Vern Gosdin Dies

Vern Gosdin, singer and the composer died on Tuesday 28 April at age 74. Singer which was referred to as "the voice" and has achieved success by '80s hits such as "Set 'Em Up Joe" and "Chiseled in Stone", suffered a stroke a few weeks ago. Before starting his solo career, scored a success with his brother Rex as the Gosdin Brothers.


First swine flu case confirmed in Indiana

In Indiana is the first confirmed case of swine flu virus. Student is well and no serious complications from the virus, says State Health Commissioner Judy Monroe. More examines how the virus infected student, because he is not traveling to Mexico, where a virus has caused about 150 deaths. Also the student has fully recovered and is in good health.

Mexico Hit by Earthquake

While Mexico struggles with the swine flu one more disaster hits Mexico. Mexico was hit by strong earthquake. The earthquake rocking tall buildings and skyscrapers, also the earthquake registered 5.8 on the Richter Scale. The quake hit 19 miles south southeast of Tixtla, Guerrero, about 150 miles of the capital Mexico City, said the USGS.

Lost’s Desmond accused of Sexual Harassment

Henry Ian Cusick aka Desmond from Lost was accused of sexual harassment by a former ABC employee. On Friday 24 April Chelsea Stone has filed a complaint against Henry Ian Cusick. Chelsea Stone charges Cusick for alleged sexual harassment. Chelsea Stone said that he touched her back and breasts and make moaning sounds.
Source: celebgalz

Mexico Swine Flu Epidemic Worries World

CDC Acting Director Richard Besser, says that is Mexico 's deadly flu outbreak caused by the same virus identified in the U.S. The CDC is analyzing 14 virus samples sent from Mexico. Seven of them, the CDC learned today, are very similar to the unusual swine flu strain isolated from U.S. patients. In Mexico sixty people have died of flu, 16 of deaths are confirmed cases of swine flu, news sources quote Mexican officials as saying.

Source: webmd

Schools First Virtual Credit Union OCTFCU KAPFCU!

Schools First Federal Credit Union, OCTFU (Orange County Teachers Federal Credit Union), and KAPFCU are among the growth of credit unions in the nation currently.
Schools First Credit Union and OCTFU covered on TV today have since crashed their servers. But another organization similarly worth considering is Kappa Alpha Psi Federal Credit Union (KAPFCU), also making news today (but their server staying up!).

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62nd Cannes Film Festival Official Selection Announced

The 62nd Cannes Film Festival official selection was announced. All films are featured in four categories: Competition, Un Certain Regard, Special Screenings and Out of Competition. The festival starts on May 13th and last for 11 days. Also for this year as special highlight featured films are Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds, Terry Gilliam's Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (which is Heath Ledger's last film), Ang Lee's Taking Woodstock, and many more...

Source: official website

LOST season 5 episode 14

LOST Season 5 episode 14. “The Variable.” The full episode will be shown on April 29, next Wednesday on ABC Television network. Here’s a short summary of the episode: On the 100th episode milestone for the series, the time of reckoning has begun when Daniel Faraday comes clean regarding what he knows about the island.. This episode will be centered on Miles, making this his first solo episode. Episode 14 in 5 sesaon is written by Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis and directed by Paul A. Edwards. Watch promo...

Bryan Steinhauer says that he doesn't remember fatal attack

The Binghamton University student from Brooklyn whose beating led to an international manhunt spoke out for the first time today about the incident, saying while he is still recovering, he is hoping for the best.
Bryan Steinhauer, 22, says he does not remember the May 2008 attack at a bar near Binghamton University which left him in a coma for about two months.
The Brooklyn native addressed the media from Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan where he goes for outpatient therapy four times a week, as well undergoing as physical, occupational and speech therapy.
He says the best revenge would be for him to get back to where he was before the attack, and he's going to keep working, and hoping for the best.

Police ID 4 Found Dead In Towson Hotel

Baltimore County police on Tuesday released the names of four people found Monday in the Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel in Towson.
They were identified as William Parente, 59, Betty Parente, 58, Stephanie Parente, 19, and Catherine Parente, 11, of Garden City, N.Y. Investigators are not releasing the causes or manner of deaths until after the completion of autopsies. "The direction of this investigation is that of a murder-suicide at this point," said police Cpl. Mike Hill. Stephanie Parente was a student at Loyola College. William Parente was a tax attorney in Manhattan. Authorities said the victims were related, although they did not say how. Next-door neighbor Mary Opulente Krener said in a phone interview that William and Betty Parente were a couple and Stephanie and Catherine were their daughters.

FBI's newest 'Most Wanted' terrorist is American

For the first time, an accused domestic terrorist is being added to the FBI's list of "Most Wanted" terror suspects.
Daniel Andreas San Diego, a 31-year-old computer specialist from Berkeley, Calif., is wanted for the 2003 bombings of two corporate offices in California.
Authorities describe San Diego as an animal rights activist who turned to bomb attacks and say he has tattoo that proclaims, "It only takes a spark." A law enforcement official said the FBI was to announce Tuesday that San Diego was being added to the "Most Wanted" terrorist list. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the announcement ahead of time. San Diego would be the 24th person on the list, and the only domestic terror suspect.

25,000 To Participate In Boston Marathon

More than 25,000 runners are expected under cool overcast skies Monday for the 113th running of the Boston Marathon, the 26.2-mile race from Hopkinton to Boston that has been dominated by elite African runners in recent years.
Defending champion Robert Cheruiyot, of Kenya, will go for his fifth Boston Marathon title, and Dire Tune, of Ethiopia, will try to repeat as the women's winner in Monday's race.
Ryan Hall and Kara Goucher are the top U.S. man and woman in their respective fields - contenders for titles that haven't gone to an American in decades.

Oracle To Buy Sun For Approximately $7.4 Billion

Oracle Corporation is to buy Sun Microsystems for $9.50 a share in a deal valued at approximately $7.4 billion, just a few weeks after a deal by IBM to buy Sun fell apart. It looks like Oracle will pay a premium of $2.81 a share, or 42%, over Sun Micro’s closing price of $6.69 a share on Friday.
Oracle said the deal is valued at $5.6 billion excluding cash and debt. Oracle is calling Sun’s Java “the most important software” it has ever acquired. The deal, which is expected to close in the Summer and was unanimously approved by Sun’s board of directors, has massive implications for the future openness of Java and MySQL.

Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery: Expecting!

Grey's Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo and her husband, music producer Chris Ivery, are going to be starting a family together, her rep, Jennifer Allen, confirms. "It's great news," says Allen. "They're ecstatic."
The actress, 39, and Chris Ivery, 41, were married by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a low-key ceremony on her birthday in November 2007. They got engaged on her birthday exactly a year earlier in 2006.

‘The Hobbit’ To Be Two Movies

In celebration of their 20th anniversary, it appears that Empire Magazine is out to score some massive scoops, and massive scoops they hath scored indeed.
The publication spoke exclusively to both Peter Jackson and Guillermo Del Toro — the producing/directing duo behind the planned The Hobbit movie, as well as a second original movie bridging the gap between Hobbit and Lord of the Rings.
Shockingly, the men had a big announcement to share with us. After much discussion, they decided that it would be in the best interest of all parties to make The Hobbit into two movies instead of trying to put it all into one film.