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Iran vs US: Missiles fired towards US embassy in Iraq

Two mortar rounds hit the Iraqi capital’s Green Zone Saturday and two rockets slammed into a base housing US troops, security sources said, a day after a deadly American strike. The precision drone strike outside the Baghdad airport on Friday killed Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani, top Iraqi paramilitary chief Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and a clutch of other Iranian and Iraqi figures. In Baghdad, mortar rounds on Saturday evening hit the Green Zone, the high-security enclave where the US embassy is based, security sources said. SEE ALSO: We Killed Soleimani To Avert War, Not Start One – Trump The Iraqi military said that one projectile hit inside the zone, while another landed [Read]

100-passenger bound plane crashes mid-air

A plane with 100 people on board has crashed in Kazakhstan, killing at least nine people, officials say. Not less than nine people have reportedly died as an aircraft with one hundred people on board has crashed in Kazakhstan. The Bek Air aircraft went down shortly after it took off at Almaty airport on Friday morning local time. A Reuters reporter close to the scene said there was heavy fog in the area. The airport said there were survivors. The plane was en route from Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city, to the country’s capital of Nur-Sultan. Information about the cause of the crash is not known. Almaty’s airport said there were [Read]

Bank robber wishes passers-by merry christmas, throws stolen money in the air [PHOTOS]

  A white-bearded man robbed a bank two days before Christmas, but threw the stolen cash in the air and wished passers-by a merry Christmas, US media reported. Colorado police confirmed in a statement an “older white male” robbed the Academy Bank in Colorado Springs after threatening workers with an unidentified weapon and leaving with an unknown amount of money around midday Monday. “He started throwing money out of the bag and then said, ‘Merry Christmas!” witness Dion Pascale told local station KKTV 11 News. A man, identified by police as 65-year-old David Wayne Oliver, was arrested in a nearby Starbucks after the event and without incident, Colorado police department [Read]

Pregnant Teenager Claims Jesus Christ is The Father Of Her Baby [PHOTOS]

A 15-year old girl from Ohio claims to be carrying the child of Jesus Christ, after being “divinely impregnated” during an encounter with an angel. Latifah Smith-Nabengana says she was visited by an “Angel of God” in July 2017, who told her that she had been chosen to bear the Christ’s son. “He told me that he was a Nephilim, like those described in the Bible,” explained the young girl. “He told that he had a message from Jesus, He said that I was going to be pregnant, and that I would give birth to a son, Jesus’ son.” Nephilims are indeed mythical creatures mentioned in the Genesis 6:4: “The [Read]

Man’s dying wish to have ‘one last beer with his sons’ goes viral

One man’s final wish has gone viral: to have “one last beer with his sons.” The tweet made by Adam Schemm, the man’s grandson, was posted back on November 20. It shows Schemm’s grandfather just before his death from cancer. He is smiling in his hospital bed holding a beer surrounded by his three sons as well as his wife. Schemm would die the next day after the photo was taken. “My grandpa had been relatively healthy over the course of his life but it was on the Sunday last week while he was in hospital that they realised it would be the end. He called his grandchildren to tell [Read]

Pastor flogs church members for not attending service [PHOTOS + VIDEO]

A Ugandan pastor Paul Muwanguzi has not spared his congregants who missed his previous service. The supposed man of God is seen in a video canning both old and young members who defaulted in attending church. In the viral video, they were seen lying on the floor as the pastor walks through them to flog each one of them. Kenyan radio station Wish FM shared the video with the caption: “Pastor Paul Muwanguzi canes his followers who didnt turn up for church service the previous Sunday. But Uganda why??” See video below;     [Read]

Scientists Discover ‘Garden of Eden’ in Africa [SEE PHOTOS]

Africa has been identified to have a space of origination by some Researchers who through series of Analyzing DNA came to conclusion that our ancient ancestors was in Botswana in the middle of the south of the continent which they called ‘Garden of Eden’. Human Existence Researchers has said that all Hunan species evolved all over Africa, the area now named the “Garden of Eden” is currently deserted which was before full of wetlands. Our ancient ancestors originated just south of the Zambezi River once home to an enormous lake similar in size to England, called Lake Makgadikgadi. The lake stretched all the way from Namibia, across Botswana and into [Read]

Porn accidentally airs instead of CNN in Boston for 30mins, report alleges

  Were reports that porn aired on CNN in Boston a hoax? A CNN spokesperson told Fox411 Friday that “The RCN cable operator in Boston aired inappropriate content for 30 minutes on CNN last night. CNN has asked for an explanation.” According to RCN, the report appeared to have stemmed from a single person’s tweet. RCN is a cable provider responsible for CNN’s broadcasting up and down the East Coast. However, hours later a CNN spokesperson said, “Despite media reports to the contrary, RCN assures us there was no interruption of CNN programing in the Boston area last night. There was no immediate explanation for the discrepancy and the original [Read]

Meet father and son who graduated together from same college on same day

– Brandon Gathers and his father, Antonio, graduated from the South Carolina college on the same day – While the 49-year-old father got a masters in rehabilitation counselling, the 23-year-old son got his first degree in business management – Antonio’s son described his father as a perfect black father figure who is intelligent and God-fearing Brandon Gathers and his father, Antonio had a very memorable moment as they both graduated from the same school on the same day. According to Black News, the duo had graduation together despite the fact that the father was 26 years older than his son. The father, 49 years old, got his masters degree in [Read]

BREAKING: White House shutdown as plane enters restricted area

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the White House is currently on a lockdown after a plane entered restricted space on Tuesday, the CNN has reported. Fighter jets were mobilised immediately, and they scrambled over the unauthorised aircraft. The North Lawn of the White House has been since been cleared, and pedestrian traffic in the area restricted. NBC reports that North American Aerospace Defense Command has tasked aircraft to respond to the security alert. Reporters trying to enter have been told there is an ’emergency,’ tweeting that agents have locked everything down and begun blocking roads around the Capitol in Washington DC. Those [Read]

19 die as plane crashes in DR Congo

CONGO – Not less than 17 passengers and two crew members are feared dead after a small aircraft they were onboard, crashed into a densely populated area of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday November 24th. The plane, operated by the company Busy Bee, crashed during takeoff for a flight to the city of Beni, a government official said in a statement. The number of fatalities is not yet clear. The Dornier plane was en route to Beni, 350 kilometres north of Goma (220 miles), when it went down. “There were 17 passengers on board and two crew members. It took off around 9-9.10 am (0700 GMT),” Busy [Read]

Tragedy As Landslides, Floods Kill 24 in Kenya

NAIROBI – Landslides and floods caused by torrential rains have killed at least 24 people in Kenya, officials said on Saturday. At least 17 people were buried overnight by landslides in West Pokot County, north of the capital Nairobi, county commissioner Apollo Okello told dpa. A family of seven people was swept away by floods in another part of the county, Okello said. An undisclosed number of people were missing on Saturday, while infrastructure including roads and bridges had been damaged, according to Emmanuel Ameme, a coordinator for the National Government Affirmative Action Fund. Heavy rainfall continued on Saturday, with the Kenya Red Cross sending rescue teams into affected areas. [Read]

Woman commits suicide because of cheating husband

A 24-year-old woman in Kasungu district has committed suicide by hanging because of her husband’s alleged infidelity. This is according to Kasungu police publicist, Inspector Harry Namwaza, who said the incident happened on Friday night, November 8 at Msulira Primary School in the district. Namwaza identified the deceased as Faless Phiri. According to the police spokesperson, it is alleged that, the woman had a stint of tussles with her husband over allegations that the man had sexual affairs with other women. On Friday at night, another misunderstanding arose which forced the husband to request the wife to sleep in another bedroom so that they could resolve the misunderstanding they had [Read]

Man was confined for marrying 60 times in 2 and half decades

He was arrested in a case filed with Purbadhala police station by his 60th wife, Rosy Khanum A man has been arrested for marrying 60 times in the last 25 years. The arrested is Abu Baker, 45, son of Badshah Mia from Shobharchar village of Goyalerchar union in Jamalpur district. He was arrested Sunday night. Police said he is known in his area as “Baker teacher.” He married for the first time at 20 years of age. He has married 60 times in his 45 years of age, using fake documents showing him as unmarried, widower, etc. He was arrested in a case filed with Purbadhala police station by his [Read]

Catholic Church launches investigation as two nuns get pregnant

The Catholic Church has launched an investigation after two missionary nuns became pregnant while working in Africa. The two women, who belonged to separate religious orders in Sicily, are expecting children despite their vows of chastity. One of them, a mother superior, found she was several weeks pregnant while the other woman discovered the news when she complained of stomach pain. Both nuns are now facing pressure to quit religious life and the scandal has caused ‘consternation’ among the clergy. One of the women, aged 34, discovered her pregnancy when she went to hospital with stomach pain, according to Italian news agency ANSA.   Her religious order has not been [Read]