Archive: Jul 2014

Ebola Forces Liberia To Shut Border Crossings

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The Liberian government has closed most of the West African nation’s border crossings and introduced stringent health measures to curb the spread of the deadly Ebola virus that has killed at least 660 people across the region.

The new measures announced by the government on Sunday came as Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone struggle to contain the worst outbreak yet of the virus.
Speaking at a task force meeting, Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said the government was doing everything to fight the virus, including inspecting and testing all outgoing and incoming airline passengers.

“All borders of Liberia will be closed with the exception of major entry points. At these entry points, preventive and testing centres will be established, and stringent preventive measures to be announced will be scrupulously adhered to,” she said.

Ebola can kill up to 90 percent of those who catch it, although the fatality rate of the current outbreak is around 60 percent. The outbreak has placed a great strain on the health systems of some of Africa’s poorest countries.
Highly contagious, especially in the late stages, its symptoms include vomiting and diarrhoea as well as internal and external bleeding.

Under the new measures, public gatherings such as marches, demonstrations and promotional advertisements also will be restricted.

It Costs About $30,000 to Look Like Kim Kardashian

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One British woman spent a fortune on plastic surgery to look like her favorite reality star.

How much would you pay to look like your favorite celebrity?

A woman in England named Claire Leeson spent $30,000 on everything from a boob job to spray tans and bum padding to look like the reality star.

She brought pictures of Kim to show her plastic surgeon to make sure she got the look.

Leeson confirmed on ITV’s This Morning that her bum pads do feel real.

The 24-year-old didn’t just want to increase the size of her behind but her self-confidence.

So what costs so much just to look like Kim? Here is an approximate cost breakdown:

Boob Job- $8500
Teeth Whitening-$4300
Hair Extensions-$7700
Make-up-$1700
Spray Tans-$1700
Nails-$850
Bum Padding-$600
Shoes and Clothes-$5400

Kefee finally laid to rest in Warri Delta State

Wow, the pictures speak for themselves, kefee  (Irikefe Don-Momoh, nee Obareki) was buried at her home town

The whole town ground to a standstill as the body of their late daughter arrived Akpevwoghene Educational Centre, Okpara Inland, around noon in a white SUV with ‘Omega 1’ as the plate number.

She was also in a white casket and was laid in state in the middle of the school’s football field while friends and family paid their last respects. The casket was not immediately opened to the public but a funeral service was held in her honour while Sammie Okposo, his band and other gospel artists took turns on the stage set up at the venue

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Fan who fell asleep during Yankees-Red Sox game suing for $10 million

A New York Yankees fan is hoping that a mid-game nap could net him $10 million.

Andrew Rector, 26, fell asleep during the April 13 game between the Yankees and the rival Boston Red Sox. It was nationally televised on ESPN, and Rector was noticed by cameras and talked about by commentators John Kruk and Dan Shulman.

Video of Rector — titled “Tired fan naps in the stands” — was then published to MLB.com and YouTube. People on the Internet made fun of Rector (shocking, right?) and now he’s filed a defamation lawsuit against the Yankees, MLB, ESPN, Kruk and Shulman. Rector is seeking $10 million in damages after the “unending verbal crusade.”

The lawsuit is a doozy. The Smoking Gun has a copy, if you’d like to read it. It alleges:

“Announcers like Dan Shulman and John Kruck [sic] unleashed avalanche of disparaging words against the person of and concerning the plaintiff. These words, include but not limited to ‘stupor, fatty, unintelligent, stupid’ knowing and intending the same to be heard and listened to by millions of people all over the world.”
In many places, the lawsuit reads like a jumbled mess, with passages such as:

“The defendant Major league Baseball continually repeated these vituperative utterances against the plaintiff on the major league baseball web site the next day. These words and its insinuations presented the plaintiff as symbol of anything but failure.
“The defendant MLB.Com continued the onslaught to a point of comparing the plaintiff to someone of a confused state of mind, disgusted disgruntled and unintelligent and probably intellectually bankrupt individual.”
Thing is, the ESPN broadcast didn’t say any of the things alleged in Rector’s suit. Kruk and Shulman did make fun of him a bit — saying a ballpark isn’t the place to sleep and saying he was “oblivious” — but it was hardly “the avalanche of disparaging words.”

Instead, it sounds like Rector’s suit is including what online commenters said about him, and thus he’s trying to blame the Yankees, ESPN and MLB for the reaction in the comment section. That’s a precedent that would turn the Internet upside down, if it were to hold up in court, which doesn’t seem at all likely.

One part of the lawsuit calls out MLB for using a picture of two men kissing to imply that Rector is gay under the headline “Sleeping Yankees fan cares not for your rivalry talk.” However, that’s clearly from parody site NotSportcenter and not MLB.com.

Seems like this whole idea is just a vicious cycle. Rector filed a lawsuit because people poked fun at him on the Internet and now, after reading about the lawsuit, they’re just going to poke fun at him some more.

Kate Middleton Stuns in Gorgeous Pink Dress for Visit to Blessed Sacrament School: Pictures

 

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Pretty in pink! Kate Middleton was the picture of royal class in London on Tuesday, July 1, when she visited a school in the neighborhood of Islington.

The Duchess of Cambridge, 32, stopped by the local Blessed Sacrament School to check out a special program that the educational facility runs. It is a counseling program called M-PACT Plus, which helps families that are affected by addiction by supporting “children/young people aged 8-17 who are experiencing t
he effects of parental substance misuse within the family” and working “with the young people and parents to reduce the harmful impact that parental substance misuse and addiction has on family life.”

Nigeria schoolgirls: police say first arrest made over kidnapped students

Businessman Babuji Ya’ari is said to have ‘participated actively’ in the mass abduction of 200 schoolgirls back in April

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Nigeria’s military has said it had broken up a Boko Haram intelligence cell and arrested its leader, alleged to have taken part in the abduction of over 200 teenage girls in April.

A defence headquarters statement said that troops have found a militants’ ‘intelligence cell’ headed by a businessman “who participated actively in the abduction of school girls in Chibok,” in northeast Borno state last April 14.

Of the 276 girls abducted, 57 have been found while 219 are still missing.

The businessman identified as Babuji Ya’ari, who was also a member of a civilian youth group that worked along with the military, popularly known as Civilian JTF (Joint Task Force), allegedly used his position as a cover to work for the militants, it said