Two years after Capitol riot, US lawmakers seek to bar insurrectionists from holding office: Report

Democratic lawmakers in a handful of states are seeking to bar insurrectionists from holding office, two years after the violent attacks on Capitol Hill on January 6, 2021. A report by the news agency Associated Press on Sunday (January 22) said that the lawmakers are trying to send a message that those who engage in […]

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China: Bank teller living under fake identity after stealing $600,000 caught after 25 years

Last week, authorities in Yueqing, a Chinese city some 370 km south of Shanghai shared a somewhat bizarre but what most internet users in the country found an amusing case. The story of a woman named Chen Yile who disappeared while working as a 26-year-old bank teller back in 1997 and was found after over […]

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Sex-cult leader at New York college sentenced to 60 years in prison

A man in the United States has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for sexually manipulating her daughter’s college friends after moving into her dorm room in college in New York. Sixty-three-year-old Lawrence Ray was convicted last year of running a sex-cult-like ring at the Sarah Lawrence college, extracting millions of dollars from victims […]

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Iranian man jailed for eight years for beheading teen wife: Judiciary

An Iranian man- Sajjad Heidarnava who beheaded his 17-year-old wife Mona Heidari in February last year, has been jailed for over eight years, the judiciary said on Wednesday (Wednesday 18). Speaking to reporters, judiciary spokesperson Massoud Setayeshi said that Heydari has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison for murder and eight […]

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French journalists go on trial for blackmailing the king of Morocco; could face five years in jail

Two French journalists were put on trial on Monday in France for allegedly attempting to extort money from the king of Morocco in exchange for concealing supposedly damaging revelations about him. In order to stop the release of a book on the Moroccan royal family, Eric Laurent, 75, and Catherine Graciet, 48, allegedly demanded $2 million in 2015. […]

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Lost, lost and FOUND: After four years, US woman finds her luggage back

About 700,000 people lost and mishandled bags at the major US airlines in the first quarter of 2022. Every year millions of bags are lost at the airports worldwide and a very few thousand find their way back to where they belong.  But in a shocking incident that smashes the not-so-unrealistic stereotypes about airlines misplacing […]

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China: Boeing 737 MAX takes first flight after staying grounded for four years

China Southern Airlines became the first Chinese carrier to employ a Boeing 737 MAX passenger aircraft after staying inoperative for four years.  On Friday, two Boeing 737 Max 8s took flight from the airline’s hub at Guangzhou Baiyun Internation Airport (CAN). Their destinations were Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport (CGO) and Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (WUH), […]

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Vodafone plans hundreds of job cuts, the biggest round of layoffs in 5 years

Vodafone is planning to make its biggest round of job cuts in five years as the British telecom group seeks to rein in costs and revive its lagging performance, according to Reuters, quoting a Financial Times report. Vodafone is looking to shed several hundred jobs, most of which will be at its headquarters in London. […]

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Last eight years have been the warmest on record across the world: Report

As per a report by the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S), published on Tuesday the last eight years have been the warmest on record despite the La Niña weather pattern, a Spanish word that translates to “little girl” and is referred to as “a cold event”. increaseitionally, last year was the fifth-warmest year […]

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