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Dog [Illustrative]
Florida dog carjacks vehicle, drives in circles for hours

It turns out that the owner, who asked to remain anonymous, left the car running, and the mischievous canine shifted gears and put it in reverse before driving at top speed.

24/11/2019
Adolf Hitler
House Hitler was born in will become a police station, Austria says

"The house's future use by the police should send an unmistakable signal that this building will never again evoke the memory of National Socialism," Interior Minister Wolfgang Peschorn said.

By REUTERS
20/11/2019
Jugs and vessels found at the archaeological dig
Archaeological crime gang uncovered in Italy, 10,000 artifacts recovered

Among the areas ransacked were sites that dated back to the 4th and 5th centuries BC, when the coast of southern Italy was dotted with ancient Greek colonies.

By REUTERS
19/11/2019
Harry Styles and Ben Winston August 6, 2018.
Harry Styles wows SNL crowd with new song

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
17/11/2019
Arizona Rep. Gosar evokes aliens, Epstein’s death, as impeachment begins

The Republican from Arizona employed acrostic to spell Area 51 and ‘Epstein didn’t kill himself.’

Neil Young has US citizenship application held up over marijuana use

The Canadian singer-songwriter wants to vote in next year's Presidential election

By DONNA RACHEL EDMUNDS
14/11/2019
Prison cell block
Man requests release from life in prison because he 'briefly died'

“Schreiber is either still alive, in which case he must remain in prison, or he is actually dead, in which case this appeal is moot,” Judge Amanda Potterfield wrote.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
10/11/2019
A diamond ring
Teen finds owner of engagement ring lost at the beach

“I feel like I need to return this to the owner. They deserve it they purchased it, it's not mine. So, I was like I should return this and not keep it for myself,” Sinks told News 12 New Jersey.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
02/11/2019
Muslim woman
Indonesian man from Islamic advisory org caned for adultery

Mukhlis bin Muhammad, 46, a member of the Aceh Ulema Council (MPU), was caned 28 times on Thursday in a public park by a religious officer, the official said.

By REUTERS
01/11/2019
Talk
A woman spends four years texting her dead father, gets a text back

Chastity Patterson lost her father several years ago and texted her late dad’s number as a way of keeping him in her life, she got a text back.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
30/10/2019
U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein (C) appears in court where he pleaded guilty to two prostitution char
Jeffrey Epstein autopsy suggests homicide - Forensic pathologist

Epstein was found dead in his jail cell in August while being held without bail on sex trafficking charges.

30/10/2019
INAUGURATION CEREMONY of the new Knesset in Jerusalem, August 30, 1966.  (Wikimedia Commons)
Forming a government

As we seem to be forever mired in elections in the Holy Land, what sort of government would you each like to see established as quickly as possible?

By PAM PELED , DANIT SHEMESH , TZIPPI SHA-KED
24/10/2019
Israeli arrested in Venice after locking teller in currency exchange stand

Unsatisfied with the exchange rate, the man reacted violently, entering the stand, closing the blinds and locking himself inside with the teller.

By IDAN ZONSHINE
23/10/2019
Professor fired after claiming polar bears are thriving in climate change

“When push came to shove, UVic threw me under the bus rather than stand up for my academic freedom,” said Crockford.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
22/10/2019
Sacha Baron Cohen makes Nazi analogy to slam Zuckerberg’s Facebook policy

In a tweet thread, Cohen wrote that Zuckerberg allowing offensive speech on Facebook is like a restaurant welcoming antisemites who shout antisemitic insults.

By BEN SALES/JTA
19/10/2019
Woman arrested in Philippines for wearing string bikini

The Taiwanese woman, who has not been named, wore a string bikini on the famous white-sand beaches on October 9, according to the Philippines News Agency (PNA).

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
15/10/2019
Climate activist climbs on top of plane at London airport

Extinction Rebellion has been active all over the UK as part of their week of action, which has resulted in roads being closed to the House of Parliament and other notable landmarks.

11/10/2019
‘FOR THOSE of us lucky enough to be born in the Cape
Back to school (in sunny South Africa)

On the surface, things look the same, but peek a little closer and it’s all falling apart.

Summer pasta salads 1
Woman hospitalized after confusing wasabi for avocado

An ultrasound revealed “some dysfunction in her heart’s left ventricle,” which persisted for several days.

By LAURA E. ADKINS/JTA
06/10/2019
A crocodile spotted in the northern moshav of Beit Hanania
Amazon helps deliver crocodile-spotting drones in Australia

"It gives them a second set of eyes over the top of the human element to try and make it safer for crocodiles and the humans."

By REUTERS
26/09/2019
Toilet paper
Autistic student given 'quiet workspace' over a toilet

Funding limitations led staff to try repurposing the bathroom, which was used for storage, superintendent Greg Baker said. No student used the space during the school day, he added.

By KRISTIN LAM/USA TODAY/TNS
25/09/2019
Woman given IV drip used by HIV patient at Kaplan Medical Center

The HIV patient gave birth as well, after the mistake was discovered the woman was taken off the IV drip.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
25/09/2019
U.S. military apologizes for threatening youth

Alongside a photo of military men and women standing at attention in uniform in front of a B-2 stealth bomber, it read, "The last thing #Millennials will see if they attempt the #area51raid today."

By REUTERS
22/09/2019
Warning sign near secret Area 51 base in Nevada.
Alien enthusiasts descend on Nevada desert near secretive U.S. base

"It's happening. There was no stopping it," said Connie West, adding that some visitors had come from as far away as Australia and New Zealand.

By REUTERS
20/09/2019
Russia arrests shaman who vowed to banish 'demon' Putin from the Kremlin

"The shaman’s actions may be eccentric, but the Russian authorities’ response is grotesque," Amnesty's Russia Director Natalia Zviagina said in a statement.

By REUTERS
19/09/2019
Nick Carter seeks restraining order against brother Aaron Carter

Aaron Carter, who has been singing since he was a child, fired back at his older brother for hours on Twitter, saying in part that he was cutting ties with Nick.

By CHRISTIE D’ZURILLA/LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS)
18/09/2019
A doctor prepares eggs and sperm for an attempt at artificial insemination
Semen explosion at bull artificial insemination plant, 'projectiles' fly

"The liquid inside the cylinders was rapidly expanding and essentially the lids of the cryogenic cylinders were just popping off the top and projectiles were being thrown from the building."

22/09/2019
Juventus fans threaten to chant racist slogans if not offered free tickets

The Italian soccer world has long been struggling with a problem of racism in its stadiums.

Newfound comet likely an 'interstellar visitor,' scientists say

The comet, an apparent amalgam of ice and dust, is expected to make its closest approach to the sun on December 8.

By REUTERS
13/09/2019
Warning sign near secret Area 51 base in Nevada.
Dutch YouTubers arrested trying to enter Area 51

The two men told police that they had seen the signs on the highway warning that this was a restricted area, but they nonetheless wanted to look at the facility.

13/09/2019
baseball Israel
The all-time Jewish baseball team roster, according to an Israeli museum

Let the debating begin...

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
06/09/2019
Adolf Hitler
Hitler's last living relative convicted of pedophilia

The man was convicted and fined €800 ($886).

By LEON SVERDLOV
05/09/2019
Loch Ness monster might just be a giant eel, say scientists

"We can't exclude the possibility that there's a giant eel in Loch Ness...," said New Zealand's University of Otago professor Neil Gemmell.

By REUTERS
05/09/2019
shwarma [illustrative]
10,000 NIS for an order of shwarma? "It's the owner's work system."

Three weeks later, duped tourists still not reimbursed for ‘mistake.’

By MAARIV ONLINE
04/09/2019
God is on our side

There is no get-out-of-jail-free card. Be aware of your behaviors

By TZIPPI SHA-KED , PAM PELED , DANIT SHEMESH
28/08/2019
otter
Escaped petting zoo otter found in Galilee

Otters are generally very docile creatures, making otter attacks rare and unusual. The hikers were instructed to get vaccinated for rabies in case of possible infection.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
25/08/2019
astronaut Anne McClain during training at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston
Marital dispute escalates in alleged first space crime

220 miles above the earth's surface apparently wasn't far enough to escape this argument.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
25/08/2019
Xbox players were also exposed to eavesdropping

Microsoft joins its friends Amazon, Apple, and Facebook in listening to recordings made by its voice command services.

By OMRI RON
24/08/2019
Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, AOC star in 'Simpsons' clip

"They shouldn't be in America," sings Trump to the tune of West Side Story. "No one but me in America/ No taxes for me in America/ This is my natural hair-ica..."

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
22/08/2019
Italian millionaire Gianluca Vacchi ‘Trumps it’ on social media

Heir to the IMA fortune, Vacchi retired from the working life at age 45 and now spends his time promoting his gospel of “enjoying life,” usually on yachts with models.

Nazi Swastika
German amusement park closes ride that resembles swastika

The ride, at the "Tatzmania" theme park in Löffingen, in southwestern Germany, is called "Alderflug" [Eagle's Flight in German] and has eagle-shaped cars connected to a spinning axis.

By ALEX WINSTON
21/08/2019
A seismograph records volcanic activity in Indonesia's North Sumatra province Sept. 2010
11 earthquakes shake up Kansas in 5 days

A moderately strong earthquake is expected to occur in Kansas about every 40 to 45 years, according to the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America.

20/08/2019
Ferdinand Porsche
Nazi car made by Ferdinand Porsche goes unsold at auction

A clerical mistake ruined the auctioning of the car, which was manufactured for a race from Berlin to Rome that never happened.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
20/08/2019
Isle of Dogs
Pooches undergo training at Ontario's Stratford Festival

The dogs were lucky enough to have sat through a performance of “Billy Elliot: The Musical”

Tweet goes viral after being sent from a smart fridge

After having all her electronics confiscated, one fifteen year old uses her family's smart fridge to use twitter with explosive results.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
18/08/2019
Human-sized penguins once roamed the South Pacific - study

“When the Crossvallia species were alive, New Zealand and Antarctica were very different from today – Antarctica was covered in forest and both had much warmer climates."

A father of four won NIS 28 million for choosing the winning lottery numbers at a Mifal Hayis booth
Haredi pauper hits the jackpot in lottery

Siman Tov summed up his feelings when he said emotionally, "Thank you, Father in Heaven."

Elvis Presley meeting Richard Nixon on December 21, 1970.
Netflix series fulfills Elvis’s dream of being federal agent

“From the time Elvis was a young boy he always dreamed of being the superhero fighting crime and saving the world!” said Priscilla Presley.

18/08/2019
Rapper staged kidnapping to promote album

He pleaded guilty to crimes carrying a minimum of 47 years in prison.

By STEPHEN REX BROWN/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS
17/08/2019
Actor Peter Fonda dead at age 79 -report

The "Easy Rider" actor was the son of Henry Fonda and the brother of Jane Fonda, who said of her last days with him that "he went out laughing."

By REUTERS
17/08/2019
Marmite spread on toast
Brexit consolation prize: Marmite peanut butter spread

One consumer tweeted: “This is more controversial than Brexit!!"

The 'salmon cannon' nearly breaks the internet, but what is it?

The "salmon cannon", created by Whoosh Innovations has been around since 2014, is a fish handling and transfer system that assists in helping salmon and other migrating fish over dams and structures.

Amsterdam councilor dons yellow burka for Pride parade

The stunt was in response to a new law by the Dutch government that came into effect last week, which banned the wearing of face-covering garments such as a burka or niqab in public institutions.

By ALEX WINSTON
07/08/2019
Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince: New pals or just rumors?

Rumors are flying saying that the prince has been giving Lohan lavish gifts and flying her around in his private jet.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
05/08/2019
Prison cell block
Brazilian gangster attempts prison break dressed up as daughter

Clauvino da Silva, known as "Baixinho" which means "Shorty", attempted to brazenly walk out past the guards in western Rio de Janeiro's Gericinó jail.

By ALEX WINSTON
05/08/2019
A German shepherd dog takes a test during an annual cynologist competition, held by members of the r
BBC documentary about man who trained dog to make the Nazi salute panned

Mark Meechan, 31, told the program his video was freedom of speech and called it “edgy humor.”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
05/08/2019
Trump cheers as rapper A$AP Rocky freed in Swedish assault case

The judge, Per Lennerbrant, said the three were free to leave the country ahead of his verdict due on Aug. 14 - a ruling that in Sweden often points to an acquittal.

By REUTERS
02/08/2019
U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein (C) appears in court where he pleaded guilty to two prostitution char
Jeffrey Epstein’s dark fantasies about women, genetics, and fertility

Epstein held special events for years in which he openly discussed his outlandish dreams of ‘improving humanity' with his own DNA and freezing his head and sex-organ after death.

72nd Cannes Film Festival - After the screening of the film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" in compe
Quentin Tarantino and Daniella Pick wow fans on the red carpet

The couple “were every inch the loved-up newlyweds as they embraced on the red carpet."

Trump retweets ‘Democrats enemy of state,’ Twitter deletes culprit account

The suspended Twitter account also had posts that claimed Hillary and Bill Clinton harvest pineal glands from children.

Jessica Alba’s Twitter hacked, pro-Hitler tweets posted

The hate-filled, obscenity-laced tweets were quickly deleted.

Clown causes bloody brawl on British cruise

During the fight, cutlery, plates and furniture were reportedly seen flying through the air and passengers including young children ran for cover.

By MAARIV ONLINE , BENJY SINGER
29/07/2019
whale shark eilat
Sharks are aggregating in Israel, says Haifa researcher

Furthermore, because sharks aren’t kosher, they’re not being fished for “and we've created somewhat of a safe haven for them, unlike in many nearby regions,” he said.

‘Orange Is the New Black’
After 'Orange is New Black': Scottish officials crack down kosher inmates

“You don’t have to be Jewish to love Levy’s,” but you do have to be Jewish to get kosher eats these days in the Scottish prison system.

Thai veterinarian Phimchanok Srongmongkul holds a baby tiger cub after feeding at the Wildlife Healt
Seven tiger cubs found dead in Vietnam

This is not the only arrest of smugglers this week in South East Asia - There was a record seizure in Singapore of nine tons of ivory and a stash of pangolin scales on its way to Vietnam.

Sweden rebuffs Trump’s request to ‘treat Americans fairly!’

Sweden maintains it has an independent judicial system and that US singer A$AP Rocky will go on trial next week.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
27/07/2019
Charles River
IDF veteran chases down, tackles man who flashed her

Aia told Boston's WCVB, “When I was holding him down, he was terrified. He was really really scared. He picked the wrong victim.”

By ALEX WINSTON
25/07/2019
Gay orgy, drug party busted by Vatican police

The priest who lives in the apartment was arrested and sent to detox; he is now on a spiritual retreat.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
24/07/2019
Row, row, row your boat

‘What blessings can I give this child? With what shall he be blessed?” lilts a chilling Hebrew song played incessantly on Remembrance Day for the Fallen of Israel’s Wars

Selling Drugs
Aussie driver crashes into police car with $140m worth of drugs in van

The driver was arrested and charged with drug supply and negligent driving and is due in court on Tuesday.

By REUTERS
23/07/2019
Siemens head receives threats from ‘Adolf Hitler’ email

On July 12, Joe Kaeser took it to Twitter to denounce the threats, posting the message sent from '[email protected]' earlier this month.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
19/07/2019
Want to know what you'll look like in 50 years?

New security concerns over app that allows you to age your face

'Wasn't there room for Jack on the door?'

Brad Pitt weighed in, saying, “That is funny... I’m gonna go back and look now, shoot.”

Baby crying [Illustrative]
Baby's genitals amputated after botched circumcision by nurse

"I didn't know what went on in the operation room," explained the father. "I only had someone tell me, 'Come take your daughter!'"

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
15/07/2019
The 1st heavy metal knitting competition took place in Finland on July 11, 2019
World's first heavy metal knitting competition rocks Finland

Eva, one of the teams in the championship, represented Israel.

14/07/2019
Over a million people RSVP to Facebook event to 'Storm Area 51'

The tongue-in-cheek event has garnered a lot of attention online because the internet.

13/07/2019
Plain-clothes police officers escort the suspect for the murder of American biologist Suzanne Eaton
Missing American scientist found dead in Nazi bunker in Crete

Local police investigates the murder of Suzanne Eaton, an American scientist who went for a morning run and never returned.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
19/07/2019
Actor John Turturro
Big Lebowski character The Jesus to return in new film

John Turturro will repeat his show-stealing turn as outrageous, gay, ex-con bowler The Jesus in the upcoming film, which he is also directing and directing.

Chella Man
New Titans actor is trans, Asian, deaf – and Jewish

“Keeping my cultures around my neck at all times. I am half Jewish-mom’s side, half Chinese-dad’s side. Proud to be Chinese. Proud to be Jewish. Grateful for my family’s acceptance on both sides.”

Nicki Minaj arrives at Tidal's office in Oslo, Norway March 4, 2019
Ten artists hit by human rights criticism over concerts

Here are 10 artists who have drawn flak for agreeing to play in countries that have been criticized over human rights.

By REUTERS
11/07/2019
Israel guide dogs
Vets suggest Sderot dogs should be given medical cannabis

Sderot, like other southern towns, experienced rocket attacks by Hamas. Now it seems its dogs suffer from stress.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
07/07/2019
Satan and a Jewish Woman Give Birth to ISIS in an Iraqi TV Satire
Egyptian writer tweets about Jews 'stealing good energy'

The young writer, who usually writes satire for television, also tweeted that he believes in conspiracy theories.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
07/07/2019
Nicki Minaj to perform in Saudi Arabia; Joss Stone deported from Iran

In a post on Instagram, singer Joss Stone says she “got detained” and then “got deported” from the Islamic Republic.

04/07/2019
entebbe
4X4: Four Jewish things that happened on the 4th of July

From the heroic 1976 Operation Entebbe back to the 1187 battle that claimed the Holy Land for Saladin – American independence is not the only monumental event that happened today.

Pilot arrests 'God' aboard Delta flight, returns to Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican police then took custody of a man identified as Carlos Ramirez, 30, and the case was taken over by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, police said in a statement.

By REUTERS
03/07/2019
Norwegian Cruise Line ship
Norwegian cruise line to offer kosher food for no extra fee

Passengers will be able to have kosher food on all cruises as long as they order them 30-days in advance.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
02/07/2019
AT LEAST eight types of Jellyfish populate Israeli waters, most of which don’t sting
Massive swarm of jellyfish heading for Israeli coasts

According to a report from Walla, the swarm is moving swiftly north and may consist of tens of millions of jellyfish.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
04/07/2019
Satan and a Jewish Woman Give Birth to ISIS in an Iraqi TV Satire
Egyptian writer Hesham Mansour tweets about killing Jews

The young writer, who usually writes satire for television, also tweeted that he believes in conspiracy theories.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
01/07/2019
Nurse
Nonprofit hospital sues hundreds of its own employees for medical debts

Asked how she manages to make ends meet, one employee replied that she doesn't. "It's killing me, killing me softly," she said.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
30/06/2019
Reality TV star Kim Kardashian
Kardashian registers "Kimono" as UNESCO heritage underwear

Called "solutionwear", the reality TV star wrote on Twitter that her newest line "celebrates and enhances the shape and curves of women."

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
28/06/2019
U.S. Democratic congressional Rep. Ilhan Omar attended a gun violence prevention roundtable before s
Ilhan Omar breaks the Internet with 'Purple Rain' dance video

In the video, Omar, who’s wearing a black shirt, purple blazer and a matching purple head covering, sways her body modestly while standing in the bathroom and putting on lipstick.

Joshua Kushner and Karlie Kloss at the Met Gala, May 6, 2019
Joshua Kushner and supermodel Karlie Kloss celebrate nuptials in Wyoming

Joshua Kushner is the younger brother of US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared, who is married to the president's daughter, Ivanka.

The banana was concealed under a plastic bag
Man who robbed bank with banana gets jail sentence

Vonderdell eventually managed to leave with £1,200 in cash, while the concealed item was later revealed to be a banana.

By ALEX WINSTON
20/06/2019
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