Asia Bibi: sentenced to death over a cup of water

“Asia Bibi was kept in solitary confinement on death row after being convicted of blasphemy in Pakistan over an argument about a cup of water” writes India Rakusen for theguardian.com. She spent eight years on death row before her conviction was overturned in Pakistan’s supreme court, but she remains in protective custody, in fear for her life.Plus: Zoe Williams on why a housing market crash would benefit no one The story of Asia Bibi has split Pakistan and brought global attention to the country’s strict blasphemy laws. Source: theguardian.com Share This:

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Tragic life before beach baby death

“The simplest approach to avoid this problem is to continue to use the Facebook app but not use the in-app browser” writes Ben Graham for dailytelegraph.com.au. There is a specific issue with the Facebook in-app browser intermittently making requests to websites without cookies that had previously been set.This appears to be a defect in the browser which should be addressed soon. Source: dailytelegraph.com.au Share This:

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Netflix’s first bearish ‘death cross’ chart pattern to appear in 2 years at the open

“A death cross is seen by many chart watchers as the point where a shorter-term pullback transitions to a longer-term downtrend” writes Reporter Editor for marketwatch.com. Netflix Inc.’s NFLX, -5.08% stock chart is set to open with a new bearish “death cross” pattern, as the 50-day moving average is on track to open below the 200-day moving average for the first time since October 2016.Netflix is on track to be the third FANG, or FAANG, stock to produce a death cross, following Facebook Inc.Netflix’s stock has shed 9.7% over the…

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Swimmer dies after stingray attack in Australia

“A swimmer in Australia has died after suffering a puncture wound to his lower abdomen in a stingray attack, according to reports” reports nypost.com. Ricketts was close to the shore and had been in the water alone at the time of the attack.Ricketts, who worked as a plumber and had served in the Australian Navy, died from cardiac arrest shortly after the incident, the news outlet reported. Source: nypost.com Share This:

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NFL snap judgements, week 11: Bears defense takes control of the NFC North and Saints sign Eagles’ death warrant

“The Bears defense was at its dominant best, making Kirk Cousins and the Vikings offense a non-factor until it was too late” writes Alex Finnis for telegraph.co.uk. This defense may not be the league’s best according to the stats, but their ability to make huge, game-winning plays makes them one of the most dangerous units in all of football. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Former Ohio judge accused of killing estranged wife

“Sources confirmed to multiple localnews outlets that Cuyahoga Common Pleas Judge Lance Mason was arrested in connection with the death of his estranged wife, Aisha Fraser Mason, who was found dead in her home after 9:30 a.m” writes Jessica Schladebeck for aol.com. An ex-judge in Ohio previously jailed for beating his wife in 2014 was reportedly arrested on suspicion that he stabbed her to death in her home Saturday morning.Mason served nine months in jail and was barred from serving as a judge — but he was hired last year…

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Lance Mason, previously jailed for beating the woman in 2014, was reportedly arrested on suspicion of stabbing her to death in her home.

“Sources confirmed to multiple localnews outlets that Cuyahoga Common Pleas Judge Lance Mason was arrested in connection with the death of his estranged wife, Aisha Fraser Mason, who was found dead in her home after 9:30 a.m” writes Jessica Schladebeck for aol.com. An ex-judge in Ohio previously jailed for beating his wife in 2014 was reportedly arrested on suspicion that he stabbed her to death in her home Saturday morning.Mason served nine months in jail and was barred from serving as a judge — but he was hired last year…

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Organic turkey farmers sent death threats by vegan protesters as they accuse activists of scaring their birds

“They’re scaring our turkeys and shouting at them through loudspeakers” writes Michael Fabricant for telegraph.co.uk. “I think there’s a bigger trend towards vegetarianism and veganism, they’ve probably all got together, Christmas turkeys is a high profile thing, they know the farmers have Christmas turkeys on the farm, it’s low hanging fruit for them. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Alleged gunman faces federal hate crime charges in deadly Kroger shooting

“We will bring the full force of the law against these and any other alleged hate crimes against fellow Americans of any race.”” reports washingtonexaminer.com. “The crimes alleged in this indictment are horrific,” said acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.The man accused of trying to enter a predominantly black church before shooting and killing two people at a Kroger grocery store in Kentucky has been indicted on hate crime and gun charges, the Justice Department announced Thursday. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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