ASAP Rocky Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny

first_imgRapper ASAP Rocky recently pleaded guilty to attempted grand larceny as a result of a fight he started back mid July in downtown Manhattan.TMZ reported that ASAP Rocky (real name Rakim Mayers), was arrested earlier  this year after him and a friend struck two amateur photographers who snapped pictures of him while in a “verbal altercation” with someone on the streets of NYC.  Although both victims were said to be bruised and cut-up , only one required hospital treatment.Along with attempted grand larceny, ASAP was also charged with 2nd degree attempted robbery and assault; however, those charges were dropped in exchange for his guilty plea.  He was ordered to pay a $250 fine on top of 3 days community service.  His next court date is scheduled for February 2013.last_img read more

German Parliament Votes to Legalize Same-sex Marriage

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreGermany has finally joined the ranks of Western countries that have legalized same-sex marriage.In an overwhelming vote, German Parliament voted 393 in favor, 226 against, while four lawmakers abstained. The new legislation will also give same-sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples, including adoption. German chancellor Angela Merkel voted against the measure “for personal reasons – however, she sparked controversy amongst conservatives when she announced that her personal stance on same-sex marriage had become less aggressive following a “life-changing event” in which she was openly welcomed to the happy home of a lesbian couple and their eight foster children.RELATED: First Asian Country Rules in Favor of Same-sex MarriageThe legislation is expected to take full effect by the end of 2017.“It was a long, intensive, and for many also emotional discussion, that goes for me personally too, and I’m hopeful not only that there will be respect for either side’s opinions, but that it will also bring about more peace and cohesion in society,” said Merkel.The vote comes just a week after German Parliament wiped the slate clean for over 50,000 gay men who were imprisoned under Nazi-enforced laws in the last century. They were also offered compensation for every year that they spent in jail.(WATCH the video below)Stay Proud: Click To Share With Your Friends (Photo by Tolka Rover, CC)AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

New hires at IceTech A/S

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TRANSFER FIGHT! Dortmund, Chelsea and Man City all eyeing veteran Juve defender

first_imgBorussia Dortmund have joined Chelsea and Manchester City in the summer scramble for Stephan Lichtsteiner.The 32-year-old is entering the final year of his contract at Juventus and he is ready to jump ship following the arrival of Dani Alves.Chelsea and Manchester City have been linked with the 82-cap Switzerland international all summer and they are reportedly considering late swoops for him.But, according to Premium Sport, the Premier League pair will now have to battle off interest from Borussia Dortmund to get their man.The German side are in the market for a right-back and have been alerted to Lichtsteiner’s availability.Juventus are happy for the veteran defender to stay and see out the final year of his contract in Turin, but will sanction a move for around £5m if he demands to leave. 1 Stephan Lichtsteiner in action for Switzerland at Euro 2016 last_img read more