Thursday, 16 July 2015

Irish woman dies in Liberia

A woman with dual Irish-American citizenship has died in Liberia, it has been reported.
The Departtment of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance the family.
The Irish Independent reports that the American Embassy is to take the "lead role" however, and that ebola has been ruled out as a cause of death.

Met Éireann issues wind warning for west of Ireland

Met Éireann has issued a yellow wind warning for the west of Ireland.
The warning is in place for counties Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo and Clare.
Gusts of up to 110 kilometres per hour are expected throughout the day.

Ruthless Traveller gang using kids as young as seven to rob houses in the South East

A ruthless gang with links to killers is pocketing millions in a slick burglary operation, we can reveal.
The Travellers, based in Tallaght, West Dublin, are using children as young as seven to rob from homes and businesses in the South East.
A security source said: “It’s all well and good catching a few guys in the act but what the gardai want to do is catch the ringleaders, the men who give the orders for the robberies.
“But it’s very rare these men would go on some of the robbing trips.

Officer Pays For Diapers After Mother Attempts To Steal Them - Newsy

Woman Tells Police That Jesus Will Cover it After Refusing to Pay Her Restaurant Bill


51-year-old April Lee Yates was arrested on July 12th after refusing to pay her bill at a seafood restaurant at Bennetts Calabash in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The management asked Yates to pay her $26 bill and leave, but she refused. So they reported the case to the police.

Three Children Drown in a Pool While Their Mother Talks On Her Phone

30-year-old Patricia Allen was arrested by the Irving Police in Texas after three of her five children drowned in a pool while she was distracted on her phone. Allen took her five children to the apartment pool where the three oldest children (9-year-old Treshawn Smith, 10-year-old August Smith and 11-year-old Anthony Smith) drowned.

Hotel 'Staffed' Entirely By Robots Unveiled In Japan

A businessman in Japan has unveiled a hotel run by robots, insisting the move is not a gimmick but a serious attempt at reducing costs. Henn na Hotel, as it is called in Japanese, was shown to reporters on Wednesday, complete with robot demonstrations, ahead of its opening to the public on Friday.

Hideo Sawada, who runs the hotel as part of an amusement park, said the move to use robots was aimed at utilising technology and achieving efficiency.

Runaway Father Of Triple Twins Returns (Photo)

The father of the multiple twins who fled from his home due to lack of money and fear after his wife delivered their 3rd set of twins has shown up.  He came back wearing an Arsenal jersey, a pair of jeans and slippers and holding two polythene bags in his hands.

Buhari Appointed His ‘Daughter’ As INEC Chairman- PDP

The PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, has said his party would reject any election conducted by the Acting Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Mrs. Amina Zakari, because she is a ‘daughter’ to the president head of state and her elections cannot be credible.

Lekki Robbery Suspect Sues Police From Jail

One of the four suspects paraded by the police in connection with the March 12, 2015 robbery of the Lekki branch of First City Monument Bank, Ebi Tosan, has sued the police, seeking damages in the sum of N1m.

Tolu Ogunlesi to be named Buhari's Special Assistant on New Media

Journalist and social commentator Tolu Ogunlesi will reportedly be named President Buhari's Special Assistant on New Media, this is the same position Reno Omokri occupied in the last administration. According to reports, Tolu has undergone security checks and his appointment will be announced from the presidency any moment from now. Big congrats to him...

Customer strips to his boxers at a bank in Nigeria

These are screenshots from a Youtube video posted yesterday. According to the people who uploaded it, this man stripped himself to his boxers at a bank somewhere in Nigeria after accusing them of removing N25k from his account.

President Obama To Become First Sitting President To Visit Federal Prison

President Barack Obama, White House, Politics

In a visit where he is expected to push for criminal-justice reform, President Barack Obama will become the first sitting president to visit a federal prison when he travels to Oklahoma next week.
On Thursday, Obama will meet with law enforcement officials and inmates at El Reno Federal Correctional Institution outside Oklahoma City. According to a White House press release, the president will also be conducting an interview for a “Vice” documentary focused on the criminal justice system in this nation.
The documentary is set to air this fall on HBO.

Drove To Texas For A New Job, Found Dead In Jail Cell Days Later --

With a job waiting for her, a woman from the Chicago suburbs drove to Texas to start a new chapter of her life on July 9. Three days later, Sandra Bland was arrested for “assault of a public servant,” during a routine traffic stop in Waller County. And on July 13, police found her dead in her jail cell.

Bill Clinton plays in the park with Chelsea's baby

Bill Clinton plays in the park with Chelsea's baby Charlotte

The Indian tribe where the women must have 'nose plugs'

Indian tribe where the woman must have ‘nose plugs’ fitted

Lodged in the sides of their noses, the black nose plugs stand out on the weathered faces of the Apatani women in Arunachal Pradesh, India.

Family members gather and wipe tears from their eyes at Bobbi Kristina's hospice

Bobbi Kristina Brown's family gather at hospice after police and a lawyer arrive

Pat Houston, Bobbi Kristina's aunt, arrived at the Peachtree Christian Hospice on Thursday with other family members.