Venezualans hallucinate and writhe around in a trance during ritual to celebrate local goddess Maria Lionza – The Sun

Venezualans hallucinate and writhe around in a trance during ritual to celebrate local goddess Maria Lionza – The Sun

EXTRAORDINARY images show followers of an indigenous Venezuelan religion writhe around and hallucinate during rituals to celebrate a local goddess. Every year, thousands trek to the Sorte Mountain in northern Venezuela to pay tribute to Maria Lionza, revered as a goddess of nature, love, peace, and harmony. 11 Images show followers of the goddess Maria […]

Hundreds fled abusive Nigerian ‘school’ before police raid

Hundreds fled abusive Nigerian ‘school’ before police raid

KANO, Nigeria (Reuters) – Hundreds of captives who were beaten, abused and held in squalid conditions at a purported Islamic school in northern Nigeria escaped prior to a raid this week, police said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A 14 year-old-boy, one of hundreds of men and boys rescued by police from an institution purporting to […]

Lyft Pilot Helps Users Contact ADT In Case of Emergency

Lyft Pilot Helps Users Contact ADT In Case of Emergency

Lyft teams up with safety and security expert ADT (via Lyft) Lyft and ADT have teamed up to develop new ridesharing security features. The partnership kicks off in earnest early next year with a pilot program that lets users signal to ADT via the Lyft app if they need assistance. In case of an emergency […]

5 things to know for October 15: Syria, Fort Worth shooting, impeachment inquiry

5 things to know for October 15: Syria, Fort Worth shooting, impeachment inquiry

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Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov calls for country’s football chief to resign

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov calls for country’s football chief to resign

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Writing From Real Life, in All Its Excruciating Detail

Writing From Real Life, in All Its Excruciating Detail

OSLO — One year after the publication of her novel “Will and Testament ,” the Norwegian author Vigdis Hjorth was at home with her two daughters when she received a surprising email. Hjorth’s widely read 2016 book, which tells the story of an Oslo woman who accuses her father of sexually assaulting her as a […]

How old is Imran Khan, what was the Pakistan election result and when was the cricket legend married to Jemima Goldsmith?

How old is Imran Khan, what was the Pakistan election result and when was the cricket legend married to Jemima Goldsmith?

CRICKET legend Imran Khan became famous across the world in the 1980s as the inspirational heart-throb captain of the Pakistan national team. Now, the sporting icon his nation’s Prime Minister – here is his story. 4 Imran Khan in action – the Pakistani is one of the greatest cricketers of all timeCredit: PA:Empics Sport Who […]

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