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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Odd World

18-carat solid gold toilet stolen from English stately home

A gang of thieves on Saturday stole an 18-carat gold toilet from an art exhibition at Britain's Blenheim Palace, police said -- causing flooding to the World Heritage Site. The fully-functioning piece by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, dubbed "America", was...

Debt-ridden single mom wins $4.77m in South Africa lottery

Bible in hand, an instant millionaire from Pretoria wants a five-bedroom house in a leafy suburb and will pay for her daughter to become the first person in the family to get a degree. A domestic worker for 30 years,...

Stepfather on the run as police found 4 kids hanged at home

Police in Durban South Africa found three children aged, four, six and ten with a teenage girl all hanged allegedly by their stepfather, who authority says is on the run. A newspaper columnist described it as 'a crime that defies...

High school pupils in South Africa demand daily smoke breaks

Protesting students of a high school in KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa has shocked everyone but themselves by including a demand for smoke breaks in the list of their grievances. Earlier report had indicated that the primary reason for the...

Woman force side chick to eat dog faeces for sleeping with boyfriend

A Cape Town nurse, Ms Elizabeth Williams has been arrested after a video surfaced of her allegedly forcing a woman to eat dog faeces. The 38-year-old woman was arrested on Friday morning and appeared in court the same day, said...

Snake bites man, man bites snake, man ends up in hospital

An Indian man who was bitten by a snake got his immediate revenge on the reptile by biting it back and killing it, the man’s father said. Raj Kumar was relaxing at home in Etah, the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, enjoying an...

Man who engages in ‘corrective rape’ gets 2 life terms

A man who believed in "corrective rape" for lesbians has failed in an appeal against two life sentences. Zabathini Jonas, from Petrusville in the Northern Cape, twice raped a 24-year-old woman, and told a magistrate in Philipstown that he "wanted...

Man kills wife, then self after receiving divorce papers

Mississippi State Official Carl Robinson killed his wife, Latoya Thompson, and then himself in a violent murder-suicide after he was served with divorce papers. It seems to be another example of and ego trip turning deadly. Carl Robinson, 43, reportedly walked...

World oldest living person dies at 123 years old.

A Russian pensioner who claimed to be the oldest person who ever lived has died at the reported age of 123.Father-of-eight Appaz Iliev, from the republic of Ingushetia, near Georgia, said he was...

Teacher in USA hire hitman to kill a 10 yr old, he allegedly molested

A Missouri teacher is accused of hiring a hitman to kill a 10-year-old boy he allegedly molested.Deonte Taylor, 36, and his boyfriend Michael Johnson, 66, pleaded not guilty to multiple charges in...
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Amnesty international says counted 70 killed in Guinea protests

At least 70 people have been killed at protests in Guinea in the last four years, according to a...
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BRICS nations to consider adding countries to development bank

Leaders of the BRICS group of leading emerging economy nations meeting this week will discuss opening their development bank to other countries to increase...

Uganda protest killing of two nationals by Rwanda border officials

Uganda on Tuesday protested to Rwanda over the killing of two of its nationals by Rwandan security personnel and demanded that they be punished...

Mali says several extremists dead in new military offensive

Mali’s government says several extremists have been killed after the army launched a large-scale offensive in parts of the central Mopti region.The government said...

Embattled Guinea president replaces security minister amid deadly protests

Guinea President Alpha Conde announced on Monday that he was replacing his security minister following deadly protests against suspected efforts by Conde to extend...