2014年12月31日星期三

Elephants use Christmas trees to clean their teeth in German zoo




Christmas might be over and done, but for these elephants there are still holiday treats to come.


This herd living at a zoo in Cologne, Germany, are given left-over Christmas trees each year and were pictured munching away on New Year's Eve.


The elephants can eat up to three trees per day, and also use them to keep their teeth clean.


The Christmas tree-treats have become a tradition at Cologne Zoo, according to the zoo's director.



Oh tannenbaum! An elephant enjoys his annual Christmas tree treat at Cologne Zoo


Oh tannenbaum! An elephant enjoys his annual Christmas tree treat at Cologne Zoo




Happy holidays: The elephants at the zoo are given unused left-over Christmas trees each year


Happy holidays: The elephants at the zoo are given unused left-over Christmas trees each year




Sharing is caring: A herd of llamas also come and join the spruce tree party


Sharing is caring: A herd of llamas also come and join the spruce tree party




Party animal: A llama munches away on a Christmas tree branch at Cologne Zoo


Party animal: A llama munches away on a Christmas tree branch at Cologne Zoo












2014年12月30日星期二

Justin Bieber -- Jet-Fueled Lies Just Don't Fly


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123014_tv_tune_in_bieber_jet_launch Justin Bieber owns a brand new jet ... is what he wanted us to believe -- but we found it just ain't so. Hell, the G4 private jet he flaunted on Instagram wasn't even NEW!!


But at least Beiber didn't pull the same stunt with a Bugatti or a baller ass yacht -- and by that, we mean ... that's exactly what he did.

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TMZ Live: Chris Rock: Turns Out I Really Don't Love My Wife After All ...


Chris Rock:


Turns Out I Really Don't Love My Wife After All ...


12/30/2014 9:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF



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ON TODAY'S SHOW




  • Justin Bieber Caught in a Jumbo-Lie

  • A 'Real Housewives' Cast Member ARRESTED!

  • A Music Legend Gets an Ultimatum from His Pissed Off Wife

  • Kanye West is Dropping Major $$$ to Stay by Kim's Side









Justin Bieber Sued -- Your Goons Did the Whupping ... So You Gotta Do the Paying


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Justin Bieber Fight

The man claiming Justin Bieber's thugs beat him to a bloody mess at a Southampton nightclub is finally taking him to court and demanding the singer pay up.


As TMZ previously reported ... Biebs' crew was investigated by police for the violent brawl last year at South Pointe nightclub that allegedly left 22-year-old Wayne Rennalls covered in cuts and bruises.


Cops weren't interested in Bieber -- since he didn't touch anyone -- but in a new lawsuit Rennalls says Justin's security team was on his payroll, so it's on him to make it right financially. In the docs, he also puts the club on blast for allegedly slipping drinks to then 19-year-old Bieber.


Rennalls says his pain and stress are worth big bucks. He's suing for an unspecified amount of cash from JB and the club.


Bottle service ain't cheap.






Dustin Diamond -- After Screech's Knife Arrest ... 90s TV Nerds Be Trippin'!


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122914_tv_tune_in_dustin_diamond_launch Screech from “Saved By The Bell” getting busted for allegedly stabbing someone is bad enough new for 90s TV fans -- but Urkel's reaction to the arrest only makes things worse.


With all the switchblades and n-words flying ... one can only hope Cody from “Step by Step” is keeping his nose clean!

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2014年12月29日星期一

Female being treated for Ebola in Glasgow on return from Sierra Leone

Doctors in Glasgow are investigating a case of Ebola in a health worker who has recently returned from West Africa.


The case is being investigated at Glasgow's Gartnavel Hospital, the Scottish Government confirmed.



Doctors are investigating a case of Ebola in a health worker who has recently returned from West Africa


Doctors are investigating a case of Ebola in a health worker who has recently returned from West Africa






Jennifer Lopez -- Drunk Driver Nailed ... That's How the D.A. Rolls

Drunk Driver Nailed


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The guy who smashed into Jennifer Lopez's brand new Rolls-Royce was bombed -- nearly twice the legal limit -- and now could face time behind bars ... according to prosecutors.


The L.A. County D.A.'s office is charging Robert John Reitz with two misdemeanor counts of DUI for the September rear-ender on Pacific Coast Highway -- and they say his blood alcohol content was an astonishing .15.


0928-jlo-rear-ended-instagram-SWIPE-01You'll recall JLo and her pal Leah Remini were cruising in Jennifer's Rolls at the time of the accident. They posted a pic of themselves looking fabulous ... just seconds before Reitz hit them and fled the scene.


Reitz faces 6 months in jail and a $1,000 fine if convicted.






CBS Show 'VEGAS' -- The Set Was A Death Trap


EXCLUSIVE


CBS Vegas LawsuitThe set of former CBS show 'Vegas' was full of dangerous and defective equipment ... according to a lawsuit filed by an outraged crew member who nearly lost a finger.


Andrea Krout is rolling the dice and suing the drama's crane manufacturer and distributor -- Technovision and Crane Shot -- after having her thumb crushed and nearly torn off during a horrific crane accident last year while she worked as a dolly grip.


Krout says both companies are responsible for the faulty equipment and putting her life at risk -- she's demanding they pick up the tab for her medical expenses and pain and suffering.


Vegas ... definitely risky.






Guess Who This Cool Little Kid Turned Into!


1225_christmas_kid_launch Before this snowy little man was cracking up the world he was just another toddler enduring the harsh weather conditions of Columbia, South Carolina. Can you guess who he is?!






2014年12月28日星期日

Immigration beats economy as number one worry for UK voters: Pollsters say Britain is more concerned about migrants than money for the first time since 2010



  • Immigration is the most important political issue to voters, pollsters say

  • Public are more worried about Britain's borders than finances, YouGov say

  • It's the first time since 2010 that the economy hasn't been the biggest issue

  • Europe also soared as an issue for concern as Ukip moved up in the polls




Immigration is now consistently the most important political issue of concern to voters, pollsters have revealed.


Over the past year it has moved ahead of the economy as the British public’s top priority, according to YouGov.


Since May, voters have put it above or tied with the economy in every survey conducted by the organisation.


At one point, in September, it was selected by 58 per cent of voters as one of the three most important issues for the country while only 48 per cent had the economy in their top three.



Immigration is now consistently the most important political issue of concern to voters. Pictured: Migrants try to board a lorry near Calais


Immigration is now consistently the most important political issue of concern to voters. Pictured: Migrants try to board a lorry near Calais



YouGov chose ‘Immigration becoming the public’s most important issue’ as one of its top five public opinion trends of 2014.


Will Dahlgreen, from YouGov, said: ‘From May to December immigration was seen as the most important issue facing the country, except for on three occasions when it was tied with the economy.


‘Although immigration began to narrow the gap at the end of 2013, 2014 is the first year since 2010 when the economy has not been the top issue.


‘Immigration had an average lead of one point over the whole year, compared to a deficit of 18 in 2013 and 32 in 2012.’


Polling data also showed Europe has increased hugely as an issue of concern over recent years, from just 7 per cent of voters choosing it as an issue in June 2010 to 25 per cent in October this year.


In recent months, as both immigration and Europe have soared as issues of concern, Ukip has moved up in the polls. In May it triumphed in the European elections, winning 4.3million votes and beating Labour into second place and the Tories into third.


Ukip has also won two House of Commons by-elections in Rochester and Clacton after MPs Mark Reckless and Douglas Carswell defected from the Conservatives.


David Cameron has responded to the rise of Ukip by promising to stop EU migrants from claiming a raft of in-work benefits, including tax credits, until they have paid into the system for four years.



Over the past year, immigration has moved ahead of the economy as the British public’s top priority, according to YouGov


Over the past year, immigration has moved ahead of the economy as the British public’s top priority, according to YouGov






Both David Cameron and Ed Miliband have responded to the rise of Ukip by strengthening their positions on immigration



Ed Miliband has also attempted to toughen Labour’s line. But the party was embarrassed recently when an internal party document emerged which told activists to ‘move the conversation on’ when voters ask them about immigration.


Crossbench peer Lord Green of Deddington, chairman of the MigrationWatch think tank, said: ‘These are remarkable findings. It’s simply not possible for the political class to remain in denial any longer.


‘Suggestions that those who are canvassing should simply change the subject are now clearly absurd. The public want effective answers on immigration and will see through attempts to dodge the issue.’


Labour MP for Rochdale Simon Danczuk said politicians have been too slow to recognise immigration as an issue. He said he would like to see a stronger line from Labour on border controls and lowering migrant numbers.


He said: ‘People have been mentioning immigration to me a lot on the doorstep, people from all different backgrounds including ethnic minorities, working class and middle class people. People feel strongly about it.’


The polling data shows how other issues have risen up the polls in the past four years. Welfare did not feature as a significant issue in 2010, but by October this year was chosen by 25 per cent of voters.


Health has increased significantly as a concern to voters, while crime has declined sharply. Other trends highlighted by the pollster were the rising support for the Greens who finished the year tied with the Lib Dems on 7 per cent.


It also pointed to Ed Miliband’s falling support, with one poll at the end of October registering him as less popular than Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg.


YouGov also found that voters’ perceptions of how well the economy is doing peaked in August.