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Mystic who foresaw 9/11 has dramatic predictions for 2020

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A blind Bulgarian mystic who predicted 9/11 and Brexit also made dramatic predictions about the year ahead. Her forecast makes for uneasy reading for Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, as she said that the Russian president will face an assassination attempt and the US president will fall seriously ill. A meteorite is also predicted to fall on Russia.

TV reporter embarrassed after lottery outburst

A Spanish TV reporter was left disappointed and red-faced after she told her colleagues live on air that she was “not coming to work tomorrow” while clutching a winning lottery ticket. Natalia Escudero screamed on camera when she found out about her lottery win, but later learned she had in fact won just €5,000 (£4,285) because the prize is pooled among a number of winners. Returning to work, she said she regretted behaving in such an “emotional” manner.

‘Tupac alive’ theory boosted by restaurant clip 

The theory that Tupac is alive has re-emerged yet again after a video emerged of a man dancing in a restaurant. The footage shows a troop of men dancing in a line, the man in the last few seconds bears a resemblance to the rapper, who died in a 1996 drive-by shooting in Las Vegas. Responding to the clip, a Twitter user said: “Yea that’s PAC for sure.”

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