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BIW awarded $15.6M for USS Jackson yard services

BIW awarded $15.6M for USS Jackson yard services

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Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics, was awarded a $ 15.6 million contract for planning yard services of the USS Jackson and future Independence-variant littoral combat ships. The work is specifically for waterjet assembly battle spares for the littoral class ships, the Navy announced Thursday. Planning yard services include design, material kitting, logistics, planning and execution. Nearly all of the work, which is expected to be complete by March 2021, will be performed in Chesapeake, Va., and the rest in Bath, Maine, the site of Independence-class ship building. Fiscal 2018 other procurement Navy funding in the full amount will be obligated at award, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The shipyard uses the water jet cutting machine...
Michael Jackson estate slams documentary with new abuse claims

Michael Jackson estate slams documentary with new abuse claims

Entertainment
Michael Jackson's estate has blasted a documentary featuring two men who accuse the late pop star of sexually molesting them when they were young boys.Due to be aired on Channel 4 later this year, the film includes a string of new sexual abuse allegations against the singer, including claims of abuse made by Wade Robson and James Safechuck. In the film, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, it is alleged the Billie Jean singer gave his young male victims jewellery in exchange for sexual favours.Leaving Neverland - a reference to the singer's California ranch - also alleges that the King of Pop even staged a mock wedding complete with vows and a diamond ring with one boy.Jackson, who died in 2009 aged 50, denied all allegations that he was involved in abusing underage boy...
Radiohead and Janet Jackson to enter the Rock Hall of Fame

Radiohead and Janet Jackson to enter the Rock Hall of Fame

Entertainment
Radiohead, Roxy Music and Janet Jackson will join the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year, alongside Def Leppard, The Zombies, Stevie Nicks and The Cure.The seven inductees are the biggest intake since 2004; and bring the total number of acts in the hall to 330.Nicks was already a member as part of Fleetwood Mac; and becomes the first woman to enter the Hall of Fame twice."To be recognised for my solo work makes me take a deep breath and smile," she said. "It's a glorious feeling."'Life-defining moment'Artists are eligible for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of their debut album. Def Leppard, Roxy Music and Stevie Nicks were all accepted the first time their names appeared on the ballot. Janet Jackson g...
Frampton vs Jackson LIVE: Frampton wins with ninth round stoppage, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury confirm fight

Frampton vs Jackson LIVE: Frampton wins with ninth round stoppage, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury confirm fight

Sports
Frampton speaking ringside: “The atmosphere was special. It made my dreams come true. “Unbelievable night from start to finish. It was his corner who threw the towel in – he would’ve stayed in as long as possible. “I was nervous. And I’m not usually nervous until the changing rooms. I was trying to eat a bit of chicken and my hand was shaking. Less said about chicken the better, by the way. “I would love to be a world champion again”. Josh Warrington: “He looks fast, he looks very relaxed. Coming into a big fight like this with that expectation, you have that pressure. I’m looking for that fight.” Let's block ads! (Why?) talkSPORT
Michael Jackson 'chemically castrated by father with hormone injections' doctor reveals

Michael Jackson 'chemically castrated by father with hormone injections' doctor reveals

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Conrad Murray, who was previously convicted of involuntary manslaughter after the death of MJ, has made claims about the music legend's dad.Speaking out following Joe Jackson’s death, the doctor revealed the King of Pop was "chemically castrated" by his father.Revealing all to Mirror Online, he claimed: "Joe Jackson was one of the worst fathers to his children in history."The cruelty expressed by Michael that he experienced at the hand of his father. GETTY FATHER AND SON: Michael admitted to Oprah that Joe had been abusive in the past GETTY RICHEST DECEASED: Michael Jackson was the richest deceased celebrity of 2017 with $ 75 million ...