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Death of toddler sparks outrage in South Korea

Death of toddler sparks outrage in South Korea

World
Jan. 5 (UPI) -- South Koreans are petitioning for a heavier sentence for a couple charged with involuntary manslaughter and negligence after the death of a toddler. The death of the 16-month-old girl, identified only by her given name, Jeong-in, has sparked public outrage and debate in the country about the need for tougher laws against child abusers. South Koreans also have been paying tribute to the girl at a public memorial with toys, letters and cards, local network MBC reported on Tuesday. Advertisement Jeong-in was adopted by a couple seeking a companion for their 4-year-old biological daughter last January. According to local press reports, the girl was hospitalized in October with bruises and bone fractures. Several wounds also were identified on the toddler's head, and the child ...
Colombia warlord’s son tapped to lead victims’ program, sparking outrage

Colombia warlord’s son tapped to lead victims’ program, sparking outrage

World
May 21 (UPI) -- The Colombian government this week named the son of one of the country's most notorious warlords to run a program meant for victims of its long-running civil war. Survivors and victims' rights groups expressed outrage with the selection of Jorge Rodrigo Tovar to operate the program run out of the interior ministry created to compensate victims. Tovar's father, Rodrigo Tovar, known as Jorge 40, has been accused of nearly 400 massacres. Tovar, leader of the Northern Bloc of the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC), was blamed for the torture and dismemberment of 60 peasant farmers in 2000 among other crimes. He was extradited to the United States in 2008 and is serving a 16-year sentence for drug trafficking. "It's not just because he's Jorge 40's son," Colombia Sen...
Justin Bieber sparks outrage with April Fools pregnancy prank

Justin Bieber sparks outrage with April Fools pregnancy prank

Entertainment
Since Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin tied the knot, fans have waited with baited breathe for any baby news, especially after the pair welcomed their baby puppy on Instagram.Stunning his 107million Instagram followers yesterday with a scan pic, the 25-year-old sent his fans into a frenzy.But the Love Yourself singer later revealed it was all a hoax, replacing the baby on the scan with a little puppy as a playful April Fools.Unfortunately many did not see the humour in the fake pregnancy prank. Related Articles Adding fuel to the fire, he followed up the original snap with a shot of Hailey being attended to by doctors as she cradled what looked like a baby bump.Teasing all, Bieber wrote: “If you thought it was April Fools.”Once the star revealed all was a joke, ...
Kim Kardashian graphic snap of BARE privates sparks outrage

Kim Kardashian graphic snap of BARE privates sparks outrage

Entertainment
The reality TV star and business mogul has shocked fans by posting a picture of her bare nether regions on her Kim Kardashian Twitter account.Khloe Kardashian's sister posted the photo of her naked body to promote her new KKW Body fragrance.The fragrance, which is launching on April 30, has been inspired by her naked body.As well as her privates, the photo also saw Kylie Jenner's sibling flash her bare underboob.TWITTER/KIM KARDASHIANX-RATED: Kim shared a picture of her naked privates on TwitterTWITTER/KIM KARDASHIANEYE-POPPING: She also shared a picture of her braless chest to promote her perfume “So f***ing embarrassing” Kim KardashianThe 37-year-old made sure maintained most of her modesty up top though by covered one nipple with her hand and blurring out the other.D...
Logan Paul: Outrage over YouTuber's dead body video

Logan Paul: Outrage over YouTuber's dead body video

Technology
An American YouTube star has prompted a barrage of criticism after he posted a video which showed the body of an apparent suicide victim in Japan.The video showed Logan Paul and friends at the Aokigahara forest at the base of Mt Fuji, known to be a frequent site of suicides.Going in to film the "haunted" forest, they come across a dead body and are shocked, but also make jokes.Online comments have called the video "disrespectful" and "disgusting".The video was uploaded on Sunday and had millions of views on Youtube before it was taken down.Logan Paul, who has more than 15 million subscribers on Youtube, has since posted an apology on Twitter, saying he had been "misguided by shock and awe".Japan has one of the highest rates of suicide in the developed world. Aokigahara has a tragic reputat...