Manson follower responsible for brutal torture & murder recommended for parole in California

Robert Beausoleil, an acolyte of cult leader and mass murderer Charles Manson, has been recommended for parole after serving nearly 50 years in prison for murder – a decision that has infuriated a relative of his victim. A California parole board said on Thursday that Beausoleil, 71, was suitable for release. He is currently serving […]

Viewers SHRED Ellen DeGeneres for forgiving Kevin Hart over 10yr-old homophobic tweets

Fans are savaging Ellen DeGeneres after she appealed to their sense of forgiveness in defense of fellow comic Kevin Hart, who was pressured into declining an offer of hosting the Oscars over his decade-old homophobic tweets. DeGeneres, whose on-screen coming-out made television history, offered Hart a chance to explain himself on her show after controversy […]

Maradona feeling 'well' after brief hospitalization with internal bleeding

Football icon Diego Maradona has been discharged from hospital in Buenos Aires, where he was admitted earlier on Friday with internal bleeding. The 58-year-old all-time-great underwent several checks, his lawyer said. The news of Maradona’s stint in hospital has sparked concerns among fans for the Argentine football legend, known for his extravagant lifestyle and fragile […]

Woman in vegetative state suddenly gives birth, sparking sex abuse investigation

The unexpected birth of a baby boy to a woman who has spent the last 14 years in a vegetative state has sparked a sex abuse investigation at a Phoenix nursing facility. Staff at Hacienda HealthCare were reportedly unaware the woman was even pregnant “until she was pretty much giving birth,” a source familiar with […]

Trump sent 80 US troops to Gabon over possible violence in DR Congo

Citing the possibility of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, US president Donald Trump has deployed 80 troops with “appropriate equipment” and aircraft to the nearby Gabon, he informed Congress in a letter. The first members of this US contingent arrived in Libreville, Gabon on January 2, Trump said in a letter sent […]

Citizen of the world: Ex-Marine detained in Russia on espionage charges holds multiple passports

The plot thickens in the case of a former US Marine who was detained on spying charges in Russia before the New Year. It has emerged that Paul Whelan also holds UK and Irish passports, and maybe a Canadian one. The American was arrested in a posh hotel overlooking the Kremlin in Moscow by Federal […]

Jose Mourinho linked with return to club management in Portugal – report

The ex-Manchester United boss is reportedly considering taking the vacant top job at Benfica, rivals to his former team Porto, per reports in the Portuguese media. Jose Mourinho’s hiatus from football management could be a short one according to Portuguese outlet Record, who say that Benfica’s hierarchy are interested in handing their top job to […]

'Maybe they don’t want us that bad': Anthony Joshua promoter doubts Wilder camp's interest in fight

Eddie Hearn says that after numerous unanswered calls and emails, he is beginning to doubt Deontay Wilder’s claim that he wants to unify the four main world heavyweight titles in a blockbuster bout with Anthony Joshua. Both Joshua and Wilder’s camps have talked up the potential of a unification bout this year, though it appears […]

Ankara ridicules Pompeo’s ‘lack of knowledge’ after US vows to protect Syrian Kurds from ‘slaughter’

[unable to retrieve full-text content] US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo showed a “worrying lack of knowledge” when he said the US would prevent Turkey from “slaughtering” Kurds in Syria, Ankara said, adding that his remarks paint all Kurds as terrorists. Read Full Article at RT.com

2 women have miraculous escape after plywood smashes through car windshield (PHOTOS)

Two women were lucky to escape with only minor injuries after a massive sheet of plywood sliced through their car’s windshield as they drove along a Canadian highway. The freak accident took place during evening rush hour on Highway 410 in Brampton, in the Greater Toronto area, on Wednesday. The CBC news outlet identified the motorist […]