Friday, November 22, 2019
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A Florida man could get up to one year in federal prison plus $50,000 fine after witnesses said they saw him kill an endangered smalltooth sawfish by removing the long, flat saw that gives the fish its name. Chad Ponce pleaded guilty Friday to killing an endangered species, according to a news release from the US Attorney for the Middle District...
A German couple has filed a lawsuit against a cruise ship company after they were booted from the ship. The couple claims they were kicked out of the ship for having loud sex. According to German news outlet, Reise Reporter, Renate F. and her husband Volker left for their two-week Caribbean cruise with TUI Cruises on April 1, aboard the...
A South African Twitter user with the handle @Nomathenda took to her page yesterday to lament that her neighbor raped her. The young woman, identified as Happiness, claims she was raped on Saturday evening, and she reported the incident to South African police Sunday morning. According to her, the alleged rapist ran away as the police took so much time to...
A 36-year-old Indiana woman was found dead on Wednesday night with an 8-foot python wrapped around her neck. Authorities said she died from asphyxiation. The Benton County dispatch in Oxford, Indiana, received a 911 call on Wednesday night about a woman who was found unresponsive. Medics arrived and attempted life-saving measures on her but did not succeed. Authorities said on Friday...
An Uber driver was sentenced to death on Friday by a criminal court in Lebanon in connection with the rape and murder of a British embassy worker. The incident happened two years ago, according to court documents. In 2017, Uber driver Tarek Houshi raped Rebecca Dykes who was 30 years old at that time and strangled her to death with...
An Indonesian man who helped set strict adultery laws has been flogged in public after he was caught having an affair with a married woman. He was caught by officials in September having affair with a woman, apparently in a car parked near a tourist beach, according to the report. 46-year-old Mukhlis bin Muhammad of the Aceh Ulema Council (MPU)...
A South Carolina woman bit off a registered sex offender’s penis during his alleged attack. The woman then used the man's own knife to stab him in the butt, according to reports. The incident happened in Greenvile back in August, but the suspect was only charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct and kidnapping a month later, the report revealed. According to...
A bartender at Bleacher’s Bar in O’Fallon in Missouri won’t soon forget a tip of a lifetime from one of her regular customers. The customer gave her a Powerball ticket that ended up winning $50,000. Taylor Russey, 33, said that a regular patron gave out Powerball tickets as part of his tip on Oct. 18 for her good service that...
After eight months of legal battle, Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the election of Muhammadu Buhari as Nigeria’s president. The court dismissed an appeal by main opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar to overturn the result of February's presidential vote in which President Muhammadu Buhari won re-election. The ruling ended months bitter legal battle since February's polls when Buhari, 76, won a second term with...
An Indian school has apologized after photos emerged of students wearing cardboard boxes on their heads during an exam to prevent cheating. The students were reportedly photographed by a staff member of the school, who in turn posted the photos on Facebook and they went viral. The front of the boxes was designed in a way to allow students only...
Have you ever been so pissed off by neighbors’ loud noise that you became restless? Well, a video of a drone launching fireworks at a group of people in a neighborhood has gone viral and the reason behind the drone attack is hilarious. A man was reportedly annoyed by neighbor’s loud music, so he used drone to hit them with fireworks...
A young British woman killed herself after she found child porn on her boyfriend’s phone, according to her inquest. According to Manchester Evening News, shop assistant Lydia Roberts, 21, was said to have felt ''violated and hurt'' and then had a huge fight with boyfriend after finding child porn from an illicit Russian-based website downloaded onto the boyfriend’s second phone. Roberts’ 27-year-old...
A North Carolina man was pulled over on suspicion of drinking and driving but police didn’t believe him when he told them he hadn’t been drinking Police wanted him to take a breathalyzer test but the man refused and was taken to hospital, where his initial blood alcohol level was found to be 0.2% — about 2.5 times the legal...
A Russian soldier has shot dead eight fellow servicemen, BBC reported. The soldier also seriously wounded two other soldiers. The incident happened Friday evening on a military base in the country's Far East at the military unit No. 54160 in the village of Gorny, according to the report. Russian media report that the suspect shot his victims in the...
A woman from Bristol, England paid £300 to have the pout-plumping procedure after admiring the look on other people. But the procedure turned out horribly bad. Sarah Najjar, 30, said her lips became swollen 2cm in front of her face and felt rock hard to touch. Embarrassed by her own appearance, Sarah was left with no choice but to find...
An Iraqi government committee established to investigate the increasing unrest in Iraq disclosed that 149 civilians were killed because security forces used excessive force and live fire to quell protests, Reuters reported. According to the report, more than 70% of civilians were killed by shots to the head or chest. Senior commanders are to blame, the report stated. The report...
Football superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly makes more money from being an Instagram influencer than playing soccer for Juventus. Ronaldo who currently plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus and captains the Portugal national team, signed a four-year contract with the Italian club on July 10, 2018. According to a Hopper HQ study published on Buzz Bingo, the Portuguese footballer has taken home...
A boy from Illinois was arraigned Monday on charges of murdering five relatives in an Illinois mobile home fire. Alwood is facing five counts of first-degree murder for allegedly setting fire on a mobile home on April 6. The fire in Goodfield killed three kids and two adults – ranging in age from 1 to 69-years-old, The Post reported. Woodford County Circuit...
A brush fire has burned more than 40 acres up a hill in Pacific Palisades, with flames licking the backyards of some of the multimillion-dollar homes in the tony L.A. neighborhood triggering evacuations in the area. The fire was reported at 10.39am on Monday October 21. The Los Angeles Fire Department ordered mandatory evacuations impacting about 200 homes near the...
Four people were killed in Borhanuddin, Bangladesh on Sunday when Police fired on a crowd after clashes erupted over a Facebook post, CNN reported. The Facebook post allegedly criticized Prophet Muhammad which angered Muslims and subsequently led to protest, according to the report. "We had to fire, we had no options," said AKM Ehsanullah, a senior police officer in the...