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Ceiling collapse at West End theatre leaves several injured

Ceiling collapse at West End theatre leaves several injured

Entertainment
Several people have been hurt after part of a ceiling collapsed at a theatre in London's West End.Emergency services were called just before 8pm following the incident during a performance of Death of a Salesman at the Piccadilly Theatre. A picture from the scene showed a large hole in the ceiling about three or four metres wide, with wires protruding in the middle of it.Witnesses reported there had been a "slight dripping sound" and "running water" followed by "lots of screams" from audience members as a section of the ceiling came crashing down. Roof collapsed in Piccadilly Theatre tonight during performance of Death of a Salesman. Running water, then lots of screams. A few minor injuries. Thank you @WendellPierce for coming out to check everyone safe. Decent ...
Denver Broncos place QB Joe Flacco on injured reserve with neck injury

Denver Broncos place QB Joe Flacco on injured reserve with neck injury

Sports
Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The Denver Broncos placed starting quarterback Joe Flacco on season-ending injured reserve because of a herniated disk in his neck, the team announced Friday. Broncos head coach Vic Fangio told reporters that Flacco underwent exams by the team's medical staff and other physicians this week. It was determined that the veteran quarterback would miss a minimum of six weeks due to the injury, leading to the team's decision to place him on IR. "At best, it was six weeks where he could do nothing," Fangio said. "When I say nothing, [I mean] absolutely nothing. So he would need probably two weeks to get back. And [it's a] good chance it would be eight [weeks] of doing nothing and then another week or two to get ready. So you guys can do the math. It kind of became an easy decisi...
Five dead, dozens injured after strong earthquake rocks Philippines

Five dead, dozens injured after strong earthquake rocks Philippines

World
Oct. 17 (UPI) -- The death toll climbed to five Thursday after a strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked southern Philippines, damaging buildings and threatening landslides, officials. The temblor struck about 13 miles east of Tulunan in North Cotabato province after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at a depth of 5 miles, the Philippines Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. Tulunan, North Cotabato and M'lang municipalities and Kidapawan City felt the earthquake at a 7 Intensity, which the Philippines seismology institute, also known as Phivolcs, describes as "destructive" on its 10-degree scale. Hundreds of aftershocks have rippled through the region, continuing into Thursday afternoon with some registering as high as magnitude 5.3. At least 27 people were injured and 5 were killed by the ea...
US Open: Novak Djokovic pulls out injured against Stan Wawrinka

US Open: Novak Djokovic pulls out injured against Stan Wawrinka

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Defending champion Novak Djokovic is out of the US Open after quitting because of injury against Swiss 23rd seed Stan Wawrinka as defeat loomed in an electrifying fourth-round match.Djokovic, 32, retired with a shoulder problem seconds after a double fault left him two sets and a break down.Loud boos greeted the Serb's decision, with more heard as he walked off court. "I'm sorry for the crowd. They came to see a full match but it wasn't to be," said world number one Djokovic.Three-time Grand Slam champion Wawrinka had dominated the last-16 contest in a boisterous atmosphere at Arthur Ashe Stadium, producing a powerful display reminiscent of his best to lead 6-4 7-5 2-0, when Djokovic decided ...
Reports: Comedian Kevin Hart injured in car crash

Reports: Comedian Kevin Hart injured in car crash

Entertainment
Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Comedian Kevin Hart was injured in a California car accident Sunday morning. TMZ said Hart was riding as a passenger when his Plymouth Barracuda veered off the road, crashed through a guardrail and went down an embankment on Mulholland Drive at about 1 a.m. PST. He and his driver reportedly suffered "major back injuries," but a woman in the car was not seriously hurt. Photos of the vehicle show the roof was crushed. UsMagazine.com said it obtained a police report that said Hart "left the scene to his nearby residence to get medical attention." TMZ said the star was treated at a nearby hospital later in the day. His current condition and whereabouts are not clear. Hart, 40, is known for his stand-up comedy and performances in the films Ride Along, Central Intelligence, Ju...