• ‘Breatharian’ mum-and-dad of two haven’t eaten for 9 YEARS
  • Man charged ‘after uncovering body of Grenfell fire victim and posting picture on Facebook’
  • Student in coma after being freed from North Korea suffered severe brain injury NOT botulism, doctors say
  • “I know so many of the dead”: Grenfell Tower resident whose faulty fridge sparked fire tells of despair
  • Elizabeth Banks’ Big Issue With Steven Spielberg’s Movies

‘Breatharian’ mum-and-dad of two haven’t eaten for 9 YEARS

A mum-and-dad of two have barely eaten for nine years because they believe food and water is unnecessary. Akahi Ricardo and Camila Castello have been BREATHARIANS since 2008 and follow the belief that humans can be sustained solely by the energy of the universe. Camila and Akahi – who have a five-year-old son and two-year-old daughter – survive on little else besides a piece of fruit or vegetable broth just…

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Man charged ‘after uncovering body of Grenfell fire victim and posting picture on Facebook’

A man who allegedly uncovered the body of a Grenfell Tower block victim and posted a picture on Facebook has been charged with a criminal offence. Omega Mwaikambo, 43, will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on Friday. He has been charged under section 127 of the Communications Act which relates to "Improper use of a public electronic communications network". A person is guilty of the crime if they "sends by…

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Student in coma after being freed from North Korea suffered severe brain injury NOT botulism, doctors say

A university student who was flown home to the US this week in a coma after being held in North Korea for 17 months suffered a severe brain injury, doctors said. Otto Warmbier, 22, is stable but "shows no sign of understanding language, responding to verbal commands or awareness of his surrounding," said Dr. Daniel Kanter. The medical director of the neuroscience intensive care unit at the University of Cincinnati…

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“I know so many of the dead”: Grenfell Tower resident whose faulty fridge sparked fire tells of despair

The man whose faulty fridge apparently sparked the Grenfell Tower blaze has told friends he is “haunted” by what happened. It has been claimed that dad-of-one Behailu Kebede raised the alarm after the fire engulfed his one-bedroom flat. He eventually fled the high-rise tower block and watched in horror as the flames took hold of the entire building. The cabbie, 44, was interviewed by police and is now staying with…

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Elizabeth Banks’ Big Issue With Steven Spielberg’s Movies

Elizabeth Banks was recognized with an important award last night, and in her acceptance speech decided to take aim at something she thought was very important regarding the work of one of the biggest directors working in Hollywood. The award was the Women in Film Crystal Award for excellence in film, and she took the opportunity to point out a specific place where she thinks that are not enough women…

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‘Ruthless! The Musical’ hits the boards at BST

Poking fun at zealous theatrical aspirations, “Ruthless! The Musical” is the story of the young and adorable Tina, who has big talent and an ego to match. The musical, directed by AJ Kalanick, opens June 9 at Billings Studio Theatre and runs through June 24. +3  Buy Now Joshua Conner, standing, laugh during a scene with Chloe Jurovich during a dress rehearsal for “Ruthless! The Musical” at Billing Studio Theater….

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Festival of Cultures organizer: ‘The lack of diversity in Montana is scary’

Five minutes into a presentation at St. Francis Primary School, a kindergarten student raised her hand to ask if she could count to 10 in her family’s language — Greek. Evi Saliaris is one of the 3,000 students who took part of Rocky Mountain College’s Peace Institute outreach program at area schools. She happily rattled off the numbers in Greek and was the center of attention for a few minutes…

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‘People of Yellowstone’ captures the passion and love of Yellowstone Park

There is love for Yellowstone National Park and then there is the commitment to spend five years sleeping in your car and living on sardines while you photographed the people of Yellowstone. The sacrifices professional photographer Steve Horan made to complete the book “People of Yellowstone” were in some ways on par with the sacrifices many of his subjects made to live and work in Yellowstone. They all had one…

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Selsor art showing, gallery talk set for June 3 in Nye

NYE — The Windy Flats Gallery opens its fourth season with a special showing on June 3 and of sculptor Marcia Selsor’s work. Selsor, an internationally known sculptor, will give a talk on June 3 at 3 p.m. Selsor is celebrating her return to Montana. She is a Professor Emertia at the Art Department at MSU Billings, formerly Eastern Montana College. Selsor left Montana in 2006 after living in the…

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The Mavericks will headline Billings Clinic Classic in August

The Mavericks will headline the Billings Clinic Foundation’s annual fundraiser, the Billings Classic. The concert is Aug. 26 and tickets go on sale Tuesday morning for $80 and $160. The $160 ticket includes access to the pre-concert street party with hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, and music by the Parker Brown Trio, then the Mavericks concert, and a concert after-party with desserts featuring John Roberts y Pan Blanco. The $80 tickets…

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