Israeli men live among the longest in the world and have the highest life expectancy in the Middle East

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By: Sanvi Rizvi

Israeli men can expect to live at least to the age of 80, according to a research report released this week.

The research showed that Israeli men have the highest life expectancy in the Middle East, and the fourth highest in the world, according to the report, which was released by the World Health Organization.

Israeli men born in 2012, will live an average of 80.2 years. Men in Iceland were likely to live longer, an average of 81.2 years, followed by Switzerland at 80.7 years and 80.5 years in Australia. Israeli women did not fare so well.

With a life expectancy of 84 years, Israeli women did not even reach among the top 10. Earlier this month, the Centre For Policy Studies of the United Kingdom, found that there are 1.788 self-made billionaires per one million residents in Israel, while the United States recorded just 1.338 self-made billionaires per one million residents.

The Centre For Policy Studies calls these self-made billionaires “Super Entrepreneurs.” The country with the most Super Entrepreneurs is Hong Kong, with 2.831 self-made billionaires per one million residents. Israel was ranked in second place followed by the United States, Switzerland and Singapore.

Mexico, was ranked at the bottom of the list with just .056 Super Entrepreneurs. The E.U. average came in at .30.

“The analysis of the self-made rich suggests that the vast amount have gathered their wealth through entrepreneurship, in the process creating wealth for society at large. Many of the self-made billionaires come from humble backgrounds and have gained their wealth through hard work and innovative ideas,” The Centre For Policy Studies said in its report.

New York taxi driver suspended for wearing swastika

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By: Anika Rao

(Scroll down for video) A New York City taxi driver complained that his rights were being violated after being suspended for wearing a swastika on his arm.

27-year-old Gabriel Diaz said that people usually cursed him when they saw that he was wearing the bright red band on the left arm.

“People usually said ‘f*** you Nazi,’” he said. He said that passengers never complained, and were oblivious to the diatribes that occurred outside the taxi.

However, several people were so disgusted that they took pictures and filed complaints with the Anti-Defamation League. The Anti-Defamation League sent a letter to the Taxi and Limousine Commission.

“We are very disturbed by this provocative and offensive display, and we appeal to the Taxi and Limousine Commission of New York, to investigate this issue and take appropriate action as soon as possible,” Evan Bernstein, the regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, said. The agency investigated Diaz and suspended his license for 30 days after pleading guilty to violating their rules.

It is against the rules for drivers do anything that is against the best interests of the public. Diaz feels that the suspension is a violation of his constitutional rights.

Man shakes Jewish baby while telling mother ‘dirty Jews have too many children’

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By: Sanvi Rizvi

A young Jewish mother and her baby were attacked in France, just because they are Jews.

A spokesperson for The National Bureau of Vigilance Against Anti-Semitism, said that the 27-year-old Jewish mother and her 6-month-old baby were assaulted in an anti-Semitic attack.

A. M. of Paris, said that the incident occurred as she was waiting at bus station number 48 with her 6-month-old baby. She was attacked by a 50-year-old man, who identified her as a Jew because of her modest dress.

The man approached her, made ​​the sign of the cross, shook the baby’s stroller and shouted “dirty Jews. We are tired of your children, you Jews you have too many children. Screw yourself.”

After a few minutes, the man fled from the scene. The victim filed a complaint, and gave a detailed description of her attacker. Police said that they have launched an investigation, but so far, no arrests have been made.

Also last week, a 52-year-old Israeli man was attacked with a stun gun outside a Paris synagogue.

Man hospitalized with constipation after wife shoves vibrator up his behind

The couple in the emergency room 
By: Aarav Sen

(Scroll down for video) A man was rushed to a hospital after he suffered from constipation.

Nurses and doctors at the California hospital, were shocked to learn that the man had an adult toy stuck up his behind.

A spokesperson for the hospital said that the man suffering from constipation had a working vibrator inside his large intestine. As expected, the patient had been reluctant to tell doctors the cause of his discomfort when he checked himself into the hospital in Fresno.

However, a few X-rays revealed that he had been doing something weird in the bedroom. “It was the first time I've found a working vibrator inside someone,” a doctor who treated the man, said.

The wife of the man later revealed that they were being adventurous in the bedroom when the vibrator got lost inside his behind. “If the vibrator had not been removed the man may have suffered a series of problems, including internal bleeding,” doctors said.




Hundreds of boys arrive at school dressed in skirts to protest sexism

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By: Hydar Tomar

(Scroll down for video) Hundreds of boys in France, arrived at school dressed in skirts in order to protest sexism.

The boys are calling the campaign “what the skirt raises.”

The mission of the campaign is to raise awareness about sexism. Surprisingly, the campaign was encouraged by school administrators in the region of Nantes.

After learning about the campaign, right winged groups protested in front of several schools. The groups, which also oppose gay marriage, claim that the skirt campaign is a secret government plot to promote “gender theory,” an idea that the gender of children is not fixed at birth.

Protesters held signs with slogans that read “gender theory is not my choice” and “no to gender theory.” Police said that some of the protesters turned violent.

Twenty-seven schools have registered for the campaign, which was approved by the Ministry of Education. One skirt wearing boy said that he planned to wear a skirt to school again just to annoy the right winged groups.

Man arrested after tattooing smiley face and 4 letter word on 12-year-old girl

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By: Sanvi Rizvi

A man was arrested on charges of assault after tattooing a smiley face on a young girl, police in Pennsylvania said.

Centerville Police said that they arrested the man after being accused of putting a tattoo on the left forearm of the 12-year-old girl.

33-year-old Randall Charlton III, was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, unlawful tattooing, corruption of a minor and endangering the welfare of a child. Police said that tattooing incident occurred on Wednesday at 9:00 p.m. at a home in the 17300 block of Route 8.

The girl slept at the home that night. At some point during the night, Charlton put a tattoo on her left forearm consisting of a yellow smiley face with a four letter word.

Charlton was booked into the Crawford County prison on $20,000 bail.

Man who claims to be God slams his vehicle into television station

Vladimir Baptiste 
By: Anika Rao

(Scroll down for video) A man who claims to be God, slammed his vehicle into a local television station while screaming “I am God, I am God,” police in Maryland said.

Baltimore Police said that they captured the suspect inside the television station late on Thursday afternoon.

The suspect was not injured. The suspect is mentally ill and was taken for treatment. The incident began when the truck driven by the man who claims to be God, rammed into the television station, leaving a gaping hole in the front of the building.

The incident occurred at 11:45 a.m., and the person was saying: “I am God, I am God.” All employees were evacuated from the scene safely.

Later, police arrested 28-year-old Vladimir Baptiste of Parkville, after spending nearly five hours holed up inside the station. Baptiste is accused of three counts of second-degree attempted murder, police said.

He also faces charges of first-degree assault, theft, malicious destruction of property and trespassing. He was booked into the Baltimore County Detention Center and is being held on $750,000 bail.

Man feeds his girlfriend and 1-year-old child marijuana laced cake

Emmanuel Ekaette 
By: Devansh Dutt

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on charges of endangering the welfare of a child after feeding his girlfriend and a 1-year-old child with marijuana laced cake, police in Illinois said.

Chicago Police said that they arrested 23-year-old Emmanuel Ekaette of Calumet Park, after being accused of intentionally poisoning his girlfriend and the baby.

He was charged with three felony counts of aggravated assault, possession of marijuana and endangering the welfare of a child. The incident began when Ekaette went to his girlfriend's house on Saturday, and brought a cake full of crushed leaves.

The woman began eating the cake and fed some to the child. When she realized leaves in the cake, she asked her boyfriend what they were. “In fact, she asked him several times and he said it was spices,” prosecutors told the court.

The woman began feeling hazy. She took the child to the hospital and underwent drug testing.

Both she and the child tested positive for marijuana. Police arrested Ekaette on Saturday night.

The cake is being processed at a crime lab.

2 brothers arrested for stripping man naked and stealing his bike

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By: Aarav Sen

Two men, who are brothers, were arrested on charges of assault and theft after they allegedly stole a bike from a strange man, police in Nigeria said.

Katsina State Police said that the two brothers, Suleiman Muritala, 22, and Lawal Muritala, 18, were charged on Friday, after being accused of stripping a man naked before stealing his motorcycle.

Jubrin Rashidu told police that the incident began when he took the brothers as passengers on his motorbike. Around 10:00 p.m., the suspects ordered the victim to stop, pulled a hammer and a machete, and attacked him.

The two brothers stripped the man naked, took the bike and fled from the scene. Police arrived at the scene and located the two brothers.

The two were brought before a magistrate's court judge, where they were remanded into custody. The victim’s bike and clothes were not recovered.

4 prostitutes arrested after beating one another over customer

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By: Hydar Tomar

Four prostitutes were arrested on charges of assault after they allegedly beat one another over a customer, police in Nigeria said.

Lagos State Police said that the four sex workers appeared before a court on Friday.

The four defendants were identified as Joy Morkoha, 37; Tayo Folarin, 35; Blessing Ugbo, 26; and 25-year-old Tina Osakwe. According to the police investigation, the fight broke out outside a hotel on Shobowale Street, Ilasa, Mushin.

The four women pleaded not guilty to the charges. The suspect were booked into jail and released on N30,000 ($184) bail each. In other prostitution news, a new app allows consumers to locate nearby prostitutes via a GPS tracking system, Pia Poppenreiter, the creator of the app, said.

The new application called Peppr, was launched in Germany, earlier this month.

Consumers can connect to the application and search the type of girl they want, including body type, eye color, personality traits and the maximum price they are willing to pay. Poppenreiter said that he wanted to create a tool that benefits sex workers as well.

Until now, sex workers waited outside in the cold to find customers. Prostitution is legal in Germany.

Man shoots wife in crowded park then kills himself next to son’s grave

Liza Nicole Adderly 
By: Devansh Dutt

(Scroll down for video) A mother of three children was killed in front of her children and other people in broad daylight.

Orange County, Florida, investigators launched a desperate search for 54-year-old Julian Paris, after he shot and killed his wife, 34-year-old Liza Nicole Adderly.

The couple’s three children, aged 15, 13 and 4, were standing beside her at the Dr. Phillips Community Park, when she was shot and killed.

After a 24 hour search, officers found Paris dead at the grave of his son. He was killed by an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at the Woodlawn Cemetery.

The couple have been together for 21 years. Their lives seemed to be perfect until the tragic death of their 17-year-old son.

Two years ago, the couple’s son was hit and killed while crossing Old Winter Garden Road. The couple separated one month before the tragic murder suicide.

The children who were left orphaned of both parents, are in the care of family members.

Grandparents fight for embryos of couple who died days before having IVF procedure

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By: Sanvi Rizvi

A couple was looking forward to having their embryos implanted so that they can fulfill their dream of having children.

However, the couple died in a car accident just 4 days before having the procedure.

Claimant Shen of China, who lost his only son and daughter-in-law in the car accident, filed a petition asking the court to order the Nanjing Gulou Hospital, to hand over the frozen embryos to her.

The deceased woman was also an only child to her parents. However, the judge of the Jiangsu Province, rejected the petitions of the grandparents to inherit the four frozen embryos that were left behind by the couple who died in the car accident.

The judge ruled that the embryos obtained through surgery cannot be inherited or transferred, and refused to deliver it to any set of parents.

“The embryos can only be used by the couple to have children and cannot be donated or sold in accordance with Chinese law,” Judge Lu Yaqin said.

Even if the parents were to get the embryos, they cannot implant it in another woman because surrogacy is illegal in China.

Shen said he wants to appeal to a higher court for the embryos and wait for the country to end the ban on surrogacy.

Security guard survives after being stabbed and set on fire by close friend

Ramsey Musikita 
By: Anika Rao

A security guard is lucky to be alive after he was set on fire by his close friend.

Ramsey Musikita, 34, was the security guard at a gas station in Gauteng, South Africa, when he was badly burned by a former colleague on Tuesday morning.

Musikita was in his secured booth at the gas station in Heidelberg, when he was attacked by his friend.

The incident began about 4:00 a.m., as Musikita was sitting in the secured guard’s room. His friend approached and said that he was there to give him R100 - which he borrowed last week.

“He gave it to me and thanked me, but when I asked him to leave, he started insulting me,” Musikita said.

The two got into a fight, and the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed Musikita. He then set Musikita on fire. Musikita managed to escape despite being on fire and bleeding from the head.

Musikita is still in shock as to how or why this happened because the suspect is a close friend. Musikita suffered serious injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant Katlego Mogale, said that the suspect was a former security guard, who was fired days before the incident took place because he was accused of stealing money.

Police were investigating the incident as an attempted murder and for malicious damage to property, but no arrests had been made.

11-year-old girl ruins grandmother’s marriage by exposing her affair with younger man

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By: Devansh Dutt

A grandmother is angry with her granddaughter for sticking her nose into her personal business.

The 11-year-old girl lived with her grandmother in South Africa, while her mother was at the hospital.

The young child, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was unhappy when she saw her 54-year-old grandmother having an affair with a younger man.

One day, the 11 year old threatened to tell her grandfather about the affair. The grandmother became angry and allegedly began beating the child.

Unfortunately for the woman, her husband walked into the house during the alleged assault. The girl told her grandfather about the younger man, who came around everytime he left the house.

The grandmother chased the girl out of her house located in Soweto, and told her not to come back. The girl is now living with her neighbors.

The Department of Child Services was notified of the situation and they have assigned a team to help the child.

The grandmother refused to comment, but said that she will meet with social workers to address the problem.

Alligator helps catch serial car thief during high speed chase

Calvin Rodriguez insert 
By: Hydar Tomar

(Scroll down for video) Police were looking for a car thief after a number of cars went missing over a couple of days.

Most cars were taken from parking lots at Walmart, Sams Club and other major retail stores.

Now, the suspected car thief has been arrested in Florida.
The Port St. Lucie Police said that Calvin Rodriguez, was finally caught thanks in part to an alligator.

Investigators believe that Rodriguez is responsible for the theft of at least five cars. He is accused of using shaved keys to open the car doors and start the engines of Honda and Acura vehicles.

Police spotted Rodriguez in a Honda Civic, but he led police on a high speed chase. That chase ended when the alligator decided to cross the road and collided with Rodriguez.

Rodriguez faces five counts of grand theft auto. The condition of the alligator that was struck is still unknown.

Pastor pleads guilty to peeping into couple’s bedroom while they had sex

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By: Anika Rao

A married pastor was arrested, charged and found guilty of peeping into a couple’s room while they made love.

Jeremy Grinnell, 42, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was the pastor and professor at Cornerstone University, as well as a teaching pastor at Bella Vista Church in Rockford, when he was caught looking into the couple's bedroom.

Grinnell has admitted to climbing onto a ladder, which was leaning against the house, so that he could see the couple having sex in their bedroom.

Grinnell also admitted to seeing the couple having sex. When he returned a second time to watch the couple, he was caught red handed by the male victim, and was subsequently arrested.

Grinnell was fired from both jobs and has since pleaded guilty to the charge. He will be sentenced at a later date.

Sex offender, 33, found hiding under child’s bed

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By: Aarav Sen

A sex offender was arrested after he was found hiding under a child’s bed.

Police were called to a disturbance at an apartment. When police arrived, they found Julien Martell Skipper, 33, of Iowa, hiding under the child’s bed.

Skipper is a registered sex offender, who was not supposed to be living at a home where children reside.

Skipper was registered at 2631 Hawthorne Drive, an apartment in Bettendorf, but instead, he lived at an apartment with two young children.

Police initially arrested him for a drug charge, and he taken to the Scott County Jail, where he is still in custody.

He was later charged with two counts of violating the condition of his probation for sex offenders.

Police said that Skipper did not notify the authorities when he changed his place of residence. He also did not reveal who else lived in the apartment, which included two children, 5 and 10 years old.

Skipper was convicted of committing lewd acts against a 14-year-old child. He was 25 years old at the time.

15-year-old girl pimped out young girls as prostitutes to feed her drug addiction

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By: Hydar Tomar

A woman was jailed after she pimped girls as young as 13 years old to feed her drug addiction.

Amanda Spencer of Rotherham, England, was only 15 years old when she befriended young and vulnerable girls and got them into prostitution.

Spencer befriended the young girls and referred to some of them as her sister. When the girls trusted her, Spencer took advantage of them and convinced them to work as prostitutes.

A jury found Spencer guilty of 16 offenses relating to five teenage victims.

Spencer who is now 23 years old, was sentenced to 12 years in prison after she was accused of giving the teenagers drugs and alcohol. They also had sex with strangers in parks, bathrooms and other random places.

Spencer showed no remorse when she was sentenced to jail for child prostitution by the Sheffield Crown Court.

In connection to this case, Ian Forster, 68, was convicted of three counts of sexual assault against two girls, 13 and 14 years old. He will be sentenced at a later date.


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