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AC/DC: Malcolm Young will not return to the band

 
(www.bbc.com) – Rock band AC/DC have confirmed that founding member Malcolm Young will not return to the band, after taking a break due to illness.
The band said “due to the nature of Malcolm’s condition” their new album Rock or Bust would be the first in AC/DC’s 41-year history not to feature Young on the recordings.
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Friday September 26th, 2014 | No comments »


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NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart Cleared in Fatal Track Accident

 
(abcnews.go.com) – Nearly two months after Tony Stewart struck and killed a fellow driver, the district attorney’s office announced today that a grand jury investigation determined there was insufficient evidence to indict the NASCAR star.
The grand jury’s investigation began last week and its findings clearing Stewart were released today by the Ontario County District Attorney’s [...]

 

Thursday September 25th, 2014 | No comments »


U.S., backed by Arabs, launches first strikes on fighters in Syria

(Reuters) – The United States launched air and missile strikes with Arab allies in Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing dozens of Islamic State fighters and members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group, and widening its new war in the Middle East.
“I can confirm that U.S. military and partner nation forces are undertaking [...]

 

Tuesday September 23rd, 2014 | No comments »


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Eric “The Actor” Lynch Dies; Howard Stern Guest Was 39

(thehollywoodgossip.com) - Eric “The Actor” Lynch, a popular guest on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show who had amassed quite a following of his own, died this Saturday.
He was just 39 years old.
Johnny Fratto, Lynch’s manager, confirmed the news on Twitter Sunday.
“I’m so sorry and so sad to inform everyone that my friend Eric ‘The Actor’ Lynch [...]

 

Monday September 22nd, 2014 | 1 Comment »


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Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren

(www.stltoday.com) – BELL, Fla. (AP) — A man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in a rampage at a home where authorities in the small Florida town say they had been called [...]

 

Friday September 19th, 2014 | No comments »


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NASCAR star Tony Stewart on-track death case headed to grand jury

(www.cbsnews.com) – CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said he made the decision to present the case to a [...]

 

Wednesday September 17th, 2014 | 1 Comment »


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US comes to aid of Iraqi forces with airstrike

(www.bostonglobe.com) PARIS — As the United States opened a new phase of its air campaign against the Islamic State fighters in Iraq, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that the Obama administration would keep the door open to confidential communications with Iran on the security crisis.
The US Central Command said it took the first [...]

 

Tuesday September 16th, 2014 | 1 Comment »


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Iraqi Leader Asks World Powers to Pursue ISIS in Syria

French President Francois Hollande says the global threat posed by Islamic State (IS) militants must meet a global response.
He was opening an international summit of foreign ministers in Paris aimed at combating the jihadist group.
About 40 countries, including 10 Arab states, have signed up to a coalition to help fight IS in Iraq and Syria.
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Monday September 15th, 2014 | No comments »


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Judge finds Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

(www.foxnews.com) PRETORIA, South Africa – A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder and premeditated murder.
Judge Thokozile Masipa said Friday that the double-amputee athlete was not guilty of murder, as prosecutors [...]

 

Friday September 12th, 2014 | No comments »


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Richard Kiel, who played gentle giant ‘Jaws’ in ‘James Bond’ films, is dead at 74

(www.washingtonpost.com)James Bond villains are often long on viciousness and short on charm.
Then there was “Jaws.”
Somehow, the giant man with steel teeth assigned by forgettable bad guys to dispatch Roger Moore often proved more compelling than Moore himself.
Now, Richard Kiel, 7 feet 2 inches — the metal-mouthed assassin with a heart of gold in “The Spy [...]

 

Thursday September 11th, 2014 | No comments »