September 10, 2019

An Iranian female soccer fan caught trying to enter stadium set herself on fire and died

Iranian women wait behind the gates of Tehran's Azadi Stadium trying to convince security officers to let them in, Nov. 10, 2018. (Somaye Malekian/ABC News)(TEHRAN, Iran) — A female Iranian soccer fan who had been caught trying to enter the country's Azadi Stadium has died after setting herself on fire to protest her arrest. Sahar Khodayari, 30, had disguised herself as a man so she could watch Esteghlal, an Iranian soccer team, play against the UAE’s Al Ain in March. But once a stadiu..
September 10, 2019

French court rules employer responsible for worker’s death after sex

DNY59/iStock(PARIS) -- The Paris Court of Appeal made a ruling that during a business trip, an employer is liable for any employee accidents -- or an employee's death -- in just about any circumstance. Xavier, a railway construction technician, died of a heart attack while on a business trip in the Loiret province, about 60 miles south of Paris. The man was found dead at the home of a woman with whom he had just had sex. The case dates back to 2013. In its judgment dated May 27, 2019, relay..
September 10, 2019

Nigeria to evacuate citizens from South Africa after xenophobic attacks

omersukrugoksu/iStock(LONDON) — Nigeria will evacuate hundreds of its citizens from South Africa following a recent spate of violent attacks on foreign nationals living there, officials said. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari announced Monday afternoon that his government has "made arrangements for the immediate voluntary evacuation of all Nigerians in South Africa who are willing to return home." "We will continue to put pressure on the South African Government to take concrete and visible me..
September 10, 2019

‘We have to be very careful,’ Trump says of allowing Dorian evacuees into US

goralikus/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection denied on Monday that people fleeing the devastation in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian have been turned away from the United States by his agency because they did not have proper documentation. "We will accept anyone on humanitarian reasons that needs to come here," acting Commissioner Mark Morgan said during a news conference at the White House. "If your life is in jeopardy and you&#..