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  • Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock: retired accountant, heavy gambler

    Stephen Craig Paddock, the retired accountant who smuggled an arsenal into a swank Las Vegas hotel and mowed down concert-goers from a 32nd story window, was a high-stakes gambler whose bank-robber father was once on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) most wanted list...

    The 64-year-old had a home with his girlfriend in a tranquil golf course retirement community in Mesquite, Nevada, 130 kilometres northeast of the United...

  • Stephen Hawking passes away at the age of 76

    Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking, whose mental genius and physical disability made him a household name and inspiration across the globe, has died at age 76, a family spokesman said on Wednesday...

    ”“His courage and persistence with his brilliance and humour inspired people across the world,” the family said...

  • Family, friends bid farewell to Stephen Hawking

    Friends, family and colleagues of British scientist Stephen Hawking will gather on Saturday to pay their respects at his private funeral in Cambridge, where he spent most of his extraordinary life...

    Hawking, who died on March 14 at the age of 76, was famously an atheist but his children Lucy, Robert and Tim have chosen the town's university church, St Mary the Great, to say their farewell...

  • Time travellers invited to Stephen Hawking send-off

    LONDON: Stephen Hawking’s family have invited time travellers to his memorial service, seeking to tackle one of the curiosities that eluded the British physicist during his extraordinary life...

    The world’s most recognisable scientist died in March aged 76 after a lifetime spent probing the origins of the universe, the mysteries of black holes and the nature of time itself...

  • Stephen Hawking's voice beamed into space during London burial

    A message from late British astrophysics giant Stephen Hawking was beamed towards the nearest black hole on Friday as his remains were laid to rest in London's Westminster Abbey...

    With celebrities and science enthusiasts from around the world in attendance, the ashes of the theoretical physicist were interred by the graves of fellow science greats Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin...

  • When Cohen, Lorca, rock and flamenco came together

    BARCELONA: It’s a documentary about an album, but not just any album: one that fused the poetry of the late Leonard Cohen and Federico Garcia Lorca with the voice of flamenco giant Enrique Morente...

    Released in Spain on Friday just one week after the death of the Canadian poet and musician, the documentary tells the story of Omega, which became one of the most innovative albums in the history of flamenco when it came out in 1996... ...

  • Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dies at age 82

    Leonard Cohen, the gravelly-voiced Canadian singer-songwriter of “Hallelujah,” “Suzanne” and “Bird on a Wire,” has died at age 82...

    Cohen's management said in a statement Thursday that he has passed away, and a memorial will take place in Los Angeles at a later date...

  • Trump accuses ex-lawyer Cohen of making up 'stories' to get plea deal

    US President Donald Trump lashed out at Michael Cohen on Wednesday after his former lawyer implicated him in campaign finance violations, accusing him of making up “stories” in order to get a plea deal...

    The president's longtime lawyer dealt him a bitter political blow on Tuesday as he admitted to charges in New York that included making illegal campaign contributions — and pointed to the president as a co-conspirator...

  • Trump denies wrongdoing, slams Cohen 'stories' on hush payments

    Donald Trump insisted on Wednesday he did nothing wrong after his longtime attorney implicated him in illicit hush payments made before the 2016 election, as experts warned the legal maelstrom swirling around the Republican leader could further threaten his presidency...

    On perhaps the worst day of Trump's tumultuous time in office, his former fixer Michael Cohen told a federal judge on Tuesday he had made illegal campaign...

  • Cohen pleads guilty to lying over Russia

    NEW YORK: President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress over the ongoing Russia investigation in connection with a Moscow real-estate deal and Russian contacts pursued during the 2016 election...

    The 52-year-old, for years one of the Republican billionaire’s closest aides, admitted one count of making false statements relating to a real-estate deal at the roughly...

  • ‘Sincerely, L. Cohen’

    As we left the university premises, snow started to lightly fall — the first of the season — turning the world into a magical place of blurry lines and softly swirling flakes that caressed the cheek...

    A short walk through the quiet, darkened city streets later, we arrived at a leafy residential area...

  • Hockney presents ‘Bigger Book’ at world’s largest book fair

    FRANKFURT: David Hockney presented the largest book ever devoted to his art on Tuesday, a limited-edition volume costing $2,500 that spans more than 60 years of work by one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century...

    “David Hockney: A Bigger Book” — a collaboration with publisher Taschen —weighs 35 kg (77 pounds), measures 50 by 70 cm (20 by 28 inches) when closed and comes with its own custom-made stand...

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