UK Album Chart Set For David Bowie Takeover – Blackstar already on course to become 10th No 1 before news of his death, which could lead to his other albums charting again. [guardian]
Oscar Pistorius Appeals Murder Conviction In Concourt – Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has filed papers with the Constitutional Court in a bid to appeal his conviction, his legal team confirmed. [mg]
Rupert Murdoch And Jerry Hall Announce Engagement – She may not have been wearing a diamond engagement ring at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, however former supermodel Jerry Hall, 59, and her new boyfriend, 84-year-old media mogul Rupert Murdoch, are set to make things permanent. [smh]
North Korea Reveals Alleged U.S. Prisoner To CNN In Pyongyang – Is North Korea holding an American prisoner? That’s what a man CNN spoke to in Pyongyang claims. [cnn]
DA To Get Its Day In Parliament Over Zuma’s Fitness To Hold Office – DA leader Mmusi Maimane said yesterday: “Speaker of the National Assembly Baleka Mbete has agreed in writing to my request for a debate on a motion of no confidence in President Zuma.” [tlive]
Germans (Still) Can’t Get Enough of Mein Kampf – With Mein Kampf back on German bookshelves for the first time in 70 years, Germans are buying up the murderous manifesto faster than even online retailers can churn it out. In less than a week of being back in its native tongue, Mein Kampf is already sold out in Germany. [gawk]
Swedish Police, Accused Of Cover-Up, Look Into Reports Of Sex Assault At Festival – The police in Sweden, responding to accusations of a cover-up, said on Monday that they were investigating why the public had not been informed about sexual assaults by men reported to be migrants at a festival in Stockholm last summer. [nyt]
Lionel Messi Wins Ballon d’Or Over Cristiano Ronaldo & Neymar – Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or award for the world’s best player for the fifth time. [bbc]
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Powerball Jackpot Surges to Record $1.4 Billion– The world’s largest jackpot in history surged to $1.4 billion on Monday as millions of Americans keep trying their luck at the winning the massive prize. [time]
Mad Scramble As World Buys Tickets Online To Biggest Lottery In History (R24 Billion) – No-one ever imagined Saturday’s draw – which was already the biggest ever – would rollover. Now the jackpot is $1.4 billion which is a lot of Rands, especially with the current exchange rate! Get tickets [here]
Bill Cosby Demands Dismissal Of Sex Assault Charges – The embattled comedian filed court papers Monday claiming prosecutors had promised not to file sex assault charges if he testified in a civil case. [bf]
Online Service Comes Clean About Buying Overseas Lottery Tickets – There is a lot of speculation when it comes to the online service providers that let you buy tickets to overseas lotteries. Read this interesting piece about their legal position and a local client who won $1.2 million from an overseas lottery. [more]
Instagram Has Deleted That Woman’s Live-Blog Of Her South African Rape – Remember that “ultra-feminist” story of the woman who posted an account of her alleged rape on social media last week? [more]
Iman Shared Messages Of Grief Days Before Husband David Bowie’s Death – Supermodel Iman Abdulmajid, who was married to David Bowie for more than 23 years, shared several grief-stricken messages on social media just days before her husband’s death. [mash]
Charlie Sheen Reveals He Was Sober For 11 Years – but returned to drugs and alcohol to ‘numb’ anxiety and fear after learning of HIV diagnosis. [dm]
15 Priceless Quotes From David Bowie Over The Years That Define His Stardom – Legendary British musician David Bowie died from cancer at the age of 69 on Sunday. In remembrance of Bowie’s insanely cool life, here’s a roundup of some of his iconic quotes. [busins]
El Chapo Guzman: Sean Penn Defends Rolling Stone Interview – US actor Sean Penn says he has no regrets regarding his secret Rolling Stone magazine interview with Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. [bbc]
Remember When David Bowie Got Busted For Pot With Iggy Pop In Hell, AKA Rochester, New York? – It’s official. David Bowie will never perform in Rochester again, in part because he is dead, but also because he never went back after he and Iggy Pop were arrested there for possession of marijuana in the 1970’s. [gawk]
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