Haiti scraps first election results; new poll in October
Add one more headache for officials planning Haiti’s presidential elections. The United States says it’s not putting one more cent into funding the electoral rounds planned for later this year and early next year.
But US State Department spokesman John Kirby is insisting that it doesn’t mean the US is no longer…
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Shocking footage has surfaced of a Sudanese man being publicly beheaded in Saudi Arabia for being a 'sorcerer'. Continue
Crouched on his knees and blindfolded, Abdul Hamid Bin Hussain Bin Moustafa al-Fakki was executed in a car park Medina, in the west of the country,…
Added by Fever Scribe on October 31, 2011 at 10:43pm —
She is currently making her way around Scandinavia as she brings her Loud Tour to her Norwegian, Danish and Swedish fans. Continue
But last night, the latter were left extemely disappointed after Rihanna was forced to cancel her Swedish date due to a bad dose of the flu.
The singer was taken to hospital and put on an IV drip in and took to her Twitter page to give her heartfelt…
Added by Fever Scribe on October 31, 2011 at 9:14pm —
A man jumped in front of a train in Manhattan Thursday - stalling the evening commute for scores of straphangers, authorities and witnesses said. Continue
The 37-year-old man leaped in front of a northbound E train as it approached the W. 42nd St. station at Eighth Ave. about 4:30 p.m., officials…
Added by Fever Scribe on October 28, 2011 at 11:29am —
A woman who admitted biting off her boyfriend's testicles has been warned she could be jailed. Continue
Maria Topp, 44, from Wrekenton, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, pleaded guilty to grievous bodily harm at Newcastle Crown Court.
She bit Martin Douglas,…
Added by Fever Scribe on October 25, 2011 at 8:30pm —
THE USUAL CALM of St Ann’s Fort was shattered just before 8 a.m. yesterday when a Barbados Defence Force (BDF) soldier took his life by way of a bullet to the head.In a statement, the BDF confirmed that the incident, involving 38-year-old Able-Bodied Seaman Adrian DeCourcey Greenidge, of Eden Lodge, St Michael, occurred about 7:55 a.m.It said initial investigations showed… Continue
Added by Fever Scribe on October 25, 2011 at 8:25pm —
(WSJ)...In case you needed further proof of the American education system's failings, especially in poor and minority communities, consider the latest crime to spread across the country: educational theft. That's the charge that has landed several parents, such as Ohio's Kelley Williams-Bolar, in jail this… Continue
Added by Fever Scribe on October 3, 2011 at 11:11am —
In Mexico City, "'Til death do us part" may turn into "'Til I'm sick of you." Continue
Leftist lawmakers in the city's assembly are proposing a new amendment that eliminates the eternal bliss component from a marriage contract, providing couples with an easier exit…
Added by Fever Scribe on October 2, 2011 at 1:30pm —
(CNN) -- He had been on the run for four decades. He escaped from prison when Richard Nixon was in the White House, joined the Black Liberation Army in Detroit, hijacked a plane and (in)famously demanded that FBI agents deliver ransom money in bathing suits. And they did.… Continue
Added by Fever Scribe on September 29, 2011 at 12:36pm —
A man has died after a sex party held at a church minister's house. Continue
Police chaplain Reverend Mark Bidwell, who is also the minister at the Metropolitan Community Church in Ferndale, Detroit, called 911 yesterday morning to report a man at his home had stopped…
Added by Fever Scribe on September 29, 2011 at 11:27am —
CHICAGO (AP)-- Jennifer Hudson's name has graced an Oscar and Grammy, but the Chicago native said she never imagined her name would be on a weight loss center that she could use to inspire others. Continue
The singer and actress stopped in her home town Tuesday for the…
Added by Fever Scribe on September 28, 2011 at 11:27pm —
WINNER of the just concluded Digicel Rising Stars, Tash, escaped a robbery attempt at her home in Yallahs, St Thomas Monday night after quick action by the police foiled an attempt by hoodlums to break in.
The Yallahs… Continue
Added by Fever Scribe on September 28, 2011 at 11:34am —
A transgendered British woman now planning to undergo sex reassignment surgery recalled how she was once so desperate not to be a man that she tried to operate on herself with a box cutter. Continue
Kirsty Cass, formerly known as Andy, told British newspapers that she took the utility knife to her genitals - but then realized the danger she was in.
"I was desperately unhappy…
Added by Fever Scribe on September 27, 2011 at 9:30pm —
A bonkers Bronx man with a machete stabbed his housemate Sunday morning, then set himself on fire only to be rescued by a heroic passerby. Continue
The 36-year-old man, whose name was not immediately released, hacked his housemate in the head just before 9 a.m., police said.
The nut then doused himself in an accelerant and set himself on fire, sparking a two-alarm blaze in…
Added by Fever Scribe on September 25, 2011 at 2:32pm —
ADDRESS TO THE NATION - BRUCE GOLDING, PRIME MINISTER OF JAMAICA
My fellow Jamaicans... Last Sunday, I advised my party’s… Continue
Added by Fever Scribe on September 25, 2011 at 2:30pm —
Hundreds of people in Utah stripped down to their underwear Saturday night to protest against "Utah being so uptight." Continue
The annual event, dubbed the Utah Undie Run, encouraged runners to paint their bodies with causes close to them – like gay rights, political changes and more.
While many took that idea to heart, some came as an excuse to run near-naked through the…
Added by Fever Scribe on September 25, 2011 at 2:30pm —
Behold the future of airport delays. Continue
All that slithering around on a seat being uncomfortable while waiting for your late-running flight could be about to end.
Because Sleepbox has landed - bringing with it the prospect of a decent 40 winks while you wait for take-off.
The specially equipped boxes may take a bit of getting used…
Added by Fever Scribe on September 23, 2011 at 9:31pm —
Police are hunting for a woman who slashed two female passengers in the face on subway trains in the Bronx. Continue
In the first incident, the attacker approached a 19-year-old woman sitting on a northbound No. 4 train at the E. 170th St. station in Mount Eden about 4:20 p.m. Sept. 6, police said.
Suddenly, she pulled out a sharp object, sliced the straphanger in the face and…
Added by Fever Scribe on September 22, 2011 at 5:30pm —
BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) - Former prime minister George Cadle Price, died today after being hospitalised for nearly a week following emergency surgery. He was 92 years-old. Continue
His family announced that Price, who took the country into independence in 1981, died at the Belize Healthcare Partners Hospital at 6.30…
Added by Fever Scribe on September 19, 2011 at 12:26pm —
Back when President Obama got elected, Wyclef Jean promised to sit in the freezing cold January morning to watch him get sworn into office. "I'm like an Obama groupie from the very beginning," he told MTV, adding, "I know it's gonna be dirt cold. ... On camera, it's going to look like I have one coat on, but I'mma have 17 sweaters under that, 'cause there's nobody takin' my seat!" But while he was clearly enthused about Obama's win, he was,… Continue
Added by Fever Scribe on September 18, 2011 at 2:00am —