Bizarre: Woman willingly gets sold for Dh4,000 by her friends
Two Bangladeshi women in Ajman sold their friend to a policeman acting as a customer for Dh4,000 after persuading her she would make money from prostitution, press reports said on Monday.
The detective had called the two women and told them he was given their number to buy the girl but stipulated he must see her before paying.
After they agreed to his request, he went to their house and paid the money before taking the girl in his car. A police force waiting in that area raided that house and arrested the two women.
Ajman’s criminal court, which is trying them on human trade charges, adjourned sentence to February 28, newspapers said.
Aaron Ramsey's goal killed Whitney!
Everytime Arsenal midfielder scores it might be good for his team but someone somewhere is going to die.
Fans have summed up some bizarre coincidence saying that Ramsey's goal leads to a famous figure's death dies, reports the sun.
Whitney is supposedly the fourth in under a year. Her body was found hours after Ramsey, 21, netted during the Premier League game against Sunderland on Saturday.
The coincidences began last May when Ramsey scored against Man United. Next day Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden was killed.
In October he scored against Spurs, three days before Apple boss Steve Jobs died.
Later that month he scored against Marseille in the Champions League. Next day Libyan tyrant Colonel Gaddafi was shot.
Wonder when he will score next and who will be his next victim.
Dog bites TV anchor's face during show
A TV anchor in US state of Colorado had to be rushed to the hospital and undergo surgery after a dog on her show bit her in the face during a live segment.
Max, an 85-pound Argentine Mastiff, sunk its teeth into Kyle Dyer's face when she bent down to pet him during a morning show segment on KUSA-TV, the Daily Mail reported.
Dyer, who had been working at the station for over 15 years, had reconstructive surgery Wednesday. She is going to be out for several weeks for recovery.
The dog had survived a harrowing rescue from a freezing pond and was on the show as part of a mini-reunion between him and his rescuers.
Facebook users report Oprah dead instead of Whitney
Facebook users have mistaken the US chat show host Oprah for the recently deceased Whitney Houston, causing many to question: Is Oprah dead?
Several profile pages carried emotional messages such as “R.I.P Whitney Houston”, only to have an image of Oprah underneath, BuzzFeed reports.
Others thought the showbiz world suffered a double-whammy with both Oprah and Houston passing on the same day.
“I can’t believe both Oprah and Whitney have died. RIP, fly with the angels,” one Facebook user Jeff wrote.
At the time of writing, Oprah is reported to be alive.
Dating agencies turn away older women
In Singapore, it's actually no country for old women.
Dating agencies are turning away older women because men, regardless of age, are mostly interested in younger and prettier women.
Men also prefer younger women because they are more likely to bear children, reported AsiaOne.
Agencies do not accept female members over the age of 55 unless they look a lot younger. The agency found it difficult to match them with other men.
It also only accepts women who are pleasant-looking.
Female clients in their late 30s and 40s are generally only accepted by the agencies on a case-by-case basis.
Men, however, are not subjected to restrictions in age and looks. Apart from having to draw a salary of at least $3,000 a month, the only thing that men have to make sure of is their health.
Older women, however, are much less likely to marry a younger man. The option of a young, virile man from other countries is simply not available to them.
Women who have been divorced or widowed are also less likely to look for love again because they might be judged negatively by society for doing so. They also tend to focus more on their family and children.
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