Seeing Family on Thanksgiving Is Too Important to Bow to the Mob
Image Credit: PexelsIn response to the coronavirus crisis, the government has enacted many authoritarian measures reminiscent of dystopian novels.Millions of Americans had their livelihoods ripped away by draconian lockdowns, their businesses essentially seized, and their income curtailed. Authorities have implemented curfews, eviscerated the arts and culture, shut down churches, and put harsh restrictions on everyday movement.Yet it's deeply unpopular and risky to speak out against any of these things. Those who do are painted as selfish and “anti-science,” even as their predictions age well ...
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Whatever happened to: Family with spurious PWD cards
MANILA, Philippines — Charges have been prepared against former officials of the Quezon City Persons with Disabilities Affairs Office (PDAO) linked to the irregular release of six PWD cards to a family, although the House panel on persons with disabilities continues to assert that the six cards of the family are not fakes.READ: Stricter screening sought as doubt remains over family with 6 PWD cardsPhilstar.com learned from sources over the weekend that former QC PDAO focal person Arnold de Guzman and his former staff member, Louie Pagayon, are facing charges of grave misconduct, serious dishon...
Family of Indian shot in Doha seeks compensation from Qatar
Dubai: The family of an Indian worker, left blind in one eye after being shot by his employer in Doha, has sought monetary compensation from the Qatari government.Haider Ali, 35, was shot in the face allegedly by his sponsor I.Y.A., a Qatari national, when he asked him for leave to visit his family in the state of Bihar in eastern India. Gulf News broke the story on Friday. A hospital room picture of Ali shared by the family on Sunday appears to show that he has lost his right eye in the horrific attack.Ali was discharged on Sunday after spending three weeks in Doha’s Hamad General Hospital, a...
Paul Okoye Slams Davido For Insulting His Family
Paul OkoyePaul Okoye of the defunct music group, P-Square, has lashed out at Davido for insulting his friends and family members.Davido on his Twitter handle had criticised people who attended the separate birthday parties organised by the twin brothers.His tweet read: “You all nigg-s that went to Peter and Paul’s birthday separately are P**sy as f*ck!! Them nigg-s are TWINS ! Not my business but Shit hurts I’m angry.”But, Paul Okoye, in his reaction, expressed disappointment at Davido for interfering in their matter, adding the Fem crooner has no right to do that.According to him, Davido has ...
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Single Women in South Korea Have Rights to a Family Too
https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/media_2020/11/202011asia_southkorea_womensrights_abortion.jpgRecent news of a celebrity in South Korea giving birth after in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment in Japan sparked debate in a country where single parents, especially unwed mothers, are often ostracized. Sayuri Fujita, a Japanese-born television star, seemed aware of this as she posted a joyful photo of herself and her newborn on social media, writing, “Becoming a single mother was not an easy decision, but it is also not a shameful decision. I want to thank my son for making me a proud moth...
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Family of murdered woman fear further retribution from fugitive ex-husband
The family of Wafaa Abahara, who was murdered this week by her ex-husband in the town of Arrabe in the lower Galilee, is demanding that police provide protection to the family home immediately."For several days now, rumors have been circulating in the community that the despicable killer will not give up until he completes the murder and revenge campaign in the family," the family said in a statement."We call for anyone who can help to pressure the police into placing a police vehicle near the house until the killer is apprehended, before another disaster happens," the family added.According t...
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Family of Ugandan activist killed at US park files $270 mn claim
Los Angeles (AFP) - The family of a Ugandan activist killed in an accident over the summer at one of America's top national parks has filed a $270 million wrongful death claim.Esther Nakajjigo, 25, was visiting Arches National Park in Utah with her French husband Ludovic Michaud in mid-June when an unsecured gate swung into the road, decapitating her as she sat in the passenger seat of their car.The newlywed couple had travelled to the park to celebrate the one-year anniversary of their first date.Michaud is seeking $240 million in damages from the National Park Service, while Nakajjigo's fa...
Family accused of abusing mentally challenged boy, scalding him with boiling water
Johannesburg - Allegations of abuse have been levelled against a Mpumalanga family after their mentally challenged teenage son was covered in burns after his aunt allegedly poured boiling water on him.The incident happened last week when the boy arrived home late after playing with his friend. His aunt *Sibongile, 19, argued with him before emptying boiling water from the kettle on him.His burns have made it difficult for him to wear clothes or even walk. Although Sibongile has since appeared in court, the incident has led to revelations of other cases of physical, emotional and verbal abuse o...
Family of 7 dies in CamSur fire
Family of 7 dies in CamSur fireCet Dematera(The Philippine Star) – November 10, 2020 – 12:00amLEGAZPI CITY, Philippines — Seven members of a family died in a fire that gutted a two-story apartment in Tigaon, Camarines Sur shortly before midnight on Sunday, police reported yesterday.Six of the fatalities were identified as Jason Verdejo, 25; his wife Angelica; their son Arch Jay Don, 3; and Angelica’s siblings Gerard Lee, 13; Leana Ysabel, 7, and Alliah Cristina, 6, all surnamed Cea.Probers have yet to identify the other fatality who was described as a 10-year-old boy.The victims’ remains were ...
Family blames hospital for negligence after daughter, 17, dies just after appendix surgery
Johannesburg - The family of a deceased 17-year-old girl believe their daughter would still be alive had the medical team at Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital given her immediate appendix surgery.The teenager had sent a heart emoji to her family from her hospital bed four hours before her family received a call from the hospital informing them of her passing. The parents of Tshiamo Pearl Moeketsi have lodged a formal complaint with the hospital in Ga-Rankuwa, Tshwane, after their daughter died following two allegedly delayed surgeries for a ruptured appendix.“I am asking myself what actually...