Cyclist who knocked down a mother had a ghoulish tattoo


Typically skull tattoos represent death and mortality while tears are used by some criminals to show they have killed someone - or it can symbolise being in mourning The husband of a mother-of-two who died after being hit by a thrill-seeking cyclist on an illegal bike with no front brakes described telling their children she would not survive Mrs Briggs, a 44-year-old HR consultant, suffered...

Judge allows money laundering charges against Backpage execs


10, 2017, file photo from left, Backpagecom CEO Carl Ferrer, former owner James Larkin, COO Andrew Padilla, and former owner Michael Lacey, are sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, prior to testifying before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee hearing into Backpagecom's alleged facilitation of online sex trafficking 23, but dismissed other charges months after...

Oscar De La Hoya: Conor Won't Land a Single Punch!


8/24/2017 12:45 AM PDT Oscar has been a loud opponent of the fight from the start -- saying boxing fans should focus on world-class matchups like Canelo vs GGG and Miguel Cotto vs Yoshihiro Kamegai But get this, despite his war of words with Dana White -- ya know, when Dana cussed him out -- Oscar says the two have buried the hatchet "That's my man There's no tension whatsoever" Check out the...

Studiocanal Poaches Thierry Lacaze From Wild Bunch to Head Distribution in France (EXCLUSIVE)


Studiocanal , the Vivendi-owned pan-European film and TV group, has appointed Thierry Lacaze to the position of head of theatrical, video and VOD distribution in France Lacaze is currently working at Wild Bunch , where he has been in charge of distribution since 2013 The well-seasoned executive previously worked at Pathe Distribution as head of marketing Lacaze will report to Géraldine Gendre...

Studies reveal worrisome trend for health of wild dolphins


The research, published as two companion review papers July 24 in the scientific journal Diseases in Aquatic Organisms (here and here), compiles findings from Georgia Aquarium, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution at Florida Atlantic University and a number of contributing partners as part of the Health and Environmental Risk Assessment Project (HERA) from 2003-2015 Each year, researchers...

Haugesund: Izer Aliu Hires ‘Taken’ Actor for Heist Movie (EXCLUSIVE)


HAUGESUND, Norway — Amanda winner and Nordic Council Film Prize Norwegian nominee Izer Aliu has attached Arben Bajraktaraj (“Taken”) to star in “Teacher Izat and the Lottery Heist” LevelK is handling international sales Albanian-born, Norway-based writer-director Aliu was just bestowed at Haugesund’s Norwegian Intl Besides Arben Bajraktaraj (“Taken”, “Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 1”)...

Neo-Nazi featured in Vice doc submits himself to police


Self-proclaimed white supremacist turns himself into authorities Cantwell is accused of three felonies after pepper spraying someone in the face Christopher Cantwell was featured in a recent Vice documentary Cantwell was prominently featured at the recent Charlottesville, Virginia rally Heather Heyer, 32, was killed while counter-protesting after an alleged neo-Nazi used his vehicle in a car...

Bitcoin is exploding in Venezuela — but not for the reason you think


As Venezuela suffers its worst meltdown in history, with inflation skyrocketing and basic necessities running in short supply, many have taken to bitcoin mining in a bid to survive, according to a report in the current issue of the Atlantic Electricity is now cheaper and more affordable in the crisis-hit country than most basic goods That's because under President Nicolás Maduro , electric power...

Zipline Launches Medical Supply Drone Deliveries in Tanzania


Each drone needed just 15 minutes to reach the hospital, where it dropped its payload on a pre-determined landing zone Now, Zipline is expanding into neighboring Tanzania, establishing the world’s largest national drone delivery service Its drones have clocked 60,000 , delivering blood to areas ground vehicles can’t reach quickly, or at all during the rainy season that turns roads to mud For the...

Push on to change Father's Day to 'Special Persons' Day'


Early childhood activist Dr Red Ruby Scarlet wants Father's Day to be renamed She says calling it 'Special Persons' Day' isn't controversial for kids without dads NSW Liberal minister David Elliott described as 'crap' this kind of 'rubbish' idea 'Why are we calling this political correctness when in fact it's about our rights,' Dr Scarlet told Today Tonight 'There's a lot of Australian research...

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