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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Comedian Joan Rivers, 81, rushed to New York hospital - report

(Eyewitness News)
Photo: David Shankbone


The American comedian and actress Joan A. Rivers has been rushed to a NYC hospital after she stopped breathing = Thespian has just braved throat operation and she's had emergency cardiac arrest. Bet she feels no pain in coma.
(by Julian Lofts)

Friday, August 29, 2014

UK raises terror threat level, citing Syria, Iraq risk

(CNN)
Photo: Number 10


Britain raises terror threat level = Rib-rattler ISIS to travel near here
(by Rosie Perera)

Girl accidentally kills gun instructor

(The New Zealand Herald)
Photo: Andrew Becraft


A young girl has accidentally killed her male gun instructor in Arizona = Larking gunner has used an Uzi lethally. Tragic. Clearly moronic. An idiot!
(by Julian Lofts)

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie marry in France

(CNN)
Photo: Hot Gossip Italia


Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie marry in French village = Finally! A drab vicar joined them in legal partnering.
(by Rosie Perera)

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Hurricane Cristobal heads toward Bermuda

(The New Zealand Herald)
Photo: WGXA TV


Hurricane Cristobal heads toward Bermuda = A lurid southward storm reached Caribbean
(by Julian Lofts)

23-Y-O British Rapper Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, Now ISIS Militant, Is Key Suspect in Beheading of Journalist James Foley

(The Christian Post)
Photo: Zennie Abraham


Suspect is rapper Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary = As papers rapidly blame bearded subject
(by Adie Pena)

Mysterious crack, appears in the ground

(BT)


Mysterious crack, it appears in the ground = A drone captures history-making pictures
(by Chris Sturdy)

Global warming unlikely to stop -report

(The New Zealand Herald)
Photo: Doug Wheller


Report: Global warming is possibly an irreversible catastrophe = Warmth! No icebergs. Portly polar bears live in a lab. Is it progress?
(by Julian Lofts)