Posts Tagged Social affairs

Lauren Hill to become honorary coach

In this Nov. 2, 2014, file photo, Mount St. Joseph's Lauren Hill gives a thumbs-up as she holds the game ball during her first NCAA college basketball game against Hiram University at Xavier University in Cincinnati. The freshman at Mount St. Joseph decided Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014  to give up her playing career after achieving her goal of scoring in a game even as she fights an inoperable brain tumor. Hill will continue raising money for cancer research as she spends time with her family. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lauren Hill’s basketball career is finished.

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Deaths and sex allegations rock the comedy world

In this May 15, 2014 file photo, Joan Rivers attends the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment 2014 Upfront at the Javits Center in New York. For comedians, there was very little to laugh about in 2014. Three pioneering comic legends died - David Brenner, Rivers and Robin Williams.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — For comedians, there was very little to laugh about in 2014.

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Musical of ‘School of Rock’ heading to Broadway

In this April 4, 2014 file photo, composer Andrew Lloyd Webber announces the new "Jesus Christ Superstar" North American arena tour at a press conference in New York. Producers said Thursday that a musical version of the 2003 Jack Black movie "School of Rock" will start in November, with an opening set for Dec. 6. Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater will write new music to be added to some songs featured in the movie. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Rockers, rejoice: The Broadway musical “Rock of Ages” may be going, but get ready for “The School of Rock.”

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Two-speed labor system in Qatar for 2022 World Cup

In this Nov.9, 2014 photo, stadium builders from Southeast Asia collect food from their free canteen after a day’s work in Doha, Qatar. Following widespread criticism of labor abuses in Qatar, the World Cup host nation for 2022 is giving better treatment to those who work on projects directly linked to the football tournament. (AP Photo/John Leicester)

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Men crammed together, dozens to a room, on bunk beds so close they can reach over and shake hands.

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NY rapper Bobby Shmurda faces gun, drug charges

FILE -- In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Bobby Shmurda arrives at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2014 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Shmurda whose real name is Ackquille Pollard has been arrested in New York City in a gun and narcotics investigation. Authorities said Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, that he was apprehended after leaving a Manhattan recording studio. Several others were also taken into custody. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — An up-and-coming rapper who performs under the name of Bobby Shmurda will face gun and drug trafficking charges when an arraignment is unsealed in court.

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