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Oasis singer Liam Gallagher confesses to drug use at 45 – despite turbulent past

Oasis singer Liam Gallagher confesses to drug use at 45 – despite turbulent past

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The Oasis frontman has revealed he doesn't indulge as much as he would like to, but admits to still dabbling with substances at 45.Liam also revealed while he doesn't indulge often, his dabbling means that he is now powerless to prevent his children – Lennon, 18, Molly, 20, Gene, 16 and Gemma, four – from experimenting.The Wonderwall singer revealed: "I ain't got a leg to stand on, I do drugs."So when they come and do drugs I can't say, 'don't do drugs'.GETTYLIAM GALLAGHER: The musician has admitted he still takes drugs at 45Oasis in pictures When Oasis released their second album (What's the Story) Morning Glory? it went on to sell over 22,000,000 copies worldwide. We look back at the band's turbulent career in pictures.Getty Images Liam and Noel Gallagher from Oasis
Past of 'cocaine cowboys' pilot may come back to haunt him

Past of 'cocaine cowboys' pilot may come back to haunt him

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The colorful past of a pilot who has long bragged about flying loads of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era in the 1980s may come back to haunt him in an auto fraud case. A federal judge agreed Friday to let prosecutors use as evidence much of Mickey Munday's open bragging about his past in media interviews, social media posts and in the 2006 documentary "Cocaine Cowboys." But U.S. District Judge Robert Scola ruled that most direct drug references can't be introduced. "I'm trying to minimize the term 'cocaine cowboy' being used," Scola said at a hearing. "It's very prejudicial." What Scola will allow in the auto fraud trial, which starts Tuesday, are references Munday frequently made about his prowess as a pilot, driver and boat captain. Prosecutors say it's r...
Vintage Vince Carter leads Sacramento Kings past Cleveland Cavaliers

Vintage Vince Carter leads Sacramento Kings past Cleveland Cavaliers

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Call it the Vince Carter Game. That's how Sacramento fans will remember his 24-point performance Wednesday in the Kings' improbable 109-95 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. It undoubtedly wasn't the first time the 40-year-old guard has taken over a game in his 19-year career -- but it was his first with the Kings. Carter, who missed the team's previous three games -- two by coach's decision and one as a result of rib pain -- received multiple standing ovations from the Golden 1 Center crowd. He finished 10 of 12 from the field and had big-time shots to answer almost every time Cleveland tried to cut into the lead. Carter had seven points and two key assists in the fourth quarter as Sacramento held off a Cavs team that took its first back-to-back losses since snapping a four-game skid on No...
Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors rally past New Orleans Pelicans

Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors rally past New Orleans Pelicans

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NEW ORLEANS -- Stephen Curry scored a team-high 31 points, and Nick Young and Klay Thompson combined for 18 points in the fourth quarter as Golden State erased a 20-point halftime deficit and defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 125-115 Monday night at the Smoothie King Center. The Warriors (19-6) trailed by as many as 21 points late in the second quarter and by 20 at halftime. The comeback was their second best of the season. They overcame a 24-point deficit against the Philadelphia 76ers on Nov. 18. The Warriors, who have beaten New Orleans in 20 of the past 21 meetings, outscored the Pelicans 76-46 in the second half after trailing 69-49 at the half. New Orleans (12-12) was led by Jrue Holiday's season-high 34 points and E'Twaun Moore's career-high 28 points. Thompson scored 22 points and ...
Burberry: How Christopher Bailey rescued the brand with the chequered past

Burberry: How Christopher Bailey rescued the brand with the chequered past

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Christopher Bailey joined Burberry back in 2001, at a time when it was tainted with a bad image, profits were falling and fashion fans were turning elsewhere for their latest fix.He has been credited for completely transforming Burberry through show-stopping catwalk collections that are available to buy straight off the runway.Bailey has also drawn on the brand's British heritage, championing the UK's biggest models and musicians at Fashion Week and drawing the world's biggest names to experience it all on the front row. As the Yorkshire-born designer announces his departure from the company, we look back at the legacy he's left for the leading British fashion brand.Who could have predicted that one paparazzi shot could threaten the reputation of a huge luxury label?Well that's exactly wha...