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TransAsia crash: Dashcam Video Shows the Crashing of Taiwan Passenger Plane into Taiwan River where 23 are dead, 15 injured, 20 Missing

TransAsia crash: Dashcam Video Shows the Crashing of Taiwan Passenger Plane into Taiwan River where 19 are dead, 15 injured, 24 awaiting rescue

These images were captured as the plane careered over an elevated road


UPDATE: According to Taiwan official News Agency CNA, at least 23 people are feared dead, 15 injured, 20 missing after a TransAsia Airways plane clipped a bridge and crashed into a river near the Taiwanese capital, Taipei.

The plane was carrying five crew and 53 passengers, including 31 tourists from the south-eastern Chinese city of Xiamen.


Below is a Dashcam footage showing how the Taiwan plane crashed!



AFP reports on the Taiwan passenger Plane crash



IMAGES from the crash-site [By BBC]


Rescuers believe several people are trapped near the head of the plane



Rescuers believe several people are trapped near the head of the plane


The military is helping in the rescue effort



An injured passenger is escorted up the river bank by one of the rescue workers


Google map showing the crash site


Search and rescue effort continues.

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Posted by on February 4, 2015 in Global News


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Female Cop in Puerto Rico Suspended for Sharing on Social Media her X-rated Photos while Pleasuring Herself in Uniform at Police Station!

Female Cop in Puerto Rico Suspended for Sharing on Social Media her X-rated Photos while Pleasuring Herself in Uniform at Police Station!

X-rated: Cynthia Marrero Pomales has been suspended over these snaps

By Jon Livesey

Puerto Rico: Cynthia Marrero Pomales has been suspended after allegedly letting a male colleague take the photos which were then shared on social media


A female police officer has been suspended amid claims she let a male colleague take X-rated photographs as she pleasured herself in uniform at her station.

The alleged incident came to light when the images were leaked to fellow officers and shared on social media, leading to them going viral in Puerto Rico.

Senior officers on the Caribbean island quickly identified the officer in the snaps as Cynthia Marrero Pomales, 29, who is based in the town of Carolina.

Female Cop in Puerto Rico Suspended for Sharing on Social Media her X-rated Photos while Pleasuring Herself in Uniform at Police Station!

Investigation: Officer Pomales has been suspended over the photos


One picture also shows her with a US flag draped over her body.

The officer was immediately suspended over allegations she had offended the honour of the police force and damaged its reputation in public.

According to reports in Puerto Rico, she has been interviewed and given a statement, although no details have been provided to local media.

It is thought that Officer Pomales uploaded the images herself.

However, it is understood that she had not intended for them to be seen outside of a small, private circle of friends.

Female Cop in Puerto Rico Suspended for Sharing on Social Media her X-rated Photos while Pleasuring Herself in Uniform at Police Station!

Scene: Officer Pomales is alleged to have been in the police station when the photos were taken

Superintendent Jose Luis Caldero Lopez has confirmed the authenticity of the photos and that Officer Pomales has been suspended.

It is not the first time a sex scandal has disgraced police in Puerto Rico.

In 2014, two officers were sacked over pictures showing them engaging in a sex act inside the Presidential palace.



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Posted by on January 28, 2015 in Global News


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Selected Relatives bury Saudi Arabia King Abdullah in an Unmarked Grave in a Public Cemetery [PHOTO]

Selected Relatives bury Saudi Arabia King Abdullah in an Unmarked grave in a Public Cemetery [PHOTO]

Saudi Arabia King Abdullah buried in an Unmarked grave in a Public Cemetery

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Posted by on January 24, 2015 in Global News


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France: Raids kill 3 suspects, including 2 wanted in Charlie Hebdo attack


¤ Four hostages killed, prosecutor says

¤ Forces kill the 2 brothers suspected in the Charlie Hebdo attack

¤ A terror suspect who took over a kosher market and killed four hostages was also killed

Readfull report here

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Posted by on January 10, 2015 in Global News


10 Most Evil Women in The History

By Ejaz Khan

Its very common belief that women are the sign of love, care and humbleness. They are generally known to be very polite, graceful, and poised. But actually the history is full of such women that truly changed the way of thinking about women. There were over times many women whose horrors horrified the whole world. There were many most evil women who enjoyed torture, brutality, murders, and abuse for one reason or the other. We always tend to focus on the evil men in the world and forget some of the truly evil women that have lived. This article, however, will throw light upon 10 most evil women in the world.

Here are the 10 most evil women in history of the world.

Irma Grese

10 Most Evil Women in The History

Irma Ida Ilse Grese (born 7 October 1923, Wrechen, Free State of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany – died 13 December 1945, Hamelin, Germany) was employed at the Nazi concentration camps of Ravensbrück and Auschwitz, and was a warden of the women’s section of Bergen-Belsen. She was convicted for crimes against humanity at the Belsen Trial and sentenced to death. She loved torture via different painful methods and wore heavy boots as a habit. She also carried a pistol for the facilitation of her various purposes. Executed at 22 years, 67 days of age, Grese was the youngest woman to die judicially under English law in the 20th century, on 13 December 1945, Hamelin, Germany. She was nicknamed “the Beast of Belsen”, “The Beautiful Beast”, and “Die Hyäne von Auschwitz”

Myra Hindley

10 Most Evil Women in The History

Born in the year 1942, Myra Hindley was an English serial killer. In partnership with Ian Brady, she committed the rapes and murders of five small children. Together these two monsters were responsible for the kidnapping, sexual abuse, torture and murder of three children under the age of twelve and two teenagers, aged 16 and 17. Hindley’s 17-year-old brother-in-law tipped her off to the police. Hindley plead not guilty to all of the murders. She was found guilty of three murders and was jailed for life. She was never released, and died in prison in 2002.

Isabella of Castile

Born in the year 1451 and died in 1504, Isabella the Catholic, was queen of Castile and León. She and her husband, Ferdinand II of Aragon, brought stability to the kingdoms that became the basis for the unification of Spain. Isabella and Ferdinand are known for completing the Reconquista, ordering conversion or exile of their Muslim and Jewish subjects and financing Christopher Columbus’ 1492 voyage that led to the opening of the “New World”. Isabella was granted the title Servant of God by the Catholic Church in 1974.

Beverly Allitt

The Angel of Death, Beverley Gail Allitt is an English serial killer one of the 10 most evil women.  She was convicted of murdering four children, attempting to murder three other children, and causing grievous bodily harm to a further six children. The crimes were committed over a period of 59 days between February and April 1991 in the children’s ward at Grantham and Kesteven Hospital, Lincolnshire, where Allitt was employed as a State Enrolled Nurse. She administered large doses of insulin to at least two victims and a large air bubble was found in the body of another, but police were unable to establish how all the attacks were carried out. In May 1993, at Nottingham Crown Court, she received 13 life sentences for the crimes. Mr. Justice Latham, sentencing, told Allitt that she was “a serious danger” to others and was unlikely ever to be considered safe enough to be released. She is detained at Rampton Secure Hospital in Nottinghamshire.

Queen Mary I of England

Mary I, born on 18 February 1516 and died on 17 November 1558. She was Queen of England and Ireland from July 1553 until her death. Her brutal persecution of Protestants caused her opponents to give her the sobriquet “Bloody Mary”. She was the only surviving child born of the ill-fated marriage of Henry VIII and his first wife Catherine of Aragon. Mary is chiefly remembered for temporarily and violently returning England to Catholicism. Many prominent Protestants were executed for their beliefs leading to the moniker “Bloody Mary”. Fearing the gallows a further 800 Protestants left the country, unable to return until her death.

Belle Gunness

Standing six feet tall and weighing over 91 kg, a physically strong woman, Belle Gunness was one of America’s most degenerate and productive female serial killers. She was an imposing and powerful woman of Norwegian descent. It is likely that she killed both her husbands and all of her children at different times, but it is certain that she murdered most of her suitors, boyfriends, and her two daughters, Myrtle and Lucy. The motive was greed-pure and simple; life insurance policies and assets stolen or swindled from her suitors became her source of income. Most reports put her death toll at more than twenty victims over several decades, with some claiming in excess of one hundred. Inconsistencies during her post mortem examination; the corpse was reported to be two inches shorter than Belle’s six feet, paved the way for Belle Gunnes to enter American criminal folklore, a female Bluebeard.

Mary Ann Cotton

Britain’s first serial killer, Mary Ann Cotton, born in October 1832 in Low Moorsley, County Durham. Married at age twenty to William Mowbray, the newlyweds settled in Plymouth, Devon, to start their family. The couple had five children, four of whom died of ‘gastric fever and stomach pains’. Moving back to the north-east, tragedy seemed to follow them; three more children born, three more children died. William soon followed his offspring, dying of an ‘intestinal disorder’ in January 1865. British Prudential promptly paid a 35 pound dividend, and a pattern was established. Her second husband, George Ward, died of intestinal problems as well as one of her two remaining children. The power of the press, always a force to be reckoned with, caught up with Mary Ann. The local newspapers discovered that as Mary Ann moved around northern England, she lost three husbands, a lover, a friend, her mother and a dozen children, all dying of stomach fever. She was hanged at Durham County Gaol, March 24, 1873, for murder by arsenic poisoning. She died slowly, the hangman using too short a drop for a ‘clean’ execution.

Ilse Koch

Born on 22 September 1906, Ilse Koch, known as “Die Hexe von Buchenwald” the Witch of Buchenwald, or “Buchenwälder Schlampe” the Bitch of Buchenwald, was the wife of Karl-Otto Koch. She was one of the first prominent Nazis to be tried by the US military. Drunk on the absolute power rendered by her husband, she reveled in torture and obscenity. Infamous for her souvenirs; tattoos taken from the murdered inmates, her reputation for debauchery was well earned. After building an indoor sports arena in 1940, with 250,000 marks stolen from inmates, Ilsa was promoted to Oberaufseherin or “chief overseer” of the few female guards at Buchenwald. She committed suicide by hanging herself at Aichach women’s prison on September 1, 1967.

Katherine Knight

Born on 24 October 1955 and continues to serve life long sentence in the prison, Katherine Mary Knight was the first Australian woman to be sentenced to life imprisonment without parole. She had a history of violence in relationships. She mashed the dentures of one of her ex-husbands and slashed the throat of another husband’s eight-week-old puppy before his eyes. A heated relationship with John Charles Thomas Price became public knowledge with an Apprehended Violence Order that Price had filed against Knight and ended with Knight stabbing Price to death with a butcher’s knife. He had been stabbed at least 37 times, both front and back, with many of the wounds penetrating vital organs. She then skinned him and hung his “suit” from the door frame in the living room, cut off his head and put it in the soup pot, baked his buttocks, and prepared gravy and vegetables to accompany the ‘roast’. The meal and a vindictive note were set out for the children, luckily discovered by police before they arrived home.

Elizabeth Bathory

10 Most Evil Women in The History

Born in 1560 and dying in 1614, Countess Elizabeth Báthory de Ecsed was a countess from the renowned Báthory family of nobility in the Kingdom of Hungary. She has been labeled the most prolific female serial killer in history, although the number of murders is debated, and is remembered as the “Blood Countess.” She was the infamous serial killer of Hungary. She used to kill peasant girls through severe beatings, burning, mutilation of body parts, chewing off the face etc. She was on house arrest and was not put to trial because of her status!

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Posted by on January 8, 2015 in Global News


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Charlie Hebdo Massacre: At least 12 People dead in Islamist Terror attack at Satirical French Publication – Charlie Hebdo

Charlie Hebdo Massacre: At least 12 People dead in Islamist Terror attack at Satirical French Publication - Charlie Hebdo

‘Massacre’: The gunmen are seen brandishing Kalashnikovs as they move in on the injured police officer from their vehicle outside the office

Black-clad gunmen shouting “Allahu Akbar!” stormed the Paris offices of a satirical publication known for lampooning Islam Wednesday, killing 12 and injuring as many as 15 before escaping, French officials said.

As many as three Kalashnikov-toting shooters were being sought following the 11:30 a.m. attack at Charlie Hebdo, the publication known for challenging Muslim terrorists with a 2011 caricature of Prophet Muhammed on its cover and which recently tweeted a cartoon of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Two policemen and several journalists – including the cartoonist behind the weekly publication’s provocative images, were among the dead.

“We’ve avenged the honor of the prophet!” the killers shouted, according to witnesses who spoke to Sky News. Other witnesses said the men shouted “Allahu Akbar,” Arabic for “God is great.” The gunmen spoke French without any accent, according to Le Monde.

“We’ve avenged the honor of the prophet!”

– Gunmen who stormed Paris satirical newspaper

Charlie Hebdo Massacre: At least 12 People dead in Islamist Terror attack at Satirical French Publication - Charlie Hebdo

Firefighters carry an injured man on a stretcher in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris where two gunmen opened fire. Photo: AFP


As the killers fled, they shot at arriving policemen. Video, believed to be cellphone footage, quickly emerged of the men getting out of a car and shooting a prone police officer in the head in cold blood as he begged for his life on the sidewalk, then getting back in and fleeing.

French President Francois Hollande branded the attack an act of terrorism and claimed that several other potential terror attacks had been thwarted “in recent weeks.” Hollande added that the publication had been threatened in the past and was already under police protection and surveillance.

Charlie Hebdo Massacre: At least 12 People dead in Islamist Terror attack at Satirical French Publication - Charlie Hebdo

Brutal execution: A police officer pleads for mercy on the pavement in Paris before being shot in the head by masked gunmen during an attack on the headquarters of the French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo, a notoriously anti-Islamic publication


“This is a terrorist attack, there is no doubt about it,” Hollande told reporters.

Officials said the men walked into the ground floor of the publication’s offices and began shooting before making their way up to the first floor. Cartoonist Corine Rey, aka “Coco,” told the weekly Humanité that she let the men inside the building of Charlie Hebdo after being ordered at gunpoint.

“They spoke perfect French,” said Rey, who said the rampage lased about five minutes. “They said they were Al Qaeda.”

Witnesses said the attack was carried out with military precision, with the gunmen demanding the names of those they encountered, indicating that they had specific targets in mind.

“It was a real butchery,” Rocco Contento, a spokesman for the Unité police union, told The Guardian.


Gunned down in cold blood: Horrific footage shows the injured police officer slumped on the pavement as two of the gunmen approach. In a desperate plea for his life, the officer slowly raises his hand towards one of the attackers, who callously shoots him at point-blank range


Benoit Bringer, a journalist from the agency Premieres Lignes Tele, whose offices are next door, told the Telegraph he took refuge on the building’s roof.

“Three policemen arrived by push bike, but they left naturally as the attackers were armed,” he said.

The publication’s offices are in the trendy 11th arrondissement of Paris, which includes posh restaurants and retail shops. It is one of the most densely populated districts in all of Europe and is home to a large, mostly Algerian, Muslim community. Schools in the area were closed and newspaper offices, shopping centers, museums and stations were placed under police protection.

Charlie Hebdo first gained notoriety in 2006, when it reprinted a dozen cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed that appeared in Danish daily Jyllands-Posten, in defiance of Islam’s forbidding of any image attempting to portray its most important prophet. Its offices were firebombed in 2011 after a spoof issue featuring a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on its cover. Nearly a year later, the magazine published crude Muhammad caricatures, drawing denunciations around the Muslim world. One of the dead in Wednesday’s attack was satirical cartoonist Stephane Charbonnier, the publication’s editorial director and the artist behind the caricatures that offended jihadists. He was the subject of a fatwah, and there is a Facebook page called “Execute Stephane Charbonnier.”

Charlie Hebdo Massacre: At least 12 People dead in Islamist Terror attack at Satirical French Publication - Charlie Hebdo

French police officers and forensic experts examine the car used by armed gunmen who stormed the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Photo: AFP


Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre, spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutor,told The Associated Press another cartoonist known by the pen name Cabu was killed. A police official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the ongoing investigation, said one of the two police officers killed was one assigned as Charbonnier’s bodyguard after prior death threats against him.

Swedish artist Lars Vilks, who has faced death threats after several newspapers published his images of Muhammad, recently presented Charlie Hebdo with his “Gold Dog” prize, said the attack, in spite of security for Charlie Hebdo staffers, shows it is “impossible to guard [them] when it comes to attackers armed to the teeth.”

“The publication [of the Muhammed cartoons] happened a few years back in time and one could imagine that it would have been forgotten, but it is not,” he told Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet. “There are obviously people who take their time and wait for the right moment.”

Emergency: Police officers and firefighters gather in front of the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris today after gunmen stormed the building


President Obama condemned the attack and vowed to help France bring the killers to justice.

“France is America’s oldest ally, and has stood shoulder to shoulder with the United States in the fight against terrorists who threaten our shared security and the world,” Obama said in a statement. “Time and again, the French people have stood up for the universal values that generations of our people have defended. France, and the great city of Paris where this outrageous attack took place, offer the world a timeless example that will endure well beyond the hateful vision of these killers.  We are in touch with French officials and I have directed my Administration to provide any assistance needed to help bring these terrorists to justice.”

Targeted: A picture posted on Twitter reportedly showing bullets in one of the windows of the Charlie Hebdo offices –

British Prime Minister David Cameron also condemned the attack and vowed solidarity with France.

“The murders in Paris are sickening,” Cameron said. “We stand with the French people in the fight against terror and defending the freedom of the press.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


Defiant: Stephane Charbonnier, known by his pen name Charb, was editor of Charlie Hebdo, and gunned down by men with assault weapons –

Mr Charbonnier was named as one of nine men the extreme Islamist group were targetting (pictured centre right). Their photographs were printed alongside the caption ‘a bullet a day keeps the infidel away’ –

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Posted by on January 7, 2015 in Global News, Terrorism



Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah ibn Abdilazīz Clinically Dead: Report says

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah ibn Abdilazīz Clinically Dead: Report says

King Abdullah ibn Abdilazīz

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz is reported to be clinically dead as the monarch is not recently seen in the public. A Saudi journalist working for London-Based Asharq Alawsat says the Saudi monarch has been clinically dead since Wednesday. He also quoted medical sources in Saudi Arabia as saying that the king’s vital organs, including his heart, kidneys and lungs, have stopped functioning. Doctors are said to have used a defibrillator on him several times. He is also reported to be alive with the help of a ventilator.

The Royal Court has yet to comment on the report of King’s death. The aging Saudi monarch has not recently appeared in the public and the country’s crown prince is attending official meetings on his behalf. It is the second time in the past months that Asharq Alawsat reports the death of King Abdullah. In November 2012, the daily reported that Saudi king has slipped into coma and was clinically dead nearly a week after he underwent a 14-hour-long back surgery in a hospital in the Saudi capital, Riyadh. The report was later rejected by the Royal Court. The 89-year-old king’s health has declined over the past few years, during which he has been hospitalized several times. Failing health, old age as well as the death of the king’s half-brothers have raised concerns about the future of the oil-rich country in the face of anti-government demonstrations. HM/PR/SL


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Posted by on January 5, 2015 in Global News


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