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Animals · Kingston

Horrifying video of a lion biting off a man's finger

Coverage: 17 sources
The incident occurred at Jamaica Zoo and involved a zoo attendant. In the short video, the man sticks his fingers through a fence with the large lion sitting on the other side. The man appears to be trying to pet the lion or otherwise get the creature's attention. That works, but perhaps not in the way he intended as the lion eventually locks on to the man's finger.See the Story
Europe · London

Mr Motivator held at gunpoint during traumatic robbery in Jamaica

50% Right coverage: 4 sources
The TV fitness guru said the incident happened in 2007 when he was living in Jamaica and friends were visiting one weekend. See the Story
Motorsport · Jamaica

National ID card unveiled

Historical Vehicle Association of Iran (HVAI) unveiled the first international ID card of historical vehicles in Iran. Iran is the 30th country of all 80 Members of FIVA which got the permission to issue this ID card for its historical vehicles. ID cards provide the opportunity to participate in international competitions and rallies.See the Story
Americas · Jamaica

Update | Four Clansman accused freed

Four of the defendants who were before the court in the Clansman-One Don Gang trial were this morning freed of gang-related charges. Six of the 25 counts that were levied against the 33 alleged members of the gang have been struck out by...See the Story
Americas · Jamaica

Clansman Gang Trial | Prosecution concedes insufficient evidence against at least four defendants

The prosecution in the Clansman-One Don Gang trial this morning conceded that it has not made out a case against at least four of the 33 defendants. The Crown said there is insufficient evidence to prove that Damaine Elleston, Rushane Williams...See the Story
Americas · Jamaica

Three now dead from Rose Heights birthday party shooting

WESTERN BUREAU: The death count from yesterday's shooting at a birthday party in Rose Heights, St. James, has climbed to three.  A woman is the latest fatal victim.See the Story
Americas · Jamaica

Skeng’s attorney expects positive outcome

Skeng, given name Kevaun Douglas, was reportedly involved in an altercation with a member of port security and was pepper-sprayed in the process. Prominent attorney-at-law Christopher Townsend, who is representing deejay Skeng, said that neither his client nor any member of his entourage were being disruptive during an altercation at the Norman Manley International Airport on Tuesday.See the Story
Americas · Jamaica

Kids forced to kneel on bottle corks

Kids forced to kneel on bottle corks The Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court heard yesterday that a Corporate Area man forced three of his stepchildren to kneel on metal bottle corks before beating them in their heads with a knife handle. Ossel Smith pleaded not guilty to one...See the Story
Americas · Jamaica

Downtown Kingston excited about filming of int’l crime series

Businesses in downtown Kingston say they are looking beyond the traffic congestion associated with the production of the international series Get Millie Black. Since Saturday, sections of King Street and Harbour Street have been cordoned off by the police to facilitate the shooting of the six-part series. While production has caused a traffic headache for several motorists and pedestrians, it has served as an economic boost for small businesses.See the Story

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