Ten dead, dozens missing as storm capsizes tourist boat in Thailand

​Thai navy divers prepared on Friday to search for dozens of mostly Chinese tourists missing after a storm capsized their diving boat off the resort island of Phuket. The commander of Phuket Provincial Police, Teerapol Tipcharoen, said the sea had calmed since Thursday evening’s accident and the search was ongoing. A navy deputy commander, Charoenpol… Read More Ten dead, dozens missing as storm capsizes tourist boat in Thailand

Texas woman shoots man for attempting to steal car with her kids in it

​A suspected carjacker is in the hospital after a North Texas woman shot him as he tried to take off in her SUV with her two young children in the backseat. The incident happened just after 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, when Dallas police say the woman stopped for gasoline at a Dallas Shell station. The… Read More Texas woman shoots man for attempting to steal car with her kids in it

Singapore proposes fines on Uber, Grab merger for reduction of competition

​Singapore’s anti-trust body proposed fines on ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber, provisionally finding that their merger had reduced competition and suggesting remedies such as the sale of their car-leasing businesses. The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) also warned that it may require the companies to unwind the merger depending on whether the remedies… Read More Singapore proposes fines on Uber, Grab merger for reduction of competition

Lagos police command issues warning over planned gathering of cult groups 

The Lagos State Police Command has warned cult members preparing to strike in any part of the state on Saturday, July 7 for a supremacy battle to drop their plan. The state Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, said this in a statement on Thursday. He vowed that the Force would crush any form of… Read More Lagos police command issues warning over planned gathering of cult groups 

Japan executes seven members of doomsday cult for 1995 sarin attack on Tokyo subway

​Japan executed on Friday the former leader of a doomsday cult and six other members of the group that carried out a sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995, killing 13 people and shattering the country’s myth of public safety. The Aum Shinrikyo, or Aum Supreme Truth cult, which mixed Buddhist and Hindu… Read More Japan executes seven members of doomsday cult for 1995 sarin attack on Tokyo subway