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Would real Warren Buffett please stand up? Fake account’s life advice goes viral

A Twitter account, purporting to be that of the world’s third-wealthiest person, Warren Buffett, has gone viral after it shared some tips. Thousands of users, including businessmen and politicians, have taken the bait. A touch of wisdom from one of the most successful people in the world could be a good thing. Now life advice, going under the big name ...

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‘Defend yourself from knife attack’: Community organizer's instructional video goes viral

As London struggles to get to grips with a knife-crime crisis, one community organizer decided to make a video telling people what to do if they are confronted by someone carrying a blade and the advice has gone viral. In the video, Londoner Garvin Snell and his 13-year-old son, Kyian, outline the best technique for dealing with an attack. “We ...

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Victim in viral Russian jail torture video granted state protection

Russian inmate Evgeny Makarov, whose brutal beating by more than a dozen of correctional officers was filmed and sparked public outrage after going viral, was placed under state protection. Read more Makarov received documents designating him as a victim in the prisoner abuse case on Wednesday, the Public Verdict Foundation, a human rights group which represents him, said in a ...

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‘Pro-Russia’ t-shirts at Trump rally go viral, sending Democrats into meltdown

Two ardent Republicans expressed their support for US President Donald Trump — and their disdain for the Democratic Party — in a fairly original way during a rally held by the president in Ohio at the weekend. Cleveland photographer Jeremy Pelzer spotted the two friends, who had travelled from the city of Delaware to attend the Trump rally, wearing matching ...

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Viral drone VIDEO slammed over dangerously close flyby to superjumbo jet

The drone community has condemned an operator for reckless flying after footage released this week showed a drone coming dangerously close to the world’s largest commercial passenger jet, the Airbus A380. Filmed at Plaine Magnien Airport on the tropical island of Mauritius, the video shows the take-off of an Emirates A380. As the jet starts to ascend, it becomes apparent ...

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‘Creepiest person in America’: Peter Strzok’s bizarre congressional testimony goes viral

One particular moment from Peter Strzok’s raucous congressional hearing left Twitter users confounded and disturbed, even prompting Donald Trump Jr to label the FBI agent “the creepiest person in America.” Strzok faced the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees on Thursday to answer questions about his conduct during the 2016 investigations into Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. READ MORE: FBI’s Strzok ...

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Shocking viral video of unarmed woman’s arrest by gun-toting police sparks LAPD response (VIDEO)

A viral video showing numerous heavily-armed police officers training their weapons on an unarmed woman has prompted a response from the Los Angeles Police Department, which says there is more to the situation than meets the eye. The police officers swooped on a dark-colored Lexus in Inglewood, California, on Monday. Footage filmed by a passerby shows the moment at least ...

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Angry mob lynches five in India as rumors of child kidnapping go viral on WhatsApp

A mob in India’s Maharashtra state lynched five men they suspected of being child kidnappers. One of the victims reportedly addressed a local child, which immediately triggered the violence. The attack comes amid rumors on WhatsApp about gangs of child kidnappers spearing across the country.  The victims were reportedly begging in a village near the city of Dhule. When one of ...

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Police slammed for tasing unarmed black man as VIDEO of him writhing in pain goes viral

Disturbing footage of a police officer using a stun gun on an unarmed black man has gone viral. Concerned citizens took to Facebook to slam police for excessive use of force and giving “confusing” instructions to suspects. Police in the city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania say they received a call on Thursday morning, claiming there was “a male with a bat.” ...

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Real friend, fake croc? Debunking the viral ‘man vs alligator’ video

An incredible video of a man apparently rescuing his friend from an approaching crocodile has been doing the rounds online, with many stunned viewers commending him for his bravery. However, all is not as it seems. Social media users are sharing a video of a man in a what looks like a river, desperately trying to swim away from a ...

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