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Alabama Shakes drummer Steven Johnson arrested on child abuse charges

Alabama Shakes drummer Steven Johnson arrested on child abuse charges

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Getty ImagesSteven Johnson, the drummer for Grammy award-winning US rock band Alabama Shakes, has been arrested on child abuse charges.Johnson was taken into custody at Alabama's Limestone County Jail on Wednesday, news outlets report.A grand jury indicted him on charges of wilful torture, abuse and cruelly beating or otherwise wilfully maltreating a child.Bond is set at $ 21,500 (£15,580) with an arraignment date set for 7 April.Johnson, 35, previously pleaded guilty in March last year to violating a domestic violence protection order in Limestone County. He received a suspended sentence of a year in jail, with 24 months on probation.Alabama Shakes have been on hiatus since 2018. The roots-rock revivalists won a host of Grammys for their 2012 debut album, Boys & Girls, and its 2015 fo...
Rangers: Steven Gerrard says Glen Kamara racially abused by Slavia player

Rangers: Steven Gerrard says Glen Kamara racially abused by Slavia player

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Rangers manager Steven Gerrard was left "angry and upset" after midfielder Glen Kamara told him he was racially abused during his side's Europa League defeat by Slavia Prague at Ibrox on Thursday.Slavia's Ondrej Kudela said something to Kamara while covering his mouth amid a melee in the final stages."My player tells me he was racially abused," Gerrard said.In a statement, Slavia said Kudela admitted swearing at Kamara but denied the "disgusting accusation" of racism.Rangers players confronted Kudela and Gerrard got involved with his opposite number."The disappointing thing is that their people are trying to defend their player and calling us liars," said Gerrard in the immediate aftermath of the game, which Rangers lost 2-0 to exit 3-1 on aggregate."I feel angry. I know Glen and trust him...
Famous birthdays for Jan. 14: Faye Dunaway, Steven Soderbergh

Famous birthdays for Jan. 14: Faye Dunaway, Steven Soderbergh

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Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include: Advertisement -- Roman general Mark Antony in 83 B.C. -- American turncoat Gen. Benedict Arnold in 1741 -- Painter Berthe Morisot in 1841 -- Thornton Waldo Burgess, author of Peter Rabbit, in 1874 -- Philosopher/medical missionary/Nobel Peace Prize laureate Albert Schweitzer in 1875 -- Novelist John Dos Passos in 1896 -- Photographer/designer Sir Cecil Beaton in 1904 -- 60 Minutes commentator Andy Rooney in 1919 -- Drag racing driver Don "Big Daddy" Garlits in 1932 (age 89) -- Singer Jack Jones in 1938 (age 83) File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI -- Civil rights activist Julian Bond in 1940 -- Actor Faye Dun...
Steven Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror challenge on Rangers defender Borna Barisic sparks chaos at Hibs

Steven Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror challenge on Rangers defender Borna Barisic sparks chaos at Hibs

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Rangers manager Steven Gerrard was left outraged on the touchline after his defender Borna Barisic was the victim of a horror tackle at Hibs. Gerrard’s men claimed a 3-0 victory at Easter Road but the main talking point will be the aftermath of Ryan Porteous’s shocking challenge on Barisic, which earned him a straight red card. BT Sport It was a feisty encounter at Easter Road Bt Sport There were unsavoury scenes on the touchline Gerrard immediately vented his fury at the opposite dugout, resulting in a clash between the two technical areas, while Barisic narrowly avoided a glass bottle which was thrown at him while he lay on the floor. Hibernian assistant John Potter and Gers’ coach Tom Culshaw were both ...
Steven Gerrard signs new Rangers contract less than a week after narrowly losing to Celtic in League Cup final

Steven Gerrard signs new Rangers contract less than a week after narrowly losing to Celtic in League Cup final

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Steven Gerrard has signed a new contract with Rangers running until the summer of 2024, the Scottish Premiership club have confirmed. Gerrard, the Liverpool legend, guided the Gers to a second-placed finish in the Premiership last season, in what was his first ever campaign as a manager. Getty Images - Getty Steven Gerrard is happy in Glasgow And he was unlucky to not win his first piece of silverware at Ibrox last weekend, with his side narrowly losing to Celtic in the League Cup final largely due to the heroics of goalkeeper Fraser Forster, who saved a penalty from Alfredo Morelos. And his fine work north of the border has been rewarded with a new deal running until 2024. “I’m delighted to be extending my stay at this fantastic football club,” said...