Category: world news

Stalemate in St. Kitts and Nevis

Premier Vance Amory (File Photo) Premier Vance Amory says the political stalemate in St. Kitts is having an adverse effect on his administration in Nevis. Amory is among six opposition legislators who have filed a motion of no confidence in the government of Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas. The motion filed in December last year
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Jamaica police impose curfew following triple murder

Police said that the victims were shot several times and taken to hospital where they were pronounced dead. KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday July 19, 2013 – The authorities have imposed a 24 hour curfew on a section of Annotto Bay in St. Mary after gunmen shot and killed three people including a woman. Police said that
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Plane crashes onto train tracks in New Jersey

A small plane crashed onto train tracks next to the former General Motors factory in Linden, N.J. The aircraft went down in the area of S. Stiles Road. The aircraft was reported to be  a Diamond DV-20 Katana aircraft with two person on board. At least one person was initially trapped in the plane and
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Chinese Baby Flushed Down The Toilet!

Baby 59¿s condition was said to be stable and he should recover, but his discovery – head first in a toilet waste pipe – has succeeded in outraging a country in which brutal acts against youngsters are a common occurrence The mother of the Chinese new-born found trapped in a sewer pipe claimed she fell
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Ice Jam Causes Devastating Floods In Alaskan Town

Devastation: Homes in Galena, Alaska were destroyed after a 30-mile ice jam on the Yukon River sent water flowing onto the land An Alaskan town was flooded after a 30-mile ice jam on the Yukon River sent water flowing onto the land. The colossal river ice jam was starting to churn Wednesday as water finally
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Woman Claims Rihanna Lipstick Gave Her Herpes

A Harlem woman is suing M.A.C after she allegedly contracted herpes from a lipstick endorsed by pop-star Rihanna. The ruby red lipstick—”Riri Woo”—has been promoted by M.A.C in pop-up shops at the singer’s concerts. “I wasn’t able to work for two weeks. It cost me a lot of money,” said 28-year-old Starkeema Greenidge, a waitress
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Pepsi pulls racist commercial

PepsiCo announced today that it was pulling a Mountain Dew ad from all its online channels, after it was buffeted by criticism. Boyce Watkins, a professor at Syracuse University and an outspoken social critic, called the commercial “arguably the most racist commercial in history.” MTV has the background on the commercial, the last of three
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Young woman in northern India with five husbands who are brothers

Brothers Sant Ram Verma, Bajju Verma, Gopal Verma, Guddu Verma and Dinesh Verma with their wife Rajo Verma and her 18-month-old son. She is unsure which brother is the father. A young woman in northern India is taking brotherly love to a new level. Rajo Verma has five husbands who are all brothers – and she sleeps
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106-years-old Reba Williams finally gets high school diploma

106 Year Old Ohio Woman Graduates High School 88 YEARS After She Was Denied Her Diploma Over Book Dispute At long last: At 106-years-old Reba Williams received her high school diploma from Mount Vernon Schools Superintendent Steve Short at her home in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday A 106-year-old central Ohio woman who completed all her
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Incredible story of Julia Pastrana the hair-covered lady who became star of 19th century freak shows

The body of Julia Pastrana, who had a rare disease that left her body covered in hair, had been languishing in a storage room at the University of Oslo until a New York-based artist launched a campaign to return her body to Sinaloa de Leyva nearly 10 years ago. The campaign has finally succeeded and
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Hundreds Of Giant Ice Boulders Weighing 75 Pounds Washed Ashore In Michigan

Amazing: These ice boulders, estimated to weigh 75 pounds each, washed ashore in northern Michigan. Officials believe they broke off from hunks of ice floating in Lake Michigan and were rounded into shape by wind and waves These massive snow boulders, estimated to be about 75 pounds, have washed ashore off the coast in northern
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I’m The Worlds Oldest Person!

Contest: Jiroemon Kimura, top, and Luo Meizhen, bottom, both claim to be the world’s oldest living person China and Japan are constantly struggling over territory, politics and economic dominance – but now it appears the two Asian giants could have found another topic to fight about. Earlier this month a Japanese man was officially declared
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18-year-old says she is auctioning off her virginity

High school student, 18, auctions her virginity to pay for sick mother’s medical bills – and bids are reaching $35,000 Rebecca Bernardo from Sapeacu, Brazil, announced the auction on YouTube after 20-year-old Brazilian Catarina Migilorini auctioned off her virginity three months ago for $780,000. The 18-year-old says she is auctioning off her virginity in an
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Hugo Chavez says he needs cancer surgery again

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was heading back to Cuba on Sunday for more cancer surgery after announcing that the illness returned despite two previous operations, chemotherapy and radiation treatment. Chavez acknowledged the seriousness of his health situation in a televised address Saturday night, saying for the first time that if he
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Marley’s Mellow Mood drink sickened several New Jersey middle school students

Marley’s Mellow Mood drink sickened several New Jersey middle school students, the school’s cafeteria operator said. The beverage, which packaging says is not intended for children, contains ingredients such as valerian root intended to promote relaxation and relieve stress. The school has since removed the product and suspended a manager because the drink was not
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University lecturer loses 40lbs in hunger strike protesting Trinidad highway project

Environmentalist Dr. Wayne Kublalsingh ended the first week of his hunger strike outside the office of Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar on Friday, visibly thinner than when he started, but maintaining his action was justified to get the Trinidad and Tobago government to change its position regarding the construction of a highway south of here.
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