BOISE, IDAHO — The surveillance video from the overhead cameras shows Hanni Elabed being beaten by a fellow inmate in an Idaho prison, managing to bang on a prison guard station window, pleading for help. Behind the glass, correctional officers look on, but no one intervenes when Elabed was knocked unconscious.
No one steps into the cellblock when the attacker sits down to rest, and no one stops him when he resumes the… Continue
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The XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement System has a range of roughly 2,300 feet - and is to be deployed in Afghanistan this month
The U.S. army is to begin using a futuristic rifle that fires radio-controlled 'smart' bullets in Afghanistan for the first time, it has emerged.
The XM25 rifle uses bullets that be programmed to explode when they have travelled a set distance, allowing enemies to be targeted no matter where they… Continue
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Despite winning countless awards and releasing seven more top-selling albums (including 'Rhythm Nation 1814' (1989), 'Janet' (1993) and 'The Velvet Rope' (1997), Jackson still wanted to be in films.
'My dream was to go back into acting,'
she says. 'That was all I wanted to do. When I was a kid I told my father that's what I wanted my career to be. I wanted to go to college, study acting and become an actress.
He said,… Continue
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'Baby Klaus' has been diagnosed with hydrocephalus, a condition in which excess fluid builds up in the brain and can damage sensitive tissue.
Neurosurgeons at a hospital in San Antonio are fighting to save the life of an 11-month old baby born with a rare condition that caused his head to swell to more than twice the normal size.
"Baby Klaus," as his parents and local media are calling him, was born with… Continue
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Leslie Neilson, the comedy cult hero and star of the classic ‘Naked Gun’ movies and ‘Airplane!’, has died, aged 84, at a hospital close to his Fort Lauderdale home. His death, yesterday, was peaceful, in his sleep. It came as the result of complications following pneumonia.
Neilson’s agent paid tribute to the man whose long and illustrious movie and TV acting career spanned more than 60 years. He was even funny in real life,… Continue
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Making for one of the steamiest mag spreads of the season, Irina Shayk showed off her beautiful looks in the December 2010 issue of GQ Spain magazine.
On newsstands now, the Russian model stripped down for the lucky photog landing the gig - though it has since stirred up a bit of controversy with Miss Shayk's camp.
Claiming that she never posed nude - alleging a bit of airbrushing - Shayk's Elite modeling agency… Continue
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HOUSTON - It would seem Tennessee Titans cornerback Cortland Finnegan got exactly what he wanted during the Houston Texans 20-0 victory Sunday at Reliant Stadium
Seconds before an altercation broke out between Texans receiver Andre Johnson and Finnegan in the fourth quarter that got both players ejected, multiple sources told FOX 26 Sports
Finnegan looked at the Texans sidelines and said, "watch… Continue
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While album sales have taken a huge hit throughout the music industry, the one area of the music world that keeps the big checks rolling in are concerts.
With only one studio album released in his career, Young Money's own Drake is already getting a whopping $150K per show according to thesmokinggun.com
Everyone can feel free to let out a nice, long… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on November 28, 2010 at 6:00pm —
ARLINGTON, Texas - Police said an online feud led to a public fist fight and then murder in Arlington over the weekend.
Though they were Facebook friends, witnesses told police that 19-year-old Alysha Tann and 18-year-old Nikki Bogan’s friendship had turned ugly. They were “beefing” on Facebook.
Then on Sunday night the two young women got into a fist fight in the parking lot of the Heather Glen Townhomes in… Continue
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What a hard life Gabriel Aubry has. First he gets involved in a relationship with Halle Berry in which they have a beautiful daughter together, and now he's been seen 3 times in less than a week with the one and only Kim Kardashian......we must pity him!
Although its obvious that these 2 beauties didnt stand against a wall and say ''Pick Me'', we are going to act as though that is the scenario that played out and decide who we would… Continue
Added by LukesCorner.net on November 27, 2010 at 4:00pm —
Country music superstar Willie Nelson was arrested Friday morning for allegedly having about 6 ounces of marijuana after his tour bus was stopped at the Border Patrol checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, about 85 miles east of El Paso.
Nelson, 77, was traveling from California to Austin, where he owns a ranch.
Nelson, who has written hundreds of songs including "Crazy," "Whiskey River" and "On the Road Again," was stopped at… Continue
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A Somali-born teenager was arrested in an undercover operation on charges that he tried to detonate a van that he thought was filled with explosives at a Portland, Oregon, Christmas tree-lighting ceremony.
Mohamed Osman Mohamud, 19, obtained what he believed to be the bomb from undercover FBI employees, according to court papers filed with his arrest yesterday. The public was never in danger, a Justice Department statement… Continue
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The rider is catapulted from his bike by the impact which leaves his machine in ruins
This remarkable CCTV footage shows the dreadful moment a motorcyclist in China looks to have lost his life after smashing into a truck at high speed at a busy crossroads.
But wait for it ... even more astonishing is how, despite the appalling impact which sends him sommersaulting through the air , he returns seconds later to examine the… Continue
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Rap newcomer NICKI MINAJ served up a Thanksgiving treat for fans on Thursday night (25Nov10) when she brought her superstar pals RIHANNA, DRAKE and KANYE WEST out onstage in New York.
The Your Love hitmaker headlined Hot 97 radio's holiday concert with fellow rapper Fabolous, who entertained the packed crowd with a mix of songs old and new, including guest appearances by Lloyd Banks and Juelz Santana for the G-Unit star's catchy… Continue
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WESTLAKE, Ohio -- A second fur-coat store in Westlake has reported the theft of coats.
The latest thefts occurred about 2 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Sword Furs store on Center Ridge Road. The suspects were caught on videotape, Lt. Ray Arcuri said.
The store owner said a man and two women were involved in the theft of two coats valued at $5,000.
A man and a woman distracted employees while another woman,… Continue
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Everyone's favorite opinionated rapper took the stage in a not-so-secret New York concert Tuesday night to celebrate the successful release of new album "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," and after rocking a packed Bowery Ballroom, took it upon himself to slam country crooner Taylor Swift - again.
"Taylor never came to my defense in any interview,"
West, 33, shouted into the mic. "And [she] rode the wave and rode it… Continue
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While out in L.A for the filming the video for Dr. Dre's new smash ''Kush'', 50 Cent had his patience pushed to the limits by a loud and over-eager cameraman but handled it like a pro.
The man ,who goes by the name Z Son Of Abraham, first approaches 50 as he and his entourage are entering the building to get to work on the video. Strictly being focused on working, 50 keeps it moving and only has a few words for the… Continue
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Giving a rare glimpse into her days growing up, Nicki Minaj opened up in an emotional forthcoming MTV News documentary titled "My Time Now".
Airing on Sunday (November 28) at 10 p.m. ET/PT on MTV, the "Your Love" singer begins the show by telling, "Everything in Trinidad reminds me of my family that is no longer here."
Meanwhile, Miss Minaj delves into her first time arriving in the States - confessing… Continue
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50 Cent And Jeremih On The Set Of ''Down On Me'' Video
With a barrage of features to her name, Nicki Minaj had amassed a legion of fans long before she dropped her debut, Pink Friday, on Monday (November 22). Among those admirers is one of hip-hop's biggest stars: 50 Cent.
When MTV News
visited the set of Jeremih's "Down on Me" video, which features 50, the rapper weighed in on Nicki's musical appeal and… Continue
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Photo Credit: AP
More than 300 people were killed and hundreds injured tonight after a stampede broke out among crowds taking part in a festival in the Cambodian capital.
People panicked as they tried to make their way over a densely packed bridge and many were crushed underfoot or fell over the sides during the final day of the Water festival, one of the main events of the year in Cambodia. One witness who arrived… Continue
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