Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Superior court Judge refuses to dismiss murder case against Suge Knight

A judge ruled Tuesday that Marion "Suge" Knight should stand trial on murder charges even though a key witness, one of the men he's accused of running over, refused to identify him in court.
Cle "Bone" Sloan told detectives it was Knight who ran over him and another man outside a Compton burger stand in January, killing the other man and seriously injuring Sloan. But when Sloan testified about the incident at Knight's preliminary hearing in April, he refused to say Knight ran him over.

EFCC arrest former Nigerian Gov. Sule Lamido and his two sons

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested the former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, for alleged money laundering-related offences.

The billionaire dog walkers club

Roman Abramovich's dog-walking 'bodyguards' revealed

Strolling around the Isle of Arran in sportswear and sensible walking shoes, they cut a rather scruffy bunch. But the five men accompanying Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, with £5.5billion, as he walked his £950 pet corgi on the remote Scottish island, are in fact some of the wealthiest in the world.

The graphic that shows why BMI is useless

Scientists reveal why BMI is useless as different bodies give different readings

The graphic, by New York-based Body Labs, shows full-body scans of six people with the same BMI but different body shapes. Each of the volunteers was 5 feet 9 inches tall and 172lbs (78kg).

The world's most exclusive casino

Singers, supermodels and celebrity kids roll up at Chanel's uber chic roulette tables

Model Lara Stone (top left), actress Julianne Moore (centre left), actress Kristen Stewart (bottom right), musician Gabe Day-Lewis (top right), singer Rita Ora (centre right) and model Lily-Rose Depp (bottom right) were among the celebrities seen gambling as part of the Haute Couture fashion presentation at the Chanel show in Paris yesterday.

Five days to save the euro

EU leaders say next 5 days are 'most critical' as Greece is given final deadline

The heads of the European Union last night warned the next five days comprised 'the most critical moment in the history of the EU' as they attempt to finally solve the Greek debt impasse.

Wimbledon viewers complain over Maria Sharapova's ear-splitting grunts

Wimbledon viewers complain over Maria Sharapova's grunts in Coco Vandeweghe match

Novak Djokovic reduces a ballgirl to tears: Djokovic

Novak Djokovic loses cool after Nick Kyrgios was in racism row at Wimbledon

In his final set against Kevin Anderson this afternoon Novak Djokovic was seen aggressively shouting towards a ball girl (left), demanding his towel as he approached victory.

What sort of person agrees to marry a STRANGER for a reality TV show?

Emma and James agreed to marry for reality TV show Married At First Sight

Modern marriage may come in all shapes and forms, but tying the knot with someone you've just met is hardly the greatest advertisement for the sanctity of this ancient institution.

35-Year-Old Indian Man Marries 6-Year-Old Girl


35-year-old Ratan Lal Jat, a member of the Gangrar village council in Rajasthan West India, is now in police custody.
His arrest came after a disturbing photo of him marrying a 6-year-old girl at a local temple on June 23rd in front of five witnesses became viral on social media. Police believe one of the witnesses was Jamuni Bai, a man known in the area for arranging child marriages for money.

Man Arrested for Threatening to Kill President Obama


55-year-old Brian D. Dutcher of Tomah, Wisconsin was arrested on Friday, July 3rd after a criminal complaint and arrest warrant was issued for him because he allegedly threatened to kill President Obama.

Fox News reporter calls Rory McIlroy 'leprechaun' on live television

A Fox News reporter was caught on live television calling World No 1 golfer Rory McIlroy a 'leprechaun'.

In the segment, contributors were discussing McIlroy, who has ruptured a ligament in his ankle casting doubts over his participation in the British Open.

Man swam in a river to evade arrest after crashing stolen car

Gardai have appealed for witnesses

A man who swam across a river in Meath in an attempt to flee from gardai after crashing a stolen car has been arrested. 
The man, who is in his 30s, crashed the grey BMW 5-series into a utility pole around 2km out the Kildalkey Road in Trim, and was spotted by gardai on Monday afternoon.

Sick woman robbed in US forced to come home

Denise Ryan

A sick Dublin woman who was robbed when she was being treated in the US has had to come home because she can't pay her medical bills.
Denise Ryan had been living in Seattle for three months, where she was being treated for Lyme disease.
Even though donations came flooding in after it was reported she had €6,000 skimmed from her bank account in the US, her treatment there was still too expensive.

Dublin woman seeks the father of her son 11 years after one night stand

Copper Face Jacks

An Irish woman who fell pregnant after meeting a man in Copper Face Jacks more than twelve years ago is seeking the help of the nation to reconnect with the father of her eleven-year-old son.
The woman wrote an anonymous letter which was read out on this 2fm’s Tubridy Show this morning, in which she shared details of her passionate night born from a match made in the Dublin night club. - 
I was in Dublin on Friday August 2, 2003 when Laois was playing Armagh on the Saturday,” the letter read.

Iyaloja Arrested Over N93.8m Fraud Allegations

The market leader (Iyaloja) of Ado-Ekiti, Chief Mrs waye Osho has been arrested by the police in Ekiti state, western Nigeria, for allegedly collecting the sum of N93,860,000 from market men and women in the state after illegally allocating 4,940 spaces to build shops at Awedele market, Ado Ekiti.

The Scene Of The Zaria Bomb Blast Today

Here are photos of the Government Secretariat that was bombed this morning by a suicide bomber in Zaria. So far, 25 people have been confirmed dead and 32 injured. 

South/West APC accuses Buhari of ethnic-based appointments

South-West states’ chairmen of the APC, have decried the pattern of appointments by President Buhari, saying all of them had ethnic slant.

Ukraine confirms export of weapons to Nigeria in fight against Boko Haram

Six HSBC staff are sacked after filming ISIS-style mock execution

HSBC staff sacked after filming ISIS-style mock execution during team-building day out

The video, taken at a go-karting centre in Birmingham, shows the balaclava-clad men laughing as a colleague kneels in front of them wearing an orange jumpsuit. One of the workers shouts 'Allahu Akbar' -

'I'm tired of apologising for my blackness' Model Nykhor

Tears for the victims of 7/7

David Cameron attends 7/7 memorial in Hyde Park for 10th anniversary remembrance

Britain fell silent today as the country remembered the victims of the July 7 attacks, a decade after 52 people were murdered and hundreds more injured in four suicide bomb explosions on the London transport network.

Pastor Protection Act signed by Governor of Texas

TEXAS — Senate Bill 2065, also known as the Pastor Protection Act, was signed by Governor Abbott Tuesday.
The bill, written by Senator Craig Estes, “protects houses of worship, religious organizations and their employees and clergy or ministers, from being required to participate in a marriage or celebration or a marriage if it would violate a sincerely held religious belief.”