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This is the incredible moment a Malaysian mugger is given a taste of his own medicine.
Astonishing footage has surfaced of a woman turning the tables on a bag-snatcher, riding off on his scooter after he robbed her purse in broad daylight.
The CCTV vision, which was captured somewhere in Malaysia, shows the hijab-wearing woman walking down an alleyway when the mugger pulls up beside her on a moped.
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“ABC has ruined ‘The Muppets’ by introducing adult subjects to children,” adds 1MM. “How many parents want to explain the punchline of sexually charged jokes to young children?”
“I want you to be nice, until it’s time to not be nice.”
Undefeated UFC champ Ronda Rousey will take on the role of a professional bouncer originally played by Patrick Swayze, in a reboot of the 1989 cult action film Road House.
Variety broke the news Wednesday, reporting the 28-year-old MMA fighter will get her chance to tame the rowdy Double Deuce. The fighter, who is nicknamed Rowdy, reportedly reached out to Patrick Swayze’s widow, Lisa Niemi, to ask for her blessing to star in the remake, which she received.
1989’s Road House starred Swayze as James Dalton, a professional bouncer from New York who is hired to clean up a bar called the Double Deuce in small town Missouri. The film also starred Sam Elliott, Kelly Lynch and Ben Gazzara.
This will not be Rousey’s first rodeo in the movie business. The fighter perviously appeared in The Expendables 3 and Furious 7, and plays herself in this year’s Entourage film.
A staunch conservative and Vatican bureaucrat, Burke had been demoted by the pope a few months earlier, but it did not take the fight out of him. Francis had been backing a more inclusive era, giving space to progressive voices on divorced Catholics as well as gays and lesbians. In front of the camera, Burke said he would “resist” liberal changes — and seemed to caution Francis about the limits of his authority. “One must be very attentive regarding the power of the pope,” Burke told the French news crew.
Papal power, Burke warned, “is not absolute.” He added, “The pope does not have the power to change teaching [or] doctrine.”
Burke’s words belied a growing sense of alarm among strict conservatives, exposing what is fast emerging as a culture war over Francis’s papacy and the powerful hierarchy that governs the Roman Catholic Church.
A sex attacker has been jailed after he preyed on a kickboxer who throttled him with her legs until he passed out.
Mark Willis, 40, hid behind a garden bush before pouncing on the 25-year-old woman as she walked alone with her headphones in just after 2am.
He punched her in the face several times – knocking her over a garden wall – before he clambered on top of her and began to grope her as he attempted to remove her clothes.
But the martial arts expert responded by telling Willis to “go f**k himself” before grabbing his arm and pinning him in a headlock between her legs.
She held him there until he “went limp” and she was able to scramble out of the bushes and knock on the door of a nearby house in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.
Judge William Hart today praised the victim’s bravery as he sentenced Willis to four-and-a-half years in prison, with an additional four years on licence.
During the hearing at Bristol Crown Court, he told Willis: “I am sure you were wandering around Cheltenham after 2am looking for a young female upon whom you could pray.
“You saw the victim approaching and noticed she had headphones in. You ducked behind a hedge, into a garden.
“Unbeknown to you, she had martial arts training and she was able to use that to great affect.
“The reality is, this kind of incident is every woman’s nightmare.”
Willis, a warehouse worker from Churchdown, Gloucestershire, previously pleaded guilty to a charge of causing actual bodily harm following the incident on August 31 last year.