BLINDFOLDED axeman cracks open coconuts held by three women in India

Heartstopping footage captures BLINDFOLDED whirling axeman cracking open coconuts held by three women in India The four performers were taking part in a roadshow in Maharashtra, west India  The man used his sharp axe to crack open the coconuts balanced by the women  One balanced the coconut on her feet, one on her stomach and one on her head  This […]

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Ontario securities regulator looking into digital platform Quadriga

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s main securities regulator said on Friday that it was looking into Quadriga CX, the digital platform whose founder died in December, trapping millions of dollars in cryptocurrencies in its accounts. “Given the potential harm to Ontario investors, we are looking into this matter and have already been in contact with the monitor,” the Ontario Securities Commission […]

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FBI Screening Mail Sent to 'Empire' Cast After Jussie Smollett Attack

The FBI is working with folks on the “Empire” set to track down the person who sent Jussie Smollett a hateful, threatening letter just days before the attack, and they’re also on high alert to prevent dangerous mail and other items from making their way to the cast.  Sources on set tell us a private security company was hired by the show […]

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Brazil court frees Vale and Tuv Sud employees in dam burst case

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice (STJ) has freed five Vale SA and Tuv Sud employees that had been arrested after the burst of a dam in Brumadinho that killed more than 100 people and left more than 200 others unaccounted for. The ruling overturned a lower court decision and set free executives Andre Yassuda, Makoto Namba, Rodrigo […]

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Mozambique indicts 18 people in connection with $2 billion loan scheme

MAPUTO (Reuters) – Mozambique has indicted 18 citizens for their involvement in fraud involving $2 billion in loans to state-owned companies, the attorney general’s office (AGO) said on Monday, in a scandal that has ensnared two major international banks. “Mozambique AGO is indicting 18 defendants, (ranging) from public workers and other citizens, on charges of abuse of power, abuse of […]

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Britain must ferry migrants crossing the Channel back to France to stem the tide of human traffic

In the past two months, 239 people are known to have made the journey, either arriving on beaches or being picked up mid-Channel by coastguards and brought the rest of the way to Britain. It is a tiny proportion of the 30,000 people each year who claim asylum in Britain and a drop in the ocean compared with net migration […]

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Upended by frat boys: International lawmakers slam Facebook's effect on politics

LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook (FB.O) came under fire on Tuesday from lawmakers from several countries who accused the firm of undermining democratic institutions and left out an empty chair for chief executive Mark Zuckerberg after he declined to be questioned. Facebook is being investigated by lawmakers in Britain after consultancy Cambridge Analytica, which worked on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, obtained […]

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Three Bulgarians arrested over cryptocurrency theft

SOFIA (Reuters) – Three Bulgarians were arrested and charged over the theft of cryptocurrencies worth about $5 million, the interior ministry and prosecutors’ office and said on Monday. Police seized cryptocurrencies worth about $3 million, as well as computers used by the suspects. They also found notebooks listing accounts of people, real and fictitious, used in the scam. The prosecutors […]

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