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 ...
A new study has found that maintaining a heart healthy lifestyle may also help protect chronic kidney disease patients from developing kidney failure and early death. The findings suggest that patients with kidney disease should be encouraged to improve their heart health. Paul Muntner, PhD (University of Alabama at Birmingham) and his colleagues used the American Heart Association's recently ...
Sports Minister Jitendra Singh said Friday that states need to take adequate steps to combat illegal practices in sports after the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) was marred by spot-fixing. Singh said that the central government was ready to extend full support to the states with regards to combating illegal practices in sports. "The states have an important role to play in wake of the ...
Union Sports Minister Jitendra Singh has congratulated Arunima Sinha for becoming the first amputee to scale Mount Everest. In a statement, Singh said: "Congratulations for having scaled the Mount Everest. This incredible achievement shows your sheer grit and indomitable courage against heavy odds." "Your efforts and achievements show that a physical handicap is not a deterrent to achieve ...
Veteran Australian sports commentator David Morrow will not be sacked by ABC Radio for his racist remarks, but will be banned from working during this season's marquee rugby league events so that he can complete training and cultural awareness programs. Morrow, Rugby League caller and the voice of National Rugby League (NRL) for ABC Radio, was suspended by the national broadcaster management ...
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If theres one thing you can say about rocker-turned-filmmaker Rob Zombie, it is that he has no pretensions. In his sophomore film, the neo-grindhouse epic The Devils Rejects, he never for a moment pretends that its about anything other than vicariously identifying with a ... ...
Life truly began for me a few weeks ago when a box containing my UP by Jawbone – a wristband that tracks how you sleep, move and eat – arrived. Of course, meeting my husband, giving birth to my sons and watching my older son recently become a bar mitzvah trumped the joy any material possession has given me thus far in my life. Still, this tracker has made me very happy. It's ...
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By Maggie Fox, Senior Writer, NBC News People may realize that fast food isn’t health food, but they don’t realize just how fattening it really is, researchers report.They surveyed people eating at 10 burger, chicken, sandwich and doughnut chains and found they greatly underestimated just how much they were chowing down. The worst was Subway, which promotes itself as a healthier ...
Questlove and Klaus Biesenbach A dual review of what’s new. Questlove, the drummer for the Roots, and MoMA’s chief curator Klaus Biesenbach take on swimwear, a farmers’ market subscription service and ...
The dominant look in Cannes at the amfAR dinner was natural glamour. Top row, from left to right: Irina Shayk, Heidi Klum, Isabeli Fontana; second row: Tanya Dziahileva, Chanel Iman and Karolina Kurkova, Stacey Keibler; third row: Milla Jovovich, Sharon Stone, Rosario Dawson; fourth row: Paris Hilton, a guest and Kylie Minogue. Cannes is one of those film festivals where the glamor is as ...
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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.
The U.S. president was speaking on his administration's counter terrorism policy.
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Yahoo Inc. has approved a deal to buy New York-based blogging service Tumblr for 1.1 billion dollars. The acquisition is expected to be announced as early as Monday.
The deal was unanimously voted for by the board, tech blog AllThingsD reported, citing sources close to the matter.
According to the BBC, the deal will be CEO Marissa Mayer's largest deal since taking Yahoo's command in July 2012.
Neither Yahoo nor Tumblr responded immediately to requests for comment.
Under the terms of the acquisition, Tumblr would continue to operate as an independent business, which is currently run by David Karp, a 26-year-old New Yorker, who is expected to remain in his role. (ANI)
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