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    The woman lying face-up in the air-raid shelter in London's Marylebone had put up a desperate struggle. The electrician who found her one cold morning in February 1942 first noticed her torch lying on the ground, then her handbag… then her body. Her clothes were torn, her face and neck bruised and her shoes scuffed with mortar. Her attacker had pulled her skirt up over her hips and her underwear down to her knees. Her right breast was exposed and her money stolen. She had been strangled. The woman's name was Evelyn Hamilton, a pharmacist originally from the North of England. It was an unlikely and tragic end for a woman whose life had been one of blameless respectability. The outbreak of war had almost bankrupted the chemist's shop Evelyn had been managing in Essex and she was passing through London on her way to Grimsby, where she had been offered a new job. She had booked a room at a women's hostel and planned to take a train to Yorkshire the next morning. The last sight of Evelyn, 41,...
    AN ALDI-OBSESSED couple headed down the grocery store aisle on their wedding day and got hitched in their favorite supermarket. Michael Hurd and Jessica Bojanowski managed to incorporate their love for the budget food store into their nuptials on November 9. 4Michael Hurd and Jessica Bojanowski walked down Aldi's aisles on their dream wedding dayCredit: ABC / FIG MEDIA 4The pair beat 500 other couples and won the grocery store's 'Aldi Ever After' competitionCredit: ABC / FIG MEDIA An Aldi employee even carried out the ceremony for the couple before they headed to the wine and beer section for their reception. The wacky wedding in Batavia, Illinois, was a "dream come true" for the loved-up pair, who count the store as the third person in their relationship. They discovered Aldi were running a "Happily Ever Aldi" contest, which gave one lucky pair the chance to tie the knot in one of their stores. Michael and Jessica eagerly submitted their application, alongside another 500 couples, to bag the extraordinary big day. READ MORE ON WEDDINGSDEAR DEIDRE I...
    Princess Beatrice beat the cold with a £695 coat as she stepped out in London carrying a colourfully wrapped gift - days before her mother, the Duchess of York, turns 63.  In a newly released snap taken last Tuesday, the Queen's granddaughter was seen out in London wearing a jacket with balloon sleeves. It appeared to have been seemingly inspired by the type of outfits worn by Fergie in the 1980s, an area known for its flamboyant shoulder pads. Bea's £695 tan wool felt jacket was created by Ulla Johnson, an American whose designs are worn by Hollywood stars including Katie Holmes and Naomi Watts. Her appearance comes ahead of her mother, the Duchess of York's birthday. She is turning 63 next week and she seems to have one birthday present in the bag already. Her daughter clutched a colourfully wrapped gift as she was seen out and about. Princess Beatrice beat the cold with a £695 coat as she stepped out in London carrying a colourfully wrapped gift - days before her mother, the Duchess of York, turns 63  Share Follow ...
    A Detroit news anchor was killed and his girlfriend and their two kids injured in what police are calling a murder and attempted suicide - carried out by a 54-year-old 'frequent visitor' to the radio host's Michigan home. The attack happened around midday Friday, police said, after Jim Matthews, an overnight anchor at WWJ950, invited the currently hospitalized suspect into his home in the Chesterfield Township, a quiet suburb outside of Detroit. Shortly thereafter, police were called to the residence, and found 57-year-old Matthews dead and his 35-year-old girlfriend seriously injured, having been stabbed multiple times. Also injured was the pair's 10-year-old daughter, who was found tied up in a closet with head trauma, critically injured, cops said. She was promptly hospitalized, with her current condition as of now unknown. The unidentified injured woman, Matthew's live in girlfriend, was also hospitalized, after escaping the horrific scene with the pair's other daughter, aged five, who suffered less serious, unspecified injuries, cops said.  Stabbed multiple times and leaving her older child behind, the woman was able to escape the house with the young girl and...
    A TEEN was mauled by a 16ft great white shark which ripped chunks out of his legs before his desperate pal carried him one mile to safety. Luke Pascoe, 17, had been spearfishing off Goode Beach near Albany, Western Australia, on Monday when found himself stuck between the jaws of death. 2Luke Pascoe had been spearfishing in Western Australia when he was mauled by a great white 2The teen was hauled to safety by his brave pal Conner Shirley after the attack on MondayCredit: Getty He had harpooned a fish while diving in 10m deep water and was triumphantly heading to the surface when disaster struck. The bloody aftermath of his kill attracted the attention of a great white that had been lurking in the depths, before it quickly made a beeline for Luke. In the hopes of swiping the teen's catch, the underwater beast tried to chomp down on the fish - but ended up biting his leg instead. As a terrified Luke bled out into the water from his several wounds, his quick-thinking friend sprang into action. ...
    An anaesthetist who allegedly raped a pregnant woman during a C-section may have carried out attacks on two more mothers on the same day. Giovanni Quintella Bezerra, 32, was arrested on suspicion of rape after he was allegedly secretly filmed orally raping a woman after he heavily sedated her at the Hospital da Mulher in São João de Meriti, Rio de Janeiro. The woman's husband was told to leave the room without being able to see his newborn baby, and only found out about what had happened to his wife when he recognised the doctor on television after his arrest. 'I've never seen anything like it,' said delegate Barbara Lomba, who is in charge of investigating the case. The woman told family she thought she was having an hallucination at the time of the attack  Mr Bezerra only completed his medical training in anaesthesia two months ago. Hospital staff were reportedly worried about the amount of drugs he was giving to his patients so fitted a secret camera to see what he was up to. Giovanni Quintella Bezerra, 32, (pictured) was arrested...
    A man, 21, broke into the an art museum and destroyed $5million worth of irreplaceable ancient Greek artifacts after a fight with his girlfriend. Brian Hernandez, 21, was apprehended by security guards during his Wednesday night rampage at Dallas Museum of Art, Texas. He later told Dallas police he's decided to destroy the priceless ancient artwork because he was 'mad at his girl.' Hernandez destroyed at least three ancient Greek artifacts that had survived 2,500 years before he came along.  He also destroyed a contemporary Native American piece, a Greek cup from about 540 BCE, and the glass front door of the museum.  Early estimates of Hernandez wrath were $5,153,000. Brian Hernandez, 21, was apprehended after smashing up to $5million worth of art and ancient artifacts inside the Dallas Museum of Art Two of the items destroyed by Hernandez, both dating back to 6th century BCE ancient Greece. The pair alone could be worth up to $5million The rampage started at about 9:40pm on Wednesday night, when Hernandez smashed open the glass front door of the museum with a metal chair. Police say...
    THE 18-year-old man who allegedly shot and killed 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket earlier this month may have tipped off a former federal agent about his violent plans on a white supremacist chat room. Law enforcement officials say they are now investigating the ex-agent to determine whether he learned of Payton Gendron’s plans before they were carried out.    1Chilling new details reveal that the Buffalo supermarket shooter was in contact with an ex-federal agent before the massacre in a majority Black neighborhoodCredit: Alamy Gendron, 18, allegedly wore tactical body armor and helmet as he entered the Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo with a rifle shortly after 2.30 pm on May 14 and opened fire. Eerie County Sherrif John Garcia alleges that Gendron drove up to 200 miles over five hours to get to that specific area of New York, which is a predominately black community. Now, unnamed law enforcement sources have told the Buffalo News that a retired federal agent was on a short list of people who received an invitation that would have allowed him to view the...
    A PREGNANT woman and her unborn baby died after a Russian airstrike hit a maternity hospital in Ukraine. A harrowing picture shows the woman being stretchered from the hospital and she later screamed "kill me, kill me" when she found her baby was lost - before she died herself 18The airstrike occurred at the maternity hospital in MariupolCredit: AP 18The attack at the maternity ward left seventeen people wounded 18Dead bodies are laid in a newly-dug mass grave in MariupolCredit: AP The Russian airstrike destroyed the maternity hospital in the besieged city of Mariupol At least three people were killed in the attack, including a young girl, and 17 people were wounded after a . President Volodymyr Zelensky claimed the hospital suffered a "direct strike" and children were left buried under the rubble on Wednesday afternoon, branding the attack as an act of "genocide". Women waiting to give birth were wounded in the strike, while children were buried in the rubble. A bleeding woman with a swollen belly was seen being carried on a stretcher past burned and mangled cars....
    (CNN)Gen. Frank Mckenzie, the head of US Central Command, said a Pentagon investigation into the August 2021 bombing outside the Kabul airport that killed 13 US service members was the result of a single bomber, and it was not the "complex" attack that US officials initially described.Mackenzie spoke at a Pentagon briefing Friday to unveil the findings of the US military investigation into the bombing at the Abbey Gate at Kabul International Airport, where 11 Marines, 1 Army soldier and 1 Navy sailor -- along with at least 170 Afghans -- were killed."The investigation found that a single, explosive device killed at least 170 Afghan civilians and 13 US servicemembers by explosively directing ball bearings through a packed crowd and into our men and women at Abbey gate," Mackenzie said ahead of a briefing from the investigators.Mackenzie acknowledged the conclusion was different from what the Pentagon initially believed."At the time, the best information we had in the immediate aftermath of the attack indicated that it was a complex attack by both a suicide bomber and ISIS-K gunmen," he said. "We...
    WWE star Sasha Banks has provided a positive update on her condition after she was carried backstage following an injury at a live event. Fears were sparked last night when the popular grappler, 29, appeared to hurt herself in North Carolina. 2Sasha Banks suffered an injury on Sunday at a WWE live eventCredit: WWE 2The Boss has provided an update on her condition via TwitterCredit: WWE PWInsider reported that The Boss had injured her leg or knee during her match with Charlotte Flair at the show. She is said to have landed awkwardly after taking a backbreaker from The Queen. That led to an audible being called to go to the finish quicker than was originally planned due to her being hurt. A number of fans in attendance then reported on social media that Banks had to be carried backstage by referees. PWInsider then reported: “Banks was assisted out of the ring by WWE officials. “We are told she was being checked out but there is no official word on the issue as of this writing.” GOLDEN ERA OVER Iconic...
    A Bahaman man who got to spend time with the late pop star Aaliyah just hours before she was killed in a plane crash, claims she never wanted to get on the  stricken aircraft in the first place and had taken a sleeping pill just hours earlier. Kingsley Russell, whose family ran a taxi and hospitality business in the Abaco Islands, was just 13-years old on August 25th 2001, but he was with the star as his stepmother drove her team to the airport for her return flight back to the U.S. Russell got to work with Aaliyah's entourage as her team's baggage carrier thanks to his aunt, Annie Russell, who ran a small hospitality business on the island. Aaliyah died August 25th 2001 while flying from the Bahamas to the US after shooting the music video for Rock The Boat As a teen, Russell claims that when the star saw the plane to take her back to the U.S. mainland, she refused to get on board and went back to sleep in the cab his stepmother was driving, telling her...
    The ex-president defended the actions of the mob of his supporters, who violently took over the Capitol to try to block the peaceful transition of power. Donald Trump on Sunday joined the chorus of Republican lawmakers who are trying to rewrite the history of the Jan. 6 insurrection, praising the mob of his supporters who injured nearly 150 law enforcement officers as they violently broke into the Capitol to try to stop the certification of President Joe Biden's victory as "peaceful" and "great" people. "There was such love at that rally," Trump told Fox Business' Maria Bartiromo on Sunday. Trump continued to lie about the size of the crowd and the behavior of the mob — which marched to the Capitol after Trump's speech earlier in the day and then viciously attacked law enforcement officers with flag poles, fence stakes, and chemical irritants such as bear spray to break into the building. Some officers are still grappling with the injuries they sustained that day. "You had over a million people,"...
    (CNN)An 88-year old survivor of the condo collapse in Surfside, Florida, credits her neighbors for helping her escape as the building fell to the ground. Esther Gorfinkel told CNN affiliate WPLG that she had been living in Champlain Towers for over 40 years when her fifth floor apartment began to shake in the early hours of June 24. "Who would think that something like this would happen at 1:30 in the morning? In your life? In my old age that I would see something so horrible like this?" Gorfinkel said.Death toll rises to 12 in Surfside building collapse as search and rescue teams hold onto hope of finding peopleThe death toll for the Surfside, Florida, building collapse rose to 12, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said Tuesday. The total number of people unaccounted for is now 149 and the number of people accounted for is 125.Gorfinkel said she was in her nightgown the night of the building's collapse when she went to see what was going on. She slipped on a house coat and slowly made her way down...
    SENATOR Rand Paul went on yet another tirade against the nation's leading infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci over what he claims are lies spread by Fauci about American-funded research in the Wuhan lab where Covid is thought to have originated. Paul, who has had a fair number of jabs thrown at Fauci over the Covid-19 jab, said on Thursday that Fauci's emails newly made public due to a FOIA request show Fauci knew of American funds going to the Chinese lab. 2Fauci bears a "moral culpability" because new emails reveal the NIH funded the Wuhan lab where Covid is theorized to have been developedCredit: The Mega Agency Appearing on Fox News, Paul said the thousands of emails showed Fauci could have been responsible for the development of the coronavirus, adding to his accusations a month earlier when he said the same of the National Institutes of Health. At the Senate hearing at the time, Fauci told Paul he couldn't be further from the truth. "You are entirely and completely incorrect. The NIH has not ever and does not now...
    Republican Sen. Rand Paul demanded Dr. Anthony Fauci be fired and claimed that he lied to him about gain-of-function research conducted at the Wuhan Institute of Virology that was allegedly funded by the United States. Paul appeared on Fox News' The Ingraham Angle where he claimed that thousands of emails revealed by Buzzfeed News and the Washington Post proved Fauci may have been in-part responsible for the development of COVID-19. The junior senator from Kentucky said that Fauci bears 'moral culpability' while asserting that COVID-19 was created by the Wuhan Institute of Virology through funding from the National Institute of Health, a theory which has not been proven. Fauci appeared in an interview with NewsNation Now anchor Leland Vittert on The Donlon Report in which he defended a grant the United States had provided the Wuhan lab. Rand Paul appeared on The Ingraham Angle where he claimed revealed emails proved Fauci may have been in-part responsible for the development of COVID-19 The junior senator from Kentucky said Fauci bears 'moral culpability' for the pandemic and should be fired from his government roles...
    FBI Director Chris Wray was testifying for the first time since the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol Tuesday, as Senate Judiciary Chairman Sen. Richard Durbin called violent white supremacist violence and domestic terrorism 'the most persistent and lethal threat in the homeland.'  The Senate Judiciary hearing began with a dramatic video presentation including comments from Capitol Police officers who battled rioters, complete with images of confederate flags and white supremacist paraphernalia among rioters.  'The hate on display that terrible day is not a new phenomenon in our country, said Durbin (D-Illinois), the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, at the start of the hearing. 'I was appalled like you at the violence and destruction that we saw that day,' he told senators. 'The problem of domestic terrorism has been metastasizing across the country for a long time now and it's not going away any time soon,' said Wray. FBI Director Christopher Wray testified for the first time since the January 6th MAGA riot Tuesday. He called the attack a form of 'domestic terrorism' Wray told lawmakers federal agents...
    Best single-season TV shows The 10 Worst States for Millennials This content comes from our friends at Sportskind.  © Provided by For The Win Watch out! Dog on the loose!  A soccer match in Bolivia had to go into time out when a stray dog ran onto the pitch with a rogue cleat in his mouth.  Watch the moment players scramble to get a hold of the dog above.  The dog was eventually lifted up and carried off by Tigre player Raúl Castro, who handed him to a police officer. Two days later, local animal rescuers spotted the same dog when he was hit by a car and brought to a shelter for treatment.  Raúl Castro, who had carried the dog off the pitch during the match, heard the news of the dog’s injury, called the shelter, and offered to adopt the dog! The two are now living happily ever after.  MORE:JJ Watt reportedly has 'several' offers from teams with at least one willing to pay big money Post Malone's Hootie and the Blowfish cover for Pokemon anniversary...
    New York : The US government reactivated executions at the federal level in July after a 17-year hiatus. Photo: Mike Simons / . Dustin Higgs, a prisoner on death row in Indiana, died this Saturday in the last federal execution carried out under the government of the outgoing president Donald trump. Higgs was sentenced to capital punishment for ordering the murder of three women in the Washington DC area in 1996. Until the very last moment before his death, the African American insisted on his innocence. “I would like to say that I am an innocent man,” he said, mentioning the three victims by name. “I did not order the killings,” he added. Higgs passed away at 01:23 local time (06:23 GMT) after receiving the lethal injection. Federal execution number 13 since July This is the 13th execution since July, when the US government reactivated this procedure at the federal level after a 17-year hiatus, the BBC network report says. The Trump Administration has faced numerous criticisms for the speed with which it has carried...
    PAN Am flight 103 blew up in the sky 31,000ft over Lockerbie in Scotland just 38 minutes after taking off killing all 259 passengers. According to the latest reports, the U.S is unsealing charges against a suspect they allege was the top bomb-maker for Moammar Gadhafi. 4 Pan Am Flight 103 was flying over the Scottish town of Lockerbie a bomb was detonated aboard the flightCredit: News UK Ltd When was the Lockerbie bombing air disaster? The Lockerbie disaster occurred on 21 December 1988. What was the Pan Am flight 103 disaster? Pan Am Flight 103 was flying from Frankfurt to Detroit via London and New York while over the Scottish town of Lockerbie a bomb was detonated aboard the plane called Clipper Maid of the Seas. All 259 passengers, including 35 Syracuse University students returning home for the holidays, were either be killed in the explosion or falling to earth. Eleven of the town’s residents on the ground were also killed by falling debris, bringing the death toll to 270. Adding to the horror, bodies of the passengers were left...
    A STARTLING clip shows how Iran's top nuclear scientist was taken out in a highly-coordinated "remote-controlled machine gun" ambush. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, a leading official in the Islamic Republic's nuclear programme, was shot 13 times on a road to the east of capital Tehran. 8Iran believes the machine gun attack was carried out remotelyCredit: STOCKANI 8A new clip is said to show how the assassination was carried outCredit: STOCKANI Earlier this week, Iran said he was assassinated by an Israeli death squad with a machine gun that "zoomed in" on his face using artificial intelligence. Now it says it has arrested suspects said to have been involved in the sophisticated hit job on November 27 which Iran believes was backed by the US. In the wake of the claims, a special video has been released said to show exactly what happened on the day Fakhrizadeh was killed. Iranian semi-official Tasmin news agency says a remote-controlled gun mounted on a 4x4 was triggered via a satellite connection. Fakhrizadeh was killed, and his bodyguard injured in the sophisticated attack. Fakhrizadeh's wife - who was...
    Joanne Millar store manger of Joules in Belfast places a sign in the shop window advising customers that face masks must be worn at all times as face coverings are now compulsory for shoppers. Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images An Arizona man was forcibly carried out of a grocery store after the man shouted profanities at an employee, the news website AZCentral reported.  The dispute was over a face mask requirement.  "These people won't learn," the man yells at a Sprout's worker in the video. "You are a bunch of idiots wearing masks. You know it's not real."  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. An Arizona man was forcibly carried out of a Sprouts grocery store after the man shouted profanities at an employee following a dispute about face-mask wearing a mask, AZCentral reported. The encounter occurred on Saturday and a video of the incident went viral on Twitter. A spokesperson for Sprouts confirmed the incident to Insider. —Fifty Shades of Whey (@davenewworld_2) August 11, 2020"These people won't learn," the man yells at a Sprouts worker in...
    A female rapper has died after having a botched cosmetic surgery performed by a gynaecologist. Fernanda Rodrigues, 43, also known as Mc Atrevida, underwent the butt augmentation surgery at a clandestine aesthetic clinic in Rio de Janeiro.   She died days after undergoing a liposculpture procedure which removed excess fat from her back to inject into her glutes. Fernanda Rodrigues, 43, pictured, also known as Mc Atrevida, underwent the butt augmentation surgery at a clandestine aesthetic clinic in Rio de Janeiro She died days after undergoing a liposculpture procedure which removed excess fat from her back to inject into her glutes. The mother-of-one was admitted to Evandro Freire Hospital, in Ilha do Governador Police are investigating why the cosmetic clinic, which did not have a health license, was still operating despite being banned months before Complications set in two days after the procedure and she complained of severe pains in her back and painful inflammations in her body. The mother-of-one was admitted to Evandro Freire Hospital, in Ilha do Governador on July 26 and taken to intensive care but...
    Coronavirus — The protocol sent by the Ministry of Health to the residences, on March 5, he urged the workers of these centers “in general” to continue “With normal work activity” despite having been in contact with infected. In any case, it was added, “a surveillance would be carried out to detect the appearance of symptoms early ». The main problem, reported by the organizations, was the lack of diagnostic tests to check if the worker was infected. The guide prepared by the department of Salvador Illa to respond to the critical situation in the nursing homes did not include the carrying out of massive tests among the staff -something that is still not implemented today- and limited itself to considering that «the risk it must be evaluated on an individual basis ”, although the general rule was to continue working until possible symptoms were detected. Taking into account the incubation period of the disease, up to 14 days, and the possibility of asymptomatic, this practice was an added risk to the vulnerability of the residents. Risks The protocol...
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