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The Michael Jackson’s death trial opened with an extraordinary moment this afternoon as the prosecutor started his opening remarks by displaying a photo of the singer’s dead body.

As Dr. Conrad Murray appeared before the jury charged with involuntary manslaughter over Michael Jackson’s death in 2009, deputy district attorney David Walgren displayed the picture that appeared to show tape or tubing over Jackson’s face.

Opposing fans of Michael Jackson and supporters of Dr. Conrad Murray gathered outside the courthouse in Los Angeles waving placards and banners as the whole Jackson family made their way into court for what has been billed as the trial of the century.

The shocking photo of Michael Jackson's dead body on a gurney on the opening day of the trial of Dr Conrad Murray

The shocking photo of Michael Jackson's dead body on a gurney on the opening day of the trial of Dr Conrad Murray


“Michael Jackson’s death was a homicide,” Los Angeles deputy district attorney David Walgren told the jury in opening statements.

“The evidence will show that Michael Jackson literally put his life in the hands of Conrad Murray… Michael Jackson trusted his life to the medical skills of Conrad Murray.

“The evidence will show that misplaced trust had far too high a price to pay… it cost Michael Jackson his life.”

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Dr. Conrad Murray’s defense attorney Ed Chernoff told the jury that Michael Jackson caused his own death.

Dr. Conrad Murray wiped tears from his eyes as Ed Chernoff said that the evidence will show that the singer swallowed 8, 2 mg pills of Lorazepam and injected himself with a dose of propofol.

Ed Chernoff said that Michael Jackson, who was frustrated because he could not sleep and frustrated because his doctor refused to give him a drug that he wanted, “did an act that caused his own death”.

“He died so fast he did not even have time to close his eyes,” Ed Chernoff said.

He also told jurors their job is not to determine whether the physician is a good doctor or not.

The bed where Michael Jackson died in his home in California

The bed where Michael Jackson died in his home in California

Michael Jackson’s parents, his siblings Janet, La Toya, Tito, Randy and Jermaine are all at the courthouse in LA for the opening statements in the trial of the singer’s personal physician, who was the last person to see him alive.

District deputy attorney David Walgren insisted that the evidence will show that the “acts and omissions of Michael Jackson’s personal doctor Conrad Murray directly led to his premature death at the age of 50”.

Dr. Conrad Murray “repeatedly acted with gross negilience, repeatedly denied appropriate care to his patient Michael Jackson and that is was Dr Murray’s repeated incompetent and unskilled acts that led to Michael Jackson’s death on June 25 2009,” attorney Walgren said.

David Walgren played disturbing audio recorded on Dr. Conrad Murray’s iPhone of Michael Jackson apparently under the influence of propofol a month before his death.

On the recording, Michael Jackson sounded slurred and confused as he mumbled: “We have to be phenomenal… When people leave this show, when people leave my show, I want them to say, <<I’ve never seen nothing like this in my life. Go. Go.>>”

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The prosecutor said the audio was evidence that Dr. Murray knew what was happening to Michael Jackson and should have discontinued ordering propofol.

He also attempted to paint a picture of the days leading up to the singer’s death.

“On June 19th Michael showed up for his rehearsal and he was not in good shape, he was not in good shape at all,” David Walgren said.

“He had chills, he was trembling… he was rambling.”

The court was shown pictures from inside Michael Jackson's home, here is the bathroom with his jacket on the floor

The court was shown pictures from inside Michael Jackson's home, here is the bathroom with his jacket on the floor

Kenny Ortega, Michael Jackson’s manager, who proposed This Is It tour, expressed concerns about Michael, but Dr. Conrad Murray allegedly told him and others that Jackson was “physically and emotionally fine”.

“Don’t let it be your concern, I am the doctor,” Dr. Conrad Murray allegedly said.

David Walgren also laid out the order of events from inside Michael Jackson’s house on the night that he died.

The prosecutor accused Dr. Conrad Murray of failing to call 911 as soon as he realized that there was something wrong with Michael Jackson.

An emergency call was not made until 12:20pm, at least 24 minutes after Dr. Murray is believed to have discovered Michael Jackson unconscious.

During a phone call at 11:51am with a cocktail waitress that Conrad Murray regarding as his girlfriend, the doctor became silent and the phone went dead, prosecutor said.

“This is likely the time Conrad Murray first noticed Michael Jackson’s lifeless body,” David Walgren said.

He claimed that phone records showed that Michael Jackson was left unattended for too long.

“It will be clear that Conrad Murray abandoned Michael when he needed help.”

“It was Conrad Murray’s gross negligence, it was Conrad Murray’s unskilled hands and his desire to obtain this lucrative contract of $150,000 a month that led Dr. Murray to not only abandon his patient, but to abandon all principles of medical care.”

Prosecutor Walgren also showed images of Michael Jackson’s bedroom to show how medical monitoring devices typically used when someone is under anesthesia were not there or appeared unused.

A blood pressure cuff was still in a box and an oxygen tank had no oxygen.

As the defense made their opening statements, Murray wiped away tears as lawyer Ed Chernoff described the doctor and Michael Jackson as “friends first”.

“Dr. Murray is no celebrity doctor. He is a cardiologist. He literally saves lives. That’s who he is.”

Ed Chernoff said that on the day he died, Michael Jackson had told Dr. Murray that he not slept for 10 hours and that if he did not sleep he would not be able to rehearse and would disappoint his fans.

Dr. Conrad Murray agreed to give him a 25 mg injection of propofol mixed with lidocaine.

Ed Chernoff claimed that Michael Jackson had become unable to sleep because he was being withdrawn from the painkiller Demerol, which he had been receiving from his dermatologist.

Demonstrators for and against Dr Conrad Murray

Demonstrators for and against Dr Conrad Murray


In his opening statement, prosecutor David Walgren told the jury that between 6 April, 2009, and the day of Michael Jackson’s death on June 25, Dr. Murray ordered enough propofol to give Jackson 1,937 milligrams a day.

Defense lawyers claimed Dr. Conrad Murray had been trying to wean Michael Jackson off propofol and gave him only a minimal dosage.

The lawyers claimed also that the King of Pop, desperate for sleep, swallowed an additional dose of the drug when his doctor was out of the room.

The defense’s theory is based on evidence that a trace amount of propofol was found in Michael Jackson’s stomach.

Medical witnesses may be asked to explain how it could have been found in his stomach, as ingesting it orally is almost unheard of.

Propofol is used to reduce anxiety and tension, and promotes relaxation and sleep or loss of consciousness. The drug provides loss of awareness for short diagnostic tests and surgical procedures, sleep at the beginning of surgery, and supplements other types of general anaesthetics. Long-term use of propofol can result in addiction. The steep dose-response curve of the drug makes potential misuse very dangerous without proper monitoring.

Side effects of propofol include: difficulty breathing, wheezing, fast heartbeat, palpitations, seizures, uncontrollable muscle spasm and swelling or extreme pain at the injection site.

At 12.12 pm Dr. Murray called Michael Jackson’s personal assistant Michael Williams and left a message saying: “Call me right away, please. Please call me right away. Thank you.”

When Williams immediately called Dr. Murray back he told him: “Get here right away Mr. Jackson had a bad reaction, he had a bad reaction”, according to prosecutors.

Dr. Murray had yet to call 911 at this point.

Michael Williams then called security guard Albert Alvarez to go and investigate and he said that when he entered Michael Jackson’s room, he was lying on the bed and Dr. Murray was administering CPR.

According to the prosecution, Conrad Murray then ordered the security guard to grab a bag while he started grabbing vials and a saline bag hanging from the IV stand to put inside the bag.

That bag was later found inside Michael Jackson’s home.

Michael Jackson supporters holding signs outside Los Angeles Superior Court

Michael Jackson supporters holding signs outside Los Angeles Superior Court

Prosecutors also say Murray ordered someone to clean up signs that Michael Jackson had been receiving a variety of medications, including propofol, and that he improperly monitored the singer’s vital signs, performed inadequate CPR and did not inform emergency medical personnel that he had given the musician propofol.

A recorded conversation that Dr. Conrad Murray had two days after Michael Jackson’s death was played where Murray can be heard saying that he gave his patient a small dose of propofol and then left him for 15 minutes to go to the bathroom.

“Then I came back to his bedside and was shocked because he wasn’t breathing,” the physician says in the audio recorded on June 27. Prosecutors allege that he was gone for a lot longer.

At 12.30 pm, paramedics arrived at Michael Jackson’s home and treated him for 42 minutes before transporting him to nearby Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

The ambulance arrived at hospital at 1.14 pm and a team of doctors tried for more than an hour to resuscitate the singer.

Michael Jackson was declared dead at 2.26 pm with members of his family by his side.

Millions of people around the world are expected to watch as the trial gives a glimpse into final days of Michael Jackson.

Crowds of people gathered at the Los Angeles Superior Court where there was a lottery drawn for seats for the opening statements.

Supporters of both Dr. Conrad Murray, 57, and Michael Jackson are outside the courthouse with signs including, “Fair trial for Dr Murray” and “Doctors are expected to heal not kill”.

The list of potential witnesses includes his eldest children Prince Michael and Paris, who have reportedly said that they want to take to the stand to testify.

Medical examiners have determined Michael Jackson’s death at the age of 50 on June 25 2009, at his rented Los Angeles mansion was due to an overdose of the powerful anaesthetic propofol and sedatives.

Prosecutors said Dr. Conrad Murray caused Michael Jackson’s death by giving him propofol as a sleep aid, and failing to monitor him properly.

Dr. Conrad Murray denies the charge of involuntary manslaughter but faces a prison sentence of up to four years if convicted.

Murray’s defense team is expected to argue that Michael Jackson was addicted to various painkillers and sedatives and gave himself the fatal dose of propofol, possibly by swallowing it.

The trial is expected to hear testimony from the paramedics who transported Michael Jackson to the hospital, medical experts, Jackson’s choreographer and Dr. Murray’s girlfriends.

Celebrity attorney Mark Geragos, who once represented Michael Jackson and has closely watched the criminal case against Dr. Conrad Murray, said that Jackson’s 13-year-old daughter Paris might also be called to testify, in what would likely be one of the most dramatic moments of the trial.

“She not only has things to say, but she can say it in a compelling way,” Mark Geragos said. Paris Jackson was at the house when the singer stopped breathing.

Michael Jackson’s children, Prince Michael, 14, and Paris, 13, have both reportedly told their grandmother Katherine of their desire to want to testify.

Prince Michael, Paris and Blanket were all included on a potential witness list passed out to the jurors in an attempt to ascertain their familiarity with the family.

Also listed were Michael Jackson’ siblings Janet, LaToya, Jermaine, Marlon, Rebbie, Tito and Randy as well as parents Katherine and Joe Jackson.

The Michael Jackson case is one of a small but growing number of U.S. criminal prosecutions of doctors for alleged malpractice.

The responses of the 12-person jury to written questionnaires made public last week shows that none of them reported having a negative experience with doctors.

At the time of his death, Michael Jackson was readying himself for 50 planned shows in London called “This Is It.”

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Siraj Yassin Abdullah Ali, the fanatical terrorist has escaped being thrown out of the UK because it would breach his human rights.

Siraj Yassin Abdullah Ali, graded the highest possible risk to the public, was released after serving just half of his nine-year sentence for helping the July 21 bombers.

The terrorist now mingles freely among the Londoners his co-plotters tried to kill six years ago.

The UK Government officials are desperate to deport the Islamic fundamentalist back to his native Eritrea but have been told they cannot because he could face “inhumane treatment or punishment”.

Siraj Yassin Abdullah Ali was convicted of helping a gang of five Al Qaeda suicide bombers in their bid to repeat the carnage of the attacks of July 7, 2005, two weeks later.

Siraj Yassin Abdullah Ali walking free on London streets.

Siraj Yassin Abdullah Ali walking free on London streets.

Graham Foulkes, whose 22-year-old son David was killed on July 7, said:

“These people were plotting to commit mass murder – what about the human rights of victims and families?

“These people had no consideration for the women and children they were trying to kill. How can they claim we should look after and support them?”

The case is the latest to highlight how human rights laws have left the authorities powerless to remove some terrorists and convicted criminals.

Imposed by unaccountable European judges, they place the rights of the most dangerous wrongdoers above the risks faced by ordinary people.

The five would-be suicide bombers were jailed for life after trying to detonate bombs at Shepherd’s Bush, Warren Street and Oval Tube stations and on a bus in Shoreditch.

Siraj Yassin Abdullah Ali, 35, knew about the potentially murderous July 21 conspiracy and helped the fanatics clear up their explosives factory.

The terrorist was jailed for 12 years in February 2008 for aiding and abetting the Al Qaeda cell. Judge Paul Worsley QC said he must have “harboured the hope” the bombers would “destroy society as we know it”.

The sentence was reduced to nine years on appeal and after time Siraj Yassin Abdullah Ali spent in jail while awaiting trial was taken into account, he was automatically released on licence several weeks ago. The terrorist is now living at a bail hostel on a leafy residential street in north-west London. He has been seen travelling on the Tube and catching buses.

With music headphones plugged into his ears and a bag slung casually across his shoulder, he appeared to be caught on camera chatting on a mobile phone.

It is understood that Siraj Yassin Abdullah Ali is being monitored around the clock and must obey a curfew and other conditions, including a ban on using the internet.

Ali is the second high-risk terrorist linked to the July 21 attacks to win the right to remain in the UK on human rights grounds in recent weeks.


Terrorist Siraj Yassin Abdullah Ali is using public transport in London

Terrorist Siraj Yassin Abdullah Ali is using public transport in London


Ismail Abdurahman, 28, who hid would-be bomber Hussain Osman for three days, escaped being deported to his native Somalia after judges feared for his safety. Ismail Abdurahman is also living at a bail hostel in London despite the protests of police and Home Office officials.

The release of Ali and Abdurahman underlines the challenges faced by police, probation and MI5. There are fears that they will be stretched to the limit as they try to monitor dozens of freed fanatics in the run-up to the Olympics next year.

Research by one think-tank found that more than 230 people have been convicted of terrorist offences since 2001, but only around 100 remain in prison.

Under Article 3 of both the European Convention on Human Rights, and Labour’s Human Rights Act, individuals are protected against torture, inhuman or degrading treatment.

The clause allows foreign terror suspects to fight deportation on the grounds that they would be tortured in their home countries if returned.

Tory MP Priti Patel said: ‘This is yet another example of how we have got to abolish this appalling human rights legislation that allows terrorists and violent criminals to waltz out of prison and stay in our country.

“They should be deported instantly back to where they came from.”

Solicitor Cliff Tibber, who represents the families of several July 7 victims, said: “There is no doubt it is uncomfortable for the families to see someone like this back on the streets after what feels like an extremely short period of time.”

A UK Border Agency spokesman said: “We will do everything we can to remove this individual from the UK and are extremely disappointed by the court’s decision to grant bail, which we vigorously opposed.

“In the meantime, we are working closely with public protection agencies to ensure that appropriate monitoring is in place.”

An UK Ministry of Justice spokesman insisted that public protection remains “top priority” and that serious offenders face “strict” controls and conditions.


Ashton Kutcher Two and a Half Men début had been the subject of a slew of Hollywood hype after it was announced he would be replacing the fired Charlie Sheen.

It seems the critics are a little mixed on Ashton Kutcher‘s performance after he made his first appearance on the hit comedy show last night.

According to the New York Daily News, Ashton Kutcher, who spent much of the time on last night’s show naked while playing Walden Schmidt billionaire, “just needs to work on being funny.”

“By the last third of the show, the writers had clearly decided that walking around naked was Walden’s best shot at a laugh.”

Ashton Kutcher's character, Walden Schmidt is a dumped billionaire who has attempted to commit suicide

Ashton Kutcher's character, Walden Schmidt is a dumped billionaire who has attempted to commit suicide

The Wall Street Journal reviewer wrote:

“Kutcher is intense and doesn’t do dead pan well at all. But he’s way hotter naked, and he’s naked a lot,” they said, adding that “Kutcher seems sort of frozen in place, humourless.”

Other commentators seemed to enjoy what Ashton Kutcher brought to the show, although some had reservations about his comic timing.

“The fact is that Kutcher, despite having spent so much time over the past few years branding and Tweeting himself, is a good comic actor,” wrote People in its review. “Not great.”

Entertainment Weekly wrote:

“Kutcher’s performance was good, nearly as poker-faced fine as Sheen’s was.”

 “It’s easy to see how Kutcher is going to fit into the ensemble.

“He’s part-contrast-to-Charlie (he ordered ginger ale, not liquor, while out at a bar with Alan), and part-Charlie-2.0 (he beds women with ease, but in a nice, horny-puppy-dog kind of way).”

Ashton Kutcher's character bonded with Jon Cryer's character Alan Harper

Ashton Kutcher's character bonded with Jon Cryer's character Alan Harper

However, other reviewers were kinder about Ashton Kutcher debut, who made his entrance as dumped husband Walden Schmidt soaking wet on the deck of Alan Harper’s Malibu beach house after trying to commit suicide in the ocean.

“With Kutcher loosely playing himself as a savant ladies’ man, it’s likely that Charlie Harper – or Sheen – won’t be missed,” said Fox News.

Charlie Sheen was famously fired from the smash hit TV comedy after falling out with its creator Chuck Lorre.

“Filling the void left by a well established character isn’t easy, but Kutcher mostly succeeded,” wrote The Chicago Sun Times.

“At times his character seemed a bit like Lennie petting the rabbits in Of Mice and Men, but give him a few episodes, and he should settle in nicely.”

The Los Angeles Times, meanwhile, said the show, which opened with Sheen’s character Charlie Harper’s funeral, was a ‘promising beginning.’

“Kutcher brings a softness as well as a sense of rude health – he was naked for much of the show – to a series that could often be brittle and sour, misanthropic and misogynistic, and temperamentally middle-aged.

“His presence might allow Cryer to play some sweeter, less strident notes, though it is up to Lorre, of course, to make that, or let that, happen.”

However, the viewing public were clearly less fussy than the critics on Ashton Kutcher, with a whopping 28 million tuning in – the largest ever audience for the show, which is in its ninth season.

Ashton Kutcher tweeted his gratitude to his fans today, posting:

“I owe you guys big time for showing up for us last night. Hope you were entertained. We’ll be there every Monday for you.”

And even Charlie Sheen found the episode funny, writing on his Twitter account:

“Surrounded by friends and watching the premier of Two and a Half Men,’ he tweeted. ‘Odd… But cool..! So far a lot of laughs!! Nice…”

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Kenya kidnapping UPDATES. Judith Tebbutt is searched by UK Special Forces.


A British tourist was murdered and his wife was kidnapped by pirates during their stay at an exclusive Kenyan beach resort.

The British couple, David and Judith Tebbutt, was attacked on Saturday late in the night by a gang carrying guns within hours of arriving in a beach cottage close to the border with lawless Somalia.

The attackers arrived at the private resort by speedboat and stormed into the couple’s secluded hut, which had just a piece of cloth as the door, and demanded all their money.

One of the Kiwayu Safari Village's  exclusive bungalows, where David Tebbutt was killed and Judith Tebbutt kidnapped

One of the Kiwayu Safari Village's exclusive bungalows, where David Tebbutt was killed and Judith Tebbutt kidnapped


David Tebbutt, 56, finance director of publishers Faber and Faber, was presumed to try to stop the gang but he died eventually from a single gunshot wound to the chest.

The assailants then forced Judith Tebbutt, 56, into the motorboat and locals reported that they sped off north in the direction of Somalia.

David Tebbutt, 56, finance director of publishers Faber and Faber, died from a single gunshot wound to the chest

David Tebbutt, 56, finance director of publishers Faber and Faber, died from a single gunshot wound to the chest

Helicopters, speed boats and a spotter plane deployed in the search of the British woman, but no sightings of her have been reported.

On Sunday, there were suggestions Judith Tebbutt had been taken by an Islamist group Harakat al-Shabab al Mujahideen, an extremist group based in Somalia, according to The Guardian.

If Somali pirates are to blame, it would be the first time they had moved on to land to capture western hostages in what, at sea, has become a lucrative multi-million pound business in ransom demands.

All the other hostages – including British couple Paul and Rachel Chandler – have been taken during raids on ships and yachts in the Indian Ocean.

The FCO (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) confirmed yesterday it has sent a team from Nairobi to work with Kenyan authorities to secure Judith Tebbutt’s release.

According to Kenyan police commissioner Matthew Iteere, who revealed the identity of the couple:

“So far we are treating it as a bandit attack. We’ve not received any hint pointing at a terror group.

“The gunmen gained entry very easily because only a piece of cloth was used in the place of the door at their cottage. They may contact us demanding a ransom. Maybe they are from Somalia but we cannot be certain.”

The British couple is believed to have travelled to the Kenyan coast for the second part of a two-leg trip which had earlier seen them enjoy a safari in the Masai Mara game reserve.

David and Judith Tebbutt are from Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire and have a 25-year-old son.

The couple had only checked into the Kiwayu Safari Village resort, near the island of Lamu, in the same day at 4:00 p.m.

They were the only tourists at the resort that boasts around-the-clock security with 21 guards who patrol alongside six police officers.

Kiwayu Safari Village resort has a total of 18 bungalows are spread out over a mile of beach. The price for a bungalow is £600 a night in September – the off-season, but the cost is nearer to £900 a night during the December peak season.

Mick Jagger, actress Imelda Staunton and artist Tracey Emin have stayed in the bungalows and it had been also considered by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for their honeymoon.

Despite its setting near a national reserve, the resort is barely outside the safety zone from the Somali border recommended by the Foreign Office.

A statement posted on the FCO travel advice website said:

“We continue to advise against all but essential travel to within 30 kilometres of Kenya’s border with Somalia. There have been previous attacks by Somali militia into Kenya. Three aid workers were kidnapped in July 2009, and two western nuns in November 2008.”


 V Festival 2011 United Kingdom


Virgin Mobile Freefest 2011 takes place on Saturday, September 10 at the Meriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. It runs from Saturday 15:00 UTC to Sunday 2:00 UTC.


The Black Keys performs at Virgin Mobile Freefest this year

The Black Keys performs at Virgin Mobile Freefest this year

Virgin Mobile Freefest 2011 is the third edition of an annual event. It is free but they sell tickets if festival goers do not apply for tickets early. The festival features lots of genres such us rock, indie, and electronic music.

This year Virgin Mobile Freefest line-up includes various artists. The Black Keys, deadmau5, Cut Copy, Bombay Bicycle Club, Cee Lo Green, Two Door Cinema Club, TV on the Radio, Big Sean, Patti Smith, Okkervil River, Empire of the Sun, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Alberta Cross, James Murphy, Ghostland Observatory, Calvin Harris, !!!, Porter Robinson, Eclectic Method, Teddybears perform this year at Pavilion Stage, Festival Stage (West stage) and Dance Forest (for electronica).

Fourth Quarter Comeback, Jennifer Logue, Kingsfoil, Clear For Takeoff, Run On The Sun are the five aspiring artists, voted from ten, who plays onto the Whooznxt Stage.


Virgin Mobile FreeFest is a part of Virgin Festivals held in UK (V Festival 2011), US, Canada and Australia.


Although two tropical weather systems have dumped rain on the festival site for the last two weeks, it appears the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee are slowly, and are signs for a sunny time. Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Group chief, will be present at the festival like every year, regardless the weather conditions. Seth Hurwitz (promoter) said the venue was in very good shape, despite of the damp weather.



Cee Lo Green: another perfomer of Virgin Mobile Freefest 2011

Cee Lo Green: another perfomer of Virgin Mobile Freefest 2011


Virgin Mobile FreeFest is held in a picturesque location, Merriweather Post Pavilion.


Merriweather Post Pavilion is an amphitheater located in 40 preserved acres of forest (Symphony Woods), in the Baltimore/Washington corridor off Route 29. It was initially built for National Symphony Orchestra and for forty years has hosted musical events. Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead, the Who, Led Zeppelin, Tom Jones performed at this pavilion.

Merriweather installed solar panels that power the house lights and use Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards.Recently an enormous kitchen (with cuisines from all over the world) was built that as well as a Music Pinball Arcade and award-winning sculptures.


On Virgin Mobile FreeFest website you can tune-in and listen to live hits from past headliners and live coverage from past fests.



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What Does Labor Day Mean?


Labor Day Weekend Las Vegas 2011


HP TouchPads could get cheaper for the Christmas season


 HP Tablet in Stock. Read more for HP TouchPad Tablet Stock 9/5


Labor Day Sales 2011 (Accesory Geeks)

Labor Day Sales 2011(Accesory Geeks)


Labor Day Sales 2011

Below you can find a list with some of the web sites that  offers Labor Day Sales 2011 during Labor Day Weekend.

Labor Day Sales 2011 Home & Garden

Home Depot (www6.homedepot.com/labor-day-savings/): Labor Day Savings Event

Harbor Freight (www.harborfreight.com): Labor Day Super Sale  (ends 9/5)

Lowe’s (www.lowes.com): Labor Day Values (ends 9/5)

Pottery Barn (www.potterybarn.com): Labor Day Sale, save up to 60% on new markdowns and clearance clearance sale (ends 9/5).

Brylane Home (www.brylanehome.com): Labor Day Sale, save up to 50%, and 20% off your highest priced item (w/code: BHWFALL20).

Labor Day Sales 2011 Pet Food&Care

Petsmart (www.petsmart.com): Labor Day Sale, save up to 50% and free shipping of some products (ends 9/5)

Petco (www.petco.com): Save up to 35%, save 15% sitewide and free shipping on over $49 purchase.

Labor Day Sales 2011 Computer / Electronics

Adobe (www.adobe.com): 10% off orders over $375 (ends 9/8)

Accesory Geeks (www.accessorygeeks.com): Labor Day Sale, save up to 50% and double geek point (ends 9/5)

Hhgregg (www.hhgregg.com): Labor Day Sale, everything on sale $99 & up, extra 5% off instantly (ends 9/10)

Newegg (www.newegg.com): Labor Day Sale, promo codes only for subscribers (ends 9/5)

Office Depot (www.officedepot.com): Pre-Labor Day Sale, save up to 50%

J&R (www.jr.com): Labor Day Weekend Sale, save up to 63%, free shipping on some products, get access to free live concert (Earth,Wind & Fire) on September 8.

HP (www.shopping.hp.com): Labor Day Sale, save up to 60%, free shipping on all products. (ends 9/10)

Computer Geeks (www.geeks.com): Labor Day Sale, save up to 85%

Best Buy (www.bestbuy.com): Labor Day Sale (ends 9/5)

Labor Day Sales 2011 Travel

Southwest Vacantions (www.southwestvacations.com): Labor Day Vacation Deals, save up to $ 100 on vacantion packages, up to 40% on hotels & more (September & October).

Expedia (www.expedia.com): Labor Day Deals, save at least 20% on hotels

Hotels.com (www.hotels.com) : Labor Day Sale, save up to 30% on your hotel stay, over 20,000 last minute deals each week

CheapoAir (www.cheapoair.com): Labor Day Flight Deals, save up to 65%, redeem $10, promo code LABORDAY10 (ends 9/6).

Please notice that most of the Labor Day Sales ends on September 5, 2011!




American Express celebrates Abbey Road Studios 80th anniversary with “Symphony at The Park” this weekend.

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Chiswick Orange Tree Garden will host the Symphony at the Park for Abbey Road Studios anniversary

Chiswick Orange Tree Garden will host the Symphony at the Park for Abbey Road Studios anniversary

Two singularly themed symphonic concerts will honour and will emphasize the chronicle of the famous Abbey Road Studios. West London’s Chiswick House and Gardens with its idyllic surroundings hosts these majestic performances. New and classic rock, pop and epic film scores will be performed.

[googlead tip=”lista_mica” aliniat=”stanga”]Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (eighty-six pieces), Crouch End Festival Chorus (forty singers) and guest instrumentalists will play modern songs and film scores. The Beatles, Oasis, Pink Floyd’s songs will be performed along with scores from Star Wars, Harry Potter. The concert premiere of Disney’s Peter Pan sequel “Return to Neverland” will be also interpreted. All of these are the Abbey Road Studios outstanding eighty years legacy.

On Saturday, August 20, The Beatles, Elbow, Elgar, The Hollies, Kate Bush, Oasis, Pink Floyd, Queen, Radiohead’s anthems symphonic versions will be played.

On Sunday August 21 programme consists in film orchestral arrangements recorded at Abbey Road. Richard Strauss’ symphonic poem Also sprach Zarathustra used in “2001: A Space Odyssey”, John Williams’ compositions for “Star Wars”, “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and for “Harry Potter”, Danny Elfman’s musical creation for “Batman” will charme the attendees.

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Also another iconic film scores will be played for the audience: Howard Shore’s music for “The Lord of the Rings”, James Horner’s “Braveheart”, Jerry Goldsmith score for “Star Trek: The Motion Picture”.

The visitors who will come to see these concerts at the historic Chiswick House and Gardens are invited to bring their own picnic and rug. Also they can upgrade to a VIP Package.

Abbey Road Studios

Abbey Road Studios, 3 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, City of Westminster, London


Gramophone Company founded Abbey Road Studios in November 1931, later on British music company EMI Records Limited became its owner.

In the 1960s Badfinger,The Beatles, Pink Floyd’s innovative recording techniques has been hosted by these famous studios.


In 2010 the studios received historic site status from the British government.


Pukkelpop Festival stages collapsed in Belgium. At least 3 deaths confirmed.


Indiana State Fair stage collapsed before Sugarland concert.


 [googlead tip=”patrat_mediu” aliniat=”stanga”]Today, police and safety investigators inspected the Saturday night’s tragedy site at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, where the stage collapsed. Governor Mitch Daniels was among those who put the biggest blame on wind gusts that came sooner than expected, ahead of a powerful storm.


Today, police and safety investigators inspected the Saturday night's tragedy site at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, where the stage collapsed

Today, police and safety investigators inspected the Saturday night's tragedy site at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, where the stage collapsed

[googlead tip=”lista_mica” aliniat=”stanga”]In the morning, family members of dozens of injured concert-goers and workers were standing vigil at area hospitals. The collapse of overhead stage rigging onto thousands of people waiting for country duo Sugarland to take the stage and killed 4 people at the scene and sent other 45 to hospitals, according to revised injury numbers issued by Indiana State Police today. At least other 20-25people checked themselves into hospitals overnight.

Total deaths of 2011 Indiana State Fair tragedy grew to 5 early this morning.

Total deaths of 2011 Indiana State Fair tragedy grew to 5 early this morning.


Total deaths grew to 5 early this morning, when a lighting crew member – who had climbed atop the structure to aim a light before the collapse – was pronounced dead at the hospital.


The four who died at the scene were:

Tammy Vandam, 42, Wanatah, Indiana;

Glenn Goodrich, 49, Indianapolis, Indiana;

Alina Bigjohny, 23 Fort Wayne, Indiana;

Christina Santiago, 29, Chicago Illinois.


Nathan Byrd, 51, from Indianapolis, died at Methodist Hospital early this morning. Byrd, the lighting crew member, who had been working up in the rigging when the collapse happened, was crushed when the rigging came down.


[googlead tip=”vertical_mare” aliniat=”dreapta”] Saturday night, about 9 p.m., after the opening act at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand had finished, but before Sugarland performance, an announcer told the attendees of approaching severe weather. But officials held off on ordering an evacuation.

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A timeline issued today by Indiana State Police showed that at 8:49 p.m. – about 25 minutes before the storm’s forecasted arrival – a strong gust of wind blew through the fairgrounds, toppling the stage setup onto those closest to the stage. As the crowd scattered, scores of fans rushed toward the metal structure to lift it off victims.

“What you saw last night was a display of best qualities of both public and private Hoosiers,” Governor Mitch Daniels said during a news conference this morning in the Farm Bureau Building at the fairgrounds. Governor became choked up as he talked about the emergency response.


The Indiana Fairgrounds was closed today, but activities were scheduled to resume on Monday. Indiana State Fair officials are still considering alternate plans for events set for the grandstand this week, including concerts by Janet Jackson and Train, but no details have been announced.


After the fair’s tomorrow reopening at 8 p.m., there will be a public remembrance for the victims at 9 a.m. at the Free Stage.

At the morning’s news conference, Daniels was joined by State Fair Director Cindy Hoye and State Police 1st Sgt. Dave Bursten. First Lady Cheri Daniels and Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard both attended but did not speak.

Dave Bursten said the early indication was that the “isolated significant wind gust” took authorities and event coordinators by surprise, since the storm itself was still about 30 minutes from arriving. They had been in contact with the National Weather Service for much of the evening.

Bursten noted that the midway and other areas on the grounds weren’t damaged so severely, and some not at all.

Cindy Hoye said the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration (IOSHA) is investigating the structure of the stage rigging, which was provided by Mid-America Sound Corp. of Greenfield.

“Some survivors’ injuries are still considered life-threatening,” Dave Bursten said.

“For others, they may be life-altering,” he added.

The extent of most victims’ injuries or their conditions is still unclear, but at least few people were reportedly in critical condition or intensive care units. Three children were still being treated today at Riley Hospital for Children.

Mr. Bean era has finished. Rowan Atkinson says goodbye to his character.


Mr. Bean survives McLaren F1 crash – lucky to be alive.


Rowan Atkinson, famed for his Mr. Bean television shows and films, is recovering in hospital after crashing his McLaren F1 supercar near the Cambridgeshire village of Haddon, according to the British media. Police and firefighters both said that a vehicle crashed late Thursday close to Haddon, a village about 135 kilometres north of London.

Rowan Atkinson, 56 comedian, also known for the Blackadder historical comedy shows, was expected to be discharged on Friday after treatment for a shoulder injury, the Daily Mirror reported.


Mr. Bean - Rowan Atkinson

Mr. Bean - Rowan Atkinson


Mr. Bean – Rowan Atkinson is in a stable condition in hospital and was expected to be discharged on Friday afternoon.

Cambridgeshire Ambulance Service confirmed the actor had suffered a “minor shoulder injury” as a result of the accident.

According to reports, Rowan Atkinson was driving a McLaren F1 supercar when it spun around several times, ran into a tree and a lamppost and caught fire.

Rowan Atkinson McLaren F1 supercar crashed

Rowan Atkinson McLaren F1 supercar crashed

Firefighters said the driver was not trapped and he was taken to hospital. Rowan Atkinson walked away from the wreckage and was with a passing motorist until emergency services arrived.

“We were called to the scene of a single vehicle collision on the A605 near Haddon at about 7.30pm yesterday,”

a Cambridgeshire Police spokesman said on Friday.

“The driver of the vehicle, a man, was taken to Peterborough City Hospital.”

East of England ambulance service said :

“We were called to a single vehicle road traffic collision at 7.30 tonight on the A605 at Haddon.”

“A man was taken to hospital in Peterborough with “a minor shoulder injury”, a spokesman added.

A spokeswoman for Cambridgeshire police said:

“We can confirm that there was a single vehicle road traffic collision at around 7.30pm on the A605.”

Firefighters arrived on the scene to put out the blaze.

Police inspected the crashed car

Police inspected the crashed car

The actor Rowan Atkinson was taken to hospital after his car crashed, reports said.

Atkinson’s spokesman could not immediately be reached.

Rowan Atkinson was driving his McLaren F1 supercar – one of the world’s fastest road cars. The McLaren F1 car he was driving is one of the fastest road cars ever made, with a top speed of 230mph. Only 106 were ever made.

Atkinson, known to be a car enthusiast, recently topped the leader’s board on Top Gear’s star in a reasonably priced car segment. The star’s love of fast cars is well documented.

Rowan Atkinson car before accident

Rowan Atkinson car before accident

He told presenter Jeremy Clarkson he was keen on racing and was currently driving a 1964 Ford Falcon.

Rowan Atkinson had only just finished filming the latest edition of the spy spoof movies Johnny English and was due to attend the last day of editing in preparation for the film’s release in September.


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Selena Gomez owns the sold-out audience shouting, singing along out loud, as well as waving paper prints with her name every time she goes on the stage. She’s young and she’s beautiful.

A picture with Justin Bieber performing Justin Timberlake’s “Cry Me a River” makes the tween young ladies go nuts.

[googlead tip=”patrat_mediu” aliniat=”stanga”]  Whilst gossip flow that Justin Bieber and Selena have broken up over a text message Bieber sent to his sweetheart. In a current interview with Contact Music, Gomez stated her romantic relationship with Bieber is actually “all good” although the girl has got zero motives to get married to him.

“No, I’m only 19!” the girl explained when questioned if she will marry the guy someday. Bieber pleasantly surprised admirers, accompanying Selena on stage throughout the girls premier performance on July 25, when he performed Justin Timberlake’s Cry me a River along with his own track, “Favorite Girl”. Soon after, he wrote on tweeter,

“‘Had a great night and surprised the people. felt good to be on stage. nothing is changing that. REAL. @selenagomez u did great tonight. proud of u.”

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Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber


On Thursday, Selena’s boyfriend showed up to support her at the kickoff concert in Boca Raton. But the guy was not on hand on Friday when the girl checked out the actual Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal. However, she managed  to enjoy herself lacking him.

She was in fact joined by Ashley Cook, Lindsey Harper as well as Katelyn Clampett as the group sipped on Butterbeer and met the Conductor at Hogwarts Express. They also rode the Hungarian Horntail coaster on Dragon Challenge, which must have been a lot of fun.
Afterwards, Selena tweeted,

“First day off in Harry Potter Land we my girls in Orlando Florida. Having some butter beer. [sic]” 

Apparently, she is taking her time to rest and enjoy herself in between her tour concerts. [googlead tip=”lista_mare” aliniat=”dreapta”]

Let’s not forget about Justin Bieber.  We must ask: What was the reason for choosing “Cry Me a River” out of the many unforgettable and jam-worthy tunes Justin Timberlake has as part of his repertoire? Since you may recall, “Cry Me a River” seemed to be J.T.’s response to his separation with Brit. Perhaps there is something he’s trying to tell Ms. Selena Gomez.
We hope Selena does not go the same way as Brit and Justin.