Author: Grace Coleman

  • All about Ali Khamenei, The Second Supreme Leader of Iran

    All about Ali Khamenei, The Second Supreme Leader of Iran

    Ali Khamenei, supreme leader. Khamenei, aged 85, succeeded Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini as Iran’s supreme leader in 1989 and is a former president of Iran. As Iran’s head of state, he is also responsible for the Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), long regarded as a key base of his power. His Early Life, and Education Born to…

  • Meet Aaron Lewis, Lead Vocalist, Rhythm Guitarist and Founding Member of Staind

    Meet Aaron Lewis, Lead Vocalist, Rhythm Guitarist and Founding Member of Staind

    Aaron Lewis (born April 13, 1972) is an American musician who is best known as the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and founding member of the alternative metal band Staind, with whom he released seven studio albums. His Early Life and Career Lewis was born in Rutland, Vermont, to a Jewish mother and a Catholic father…

  • Larry Bensky, Iconic Voice of KPFA News Radio, Dies Aged 87

    Larry Bensky, Iconic Voice of KPFA News Radio, Dies Aged 87

    Larry Bensky, veteran broadcaster at KPFA, passed away Sunday, May 19th, 2024 at the age of 87. Larry was best known as the national affairs correspondent for Pacifica Radio from 1987 to 1998. Larry covered numerous national and international events for Pacifica, including the Iran–Contra hearings in 1987, the confirmation hearings for four Supreme Court…

  • Legendary German Defender Karl-Heinz Schnellinger, Nicknamed “Volkswagen”, Dies Aged 85

    Legendary German Defender Karl-Heinz Schnellinger, Nicknamed “Volkswagen”, Dies Aged 85

    German footballing legend Karl-Heinz Schnellinger has sadly died at the age of 85 following a long battle with illness. The former defender, who featured in four World Cups for West Germany, passed away at San Raffaele Hospital in Milan on Monday. Schnellinger became known as ‘The Volkswagen’ in his playing days and spent the majority…

  • Sam Butcher, American artist and Precious Moments founder, Dies Aged 85

    Sam Butcher, American artist and Precious Moments founder, Dies Aged 85

    The founder of Precious Moments, Sam Butcher, died at age 85. According to the Precious Moments website, in the 1970s, Butcher drew the famous teardrop-eyed children to convey a spiritual message. “Precious Moments artwork was introduced to the public in 1975 on inspirational greeting cards and posters, and in 1978 the first Precious Moments figurines…

  • Check Out the Full List of 2024 BET Awards Nominees

    Check Out the Full List of 2024 BET Awards Nominees

    The nominations for the prestigious BET Awards have been announced, and unfortunately, they do not bode well for the Ghanaian music industry. No Ghanaian artist received a nomination. Canadian rapper Drake has the highest number of nominations, followed by Nicki Minaj. The Awards ceremony will take place on June 30, 2024, at 8 pm ET/…

  • EURO 2024: Germany Drops Hummels and Goretzka from Squad

    EURO 2024: Germany Drops Hummels and Goretzka from Squad

    Euro 2024 hosts Germany named a largely expected preliminary squad on Thursday, with Mats Hummels and Leon Goretzka the only notable absentees. Manager Julian Nagelsmann has four goalkeepers in his squad, with VfB Stuttgart’s Alexander Nübel joining Manuel Neuer, Oliver Baumann, and Marc-André ter Stegen as Nagelsmann otherwise largely showed faith in the players he…

  • David Wagner Sacked From Norwich City After Humiliating Against Leeds United

    David Wagner Sacked From Norwich City After Humiliating Against Leeds United

    Norwich dismissed manager David Wagner less than 24 hours after their promotion dreams were shattered. The Canaries drew the first leg of their play-off semi-final 0-0 against Leeds at home but fell to an embarrassing 4-0 defeat at Elland Road on Thursday night. The club has now acted swiftly in the wake of the loss…

  • Tottenham Interested In Signing Morgan Gibbs-White

    Tottenham Interested In Signing Morgan Gibbs-White

    Tottenham is believed to be leading the race to sign the highly-rated 24-year-old despite the player drawing the attention of Newcastle United as well. Having made significant investments in their squad recently, Forest is considering selling Gibbs-White in a bid to balance their finances. On the most recent episode of Football Insider’s Inside Track podcast,…

  • Real Madrid Coach Interested In Signing Saliba From Arsenal

    Real Madrid Coach Interested In Signing Saliba From Arsenal

    If the 2023-24 campaign has taught Real Madrid one lesson, it is that their depth at center-back is not sufficient. Burdened to handle most of the season without two defenders, Carlo Ancelotti and Co. are looking to recruit a new name in the department come June. Considering Nacho Fernandez’s almost certain departure from the Spanish…