman, BBC reported. French citizen, Jean-Claude Lacote, and his partner Hilde van Acker were declared wanted since 1996 for the murder of British businessman. They had reportedly...
A Russian Aeroflot pilot has died following a mid-air heart attack in the cockpit. The plane was forced to make an emergency landing following the incident. The 49-year-old co-pilot was flying between Moscow and the Black Sea resort of Anapa. Sadly, efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead by medical personnel at Rostov, where the aircraft made...
Video below shows the moment a Ugandan police officer was squeezing the breast of a woman identified as Ingrid Turinawe. According to the report, Turinawe, was the head of the Women's League of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) in Uganda at that time.  She was arrested as she tried to drive to an opposition rally just outside the capital,...
A former immigration officer for the US Customs and Border Protection agency who processed deportation cases for nearly 20 years now fears being deported after an ironic twist of fate. It turned out he wasn't actually a US citizen, Insider reported. Raul Rodriguez processed several deportation cases in a period of nearly 20 years of working as an immigration officer....