Vegetarians and vegans receive $200 discount on rental apartments

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By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) Vegans and vegetarians in Washington, are happy to learn that they are able to receive a $200 discount on their rental properties because of their lifestyle choice.

A landlord in Bothell, announced that he is devoting his rental properties to environmental activism.

He is offering a discount based solely on what his tenants eat.

Jinesh Varia is offering to rent out a luxury townhouse with three bedrooms and a great backyard. The house has spacious rooms, a hot tub, a modern kitchen, a fireplace and is located near parks.

Jinesh Varia and his wife advertised the property for rent, and are seeking tenants who are vegetarians.

Varia said that a lot of members of his family are vegetarian and he wants to encourage his tenants to join his lifestyle choice.

Varia promised that he won't spy on his tenants to check if they are really staying away from animal products. The $200 discount amounts to about 20 percent off the market price of a three bedroom apartment.

Mother kills her sick child and puts her in freezer because she used the bathroom too many times

Keishanna and Janiya Thomas 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A mother was arrested on a charge of contempt of court after allegedly failing to disclose the whereabouts of her young daughter, police in Florida said.

Bradenton police said that they now believe that 31-year-old Keishanna Thomas killed 11-year-old Janiya Thomas, because she suffered from an illness that caused her to spend a lot of time in the bathroom.

According to the police investigation, Janiya had intestinal problems that made it difficult for her to be able to tell when she needed to use the toilet.

Keishanna became frustrated by the health problems of her daughter and kept her locked in the bathroom. Janiya’s father also suffered from the same medical condition before he died.

Around 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, police received a phone call from Keishanna Thomas’s relatives, saying that they may have information about the location of Janiya.

The police went to the 5000 block of 21st Way E, and there is where they found the dead body in a freezer. The family members living in the home are the grandmother and aunt of Janiya.

Police said that Keishanna Thomas was seen moving a freezer out of her home on Wednesday, along with the help of an unidentified man.

They later dumped the freezer in the relative's home.

Keishanna Thomas has three other children. They are currently in the custody of the state.

Man chokes woman during flight because she reclined her seat

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By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A man was detained by the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) at the Los Angeles International Airport, after allegedly choking a woman who was seating in front of him on an airplane, because she reclined her seat.

The Southwest Airlines flight that left Los Angeles for San Francisco, returned to the airport shortly after takeoff due to a fight between the man and the woman.

The pilot of Flight 2010 said that he decided to return to the airport because of the rapid escalation of the situation culminating in a physical altercation by one person against another.

The man and the woman were not traveling together.

According to passengers on the plane, the woman was screaming that the man grabbed her neck and choked her. He then hit her head.

The flight left the airport around an hour late. There were 137 passengers aboard the plane. The remaining passengers boarded another plane, which left for San Francisco International Airport.

Young man collapses and dies during flight after biting another passenger

John Kennedy Santos Gurjao 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A young man who became agitated and violent during a flight from Portugal to Ireland, collapsed and died after biting another passenger, police in Ireland said.

Cork police said that 24-year-old John Kennedy Santos Gurjao, who collapsed aboard the Aer Lingus flight on Sunday, was traveling with a 44-year-old woman.

The woman, who was not identified, was arrested after police found a large amount of drugs in her luggage.

Investigators said that the man ingested drugs, which caused him to become violent and suffer seizures, leading to his death.

The man from Brazil, was traveling on a flight EI 485 from Lisbon to Dublin, when he was restrained. He bit a passenger who helped members of the crew.

The man was subdued and handcuffed, but some time later, he collapsed and was treated by a doctor who advised the captain that he was in critical condition.

The man was shaking violently as he suffered what appeared to be a series of convulsions. The flight diverted to Cork Airport, and paramedics who came aboard the plane, confirmed that he was dead.

The male passenger who was attacked and bitten, was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. There were 168 passengers and six crew members on board the plane.

School forces 6-year-old girl to ride bus home wearing just her panties

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By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) The parents of a 6-year-old girl in Florida, are angry after the school sent her home wearing just a t-shirt and panties because she soiled her clothes during class.

Raymond McCurdy of Palm Coast, said that his 6-year-old daughter came off the school bus crying on Tuesday afternoon.

McCurdy lifted her red t-shirt, and realized that she was not wearing any pants. The girl also had a bag with her soiled clothes.

The incident began earlier that day at the Belle Terre Elementary School.The girl raised her hand and asked the teacher to use the bathroom, but she was ignored.

At some point, the girl soiled her clothes. The girl was given a pair of panties by the principal and sent home. The father confronted the principal, and he was told that the girl’s t-shirt was long enough and she didn’t need pants.

The t-shirt ended more than 4 inches above the girl’s knee.

Hospital worker found living with her mother’s dead body while spending her cash

Melissa Peacock 
By: Wayne Morin

A hospital worker is being investigated after she was found living with her mother's decomposing body in her home, police in Australia said.

Sydney police said that the body of 83-year-old Noreen Peacock, was found in the bedroom of her daughter's home by real estate agents.

According to the police investigation, after Noreen Peacock died, 48-year-old Melissa Peacock closed the bedroom door and used air fresheners to cover up the smell.

She did not inform anyone about her mother’s death and carried on with her life by living in expensive hotels using her mother’s money.

Melissa had been missing for several days after the discovery of her mother’s body. She was living in expensive hotels, including the Four Seasons, Hilton, and Marriott, before being arrested.

She was accused of fraud, operating an account without authorization and not reporting a death.

Investigators believe that the elderly woman could have been dead for up to six months, and there were indications that she died of hypothermia.

Melissa was a hospital receptionist and was her mother’s primary caretaker, police said.

Mother pushes 11-year-old son into oncoming train at station

Jana and Leon 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A young boy has lost his leg after being pushed into an oncoming train at a station by his own mother, police in Germany said.

Hamburg police said that the incident unfolded on Sunday, as the train moved into the Hoheluftbruecke station.

According to the police investigation, the 31-year-old mother identified as Jana, pushed her son, 11-year-old Leon, into the train as it approached the station.

The driver of the train told police that he was unable to stop before hitting the boy.

Jana then tried to escape from the scene, but was detained by other passengers until police arrived. Paramedics who arrived at the scene, worked forty minutes to free the boy from under the train.

At the hospital, doctors had no choice but to amputate the boy’s leg. Leon is said to be in critical condition , but is expected to survive.

Jana was arrested at the scene, and charged with attempted murder. A judge ordered her to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

Investigators believe that the woman suffers from a mental illness.

Teen drug dealer caught after advertising drugs for sale on his Facebook page

Reece Burton 
By: Tanya Malhotra

A teenage drug dealer was arrested after advertising drugs for sale on his Facebook page, police in the United Kingdom said.

Now, 19-year-old Reece Burton of Leicestershire, has been sentenced to serve six months in jail, which was suspended for two years, after pleading guilty to possession of cannabis with intent to supply.

He was also ordered to complete 80 hours of community service. According to the police investigation, Burton offered drugs for sale on his personal Facebook page.

Police received information that Burton was buying an ounce of cannabis before dividing it up to smaller amounts. He profited an 8th of an ounce from each ounce.

Police who searched Burton’s house, found four scales, a small amount of cannabis and a drug dealer list.

Man steals taxi after being discharged from hospital because he didn't want to walk home

Luis Orellana-Rivera 
By: Feng Qian

A man was arrested on a charge of theft after allegedly stealing a taxi because he didn't want to walk home from a hospital, police in Iowa said.

Des Moines police said that they have arrested 26-year-old Luis Orellana-Rivera, after he was discharged from the Mercy Medical Center around 6:00 a.m. on Friday.

According to the police investigation, when Orellana-Rivera walked out of the hospital, he found an unoccupied taxi with the keys in the ignition.

Orellana-Rivera entered the taxi and drove off. The owner of the taxi alerted police, and the vehicle was found around 30 minutes later.

Police also found the key to the taxi on Orellana-Rivera.

During questioning, Orellana-Rivera told police that he stole the vehicle because he did not want to walk six blocks to his home.

Orellana-Rivera was charged with theft and was booked into the Polk County Jail. His bail was set at $5,000.

Young man cuts off his private parts after learning that his wife had an affair with another man

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By: Chan Yuan

A young man was rushed to a hospital after cutting off his own manhood because his wife was having an affair with another man, doctors in Uganda said.

37-year-old Bosco Ssebagala of Nakatovu, was taken to the Kayunga Hospital, after using a razor blade to cut his manhood after learning that his wife, Jane Nabisere, was allegedly involved in an affair with another man.

Ssebagala’s mother, Zewuliya Nantamu, said that her son became furious after learning that his wife was seen with another man partying a bar.

Ssebagala ran to the bar to confront his wife, but when he did not find her there, he went to buy a razor blade and cut off his manhood.

Ssebagala was rushed to the hospital along with his severed private parts, but doctors were unable to reattach his manhood.

Doctors said that Ssebagala, who works as a farmer, will no longer be able to have sex.

Paris Hilton freaks out after getting stuck in crowded elevator on way to grand opening of new club in Beijing

Paris Hilton stuck in elevator 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A video has emerged, showing Paris Hilton freaking out in a stuck elevator in China.

Hilton went through the scary ordeal on Saturday evening,

She got stuck in a malfunctioning elevator with 11 people during her visit to Beijing.

Hilton was on her way to play at the opening of a new club when the elevator suddenly got stuck. She remained trapped for more than an hour.

The video that was uploaded to YouTube, shows staff of the building struggling to rescue the group. The stuck passengers were freed after one man managed to pry open the doors by pushing his hands into the shaft.

On the video, people can be heard screaming and crying before being rescued. Hilton said that she thought the man’s arms might get cut off, but luckily, that did not happen.

Witnesses at the scene said that the man vomited seconds after leaving the elevator.

Mother props dead son’s body at his favorite spot in her bar for his wake

Jomar Aguayo Collazo 
By: Chan Yuan

A mother of San Juan, Puerto Rico, honored her deceased son by placing his body on display inside her bar.

When people walked into the bar, it looked like the man was plotting his next moves in dominoes while enjoying his beer.

However, Jomar Aguayo Collazo had been shot dead on the property of his mother’s bar a few days before his 23rd birthday.

The family held his wake at the bar. Collazo was propped up in his favorite spot at the bar with a “drink and game of dominoes.”

Collazo was dressed in a blue tracksuit and sunglasses as he sat with his head down and his hands on domino pieces as though he was contemplating his next move.

During the wake, music was playing as family and friends said their goodbyes. The grieving mother was seen in a photo planting a kiss on her son.

Aguayo was one of three people killed in what was thought to be a drug-related incident. Four more were wounded.

Three people were arrested and charged with murder.

Airport employee caught stealing nuts from passenger's luggage

Mixed nuts illustration 
By: Mahesh Sarin

An airport employee was arrested on a charge of theft after allegedly stealing nuts for a passenger's luggage, police in the United Arab Emirates said.

Investigators told the Dubai Criminal Court that the 21-year-old baggage handler identified as M. A., was seen looking through passengers’ luggage before taking out a box of mixed nuts from one of them.

After being arrested, M. A. allegedly admitted to looking through luggage in order to steal food. He also admitted to taking a box of mixed nuts from one piece of luggage and consuming it.

In August, two airport workers have been arrested on charges of theft after allegedly stealing chocolate bars from passengers’ luggage, police in the United Arab Emirates said.

Dubai police said that 20-year-old P.S. and 24-year-old L.K., who both work at the Dubai International Airport, are accused of stealing Kit Kat chocolate bars.

According to the police investigation, the head of security at the airport saw the men carrying luggage onto a plane and saw one of them opening bags.

He then noticed that the workers took chocolate bars from the bags. During questioning by police, P.S. confessed to taking chocolate bars and hiding them in his pockets.

He said that he ate one bar and gave the other three bars to L. K. The two men pleaded guilty at the Dubai Criminal Court.

Love Ranch brothel has spike in bookings as people are lining up for ‘Lamar Odom’s’ room

Love Ranch illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) The Love Ranch brothel is now seeing a spike in business as people want to use the room that Lamar Odom used before being hospitalized.

Brothel owner Dennis Hof, said that there is now a waiting list of one month to the VIP suite in which the basketball player was found unconscious with white liquid coming from his nose and mouth by two prostitutes.

The Love Ranch brothel used to attract about 20 customers a day before the incident with Odom. Hof said that business has tripled, with about 75 men visiting daily.

Hof offered Lamar Odom fans a tour of the suite if they spend over $500 at the brothel.

After the incident, Odom, 35, was taken to a hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he was placed on a breathing machine while in a coma.

However, he has since opened his eyes and is breathing on his own. Odom was transferred to a rehabilitation center in Los Angeles, California.

Khloe Kardashian accompanied Odom on his helicopter flight to Los Angeles. The reality TV star, who was at her estranged husband’s side throughout the ordeal, will continue to support him throughout the rehabilitation process.

Below is a video of the VIP suite where Lamar Odom was found unconscious.

Mother pushes her 11-year-old son in front of oncoming train

The scene of the accident 
By: Wayne Morin

A mother was arrested after she pushed her son in front of a moving train.

Police in Germany, said that the 31-year-old mother suddenly pushed her 11-year-old son in front of an oncoming train as travelers watched in horror.

The boy, who was identified as Leon, survived, but he was seriously injured when he fell onto the tracks at the Hoheluftbruecke railway station in Hamburg.

The train driver was unable to stop in time and the young boy’s leg was crushed under the wheels.

It took firefighters and paramedics nearly 40 minutes to free the child, who remained conscious throughout the ordeal.

The boy did not suffer life-threatening injuries. However, his leg had to be amputated.

The boy’s mother, who was identified as 31-year-old Jana, was arrested at the scene. She was taken to a hospital to have a psychiatric evaluation amid reports that she is suffering from a psychological condition.

Mother recruits 13-year-old daughter to kill her husband and their live in girlfriend

Ann Marie Anastasi 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) Police said that a woman killed her husband and another woman who was in a relationship with the couple.

Ann Marie Anastasi, 42, of Maryland, called police, saying that she found her husband dead with a gunshot to his head in an apparent suicide.

Police found another woman, 25-year-old Jacqueline Riggers, stabbed to death, in what was made to appear as a murder suicide.

Police said that 40-year-old Anthony Anastasi Jr., his wife and Riggers, all lived in the home located in Anne Arundel County.

Police said that they “believe that there was a sexual relationship between the husband, wife and the other woman.”

Police said that the gun that was planted near the man’s head, did not match evidence at the scene.

During an investigation, police discovered text messages, which prove that Ann Marie Anastasi, recruited her 13-year-old daughter and the girl’s 18-year-old boyfriend, Gabriel Struss, for the murder.

Ann Marie Anastasi and Struss are being held without bail.

Her daughter is being held in a juvenile detention center.

BBC reporter found hanging at in bathroom of Istanbul airport in Turkey

Jacky Sutton 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) Family and friends of a popular British activist, are shocked after she was found hanging in an airport in Turkey.

They are demanding an investigation into the death of Jacky Sutton, a BBC reporter and director for the Institute for War & Peace Reporting.

Officials in Istanbul, said that Sutton killed herself after missing a flight. She allegedly said that she had no money to pay for another ticket.

They claim that she became distressed after airline staff at the Ataturk airport told her that she would have to buy a new ticket to fly to Erbil, Iraq.

Sutton, who is a former United Nations worker and a journalist, was found hanging in the airport bathroom by three passengers from Russia.

Friends of Sutton said that the 50-year-old reporter would never commit suicide. She also had a fear of ISIS extremists. They also said that she would have reached out to friends or family if she was low on money for a ticket.

Close friend Amanda Whitely, released emails between her and Sutton, showing that the victim feared ISIS extremists.

In one email she said: “I am going to stay in the hotel until next week, when I will move in with some Kurdish friends who live in a gated community.”

“If Daesh (ISIS) wants to attack, they will, but it will take planning and I won’t be the target. If the whacko wants to get to heaven, he or she will have to contend with armed guards,” she wrote in another email.

Teen mother throws newborn baby out window because boyfriend didn't take her to hospital for the birth

The baby 
By: Feng Qian

A young mother threw her baby out a window after giving birth at home because her boyfriend refused to take her to a hospital.

The newborn baby miraculously survived after his teenage mother threw him out the window of the fifth floor in Guangdong, China.

The woman’s landlord found the naked baby crying before calling police and an ambulance.

Police said that the newborn boy who fell about 30 feet to the ground, has survived. He only suffered a broken arm, some swelling in the head and received scratches on his face.

The baby is now recovering in the hospital.

The child’s 15-year-old mother, who was identified as Azhen, gave birth to the baby in the bathroom of her rented apartment and decided to kill her son moments after birth.

During the investigation, Azhen said that her 19-year-old boyfriend, who is the father of the baby, refused to take her to the hospital.

Azhen was arrested on charges of attempted murder. Police are still looking for the girl's boyfriend who was identified as Jiang. He disappeared immediately after the incident.

Woman of Taiwan deported from the United states without her baby after giving birth on airplane

Newborn baby illustration 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A woman from Taiwan, was denied entry into the United States, after having her baby in an airplane.

Officials in Taiwan, have confirmed that the woman who delivered her baby at 30,000 feet on a China Airlines flight from Taipei to Los Angeles, California, was denied entry to the United States.

The woman hid the fact that she was 36 weeks pregnant, a flight attendant with China Airlines said.

In a message on her Facebook page, Lucienne Chen said that the woman in question did not inform the airline when buying the ticket or during check-in at the airport that she was pregnant.

Under aviation regulations of Taiwan, pregnant women are not allowed to fly without a fit for travel certificate from a doctor after 32 weeks.

Before takeoff, the flight attendants had realized that she was pregnant. Chen wrote. When questioned, the mother to be said that she was “just a little bloated.”

When the woman’s water broke mid air, she was advised by the flight attendants to lie down and prepare for childbirth.

The woman however, insisted that she had time until she delivers the baby and she asked: “Are we in the airspace of the United States yet?” According to Chen.

After the successful delivery of the child, the plane was diverted to Anchorage, Alaska, so that the mother and her baby daughter could receive immediate medical attention.

Chen vented her frustration over the situation, saying: “Not only did the mother not take the lives of herself and her baby seriously, she also inconvenienced a plane full of people, all because she wanted her child to have a U.S. passport.”

The mother was refused entry into the United States, and she was deported to Taiwan, despite not having violated the conditions of her visa, Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) officials said.

The baby was taken into custody in Anchorage, before being handed over to a family friend who lives in the United States.

The CAA confirmed that the baby was given U.S. citizenship as it was born in its jurisdiction.

In the video below, the mother is seen arriving in Taiwan, after she was deported. She covered her face as reporters were attempting to get her side of the story.

Doctors in Sweden perform forced virginity tests on girls and issue virginity certificates

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By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) Doctors in Sweden, have caused an uproar after undercover video exposed their forced virginity tests.

A journalist acting as an aunt, went to a doctor with a 17-year-old girl who posed as her niece, and exposed the scandal, which has caused outrage in the country.

Despite strong protests from the teen, the doctor agreed to perform the test, assuring the aunt that she has performed “hundreds” of virginity tests.

Lawmakers said that they will look into the matter after a reporter took videos of doctors admitting to performing forced virginity tests on girls.

The victims, who are as young as 13 years old, are brought to the doctors who perform the vaginal tests even without consent of the girls.

If the girl is found to have lost her virginity, she is forced to undergo a procedure to have her area sewn together to become a virgin again.

The teenager then gets a certificate to prove that she is a virgin.

Man wants $5 million from Publix supermarket for calling his cellphone numerous times without consent

Publix supermarket location 
By: Tanya Malhotra

In man in Florida, filed a lawsuit against Publix, seeking million of dollars because the company called his cellphone without consent.

Eric Snover of Leon County, filed his class action lawsuit in federal court, seeking $5 million from Publix Super Markets Inc.

Snover claims that he received automated phone calls from the supermarket without consent.

Snover told the court that he received 13 automated phone calls on his cellphone from the Publix pharmacy department over a period of 9 months.

The pharmacy claimed that his prescriptions were ready for collection. Snover said that he never used the pharmacy to fill his prescriptions.

He asked the store to stop the calls several times, but his pleas were ignored. Publix violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, according to the lawsuit.

Students rape and rob prostitute at her home after scheduling appointment for sex

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By: Feng Qian

Two students were arrested on a charge of rape after allegedly scheduling an appointment with a prostitute for sexual services before raping and robbing her, police in Australia said.

Sydney police said that they have arrested 21-year-old Tuvshinbayar Bold and 22-year-old Tamir Altanbagana, after being accused of beating a raping the 20-year-old prostitute at her home.

The two suspects from Mongolia, were brought before the Central Local Court, and they were denied bail.

According to the police investigation, the two students responded to an advertisement on the sexual services section of

An appointment was made with the woman and one of the men showed up at the apartment on Sunday.

One of the men had a conversation with the woman at the door before the other forced himself inside while wielding a knife.

A pillow was placed over the face of the woman before she was sexually assaulted. Before the students fled, they took the woman’s phone and other personal items.