A famous Chinese "rooftopping" enthusiast has unwittingly filmed his own death as he fell from a 62-story skyscraper during one of his trademark daredevil stunts. Wu Yongning, 26, was performing pull-ups at the summit of the Huayuan Hua Center, one of the tallest buildings in Changsha, in central China, when he lost his grip and fell. Wu had amassed thousands of followers on Weibo, a popular Chinese social media site, after posting dramatic short videos showing himself perched atop tall buildings without the use of safety equipment.
An east Tennessee middle-schooler is speaking out after an emotional Facebook video about being bullied. In the widely-shared video, Keaton Jones describes how fellow students poured milk on him and stuffed food in his clothes. Support in the form of comforting messages flooded in for the student over the weekend. Now, his mother is addressing the backlash on social media over some of her other posts which show her and her son with Confederate flags. "I had enough of it. They had said that someone was going to beat me up in lunch so I texted my mom and I said 'what do I do here?'" Keaton told CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann. Asked whose idea it was to make the video, Keaton said, "It
On what would have been Landon's fifth birthday, his mom, Jillian Johnson, managed to sideline her grief to speak out about the death of her baby boy. Jillian has struggled with wanting to share what happened to Landon for a long time, but feared what others would say and how she would be judged.
(Click here if you are having trouble viewing the gallery and video on your mobile device.) DEAR AMY: My boyfriend and I have been on/off for the last five years. During the time we were apart, he had another girlfriend. I didn’t know about her. He and I maintained a “friends with benefits” relationship during our breaks. After I became pregnant with his child, I found out that they were very serious. I learned that she was pregnant, too. Our sons were born nine days apart. They are no longer together, and he and I are trying to work things out, but I can’t seem to let their relationship go. I know that Facebook isn’t “life,” but it bothers me that their entire relationship was broadcast on FB,
The family of the alleged ISIS-inspired Port Authority bomber said they were “heartbroken” by the attack on Monday and blasted law enforcement agencies for what they claimed were heavy-handed tactics by investigators. “We are heartbroken by the violence that was targeted at our city today and by the allegations being made against a member of our family,” said the statement read by Albert Fox Cahn, the Legal Director for the NY Chapter Council for Islamic Relations. “But we’re also outraged by the behavior of the law enforcement officials who held children as small as 4 years old out in the cold and who pulled a teenager out of high school classes to interrogate him without lawyer, without his
Anthony Bourdain is publicly processing the Mario Batali allegations with empathy, grief and a self-described guilty conscience.
"I am asking for help to share Nicole’s story so that other young women and men that know their bodies and know that there is something wrong."
Dec 12, 2017
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