Ex US police chief, council member given one-year prison sentences for vote buying

A former Louisiana police chief and a former city council member were each sentenced Tuesday to one year in prison related to a vote-buying scheme.  Amite City Police Chief Jerry Trabona and Amite City Council Member Kristian Hart were charged with violating federal election laws. The pair were accused of paying off and offering to pay voters living in Tangipahoa Parish for voting in the 2016 open primary election and the 2016 general election in which both were candidates, the Justice Department said. “Trabona and Hart’s vote-buying scheme included the solicitation and…

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Ukrainian sniper gets married on the frontline to soldier husband while wielding machine gun (Photos)

A Ukranian sniper popularly referred to as Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ got married to her military husband on the frontlines while wielding a deadly machine gun. The rather famous sniper, Evgenia Emerald, aged 31, shared her “perfect wedding” with netizens as she stated that”a new patriotic family was born“. Her wedding was on a public holiday known as Defender’s Day over the weekend and it’s a special day in Ukraine to honour Ukrainian military veterans. Evgenia and her husband tied the knots on the front line in the Kharkiv region,…

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Mike Tyson says money can’t buy happiness, feels death coming soon

In a shocking comment, American former professional boxer, Mike Tyson has given reasons why he believes his death is coming ‘really soon’ despite being a multi-millionaire.Tyson speaking with his trauma and addiction therapist Sean McFarland on his podcast “Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson” mentioned that he feels his age is wearing on him.“We are all gonna die one day, of course,” The 56-year-old athlete said. “Then, when I look in the mirror, I see those little spots on my face, I say, ‘Wow. That means my expiration date is coming close,…

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RACISM: UK Police strip search black school girl while on her period, asked to take off sanitary pad

Racism was likely an influencing factor in the ‘traumatic’ strip search by Metropolitan Police officers which took place at the girl’s school, a report foundNo drugs were found and the distressed girl was sent home by taxi to her mum (Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto) A black schoolgirl was strip searched by police while on her period after being wrongly suspected of carrying cannabis, according to a report. The “traumatic” search by Metropolitan Police officers took place at the girl’s school in the knowledge that she was menstruating and without another adult present, the safeguarding report…

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Fire breaks out at Europe’s biggest nuclear plant after Russian tank attack

A fire broke out at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant following an attack from Putin’s tanks, in the battle for control of a crucial energy-producing city. Ukraine’s foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba’s warned if the Zaporizhzhia plant “blows up” it would have been ten times bigger than the Chernobyl disaster. He urged Russian troops to hold their fire “from all sides” so firefighters can set up a security zone. Firefighters trying to put out the blaze were reportedly being shot at. However the fire was eventually extinguished this morning after raging for several…

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Putin at risk of palace coup first time in decades -Security Expert

“He is also known for accurately predicting, last December, where and in what manner Russia would invade Ukraine.” Dmitri Alperovitch As Russia faces global backlash and sanctions over its invasion of Ukraine, its President Vladimir Putin may soon face a palace coup, first time in years, judging from feelers from his inner circle, says Russian-American computer expert Dmitri Alperovitch. Alperovitch, a naturalized American citizen who left Russia with his family at 14, is co-founder of popular cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike and has won several recognitions for his work on information security.…

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2 UK PMs indicted over £500m Covid-19 fraud

Owen Paterson lobbied on behalf of the healthcare firm Randox, which paid him £100,000 a year. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA  The UK Government has been forced to publish messages between disgraced Tory MP and then health secretary that revealed how Owen Paterson lobbied on behalf of the healthcare firm Randox, which paid him £100,000 a year. Randox was awarded contracts worth nearly £500m during the pandemic without any other firms being given the opportunity to bid for them. The Guardian has reported that The UK government awarded a new £347m Covid-19 testing…

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Tribunal suspends Nigerian Doctor for hugging, blowing a kiss at colleague in Canada

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta Tribunal has suspended a Canada-based Nigerian doctor for getting intimate with his colleague at work. It was learnt that the medical doctor identified as Efe Ovueni was suspended for three months over unprofessional conduct by hugging and blowing a kiss at her co-worker without her consent. The doctor was also fined $3,000 and is liable for the undisclosed cost of the hearing and investigation. With the fine and suspension which takes immediate effect, Ovueni has been banned from medical practice for over…

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Woman ends 18yr marriage after husband rejects vaccination

A Cape Town woman has decided to end an 18-year-old marriage because her partner refuses to be vaccinated. Charnelle and Graham Spies of Bothasig, in Cape Town, have been married for 18 years. They say ending things has been a “very hard and difficult decision”. Charnelle said “Graham contracted Covid-19 last year and watching him deteriorate in front of me is something I don’t wish on any human.” “The virus attacked his lungs. He is also asthmatic, which made his breathing even more difficult. Seeing him leave the hospital last…

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Pastor threatens to chase out mask wearing worshippers

A Tennessee pastor is drawing attention after threatening to boot mask-wearing congregants from his church, while dismissing growing concerns about the COVID-19 delta variant. “If they go through round two and you start showing up [with] all these masks and all this nonsense, I will ask you to leave,” Pastor Greg Locke, who is based near Nashville, told churchgoers on Sunday, according to the Lexington Herald Leader. The news comes as the state, which has one of the lower vaccination rates in the country, has seen an uptick in cases. Last week, a state official announced…

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