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
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
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 video on your mobile device.) DEAR CAROLYN: When I was 18, my mother revealed that the father I grew up with was not my biological father. She claimed she didn’t even know my bio father and never contacted him again after their brief weekend fling at his college. The conversation we had was very emotional. Fast-forward 12 years, without any further conversation about this. I broached the subject again with her. This time, she eventually admitted she did know who he was. She showed me his Facebook profile, saying, “One of his daughters looks just like you.” She has known the entire time, but did not want to tell me because she feared I would contact
Anthony Bourdain is publicly processing the Mario Batali allegations with empathy, grief and a self-described guilty conscience.
China’s military sent fighter jets, bombers and surveillance aircrafts to patrol the self-governed island of Taiwan on Monday. The “island encirclement patrol” took place after a senior Chinese diplomat threatened that Beijing would invade Taiwan if any U.S. warships made port visits there. Aircrafts including H-6K bombers, Su-30 and J-11 fighter jets, and spy jets were all part of the aerial mission in which the jets flew over the Miyako Strait in Japan’s south and the Bashi Channel between Taiwan and the Philippines.
Dec 12, 2017
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