Day: July 10, 2008

MICHAEL JACKSON SET TO TEAM UP WITH NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK

Michael Jackson is set to revive his music career by teaming up with reformed boy band New Kids On The Block. The musician has held a number of secret talks with the band who will go on tour for the first time in 20 years, in September. And Jackson has agreed to collaborate with them as he attempts to reignite his music career after his acquittal for child abuse charges three years ago. New Kids On The Block singer Donnie Wahlberg says, “It’s very []

UK NEWS: SHAKILUS MURDER ACCUSED IN COURT

Murdered: Shakilus Townsend Four teenagers, including a girl of 15, have appeared in court accused of murdering 16-year-old Shakilus Townsend in south London. Shakilus, from Deptford, was beaten with a baseball bat and repeatedly stabbed in Thornton Heath on 3 July. Tyrell Ellis, 18, of Thornton Heath, two youths, aged 17 and 16, and the girl, were remanded in custody by Sutton Magistrates. One man, 22, has been bailed while a fifth youth was arrested on Thursday. The defendants will next appear []

REV JESSE JACKSON APOLOGISES TO BARACK OBAMA

“In a shocking blast at Barack Obama that was caught on tape, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said, “I wanna cut his nuts out.” He made the astonishingly vulgar remark as he accused the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee of giving moral lectures to African-Americans. “See, Barack [has] been talking down to black people . . . I wanna cut his nuts out,” Jackson said. His whispered comments – accompanied by his hand-miming a cutting motion – were picked up by a live mike []