A 54-year-old multimillionaire Chinese businessman has bulldozed the wooden huts and muddy roads where he grew up - and built luxury homes for the people who lived there.Xiong Shuihua was born in Xiongkeng village in the city of Xinyu, southern China and said that his family had always been well looked after and supported by residents in his childhood.So when he ended up making millions in the s
A three-old-boy has shot and killed his mother as she changed his young sister's nappy in Tulsa, Oklahoma.The 26-year-old was shot in the head with a 'large calibre' weapon after the child found it under the sofa in Tulsa, Oklahoma.Police say that the child kept saying, 'Mommy shot,' before he was taken away for interview by police.Sergeant Dave Walker said, 'There were several guns in the house:
Phillip Hughes, the Australia batsman struck on the head by a bouncer two days ago, has died.The 25-year-old passed away after injuries sustained while batting for South Australia against New South Wales at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday.Hughes, who was wearing a protective helmet, collapsed face first onto the pitch after being hit by a ball on the back, lower left side of his head from pac
A mum is distraught after her five-year-old girl, Shauna, was hit and dragged by a car after her schoolbag was hooked to the pickup up truck.Shauna and her brother Quincy, 9, were on their way home from school in Rhodesfield, Ekurhuleni when Shauna was knocked down.The driver of the municipal truck that allegedly hit her did not stop until another vehicle stopped the him. According to Shauna'
South African singer Kelly Khumalo has reportedly made it clear she saw nothing wrong with launching her new album just one month after Senzo's death."I will carry on. I owe it to my children and my fans," she said.Kelly told the media she had a responsibility towards her two children and fans who had supported her since 2005.This was after she was asked why she was not taking time off from the mu
A Peruvian man known for his environmentalism has married another tree at a national park in Bogota, Columbia on Sunday.Richard Torres symbolically married the tree as a way to promote caring for trees in Columbia, and in an effort to encourage the rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia to plant trees instead of inciting war, according to the Associated Press.While Torres' nuptials s
52-year-old Christina Beaumont from Melbourne was swallowed by a three-metre deep sink hole while hanging out her washing in her back garden.The mother-of-six was forced to tread the water for 20-minutes until neighbours luckily heard her cries for help and called the fire brigade.Ms Beaumont was then heaved out of the hole with ropes.After her rescue, Ms Beaumont collapsed in her home – but tes
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