New breast milk bank to supply free breast milk to premature infants born in Israel

Breast milk illustration 
By: Hydar Tomar

A new facility will begin to store breast milk to feed those babies, who were born prematurely or those with other medical issues.

The Israel Ministry of Health will establish the human milk bank for premature babies and babies with gastrointestinal defects.

Similar banks operate in the United States and other countries. Nine years ago, the Israeli Knesset passed a law to establish a national bank for breast milk for babies who are not breastfed, and therefore do not receive the nutrients contained in the milk.

Experts believe that the facility will be operational in less than a year. A small number of children whose mothers died in childbirth or shortly thereafter will have priority, as well as adopted children.

Donors will not be paid for their milk and the mothers of the beneficiaries will not have to pay for the milk. The donors will have to undergo blood tests every six months.

Three people jailed for decorating religious building with pork strips

Pork strip illustration 
By: Anika Rao

Two men and a woman were arrested, charged and convicted of a hate crime after decorating a religious building with pork strips, prosecutors in the United Kingdom said.

Edinburgh prosecutors said that the 18-year-old woman and the 39-year-old man, who desecrated a mosque by decorating it with strips of bacon, have been sentenced to imprisonment.

Douglas Cruikshank, and Chelsea Lambie threw bacon at the window of Edinburgh’s Central Mosque, and wrapped meat around door handles. 25-year-old Stilwel Wayne of Gorebridge, Midlothian, previously admitted his role in the attack and was sentenced to 10 months in prison.

Cruikshank of Galashiels,and Lambie of Paisley, Renfrewshire, were found guilty of threatening and abusive behavior. Slices of raw bacon were discovered glued to the window of the mosque.

Islam prohibits the consumption of pork. Text messages were found on Lambie’s mobile phone detailing the attack.

“I went to the mosque in Edinburgh, and wrapped bacon around the handles of the door,” one text message read. Lambie denied the allegations, saying that someone else used her phone.

Cruikshank was sentenced to nine months in prison and Lambie was sentenced to 12 months at a youth offenders center.

Neo-Nazi stabs Orthodox Jewish man in unprovoked attack

Scene of the violence 
By: Hydar Tomar

(Scroll down for video) An Orthodox Jewish man was stabbed by a neo-Nazi after a music event turned violent, police in the United Kingdom said.

The music event in Markfield Park, South Tottenham, erupted in violence when a group of men began attacking passersby with stones and flares.

The group members are believed to belong to the Polish extreme nationalist group, Zjednoczeni Emigranci. A police spokesperson said that they were called to the park at about 7:10 p.m., on reports of a disturbance.

The 24-year-old victim was taken to a hospital with a stab wound, and was later released. Although no one has been arrested in connection with the stabbing, police arrested and charged a man with religious and racially aggravated common assault for pushing a Jewish man who wearing a kippah.

“We will not tolerate such behavior in Haringey,” the police spokesperson said. An anti-fascist vigil was held in response to the incident outside the Tottenham Town Hall.

Mother of 11-year-old boy arrested for giving him World War 2 grenade for school lesson

Lisa Miguel 
By: Sanvi Rizvi

(Scroll down for video) A mother of a young boy was arrested on charges of reckless endangerment after allegedly giving her son a World War 2 grenade for a school lesson, police in Connecticut said.

Stratford Police said that they arrested the mother of the 11-year-old boy after her son showed the grenade to his teacher during the World War 2 and D-Day lesson.

Lisa Miguel was charged with risk of injury to a minor, reckless endangerment and unlawful possession of an explosive. Miguel said that the grenade was given to her by her father in his military days and she kept it stored in a dresser for years.

She thought it would be a good idea for the school project of her son. When the child showed off the grenade to classmates and teachers on Friday, the school was placed on lockdown.

Students were evacuated to the back of the school and the school was cordoned off until the bomb squad arrived to determine whether the grenade was real or not. The child's teacher admitted that the students had been studying World War 2, and had been asked to bring any items of their relatives from that time.

Letter sent to U.N. Secretary demanding to cancel non-member state observer status of the Palestinians

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon 
By: Aryeh Savir

A letter was sent to the U.N. Secretary General that demands that the U.N. cancel the non-member state observer status of the Palestinians, the Tazpit News Agency reported.

The Legal Forum for Israel, a body representing hundreds of lawyers and jurists from various countries, has sent a letter to Ban Ki-Moon last week, demanding that he retract all acceptance within the U.N. of the Palestinian Authority, and reject the Palestinian request to accede to international conventions.

Relating to the abduction of the three yeshiva students from Gush Etzion, author of the letter Alan Baker, former legal adviser of Israel’s foreign ministry, former ambassador to Canada and Director of the International Action Division of the Legal Forum for Israel, wrote: "We are, first and foremost, at the time of writing this letter, most distressed at the tragic situation in which one or more Palestinian terror groups, affiliated to what you and the U.N. regard as the ‘State of Palestine,’ considered to be a non-member state observer, have taken three Israeli young men hostage, in clear violation of all basic humanitarian norms and conventions. We feel that this action, together with the dangerous situation presently prevailing, is directly connected to, and emanates from the enhanced status that you and the U.N. have attributed to this Palestinian entity. By any basic criterion of international law and practice, this entity should never have been, and cannot be considered a state."

Baker continues to state that by granting such status, the U.N. violated and undermined the Oslo Accords, the very agreements between the PLO and Israel, for which the U.N. has consistently expressed its clear support.

Baker goes on to point out that this situation is all the more evident and absurd in light of the incorporation of the Hamas terror organization into the governing structure of the Palestinian Authority, an action welcomed by the U.N. and Moon himself.

"No one, not even the U.N., can deny the fact that the Hamas terror organization is universally recognized as such. Hence the absurdity of the U.N.’s situation in hosting within its own ranks a terrorist entity," stated Baker.

Baker finally demands action on the part of the U.N. "In light of the fact that the Palestinian non-member state observer has become an openly identified terrorist entity, we feel that it is incumbent upon you and the organization to act immediately to retract all acceptance and status within the U.N. of this terrorist entity, and to reject the Palestinian request to accede to international conventions, under the misleading and fraudulent claim that it is a state," concludes Baker.

Former Ambassador Baker said that he was shocked by the "the U.N., the Secretary-General and the international community's hypocrisy and selective one sided attitude. They are all ready to condemn Israel and to establish inquiry committees on everything Israel does, but ignore the significant damage against Israel and against all humanitarian norms."

Company starts selling E-Joints to capitalize on popularity of e-cigarettes

E-Njoint 
By: Devansh Dutt

(Scroll down for video) A company in the Netherlands, began selling E-Joints, and it is destined to become a hot item like e-cigarettes.

The E-Njoint is legal, comes in a variety of fruit flavors, and contains no THC, snuff or nicotine, making it ideal for fashionable dances, musical events, bars and clubs, etc., E-Njoint BV said in a statement.

Users can refill the E-Njoint with liquid cannabis or dried herbs. E-Njoint BV said that it is producing up to 10,000 E-Njoints a day, and is distributed throughout Europe.

“The Netherlands is well known in the world for its tolerant and liberal attitude towards soft drugs, and the introduction of this new product clearly made a statement. As long as they do not bother or annoy other people, and stay within the legal limits, everything is fine,” the chief executive of the firm, Menno Contant, said.

E-Njoint BV is in negotiations with the medical marijuana company Tikun Olam, to see if the E-Njoint can be produced as a health product, which can be especially attractive in the U.S., where marijuana has been decriminalized or made available for medicinal purposes.

Woman injured after man detonates bomb while she was using public portable toilet

Police sketch of suspect 
By: Aarav Sen

(Scroll down for video) Police are looking to arrest a man who planted and detonated a bomb inside a public toilet, police in Oregon said.

Aloha Police released a sketch on Monday, of the suspect who placed the bomb that injured a woman inside a portable toilet.

The woman was injured in a park on Saturday, after the bomb exploded inside the toilet, police said. Two other bombs exploded in nearby mailboxes later that day.

The first explosion was reported around 12:30 p.m., at Arnold Park, near the International School of Beaverton, located at 17770 SW Blanton Street. The victim, 40-year-old Kari Finch of Spokane, injured her head while inside the toilet.

She was taken to a hospital with injuries that are not life threatening. Finch said that doctors had to put two staples in her head to help repair the damage.

No one was injured in the other two blasts. Police said that the bombs were probably made at home, with chemicals that are available in grocery stores.

They believe the three incidents were related.

Senior officer of South Africa Broadcasting Corporation under fire for accepting wife as gift

Woman offered as wife illustration 
By: Hydar Tomar

A senior officer of the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), came under fire after he accepted a wife as a gift during a ceremony last week.

Chief Operating Officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, should apologize for his role in the ritual during which he was offered to choose a wife, the District Attorney’s Office said on Monday.

“His actions are deeply troubling,” Denise Robinson, a women’s rights activist, said in a statement. On Friday, Venda chiefs gave Motsoeneng a wife, a cow and a calf during his visit to the area.

About 10 topless women formed a line in Thohoyandou, Limpopo,and Motsoeneng was asked to choose one as his wife. Motsoeneng chose 22-year-old Vanessa Mutswari.

She was photographed standing topless with Motsoeneng behind a trailer on which he loaded the cow and the calf. Mutswari however, denied becoming Motsoeneng’s wife.

In fact, she said that she is engaged to someone else. Motsoeneng said that the ceremony was not serious.

New York bans taking selfies with tigers

Man posing with tiger illustration 
By: Sanvi Rizvi

It will soon be illegal to pose for pictures with tigers in New York.

Lawmakers in both houses have passed a bill that prohibits people from posing for photos while hugging, patting or otherwise touching tigers.

Manhattan Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal said that she introduced the legislation to increase security at circuses and county fairs where the public is allowed to get up close and personal with tigers.

The law however, still allows taking photos with bears. Rosenthal said that the legislation was necessary because there have been seven cases in fifteen years in which tigers escaped or hurt people of the state.

Those who are caught ignoring the law will face fines of up to $500.

Out of control taxi seen on video slamming into cars stopped in heavy traffic

Taxi slamming into tree 
By: Anika Rao

(Scroll down for video) An out of control taxi was seen slamming into several cars that were stopped in heavy traffic due to a malfunction, a video uploaded to the Internet showed.

The video that was uploaded to YouTube, showed the terrifying moment a stuck accelerator caused the car to slam into the vehicles on a busy city street in South Korea.

At first, the driver tried making a left turn before panic set in. The driver can be heard stomping on the brakes and saying "oh, oh, oh."

With four lanes of standstill traffic, the driver and his female passengers screamed frantically while weaving between lanes, grinding into cars before being stopped by crashing into a tree and a car. The car dashcam showed the vehicle resting at an odd angle with a broken windshield.

Luckily, the driver and his passengers survived the drama.

22-year-old man kills his 17-year-old girlfriend day after he found out she was pregnant with his child

Jayden Parkinson 
By: Devansh Dutt

(Scroll down for video) A young man was arrested on charges of murder after allegedly killing his teen girlfriend a day after he found out that she was pregnant, police in the United Kingdom said.

Prosecutors described the suspect as a violent and controlling boyfriend, who killed his pregnant girlfriend and buried the body in the grave of his uncle.

22-year-old Ben Blakeley, killed 17-year-old Jayden Parkinson, in Oxfordshire. Blakeley was obsessive and controlling, and after their separation, he had threatened to post nude videos and pictures of her on Facebook, hoping that she would commit suicide as a result, the Oxford Crown Court heard.

Six days after killing the teenager, Blakeley put her body in a large suitcase. He got into a taxi driver and went to the All Saints’ churchyard in Didcot, where his uncle Alan Kennedy is buried.

At the cemetery, Blakeley and his accomplice, a 17-year-old boy, buried the body in the tomb of Kennedy. Blakeley of Reading, Berkshire, has denied murdering Parkinson, but has admitted manslaughter and attempting to pervert the course of justice.

The 17 year old also pleaded guilty to attempting to pervert the course of justice. A post mortem examination revealed that Jayden died as a result of pressure on the neck.

There was also evidence of bruises on the face and scalp, which indicated that it was caused by a fist or foot.

8 men burn mother and 3 children alive after setting wrong home on fire

House on fire illustration 
By: Aarav Sen

Eight men were arrested, charged and convicted for setting a home on fire that killed a mother and her three children, prosecutors in the United kingdom said.

47-year-old Shehnila Taufiq, her 19-year-old daughter Zainab, and two sons, Bilal, 17, and Jamal, 15, died when the fire engulfed their home in Wood Hill, Leicester.

Two men, 19-year-old Kemo Porter, and 22-year-old Tristan Richards, were convicted of the murders in Nottingham Crown Court, while six others were convicted of manslaughter.

Shaun Carter, 24, Nathaniel Mullings, 19, Jackson Powell, 20, Aaron Webb, 20, Akeem Jeffers, 21, and Cairo Parker, 17, were acquitted of four counts of murder, but found guilty of manslaughter.

Dr. Muhammad Taufiq Al Sattar said that he is devastated by the loss of his family. Prosecutors said that the fire was a punishment for the fatal stabbing of Antoin Akpom, 20, but the defendants attacked the home of the Taufiqs by mistake.

Football coach Akpom had been stabbed in the back in a confrontation involving two young 19 year old men. The defendants were friends of Akpom, and hours later they arrived at the house of the Taufiqs, thinking that was the home of the 19-year-old murderer.

Hussain Hussain, 19, was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of Akpom.

29-year-old man arrested for killing homeless woman

Anthony Leon Exum 
By: Hydar Tomar

A man was arrested on charges of murder after allegedly killing a homeless woman, police in Virginia said.

Newport News Police said that the arrest came six months after the body of the woman was found outside an access road by an employee of the city.

29-year-old Anthony Leon Exum of Newport News, was charged with first-degree murder and possession of a knife in the commission of a felony in connection with the death of Karrie Ann Henson.

Henson's body was found on the side of the access road off Industrial Park Drive. Police had to use the woman’s fingerprints to identify her and said that she had no home.

According to a criminal complaint, Henson suffered multiple stab wounds. Exum reportedly confessed to the murder and gave detectives details about the crime.

Exum was arrested on Thursday afternoon and was booked into jail.

Man sentenced to 35 years in prison for raping 9-year-old girl during visitation

Carlos Roberto Lopez 
By: Anika Rao

A man broke the trust of a 9-year-old girl when he raped her during visitation, according to court documents in South Carolina.

The man was sentenced to 35 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of sexual offenses against the minor.

The abuse occurred over a period of one year.

36-year-old Carlos Roberto Lopez, who is originally from Honduras, was found guilty at the Horry County Justice Center in Conway.

Lopez was convicted of sexual abuse stemming from having sex with the child when she was 9 to 10 years old.

The child, was in the care and custody of her grandparents, and her mother had visitation with the child.

The girl went to visit her mother and Lopez, who was the mother’s boyfriend at the time.

While the girl’s mother would go to work or run other errands, Lopez was left to care for the child, prosecutors said. Lopez used their time home alone to rape the child.

The acts of the accused came to light when the child began to refuse to go to his mother's house, which was out of character for her.

In addition, the child began to imitate sexual acts with other children her age, prompting the girl's grandmother to question her.

The child disclosed that Lopez was doing these things to her while she was at her mother’s house.

Lopez was found guilty of first degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor and one count of lewd act upon a minor. He will not be eligible for parole or any early release from prison until he has served at least 85% of his 35 year sentence, which is about 30 years.

When he is released from prison, Lopez is require to be monitored by a GPS tracking device at all times and to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.

Christian radio host arrested for having sex with underage boys

John Balyo 
By: Devansh Dutt

(Scroll down for video) A sex scandal shocked the Christian community in Michigan, after a popular radio personality was arrested.

John Balyo, 35, who is the host of the Christian radio station in Grand Rapids, was arrested on child sex charges after investigators with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement linked him to a case of human trafficking, authorities said.

Balyo is accused of paying 41-year-old Ronald Lee Moser, to arrange sexual encounters with underage boys.

Moser was arrested earlier this month, after federal agents raided his home and found him living with a 12-year-old boy. He also had a stash of child pornography in his home, authorities said.

Moser ran a website that allowed customers to pay for sex with underage boys. The website led investigators to Balyo.

The morning host at the WCSG radio station was fired from his job after his arrest. Baylo was handcuffed and taken into custody while working at the Christian music festival in Gaylord on Friday.

He was charged with criminal sexual conduct in the first degree.

Girl, 4, leads police to thieves after babysitter arranged for home to be burglarized

4-year-old Abby 
By: Aarav Sen

(Scroll down for video) A 4-year-old girl is being called a hero after she saved the wrong man from being jailed and led police to the real suspects.

A mother hired a 17-year-old girl to babysit her daughter at their home in Washington.

However, instead of protecting the 4-year-old Abby and her home, the teen arranged for her 16-year-old boyfriend and 18-year-old Ruben J. Benjamin, to rob the home.

The two men came to the home and ordered the babysitter and Abby, to get out of the home so they can steal things.

The men made off with the child’s piggy bank, a Wii, an Xbox and an iPod.

The babysitter then called police and told them that they were robbed at gunpoint by two black men, one who she recognized as a neighbor of the victims.

After describing the men, police arrested the neighbor, 25-year-old Cody Oakes, who matched the description. He was questioned and held for many hours.

However, the babysitter, who has not been named because of her age, did not realize that their was a star witness to the case. When officers questioned the 4-year-old girl she told them that the thieves were two white males.

The babysitter was questioned again and finally confessed that she and her boyfriend were involved, and that the black men had nothing to do with the robbery, the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office said.

“It’s sad because she doesn't realize the dangerous situation she put me in,” Oakes said after he was released from prison.

Both men were later found at a motel and allegedly admitted to the burglary. All stolen items were recovered.

Passenger waiting to board bus catches driver having sex with woman at bus stop (video)

Alex Gonzales seen with the woman 
By: Hydar Tomar

(Scroll down for video) A bus driver was fired from his job after he had sex on his bus, and the act was caught on camera.

The bus driver of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was caught engaging in oral sex, while at work.

The bus surveillance camera captured the lewd act between the driver and the unknown woman, who did not pay for her fare, according to a company spokesperson.

Driver Alex Gonzales knew that there was a surveillance camera on his bus. However, he did not think it will be reviewed or made public.

Gonzales was a bus driver with ABQ Ride for the past 14 years, and was never in trouble. However, now, he lost his job after he was seen having sex at the bus stop.

About 9:30 a.m., Gonzales parked at the bus stop where the woman boarded. He was heard saying: “you know what time it is,” before the two engaged in sex acts.

Little did they know that someone was watching them in action. A man who was waiting with his baby to board the bus saw the act. He subsequently filed a complaint with the bus company.

When his employers reviewed the surveillance video they were horrified by what they witnessed, and Gonzales was fired.

In the video Gonzales is heard saying: “if I could sell that (video) I could make a million dollars.” Now, the video went viral and he made no money off of it, and instead, lost his job.

Woman with foot fetish arrested after holding sex party for young girls

Bianca Byndloss 
By: Sanvi Rizvi

(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested after uploading a video to the Internet of herself having group sex with young girls.

19-year-old Bianca Byndloss of Florida, is a porn actress and self-proclaimed “foot goddess” with a foot fetish.

Byndloss was arrested by police in Miami, and charged after she was accused of organizing the group sex session with three minors who are only 12, 13, and 14 years old.

Two of her male friends, Brian Yates, 19, and Christian Hernandez, 18, who were also at the sex party, were also arrested.

Videos show that the sex was consensual and the act was allegedly recorded by the suspects and victims.

Police were alerted by a stranger who saw the video online, and the three were arrested.

Byndloss named herself a “diva porn” and charges $15 for a foot fetish sex show through Skype. Byndloss was released from the Miami-Dade County jail after posting bail of $37,500.

Monkey boy enjoys his fame as people worship him because of his long tail

The boy’s tail 
By: Anika Rao

(Scroll down for video) While many people would feel uncomfortable by having a tail coming out of their backs, one boy is getting a lot of attention because of it.

The teen of India, is worshipped as a god, because he has a 7 inch tail.

13-year-old Arshid Ali Khan, has become a divine symbol in the state of Punjab. Locals have hailed him a reincarnation of the Hindu monkey god Hanuman.

However, life in not easy for the teen. He has to use a wheelchair because his health is deteriorating.

If his health keeps getting worse the family might have to consider removing the tail.

Khan wants to keep the tail and said: “This tail has been given to me by god. I am worshipped because I pray to god and the wishes of people come true.”

Khan lives with his grandfather, Iqbal Qureshi, and two uncles, after his father died when he was 4 years old and his mother remarried.

The teen’s home has become a temple where devotees come to visit him to receive his blessings and touch his tail.

“Many people’s wishes have come true after visiting Khan,” Qureshi said. “Sometimes couples without children who come for a blessing, are then able to conceive,” he added.

However, Khan often struggles to balance his time with his faithful devotees, attending school and play with friends.

On weekdays, he has to go to school, but when he has off from school about 20 to 30 people come to see him.
“Nobody makes fun of me. Everybody wants to see my tail,” Khan said.

Impressive bodybuilding village prepares men and kids to become bouncers (video)

The community 
By: Devansh Dutt

(Scroll down for video) A community went from a poor farming village to bodybuilding muscle men who have good jobs.

The poor farming village has reinvented itself as the bodybuilding capital of India.

Almost all of the 3,500 men of Asola-Fatehpur Beri, workout and became very strong. They are able to lift motorcycles and other heavy equipment.

They use their strength as bouncers. About 90 percent of the villagers are employed as bouncers or security guards in nearby New Delhi.

The men began training when they were young boys. At the age of 14, the boys switched to a diet of milk, bananas, eggs and curd - which is the diet of all men in the village.

They can work out up to six hours a day lifting motorbikes, tractors and wrestling to build up their bulging biceps before unwinding with yoga.

The village's new muscle men reputation has also made the women happy as their children are more disciplined and they don’t drink, smoke or take drugs.

Couple’s experiment with pop rock candy during sex leaves woman’s privates burning

The couple holding the pop rock candy 
By: Aarav Sen

(Scroll down for video) A woman was taken to a hospital after pop rock candy got into her private parts.

The couple who recently had a baby, decided it was time for some romance.

They left their newborn with the husband’s mother and got into foreplay. To add to their excitement, the couple ate pop rock candies and kissed, sharing the tingling and popping sensation for added fun.

However, when the husband went down on his wife with a mouth full of rocks, the candy exploded inside her privates causing a terrible burning sensation.

The woman went to their local emergency room while suffering a lot of pain. The doctor who saw the woman, explained that it appeared as though she desperately needed to use the bathroom.

When the doctor tried to figure out what happened, the woman’s husband walked into the room. The two were too embarrassed to explain what happened.

The husband blamed his wife, saying that it was her idea. When they finally told the doctor about their experiment, he assured them that the popping and burning sensation will stop.

He gave the woman medication for the discomfort and the two were discharged from the hospital.