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After a four-day search, the woman accused of holding a banner that caused the crash of dozens of cyclists during the first stage of the Tour de France has been arrested and is being interrogated by police. Public prosecutor Camille Miansoni said on Thursday the 30-year-old woman turned herself into police and expressed feelings “of shame, of fear, in the face of the...
Former South African president Jacob Zuma was on Tuesday handed a 15-month jail sentence by South Africa’s top court for contempt of court following his refusal to appear before graft investigators. The panel, headed by Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo. was set up by Zuma himself, under pressure over mounting scandals, shortly before he was ousted in 2018 by the...
An Indigenous community in western Canada has reportedly found 182 unmarked graves near a former boarding school for Indigenous children, the latest such discovery in recent weeks. The latest discovery of graves near Cranbrook, British Columbia, follows reports of similar findings at two other Catholic-run schools, one of more than 600 unmarked graves and another of 215 bodies, Mail Online...
Popular comedian, Bill Cosby  who was convicted and sentenced in 2018 on charges of drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his home  in 2004, is now a free man. The supreme court of Pennsylvania threw out Cosby’s conviction and released him from prison on Wednesday in a stunning reversal of fortune for the comedian once known as “America’s Dad.” The court...
Perkins Township trustees in Ohio voted 3-0 Monday to fir Tonya Corbin, a longtime resource officer of Perkins school. Corbin, who was placed on unpaid leave since June 15, is accused of using a stun gun on two high school students during a self-defense training class, AP reported. A resolution passed by the trustees Monday stated Officer Tonya Corbin is also...
Thousands of IPOB members and supporters of the Biafran movement in Nigeria took to the street on Wednesday to protest the arrest of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu,54, was arrested and brought back to Nigeria on Sunday June 27 for the continuation of his trial on charges bordering on terrorism, treasonable felony, unlawful possession of firearms and management of an...
Nigeria has arrested Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. Nigeria’s Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami(SAN), who made the disclosure to journalists on Tuesday, disclosed that Kanu was arrested and brought back to Nigeria on Sunday June 27. He said the arrest was through a joint efforts of the security agencies in Nigeria...
A fireball exploded in a garage underneath London’s Elephant and Castle train station on Monday. The terrifying explosion happened around 1.45 pm, according to the report. Videos and photos shared online show smoke rising across the capital’s skyline from beneath the railway at the south London station as horrified commuters watched on. According to Metro UK, ten fire engines and 100...
Moscow suffered unprecedented heatwave over the weekend with temperatures reaching 36°C (96°F). But in a dramatic turn of events, it was a different story altogether Monday afternoon, with flash rains flooding the city and causing traffic gridlock. One of the capital’s main thoroughfares, Vernadsky Avenue, was turned into a lake, and became impassable by car. One shopping center was turned into...
Rescue workers digging for the fifth day into the collapsed Florida building pulled another body from the rubble on Monday, increasing the death toll to 10, while 151 people remain missing, authorities said. Different family members and friends rode buses Sunday to a nearby site to watch the intense rescue effort, which included firefighters, sniffer dogs and search experts using radar and...
Chidinma Ojukwu, the 21-yr-old University of Lagos student involved in the killing of the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga has begged the family of the deceased to forgive her. Ojukwu in an interview with PUNCH amid cries, said, “I regret killing Mr Ataga. I don’t know what my future holds but I don’t want to die. Please, I...
Detroit CBS62 has fired meteorologist April Moss who announced during live local weather report on Sunday that she "will be sitting down this week with Project Veritas to discuss the discrimination that CBS is enforcing on its employees." Moss also reportedly wrote on a fundraising site, “I felt led to stand up to the medical discrimination that was being enforced by...
Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of murdering George Floyd, was on Friday afternoon June 25, sentenced to 22 and a half years in prison. Chauvin was sentenced by Judge Peter Cahill at the Hennepin County Government Center. The Judge left most of his reasoning to a 22-page document he did not read aloud. Cahill denied Chauvin’s motion for...
A 21-year-old student of the University of Lagos in Nigeria, Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu, has narrated how she stabbed the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, to death in the Lekki area of Lagos State. Ataga, 50, was reported missing on Sunday, June 13, by his family and friends after he didn’t return home to Banana Island and also...
Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to jail anyone in his country who refuses to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as the Southeast Asian country reaches more than 1.3 million cases of the coronavirus and 23,000 deaths. As of June 20, Philippine authorities had fully vaccinated 2.1 million people, but the government has target to immunize up to 70 million...
A brown bear has killed and eaten a 16-year-old boy at a Russian national park. The incident happened on Monday at the Ergaki National Park in the Sayan Mountains. It killed and started eating the boy before it was stabbed in the neck with a penknife by a tourist who was also attacked by the predator. The beast had already eaten...
Several employees of Heritage Bank Plc in Nigeria have accused Andy Uba,  a Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the Senate, of collecting huge loans from the bank and refusing to pay back. A video, which has since gone viral, shows over 20 employees of the bank both men and women in branded T-shirts and Jean trousers in front...
A Nigerian clergyman, Ukachukwu Enoch Christopher has been arrested for allegedly killing his wife and burying the dead body in a shallow grave in Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Pastor Enoch, as he is popularly called, is the founder of Omega World Global Ministries in Nigeria. According to multiple local media sources, the heartbreaking incident was discovered by youths in the community...
Michael Usifo Ataga, the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, and a director in Super Network Limited, a telecoms firm, has been gruesomely murdered and his alleged side chick has been arrested in connection with the incident. Ataga, who resides in an expensive neighborhood - Banana Island Lagos, Nigeria, was reported missing on Sunday, June 13, by his family and...
More than 30 women have filed a lawsuit against the adult website, Pornhub, alleging exploitation for posting their explicit videos without seeking their permission. In the lawsuit filed in California, the women also accused Mindgeek, the parent company of Pornhub of a "criminal enterprise". The lawyer representing the women reportedly said they are suing for damages which could amount to "hundreds...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday suffered an embarrassing defeat in an election on the outskirts of London, when his governing Conservative Party lost a previously safe parliamentary seat to the Liberal Democrats. Since its creation in 1974, the Conservatives had comfortably held the leafy, affluent Chesham and Amersham constituency, capturing more than 50% of the vote on every...
The Kebbi State Police Command in Nigeria has said that the vehicle used to kidnap students from Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri, Kebbi on Thursday, belonged to a state high court judge. The van was seized by bandits on Birnin Yauri road, according to Kebbi police spokesman Nafi’u Abubakar. He denied reports that the van belonged to the police. According to...
Tragedy befell a Brazilian family Thursday evening when a newlywed woman died having sex with her husband on the night of her wedding. They had just married during a ceremony at the husband's farm earlier in the day, according to The Sun. The unnamed bride started to feel unwell during sex at their home in the city of Ibirite in Brazil...
A naked British couple has been arrested after horrified parents spotted them having sex in broad daylight at a public park visited by children and families. The incident happened on Wednesday afternoon, June 16, at a Manchester public park near the brook in Sunny Brow Park, Gorton, the Manchester Evening News reports. A photo shared on social media appeared to show a man...
La Plata High School in Maryland held a special ceremony Thursday June 10 to finally give seven students who graduated in 1969 their diplomas. "Got it!" shouted one of the graduates, as he clutched his original high school diploma for the first time after 52 years of graduation. "Class of 1969, you are champions of Civil Rights," said current Charles County School Board...
Saudi Arabia has beheaded a 26-year-old man following the discovery of an “offensive” photograph that showed him in attendance during anti-government protest when he was 17, according to reports. Mustafa al-Darwish was executed on Tuesday after he spent six years on death row following his conviction. In February 2021, Riyadh authorities told the UN Human Rights Council that “anyone who commits...
Canadian police announced on Monday they have arrested the daughter of a prominent Canadian businesswoman and her boyfriend following a three-month international manhunt in connection with a shooting that killed a man and injured his pregnant fiancée. Father-of-three, TRyler Pratt was pronounced dead at the scene. His 26-year-old pregnant girlfriend was hospitalized with serious injuries. The shooting reportedly happened on February...
Benjamin Netanyahu, the longest serving prime minister of Israel was on Sunday June 13 voted out after Israel’s parliament narrowly approved a new coalition government, ending the historic 12-year rule of Netanyahu and sending the polarizing leader into the opposition. Naftali Bennett, 49, a longtime Netanyahu ally turned adversary and former minister of defense, assumed the role of prime minister...
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was on Saturday fined $100 for violating Covid-19 containment measures in Sao Paulo state by failing to wear a face mask and provoking huge crowds at a motorcycle rally for supporters. The far-right president led thousands of motorcycles in the "Accelerate for Christ" rally in Sao Paulo. About 12,000 motorcycles participated in the rally, according to...
A Sex Education teacher at a private Manhattan school, New York, has quit the job after her controversial lesson to first graders that included cartoon videos on masturbation. Justin Ang Fonte taught 'sex education' at the prestigious $55,000-per-year Dalton School in New York. Her resignation follows a complaint to the school from concerned parents, the New York Post first reported the story. The...
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