At least six dead and dozens wounded in Istanbul ‘attack’ blast | The Citizen

An explosion tore through a busy Istanbul shopping street on Sunday, killing six and wounding dozens in what Turkey’s president said bore the signs of a terror attack. Blast in Istanbul Police cordoned off an area around Istiklal, where crowds were dense on Sunday afternoon, and helicopters flew over the city centre as sirens sounded. “I was … Read more

Barrage “Surprise! You’re Dead” | SOUND KHARMA®

Barrage is a three piece Hard Rock/Metal band from Kansas City, Missouri formed in 2019. Their cover of Surprise! You’re Dead by Faith No More was released on October 31st. as part of the KC Goes 80’s compilation album set for release later this year. Barrage’s first EP “Sensory Overload” […] The post Barrage “Surprise! … Read more

Mpumalanga woman shot dead, shops looted during violent electricity protest | The Citizen

A 50-year-old woman was shot dead in Vosman near Witbank (Emalahleni) during massive and violent electricity protests in the KwaGuqa Extension, Mpumalanga on Monday night. Protest over power outages Residents embarked on the unrest on Monday morning, barricading the N4 road near KG Mall with stones and burning tires because they have not had electricity … Read more

Migos Rapper Takeoff Dead at 28 After Houston Shooting

Takeoff, one-third of rap group Migos, was shot and killed in Houston, Texas, in the early hours of November 1; the news was confirmed to Variety by a representative of the Houston Police Department on Tuesday morning. He was 28 years old. The musician, real name Kirshnik Khari Ball, was at a Houston bowling alley … Read more

Seven dead as taxi, car burst into flames after head-on KZN crash | The Citizen

At least seven lives were lost after a head-on collision between a minibus taxi and a Toyota Corolla on Monday night in Estcourt, KwaZulu-Natal. The fatal crash took place on Wembezi Road, with the deceased killed instantly, and others sustaining serious injuries, Arrive Alive reported. The minibus taxi is believed to have been travelling from … Read more

D. H. Peligro, Dead Kennedys Drummer, Dies at 63

Peligro made his recorded debut with Dead Kennedys on the 1981 EP In God We Trust, Inc., which includes their iconic hit “Nazi Punks Fuck Off” and famously marked the band’s first of many references railing against Ronald Reagan. Peligro’s hardcore drumming style continued in a modified form on the band’s sophomore album, 1982’s Plastic … Read more

16 dead, million seek shelter as Cyclone Sitrang hits Bangladesh | The Citizen

At least 16 people died after Cyclone Sitrang slammed into Bangladesh, forcing the evacuation of about a million people from their homes, officials said Tuesday. Cyclones — the equivalent of hurricanes in the Atlantic or typhoons in the Pacific — are a regular menace but scientists say climate change is likely making them more intense … Read more

Family of woman found dead on Lakeshore ER floor asks Quebec coroner to reopen investigation |

The family of an 86-year-old woman who was found dead on the floor of a Montreal-area emergency room last year is calling for a new investigation into the circumstances of her death following the release of a coroner’s report. Emmanuel Macarine and his sister Gilda told a news conference Tuesday a new investigation is needed … Read more

The Best Dia de los Muertos Movies to Help Honor the Dead

Dia de Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, traditionally occurs around the first of November as a time to honor ancestors, the deceased, and those who have entered the spiritual realm. The holiday originated in Mexico and spreads joy, love, remembrance to loved ones who’ve passed away. Many people pay tribute and celebrating … Read more