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U.S.-born South Korea celebrity receives prison sentence in drug case

U.S.-born South Korea celebrity receives prison sentence in drug case

Entertainment
SEOUL, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Robert Holley, a naturalized Korean citizen from the United States and TV personality, was given a suspended prison sentence Wednesday in a local court's ruling on his drug case. The Seoul Western District Court sentenced Holley to a one-year prison term, suspended for two years, for taking a banned substance earlier this year. The court also ordered him to take a 40-hour lecture on anti-drug medications. Holley, better known among local TV viewers by his Korean name Ha Il, was indicted in April on charges of buying 1 gram of methamphetamine and taking the illegal substance twice in March. "Drug crimes need to be punished sternly," said Judge Lee Seung-won. "But the court considered the defendant's repentance for his offense and pledge to quit drugs and no crime r...
Ovarian cancer drug olaparib ‘can delay disease in newly diagnosed’

Ovarian cancer drug olaparib ‘can delay disease in newly diagnosed’

Health
A drug for advanced ovarian cancer has been approved for use in newly diagnosed patients in England, after a trial showed it could delay progression of the disease for three years.Up to 600 women with a hereditary type of the disease could benefit each year.Health bosses said olaparib had the potential to make "a huge impact", giving a better chance of survival.Most cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed late, when there are few treatment options.Olaparib is for women with advanced ovarian, fallopian-tube or peritoneal cancer who have a specific gene mutation - Brca - inherited from parents, which increases the risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Gene targetAbout five to 15 out of every 100 women with ovarian cancer have this faulty gene but there are conce...
BREAKING: Kerry Katona’s ex George Kay dies of drug overdose at 39

BREAKING: Kerry Katona’s ex George Kay dies of drug overdose at 39

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Kerry Katona's ex-husband George Kay has died of a drug overdose at the age of 39.He was pronounced dead on arrival to hospital yesterday.George was found collapsed at home and taken to hospital where doctors were unable to resuscitate him.George, who is the father of Kerry's youngest Dylan-Jorge, five, had battled drug abuse and mental health issues during their relationship.  Related Articles A close family friend of Kerry last night told the Mirror: "Kerry was told this afternoon that George suffered an overdose and was taken to hospital, but was declared dead on arrival."No one yet knows what he overdosed on or whether it was intentional or an accident."Kerry is heartbroken, he’s DJ’s dad and she loved him once. PASSED AWAY: Kerry's ex George has died aged 39 (Pic: GETTY) UP