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  • "Bachelorette" Contestant Eric Hill Dies in Paragliding Accident

    "Bachelorette" Contestant Eric Hill Dies in Paragliding Accident

    (NEW YORK) — One of the competitors on Andi Dorfman’s season of The Bachelorette has died, his sister confirmed. Eric Hill, an adventurer who sought to visit every country in the world in less than 1,200 days, was involved in a paragliding accident Sunday that left him in a coma. He died Wednesday morning. He was 31. “Eric shared his final journey with us this morning as all his immediate family were able to be at his side when he passed away. Thank you to all of your love and support and prayers and fasting,” Karen Tracey wrote on her… Read more

  • MTV Video Music Awards to Air Live from Los Angeles Forum

    MTV Video Music Awards to Air Live from Los Angeles Forum

    (NEW YORK) — Last year, the MTV Video Music Awards became the first awards show to take place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. This year, the show, which airs on Aug. 24, will be the first-ever awards telecast at the Los Angeles Forum. That legendary venue dates back to 1967, and has hosted concerts by the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, the Jackson 5, Bob Dylan, Madonna, Prince and others. It just re-opened in January of this year with all the latest high-tech bells, whistles and amenities. MTV President Stephen Friedman said in a statement, “With its incomparable legacy as a world-class… Read more

  • Former NFL Cheerleaders Accuse Buffalo Bills of Demeaning Treatment, Unfair Pay

    Former NFL Cheerleaders Accuse Buffalo Bills of Demeaning Treatment, Unfair Pay

    (NEW YORK) — Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders, known as the Buffalo Jills, are accusing their team of demeaning treatment and unfair pay. “Our dream as being a Buffalo Jills cheerleader was taken advantage of,” former cheerleader identified only as Maria P. told ABC affiliate WKBW. The suit, filed by five former Buffalo Jills, says the team controlled everything from how much bread to eat at formal dinners to how to properly eat soup. The cheerleaders say the team even regulated what color nail polish they could wear. At an annual golf tournament, the cheerleaders say they were required to… Read more

  • Georgia Governor Signs Law Allowing Guns in Schools, Churches, Bars

    Georgia Governor Signs Law Allowing Guns in Schools, Churches, Bars

    (ATLANTA) — Critics are calling it “the guns everywhere” law, and depending on how you see it, it’s either one of the most frightening or one of the most progressive gun laws in the country. Starting July 1, people in Georgia can bring firearms into bars, libraries, churches and even some government buildings that don’t already have door security. People convicted of certain misdemeanors can now legally get gun permits. Police can no longer stop someone “for the sole purpose of investigating whether such a person has a weapons carry license.” The law does give businesses, churches and schools the… Read more

  • Father of Teen Stowaway: 'Allah Had Saved Him'

    Father of Teen Stowaway: 'Allah Had Saved Him'

    (SAN JOSE, Calif.) — The father of the 15-year-old who stowed away in the wheel well of a plane for five hours said his son was saved by God. The teen survived through chilling temperatures and high altitudes in the unpressurized area of the jetliner. In an interview with the Voice of America, Abdilahi Yusuf Abdi said his son is recovering in a Hawaii hospital. “I heard that he survived, God saved him, I was extremely happy, but, it was something unexpected, it is something that crosses anyone’s mind,” Abdi told VOA on Wednesday. The father identified the teen as… Read more

  • Reddit User Posts About Missing Mom, Other Redditor Finds Her

    Reddit User Posts About Missing Mom, Other Redditor Finds Her

    (NEW YORK) — A woman with Alzheimer’s who went missing this week in New York City was located and reconnected to her family by the work of Reddit users. According to a post on the social sharing site Reddit, a user named Josh Goldberg posted Tuesday that his 59-year-old mother, May Goldberg, had wandered out of her apartment on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and was missing. Goldberg described his mother as having “severe dementia” and posted several photos and a description of her to the site. He said he first reported the incident to police, who distributed her… Read more

  • Bruce Springsteen Premieres Video for New Song, "American Beauty"

    Bruce Springsteen Premieres Video for New Song, "American Beauty"

    On Saturday, Bruce Springsteen released a new EP titled American Beauty for Record Store Day.  The EP, which was made available exclusively on 12-inch vinyl, features four previously unreleased songs that were recorded during the same sessions that yielded the Boss’ High Hopes album. Now, a video featuring Springsteen and his E Street Band performing the EP’s title track live has debuted online.  The clip was filmed, appropriately, on the day American Beauty was released.  Bruce and company are shown playing the tune onstage at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, prior to a scheduled concert at… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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