Tue02212017

LAST_UPDATETue, 21 Feb 2017 8am

South Africa's Zuma Says State Anti-Graft Unit Owed $30 Million By Government

Pic: Reuters

South African President Jacob Zuma said on Saturday that the state's anti-graft agency, the Special Investigating Unit (SIU), was owed almost 390 million rand ($30 million) by government departments and called on them to repay the debt.

Read more: South Africa's Zuma Says State Anti-Graft Unit Owed $30 Million By Government

Syrian Jets Strike Rebel-Held Homs District, Death Toll Mounts: Activist, Monitors

Pic: Zee News

Syrian warplanes carried out air strikes in a besieged rebel-held district of Homs on Saturday that killed at least two people, adding to a death toll of more than 20 in nearly two weeks of air raids, an activist and monitors said.

Read more: Syrian Jets Strike Rebel-Held Homs District, Death Toll Mounts: Activist, Monitors

Joey The Squirrel Foils Robbery By Scratching Suspect

MERIDIAN: A pet squirrel named Joey prevented a burglary attempt in Idaho last week by scratching the teen suspect when he tried to break into a gun safe, police said.

Read more: Joey The Squirrel Foils Robbery By Scratching Suspect

Secret Service Investigating Object Thrown At Trump's Motorcade

WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: The Secret Service is investigating an incident in which an object was thrown at President Donald Trump's motorcade here Friday afternoon.

Read more: Secret Service Investigating Object Thrown At Trump's Motorcade

China Closes Live Poultry Markets Amid Deadly H7N7 Outbreak

BEIJING: China is ordering the closure of live poultry markets in its south-central regions where the worst outbreak of bird flu in years has killed at least 87 people.

Read more: China Closes Live Poultry Markets Amid Deadly H7N7 Outbreak

Kim Jong-nam Murder Suspect Has Two Identities?

KUALA LUMPUR: One of the four men sought by police over the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, has been detained. He holds an i-kad.

Read more: Kim Jong-nam Murder Suspect Has Two Identities?

Father Treats Sex Dolls As Daughter, Stay Together With 19 Year Old Son

A divorced man brought some a few family members, only they were not exactly living members.

Read more: Father Treats Sex Dolls As Daughter, Stay Together With 19 Year Old Son

Samsung's Smarter Home Appliances Unveiled

Samsung has unveiled a new line of consumer electronic products at the Samsung SEA Forum 2017 in Singapore.

Read more: Samsung's Smarter Home Appliances Unveiled

Zuckerberg's Goal: Remake A World Facebook Helped Create

NEW YORK: Mark Zuckerberg helped create the modern world by connecting nearly a quarter of its citizens to Facebook and giving them a platform to share, well, everything — baby pictures and Pepe memes, social updates and abusive bullying, helpful how-to videos and live-streamed violence.

Read more: Zuckerberg's Goal: Remake A World Facebook Helped Create

Nicole Kidman Reveals Past Engagement To Lenny Kravitz

NEW YORK: Nicole Kidman has revealed that she was once engaged to musician Lenny Kravitz. Kidman confirmed the engagement with the rocker in a recent interview with Net-A-Porter’s magazine “The Edit,” in which she was discussing her upcoming HBO series “Big Little Lies.”

Read more: Nicole Kidman Reveals Past Engagement To Lenny Kravitz