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Robert Mugabe, the former president of Zimbabwe who became an African liberation hero after toppling white colonial rule and dominance, has died at the age of 95. "It is with the utmost sadness that I announce the passing on of Zimbabwe's founding father and former president, Cde Robert Mugabe," President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, who was elected after Mugabe stepped down,...
Nicki Minaj surprised fans around the world with a highly unexpected twitter message on Thursday September 5. “I’ve decided to retire and have my family,” she tweeted to 20 million followers. “To my fans, keep reppin’ me, do it til da death of me…” https://twitter.com/NICKIMINAJ/status/1169676721865412608 Shortly after the announcement, millions of her fans reacted with shock and dismay, hoping it was all jokes. Many wondered...
Facebook is migrating from Friendship and Likes to Love and Romance. Facebook has launched its dating services in the United States, the company announced on Thursday, sending its shares up 2%. The dating service is being launched more than a year after the company first announced it, raising questions as to why the tech giant that once had the motto “move fast...
An American woman was arrested on Wednesday for attempting to smuggle a newborn baby out of the Philippines by hiding the child in her carry-on luggage, officials said. Jennifer Erin Talbot, 43, attempted to smuggle the six-day-old baby out of Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila,  NBC News reported. She was ultimately bound for Columbus, Ohio, U.S, according to the...
Few minutes after a judge ordered him not to drive, a man was caught driving. Ontario Police say they arrested the convicted drunk driver after he drove away from court - five minutes after a judge ordered him not to drive for a year. Investigators said that an officer was in the courthouse in Orangeville, Ontario., for an unrelated matter when...
Sir Nicholas Soames, whose grandfather, Winston Churchill led Britain to victory in World War II, faces being booted from Conservative Party for opposing the Prime Minister’s Brexit plan. Soames, 71, told The Sun he would keep fighting against the government to prevent a no-deal Brexit. Even if he backs down, several pro-EU members including the leader of the Labour Party,...
An elderly woman from South Australia has died after being pecked at by her “aggressive” rooster while collecting eggs from the chicken coop at her backyard. The rooster reportedly pecked her lower left leg, causing her to haemorrhage and collapse. Autopsy revealed that the rooster punctured a varicose vein with its beak, causing it to bleed profusely. The identity of the...
A Nigerian boy identified as Abasiofon Idorenyin is currently battling for his life in a hospital after his father allegedly poured petrol on him and set him ablaze for stealing N500 which is equivalent to $1.37. According to various local media, the incident occurred at Afia Nsit in Eket LGA of Akwa Ibom State Nigeria on Thursday August 29, after...
A federal judge on Thursday August 29, officially closed the criminal sex trafficking case against Jeffrey Epstein, a move that was anticipated following the convicted Pedophile’s death in jail last month. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman said that the hearing on Tuesday August 27, that he was legally bound to dismiss Epstein's case. But Prosecutors said that the dismissal would not...
Following the formal approval given by Queen Elizabeth for temporary suspension of British parliament, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party has vowed to do everything possible to stop a no-deal Brexit after parliament returns on Tuesday. The statement was made on Monday by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Queen Elizabeth had on Wednesday approved a request by the Prime Minister, Boris...
For several minutes, thousands of Churchgoers waited at St Peter's Square in Vatican City on Sunday for Pope Francis to show up for weekly address, which usually starts at noon, but the Pope was nowhere to be found. Anxieties and worries were in the air as people eagerly waited for the Pope but there was no Pope and no information...
Residents at a Tampa apartment complex in Florida are being forced to move after a shocking discovery on Friday. A ground-penetrating radar detected what appear to be more than 120 coffins under the apartment complex, Tampa Bay reported It turns out, the residents have been living on top of the city’s first African American cemetery. The 2½-acre, segregation-era burial ground, was...
The year-long Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo, has climbed above 2,000, government data showed on Friday. In total, health officials in DR Congo said there are now “2,006 deaths since the outbreak in August last year. “Two thousand deaths means that there is a problem,” said Timothée Buliga, a priest, returning home from his church in Goma. “We need to reach...
A new report has emerged showing that FBI seized the photo showing Prince Andrew smiling alongside Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre years ago. The photo is now believed to be part of the criminal probe into Epstein’s case, The Post reported. According to the Telegraph, the photo, which was reportedly taken at Jeffrey Epstein’s gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell’s London...
A man from Alabama who served 36 years in prison for stealing $50.75 from a bakery will soon be released, according to reports. In 1983, Alvin Kennard, now 58, was convicted of first-degree robbery in connection with the January 24, 1983 theft at Highlands Bakery and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole, under Alabama’s Habitual Felony Offender Act....
Apple apologized to its users on Wednesday for allowing third-party contractors to listen to Siri recordings. They pledged not to listen to your Siri conversations by default anymore. The program in which Apple had third-party contractors listened to recordings for quality test of Siri’s performance received criticisms after a whistleblower told The Guardian  the voice assistant routinely recorded people having sex, as well...
Queen Elizabeth II Wednesday formally gave approval to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend British parliament. Hundreds of people protested in London as the move was seen by many as an effort to prevent lawmakers from pushing through new legislation and ultimately sabotaging the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. Hours after the statement was announced, a petition calling on the government...
Queen Elizabeth II has formally given approval to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend British parliament, a statement from the official body of advisers to the Queen, known as the Privy Council, said on Wednesday. In a letter to lawmakers, Boris Johnson said he "spoke to Her Majesty The Queen to request an end to the current parliamentary session." The move...
Iran has sentenced a UK national to 10 years in prison on spying allegations, Independent reported. Anoosheh Ashoori, a British-Iranian dual national, was accused of passing intelligence to Israel’s spy agency, according to Iran’s judiciary, which is dominated by hardline clerics and jurists. Two others, including a UK resident, were reportedly sentenced on similar charges, as Iran continue its target on dual nationals. “Anoosheh Ashoori had been...
A Mexican woman Saturday fell 80 feet from her balcony while practicing a yoga pose. Several people said the woman always practice yoga on the sixth-floor of her apartment’s balcony, often using the guardrail as a prop for extreme poses. But the risky move on Saturday afternoon nearly cost her life. Alexa Terrazas, 23, slipped and landed on the pavement outside...