Brother of President Obama proud to be part of the Jewish people

Mark Okoth Obama Ndesandjo with President Obama 
By: Sarah Weiss

The Jewish brother of President Obama told an Israeli newspaper that he is proud to be part of the Jewish people.

Mark Okoth Obama Ndesandjo is a businessman and musician, who lives in China. He published a book several years ago, in which he wrote about an abusive Kenyan father.

Mark Obama also directs the Mark Obama Ndesanjo Foundation, which promotes cultural exchanges between Asia, Africa and the U.S., and provides instruments and music teachers to needy children in China.

When his parents divorced, Mark Obama moved to the U.S. where he studied physics at Brown University and Stanford. He received an MBA from Emory University.

Mark Obama’s mother, Ruth Nidesand, the third wife of Obama Sr., was born in the U.S. to Lithuanian Jewish immigrants.

Mark Obama told the Israeli newspaper that he considers himself a member of the Jewish people.

"I am a Jew not only because I have a Jewish mother, but because it is a great pride to be part of the Jewish people. I feel very good to belong to the Jewish heritage, Jewish culture, and to Jewish philosophers," Mark Obama said.

Mother puts baby in refrigerator after husband accidentally dials her number while trying to call his former wife

Baby in refrigerator  
By: Ryan Lee Hall

A woman was mad when her husband tried to call his former wife.

The woman learned of her husband's cheating ways when he accidentally dialed her number.

The woman decided to take her anger out on the baby.

The baby girl, who is only 4-months-old, came close to losing her life three times at the hands of her angry mother.

Her latest brush with death came on Saturday, when she nearly suffocated in an unplugged hot refrigerator.

The 38-year-old mother admitted to putting the baby into the refrigerator, but insisted that she never closed the door. She also said that she did not want to hurt her baby.

"I do not want to kill my baby. I only wanted to get her father’s attention," the mother said.

A neighbor found the baby in the refrigerator, which is in the shack near the couple’s home. The baby has reportedly been there at least 10 minutes.

The father was livid that his wife took out her frustrations on their innocent baby.

The father said that his wife had put their baby's life in danger twice before.

Once, when the child was only six-weeks-old, the mother held her upside down by the ankles, when she was angry.

The second time, was when the mother left her baby out in the cold. The 46-year-old father found his child in the carriage outside.

The couple has been married for over 10 years and have two sons and a daughter together.

The man also has four children from his first wife.

"Since my husband has been talking to his former wife things have been different. He does not care about our children anymore," the mother said.

The husband is looking to take legal actions against his wife for trying to harm their child as revenge to hurt him.

"What kind of mother does that to her own child?'' The father said.

“She is cruel. I have made mistakes, but she should not take her anger out on our daughter," he added.

Woman cuts penis of daughter’s teen boyfriend after claiming he molested her 2-year-old

Bonita Vela 
By: Eva Fett

(Scroll down for video) A mother was furious as she believed that her daughter’s boyfriend molested her 2-year-old.

Bonita Vela of Indiana, cut the penis of the 18-year-old man with a box cutter because she believed that he sexually abused her 2-year-old son.

Vela was smoking marijuana with a friend when she became increasingly agitated, and began to talk about her suspicions.

She lured her daughter's boyfriend, Christopher Dail, to a trailer where Vela and her friend held him for three hours.

The woman ordered him to confess, but Dail kept denying ever touching the 2-year-old boy. Vela did not believe him.

She then ordered him to remove his pants or she would kill him. The teen did as he was told.

At one point, Vela had two friends hold the man down as she put the box cutter to his exposed penis.

When police arrived, the woman claimed that Dail tried to kick the box cutter out of her hand, and that's when his penis was cut.

Vela was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon and criminal confinement with a deadly weapon.

She is being held on a $28,000 bond.Police said that they are investigating the sexual abuse allegations about Vela’s child.

Male stripper assaults women after they boo him from stage during act

Stripper Fabio (left) Leon Zbudowskyj (right) 
By: Shifra Unger

Who doesn't like a stripper? Hot male and female strippers make a good living from their fans.

One male stripper in Wales, United Kingdom, who is known as stripper Fabio, has a lot of female fans. Women pay to see his sexy performances.

One night, when stripper Fabio was unable to attend a sold out performance, club owners at the Baltic Inn, scrambled to find someone to replace him.

They found Leon Zbudowskyj, 30, to be the replacement stripper for the female only party night.

Posters advertising the event with Fabio had been on display for weeks. Women paid £10 (about $16) to see Fabio.

When the rookie stripper took his place and came on stage dressed as a firefighter, women were not happy.

The women were very disappointed with his bad performance and booed him off the stage.

The angry stripper would not leave without a fight. He dove into the crowd and attacked the women who were booing him.

"He was just nasty, filthy, and had nothing, no six pack abs, and no dance routine. He was not shaved, he looked as though he came off the street,” one of the women in the audience said.

Police were called to get Zbudowskyj under control. He was arrested and charged with three counts of assault.

The club owners did not leave the women disappointed for long, as Stripper Fabio later appeared at the club to make it up to his fans.

Woman finds her own death certificate before learning her husband had life insurance on her

Paulinah Ramosha with her death certificate  
By: David Ross

A woman was shocked when she found out that her husband had filed paperwork with authorities claiming that she had died a long time ago.

According to official documents the woman has been dead for over 11 year.

Paulinah Ramosha, 55, of Tshwane, South Africa, was declared dead over 11-years-ago by her husband, who she was married to for 21 years.

“My husband had ‘killed’ me in 2002, so he could claim my life insurance," Ramosha said.

It all came to light when she applied for a new ID, and officials told her that she was dead.

"I looked through my husband's documents and discovered my death certificate," Ramosha added.

Ramosha said that her husband was abusive towards her throughout their relationship.

Ramosha is grateful that her husband never actually killed her for the insurance and only declared her as dead.

"I was trapped in that relationship. I lost the best years of my life to an abusive marriage. I'm grateful that I came out alive,” she said.

After her story became public, Ramosha received support from many people so she can leave her abusive husband.

One organization offered to help her file the necessary paperwork to prove that she never died, and that she is indeed still alive.

Cop punished after he uses taser on boy who refused to get out of bed in the morning

The house where the incident took place 
By: Moses Gold

(Scroll down for video) A police officer tried to discipline a 13-year-old boy by pepper spraying him.

The Pennsylvania State Police officer was suspended without pay as he faces criminal charges for allegedly pepper spraying his girlfriend’s son.

According to police, Ernest Boatright pepper sprayed the boy after he became frustrated when he found the in bed instead of getting ready to go to school.

The teen told police that his stepfather sprayed him with the substance several times before this incident.

Boatright denied spaying the boy. He did however tell investigators he aimed the pepper spray at two cats in an enclosed porch, according to court documents.

His lawyer said that Boatright "vehemently denies the charges and he is looking forward for his day in court to prove his innocence.”

Boatright is facing charges of endangering the welfare of a child and harassment.

Government employment website advertises prostitution job

A screenshot of the advertisement 
By: Moses Gold

Visitors to the British government employment website were shocked to see a job opening for prostitution, according to a screenshot uploaded to the Internet.

The Department of Works and Pensions allowed the no experience necessary offer for a single girl willing to work as a prostitute to be published on its website.

The advertisement, which offers 10 pounds an hour, was placed by an agency called Horny Escorts. The job offers flexible hours, and the only requirement is that you must love sex.

"Looks and race is unimportant. You need a mobile phone. No experience is required,” the advertisement states.

A department spokesperson admitted the mistake but refused to say how many people read the advertisement.

"The advertisement was inappropriate and was removed the next day. When advertising jobs, employers must agree to the terms and conditions. When an unsuitable job is found it is immediately deleted," the spokesperson said.

Man comes home to find a stranger with no clothes in his bed

The suspect 
By: John Roberts

(Scroll down for video) A man was surprised to find a total stranger sleep in his bed.

Khumbulani Sibanda of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, arrived home to find Jabulani Ndlovu, 46, sleeping on his bed with no clothes on.

When Sibanda awoke, the stranger demanded to know why he was in his bed. The intruder grabbed a stick and beat the homeowner, according to Prosecutor Frank Ncube.

Ndlovu hit the homeowner in the head before punching him and smashing a glass door in the process.

Sibanda shouted for help and neighbors came to his rescue. They also apprehended the intruder.

Magwegwe Police arrested Ndlovu.

When asked why he was sleeping in another man's bedroom, the suspect replied, “I am equally confused, and I don't know how I got into his room.”

Ndlovu told police that the last thing he remembers was drinking at a local bar before getting into a taxi.

He did not remember what happened after that.

“I honestly don't know. I did not steal anything from the complainant's house," he said.

Ndlovu is facing charges of unlawful entry and malicious damage to property.

Teen kills his father because he was beating his wife

Christopher Albano 
By: Debbi Gross

(Scroll down for video) A 15-year-old boy was in tears after he shot and killed his own father.

The Florida teen was home when his father began beating his mother.
He decided to defend his mother by shooting at his father.

Christopher Albano, 35, came home drunk early Wednesday morning, when he got into an argument with his wife and started hitting her.

The 15-year-old boy rushed to her defense by grabbing a gun and shooting his abusive father.

The father was pronounced dead at the scene.

There were two other children in the home at the time.

When police arrived, the teen was seen sitting on the side of the road crying and being consoled by others. His mother was also seen crying.

The teen was taken into custody, but was not arrested. Police are still deciding whether to file charges.

A classmate of the teen shooter said that he is a quiet kid, who never was in any trouble and never got into fights. “He’s just a normal kid,” the friend said.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Prostitute tries to contact client and mistakenly calls sheriff’s deputy for sex

Schquita Alaysha Warren 
By: Sarah Weiss

A woman was looking for extra money when she called a man and offered him sex in exchange for cash.

However, she accidentally entered the wrong number.

Schquita Alaysha Warren, 27, of Pensacola, Florida, mistakenly called an on-duty sheriff’s deputy, offering to meet him in a motel for sex.

Warren thought she was calling a client named "Sam," but she called the number of Escambia County Sheriff's deputy Robert Greene, authorities said.

Warren introduced herself as “Quita from Barker Street."

As she was talking, a baby began crying in the background, and the call ended.

However, officer Greene later got a text message from the same number.

"Want to have fun?" The message read.

Greene played along, encouraging the woman to send photos of herself while he was looking to match the cell phone number to an online list for Pensacola escorts.

The officer found a match. The number belonged to a woman who offered herself as an escort. She went by the name MS Dream. Despite being 27-years-old she claimed to be 22-years-old.

The officer agreed to meet her at 7:00 p.m., at a Motel 6.

When Warren pulled into the parking lot, officers were already waiting for her and she was arrested.

She admitted that she had previously slept with a man named Sam for $60 and that she was looking for repeat business when she unknowingly contacted the deputy.

Warren was charged with prostitution. Bail was set at $1,000.

Man caught stealing and drinking gasoline at gas station

Drinking gasoline illustration 
By: Debbie Gross

(Scroll down for video) A man is spending time behind bars after he was caught stealing and drinking gasoline from a gas station in the United Kingdom, according to police reports.

The gasoline drinker appeared before a judge after violating a previous court order prohibiting him from gasoline stations.

Brian Taylor, 45, is addicted to sniffing and drinking gasoline, and has a history of arriving at gas stations, stealing and consuming gasoline, according to prosecutors.

Taylor got into trouble recently, after being spotted trying to get gasoline by employees of a service station in North Yorkshire. He was also seen at another station the same day.

Taylor, who is subject to an order of antisocial behavior with provisions to stay away from service stations, was given a jail sentence of 16 weeks suspended for 12 months. He was also ordered to pay the equivalent of about $200 in court costs and other charges.




Woman cuts penis of her daughter's boyfriend after accusing him of molesting her 2-year-old son

Box cutter illustration 
By: John Roberts

(Scroll down for video) A man was left with a cut to his penis after an angry woman accused him of molesting a 2-year-old boy, according to police reports in Indiana.

Franklin Police said that they arrested a woman accused of using a box cutter to cut the genitals of a man she believe may have abused her 2-year-old son.

On Saturday morning, police were called to the 300 block of East Jefferson Street, where they spoke with a man who said that his girlfriend’s mother, Bonita Lynn Vela, kept captive in a trailer and would not let him go unless he lets her cut his penis.

The 18-year-old man said that Vela and two others held him down for three hours. Vela believed that he had molested her 2-year-old son.

Police said that the man had blood stains and a cut on his penis. Vela said she told him that "she wanted to leave scars that he could see every time he has sex in the future."

The man told investigators that Vela "was going to kill him, shoot him in the head and tie him to a tree to feed the animals.”

"She told him to drop his pants so she could cut his penis. If he did not comply, she warned him that she will cut it all the way off,” according to the police report.

Vela was taken to the Johnson County Jail on charges of criminal confinement with a deadly weapon and assault with a deadly weapon.

Female news reporter seen on video falling to the ground after Spiderman failed to catch her

Sarah Haines falls to the ground 
By: Sarah Weiss

(Scroll down for video) A female news reporter was seen falling to the ground after Spiderman failed to catch her, according to video uploaded to the Internet.

All Spiderman had to do was swoop down and catch the fainting news reporter.

Instead, Spidey missed his signal and allowed Sarah Haines of Good Morning America, to slip through his grasp and crash onto the floor with a thud.

The television clip was part of a piece promoting The Amazing Spider-Man 2, due out next year, and Spiderman was supposed to rescue Haines as she pretended to faint.

The incident was caught on camera, and Haines took to Twitter to reassure fans that she was fine. You can see the fall at 4:00 in the video below.

There was better news for Spiderman yesterday when a video emerged showing him defeating Batman and Robin in a mixed martial arts match.

Woman crushed to death after drawbridge closes on her

Meridian Street Bridge 
By: Shifra Unger

(Scroll down for video) A woman is dead after a drawbridge operated lowered the bridge on top of her, according to rescue workers in Massachusetts.

Boston Police said that a woman was killed on Tuesday, after the drawbridge she was walking on started to rise.

Investigators are calling the death, which occurred on the Meridian Street Bridge shortly after noon, an accident.

The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Aura Garcia.

Her daughter said that her mother was going to a medical appointment in Chelsea, at the time of the accident.

Police said the bridge operator was unaware that Garcia was on the drawbridge when it was raised to allow a boat to pass below.

The bridge operator heard a scream and immediately lowered the bridge, but then Garcia became trapped between the plates of the bridge and suffered massive trauma.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said that the operator of the bridge was taken to a hospital for evaluation. He has also been placed on unpaid leave.

The bridge over the Chelsea River between East Boston and Chelsea was closed for several hours after the incident.

New Jersey boy, 15, arrested for fatally shooting 2 children

Zainee Hailey and Kasson Morman 
By: David Ross

(Scroll down for video) A teen boy was arrested and charged with murder after he allegedly killed two teens, according to police reports in New Jersey.

Newark Police said that they arrested the boy on Tuesday, after being accused of the killing.

Prosecutors said that the 15-year-old boy was charged with murder after killing a 13-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy, who lived nearby.

The child, whose name was not released because of his age, is also accused of attempted murder of a third victim. He has also been charged with weapons related charges. He is being held in a juvenile detention center.

News of the arrest comes as hundreds of people gathered to mourn Zainee Hailey at her funeral, which was held at the New Zion Baptist Church in Elizabeth.

Hailey, an honor student, was killed along with the teenage neighbor Kasson Morman last week, when the boy began shooting on Schley Street.

Another boy was also shot, but survived.

Mother fatally chokes her daughter and poisons her three other children

Aniarael Macias 
By: Ryan Lee Hall

(Scroll down for video) A mother was arrested and charged with murder after she fatally choked her own daughter and poisoned her three other children, according to police reports in Arizona.

Casa Grande Police said that a local mother has admitted to suffocating her 13-year-old daughter and trying to kill her other children by poisoning them.

The incident began when police officers responded to a 911 call. A man said that his former wife, 35-year-old Connie Villa, had stabbed him, but he had managed to escape and drive himself to a hospital.

When officers arrived at the house, they found Villa with stab wounds, holding a knife to her chest. They managed to subdue her and conducted a sweep of the home.

Police found the body of Aniarael Macias, the daughter of Villa, in the bathroom.

Investigators believe that Connie Villa tried to end the lives of her children and her former husband, a police department spokesperson said.

Connie Villa faces a charge of first-degree murder for the death of her daughter. She is also being charged with four counts of attempted murder after being accused of trying to kill her former husband and her three surviving children, ages 3, 5 and 8.

During a police interview, she admitted that she tried to kill her children, forcing them to ingest prescription drugs, police said. The kids had traces of opiates in their systems.

Since her oldest daughter refused to drink the drugs she decided to choke her to death.

The children were placed with the family of Adam Villa, 33. He is in stable condition.

Teen gets pricked by used bloody syringe hidden inside brand new Walmart hoodie

The syringes that were found in the hoodie 
By: Eva Fett

(Scroll down for video) A mother and her son are traumatized after the son was pricked by a syringe that was hidden inside a brand new hoodie.

The mom of Toutle, Washington, said that she gave her son what she thought was an innocent gift, but when the 16-year-old put on his new hoodie, he got pricked by a syringe.

Nanette Snyder said she bought the new hoodie at Walmart in Longview.

Tom Basye, Snyder's boyfriend, said there was a second syringe in the sweater, and both seemed to be used with traces of blood on them.

"You do not expect to open presents only to find dirty, used needles," Basye said.

The couple filed a complaint with Walmart, and the store said that they are investigating the incident.

The boy was taken to a local hospital to be tested for HIV and hepatitis, and so far, the tests have come back negative.


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