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Reports: Teen Daniel Perry commits suicide over Skype blackmail scam

Reports that a Scottish teenager took his own life after becoming the victim of an alleged Internet blackmail scam have heightened concerns in Britain over online abuse. Daniel Perry, from Dunfermline, was reportedly the victim of blackmailers who recorded his interactions via Skype with a person he believed was an American girl his own age. They then threatened to show his family the footage unless he paid up, UK media […]

'Take Your Portion': A Victim Speaks Out About Rape in Syria

Alma Abdulrahman is lying gaunt and unable to move anything below her diaphragm in a hospital bed in Amman. Some bedsores have become so deep she’s having surgery tomorrow. Screws hold together her upper vertebrae, and cigarette burns pock her right shoulder. Her voice fades in and out, hoarse from either weakness or morphine. Six months earlier, she was paralyzed when a regime soldier struck her in the neck with […]

Kolkata's Park Street rape survivor reveals her identity

Kolkatta: One year and four months after she was raped and came to be known as the “Park Street rape survivor,” the woman has come forward and revealed her name and identity. Suzette Jordan is 38-year-old single mother of two girls and caregiver of her ailing mother as well. It is an unusually brave decision. Rape survivors usually don’t want to reveal their identity fearing “Why should I hide my […]

 
 
 

Woolwich Attacker Video? Footage Shows Man With Bloody Hands Defending Assault (WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES)

WARNING: VIDEO CONTAINS DISTURBING FOOTAGE   In a disturbing twist to the “sickening and barbaric attack” on a man in London’s Woolwich neighborhood, video has emerged of a man defending the assault. The video appears to show the man proselytizing with a knife and meat cleaver in his bloody hands. The alleged attacker tells the camera, “I apologize women had to witness this today. But in our land, our women […]

Oklahoma tornado tears massive path of death, destruction

Moore, Oklahoma (CNN) — Rescue workers raced against time and darkness Monday night looking for survivors after a powerful tornado blasted an area outside of Oklahoma City, leveling homes and leaving at least 51 people dead. At least 20 of the dead were children, including at least seven from Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, which lay directly in the path of the monster storm’s wall of wind. Seventy-five students […]

Topless FEMEN Protesters Disrupt Barbie 'Dreamhouse Experience' Opening In Berlin (PHOTOS)

BERLIN, May 16 (Reuters) – Women’s rights protesters disrupted the opening of a giant pink doll’s house in Berlin on Thursday, saying the Barbie “Dreamhouse Experience” objectified women. Promoting the doll made by Mattel Inc, the house allows paying visitors to try on Barbie’s clothes, play in her kitchen and have a go on her pink piano. The exhibition will be open until Aug. 25. A handful of protesters gathered […]

Boston suspect 'wrote message in boat'

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the accused in Boston Marathon bombing, who was found hiding in a boat days after the blasts, left a handwritten message describing the attack as retribution for US wars in Muslim countries, an American news channel has reported. The CBS News report on Thursday cited anonymous sources and said that Tsarnaev used a pen to write the message on an interior wall of the boat, where police found […]

Saudi man arrested in Detroit after statement on pressure cooker

Hussain al-Khawahir, 33, arrived at the Detroit airport on Saturday and was questioned about why he had brought a pressure cooker with him. The man’s name was spelled al-Khawahir in the criminal complaint, while a spokeswoman at the U.S. attorney’s office had earlier said it was al-Kwawahir. He initially said the pressure cooker was for his nephew, a university student in Toledo, Ohio. “The Defendant then changed his story and […]

Bangladeshi garment factory death toll rises as owner arrested on border

When the building he owned collapsed, entombing hundreds of garment workers beneath its choking rubble, Mohammed Sohel Rana vanished. He abandoned his home in Savar, 12 miles north of the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, and drove off. While rescuers frantically dug out the living and the dead, Rana was nowhere to be seen. On Sunday, however, Bangladeshi police caught up with the fugitive politician, arresting him in the border town of […]