Even as President
reluctantly granted Americans thrown off their health plans
quasi-permission to possibly keep them, he called them "the folks who,
over time, I think, are going to find that the marketplaces are better."
He means the ObamaCare
exchanges that are replacing the private insurance market, adding that
"it's important that we don't pretend that somehow that's a place worth
going back to."
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with health
insurance chief executives at the White House in Washington November.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities said there were
survivors after a plane carrying at least 10 people crashed Friday night
near the remote western Alaska village of Saint Marys.
"There are survivors and we are working our best to
get them help," said Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters.
She said she had no confirmation of any fatalities and no immediate
information on number of survivors or possible injuries.
" I just don't know what the status of the survivors (is)," she said.
Peters said she believed the plane carried 10 people but did not have an official count.
single-engine, turboprop Cessna 208 was Era Alaska's Flight 373, said
National Transportation Safety Board investigator Clint Johnson.
Protesters blocked roads outside the Transport for London
headquarters in Southwark, central London, as part of a vigil for six
cyclists killed in the capital this month. Inspired by a similar Dutch
protest, the activists called for £600million a year to be spent
improving the roads for cyclists.
people confirmed dead in Glasgow helicopter disaster, including all
three people on board the police chopper that crashed into city pub:
Death toll rises as relatives await news of loved ones
Fearful John McGarrigle, 38, (centre) anxiously waits for news outside a
police cordon at the scene of last night's fatal helicopter crash. He
was supposed to go to the packed Clutha bar in Glasgow city centre with
his 59-year-old father, also called John, which was struck by an
out-of-control police helicopter at around 10.25pm. Witnesses say it
went through the roof directly above where John Senior (inset with his
son) was sitting. At least 30 people were also injured. Customers who
were wounded were carried out by bystanders who created a human chain,
lifting people to safety. A witness said it looked as though the rotor
blades of the aircraft were not working as it fell from the sky.
Firefighters continued to attend the scene today (left).
Pastor TB Joshua has eventually lent his voice on the
much-talked-about Jim Iyke deliverance that held in his church months
ago. In a recent interview with Punch, TB Joshua of SCOAN – Synagogue
Church Of All Nation – cleared the air on Jim Iyke’s deliverance and
other accusations that he pays people to come and fake miracles.
The longest covered bridge in Asia has been destroyed after a fire roared through the wooden structure last night.
Feng Yu Covered Bridge, in Chongqing, China, is known throughout the
Far East for its traditional beauty topped by a pagoda-style roof that
stretched 303 metres across the region's Apeng River.
But last night the five-metre-wide crossing, first built in 1591, collapsed into the waters as the blaze turned it to ashes.
Aaron Ramsey returned to haunt old club Cardiff by netting
twice in a 3-0 win that sees the league leaders move seven points clear
at the top.
The Wales midfielder continued his blistering
run of form when he was alert to guide Mesut Ozil's cross over home
goalkeeper David Marshall with a looping header on 29 minutes.
Mathieu Flamini put a gloss on the scoreline when he bounded onto
another Ozil pass to thump the ball beyond Marshall on 86 minutes from
Ramsey contributed his second goal of the day two
minutes into injury time and his 13th goal in all competitions this
season when he walloped into the net from substitute Theo Walcott pass
with Cardiff caught on the break.
Let’s just say that a few years ago, very few people thought the
jumpsuits were for them. Many people didn’t think they were sexy and
didn’t consider buying them. Even today, many people don’t consider
these to be some sort of a fashion statement or a fashion garment in any
which way, they think they are thinks only a mechanic wears. However,
that’s really a thing of the past because today, hundreds of people are
wearing sexy jumpsuits.
Donna Karan was the designer of choice this week for Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Hudson as the two ladies wore the same dress, one day apart from one another.
Jennifer wore the $1895 plunging neckline dress to the 2013 Chicago
International Film Festival AMC River East Theater for the premiere of
new film “The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete”; rocking it with
black open-toe heels and she looked really cute.
Celine Dion rocks a stylish leather jacket while exiting her hotel on Friday (November 29) in Paris, France.
Earlier in the week, the 45-year-old Canadian singer was seen doing some shopping with her two twin boys Nelson and Eddy.
Jennifer Lopez wants you to know that her stunning beauty has nothing to do with cosmetic surgery.
London-based plastic surgeon Dr. Ayham Al-Ayoubi tweeted J. Lo’s face
shows ‘many signs of plastic surgery’. Jennifer didn’t like that
allegation one bit as she quickly responded to Dr. Al-Ayoubi’s tweet. ‘Sorry Sir, but I have never had plastic surgery of any kind,’ the mother of two wrote.
The doctor then sent a series of apology tweets and blamed it on his assistant. LOL
Michael Jordan and his wife Yvette Prieto are expecting their first child together, according to Us Weekly.
Seven months ago, the 50-year-old basketball legend and the
Cuban-American model tied the knot at a lavish ceremony in Palm Beach,
Fla. Michael is already a father to three children – Jeffrey Michael, 24, and Marcus James, 22, and daughter Jasmine, 19 – from his previous marriage to Juanita Venoy, who he split with in 2006 after 17 years of marriage.
Congrats to the happy couple!
were rumors that Blue Ivy Carter has a gold rocking horse and a
Swarovski-encrusted baby crib, which might be true and when she came
into this world, her ma (Beyoncé) rented out an entire floor of the
Kim Kardashian knows the importance of a good selfie, and on Friday she added another striking image to her collection.
The reality TV star took a shot of herself and fiancé Kanye West in the restroom just before he performed in Miami.
“Bathroom selfie right before Yeezus hits the stage,” wrote Kardashian, along with an Instagram pic (see right and below) of an intense-looking West and her own skin-baring dress.
She added another picture from the concert later (see below), writing, “Show time.”
On Thursday, the couple celebrated their first Thanksgiving with baby North after arriving in Miami.
Retired footballer David Beckham recently revealed that he was forced to masturbate in front of his teammates as part of his initiation into Manchester
United's youth team in 1991.
Beckham, who opened up about the incident in a documentary titled The Class of ’92, said the incident happened when he was just 16 years old. He said he was forced to stare at a calendar photo of eighties Reds soccer
player Clayton Blackmore (pictured right) and pleasure himself, while
his teammate watched, as part of an embarrassing hazing ritual.
“Everyone had an initiation that you had
to go through on the youth
team, that was one of the most uncomfortable ones. The fact that I had
to look at Clayton Blackmore’s calendar and do certain things. I
was embarrassed when I was saying it on camera let alone talking about
it more. But it’s something that we all had to go through. It was
definitely something I wouldn’t like to go through again!' Beckham saidThe Class of ’92, is a documentary abo…
Tennessee dad had a gut feeling that he could train the shepherd to help his son, 4
As nearly anyone who has adopted a dog or cat from a shelter can
attest, there’s something special about a rescued pet; it’s as if the
animal senses he’s been given a second chance at life. That’s certainly
the case with Juno, a Belgian Malinois who was rescued from a shelter
just days before she was to be euthanized. But since coming to live with
her family in Alcoa, Tenn., Juno has taken on the role of rescuer to
four-year-old Lucas Hembree.
Lucas suffers from Sanfilippo syndrome, an inherited, metabolic disease
caused by the absence or malfunctioning of an enzyme needed to break
down long sugar molecules. As the disease progresses, children lose the
ability to speak, walk and eat. The disease also causes severe
neurological damage that leads to aggressive behavior, hyperactivity and
November 30, Zamfara State - Five persons have been reported dead at a
vehicles' crash scene, after a 10-seat Sharon bus skidded off the road
at Tudun-Gara village near Kaura Namoda.
Safety Commission's Unit Commander in the area, Alhaji Muktar Fago,
reports the tragedy occured at 6.30 a.m., about 10 km into
The causes of the accident are burst
tyre and over speeding. These factos made the driver to lose control
over the vehicle, and it skidded off the road into the bush.
Fago saud three persons were pronounced dead at the scene, while two
others died as FRSC officials were conveying them to the hospital. The
corpses were deposited at the Kaura Namoda General Hospital.
fine run in sports continued Saturday in Malaysia where the nation's
weightlifting team won the 2013 Commonwealth weightlifting championship.
won a total of eight gold, three silver and three bronze to lift the
female championship trophy, while India lifted the male diadem.
of Nigeria's weightlifting team, Miriam Usman has dedicated the trophy
they won here to President Goodluck Jonathan, even as she stated that
they were propelled by the performance of the nation's soccer teams.
of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), and the Enugu State
University of Science and Technology (ESUT), declared in separate
statements that educational activities there are scheduled to resume on
December 2, Monday.
In his statement, the Registrar of
the UNN, Mr Anthony Okonta, asured that "normal academic activities
would resume immediately."
Students who had outstanding examinations for the 2012/2013 session should report to their respective faculties and departments.
A 4-year-old girl was deflowered by a female teacher, Olajumoke Oyewole at
Golden Sharon Nursery and Primary School (formerly Kingdom Sharon),
located at Ijaba area of Ota, Ogun State. The incident occurred on
Tuesday, November 26, 2013.
Lydia (name changed), who is a
pupil of nursery, with her twin brother got home on Tuesday afternoon
and started complaining of a nagging pain in her private part. But
things she later revealed confounded her mother.
Mother of the
girl said, “I asked her what was wrong and she said, ‘stone.’ I thought
she meant that somebody stoned her and I waved off the matter that she
would be alright.
“But when the pain persisted and she kept
complaining, I decided to check why she was feeling pain there. That was
when I discovered a wound on her private part.
“I was alarmed and
I asked her who did that to her. She immediately mentioned Aunty Jummy
(the accused.) I asked what the teacher did to her and she said the lady
dipped her finger in her priva…
toddler who had the most misshapen head doctors had ever seen has
undergone pioneering surgery to prevent her brain from being squashed.
Kaydence Theriault and her fellow triplets Taylor and Kaylin were all
born with Crouzon Syndrome, which causes the baby's head to become
Kaydence had the most severe form doctors had ever seen because her skull was shaped like a cloverleaf.
She needed life-saving surgery to ensure her brain didn't become damaged.
team of expert cranio-facial surgeons came together to save her, and
now Kaydence and her siblings are like any playful toddlers who will
celebrate their fourth birthday in December.
They are suffering no health issues or learning problems and are catching up in height with other youngsters.
Their mother Bobbie Jo, 38, of Indianapolis, said: 'The doctors have been amazing.
Kaydence was born no-one knew if she would survive. But thanks to their
incredible talent we have a normal h…
If this video that surfaced online today was real, Kanye would need to take a seat in anger management rehab next to Chris Brown! Fortunately, it’s not him.
Earlier today, a 30-second video of Kanye allegedly fighting the paparazzi in the streets of Austin, Texas was uploaded to YouTube and quickly made its rounds across the Internet. In the insane footage that looks like something off of the homepage of World Star, a man who looks incredibly similar to Kanye is spotted slapping around two rumored photographers in the streets. It’s pretty bad! Like “Go straight to Jail, do not pass go..do not collect 200 dollars” bad.
Although, the video is said to have taken place yesterday, there are a few things things that are dead giveaways as to why the man in the video is not Kanye:
I have never for one day believe that such things really exist,i only saw this on movies..the world is fast changing. A man believed to
be in his 70s, who claimed to be a wizard, was on Wednesday found on the
banks of the Okrudu River at Kaimebre, a settlement near the Kasoa New
Market in the Central Region Ghana.
The wizard who gave his name as Charles Atta, looked frail, pale and bore protruding br**sts like that of a teenage girl.
This is a true life
story, It all happened in Delta state Nigeria, a man whose name is
withheld went to a bar to relax and have a drink. On getting to the bar,
he took more than expected and became tipsy. He saw a beautiful girl,
who was a commercial $3x worker, he called her bought her some bottles
of drink. After that both of them bargained the price for just a night,
the girl said, he is to pay N10,000 for the night. The beautiful
commercial $*x worker whose name is also withheld attends one of the
institutions in Delta State Nigeria. They left based on agreement, on
getting to the man place,she noticed that he was really comfortable,nice
house,good cars pack around and many other stuff,they had fun that night, and when it was morning, they exchanged contacts and she left . SEE MORE BELOW......
The eyes require special treatment and care, whether it's a lifestyle
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Feeling tired this morning? Blame it on Thomas Edison. The
technological marvel of electricity has brightened our lives, perhaps a
little too much, wrote Charles Czeisler, Ph.D., professor of sleep
medicine at Harvard Medical School, in a Nature article.
The use of electric lights at night disturbs natural sleep patterns, or
circadian rhythms, and can cause people to consume caffeine to stay
awake far later than they should, he said.
A police helicopter has crashed into the roof of the Clutha Vaults pub in central Glasgow, near the River Clyde.
Robert Sheppyorker was in
a flat near the pub. He said it sounded like a "large firework or... a
truck falling over", and that it looked "like the roof had blown off."
Ocean lovers might want to point their sextant in the direction of Zanzibar with the opening of Africa’s first floating underwater room off Pemba Island, a fertile tract that produces nearly three-quarters of the world’s cloves and offshore, popular with divers.
Joining a list of other experimental under-the-sea hotel rooms in Florida, Sweden and the Maldives, the underwater room at Manta Resort in Tanzania’s Zanzibar Archipelago immerses guests 4m below the surface.
James Hong signs a female fan's bottom after requesting to get his autograph tattooed
James Hong -- who famously played Lo Pan
in the 1986 classic "Big Trouble in Little China" -- is still an ass
man ... as in, he recently signed one at a comic book convention in
It all went down when a superhero nerdette dressed as
Wonder Woman approached Hong at Comic Con in Austin this week and asked
for his John Hancock on her right butt cheek. Hong obliged -- and
included a strategically placed arrow above her crack (nice touch).
The court also ordered the immediate re-opening of Amigo Supermarket.
Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday
sentenced Talal Roda, a Lebanese, to life in prison for illegal
possession of firearms.
Mr. Ademola, who gave the verdict in his judgment, held that Mr. Roda
was guilty of conspiracy to transport, import, sell and hoard large
unlicensed firearms stored at No.3 Gaya Road, Kano.
Mr. Roda, also accused of being a member of the Lebanese group,
Hezbollah, along with two of his compatriots, Mustapha Fawaz and
Abdallah Thahini, were charged with criminal conspiracy and unlawful
importation of prohibited firearms.
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Recording artist Chris Brown (L) and his
attorney Mark Geragos appear in Los Angeles court on November 20, 2013
in Los Angeles, California. Brown was ordered to 90 days at an inpatient
center, random drug testing and 24 hours of weekly community service.
Brown was arrested last month for misdemeanor assault in Washington, DC
and was already on probation for a felony domestic violence charge after
a 2009 incident with then-girlfriend Rihanna.
– Is Mother Monster trying to look like a citizen of District 12 from
the “Hunger Games”? Well, one thing is for sure: they wouldn’t be able
to afford a $10,181 CDN jumpsuit. (Photo by Jun Sato/WireImage)
Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Mark, recommends registering a URL for your baby
TORONTO - For most expectant mothers, there's a fairly typical to-do list to tackle as the due date approaches.
you're a member of the tech savvy Zuckerberg clan, the one linked to
the world-changing Facebook empire, there's an entirely different set of
important tasks that naturally comes to mind.
preliminary Googling to do before settling on a name, and there are
URLs, email addresses and social media accounts to register for.
Randi Zuckerberg — older sister of Facebook founder Mark — made sure
she secured a web site address and email address for her now
two-and-a-half-year-old son Asher in preparation for his birth, and
talks about why she thinks it's so important in her new book "Dot
Complicated," a guide to managing the ever-changing demands of
technology and social media.
"Of course I did that for my son,"
says Zuckerberg, the …
GENEVA — Syria’s conflict is creating a generation of damaged children,
the United Nations warned Friday in a report on the plight of more than a
million children who are refugees in neighboring countries, many of
them deprived of access to education and of any semblance of a normal
family life or childhood.
“The world must act to save a generation of traumatized, isolated and
suffering children from catastrophe,” the United Nations refugee agency
warned in the report. “If we do not move quickly, this generation of
innocents will become lasting casualties of war.”
It is no longer news that the barely one year old marriage of
controversial Nollywood actress, Uche Iwuji has reportedly crashed. What
many, especially her teeming fans are oblivious of is the huge role
some unclad pictures of the pretty thespian allegedly play in the
collapse of the once happy union between Iwuji and her international
businessman lover, Mr. Juwon Lawal.
Four years ago, Timothy Brown underwent an innovative procedure.
Since then, test after test has found absolutely no trace of the virus
in his body. The bigger miracle, though, is how his case has experts
again believing they just might find a cure for AIDS.
AIDS is a disease of staggering numbers, of tragically recursive
devastation. Since the first diagnosis, 30 years ago this June 5, HIV
has infected more than 60 million people, around 30 million of whom have
died. For another 5 million, anti-retroviral therapy has made their
infection a manageable though still chronic condition. Until four years
ago, Timothy Brown was one of those people.
Several Togolese women who are protesting under the opposition
name, “Sauvons Le Togo” (“Let’s Save Togo”), have on August 28 in Togo’s
capital Lome, dropped their trousers in front of police forces to
provoke them, to the great amusement of fellow protesters, bystanders
P-Square are reportedly planning to have a joint white wedding.
This comes after one of the identical twin brothers, Peter recently had his traditional wedding.
His brother, Paul said they couldn't have their traditional weddings on the same day because of cultural differences.
The National Agency for Food and
Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday said that the
agency had sealed 54 table water producing factories in the Niger state.
The NAFDAC Coordinator in Niger, Mr Dadi Mantum, said this at news conference in Minna.
He said that the 54 sachet water factories were closed in Suleja and Minna for allegedly contravening the agency's regulations.
A Yemeni wedding ended in disaster after a guest firing
celebratory shots in the air with his AK-47 accidentally killed two men
while they were dancing to pop hit "Gangnam Style", according to a
police source and a video posted online.
The police source said the guest at the wedding in the southern city
of Taiz lost control of his rifle, leading to the deaths. Two other
people were being treated in hospital.
A video circulating on the web purportedly shows the incident, which
happened late last week. Its authenticity could not be immediately
Federal Government intends to stop importing rice, fish, wheat and
tomatoes. This was made known by Dr Niyi Odunlami, the Senior Technical
Adviser to the Minister of Agriculture and rural Development, as he
visited staple crops processing zones of the World Bank-assisted
Commercial Agriculture Development project in Lagos.
noted, however, that it is impossible to bring infrastructural
development to rural farming areas without support by state and local
governments, as well as Local Council Development Areas.
rural farming areas need to be developed in terms of infrastructure, so
as to reduce or possibly eradicate the