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7ft 7in British actor who played Game of Thrones giant Mag the Mighty and was the UKs tallest man dies of heart …

7ft 7in British actor who played Game of Thrones giant Mag the Mighty and was the UKs tallest man dies of heart …

| February 26, 2017
Britain’s tallest man who stood at 7ft 7in has died aged 36. Basketball player-turned-actor Neil Fingleton suffered a lethal heart failure on Saturday. He most famously played the giant Mag The Mighty in the HBO TV series Game of Thrones . Basketball player-turned-actor Neil Fingleton played the giant Mag The Mighty in the HBO TV [...]

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BREAKING NEWS: Aliens and Titanic star Bill Paxton, 61, dies unexpectedly due to complications from heart surgery

BREAKING NEWS: Aliens and Titanic star Bill Paxton, 61, dies unexpectedly due to complications from heart surgery

| February 26, 2017
Actor Bill Paxton has died at the age of 61 because of complications following a heart surgery, his family said.  The Titanic and Aliens star passed away on Saturday, after a heart surgery had complications post-op and he suffered a fatal stroke, according to TMZ . He was in a host of Hollywood hits, including Twister, [...]

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Most likely to succeed: Washingtons Kelsey Plum nears NCAA scoring record

Most likely to succeed: Washingtons Kelsey Plum nears NCAA scoring record

| February 26, 2017
CLOSE Skip in Skip x Embed x Share Washington’s Kelsey Plum is closing in on Jackie Stiles’ career scoring record set in 2001. USA TODAY Sports Kelsey Plum is putting up monstrous numbers in 2016-17. (Photo: Scott Eklund, University of Washington.) 1586 CONNECTTWEET 6 LINKEDIN COMMENTEMAILMORE SEATTLE — The phone rang at the Plum household [...]

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Oscars 2017: Academy rescinds nomination one day before ceremony

Oscars 2017: Academy rescinds nomination one day before ceremony

| February 26, 2017
One day before the Oscars ceremony finally took place, one budding nominee was likely very excited waiting patiently to attend the prestigious ceremony. Unfortunately, though, it was not to be, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts has rescinded Greg P. Russell’s Sound Mixing nomination for 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi . “Upon [...]

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Dozens injured as car ploughs into New Orleans parade crowd

Dozens injured as car ploughs into New Orleans parade crowd

| February 26, 2017
A young child was among at least 28 people who were injured when a vehicle ploughed into a crowd watching a parade in New Orleans.  Police Chief Michael Harrison said the male driver was being investigated for driving while intoxicated.  He did not rule out terrorism but said the early signs appeared to rule it out.   Read more [...]

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Muhammad Alis son and namesake claims he was profiled after being detained for two hours at a Florida airport and …

Muhammad Alis son and namesake claims he was profiled after being detained for two hours at a Florida airport and …

| February 26, 2017
Muhammad Ali’s son was detained for two hours at a Florida airport, and claims that it is because he is Muslim.  Muhammad Ali Jr is considering suing after being held up at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport when he was returning from Jamaica on February 7. He’d taken a trip with his mother, Khalilah Ali, Muhammad [...]

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Deontay Wilder and Gavin McDonnell threw up plenty to learn from either side of the Atlantic

Deontay Wilder and Gavin McDonnell threw up plenty to learn from either side of the Atlantic

| February 26, 2017
Deontay Wilder and Gavin McDonnell threw up plenty to learn from either side of the Atlantic By James Dielhenn Last Updated: 26/02/17 11:01am What did we learn from Deontay Wilder’s win in Alabama, and Gavin McDonnell’s defeat in Hull? Did Wilder impress you? On one hand, he looked rusty and reckless. But on the other [...]

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Why baseball means so much for Tahquitz High senior

Why baseball means so much for Tahquitz High senior

| February 26, 2017
Why baseball means so much for Tahquitz High senior Print Photo Share Pin It 1 of 3 More Galleries     Tahquitz High School senior Clayton Ellis, left, credits head coach Ron Savage with teaching him life lessons alongside the sport of baseball. DIANE A. RHODES, CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER Related article » INLAND PEOPLE CLAYTON ELLIS [...]

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Balancing act! Actress Teresa Palmer juggles newborn baby and toddler as she goes makeup-free while dashing …

Balancing act! Actress Teresa Palmer juggles newborn baby and toddler as she goes makeup-free while dashing …

| February 26, 2017
She gave birth to her second child just before Christmas. And Teresa Palmer looked quite the doting mother as she juggled two-moth-old Forest Sage and three-year-old Bodhi Rain through Sydney airport this week. The Hacksaw Ridge star went makeup-free as she dashed through terminals alongside her hubby Mark Webber, 36. Scroll down for video  Balancing act: [...]

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How Washington guard Kelsey Plum reached the cusp of the NCAA …

How Washington guard Kelsey Plum reached the cusp of the NCAA …

| February 26, 2017
CLOSE Skip in Skip x Embed x Share Washington’s Kelsey Plum is closing in on Jackie Stiles’ career scoring record set in 2001. USA TODAY Sports Kelsey Plum is putting up monstrous numbers in 2016-17. (Photo: Scott Eklund, University of Washington.) 1572 CONNECTTWEET 6 LINKEDIN COMMENTEMAILMORE SEATTLE — The phone rang at the Plum household [...]

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