Men hired for sexual fantasy break into wrong house

In a sex fantasy gone wrong, two men bearing machetes entered the wrong house in New South Wales, Australia before quickly leaving upon realising their error. One of them has now been acquitted of entering a home armed with a weapon in July 2019, reports Australian media. They had been hired to carry out a client’s fantasy of being tied […]

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China allegedly pursuing law allowing citizens to sue US over COVID-19

China’s legislature proposed drafting a sovereign immunity law that would allow Chinese citizens to pursue legal actions against the United States over the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report. The proposal in China’s National People’s Congress would be in retaliation for lawsuits brought against China and the ruling Communist Party by several US states and a number of countries around […]

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Simon & Schuster names Jonathan Karp as CEO

Viacom tapped noted publisher Jonathan Karp to take over the Simon & Schuster book division that had been headed by Carolyn Reidy until her sudden death of a heart attack earlier this month. While quickly tapping a company insider with a proven record for picking bestsellers should help to steady the ship at the 96-year-old publishing giant, there is also […]

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Long Island man fires shotgun at dad, officers in front of home: cops

A shotgun-wielding Suffolk County man took potshots at his dad and cops from inside his home while the officers and his pops talked in the driveway, police said Thursday. The gunfire erupted on just before 8 p.m. on Wednesday when officers arrived at Manor Lane house in Jamesport for a domestic incident, according to Suffolk County Police. As officers talked […]

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Factbox: How England's lockdown is being adjusted from Monday

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday the conditions had been met to slightly relax the coronavirus lockdown in England from June 1. Below are details. THE TESTS Johnson said five tests had been met for there to be an easing of lockdown in England. The tests are: 1. Protect the NHS’s ability to cope. 2. Sustained […]

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South Korea spy agency says no sign Kim Jong Un had heart surgery

South Korea urges caution over the rumours after Kim Jong Un failed to appear at a key national commemoration. South Korea’s spy agency chief Suh Hoon told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday that there were no signs North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has had heart surgery, refuting claims he had been seriously ill. Rumours that Kim was sick gathered […]

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