Police in Switzerland refuse to respond after Hasidic man was stabbed

Migros supermarket illustration 
By: Aarav Sen

A Hasidic man was stabbed while vacationing in Switzerland.

When police were called they refused to respond, according to a report in Behadrei Haredim.

The incident unfolded when the man entered a local supermarket in Davos, where a 60-year-old man stabbed him and shouted anti-Semitic slurs.

The victim ran to his car outside the Migros supermarket, where his wife and children were waiting. The suspect followed and smashed the car windows.

Passersby and shoppers at the supermarket did not intervene.

The victim drove to a local synagogue, where he called the police, but they said that they have no officer available to respond.

The victim, identified as Waxstock, was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Woman horrified to find Swastika on her McDonald’s sandwich

Swastika on McDonald’s burger 
By: Hydar Tomar

(Scroll down for video) A woman of North Carolina, was horrified to find a swastika on her McDonald’s chicken sandwich.

Charleigh Matice of Carteret County, made the shocking discovery while eating her chicken sandwich she bought at the drive-thru.

Matice found the swastika etched in butter after she wanted to put mayonnaise on her sandwich. Matice said that she could not believe anyone could do such a thing.

Her grandfather had fought in World War Two. She said that the swastika really offended her. Matice went back to the restaurant and employees offered her a replacement sandwich.

Matice rejected the sandwich and asked for a refund.

"We are very sorry for the incident, and the employee was terminated. We do not tolerate that kind of behavior at McDonald’s, and it is not what we stand for personally as owners. We are about providing the best level of service and attention to our customers, and anything less than that is unacceptable to us," the owners of the McDonald’s store where the incident occurred said.

Woman breaks bones of young woman at party for wearing immodest clothes

Woman wearing shorts illustration 
By: Devansh Dutt

A woman became extremely angry at another woman, who was wearing immodest clothes, police in Washington said.

Snohomish Police said that they arrested 25-year-old Alica Rae Hanson, after allegedly beating the young woman at a company party.

During the company organized barbeque, Hanson voiced her displeasure with the shorts worn by an employee's girlfriend. The accused confronted the woman about wearing shorts, claiming that they were too short for the barbecue party.

After several minutes, Hanson began beating the woman.

The victim fell to the ground by the sudden blow. Hanson climbed on top of her, and repeatedly hit her.

The beating only stopped when police arrived at the scene. When they arrived, police noticed that the victim had a bloody left eye.

They also saw a lot of blond hair extensions on a table, which was apparently ripped from the victim’s head. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where she was treated for broken facial bones and bleeding in the left eye.

300 new Israeli immigrants including 100 future soldiers from the United States arrive at Ben Gurion Airport

108 new soldiers being greeted by Israel President Reuven Rivlin 
By: Aarav Sen

A group of more than 300 new Israeli immigrants arrived at Ben Gurion Airport from the United States, despite the ongoing conflicts between Israel and Gaza.

The group of 338 new immigrants came to Israel via a Nefesh B'Nefesh charter flight on Monday.

108 young adults will enlist in the Israel Defense Forces. The immigrants were greeted at the airport by President Reuven Rivlin and Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar.

About 80 said that they were hoping to join combat units. Two lone soldiers, Sean Carmeli of Texas, and Max Steinberg of from California, died during Operation protective edge.

Despite having little to no family in Israel, thousands of Israelis attended their funerals. "There is no such thing as lone soldiers in Israel," Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky said while welcoming the new immigrants.

22-year-old Jason Kreisler of New Jersey, said that he wants to join the Paratroopers Brigade.

Muslim man of Turkey writes letter to Israeli rabbi apologizing for the hatred of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan 
By: Aryeh Savir

A Muslim man of Turkey, wrote a letter to an Israeli rabbi, apologizing for his country’s anti-Israel stance, the Tazpit News Agency reported.

Yahya Turk of west Istanbul, is a unique voice in the war-torn Middle East.

While Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, was calling Israel's operation in Gaza worse than the Nazis, Turk chose to contact the Israeli rabbi and express his support for Israel.

Writing to Rabbi Baruch Efrati, a resident of Efrat in Judea, Turk said: "I want you to know that I love Judaism and the Jewish people."

He does not mince words when relating to Turkey's prime minister: "In Turkey, we have a bastard prime minister, who has been rude to Israel, and I want to apologize to you for his words and actions. He is rude to us secular Turks too."

Turk heard about Rabbi Efrati, when he read an article on YnetNews, where the rabbi described the Islamization of Europe as a positive development because of the religion's moral values.

"I was amazed and pleased that a rabbi would call the Islamization of Europe a good thing. Likewise, I believe that an all Jewish Europe would be a great thing too," Turk told the Tazpit News Agency. "I showed the article to my family and they all fell in love with him."

His drive to write the letter was the advent of violent Islamism in the Middle East: "I felt a desire after seeing the horrors ISIS is committing in Iraq and Syria, along with years of negative media coverage on Muslims that I had to speak up, and Rabbi Efrati was the one to contact."

Turk expressed anger at radical Islam, for giving Islam a bad name, as "they don't talk for us, only their own terrorist groups."

Raised in what he defined as a typical secular Muslim middle class family in Istanbul, where he was taught that the greatest Turk ever was Ataturk and that Secularism is the only way forward for Turks, Turk looks back at that period as better times: "Remember that the Ottoman Empire saved Jews from the idol worshipping Christians and again in World War Two, taking in refugees. Our eternal Leader Ataturk, praised the Jews, and I love you and your people."

Concluding his message, Turk calls for the Muslims and Jews to unite: "Us God-fearing Muslims and Jews, should unite because the God of Abraham is our one true God."

Responding to his extraordinarily warm words, Rabbi Efrati wrote that he was "glad to read Turk's words" and noted the unique historical period in which he and Turk are currently living in: "We live together in a world that seeks a deeper identity, meaning and spiritual direction. The wars you mentioned are part of that search. The creator allows it in order to give to the world a free will, to find the truth and right on its own. We should not lose hope, everything is part of a great progress towards the light and the truth, led by God, and the wars and difficulties are part of this long journey."

Relating to Erdogan, Efrati writes: "It is indeed a shame that a great part of Turkey disconnects the heritage of this honest man [Ataturk], and connects to radical Islamic fundamentalism. I'm glad to hear that you oppose the prime minister of your country, who is anti-Semitic, narrow-minded, and does not represent at all the cultural orientation of Ataturk."

Concluding with words of friendship, Rabbi Efrati states:" These days, we are fighting for our right to live as free people in our land. We do not stand alone, with us are many people like you, who support our righteous cause. Together we will win the darkness and illuminate light of faith and hope."

Israel focuses on internal tourism after number of foreign tourists entering country falls 21%

Ben Gurion Airport 
By: Aryeh Savir

The number of foreign tourists entering Israel, fell sharply due to the conflict with Gaza, the Tazpit News Agency reported.

Operation Protective Edge has generated various financial challenges for Israel's economy, as activity slowed down during the operation and the costs of the military campaign will weigh heavily on Israel's upcoming annual budget.

One of Israel's most known financial segments, tourism, has taken a big hit as a result of the operation. According to data presented by the Tourism Ministry, tourist entries were down by 21% during July, the height of the season in Israel.

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, 218,000 visitor entries were recorded in July 2014. This number is lower than all the July statistics from 2008 to 2013.

Nearly all European countries have issued travel warnings, advising their citizens to stay at least 40 kilometers away from Gaza, the range most vulnerable to Hamas rocket attacks, as well as from the Judea and Samaria and the Arab neighborhoods of Jerusalem.

The United States also issued several travel warnings urging U.S. citizens to be cautious and avoid “areas of unrest.”

The Ministry points out that thanks to the momentum in tourism since the beginning of 2014 up to Operation Protective Edge, a positive trend remains on a year over year basis. From January to July 2014, 1.9 million tourists entered Israel, 13% more than the same period in 2013, 12% more than 2012, and 15% more than 2011.

Tourism Minister Dr. Uzi Landau stated: "Israel is preparing for the day after. The Tourism Ministry is planning to invest in marketing campaigns in target countries around the world in order to encourage incoming tourism."

The Ministry has already launched a broadly publicized campaign in Israel to encourage internal tourism.

Complaint filed against pizza store after kicking out mother who changed her baby’s diaper on table

Miranda Sowers and her kids 
By: Sanvi Rizvi

(Scroll down for video) A pizza store owner is shocked after his business was notified about a complaint filed by a scorned mother.

The incident began when the mother and her children were evicted from the restaurant after she changed a diaper on the table.

The event unfolded at the Brother's Pizza Express located in the 100 block of Cypresswood Drive in Spring, Texas.

Miranda Sowers said it all started when she took her 4-month-old child to a bathroom in the restaurant and there was no changing table.

She was alone with her baby along with her two other children.

Sowers did not want to bring everyone back to her vehicle to make the diaper change so she decided to change the diaper on the table.

According to the employee who saw what happened, it was not quick or quiet. Bessa Lala, whose family owns the restaurant, could not believe what she was seeing.

She thought that she will lose customers once they realize that there are dirty diapers on the tables. Donny Lala, who is the manager of the store, said that customers started complaining.

A regular to the restaurant even sent a text message to Bessa about what was going on. Sowers argues that nobody saw what she was doing.

Her food was packed and she was asked to leave. Sowers filed a complaint with the Better Business Bureau.

Couple falls over cliff and die in front of their children while taking selfie

The scene of the incident 
By: Aarav Sen

(Scroll down for video) A family trip turned deadly, when a husband and wife fell off a cliff while taking a selfie.

The couple’s two young children witnessed the freak accident. The family of Poland, was vacationing in Cabo da Roca, Portugal, when they went sightseeing on Saturday.

According to authorities, the parents crossed a security barrier to take a selfie together near the 260 foot high edge while their children watched from behind the barrier.

Unfortunately, the couple took a step too far and went over the cliff, falling into the icy waters of the Atlantic Ocean below. Another couple witnessed the accident and called emergency services.

Bad weather prevented rescuers from recovering their bodies on Saturday. The bodies were finally recovered on Sunday. The couple’s children, 5 and 6 years old, are in the care of Polish diplomats and are receiving therapy after being traumatized by witnessing their parents disappear into the water.

Drunk man does amazing Shaggy impersonation in nightclub bathroom

Oliver Goss 
By: Hydar Tomar

(Scroll down for video) Drunk people are known to do stuff they would have never done while sober.

One man showcased his singing talent while drunk at a London nightclub.

While dressed in a suit, business consultant Oliver Goss is the man you least expect to imitate pop icon Shaggy - but he has done it brilliantly.

The video uploaded to YouTube by Joe Poole, shows the 31-year-old man singing the classic song “Angel.” His friend joined in for the perfect duet.

The video clip was reportedly recorded in the bathroom at the Boogaloo Club. After watching the impressive clip, Shaggy reportedly said: “It is the first time in my career that I really feel threatened.”

Goss was surprised with the attention and compliments he is getting since the video, labeled The best Shaggy impression in London, went viral.

Shaggy, whose real name is Orville Richard Burrell, 45, is a Jamaican-American reggae fusion singer and deejay. He is best known for his hit singles “Boombastic,” "It Wasn't Me," and “Angel.”

Man arrested after woman caught him having sex with her driveway

David Micheal Gray insert 
By: Sanvi Rizvi

A woman was creeped out when she saw a man having sex with her driveway.

According to police in Texas, the woman entered the driveway of her home in Harris County, when she was approached by the man.

David Michael Gray asked the woman for a cigarette lighter. She explained that she did not have one and Gray walked away.

The woman entered her home. A few minutes later, when she looked out of her window, she saw that Gray, 41, had returned to her property. To her horror, she witnessed Gray “thrusting and humping” her driveway.

Police were called and Gray was charged with public lewdness. His bail was set for $3,500.

Wife and family members surround husband’s mistress and remove her clothes in public

The husband protecting his mistress 
By: Anika Rao

(Scroll down for video) A woman confronted her husband’s mistress and ripped off her clothes.

The fight between the angry wife and her husband's mistress turned ugly and the husband was forced to choose sides.

The cheating married man was caught by his wife, shopping with his lover in Henan Province, China. Even though he was caught red-handed the wife wants to forgive her husband and wants to make things work.

The wife wants the mistress out of her husband’s life, but the unfaithful man wants a divorce. The wife apparently wants to stay together because the couple has a child.

The angry wife decided to teach the mistress a lesson. She got some of her family members together and set out to the workplace of the mistress.

When they found the woman in the street, they began to strip her clothes. Someone alerted the cheating husband of the assault. He rushed to the scene, and covered his naked lover with his body and then with his shirt, clearly choosing her over his wife.

Mother held without bail after sending nude photos of two young daughters to their teacher

Grant Davies 
By: Devansh Dutt

A mother is in trouble for sending nude photos of her daughters to their male teacher.

The 42-year-old woman of Australia, who has not been named to protect the identity of her girls, told the court that she had the girls’ best interest in mind when doing so.

The mother told the court that she sent indecent images of her daughters to their dance instructor to advance their careers.

The girls are both under 14 years old. The mother told the Sydney District Court, that she felt “ashamed and embarrassed” for sharing the illicit snapshots of her daughters with their male teacher.

The mother pleaded guilty to four counts of production and dissemination of child abuse material. “I have profound regret and sorrow for the pain I have caused my family,” the mother said in court.

40-year-old Grant Davies, who was the dance instructor, was also arrested. He is facing a series of allegations of child sexual abuse against his students.

The woman said that her daughters were afraid of Davies, whose students often performed in major productions and traveled abroad.

Davies, who appeared at a separate hearing, was accused of abusing at least 10 students in the last decade.
His dance studio has since been closed.

15-year-old boy drowns in manure pit after his tractor flipped over

Pit illustration 
By: Anika Rao

A teen boy is dead after his tractor flipped over and into a manure pit, rescue workers in Pennsylvania said.

15-year-old Jonas King of Leacock Township, drowned in the manure pit located on his family’s farm on Saturday.

According to the police investigation, King was operating the tractor when he flipped into the pit. He became trapped under the heavy machinery.

He was strapped into the loader and therefore was unable to escape.

King was completely submerged in the pit located at 239 Centerville Road, when emergency personnel arrived shortly before 11:00 a.m.

It took rescuers more than an hour to recover his body. King was pronounced dead at the scene. He was killed by asphyxiation, the coroner said.

Woman seen on video kicking man on the head after he sexually harassed her in park

The woman kicks the man 
By: Aarav Sen

(Scroll down for video) A woman decided to take revenge against a man who sexually harassed her.

The brave woman followed the man so that she can have him arrested.

However, before calling the police she decided to carry out street justice.

Veena Ashiya Chindlur, had been on her daily run in Bangalore, India, when the man began following her and sexually harassed her.

Chindlur decided to fight back. When the man realized that he started up with the wrong woman, he attempted to get away. However, Chindlur chased him while her friend recorded the incident.

The man repeatedly apologized to Chindlur. When she caught up with the man, Chindlur ordered him to get down on the ground, and kicked him on the head.

She later posted the video on Facebook, saying that she taught the man a lesson.

Social worker sets up meeting with lesbian couple to have sex with their 8-year-old daughter

Man being arrested illustration 
By: Devansh Dutt

A man was arrested, charged and found guilty of sex related crimes after trying to have sex with a young child.

The former social worker of England, has been sentenced for four years in prison for arranging to have sex with the 8-year-old girl.

54-year-old Nicholas Allen of Rochdale, Manchester, thought he was arranging to meet the mother and stepmother of the girl, who are in a relationship.

When he traveled to Leybourne, Kent, for the meeting he met with two female undercover cops, according to court documents.

Allen was arrested and later pleaded guilty to arranging the commission of a child sex offense.

Allen allegedly told police that he had been a social worker for 30 years, but was fired for sending inappropriate text messages to a 15-year-old girl.

Defense attorney Kieran Moroney, said that Allen had suffered a breakdown over the past few years, which has ended his marriage.

He also said that Allen was angry with himself and is remorseful for what he had done. Judge David Griffith-Jones sentenced Allen to four years in prison and ordered him to register as a sex offender.

Couple plunges to their deaths while their children watch after taking selfie at edge of cliff (video)

Rescuers looking for a couple who fell off a cliff 
By: Sanvi Rizvi

(Scroll down for video) A couple died while on vacation after taking a selfie at the edge of a cliff, police in Portugal said.

The couple of Poland, was taking photos on the edge of the cliff moments before falling hundreds of meters while their young children watched.

The couple was found dead at the bottom of the cliff located in Cabo da Roca. According to a witness at the scene, the parents gave one of their children a camera to take pictures.

The children, ages 5 and 6, were handed over to Polish diplomats and will undergo psychiatric treatment. Police said that the parents may have crossed a safety barrier in order to reach the edge of the cliff.

The incident happened on Saturday, but the rising tide of the water below, prevented emergency crews from recovering the bodies until Sunday.

The edge of the cliff is a popular place for tourists looking to photograph themselves on the edge of Europe.

British woman takes young daughter to meet murderer in U.S. prison

Mailbox illustration 
By: Anika Rao

A mother is defending herself from criticism after she took her daughter to meet a murderer at a U.S. prison.

43-year-old Julie Paris of Mancot, Wales, said that she has about 75 prison pen pals, and she has been writing letters to them for over 13 years.

She also allows her children, including her eight-year-old daughter Molly, to be pen pals with convicted murderers.

Paris is even taking her daughter to the United States, to meet with one of their prison “friends.” The mother explained her decision, and insisted that her children “enjoy” to write letters to the criminals, and she believes that it teaches them about forgiveness.

Paris added that she and her family write to the prisoners to give them hope.

She also explained that she was in foster care when she was young and she would have been grateful for letters.

“A lot of prisoners committed the crimes when they were young and their families have disowned them,” she said.
Paris insisted that she trusts the pen pals despite their previous crimes, but she has kept most of the crimes they have committed secret from her daughters.

One of her pen pals is a man who murdered his own mother and father. However, she added that she would never allow her children to write to sex offenders.

Drunk woman with stolen snake wrapped around neck slams into fire station

Sarah Espinosa 
By: Devansh Dutt

(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated after allegedly slamming into a fire station, police in New York said.

New Hyde Park Police said that 22-year-old Sarah Espinosa, crashed into the fire station in Long Island, with a stolen snake wrapped around her neck.

According to the police investigation, Espinosa was driving on the Jericho Turnpike on Monday night, when her car swerved into the median.

Her car spiraled out of control and hit two fire trucks parked in the station. Firefighters rushed to help Espinosa. The rescuers saw the snake that was allegedly stolen from a pet store nearby.

Police said that the suspect was also found to be in possession of marijuana. Espinosa was taken to a hospital where she was treated and released.

Espinosa was charged of reckless endangerment, driving while intoxicated and unlawful possession of marijuana. The snake was returned to the store.

Bail was set at $5,000.

Woman bites off ear of boyfriend’s mistress

Two women fighting illustration 
By: Aarav Sen

A woman was arrested on charges of assault after biting off an ear of her boyfriend's mistress, police in Nigeria said.

Lagos State Police said that they arrested the jealous woman identified as Iyabo, on Sunday.

The suspect became extremely angry when she saw her boyfriend with his mistress identified as Kemi. Iyabo confronted Kemi, but Kemi laughed at her, saying that since she is not married she does not own her man.

The boyfriend, Adeyomi, told his girlfriend that he is in love with Kemi. Iyabo became furious and knocked Kemi to the floor.

The suspect pounced on the mistress and bit off her ear. Kemi was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Newborn pig seen running around with 8 legs (video)

Pig with eight legs 
By: Hydar Tomar

(Scroll down for video) A pig with many legs was born to a farmer in China, a video uploaded to the Internet showed.

Nanchuan, Chongqing, is home to the eight-legged young pig that has enchanted the entire community.

The video of the pig running around on its legs was uploaded to YouTube, and has since gone viral on the Internet. The pig was born earlier this month, the third of a litter of eight.

The wife of farmer Tang Yongxiu, initially thought that the pig had six legs, but when Yongxiu cleaned the pig, he noticed eight legs, with the extra four legs emerging from the abdominal area.

Yongxiu he has never seen anything like this in the 20 years he has been raising cattle. Experts said that pigs with eight legs are extremely rare.

They believe that the deformity is a result of inbreeding or genetic mutation. The pig’s owner said that the animal is getting along very well with the rest of the pigs despite the extra limbs.

Young boy seen riding on roof of car (video)

Child riding on roof of car 
By: Anika Rao

(Scroll down for video) People are calling on police to take action after a young boy was seen riding on the roof of a car in Taiwan.

According to a video uploaded to the Internet, it seems that the child’s parents were unable to convince their son not to treat the car like a playground.

The video was recorded by 38-year-old Sun Hsiung, who was traveling with her ​​husband and two children, and saw the car with the child on top coming from the opposite direction toward the center of Taoyuan.

“Suddenly, the car with the boy sitting happily on the roof as if it were the most normal thing in the world appeared. His face was radiant and he clearly thought he was very funny. I dread to think what would have happened if the car had suddenly stopped, or if the boy had fallen. The car behind them would never be able to stop in time. I was very surprised that people could be so irresponsible with a child," Hsiung said.

A police spokesperson said that they were looking to identify the driver of the car. They are looking to suspend the license of the child’s parent, and charge the parent with reckless endangerment.

Wind knocks knife off balcony and lands on man’s head

Yunzhi Xiao with knife in his head 
By: Devansh Dutt

A man was stabbed in the head after wind knocked over a knife from a balcony, rescue workers in China said.

57-year-old Yunzhi Xiao, was walking on a street in Guangyuan, China, when the knife fell from the balcony of the eighth floor.

The incident unfolded as Xiao was heading to a supermarket when he suddenly felt a heavy weight on his head. It hurt a lot, he said after surgery.

“My head hurt, but I did not know what happened,” he added. Xiao managed to walk a while longer before the pain became extreme and was forced to sit in a phone booth.

Passersby called the police, who took him to a hospital. A few hours later, doctors took the knife out of his head. According to the initial police investigation, the knife was used on a balcony when it was knocked over by the wind.

The owner of the knife was questioned by police, and he later visited Xiao in the hospital to apologize and to pay some of his medical bills.


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