Lil Wayne found unconscious at hotel

Lil Wayne found unconscious at hotel

RAPPER Lil Wayne has been rushed to hospital after being found unconscious in his Chicago hotel room following a seizure. TMZ reports the 34-year-old, who has become one of the biggest names in rap music over a two-decade career, suffered a second seizure at the hospital on Sunday. The Grammy winner’s representative confirmed to the site that he had suffered multiple seizures. media_cameraRapper Lil Wayne has suffered multiple seizures. Picture: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Caesars EntertainmentThe incident comes more than a year after the rap star, whose Grammy wins include…

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At least 30,000 Rohingya trapped in mountains without food

At least 30,000 Rohingya trapped in mountains without food

Satellite photos released by Human Rights Watch Saturday showed what they are desperate to escape — entire villages torched to the ground in clashes between Myanmar’s armed forces and local militants. More than 73,000 Rohingyas have now fled across the border since August 25, the United Nations said Sunday. But in northern Rakhine State there are reports of at least another 30,000 Rohingyas trapped in hilly terrain without basic supplies of food, water or medicine, according to activists. The Rohingya, a Muslim minority in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar, are considered some…

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Placebo gig cancelled at 11th hour

Placebo gig cancelled at 11th hour

ALTERNATIVE rockers Placebo have tonight cancelled their Perth show two hours before they were due on stage. The band’s Perth Arena gig was cancelled less than two hours before they were due on stage. Promoters posted the announcementthis evening, saying the concert would not go ahead due to illness to lead singer Brian Molko. Fans turned to twitter to vent their frustration. “Perth gig cancelled at last minute,” Ben said on twitter. “Gutted. And pi**** off in equal measure … very late notice.” Fans were advised to keep their tickets…

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Park's colourful history from Aussie Rules to tulip festivals

Park's colourful history from Aussie Rules to tulip festivals

Posted September 05, 2017 08:00:00 Photo: Thousands flock to see Araluen’s colours every year. (ABC Radio Perth: Emma Wynne) Set in a valley surrounded by bushland, with a creek running through the gardens, Araluen Botanic Park attracts thousands of visitors every spring to see its 140,000 tulips. “Araluen has quite a unique climate nestling in the hills; it’s possible to grow plants that wouldn’t necessarily be possible in other gardens,” Richard Offen from Heritage Perth explained. The gardens were revived and the park redeveloped in the 1990s by Araluen Botanic…

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Artist scans a tree in Burnie to 3D print it as a paper sculpture

Artist scans a tree in Burnie to 3D print it as a paper sculpture

Updated September 04, 2017 18:20:44 Photo: The tree sections Jack Elliott is scanning need all the bark removed to reveal a simpler, mappable shape. (ABC Northern Tasmania: Rick Eaves) Artist Jack Elliott was “shooting for irony” when he set out to scan a Tasmanian tree and then reproduce it on a 3D printer that makes solid objects from paper. An associate professor at New York State’s prestigious Cornell University, he visited Tasmania for an arts residency at the University of Tasmania’s Cradle Coast campus. His interest was piqued by stories…

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