The Los Angeles-based Sprinkles bakery has an amazing new invention sure to delight those late night Hollywood stars with a fetish for sugary treats. The Sprinkles cupcake bakery is planning to open the first 24 hour cupcake ATM machine in the world. The devilish device will provide anytime day or night access to freshly baked cupcakes. We consider this to be pure evil of a delicious variety.
Sprinkles bakery founder Candace Nelson, a judge on the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars,” said she came up with the idea while she was pregnant and suffering sugary cravings. “Even as Sprinkles’ founder, I couldn’t get my midnight cupcake fix,” Nelson said in a press statment about the new cupcake ATM machine.
Jeremy Lin and Kim Kardashian are not dating, the New York Knicks player said in an interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols that aired on “Good Morning America” Monday. Despite rumors of a Kim Kardashian and Jeremy Lin hookup, the Knicks point guard shot down gossip the two are an item.
Jeremy Lin, a 23-year-old graduate of Harvard, told ESPN’s Rachel Nichols that rumors of his celebrity conquest of Kim Kardashian were totally out of left field. “Stuff about me dating Kim Kardashian, I mean, I have no idea where that came from and all these other rumors,” Lin said. In fact, Lin believes Kardashian isn’t really even his “type” and he wouldn’t be hers either.
The highly anticipated Sony Pictures film version of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo will open one day early, the studio announced on Tuesday. Ticket sales for the first in the new film trilogy based on Stieg Larsson‘s bestselling novels will launch at 7PM on December 20.
The initial verdict by critics on David Fincher‘s The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo have been mixed so far. Admittedly, it is hard to be fair to the film when the Swedish adaptions of the Stieg Larsson books are widely beloved by fans. Director David Fincher had a huge uphill battle to deal with in doing a U.S. film version of the story.
Testimony continued in the Michael Jackson manslaughter trial on Monday. An emergency room doctor who attempted to resuscitate Jackson testified that Dr. Conrad Murray did not inform hospital staff he had been dosing the pop star with the surgical sedative propofol for months before his death. Tune in to watch the Michael Jackson trial live stream below for the latest updates.
In addition to the testimony of emergency room personnel, prosecutors are expected to call three of Dr. Conrad Murray’s girlfriends to the stand soon. One of Murray’s girlfriends, Sade Andig, testified in January that she was on the phone with Murray at the time Michael Jackson allegedly stopped breathing.
â€œI didnâ€™t hear him on the phone anymore,â€ Anding said during her previous testimony. â€œI heard commotion as if the phone was in a pocket and I heard coughing and I heard a mumbling of voices.â€
Another of Murray’s girlfriends, Bridgette Morgan, will reportedly testify that she spoke to him by phone just 30 minutes before Michael Jackson died. Nicole Alvarez, another of Murray’s girlfriends and the mother of his youngest child, will also reportedly testify. She is expected to tell jurors about the propofal used by Murray on Michael Jackson, which she claims was shipped to her address.
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Michael Jackson died of an overdose of propofol, which prosecutors claim was administered by Dr. Conrad Murray. Murray’s legal team claims Michael Jackson injected the dangerous sedative into himself without Murray’s knowledge.
Former star UBS trader Kweku Adoboli was arrested Thursday on fraud charges after accusations he may have cost the Swiss banking giant $2 billion through unauthorizedÂ trading. TheÂ alleged rogueÂ trader has been charged with one fraud offense and two accounting offenses. He has so far not entered a plea to any of the charges.
Kweku Adoboli worked at UBS in London at the ‘Delta One’ desk on exchange-traded funds (ETF) for the past five years. UBS discovered a $ billion loss tracked back to Adoboli’s department on Wednesday. UBS informed the City of London police, leading to Adoboli’s arrest at 3:30AM on Thursday.
“…the Crown Prosecution Service authorised the charging of Kweku Adoboli, from Bethnal Green. City of London police has since charged the 31-year-old with fraud by abuse of position and false accounting,” the police said.
“He involved himself with trades which were highly dangerous for the bank,” prosecutor David Levy said during Adoboli’s initial court hearing. The prosecutor said the alleged offenses range over a time frame from 2008 to the present. Magistrate Carolyn Wagstaff ordered the 31-year-old UBS trader to be held in jail until he returns to court on Sept. 22.
The investigation is currently ongoing with “close collaboration” with the Finacial Services Authority and the Serious Fraud Office. Kweku Adoboli has reportedly retained the services of high-powered law office Kingsley Napley.
UBS had already announced last month it would begin making cuts to their operations to save money. This latest loss coming to light may force the company to dig even deeper to slash costs.
The tragic Sugarland stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair has claimed another victim. A 24-year-old cheerleading coach massively injured during the Sugarland stage collapse will be taken off life support Monday and allowed to die. Her family issued a statement saying Meagan Toothman‘s organs will be harvested for donation later today.
“Late last night it became apparent that our Meagan was no longer with us,” the statement said. “The decision was made to allow her to be at peace. This afternoon she is scheduled for a surgery that will provide gifts of sight, health, and life to dozens who are in need.”
The Sugarland stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair was caused by high winds of 60 to 70 mph. The scaffolding of the stage collapsed just moments before the country music duo Sugarland was to take the stage and perform. The massive structure fell onto the audience gathered in front of the stage to watch the band.
Five people died at the time of the stage collapse and scores were injured, many seriously. A sixth person, college her injuries on Friday. Meagan Toothman, a high school cheerleading coach and master’s degree student in Cincinnai, suffered severe brain injuries.
The five original fatalities of the Indiana State Fair stage collapse were: Alina Bigjohny, 23; Glen Goodrich, 49; Christina Santiago, 29; stage hand Nathan Byrd, 51; Tammy Vandam, 42.
The Casey Anthony trial resumed proceedings on Monday after the case was abruptly suspended on Saturday for what Chief Judge Belvin Perry called a “legal matter”. Casey Anthony’s defense team reportedly filed a motion to determine whether she was competent to stand trial for the murder of her daughter, Caylee Anthony.
Over the weekend, Casey Anthony was reportedly examined by three court appointed psychologists, Dr. Daniel Tressler, Dr. Harry McLaren and Dr. Ryan Hall, to determine her competency. According to Judge Belvin Perry, all three psychologists found Anthony competent enough to continue the trial. “Based on the reports that the court has reviewed, the court will find that the defendant is competent to proceed,” Perry announced before the start of Monday’s testimony.
Today marks the 29th day of testimony in the Casey Anthony trial. She is accused of murdering her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee Anthony, in 2008. Prosecutors allege that Casey Anthony suffocated her daughter with duct tape around her mouth and nose.
When Caylee initially disappeared, Casey Anthony claimed a non-existent nanny had abducted the child. Now Caylee Anthony’s defense team alleges the toddler accidentally drowned in the family pool and that Casey Anthony covered up the death because of emotional trauma she suffered due to abuse by her father and brother. Both men have denied ever abusing Casey Anthony.
Casey Anthony faces the death penalty if she is convicted of killing her daughter.