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Christine Kearney

Christine Kearney

    Legendary jazz pianist Dave Brubeck dies at 91
    Legendary jazz pianist Dave Brubeck dies at 91
    Brubeck's choice of novel rhythms, classical structures and brilliant sidemen made him a towering figure in modern jazz.
    Encyclopaedia Britannica ends print edition
    Encyclopaedia Britannica ends print edition
    In yet another sign of the growing dominance of the digital publishing market, the oldest English-language encyclopedia still in print is moving...
    Producers promise fast and fierce Oscars
    Producers promise fast and fierce Oscars
    Organisers of this year's Oscar telecast promised on Friday the competition will be fierce and the show fast-paced in a bid to boost viewership as...
    Kanye West outburst mars MTV music video awards
    Kanye West outburst mars MTV music video awards
    The MTV Video Music Awards held on Sunday paid tribute to the late Michael Jackson, but was overshadowed by an outburst by rapper Kanye West, who...
    Marion Jones gets six months in prison
    Marion Jones gets six months in prison
    Disgraced United States sprinter Marion Jones was sentenced to six months in prison on Friday for lying to federal prosecutors about her steroid...
    US track star Jones admits to steroid use
    US track star Jones admits to steroid use
    Reversing years of denials, United States track superstar Marion Jones pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to federal investigators and admitted...