Category: world news

Dick Gregory, Barrier-Breaking Comedian and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 84

Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week, his son Christian Gregory told The Associated Press. He
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LA Metro Begins Pilot Program For Full Body Scanners Funded By Bill Gates

Once again it appears that airports are a test bed for nearly everything that will eventually trickle out into the general public.  Whether it’s TSA VIPR teams on trains, or the emergence of biometric ID, the continuous reinforcement of an imminent and pervasive threat has people scrambling to give up their freedom for their ever-elusive security. Although airport body
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11 years old girl incredible recovery from boiling water attack by her friend

Kids are so cruel and senseless these days, I wonder why? maybe its time we as parents start taking away all these gadgets from them and blocking them from social media, maybe they will learn to use their time for good instead of being influenced by garbage on the internet, as parents we need to
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Second Giant Oil Find off Guyana – – Guyana Prison Escapee Recaptured Inquiry into Prison Break

Oil giant ExxonMobil has announced another giant oil discovery offshore Guyana, this time in the Payara field. In a statement issued yesterday, Exxon said the find increases Payara’s resources to approximately 500 million oil-equivalent barrels. The latest find makes it the second giant discovery off Guyana since the 2015 find in the Liza field. Exxon’s
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United passenger dragged off plane speaks after CEO apologise

The passenger who was filmed being dragged screaming from a United Airlines flight has told a TV station he is not doing well. Dr David Dao told WLKY TV he was still recovering in hospital in Chicago after having injured “everything”. Dr Dao’s lawyers released a statement thanking people for their concern and confirming he
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Boy, 13, dies after plunging 40-feet face first while jumping between rooftops in New York

Police are investigating after two teenagers plunged four stories on Grove Street, Brooklyn, New York  One teenager has died and another has been critically injured after they fell face first whilst attempting to jump between rooftops in New York, it has been reported. A 13 year-old boy died after falling approximately 40 feet to the
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Shooting in Las Vegas as tourists flee in terror – the world-famous Bellagio hotel is put on lockdown after a gang of armed robbers – including one in a PIG MASK – open fire in Rolex store raid

At least three people entered a high-end store at the hotel Saturday morning One of them opened fire and one suspect was taken into custody, police said  Witnesses and photos suggest the armed robbery took place at a Rolex store Guests and tourists have had to flee the city’s famous Bellagio hotel on the strip
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Three injured after Amtrak train with 250 passengers on board derails and slams into another train at New York’s Penn Station in middle of rush hour

An outgoing Acela Express 2151 train to Washington DC derailed at Penn Station It hit an incoming NJ Transit train on the Montclair/Bontoon line at 9am Passengers on both trains evacuated, with three minor injuries reported NJ Transit rail service has been suspended in and out of the station, with Midtown Direct trains diverted to
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Judge FREES man who was jailed 13-years late because of a clerical error

Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years in prison in 2000 after he robbed from a fast-food restaurant He waited for a summons to report to prison but never received one Anderson went on to get married, have children and start a construction business Last year, when authorities realized the clerical error, eight U.S. marshals
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‘Snake Salvation’ Pastor Jamie Coots Dies After After Being Bitten By A Rattler & Refusing Help

Pentecostal preacher Jamie Coots died Saturday at his Kentucky home on Saturday (February 15) from a snake bite.   Coots, was the co-star of the National Geographic show, Snake Salvation, which aired for one season. As part of his religion Coots believed handling serpents was commanded by God.   “To me it’s as much of a commandment from God when he
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Real-life ‘Dexter’ confesses to murdering close to 100 ‘bad people’

Miranda Barbour made the sensational claim in a newspaper interview over the weekend that she is a serial killer The 19-year-old said that she stopped counting her victims at 22 She in fact told the reporter from prison during her interview that she could have killed dozens more When pushed she said she had killed
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Man Wakes Up In Mortuary More Than 15 Hours After Hospital Pronounced Him Dead

Resurrection? Paul Mutora regained consciousness and  began calling for help hours after having been pronounced dead 24-year-old man from central Kenya was  rushed to hospital He had drunk insecticide in an apparent  suicide attempt Pronounced dead, he was taken to the  morgue to be embalmed The anti-poison drugs may have made him  appear to have
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Woman 34 Is Jailed For 31 Years For Torturing Her 13 YEAR OLD Brother In Law

Sickening: Viviana Gunn, 34, was sentenced today to more than 31 years in prison after pleading guilty to torturing a 13-year-old boy last year with a variety of tools and methods A 34-year-old Washington woman who sadistically and systematically tortured her 13-year-old brother-in-law by beating him with a baseball bat, slicing his skin with a
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Haitians Being Slaughtered In The Dominican Republic

  A CNN iReporter took a picture of a Haitian man tied to a tree, bloodied and beaten in the Dominican Republic. After an Out Cry of injustice, the Dominican Police claimed, quote: “He tried to rob somebody.” In the past few days, Haitians are being slaughtered and humiliated in the Dominican Republic almost on
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fisherman who survived for 60 hours in an air pocket

Fisherman was trapped for two days in the pitch dark with no food or water Harrison Okene could hear fish eating his dead colleagues in sunken ship Divers found him in an air bubble in a cabin 30 metres underwater Video shows moment Mr Okene reaches out hand and touches diver A video has captured the
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Finally at peace – Nelson Mandela died at home in the company of his family

Finally at peace: Nelson Mandela died at home in the company of his third wife Graca Machel, left, (pictured with Hillary Clinton when she visited him in August last year), relations and friends   Mandela’s daughter Makaziwe Mandela-Amuah, centre, and her daughters Tukwini and Ndileka, right, are thought to have been with him at the
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School Principal RAPES A Student In His Office While Parents Wait Outside

A former middle school principal in North Carolina is accused of sexually assaulting a student while the boy’s unsuspecting parent was outside the room. David Ellis Edwards, 49, was arrested Friday and charged with second-degree forcible sex offense, sexual acts with a student, taking indecent liberties with a minor and crimes against nature, WTVD reported.
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Opposition debates motion of no-confidence against Barbados finance minister

  The Barbados Labour Party is charging that Sinckler is out of his depth and his ill conceived economic policies have resulted in untold suffering for Barbadians.   The Opposition Barbados Labour Party(BLP), has declared that it is ready to debate a motion of no-confidence brought against Finance Minister Chris Sinckler. The party filed its
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Usain Bolt’s facing Olympic ban over dope scandal

Jamaica’s athletes, including Usain Bolt, could be banned from major events like the Olympics due to the island’s handling of recent drug scandals. (Getty Images) LONDON: Jamaica’s athletes, including sprint star Usain Bolt, could be banned from major events like the Olympics due to the island’s handling of recent drug scandals, according to Tuesday’s Daily
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School Offers Mother Of Autistic Student $86,000 To Keep Him AWAY

The right to learn: David Swanson, 21, who has autism and diabetes, has been discriminated against by his Californian school, his mother has claimed A mother is fighting for her autistic son’s right to an education after public school officials tried to palm her off with a settlement check to keep him away from classes,
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