Taliban outlaws barbers in Afghanistan’s Helmand province from shaving or trimming beards

Barbers in Afghanistan’s Helmand province have been banned by the Taliban from shaving or trimming beards. The order was issued on Monday and marks the latest in a series of restrictions placed on the country’s residents based on the Taliban’s strict interpretation of Islamic law. Sharia law is Islam’s legal system – which is based on the Koran and the

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania, barbershop explosion 'DESTROYS store front after two-alarm fire'

AN EXPLOSION has reportedly destroyed a barbershop store front as a fire continued to rage. Initial reports of the explosion arose shortly after 2pm on Tuesday afternoon. The Total Traffic and Weather Network for Harrisburg appeared to confirm earlier claims of a "serious fire." A store front of a barber shop was destroyed, according to one Twitter user. Another user

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