News archive from 18 August 2012, page 1

Seven charged in shootings that killed Louisiana police officers

Brian Lyn Smith, 24, of LaPlace, Louisiana, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, St. John Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman Dane Clement said on Friday. Terry Smith, 44, Derrick Smith, 22, Kyle David Joekel, 28, and Teniecha Bright, 21,...

 
Romance grew on a tractor for two

Romance grew on a tractor for two

By Catherine Phillips, Reporter A TRACTOR made for two led to a lifetime of love for a couple from Lower Broadheath. Eddie and Jo Leighton celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary on August 9 with a family party. The couple met when they were...

 

Is Lady Gaga's rump getting too big for her meat corset? Singer's curvy derrière hangs out of tiny costume...

She first caused a stir when she wore a dress made entirely of meat to the MTV Video Music Awards in 2010. But Lady Gaga has raised the steaks once again by stepping out in a carnivorous creation as she performed in Bucharest, Romania, last night....

 

Nelson dad who trashed ex-partner’s home was ‘out of control’

A YOUNG dad who trashed his former partner’s home causing £2,000 damage in a drunken spree, was jailed for eight months. Labourer Arran Worthington, 21, had smashed his way through Ashleigh Ackers’s home, wrecking furniture and belongings because he...

 

U.S. SEC says shuts ZeekRewards.com $600 million Ponzi scheme

ZeekRewards.com, created in January 2011 by Paul Burks and touted as a "private, invitation only, affiliate advertising division" of penny auction website Zeekler.com, promised investors up to 50 percent of "daily net profits"...

 

Nelson dad who trashed ex-partner’s home was ‘out of control’

A YOUNG dad who trashed his former partner’s home causing £2,000 damage in a drunken spree, was jailed for eight months. Labourer Arran Worthington, 21, had smashed his way through Ashleigh Ackers’s home, wrecking furniture and belongings because he...

 

Sudan frees U.S. resident after Washington demands release

Agents had initially arrested Daoud, whose origins are in the western Darfur region, last month in a house in Khartoum where authorities said they had found material calling for protests and regime change. "He was freed last night," his...

 
MILLA JOVOVICH TREATING FAN TO MOVIE SCREENING TO MARK TWITTER MILESTONE

MILLA JOVOVICH TREATING FAN TO MOVIE SCREENING TO MARK TWITTER MILESTONE

The actress was nearing the milestone figure as she announced the contest on Thursday (16Aug12), and Jovovich is only too happy to offer up the special Resident Evil: Retribution showing as the top prize. In a series of posts on her page, she writes,...

 
SIR ALEX FERGUSON CRACKS DOWN ON TWEETERS

SIR ALEX FERGUSON CRACKS DOWN ON TWEETERS

Manager Ferguson will re-emphasise his strict instructions to his players that they cannot discuss Manchester United matters via their matters via their Twitter accounts to avoid landing themselves or the club in hot water. He said: “I don't...

 
ROBIN VAN PERSIE WILL HELP UNITED TO GRAB GOLD AGAIN

ROBIN VAN PERSIE WILL HELP UNITED TO GRAB GOLD AGAIN

Manager: Arsene Wenger Last season: 3 IT ALL depends on what the Gunners do to replace Robin van Persie. They do not have to spend at the same level as their rivals because Arsene Wenger has been in charge for 16 years and has developed his own...

 
STILL A TON OF WORK FOR JONNY BAIRSTOW, SAYS IAN BELL

STILL A TON OF WORK FOR JONNY BAIRSTOW, SAYS IAN BELL

Bell saluted the young batsman's character after he overcame a short-ball barrage from South Africa's fast bowlers to drag England from 54-4 to 208-5 in a must-win third Test. But he insisted Bairstow, who finished unbeaten on 72, still has work to do...

 
PAVEL POGREBNYAK THE REDEEMER

PAVEL POGREBNYAK THE REDEEMER

Pogrebnyak, Reading's bargain free-transfer signing, takes the first step against Stoke today bidding to ensure his countrymen will no longer be regarded as Premier League flops. Andrei Kanchelskis, who set the benchmark after he blazed a trail into...

 
HOW GRAEME SMITH RESTORED SOUTH AFRICA'S UNITY

HOW GRAEME SMITH RESTORED SOUTH AFRICA'S UNITY

For some years he has also been an acquired taste but, after leading South Africa out of its turbulent years, he now has the widespread respect of the cricket community. For such a big, bluff man, Smith has shown a remarkably delicate touch in...

 
CONFIDENT COX AT NEWBURY RACECOURSE

CONFIDENT COX AT NEWBURY RACECOURSE

The half-brother to 2010 juvenile star Wootton Bassett improved on his York second to edge a head in front of Pythagorian. Cox is hoping to land tomorrow's Group One Prix Morny with unbeaten Royal Ascot winner Reckless Abandon, who he believes has...

 
PAUL WELLENS INSPIRES SAINTS VICTORY OVER CASTLEFORD

PAUL WELLENS INSPIRES SAINTS VICTORY OVER CASTLEFORD

The 32-year-old former GB full-back extended his lead as Saints' top scorer this season with his 20th try of the campaign. The skipper was also in fine form in defence with his long pass sending Tommy Makinson over in the first half, to help his side...

 


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