CANNES - A second suspected jewellery heist was reported at the Cannes Film Festival, with a single necklace by Swiss jeweller De Grisogono worth nearly $2.6 million reported missing. In the case of the first gem loot at the Cannes Film Festival, thieves literally tore out a safe filled with roughly $1 million-worth of jewels from a hotel room. The second time around the event took place ...
American pop-rock band Hanson has unveiled a new beer, which they have named 'MmmHops.' According to BeerPulse.com, the India Pale Ale - made with the help of a craft brewery in Oklahoma - was introduced by the band at 'The Hangover Part III' afterparty in Los Angeles on Monday night, People magazine reported. Debuting the uniquely named beer at the afterparty was no accident - the film opens ...
Scientists have shown that a lifestyle that encourages a healthy heart could also shield patients with chronic kidney diseases from kidney failure and premature death, says a study. The findings, appearing in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), suggest that patients with kidney diseases should be encouraged to improve their heart's health, reports Science Daily. Poor ...
Two men were walking to their car after leaving the establishment when shots rang out and one of them was hit in the right knee. The man was driven to Chippenham Hospital, police said, and his injury was not life-threatening. Police did not have details on a suspect or a ...
CANNES -- A documentary using small clay figurines to tell the story of how Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh's family perished under the Khmer Rouge regime won the top prize in the second most important competition at ...
My Soul to Take
Because Wes Cravens My Soul to Take is his first effort as both writer and director since 1994s underappreciated meta-horror experiment New Nightmare, it will likely be seen as even more of a disappointment than it actually is. The fact that the film has been sitting o ... ...
Defending champions Kenya Police (Chafua Chafua) retained their title after registering 21 points to during the first leg of the National Boxing ...
Papa started the game by scoring in the second minute through centre back Oscar Ayodi before following it up with three penalties to take a 14-0 lead. Ndovu seemed to be struggling and the tables only turned when Papa received their first sin bin when KCB old ...
FKF chairman, Sam Nyamweya, has, at the same time, urged club coaches to support the national team and respect Amrouche. He said they won't hesitate to take action against any coach who tries to sabotage the national team. "We are taking this matter very seriously and have called the two men to discuss the best way forward," Nyamweya said. Last week, Amrouche accused Logarusic of ...
Ochichi, who staged her comeback at the Prague 21km run in 1:09.21 after seven years in woodworks, shook off her close challengers Esther Chemtai and Pascalia Chepkorir in the women's 10,000m final at the prestigious sporting cathedral, Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, yesterday. Mutai proved he was no pushover in 800m as he posted an impressive 1:43.9. The mark stands out as the ...
Harambee Stars . As the World Cup Qualifiers' return leg pitting Kenya and Nigeria inches ever closer, only a brave man would bet against 'Sonko' once again throwing in incentives to motivate the players as he did when the team returned from Nigeria two months ago and met them at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with loads of cash. ...
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We must define the nature and scope of this struggle, or else it will define us. Neither I, nor any President can promise the total defeat of terror. What we must do is dismantle networks that pose a direct danger.
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The chief of Lebanon's Hezbollah says his group will not stand by while the neighboring government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is attacked.
Hassan Nasrallah said in a speech Saturday Hezbollah was fighting in Syria to protect Lebanon from the threat of radical Islamists. It was the first time Nasrallah has publicly confirmed Hezbollah's fighting presence in Syria.
The speech was given as Syrian troops and fighters from Lebanon-based Hezbollah were carrying out the heaviest barrage of gunfire yet in a week-long battle to re-take the strategic town of Qusair from rebel fighters.
The pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday's violence killed 22 people.
Rebels are fighting to hold Qusair as a means of protecting their supply lines to Lebanon.
Meanwhile, in Istanbul, the Syrian opposition remains deadlocked on electing a new leadership and president. During three days of talks Western backers of the opposition are pushing for broader leadership, but attempts to weaken the power of the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood in the Syrian National Coalition have so far failed.
In Jordan Saturday, Senator John McCain called for Washington to arm some Syrian rebel groups. ...
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