According to Anthony Fontana, the school board president for Vermilion Parish in Louisiana, the school board's office was hit with a slew of death threats Tuesday after news broke about a teacher being handcuffed after questioning a board member's pay raise.
The posh company which supplies lingerie to the British Monarch has lost its royal status following publication of a book revealing intimate details surrounding royal bra fittings.
Blown away by an intricate installation he saw in the fifth game of the Grand Theft Auto series, one man decided to make a real one for himself.
While residents of Ho Chi Minh City swelter through boiling hot days, these three cute fluff balls have found the best method to cool down.
The legislation requiring all new public restrooms - both men's and women's - to be equipped with diaper changing stations has sparked intense debate on social media.
A Swedish zoo has sparked national outrage with its practice of putting down perfectly healthy lions which are deemed "excessive," which puts it in the same league as fellow Nordic menageries that slaughter surplus animals.
Elementary school children at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and School received an extraordinary homework assignment, which prompted outrage across social media.
The video aired by the children's TV channel KIKA that implicitly promotes romantic relationships between local girls and supposedly much older migrants has sparked controversial reactions among social media users.
The famous vlogger was harshly criticized all over the world for uploading an astonishing video showing the body of a suicide victim in Japan’s “suicide forest” to his channel. Despite the removal of the video and his apology, the incident has been in the spotlight for nearly two weeks now.
A young man who once dreamt of petting a horse has showered affection on a neighbor’s animal, perhaps a little too much affection.
Apart from drinking, gambling is Finland's most widespread addiction, often seen as a national affliction. To curb this scourge, Finnish health experts plan to resort to an unorthodox method: treat people with obsessive gambling problems using a nasal spray.
There are plenty of heartwarming stories about people across the world whose life dramatically changed for the better after a picture of them spread across social media. Sputnik has decided to take a look at those stories.
A Louisiana middle school teacher was removed from a Vermillion Parish school board meeting in handcuffs Monday evening after she questioned why the school district superintendent was receiving a $38,000 raise when rank-and-file teachers and support staff haven’t gotten a pay raise in years.
A Japanese astronaut, currently on a mission in space, fears that his sudden growth spurt might affect his chances to return to Earth.
The man jumped into action after the local emergency services took their sweet time arriving at the scene.
A Turkish scientist has made a startling revelation about advanced technologies that apparently existed in antediluvian times, including ships made of steel, unmanned aircraft and cellular networks.
US President Donald Trump continues to fascinate the Swedish media, and is their most written about personality by far. The Expressen tabloid daily has taken verbal attacks against the US leader to the next level by quoting a Swedish professor who "jokingly" suggested that the president may suffer from advanced syphilis.
Sweden's leading striker through the ages, Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has decried racism in the Swedish media in a bitter rant which aired on French TV.
Swedish clothing giant H&M has landed in hot water over "racist overtones" in its latest children's collection, which featured a black boy with a "coolest monkey in the jungle" hoodie. Following the uproar, H&M apologized for the inconvenience it had caused.
A joke cryptocurrency created five years ago has witnessed a sudden increase in price, transforming it from a gag into a serious contender in the world of crypto finance.
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