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“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.”
― Søren Kierkegaard
OVER THE WEEKEND
A six year old playing cops and robbers with a real life gun accidentally shot his three year old brother Saturday night in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood. Their father, a former Spanish Cobras gang member has been charged with felony child endangerment…Danny Leroy Hammond a suspect in a domestic incident, who was being treated at a St. Cloud (Minnesota) hospital shot sheriff’s investigator Steven Martin Sandberg after a struggle…Larry David was in pure form as Bernie Sanders during the Tracy Morgan hosted SNL cold open, laughing crying.
Last night the OWN network debut “Belief,” a seven-night groundbreaking television event exploring people’s desire to find purpose and meaning in our lives and today it was announced she will buy a 10% stake (6.4 million share for $43.2 million) in Weight Watchers International Inc and join the company’s board. [REUTERS]
Chinese President will embark on a four-day state visit to Britain starting today and will be hosted at Buckingham Palace by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. Both governments are anxious to strengthen business ties despite wide differences over human rights policy.
Bears lost to the Detroit Lions in overtime Sunday (37-34); Cubs are down 2 games in the NLCS series as the Mets beat the Cubs 4-1 but the shocking loss of the weekend though goes to Michigan. With .10secs left in the game and a lead of 23-21, as the Michigan Wolverine punter tried to kick the ball away, he fumbled, Michigan State’s Jalen Watts-Jackson grabbed the ball and ran it in for a touchdown as No. 7 Michigan State beat No. 12 Michigan 27-23. No. 1 Ohio State’s J.T. Barrett might get back his starting job as QB after Saturday’s performance beating Penn State 38-10.
After her fiancé called off their wedding less than a week before the big day,Quinn Duane and her mother Kari Duane decided to treat the city’s homeless since deposits for the $35,000 wedding were already paid. [SF GATE]
Eddie Murphy received The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Mark Twain Prize, the nation’s top prize for humor. In attendance were his children motherr and star-studded lineup of comedians including Trevor Noah, Chris Rock, Joe Piscopo, Dave Chapelle, Kathy Griffin, Arsenio Hall, Tracy Morgan, George Lopez…Lamar Odom is improving but not completely out of the woods yet…
LOOK OF THE DAY
Sophia Bush @ UNICEF Next Gen Chicago Neverland Masquerade Ball
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