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Florida man tries to kiss rattlesnake; gets bitten

A Florida man who tried to kiss a rattlesnake, only for it to snub his advances and bite him, is recovering in hospital. The snake was found by Charles Goff, a resident of Putnam County, in the north-east of the state, on Monday. A day later, a neighbour, named by a local CBS channel as Ron Reinold, started playing with ... Read More »

US man held for sending flashing tweet to epileptic writer

A man accused of sending a flashing image to a writer in order to trigger an epileptic seizure has been arrested, the US justice department says. John Rayne Rivello, 29, of Maryland, sent Kurt Eichenwald an animated image with a flashing light on Twitter in December, causing the seizure. He has been charged with criminal cyber stalking and could face ... Read More »

Paul Beatty wins Man Booker prize for race satire ‘The Sellout’

Paul Beatty, winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize, poses with his novel ‘The Sellout’ at The Guildhall on 25 October 2016 in London. Photo: Reuters London: Paul Beatty was on Tuesday named as the first American to win the prestigious Man Booker fiction prize, for “The Sellout”, a biting satire on race relations in the United States. The narrator ... Read More »

Iron Man Robert Downey Jr. Offers to Voice Mark Zuckerberg’s Home AI System

Iron Man Robert Downey Jr. Offers to Voice Mark Zuckerberg’s Home AI System HIGHLIGHTS Mark Zuckerberg sought suggestions for voice of the home AI on Facebook Robert Downey Jr. offered to do the voice if the money went to charity The Iron Man actors reply got over 8,000 likes Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg got a surprise of sorts when his ... Read More »

BJP’s Swamy Targets Arvind Subramanian, Finance Minister Stands By His Man

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says government has full confidence in Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian. (File photo) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor, discussed as new RBI chief BJP’s Subramanaian Swamy tweets “Sack him!” Swamy led shrill campaign against RBI Chief Rajan, who has refused Term 2 BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has a new target: Chief Economic Adviser ... Read More »

Chicago man Shot dead whilst stay Streaming on facebook

A Chicago guy become shot and killed while live streaming a video on facebook, police said on Friday, justdays after a double-murder in France in which the killer later took to fb stay to encourage greater violence. Antonio Perkins, 28, become located face down on Wednesday night time in a vacant lot with gunshot wounds to the neck and head ... Read More »

Pakistani Court Sentences Man to 13 Years in Prison for Facebook Post

A Pakistani man was sentenced to 13 years in prison Thursday for allegedly posting religiously offensive material on his Facebook page, lawyers in the case said. Rizwan Haider, 25, was convicted in an anti-terrorism court of three charges including promoting sectarian hatred, after he supposedly published a post referring to Prophet Mohammed. “This case… was registered against Haider, who is ... Read More »