Pastor buys $200,000 Lamborghini car for wife as wedding anniversary gift

Pastor John Gray, the pastor of a megachurch in South Carolina, United States has defended buying a $200,000 Lamborghini luxury car as gift for his wife on their eighth wedding anniversary. Pastor Gray captured headlines over the weekend after an Instagram video taken of the moment he handed his wife the keys to the bow-wrapped “Lamborghini Urus” on Saturday went viral. Gray, who is the pastor of Relentless Church, later stressed online that he had purchased the vehicle for his wife, while rebutting critics who raised suggestions about whether he…

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Man sentenced to 15years imprisonment for having sex with pregnant goat

Reuben Mwamba, a 22-year-old man, who admitted having sex with a pregnant goat, has had his jail term extended to 15 years. Mwamba was previously imprisoned by a court in Zambia for five years but prosecutors were outraged, so they took his case to a higher court. Now the Kasama High Court has sentenced the 22-year-old to 15 years of hard labour. The court was told that Mwamba of Mutono village had broken section 155 (b) of the Penal Code, Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia. But prosecutors demanded…

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Nurse apologises to families of over 100 victims for giving injection overdose

Niels Hoegel, 41-year-old German former hospital nurse who has admitted to killing more than 100 patients in his care apologised on Thursday to victims’ grieving relatives. “If I knew a way that would help you, then I would take it, believe me,” he said at his trial. “I am fully convinced now that I owe every relative an explanation,” said the bearded, heavyset defendant “I am honestly sorry.” Hoegel, Germany’s worst post-war serial killer, has already spent nearly a decade in prison on a life term for six other patient…

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Woman goes to jail in Indonesia for exposing boss’ sexual affairs

Baiq Nuril Maknun, an Indonesian woman, has bagged a six-month jail term for exposing her cheating boss. The supreme court’s shock ruling overturned an earlier court decision that had cleared the woman of breaking a controversial law against spreading indecent material. “I’m saddened and shocked by this sentence,” Maknun’s husband Lalu Muhamad Isnaini said Friday in reaction to the ruling, which was issued last week. The case stretches back to 2012 when Maknun recorded a conversation in which the principal of the school where she worked on the island of…

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Wisconsin School Students’ Nazi Salute Photo Provokes Uproar

A photo of mostly white US students laughing as they make a Nazi salute has triggered outrage. More than 50 boys from Baraboo High School in Wisconsin were pictured making the “Sieg Heil” gesture. The school district and local police have launched an investigation into the image, which was reportedly snapped before a junior prom. The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum condemned the photo. One of the boys in the picture made an OK sign with his thumb and forefinger, a gesture that has been adopted by white power groups. An…

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USA becomes world’s biggest crude oil producer

According to Energy Information Administration (EIA) data released on Wednesday, the U.S. crude production has hit a whopping 11.6 million bpd, thereby making the United States the world’s biggest crude oil producer, pushing Russia and Saudi Arabia to the back seat. That’s a threefold increase from the U.S. low reached a decade ago, and a 22.2 percent rise just this year. It makes the United States the world’s biggest producer of crude. Russia pumps an average of 10.8million bpd and Saudi Arabia, about 10.5million bpd. The EIA expects output to…

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96-Year-Old Indian Woman sets world record, Scores 98% In Literacy Exam

A 96-year-old woman, Karthyayani Amma, has set a world record by scoring 98 marks out of 100 in the literacy exam in southern Indian state of Kerala. The Kerala State literacy mission conducts equivalency examination in different grades for people who could not get proper schooling.   After the results were declared on Wednesday, Karthyayani Amma was felicitated by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Amma, who hails from Cheeped in Alapuzha district north of Kerala state’s capital Thiruvananthapuram, has never attended any school.   She is said to have been inspired…

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Court jails Iaquinta over arms, mafia links

Italian court has sentenced former Juventus and Italy striker Vincenzo Iaquinta to two years in prison as part of a mafia trial. The Germany 2006 World Cup winner was indicted in December 2015 for illegal possession of firearms, as well intention to aid the ‘Ndrangheta, the Calabrian mafia. In May the prosecutor requested that he be jailed for six years, with his father to be sent down for 19 years. Over 140 people were put on trial in one of northern Italy’s most high-profile mafia trials, suspected of helping the…

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Just being born in America no longer qualifies you for citizenship –Trump

The United States president, Donald Trump has announced he is going to terminate the right to citizenship for babies born on US soil to non-citizens. The US president, who is taking an increasingly hard-line stance on immigration, said the “process” to end birthright citizenship by executive order is underway, and denied such a fundamental change would need the input of Congress. “It was always told to me you need a constitutional amendment,” Mr Trump told Axios. “Guess what, you don’t.” “You can definitely do it with an act of Congress, but now they’re…

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Saudi prosecutor visits Istanbul consulate where Khashoggi was killed

Chief prosecutor of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb has visited the consulate in Istanbul on Tuesday where journalist Jamal Khashoggi was allegedly murdered. Sheikh Saud al-Mojeb, who is the Attorney General and head of the Saudi investigation, acknowledged that the killing was “premeditated” but did not make a statement as he arrived at the diplomatic compound. Earlier in the day, he met Istanbul chief prosecutor Irfan Fidan for the second time. On Monday, Mojeb had asked to be given the full findings of the Turkish investigation, including all images and…

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