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Saturday, 20 October 2018

Monkeys allegedly stone man to death in India

A 70-year-old

 was

allegedly

stoned to

death by some

monkeys in a

village here,

putting the

police in a fix

as the

deceased’s

family wants

an FIR to be

registered against them. 

The incident

took place on October 17 in Tikri village

of the district.

Circle officer Ramala Rajiv Pratap Singh

told PTI that the deceased was sleeping

near a pile of bricks when some monkeys

jumped on the bricks. The pile of bricks

collapsed and fell on Dharampal, leaving

him injured. He was taken to hospital

where he succumbed.

Giving a different narrative, Krishnapal

Singh, the brother of the deceased, in his

complaint has said that Dharampal was

collecting woods for a havan when he

was attacked by the monkeys. Bricks

were thrown at his head and chest, and

he succumbed to injuries at the hospital.

“We have submitted a written complaint

against the monkeys, but the police is

terming it as an accident,” he said.

He said they will now meet senior

officials and request them to initiate

action in this regard.

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Friday, 19 October 2018

Just in: Over 60 persons die in a fresh accident

INDIA: At least 61 people were killed

and 72 injured after a speeding

train mowed down Dussehra

revellers near Amritsar on Friday,

PTI reported. The incident took

place at Joda Fatak level crossing

where Dusshera celebrations were

underway.

Initial reports suggest Dussera

revellers were watching the

burning of a Ravan close to the

track. The crowd had spilt on to the

rail line when the local train came

and crushed a number of them in

Amritsar. Rescue operations have

been launched and efforts are

underway to save people from the

debris. The accident happened at

gate no. 27 between Amritsar and

Manawala.


The Centre has assured all possible

help to the state, Home Minister

Rajnath Singh spoke Home

Secretary of Punjab and DGP of the

state and added, “Centre is ready

to provide all possible assistance to

the state at this hour of grief.”

Meanwhile, Chief Minister

Amarinder Singh is also rushing to

the spot to supervise rescue and

relief operation. The state

government has announced a

compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the

kin of each deceased and free

treatment to injured in government

and private hospitals.

The incident bears a striking

similarity to a 2012 train accident

in Kerala where the Trivandrum-

Kozhikode Jan Shatabdi Express

struck down people who were

standing on the tracks to watch

fireworks, killing three and injuring

one person. 


Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

said he was rushing to Amritsar to

personally supervise relief and rescue in

the tragic rail accident. “My govt will

give Rs 5 lakh to kin of each deceased

and free treatment to injured in

government and private hospitals.

District authorities have been mobilised

on war footing,” CM Singh tweeted. He

said he has directed the district

administration to leave no stone

unturned to ensure the best possible

treatment for them.

Railways have issued helpline numbers:

0183-2223171, 0183-2564485 for kin to

reach out and inquire about the victims

in the accident.


A host of leaders, including Prime

Minister Narendra Modi and Congress

president Rahul Gandhi, have expressed

condolences to the bereaved families of

the victims.

More photos:


Live feeds on the internet:

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Cheating husband gets wife's name tattooed on his manhood, as 'punishment'

A woman accused of abducting her husband's

lover made him get her name tattooed above his

crotch as payback for cheating, a court heard.

Tammy Moorer, 46, allegedly conspired to kidnap

20-year-old Heather Elvis, who is missing and

presumed dead, after discovering the affair.

And as a bizarre "punishment" for cheating, she

made her husband Sidney Moorer, 38, get her

name tattooed just above his penis, jurors heard.

Ms Elvis vanished from the US city of Myrtle

Beach, South Carolina, in December 2013 after the

affair was discovered and she has never been

found.

Prosecutors claim Tammy became vindictive after

she found out in October 2013 that her husband

and Ms Elvis were in a sexual relationship and that

the young hostess may be pregnant.

Jacob Melton, who was friends with one of the

Moorers' sons, told the trial that Sidney got his

wife's name tattooed above his crotch after she

learned about the affair.

According to his evidence, Tammy allegedly told

her husband: “If you didn’t have that thing with

that girl, this wouldn’t be happening.”

The trial has also heard from Ms Elvis' former

boss, Dennis Clark, a former manager at the Tilted

Kilt bar where Sidney did maintenance work and

met the young hostess.

Mr Clark said Tammy told him to sack Ms Elvis or

else her husband would stop doing repairs for the

bar, the New York Post reported.

He said the conversation happened between

October and December 2013.

He told the court: “Tammy barged into the

conversation and proceeded to tell me how

Heather was causing problems for her family,

spreading rumors that she was pregnant by her

husband and (said) to fire her."


Tammy's defence team claims the evidence

reveals there was an affair but it doesn't show that

she had any role in Ms Elvis' disappearance.

On Thursday, Tammy's sister Ashley Caison gave

her an alibi for the time frame that prosecutors

claim she and her husband kidnapped Ms Elvis,

the Sun News reported.

Ms Caison told the court that Tammy texted her at

3.10am on December 18, 2013, to say she was

"home".

She said she was babysitting the Moorers'

children and then dropped them off at home after

receiving the message.

Ms Caison said: “They were outside, still waiting

to unlock their door to get in."

Tammy and her husband both initially faced

murder charges, but those charges were later

dropped.

Sidney stood trial on a kidnapping charge last

year, but the proceedings ended in a mistrial.

Last year, he was jailed for 10 years for

obstruction of justice in the case.

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Thursday, 18 October 2018

Rape: Indian school refuses to admit gang-raped girl

A Dehradun school purportedly refused

enrollment to a 16-year-old girl, who was

allegedly gangraped two months ago in a

boarding school on the outskirts of the

city, stating that “a rape victim could not

be admitted”.

On Thursday, the victim’s counsel Aruna

Negi Chauhan claimed, “In the last week

of September, the girl’s parents were

visiting several CBSE schools in

Dehradun to get the girl an admission in

Class X. However, while many schools

denied her admission (based on the girl’s

performance in studies, and other

reasons), on September 27, a school in

the city denied admission stating that it

couldn’t give admission to a rape victim.”


“The victim was finally given admission

in a school in another city,” Chauhan

said.

On August 14, the girl was allegedly

gangraped by four boys in the premises

of the boarding school she was earlier

enrolled in. The incident surfaced on

September 16 following which, three of

the four boys, were sent to a juvenile

correction home in Haridwar, and five

members of the school administration

and staff along with one rape accused

adult boy were sent to Dehradun district

jail in Sudhowala.

While Chauhan refrained from divulging

the name of the Dehradun-based school

that had allegedly denied the victim an

admission on the basis of the rape, she

said that on Tuesday she had filed a

complaint against the school to the

Dehradun police, the CBSE, and the

district administration via e-mail.


Dehradun Senior Superintendent of

Police said, “We spoke to the victim’s

family (on Thursday). The victim was

quite weak in studies, so it is

understandable that many schools would

have denied her admission. But, we are

getting the matter probed where a

particular school (allegedly) denied

admission to the girl stating that she was

a rape victim.”

On September 24, the CBSE had cancelled

the affiliation of the school where the

gangrape had taken place.

On being approached by The Indian

Express on Thursday, Ranbir Singh,

Regional Officer at CBSE’s Regional Office

in Dehradun, refused to comment on the

matter.

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Grandmother kills and cooks granddaughter

A grandmother is being charged with murdering, and

then cooking her 20 month old granddaughter. The

horrific crime happened in Jackson, Miss.

Police charged 48-year-old Carolyn Jones with first-

degree murder in the death of baby Royalty Marie

Floyd.

“I’ve been doing law enforcement for 25 or 26 years

now,” Williams told The Associated Press. “This is

one of the most horrible things I’ve seen in doing law

enforcement. The hardest part ... is to see a child

victim.”

Police say that Royalty lived with her grandmother,

who had custody of the toddler.

Warren Strain at the Mississippi Department of Public

Safety told the media that the Carolyn Jones' brother

found the body of little Royalty on Monday night and

called police.

Police investigators arrested Carolyn after brief

questioning and are charging her with murder.

Authorities are still not yet certain as to the cause of

Royalty's death, or whether that was before she was

placed in the oven. But Royalty was stabbed multiple

times before being burned in the oven.

The child’s body has been sent to the state Crime Lab

in Pearl for an autopsy.

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Monday, 15 October 2018

Two teenagers wounded in Junction Triangle stabbing

A 16-year-old has been taken to a trauma centre

following a stabbing near the Junction Triangle.

Police were called to the area of Paton Road

and Wade Avenue near Lansdowne Road and

Bloor Street West just after 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

They say two males – a 16-year-old and an 18-

year-old – were involved in an altercation with a

group of other people near some railway tracks

that run perpendicular to Wade Avenue in what

they believe started out as a robbery.

The 16-year-old suffered serious but non-life

threatening injuries and was taken to a nearby

trauma centre. The 18-year-old suffered

superficial injuries.

Police say they are searching for between eight

to 10 suspects in connection with the incident

but no descriptions have been released at this

time.

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Saturday, 13 October 2018

Gunman shoot wife and son of Indian judge

According to police, the incident occurred around 3

pm, at Unitech Arcadia in the city’s Sector 49. The victims are family of Krishan Kant Sharma, who is

an additional district and sessions judge in

Gurgaon.

The wife and son of an additional sessions judge

were shot at in Gurgaon on Saturday afternoon,

allegedly by their own gunman. The accused in the

case fled the spot after the incident, but has now

been apprehended.

According to police, the incident occurred around 3

pm, at Unitech Arcadia in the city’s Sector 49. The

victims are the family of Krishan Kant Sharma, who

is an additional district and sessions judge in

Gurgaon.

“They had gone to Arcadia market to pick up some

things, and he opened fire on them while they were

getting into the car afterwards,” said Sumit Kumar,

DCP (Crime).

“Both the injured were first rushed to Park hospital,

from where they were referred to Medanta-The

Medicity, where they are undergoing treatment. The

accused has been apprehended,” he said.

The accused, police say, has been identified as

32-year-old Mahipal, a Head Constable (HC) who

hails from Mahendargarh. He had been posted with

Sharma for the last 1.5 years, say police.

“Checkpoints were set up in the area as soon as

we were alerted about the incident. The accused

had fled the spot in the car, but has now been

apprehended. Further investigations are being

conducted,” said Subhash Boken, PRO of Gurgaon

police.

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Two killed as bus falls into gorge in India

Two persons were killed and 17 others

injured early Thursday when a bus

carrying them fell into a gorge near

Pukpui village, on the outskirts of

Mizoram’s Lunglei district, a police

officer said.

The bus, with 19 people including two

drivers, was on its way to Aizawl from

Siaha district, in the southern part of the

state, when it met with the accident

around 2.30 am.

Two passengers H. Zirsanga of Lawngtlai

district and Albert Rothangpuia of Aizawl

were killed on spot, he said.

“Prima facie, it seems the brake

malfunctioned and the driver lost control

of the vehicle. The exact reason will be

ascertained after a thorough

investigation,” the officer said.

Of those injured in the accident, five

have been admitted at Christian Hospital

in Lunglei, he said, adding that the

condition of one patient has been stated

to be

serious.

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Break down: Justin Bieber captured crying as Selena Gomez is admitted

Justin Bieber has been spotted breaking down in

tears following Selena Gomez ' admission to a

mental health facility.

The 24 year old was seen sobbing in his car as

wife Hailey Baldwin looked stoically on while they

drove to his pastor's house on Thursday.

And he's struggling with news his ex has suffered

an 'emotional breakdown' after he got engaged to

Hailey, 21, just weeks after their split, according

to reports.

"Justin and Selena are not in touch but him

hearing the news about Selena definitely upsets

him," a source told E! News.

"He feels sad and remorse for Selena and knows

how it is to go through a difficult time. Justin also

feels guilty. He wants to help everyone. He truly

wants Selena to be happy, and it's upsetting to

know she's battling health issues."

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Friday, 12 October 2018

Baby killed, as pregnant woman is shot in stomach by teenagers.

Two teenage girls, Jaela Hough and Trinity Catalina

LeGrande, have been arrested and charged with

shooting a pregnant woman in the stomach - killing

her baby.

Greensboro, NC police say that Jaela, 17, and Trinity,

17, are each charged with first-degree murder, assault

with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, inflicting

serious injury, injury to real property and misdemeanor

larceny. If convicted, they each face the DEATH

PENALTY.


The girls must think the charges are funny, because

they were smiling in their mugshot photos.

Police say the suspects fired off rounds at the victim -

who was at a park in Greensboro.

The pregnant woman was struck in the stomach. She

was rushed to the hospital, where she gave birth to her

baby. Unfortunately the infant succumbed to its

injuries sustained from the shooting.

The mother survived, and is in stable condition.


Greensboro Police responded to the shooting at 1:30

a.m. Sept. 13, at 3117 Henry Street. There they found

the pregnant woman at the Henry Street Park suffering

from a gunshot wound.

Witnesses told police that occupants of an older-

model Dodge Charger fired several rounds from inside

the vehicle, and one of the bullets struck the mother-

to-be.

Davis said interviews and evidence led to the arrest of

Hough and LeGrande. He declined to provide more

details, saying the shooting remains an active

investigation.

The teens were taken into custody Monday morning by

the Greensboro Police Department Violent Crimes

Apprehension Team, the State Bureau of Investigation

and the Burlington Police Department.

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Strange: 4yr-old baby comes home with cocaine

A mum was horrified when her four-year-old

daughter came home from daycare with crack

cocaine on her.

Sabrina Straker said that her daughter Serenity

returned from Little Inventors Day Care in New

York to show her small capsules of the white

substance - saying that another child gave it to her

and it was a "tooth".

The mum, who thought the substance looked

suspicious, rushed to the police , who told her it

was crack cocaine.

The mum said to ABC News that her daughter

was behaving in an odd manner, so she

immediately rushed her to the hospital


"She couldn't sit down," Sabrina said.

"She was beyond bouncy, very loquacious, just all

over the place, literally, talking to herself, looking

in the mirror, saying she sees three of herself.

"Once they did the urine test, it came back

positive that she had cocaine in her system".

The outlet reported that daycare officials believe

someone threw the drugs over the school's fence

to get rid of it, and police are now investigating

potential child endangerment charges.

The mum is thankful that her daughter spat the

substance out instead of ingesting it, or she could

have lost her little girl.

The drug typically causes the heart to beat faster,

a raised temperature and over-confidence -

according to Talk To Frank - and carries many

serious risks.

"Had my daughter ingested the capsule and not

spit it out, I would be planning a funeral," Sabrina

said to ABC.

"Luckily because she spit it out she's still here."

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Thursday, 11 October 2018

Killer dad stuffs daughter's body in suitcase

Plummer’s criminal convictions allow the state to
seek an extended term. In 2005, he was convicted of
child abuse in Virginia when his 8-month-old son
drowned in a bathtub after he was left unattended, The
Richmond Times-Dispatch reported.

A Virginia man is being charged in association with

the death of his 23 month old daughter. Police found

the toddler girl's body in a suitcase next to train tracks

in New Jersey earlier this year. The child's father has

been arraigned on a count of disturbing or concealing

human remains.

Travis Plummer, a 37-year-old man from Richmond,

VA has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Authorities say Plummer took 23-month-old Te'Myah

Layauna Plummer from her mother in Virginia last fall

and traveled to New Jersey with the decomposing

body wrapped inside a suitcase. The body was found

April 11.

A cause of death hasn't been announced.

Authorities believe Plummer left the suitcase in a

friend's garage in Jersey City, and dumped it near the

tracks after police came to the friend's house in

March.

The FBI tracked Plummer to San Juan, Puerto Rico,

where he was arrested April 19.

The crime is punishable by five to 10 years in prison

under New Jersey law. But the state will be filing a

motion to extend Plummer’s term and seek a larger

sentence, Assistant Prosecutor Lynne Seborowski said.

Plummer’s prior criminal convictions allow the state to

seek an extended term. In 2005, he was convicted of

child abuse in Virginia when his 8-month-old son

drowned in a bathtub after he was left unattended, The

Richmond Times-Dispatch reported.

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John Legend's wife posts 'sexy' photo, but fans are 'killing' her for it

John Legend's wife Chrissy Teigen just released some

new pics of her body - out pregnancy. Chrissy just

gave birth 6 months ago, and she's proud of her new

shape.

Before giving birth, Chrissy was a model for men's

magazines - like Maxim and Sports Illustrated.


But her body has gone through a lot of changes since

then. And some of her "fans" don't think that the new

pics of Chrissy are very flattering.

Here are some of the comments online:

  • It must be painful for her to see her old pics from being a Sports Illustrated model to this...
  • She looks like my laundry lady
  • Why does this woman call herself a model?
  • Standards are slipping these days.


Chrissy is hoping to change the look of models - so

that women of all shapes are accepted into the field.

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WhatsApp Hacking Report: Your WhatsApp may beat at risk

If you use WhatsApp ’s video call feature, your

account may have been vulnerable to being

hacked.

A bug in both the Android and iOS versions of

WhatsApp could have let hackers intercept your

private calls and take over your app.

The flaw was discovered by Google researcher

Natalie Silvanovich, who subsequently reported it

to WhatsApp.

Thankfully, WhatsApp has now fixed the flaw - and

says that it hasn’t found any evidence that hackers

used the exploit.


WhatsApp said: “WhatsApp cares deeply about

the security of our users.

“We routinely engage with security researchers

from around the world to ensure WhatsApp

remains safe and reliable.

“We promptly issued a fix to the latest version of

WhatsApp to resolve this issue.”



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Chioma leaves Davido: It is a fake news by Kemi

We saw a post on one Nigerian news platform reporting that Kemi Olunloye tweeted that Davido's girlfriend has broken up with him.

Kemi Olunloye what is this? What are you up to? Everybody now knows you for always striking blows at celebrities. We at CnnBlog.com Nigeria, are giving you a word of advice, whether you are looking for relevance, or another thing, please stay on the right track of delivering AUTHENTIC NEWS,  Which is what we stand for here at CnnBlog.com Nigeria. 

We at CnnBlog.com Nigeria can tell you our valued reader that it is a FAKE NEWS, from observations we have made. 

The couple who are known to be very active on Instagram have not posted anything that can add a little flicker of truth to this claim by Kemi Olunloye.

Anyway, the couple seems to happy and busy with what they do, as these photos from Instagram show;


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Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2018) launching today

Samsung is expected to launch its new

Galaxy A9 Pro (2018) smartphone today.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2018) is said to

feature quad-camera system on the back.

The South Korean tech company is

hosting the launch event at Kuala

Lumpur, Malaysia. Samsung will be

running livestream of the “4X fun”

Galaxy event as well. Here are the details

on Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2018) live

streaming, India timings, expected

features, price and more.


Samsung is hosting a “4X fun” Galaxy A

event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia today.

The company is widely anticipated to

unveil its quadruple camera Galaxy A9

Pro (2018) at the event. Samsung will be

running livestream of the launch event

via its official Newsroom site. Interested

users can catch the launch event updates

live by clicking on the site https://

news.samsung.com/in/how-to-watch-a-

galaxy-event-from-anywhere . The

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2018) launch

event will kick start at 2:30 pm IST.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2018): Expected

price, specifications

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2018) could

feature a quadruple camera set up at the

back. The four cameras will be stacked

vertically. According to an

AllAboutSamsung report, Samsung Galaxy

A9 Pro (2018) aka Galaxy A9 Star will

feature four camera modules at the back

comprising of a 24MP primary sensor

and an 8MP camera sensor with a super

wide-angle lens of 120-degree field of

view. There will be two zoom lenses of

10MP and 5MP respectively on the rear

side, as per the report. Up front, the

phone is said to house a 24MP Sony IMX

576 sensor.

As for the rest of the specifications,

reports suggest that the upcoming

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2018) might

feature a tall 6.28-inch full HD+ AMOLED

panel. The phone could be powered by

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC. The is

rumoured to pack a 3,720mAh battery.

Previous reports have indicated that the

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2018) could offer

4GB or 6GB of RAM paired with 64GB or

128GB onboard storage.

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Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Doctor finds nail inside man's head

A man in

China got the

shock of his

life when he

was told the

cause behind

his ‘splitting

headache’. The

43-year-old

man reached a

hospital in

Hubei’s

Chongyang

county

complaining of

a severe

headache. When he was examined, the

doctors found out that a 48mm-long nail

was stuck in the top of his skull, the

Shanghaiist reported.


When asked how the nail managed to

reach his skull, the man surnamed Hu

informed the doctors that he worked at a

local cement factory was nowhere close

to any construction material let alone

nails. He further elaborated that

headache started earlier this week,

however with time it grew worse forcing

him to visit the hospital, the same report

stated.

“I have no idea why there is a nail in my

head,” he told Chutian Metropolis Daily

the South China Morning Post stated. “My

job is to monitor the security

surveillance cameras in the factory – it

has nothing to do with nails.”

Fortunately, the health indicators of the

man were normal, however, doctors are

yet to figure out how the nail ended up

in the skull.

Hu has been taken to a larger hospital

for treatment, where he will undergo an

operation to get the nail extracted from

his head.

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