Woman ordered to give teacher $67,500 for writing on Facebook that he is a pedophile

Katherine Van Nes and Douglas Pritchard 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A woman was found guilty of defamation after writing on Facebook that her neighbor is a pedophile, according to court documents in Canada.

Katherine Van Nes of British Columbia, was ordered to pay $67,500 to her neighbor Douglas Pritchard, who is a music teacher at a middle school, after she wrote on Facebook that he is a pedophile.

The court heard that the neighbors began to fight after Pritchard told Van Nes to shut down her newly built water fountain because it made too much noise during the night and it disrupted his wife’s sleep.

Van Nes ignored his request. Pritchard and his wife were advised to install security cameras on the property to document their neighbor’s unruly behavior.

When Van Nes saw the cameras she wrote on Facebook that Pritchard is a pedophile who uses cameras to spy on children.

A member of the community saw the Facebook post and told the principal of the school where Pritchard worked. The court heard that the accusation destroyed the reputation and career of the teacher.

Van Nes was ordered to give Pritchard $50,000 in general damages, $15,000 in punitive damages and $2,500 for making too much noise at night.

The judge also ordered Van Nes to turn off the water fountain between 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

Bakery owner who allowed homeless man to live in store kicks him out for setting up a bar and inviting homeless friends for drinks

Michel Flamant (right) and Jerome Aucant 
By: Wayne Morin

A homeless man who was allowed to live inside a bakery because he saved the owner’s life, was kicked out after he invited his homeless friends over to drink alcoholic beverages with him late at night.

62-year-old Michel Flamant of Jura, France, said that he had a change of heart and decided to kick out Jerome Aucant from his store.

Last week, Flamant nearly died of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Luckily, Aucant noticed the baker wobbling around and went in the store to save him. In response, Flamant promised to sell the bakery to the homeless man for $1.00 and handed him over a set of keys.

One day, Flamant came to the bakery around 11:00 p.m., and noticed that Aucant had set up a bar and was drinking alcoholic beverages with a group of homeless friends.

Flamant also accused Aucant of abusing a female journalist who asked questions about taking over the bakery.

Flamant told him that this was not part of their deal, but in response, Aucant began insulting him so he decided to kick him out.

Flamant wanted to give the homeless man a chance since he has saved his life, but it appears that Aucant was just not interested.

15,000 bees fly into high-end jewelry store before resting on items in display case

Bees resting in jewelry store 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) Customers of a high-end jewelry store in France, ran away in panic after a large amount of bees raided the shop, according to a video uploaded to the Internet.

The Lignon Joaillerie Bijouterie jewelry store of Montpellier, posted a video on Facebook, showing a beekeeper getting rid of the 15,000 bees, which were resting on a display case.

The owner of the store said that the bizarre incident unfolded on Wednesday. The swarm of bees came in through the front entrance of the store.

The owner, who was not identified, quickly led the panicked customers out of a back door as more bees swarmed in. A beekeeper was called in to get rid of the bees, and he estimated the swarm at 15,000.

The bees were resting on a display case. The beekeeper was able to remove all the bees from the store before anyone was hurt.

Court rules that calling gay employee a dirty faggot is not discriminatory because a lot of hairdressers are gay

Hairdresser (illustration) 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A gay employee who was dismissed from a hair salon, filed a lawsuit against his employer for discrimination, according to court documents in France.

The court has ruled that calling a gay employee a dirty faggot is not considered discriminatory because a lot of hairdressers are gay.

However, it did find that the slur was insulting, and ordered the hair salon to pay the employee, who was not identified, $5,700.

The employee vowed to appeal the decision, saying that he was fired because of his sexual orientation. The employee told the court that he was fired after taken sick days off, which he was entitled to.

The boss sent him a text message, saying that he does not have a good feeling about him because he is a dirty faggot. Labour Minister Myriam el Khomri called the court ruling shocking, and said that it is a blow to gay rights in the country.

Children throw garlic bulbs and coconut at taxis

Garlic (illustration) 
By: Feng Qian

Police detained a group of children and escorted them home to their parents after they allegedly threw garlic bulbs and coconuts at passing taxis, police in the United Kingdom said.

According to the Manchester police, the children, aged between 11 and 14, were on the street and waiting for taxis to pass by.

When the kids spotted a taxi, they threw coconuts and garlic bulbs. Some victims also reported that the children fired a pellet gun at them.

When the police caught them, the children were in possession of garlic, coconuts and a pellet gun. The children were detained and questioned before they were escorted home to their parents.

Police warned the parents to watch over the children. Luckily, there were no injuries or damages as a result of the attacks.

Butcher shop employees freak out after finding human flesh outside store

Butcher shop (illustration) 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) Police launched an investigation after employees of a butcher shop found human remains outside their store, police in Canada said.

The Toronto Police Department confirmed that the remains that were found outside the butcher store on Broadview Avenue, were human flesh.

Employees of the Charlie's Meat and Seafood butcher shop found the remains around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday. Investigators believe that the body parts were there for a very short period of time.

The human flesh was not in an advanced state of decomposition. Police have identified the remains as a partial torso of a white woman, and it was without clothing.

A man told police that he saw a van pulling up to the butcher shop before the human remains were dumped. He identified the driver as a man.

Members of the public were urged to contact police if they find anything suspicious in the vicinity of the butcher store as police believe that the woman’s other body parts may have been dumped in the area.

Woman pranks boyfriend into believing he cheated on her

Brad Holmes and Jenny Davies 
By: Chan Yuan

A man was horrified when he woke up to find a used condom on his bed.

Brad Holmes, 24, from Southampton, is a known prankster who got a taste of his own medicine when he was at the receiving end of a cruel prank.

His girlfriend, Jenny Davies, 22, seemed to have learned a few tricks as she has managed to pull off some pranks of her own on her boyfriend.

Holmes woke up with a hangover and was unable to remember what he has done the night before. He was even more confused when he found a used condom in his bed.

He quickly called his friend for help. The friend explained that they went home at 2:30 a.m., but he did not know if Holmes went straight home or somewhere else.

Holmes then told his friend that he woke up with a condom in his bed. Holmes said that he had no memory of when he got home the night before.

When his girlfriend came home and found the used condom, she demanded to know what it was doing in her bed.

Holmes said that he had no idea. Holmes was very confused until Davies revealed that it was a prank and that she placed it there.

Brad Holmes posted the video to Facebook where went viral.

Dog kills newborn baby after mother’s cough scared it

The dog that killed its owner’s newborn baby 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A dog became out of control and killed a newborn baby after the boy’s mother coughed, causing the animal to get scared, police in California said.

The San Diego Police Department said that the parents of the 3-day-old boy were watching television together in bed when the mother coughed.

The dog named Polo, jumped up and bit the baby who was being held his mother’s arms. The parents of the baby managed to pull the dog away, but it was too late and the boy died of his injuries on Thursday night.

The San Diego County Animal Services, took the 2-year-old dog into custody, and it was placed in isolation. After 10 days, the owners will have to decide if they want to take the dog back or have it euthanized.

No charges have been filed as police believe that it was an accident.

11-year-old girl dies during birthday party after choking on marshmallow

Azriel Estabrooks 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A young girl who was enjoying herself at a birthday party, died after a marshmallow became lodged in her throat, police in Massachusetts said.

11-year-old Azriel Estabrooks of Somerset, was dropped off at the birthday parts on Saturday.

The host of the party called the girl’s mother, Iris Estabrooks, saying that Azriel passed out and is not breathing. Several people at the birthday performed CPR, but the girl remained unconscious.

She was taken to the Hasbro Children's Hospital in Rhode Island, where she died. According to the police investigation, Azriel choked on a piece of marshmallow.

She passed out, fell on the floor and was not helped for some period of time. By the time people tried to revive her, it was too late.

Angry woman wanted for domestic assault punches officer who found her hiding under bed

Desiree Garcia 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested after punching a police officer in the face.

Police in New Mexico, released a video that shows their encounter with the woman.

Police in Santa Fe, went to the woman’s home to arrest her on a warrant.

Sheriff's deputies said that while they were trying to serve the warrant at the home of 30-year-old Desiree Garcia, she punched a police officer.

Garcia was wanted for aggravated assault on a family member. The video shows deputies searching the home before locating Garcia. She was hiding under a wooden bed.

Deputies said that when Garcia finally listened to their commands, she threw a punch, hitting a deputy in the face.

This is not the first time that Garcia was in trouble with the law. Almost 10 years ago, she pleaded guilty to accidentally shooting and killing her cousin.

Man infects girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter with sexually transmitted disease

Tyler Killingsworth 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of sexual abuse after allegedly infecting a young girl with a sexually transmitted disease, police in West Virginia said.

Clarksburg police arrested 25-year-old Tyler Killingsworth, after being accused of having sex with his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter.

Killingsworth has been charged with one count of sexual abuse by a parent or guardian. He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $75,000.

If convicted, Killingsworth faces up to 20 years in prison.

According to the police investigation, the girl's mother noticed a strange growth on the genitals of the girl, and took her to the hospital, where a sexual assault nurse examined her and confirmed that it was genital warts.

Police questioned the girl who said that Killingsworth touched her with his private parts several times. Killingsworth denied any sexual contact, but he confessed that he has the same sexually transmitted disease.

He took a polygraph test, and failed.

2-year-old girl struck and killed by ambulance outside hospital

Isabella Wu with her family 
By: Mahesh Sarin

A family of Massachusetts, is devastated over the loss of an adorable 2-year-old girl.

Isabella Wu of Boston, was struck by an ambulance while her mother watched in horror.

People came to the scene after hearing the girl’s mother, Jennifer Huang, screaming hysterically after seeing the ambulance running over her daughter, according to witnesses.

The girl’s family lives in an apartment across the street of the Tufts Medical Center. They lived in the home for about one year.

The mother and daughter were on their way home when she was struck by the ambulance. Isabella was rushed into the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Isabella is survived by her father Steven Wu, mother Jennifer Huang, and her older sister Annabella Wu.

EMT mows lawn of 87-year-old man who passed out while doing so

EMT Chris Spires mowing the law 
By: Tanya Malhotra

An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) was hailed as a hero for mowing the lawn of a patient he came to treat.

The elderly man of Lincoln, California, who likes to do exercise and be fit, was mowing his lawn when he passed out.

Neighbors saw that he needed help and called 911. His son Ken Densley wrote on Facebook, that his 87-year-old father refused to go to the hospital.

Densley said that he and his sister came to his father’s house as soon as we heard about the emergency.

“As we were talking inside the house, one of the EMTs put the gurney away and the other finished mowing the lawn. I told him that I would do that, but he insisted. He finished, and even put the mower away,” he wrote on Facebook.

Densely posted a photo to Facebook, showing EMT Chris Spires mowing the law.

Densely said that his father eventually went to the hospital, where he was kept overnight, and doctors ran a lot of tests before being discharged.

“He has also promised to let us mow the lawn from now on,” Densely wrote. “Also, for those who made the suggestion, he already has a great riding lawn mower, but got this one last year, so he could get more exercise,” Densely added.

Man beats wife for refusing his advances while breastfeeding their one-month-old baby

Dustin Hartley and Kennedy Decker 
By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A man seemed to be competing with his newborn son when it comes to his wife’s attention.

The man of Tennessee, was arrested on a charge of assault after he allegedly became angry and beat his wife while she was breastfeeding their son.

25-year-old Dustin Hartley was intoxicated after a night of drinking with friends when he came home and wanted to cuddle with his wife Kennedy Decker.

However, she turned down his advances because she was breastfeeding her one-month-old son in their bedroom.

The woman told police that they began arguing, and Hartley grabbed the baby from her arms. Decker said that she went into her son’s room to give her husband time to cool off.

However, he followed her into the room and started hitting on the arms and chest with one hand while holding the baby in the other hand.

Decker told police that she kicked her husband in the chest to get him out of her room, and she called 911.

Hartley and his wife have been married since December 2014, according to her Facebook page.

According to the police report, Decker had signs of having been beaten on the arms, and Hartley had a mark on the chest consistent with being kicked.

Hartley was booked into the Montgomery County jail on $500 bail.

Woman becomes Internet star after appearing on Maury Povich show because she looks like Ted Cruz

Searcy Hayes and Ted Cruz 
By: Chan Yuan

(Scroll down for video) A young woman became an Internet sensation because she looks like Ted Cruz.

21-year-old Searcy Hayes of Natchez, Mississippi, seems to be having a hard time with her newfound fame since appearing on the Maury Povich show.

Hayes became a viral sensation after viewers of the Maury Povich show decided that the female is the doppelganger of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz.

Hayes was on the show to prove to her boyfriend that she was faithful. Her boyfriend, Freddie Green, 25, accused her of cheating on him.

However, she passed a polygraph test and a DNA test proved that Green was the father of her 3-month-old son.

She appeared again on the show after a photo of her next to the presidential hopeful went viral. Many people questioned if she was the sister of Ted Cruz.

Numerous websites printed side by side photos showing Hayes with Cruz.

Hayes does not think that she is related to Cruz, but she is willing to take a DNA test to see if she is related to him in any way.

Three federal agents shot by ‘most wanted’ man as he sets fire to motel and escapes

Orlando Collins 
By: Wayne Morin

(Scroll down for video) An armed robber burned a motel to the ground because he wanted to escape from the authorities.

FBI agents, marshals, and police officers worked together to close in on 28 year-old Orlando Collins, who is on the Kansas Most Wanted List.

However, when officials raided the motel where the suspect was hiding out, he shot at them, injuring three federal agents.

The incident took place at 10:00 p.m. at the Country Club Motel in Topeka. All officials were transported to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Before they were able to get to the suspect, officers realized the suspect set the motel on fire. Topeka Fire Marshal Michael Martin said that the motel is a total loss.

25 people die after eating cake at a celebration for the birth of a baby boy

Cake (illustration) 
By: Mahesh Sarin

(Scroll down for video) A family is devastated over the loss of many family members and friends.

At least 25 people have died in six days after eating cake which police suspect was mixed with pesticides.

About 54 people were sickened after eating the sweets in Punjab, Pakistan.

Umar Hayat, 58, hosted the party for friends and family in Karor Lal Esan, in celebration of the birth of his grandson. After eating mini cakes that were purchased from a bakery, many people got sick.

Police said that 10 people died the same day of the party and 15 more have passed away since. Police official Munir Ahmed confirmed that the dead includes the newborn baby's father and seven uncles.

Hayat lost all of his eight sons, some daughters and grandchildren all within 6 days.

“The death toll from the consumption of the sweets has now risen to 25, and 52 people are still being treated at various hospitals,” Ahmed said.

Police arrested three people, the two owners of the bakery, who are brothers, and a worker.

Police said that the pesticide store near the bakery was being renovated, and the owner of that store asked the bakery owners to hold some pesticides in the bakery for safekeeping.

“A worker may have accidentally used a small packet of pesticides in the cake,” police said. The remains of the mini cakes will be sent to a laboratory for testing.

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif announced that the next of kin of those killed will receive 500,000 Pakistani rupees ($4,772) in aid.


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