Work began on Monday on the development of a man-made island in Dubai, 500 metres directly opposite the Jumeirah Beach Residence complex. To be known as Bluewaters Island, the new development will house five star hotels and resorts, al fresco dining and entertainment zones, and residential apartments and villas. The focal point of the island city, which will cost $1.6 billion, will be a 688 ...
The Australian Crime Commission's (ACC) Illicit Drug Data Report 2011-12 has warned of an alarming increase in the use, seizure and arrests for illicit drugs in sports, especially in football. The report revealed 76,000 seizures of cannabis, amphetamine-type substances, heroin, cocaine and other substances, together with 93,000 illicit-drug related arrests both of which have been the highest ...
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charities and some of the biggest corporates in the country.However, there are also an increasing number of successful partnerships evolving between charities and community groups and local, smaller businesses. Jan Levy, managing director ...
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first kill, mind you. That happened before the pilot — as far as we know, Norman attacking his father was his firsthomicidalbreak. But this was different: This was Norman being comforted by an older woman and then coerced by his ';mother'; into slashing her throat. That’s right: Our budding psycho offed sweet, pre-pedophiliac Miss Watson in Monday’s finale, which also ...
Oscar Pistorius has turned his back on athletics for the rest of the year to focus on fighting the murder charge hanging over him. The South African's agent Peet van Zyl told Press Association Sport the 26 year old was not mentally ready to return to competition as he awaits trial, charged with the premeditated murder of his girlfriend. Instead, the athlete has turned down a number of ...
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The Mt. Lebanon School Board passed an $83.16 million budget on Monday night, instituting fees ranging from $5 to $40 per year for students participating in sports and extracurricular ...
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Actors Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix will reportedly team up again for a crime thriller, to be directed by Paul Thomas.
The popular duo was last seen together in the 2005 movie "Walk The Line", for which Witherspoon even won a best actress Academy Award.
They are now set for a big screen reunion in upcoming movie "Inherent Vice", reports dailystar.co.uk.
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