X-Factor contestant Fletcher Mills has hit back at cyber bullies who have taken to his Facebook page to tell him he’s “ruining the show”. Since Mills was announced as the wild card winner – earning him a place back on the X-Factor show after being sent home – cyber trolls and bullies have bombarded his Facebook page with vitriol
As the push to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi has stalled, journalists have increasingly borne the brunt of the frustrations of Libya’s rebels. Although the foreign press was eagerly welcomed just months ago, reporters in rebel-controlled areas have recently been harassed and intimidated.
“Things have gotten a bit hairy,” admitted British Lieut.
A strong earthquake struck the Hindu Kush region of eastern Afghanistan Thursday, but the U.S. Geological Survey said it had no reports of damage or injuries.
In baseball-crazy Japan, where players are treated as celebrities, Yu Darvish is a superstar. He’s been called the greatest pitcher in the country, but the relaxed 23-year-old takes any pressure that comes his way, on and off the field, in his substantial stride.
South Africans received a horrifying measure of just how bad their country’s rape crisis is with the release this week of a study in which more than a quarter of men admitted to having raped, and 46% of those said that they had raped more than once. The study, conducted by South Africa’s Medical Research Council, reveals a deeply rooted culture of violence against women, in which men rape in order to feel powerful, and do so with impunity, believing that their superiority entitles them to vent their frustrations on women and children. The men most likely to rape, the researchers found, were not the poorest, but those who had attained some level of education and income.