Taped conversations between Michael Jackson and his one-time friend Rabbi Shmuley Boteach are the subject of a new book: 'The Michael Jackson Tapes: A Tragic Icon Reveals His Soul in Intimate Conversation.' The rabbi appeared on NBC's 'Today' show to discuss the 30 hours of recordings (taped with Jackson's permission) he used when writing the book. "I don't think Michael will be looked at the same after people read this book," Boteach says. "It's… Continue
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The Bank of Jamaica says it will be issuing a high security $5,000 banknote on Thursday (September 24).
The note will be legal tender for all monetary transactions, and willcomplement the existing family of banknotes; namely $50, $100, $500 and$1,000.
The portrait of the late former Prime Minster of Jamaica, the Rt. Hon.Hugh Lawson Shearer, appears on the front of the note. The reversefeatures blossoms of the Frangipani and an aerial… Continue
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JAKARTA (AFP) – An Indonesian woman has given birth to an 8.7-kilogramme (19.2-pound) baby boy, the heaviest newborn ever recorded in the country, a doctor said Wednesday.
The baby, who is still unnamed and is 62 centimetres (24.4 inches) long, was born by caesarean section Monday at a public hospital in North Sumatra province, a gynaecologist who took part in the operation told AFP.
"This heavy baby made the surgery really tough,… Continue
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I don't understand why all these fairly intelligent heads of nation uses the meeting as a platform to express their personal beleif and agenda when all we need to hear is what can you do to make this world better and stop looking like idiots crying about what the next man have.
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There had been hopes for weeks that there might be more to show from the first meeting of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas since Netanyahu took office in March -- perhaps even a dramatic announcement by Obama of the resumption of the Mideast peace negotiations that broke off over a year ago.
That wasn't to be. Despite months of effort, the sides remain far apart on a staunch Palestinian… Continue
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With guns drawn and flashlights cutting through darkened rooms, Polk County undercover drug investigators stormed the home of convicted drug dealer Michael Difalco near Lakeland in March.
As investigators searched the home for drugs, some drug task force members found other ways to occupy their time. Within 20 minutes of entering Difalco's house, some of the investigators found a Wii video bowling game and began bowling frame after frame.
While some detectives hauled out… Continue
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Spotrushaz were chosen to represent on the soundtrack of 2KSports 10th Anniversary Title, NBA2K10
alongside a slew of international acts...
Here's the official listing for the soundtrack of NBA 2K10:
*Ace Hood – “Top of the World”
* Adam Tensta – “My Cool”
* Akala – “The Edge”
* Al Kapone – “Rock This”
* Chali2na – “Lock It Down (Instrumental)”
* Chali2na – “International (feat. Beenie Man)”
* Donnie Bravo – “Run Away”
* Duo… Continue
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LAS VEGAS -- Money came back with a guarantee. Floyd Mayweather Jr. told the world he was still its best boxer despite taking 21 months off, and he backed up every boast with every jab in an impressive victory.
Although next time out, hopefully he'll pick on somebody his own size.
Mayweather overpowered the smaller, lighter Juan Manuel Marquez for an unanimous decision Saturday night, maintaining his perfect record in his comeback from… Continue
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Ian Allen A 'best of' collection CD for most artistes would be heralding the end of their career. In July when 'Extra Raw: The Best of Lady Saw' was released by VP Records, this is what many thought would have happened to the undisputed 'Queen of the Dancehall', Lady Saw.
However, for the deejay, born Marion Hall, as the door to the relationship with her long-time record label VP Records closes,another has opened, as she prepares for the release… Continue
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LAS VEGAS (AP)—Floyd Mayweather Jr. has returned to the ring in a big way with an unanimous decision over the smaller, lighter Juan Manuel Marquez.
In his first fight back from retirement and a 21-month absence, Mayweather knocked down the undersized Marquez in the second round and then peppered him with countless damaging shots to remain unbeaten in 40 pro fights.
Marquez was a 130-pounder just 18 months ago, but the Mexican champion… Continue
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A New Jersey boy accidentally dished out cocaine to his friends at day care - after his dad stashed the drugs in the child's coat pocket and told him it was candy, police said.
Shaheed Wright, 25, of East Orange, was arrested and four children were rushed to the hospital Friday after a teacher discovered the narcotics.
One child ingested the drug but was not made sick.
Wright allegedly put several baggies of cocaine inside… Continue
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In a week that Kanye West would surely like to forget, there's a minor swirl going around the Web that might actually help his wounded (but still massive) ego. The rumor mill somehow made its way all the way up to a USA Today blog, with some questioning if Kanye's VMA outburst staged beforehand. Could the moment have possibly been staged, and in the slim chances it were, should someone have come out by now to say it was indeed a big joke to avoid… Continue
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This is the audiotape of President Barack Obama calling Kanye West a "jackass" for hijacking Taylor Swift's acceptance speech during the VMAs. The audio was recorded just before Obama went on camera to do an interview with CNBC. Before the interview began, Obama -- referring to Kanye's antics on stage -- said "I thought that was really inappropriate," then adding, "He's a jackass."
After making the remarks, Obama said "Where's the pool?"… Continue
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It was either the ballsiest move -- or the stupidest move -- Diddy ever made ... getting right in the face of a tough-talking hip-hop cop, not affiliated with the NYPD, and calling him a "mother f**ker" during an extremely heated confrontation.
It all went down Sunday night outside a VMA afterparty at 1 Oak -- the cop forcefully instructed Diddy to keep moving on the sidewalk ... to which the record mogul replied, "Lower your f**king voice… Continue
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WASHINGTON – The lodge room of the Naval Masonic Hall is a colorful and somewhat inscrutable sight for the nonmember, with its blue walls, Egyptian symbols, checkered floor in the center and high ceiling painted with gold stars.
Countless secrets supposedly have been shared in this and thousands of similar rooms around the world. Facts of life have been debated, honors bestowed, rituals enacted. You would need to belong to a lodge to learn what… Continue
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