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Michael Jackson ‘heard speaking in sister’s Instagram video’

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Michael Jackson

Speculation that Michael Jackson is still alive has intensified after people claimed the pop legend can be heard speaking in the background of an Instagram video posted by his sister Janet. After the video was shared on Twitter, many were convinced. “Michael Jackson is alive in 2019. I love you Michael,” wrote one.

Believers flock to weeping Virgin Mary statue 

A statue of the Virgin Mary has been filmed “weeping” at the San Antonino Obispo Chapel in the northern Mexican state of Oaxaca. As news spread of the apparent miracle, devotees flocked to the site to pray for blessings and cures for diseases. One said the incident shows “something important is about to happen”.

Squirrell ransacks holidaying family's home 

A Georgia family returned home from holiday to find a squirrel had ransacked their home. Kari Drees said she and her family found thousands of dollars worth of damage had been done to the inside of the house. They then discovered the apparent culprit - a squirrel nesting on their sofa.

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