Log Lady of ‘Twin Peak’, Catharine Coulson dies at 71

Catherine Coulson — who portrayed Margaret Lanterman, the Log Lady in the surreal cult series “Twin Peaks” — died on Monday, according to her rep. Coulson was 71. She went back decades with “Twin Peaks” co- creator David Lynch, having been an assistant director on his first feature film, “Eraserhead.” Lynch thought she would be… Read More Log Lady of ‘Twin Peak’, Catharine Coulson dies at 71

2 dead, hundreds injured as Typhoon Dujuan hits Taiwan

Typhoon Dujuan walloped Taiwan with howling winds and sheets of rain, killing at least two people and injuring more than 300 before heading on to mainland China. The powerful storm made landfall late Monday on Taiwan’s east coast, pummeling the town of Suao with gusts as strong as 246 kph (153 mph). “The rain was… Read More 2 dead, hundreds injured as Typhoon Dujuan hits Taiwan

Court sentences police inspector to death by hanging for murder in Port Harcourt

Justice Adolphus Enebeli of Rivers State High Court yesterday sentenced a Police Inspector, Mr. Samuel Timothy to death by hanging. The Inspector shot dead one Onyekachi Nwasouba, a graduate of Industrial chemistry on November 10 , 2010 at No 34 Old Aba road, Port Harcourt at about 5am. The deceased reportedly pleaded that he was… Read More Court sentences police inspector to death by hanging for murder in Port Harcourt

13 killed as gunmen attack salary convoy of civil servants, in Democratic Republic of Congo

Thirteen people have been killed in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo in an attack on a convoy transporting some $40,000 (36,000 euros) in salaries for civil servants, Finance Minister Modeste Bahati said. The attack occurred on Sunday afternoon in the Uvira area of South Kivu. According to a military source and… Read More 13 killed as gunmen attack salary convoy of civil servants, in Democratic Republic of Congo

Imo communities should clean up their drainages- FERMA boss

The Director of Public Works, Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA, Godson Amos wants communities in Imo state to assist   the government in the cleaning of minor drainage system in their localities. He spoke during the inspection of federal roads at Awo-Idemili in Orsu Local Government Area. Amos said that if communities could make it their… Read More Imo communities should clean up their drainages- FERMA boss

Israeli soldiers harass journalists in West Bank

The IDF has suspended one officer and launched an investigation after a video emerged showing IDF soldiers attacking two journalists and destroying their cameras in the West Bank village of Beit Furik on Friday afternoon. The video, from Palestinian video production company Palmedia, shows the journalists from Agence France-Presse working near a group of IDF… Read More Israeli soldiers harass journalists in West Bank

20 dead in fresh Boko Haram attack in Borno

No fewer than 20 people were killed, while several others were injured as members of Boko Haram terrorists’ sect, Saturday night, invaded Malari and other communities in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State. However, Borno State Police Commissioner, Mr. Opadokun Aderemi, said that only nine people were killed, while 10 others were seriously injured.… Read More 20 dead in fresh Boko Haram attack in Borno