Neil Fingleton, who played the colossal warrior Mag the Mighty on “Game of Thrones,” died from heart failure on Saturday. He was 36. Fingleton was the U.K.’s tallest man at seven feet, seven inches in height. In addition to “Thrones,” Fingleton appeared in “Doctor Who,” Avengers: Age of Ultron,” and “X-Men: First Class.” His death was announced... Read more »
Is the dying Sears Holding Corp. (SHLD) back in growth mode? Apparently it's having visions that all is just fine and dandy. With little fanfare, Sears opened a full-service auto care facility called DieHard Auto Center Driven by Sears in San Antonio last week. The news of its debut was first reported by Automotive News. Similar to a Pep Boys, Sears' auto service stop provides oil changes, tire replacement and vehicle repairs and assessments. Unlike Sears Auto Centers, the Diehard Auto Center isn't attached to a Sears store or in a parking lot of one. In effect, the store may be nothing more than Sears trying to showcase the brand's potential. To raise cash last May, Sears put its three best-known
As the world watches the Oscars Sunday evening, the White House will be hosting its annual Governors’ Dinner. The black-tie event marks the first major social gathering of the Donald Trump administration, CNN reports. The National Governors Association’s annual meeting and dinner in Washington, which honors the governors of the 50 states, is considered one of the year’s “major events,” Jeremy Bernard, President Barack Obama’s former social secretary, told the network.
A 25-year-old man has been named as a suspect in connection with a New Orleans incident of a pickup-truck driver plowing into a crowd of parade spectators, which injured at least 28 people, police said. The victims ranged in age from as young as 3 or 4 years old to adults in their 30s and 40s, the city's emergency services director, Dr. Jeff Elder, told The Associated Press. A police officer was among the injured, authorities said. The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office identified Neilson Rizzuto as the suspect and released a list of charges which authorities said he faces. They include: first-degree negligent vehicular injuring; hit-and-run driving causing serious injury; and reckless operation
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An 8-year-old girl was fatally shot following a car crash in Houston, Texas, early Saturday morning, police said. Patrol officers responded to reports of a collision at the intersection of the Beltway 8 feeder road and Fuqua Street at around 2 a.m. local time. When officers arrived on scene, they learned that two or three vehicles were traveling at high rates of speed southbound on Fuqua Street. One of the vehicles, a Pontiac, was struck at the intersection by a black Honda Accord traveling eastbound on the feeder road, according to the Houston Police Department. Following the crash, an unknown person opened fire on the Honda, striking 8-year-old De'Maree Adkins, who was in the vehicle with her