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Limerick honours Wogan with statue

Limerick honours Wogan with statue He said of his native city "Limerick never left me, wherever it is, my identity is Limerick". Earlier today The Mayor of Limerick Kieran O'Hanlon welcomed well-wishers to the unveiling of the tribute. He said it was an hour to be commissioned to sculpt "such an iconic figure". He was conferred with an honorary doctorate of letters by the University of Limerick in 2004. [Full Article...]

BET Awards 2017: 6 reasons to tune in

BET Awards 2017: 6 reasons to tune in Just in case y'all was wondering. Who run the world, especially during award season? The first group of performers and presenters set to take the stage at the 2017 show was announced last month with acts such as Bruno Mars , Future, Migos, Trey Songz and Tamar Braxton ready to set the standard for one of the most intently unconventional, news-provoking broadcasts. [Full Article...]

Parsing through the details of the GOP's health care bill

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said that President Donald Trump "is pleased to see the process moving forward swiftly in Congress, and he looks forward to seeing a finalised bill on his desk". It is, to borrow President Trump's behind the scenes assessment of the House's bill, mean . Trump also told told Fox that he wants House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., to remain as the... [Full Article...]

Blac Chyna Seen in Ambulance After Another Driver 'Plowed' Into Her Car

Blac Chyna Seen in Ambulance After Another Driver 'Plowed' Into Her Car Judging by the photos available of the crash scene, it appears the other driver's vehicle ended up in much worse shape than Chyna's Rolls Royce . The mother of two was later checked out by paramedics in the back of an ambulance for about 45 minutes until she was released and picked up by another vehicle. [Full Article...]

Closing arguments delivered at Cosby's trial

The fast-moving case went to the jury of seven men and five women on day six of the trial after closing arguments gave differing portrayals of what happened between Cosby and Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia estate. Cosby , his lawyer said, never ran from talking to police, for better or worse. Prosecutors have said that Cosby , in both cases, took advantage of a young woman seeki... [Full Article...]

Adele Surprises Grenfell Tower Firefighters With Cake And Cuddles

Adele Surprises Grenfell Tower Firefighters With Cake And Cuddles A public statement released by Slough Borough Council - which also appears on council leader Sohail Munawar's Twitter feed - said: "We have a rolling programme of independent fire risk assessments for council properties including our tall blocks". [Full Article...]

Bear mauls teen during trail-running race in Alaska

A park ranger shot the bear in the face, but it ran away. "It's very unusual", Mr Marsh said. Linda Purviance lives in Anchorage part-time, volunteering at a bird viewing area south of the city that's part of a state refuge system. "There was probably over a dozen mountain runners that were on the scene that were keeping the bear sort of on its toes", Precosky said. The mauling near the mi... [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn is actually pulling pints at Glastonbury

Before coming on stage, chants of "Oh, Jeremy Corbyn" echo out across Worthy Farm, the politician's supporting act - Craig David - having warmed up the Pyramid Stage. "Politics is about the lives of all of us". Corbyn's appearance comes after the news that he overtook Theresa May for the first time as voters' choice for best Prime Minister, according to the latest YouGov poll . [Full Article...]

Nurse Caught on Nanny Cam Beating Special Needs 2-Year-Old

Nurse Caught on Nanny Cam Beating Special Needs 2-Year-Old Landon's condition is a delicate one. "I think I'm going to pass out". The incident happened this week in California after mom Dyana Ko left her son Landon in the hands of a babysitter named Thelma Manalastas while she and her husband went to watch their other son's basketball game. [Full Article...]

Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog Martha's win sees her owner, Shirley Zindler , walk away with $1,500 (1,340 euros), a shiny trophy and a trip to NY for media appearances for her and her pooch. The pooches will face off in a red carpet walk and "Faux Paw Fashion Show" Friday evening. "We celebrate the spirit and imperfections that make these dogs lovable", said event marketing director Karen Spencer. [Full Article...]

Jury in Bill Cosby case is deadlocked, sent back for further deliberation

Jury in Bill Cosby case is deadlocked, sent back for further deliberation In Cosby's case, lawyer Brian J. McMonagle sought a mistrial - a motion O'Neill denied. Still undecided, they wrapped up after 9 p.m. and will resume their work Friday morning. "Now I'm praying for a verdict , but it's in God's hands no matter what the verdict is". Following the announcement, a spokesperson for Cosby said he is 'happy'. [Full Article...]

Cosby Planning Townhalls to Discuss Avoiding Sexual Assault Allegations: Spokesperson

Bill Cosby is already planning his future, after a recent trial on sexual assault charges ended in a mistrial . "He's looking bad. I was wondering if he was going to make it through the whole trial". The sticking point, the juror said, was the language of the charges. We recently asked you to support our journalism. Cosby accuser Lili Bernard, who was in the courtroom every day, says she i... [Full Article...]

A Huge Crowd Just Saw Jeremy Corbyn Give A Speech At Glastonbury

A few more bangers later - about how the festival inspires young people, another Trump jibe - Corbyn concludes: "Let us be together and realise another world is possible". An undercurrent of politics also swirled around the Other Stage, where former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher ended his set by asking the crowd to join in a rendition of "Don't Look Back in Anger" in memory of the victims of recen... [Full Article...]

Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself found guilty of manslaughter

Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself found guilty of manslaughter Her texts later became more insistent after Roy appeared to delay his plan. She was 17 when she sent Mr Roy dozens of messages urging him to take his own life. He said that although the suicide was tragic, it was not a homicide. Judge Moniz agreed with the prosecution, saying today that "Ms. Carter's actions, and also her failure to act, where she had a self-created duty to Mr. [Full Article...]

Michael Kors Holdings LTD (NYSE:KORS) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

Michael Kors Holdings LTD (NYSE:KORS) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis It has underperformed by 27.24% the S&P500. The company has Beta Value of 0.1 and ATR value of 0.97. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 11.2% compared to the same quarter past year. The lifestyle brand reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.03. Finally, Seven Eight Capital LP acquired a new position in Michael Kors Holdings Limited... [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Goes to the Jury

With Cosby's wife of 53 years, Camille, looking on in the courtroom for the first time in the 6-day-old trial, the TV star ended the suspense by telling a judge that he had decided not to take the stand after talking it over with his lawyers. [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders: 'Democratic brand is pretty bad'

However, he also wanted it to be known that both Trump and the GOP weren't any good, either. The Democratic brand is pretty bad. "As is the Republican brand". "I don't think people in the beltway are realizing just how toxic the Democratic Party brand is in so many party of the country". "Under President Trump , our country is moving in an authoritarian direction and the very nature of American d... [Full Article...]

World in same 'asana' as India

World in same 'asana' as India Hundreds, spotting branded t-shirts with matching trainers and sneakers thronged the forecourt of the State House in Accra last Saturday, to participate in interesting Yoga exercises; some for the first time. Even as an enthusiastic crowd chanted "Modi Modi" and "Bharat Mata Ki Jai", he shrugged off his security cordon to join the students assembled in the main arena. [Full Article...]

Big Brother's surprise eviction ousts honey trapper Rebecca Jane

Big Brother's surprise eviction ousts honey trapper Rebecca Jane The eviction came as a shock for the contestants, who were unaware that an eviction would be taking place until presenter Emma Willis announced live to the house that the person with the fewest votes and third to be evicted was Rebecca. "I'm true to myself!" He went lower than low. She also shared her thoughts on controversial housemate Chanelle who caused a divide in the house this week by play... [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

Corbyn past year said he regretted calling the militants his "friends" in the same speech. Performers at this year's Glastonbury included Katy Perry, Foo Fighters, Radiohead and Ed Sheeran. "He's targeting the naive of our generation". In astonishing scenes for a music festival, an estimated 135,000 Glasto revelers congregated at the Pyramid stage to watch Corbyn give a rousing 20 minute s... [Full Article...]


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