Israel bans uploading ‘revenge porn’ to the Internet

Secretly recording adult video illustration 
By: Shifra Unger

(Scroll down for video) You can now receive a 5 year jail sentence for uploading “revenge porn” to the Internet in Israel.

The Knesset passed a new law, which aims to prevent someone from becoming a porn star against their will.

The legislature added an amendment to the Preventing Sexual Harassment law prohibiting uploading videos or pictures of a sexual nature to the Internet.

The act of doing so is known as "virtual rape,” and it is now punishable by up to five years in prison.

The bill was introduced after an incident where a video of a couple having sex at a nightclub was uploaded to the WhatsApp application and was forwarded to thousands of people nationwide.

The legislation initially faced some opposition on concerns that it may violate freedom of expression. The law was modified to exclude videos that have a public interest or those that are uploaded by mistake.

104-year-old German grandmother celebrates her birthday with family and friends at the Dead Sea

Eleonore Kastner 
By: Anav Silverman

An extremely old woman celebrated her 104th birthday at the Dead Sea surrounded by family and friends, according to a report by the Tazpit News Agency.

German tourist, Eleonore Kastner, affectionately known as Oma Ella, celebrated her 104th birthday in a Dead Sea hotel with forty friends and family who traveled with her to Israel for the special event.

Since she turned 100 four years ago, Oma Ella had decided that the time had come to “live a little.” She has been celebrating her
birthday each year in a different corner of the world together with her family. For her 100th birthday, Kastner celebrated at the Vatican.

During the following years, she marked 101 in Monaco, 102 in Austria and 103 in Munich.

Kastner, a devout Christian, has visited and prayed at Christian holy sites in the Holy Land, even traveling on a donkey to reach an isolated monastery in the Judean desert.

Kastner, who was born in 1910 in Kelheim, Germany, has accomplished some ground-breaking feats in her older age. She is thought to be the oldest person to tour the Himalayas and meet with the Queen of Bhutan, and is the oldest member of the Eurovision Club that travels to every
song competition.

In addition, the German grandmother is considered to be the oldest person to have a Facebook page which she has already updated since arriving in Israel with a video greeting. She also appears in YouTube videos celebrating with youth at beer festivals in Germany, enjoying fairground rides and dancing to contemporary music.

And her secret for longevity? "Be healthy and enjoy a sweet schnapps every day!" is Kastner’s motto.

After she married in 1932, Kastner moved to Amberg, Bavaria where she raised four children, only one of whom is still alive. Her elder brother, who was born in 1906, was murdered in the Dachau concentration camp in 1943 after resisting the Nazi occupation.

Kastner has 6 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild - many of whom joined her in her celebrations
in Israel. Today, she lives with one of her grandsons, Joe Kastner and his family, in Berlin.

During her visit to Israel, the Tourism Ministry presented Kastner with a birthday present: a silver-bound Bible along with a certificate of appreciation, nominating her as an ambassador of good will for tourism to Israel.

Teen injured after bomb explodes at Rachel’s tomb

The scene of the incident 
By: Eva Fett

A teen was hospitalized after a bomb exploded at Rachel’s tomb, according to police reports in Israel.

Police officials said that two serious incidents occurred in the West Bank, this week

In one incident, a 19-year-old man was injured when a homemade bomb exploded at the complex of Rachel’s tomb near Bethlehem. A large number of police officers responded to the scene, and they launched an investigation.

An initial investigation found that the bomb was thrown from the east side of the complex into the lower parking lot, where the teen was standing. He was injured by shrapnel and received medical treatment. He was transported by Magen David Adom to a local hospital for further treatment.

Police at the scene examined the explosive device and began searching for the suspects.

The case followed an incident in which a grenade was thrown at an IDF base near Bethlehem. There were no injuries or damage in that incident.

Man, 86, drives wrong way for 8 miles on busy New York highway

Interstate 87 illustration 
By: John Roberts

An elderly man suffering from a mental illness drove the wrong way on a busy New York highway, according to police reports.

Ramapo Police said that a local 86-year-old man was taken to a hospital for evaluation on Monday, after he was caught driving north on the southbound lanes of Interstate 87.

The man is believed to suffer from dementia and was not charged criminally, police said, adding that he had previously been reported missing.

The incident occurred around 2:45 p.m., when police began receiving reports of a wrong way driver.

The man soon passed a New York State trooper in the southbound lanes, almost hitting the vehicle. The trooper turned around and began to pursue the vehicle.

Police believe that the man was confused and may have entered the Interstate 87 at exit 15 or 15A. From there, he traveled about 8 miles before being detained.

Several cars were forced off the road to avoid a collision.

Nearly naked shoppers storm clothing store after being promised free clothes for coming nude

Nude shoppers storming the store 
By: Shifra Unger

(Scroll down for video) Hundreds of nearly nude shoppers stormed a store after they were promised free clothes, according to video uploaded to the Internet.

Buyers stripped down to their underwear to get their hands on free clothes in possibly the most outrageous ever sale.

Spanish clothing brand Desigual organized the Seminaked Party in the cities of Rome, Italy, and Turin to kickstart their sales.

The first 100 customers through the door were promised a free suit if they came without any clothes.

The rest of the naked crowd were promised 50 percent off of the summer collection as a thank you for their efforts this weekend.

The girls ran inside to ensure they do not go home empty handed, as well as a half-naked.

Even men arrived in their trunks to give the girls a run for their money.

Such parties have previously been held in Madrid, Spain, Barcelona, Paris, U.S. cities and London, since the brand first launched its campaign in 2005.

Man seen on video refusing to move for fire truck as he takes a dump in middle of the road

The man 
By: Shifra Unger

(Scroll down for video) A man was seen on video relieving himself in the middle of the road.

The man in China, was on the street when he suddenly needed to use the bathroom.

With no bathroom in sight, rather than being discrete and hiding between the trees nearby, the man decided to do his business right there in middle of the road.

His problem began when a fire truck wanted to use that same road.

Firefighters waited for the man to move out of the way, but when he failed to do so, two firefighters got out of the vehicle to see what was wrong.

In the video below, which was taken from the dash camera in the fire truck, the man is seen squatting in the middle of the road, while the firefighters are seen asking him to move.

When they fail to persuade the squatter to move out of the way, the firefighters physically picked him up and dragged him to the side of the road.

When they moved him, the video revealed his “freshly dropped load,” which was why he was unable to move at the time.

Man banned from driving after being caught on video steering vehicle with his feet

Man steering car with his feet 
By: David Ross

(Scroll down for video) A man was banned from driving after he was seen on video steering a car with his feet, according to court proceedings in the United Kingdom.

North Yorkshire Police said that a security camera captured Richard Newton driving with no hands on the steering wheel on the A171.

In the video, Newton is seen traveling at 60 miles per hour for about 25 seconds while cars passed by him on the opposite lane.

The 36-year-old of Abbots Road, Whitby, was found guilty of reckless driving in the incident.

The Scarborough Magistrate’s Court also ordered him to perform 100 hours of community service and pay a total of 685 pounds in fines.

"This case demonstrates two things, one is the sheer stupidity of some people who put others in danger, and the other is the ability of our camera security to capture a range of offenses. This is another case of showing that these cameras are about safety and not just speed,” a North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said.

"We will take action against all crimes to ensure that we keep our roads as safe as possible for everyone," the spokesperson added.

Woman, 21, stabs her boyfriend because he didn’t call her every 2 hours

Rhiann Burnie and Shane McMullen 
By: Ryan Lee Hall

A woman was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after she stabbed her boyfriend because he didn’t call her every two hours, according to court proceedings in the United Kingdom.

The young mother beat and stabbed her boyfriend because he did not call her every two hours one night, leaving him seriously injured that paramedics believed he was dead, a court heard on Monday.

Rhiann Burnie, 21, punched Shane McMullen, 23, and stabbed him in the shoulder before lighting a cigarette and cleaning up his blood while he was lying on the floor clinging to his life, the Burnley Crown Court heard.

Prosecutors said that she was furious about him going to an engagement party and leaving her at home with her ​​two-year-old daughter.

Despite cutting a main artery and causing significant blood loss, McMullen survived. He suffered memory loss and has nightmares of being stabbed again.

A jury was told that he had been attacked simply because he forgot to call her every two hours as she demanded.

The couple had been in a relationship for a year and at first, they were happy. However, a darker more sinister character emerged, the jury was told.

Burnie had twice before threatened McMullen with the knife.

She had also broken doors and furniture during heated arguments. Burnie had been advised to attend anger management courses.

Vacationing pregnant woman fatally crushed after boulder falls on her partner’s car

The rock on the car 
By: Eva Fett

A woman and her unborn child were crushed after a large boulder fell on the car of her partner, according to rescue workers in France.

The seven months pregnant woman was crushed after the 880 pound rock fell on the car.

The woman, Karine Vocant , died instantly.

Her 46-year-old partner Patrick Marchand was driving the car, but was not injured. The couple was expecting their first child.

Marchand’s mother, Marie-Therese Marchand, said that Karine and Patrick knew each other for six years. They were having their first child together and Patrick was overjoyed.

The tragedy occurred in Pyrenees, near the French-Spanish border.

When rescue workers arrived, they desperately tried to save the pregnant woman and the fetus, but were unsuccessful.

An investigation has begun by the French authorities as to why the huge rock fell.

"For some inexplicable reason, the rock became loose and it fell. Locals have asked an expert to visit the site to find out why and see if there is a risk that others might fall," a police spokesperson said in a statement.

There is no safety nets along the mountainous route to prevent such tragedies from happening.

Patrick Marchand is receiving counseling.

Nude man gets stuck inside washing machine while trying to have some fun

Nude man stuck in washing machine illustration 
By: Moses Gold

(Scroll down for video) A naked man had to be rescued from a washing machine after he decided to have some fun, according to rescue workers in Australia.

Laurence said that he was not hiding from his girlfriend. He only decided to have some fun while naked.

What began as a seemingly harmless experiment and joke ended with a rescue operation with police, firefighters, paramedics and Search and Rescue teams.

The man of Mooroopna, Victoria, was trying to surprise his girlfriend so he decided to hide in the washer, and he became stuck.

Emergency services were called, and after 20 minutes, they freed the naked man with olive oil.

During the rescue, Laurence asked his friend for a cigarette. He smoked it while sitting in the washing machine naked.

The rescue team tried to use hair conditioners and olive oil to lubricate the inner walls of the machine, to no avail.

Finally, Laurence suggested that they lean the machine to the side.

"As soon as we did that he just fell to the ground," a rescue worker at the scene said.

Bakery sends woman ‘feces cake’ with ‘eat s***’ slogan to get even at her engagement party

The feces cake 
By: Debbie Gross

(Scroll down for video) A bakery wanted to get even with a customer, so they sent her a “feces cake” with the word “eat s***” written on it.

Micaela Harris was embarrassed and her nieces were horrified when she removed wrapping paper to reveal a shocking cake at her engagement party in New Zealand.

The cake was retaliation against her sister, who had a disagreement with the owner of Oh Cakes, Emma McDonald.

"It was a strange situation. At that time, my sister did not even know what was going on," Harris said.

"I think that the disagreement was taken too far. As a business owner, you have to deal with clients you don’t like. You have to take the ups and downs," she said.

McDonald seemed unrepentant after the incident and published a photo of the cake on her Facebook page.

"There is nothing really negative I've seen apart from a few who do not read and understand properly. I have also seen an increase in business,” McDonald said.

Man dies after overdosing on poppy seed tea using recipe he found online

Paul Dalling 
By: Moses Gold

(Scroll down for video) A man was looking for a natural remedy to help him chill out and relax.

While surfing the Internet, Paul Dalling, 27, of Milford Haven, West Wales, found a homemade poppy-seed tea recipe online.

The tea was supposed to relax the person drinking it, but instead, it killed Dalling.

Dalling followed the recipe and cooked himself the deadly poppy tea.

After drinking 16 ounces of the tea, his central nervous system began to shut down.

After hearing the circumstances of the case, a judge warned others of the dangers of poppy tea.

Poppy seeds contains Opium.

Opium contains approximately 12 percent morphine, which can be deadly when one consumes too much at a time.

“Drinking poppy seeds tea can be fatal as it is impossible to measure the dose, as the intensity of seeds vary from plant to plant," medical examiner Mark Layton said.

Hours after drinking the tea, Dalling went to sleep with his girlfriend and her child.

"While in bed. Dalling coughed a lot and felt hot to the touch, but he was not in a condition that caused an alarm,” officer Jeremy Davies said.

In the morning, when his girlfriend was unable to wake him up, and saw blood around his nose and mouth, she called the emergency services.

Emergency workers performed CPR, but were unable to save him. Dalling was pronounced dead at the house.

An autopsy found morphine and codeine, both present in poppy tea, inside Dalling’s body.

The medical examiner ruled that Dalling’s death was drug related.

Man gets 8 months jail for slapping crying baby on plane

Jessica Bennett and her baby 
By: John Roberts

A man was arrested, charged and convicted of assault after slapping a crying baby on a plane, according to court proceedings in Idaho.

Federal prosecutors said that the defendant hit a 19-month-old crying child on a Delta flight. He was sentenced on Monday, to eight months in prison.

Joe Rickey Hundley pleaded guilty to assault in a plea bargain agreement with prosecutors.

Hundley sat next to Jessica Bennett and her 19-month-old son on row 28 when the Delta flight 721 from Minneapolis, Minnesota, began its descent into Atlanta.

When the baby began to cry, Hundley told Bennett to "shut that n****r baby up," according to an FBI report.

"He then turned around and hit the child in the face with an open hand, which caused the baby to cry even louder," the FBI statement said. The boy suffered a scratch under his right eye.

Girl sentenced to 12 years in prison for killing her 2-year-old sister

Ty'asia Jackson with her sister Sasha 
By: David Ross

(Scroll down for video) A 12-year-old girl was sentenced to 12 years in jail after she killed her baby sister while babysitting four of her younger siblings.

Ty'asia Jackson of Georgia, was arrested for the stabbing of her 2-year-old sister Sasha to death before hiding her body in the woods behind the family's home.

Prosecutors in DeKalb County, were looking for 20 years behind bars.

However, Jackson agreed to a plea deal and pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter.

Judge Gregory A. Adams of the DeKalb Superior Court, sentenced her to 12 years in prison. She will be out of prison in eight years, and the rest of her sentence she will serve through probation.

After the sentencing, Sasha’s father, who is Ty'asia stepfather,
said that he was satisfied with the ruling.

He also said that the teen’s mother Haneefa Ray, and the family still love Ty'asia. He encouraged the girl to keep her head high.

The stepfather Shelton Ray is asking other parents to learn for their mistake and not put too much pressure on their children.

At the time of the murder, Ty'asia was babysitting Sasha who was 2, and three other sisters, Sanai, 5, Shanell, 4, and Sade, 3.

Jackson will begin her sentence in a juvenile facility. When she turns 17, she will be transferred to an adult correctional facility.

12-year-old girl gets her tongue stuck to flagpole

Maddie Gilmartin 
By: Sarah Weiss

(Scroll down for video) A little girl thought that her tongue would never get stuck to a flagpole, but she was wrong.

Maddie Gilmartin was helping her father during a snow storm in eastern Kingston, New Hampshire, when she suddenly felt an urge to do something weird with her tongue.

"It's just kind of popped into my head. 'Hey, what if I stuck my tongue to a flagpole? It will come off immediately,’" Maddie Gilmartin recalled.

Then, she did it. "I was like, ‘Did I really just do it myself?’” she said.

Her mother, Tracy, was inside the house and her father, Shawn, was plowing snow in his driveway.

"Tracy saw Maddie flapping her arms, but she thought the child was playing. "I saw her at the flagpole. She waved her arms, and I was not sure what's going on until I got closer," Shawn Gilmartin said.

The 12-year-old tried to pull her tongue free, which made her bleed. When Shawn Gilmartin went to his daughter, he tried to use the heat of his breath to free her tongue, but that did not work.

The parents called 911 and waited for EMS to arrive. While waiting, they were able to use warm water to free her tongue from the flagpole.

For 15 minutes, her tongue was stuck to the flagpole. The girl suffered pain to her lips and tongue.

Maddie compared the pain with numerous bee stings.

She's doing well and doctors said that her swelling will go away after six weeks.

Police release video of African American toddler using profanity

The child 
By: Sarah Weiss

Police officers in Omaha, Nebraska, have caused controversy by posting a video of an African-American toddler using profanities.

Authorities felt it was important to show people an example of “the thug cycle,” where adults turn their young kids into thugs.

The toddler was taught by adults to curse and use bad language.

The child is innocent and has no idea that what he is saying is very bad.

The child is being raised to use profanities and to curse at adults.

In the video, the child was seen dressed in nothing more than a diaper, while relatives recorded him with a camera phone.

The relatives were heard swearing at the toddler. They also insulted him in order to get him to swear back at them.

The relatives were heard using many profanities at the child and they were heard laughing every time the child used bad language.

They also demanded the child to repeat some profanities. At one point, a man was heard telling the boy to pose for the camera, to which the toddler responded by telling the adult to “shut up.”

“Despite the fact that it is a heartbreaking video, we are required to share it in order to educate the law-abiding public on the terrible cycle of violence and thuggery that some young innocent children are helplessly caught in,” authorities wrote on their website.

Teenage mother uses her 2-year-old to carjack a good Samaritan

Taylor Brianne Griffin 
By: John Roberts

(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested after she stole a car from a woman, who gave her a ride.

Taylor Brianne Griffin, 19, of Duluth, Minnesota, used her 2-year-old son to hitch a ride.

A 77-year-old offered to help the teen mother so her child does not have to walk in the cold.

However, Griffin repaid the woman by stealing her car and purse, police said.

According to police, Griffin approached the 77-year-old woman at Walmart in Hermantown, at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Griffin told the woman that she was stranded and asked if she could take her home in West Duluth. Griffin offered the woman money for the ride home.

The victim felt bad that the child was out in the cold, and said the money was not necessary.

At one point during their drive home, Griffin pulled the woman from the car, threw her to the ground, took off with the woman's purse and other belongings.

Officers later spotted the stolen vehicle, and saw the suspect with her child leaving the residence, police said.

Police found the victim’s credit cards, cell phone and other stolen items in Griffin’s possession.

Griffin is being held in St. Louis County Jail on charges of first-degree aggravated assault, auto theft and child endangerment

Man walks around 17 days with glass in face after brutal fight on cruise

Patrick Moberg 
By: John Roberts

A man had glass in his cheeks for 17 days before doctors finally noticed it.

Patrick Moberg, 23, of Sweden, had gotten into a fight with another passenger during a cruise, last month.

The other man hit him with a glass bottle, which broke on his face.

Moberg was left wounded and bleeding after the incident.

A doctor stitched his face up at the time, but somehow, the doctor did not notice the large fragment of glass lodged in his face.

When the bleeding in his face would not stop after several days, Moberg visited several doctors, but no one knew what was wrong and they could not understand why the wound was still bleeding.

After 17 days of suffering and seeing 4 doctors, the 23-year-old went to a hospital and told the doctor that he could feel something hard in his cheek.

Finally, the fifth doctor found the piece of glass inside his cheek, and immediately operated on Moberg to remove the glass.

Couple kills 7-month-old baby while using him as pawn during fight

Mother and baby illustration 
By: Debbi Gross

A couple killed their own baby during a fight between the two.

The husband a wife of Chegutu, Zimbabwe, have been arrested after they killed their 7-month-old during a fight.

The father was identified as Shine Mahishini, 21, and the mother was identified as 17-year-old Angela Mupofu.

Mahishini and Mupofu got into a heated argument, which then turned into a fight.

During the fight, the mother was holding her baby, and in anger, she threw the baby to her husband.

However, Mahishini walked away and did not catch the child, resulting in him falling and hitting his head on the ground.

A neighbor, identified as Daniel Nkata, 27, who witnessed the incident, picked up the crying baby and managed to stop the couple from fighting.

Mahizhinti and Mupofu took the baby to a hospital for treatment, but doctors were unable to save his life.

Police were called, and both husband and wife were charged with murder.

Woman, 26, sexually assaulted and left paralyzed after giving stranger ride to hospital

Katie Schlinger’s (left) crashed car, Michael Antwon Fuller (right) 
Ryan Lee Hall

A woman’s good deed turned into a nightmare when a stranger she helped attacked her.

Katie Schlinger, 26, of Florida, may never walk again after a simple trip to a hospital ruined her life.

Schlinger was in Aiken, South Carolina, to support her brother, who underwent open heart surgery at Aiken Regional Medical Center.

At 4:00 a.m., she was smoking a cigarette in a car near the Quality Inn.

Michael Antwon Fuller, 23, approached her and asked for a cigarette.

The two began to talk about her family member in the hospital.

Fuller said he was worried about his uncle, who was in the hospital and asked the woman if she would drive him there so he could see how his uncle was doing.

The hospital was only four minutes away, and Fuller who was well spoken, well dressed and clean-shaven, did not seem like a threat. Schlinger decided to take him there.

However, when they got to the hospital, Fuller told the woman to continue driving, and she did.

Fuller then took out a gun and pistol whipped her, and ordered her to keep driving.

A scared Schlinger offered Fuller to go to an ATM and give him all the money she had in her bank account, but he refused the offer.

Schlinger thought of a way to escape. She hit the gas and then threw herself out of the car.

Leaving Fuller in possession of the car, she hoped he would take off with the car, but that did not happen.

Instead, Fuller backed up, forced Schlinger to get back into the car and forced her to perform oral sex on him at gunpoint.

Schlinger then decided to crash the car into a tree so she can get away from her attacker.

Sadly, during the crash, her spine was injured.

A passerby called for help.

Fuller was found in the car. He was semi conscious with the gun in his hand.

He was arrested and charged with kidnapping, criminal sexual conduct, unlawful carrying of a pistol and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime.