The violent looting and riots triggered by former president Jacob Zuma’s arrest are adding to South Africa’s pre-existing economic and COVID-19 instabilities. More than 200 have died, and many more must wait in long lines for food, fuel and medicine.
Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting
According to Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, as a local hero rushed to help a man from his neighborhood who was having a seizure, he was told to 'get the man out of here, have him die somewhere else'
Seventeen scrolls, manuscripts, and community records that were stolen from Jewish communities in Eastern Europe during WWII have been recovered, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. Why it matters: “The Scrolls and Manuscripts that were illegally confiscated during the Holocaust contain priceless historical information that belongs to the descendants of families that lived and flourished in Jewish communities before the Holocaust," acting U.S. Attorney Jacquelyn Kasulis said in a state
Anti-fascist teens fooled a Kansas school board candidate into exposing his racist and white nationalist posts
The local school board candidate told members of the Midwest Youth Liberation Front that was a Proud Boy leader, according to reports.
- KTRK – Houston
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: The noise of the gunman racking the slide of his pistol got one victim's attention, all happening in broad daylight.
“I know God took care of her,” Ikey Hedaya said of his sister, 54-year-old Estelle Hedaya
- In The Know
Woman calls out stranger for his sign asking beachgoers to dress more modestly: 'This cannot be real'
A woman felt like she was being harassed by a man after he stood in front of her holding a sign on modesty.
After a widow put her $1.5 million mansion on the market, a group of 'sovereign citizens' moved in, changed the locks, and tried to claim it as their own
At least two of the squatters have since been arrested, including a dentist and a convicted sex offender, The Baltimore Sun reported.
- The Independent
British Transport Police wants other eyewitnesses to come forward
- Washington Examiner
California Gov. Gavin Newsom pledged to house and feed the world’s homeless population this week during a whirlwind “Comeback California” tour that is designed to stave off a September recall by angry voters.
An Indian court on Friday extended the custody of Raj Kundra, a businessman married to popular Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, police said, in a pornography case that has stunned the country's film industry. Mumbai police on Monday arrested Kundra in a case related to the production of pornographic films by his company, and on Friday, he appeared before the court for his bail hearing. The court ordered Kundra into police custody until July 27, S Chaitanya, Mumbai police spokesman, told Reuters.
- Miami Herald
Alex Lasnik, a Cape Coral Floridian, apparently doesn’t like the current state of affairs in his state, and he isn’t shy about expressing his opinions.
- Associated Press
Three men charged in the fatal shooting of four people at a home in East Texas this week met up with one of the victims under the pretense of buying a gun from him but planned to steal it, authorities allege. Jesse Pawlowski, 20, Billy Phillips, 37, and Dylan Welch, 21, have been charged with capital murder in killings near New Summerfield, a small community about 125 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of Dallas. A Texas Ranger said in court filings that 18-year-old John Clinton thought he was selling a gun Monday night but was shot and killed in the driveway.
- NBC News
A study of the gut of a well-preserved body from a bog in Denmark has offered new details that researchers say hint at dark rituals.
- Charlotte Observer
The discovery weighed just 6 pounds, but it’s worth more than $200,000, according to US Customs and Border Protection.
A lot of people have been blowing me up over the last two weeks asking me to speak up about […] The post Why Black Americans should care about what’s happening in Haiti & Cuba appeared first on TheGrio.
- Washington Examiner
Illinois police release dashcam footage after three suspects indicted for strangling officer during traffic stop
An Illinois police department released dashcam footage this week that purported to show three suspects, who have been indicted on attempted murder charges, beating and strangling an officer during a traffic stop last month.
- WABC – NY
A 25-year-old woman is under arrest and facing hate crime charges for allegedly assaulting four Asian victims.
"The 'ski mask rapist' terrorized at least 25 women. The deputy DA called him 'arguably the most vicious and horrific serial rapist' in the county’s history."
- The Daily Beast
David Swanson/ReutersSANTA ANA, California—In March 2019, after Michael Avenatti’s millions in debt had already made headlines, the embattled celebrity lawyer paid a visit to Geoffrey Johnson, a client he hadn’t seen in a while.Avenatti was hoping to change the narrative after a judgment-debtor exam—a proceeding where creditors can question debtors under oath about their finances—revealed he allegedly pocketed most of Johnson’s $4 million settlement, which stemmed from a lawsuit after Johnson wa
Raj Kundra, husband of Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty, has been accused of running a porn production ring.