Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox – subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what’s happening in the world around you – in real time. AEWAEW DynamiteChris JerichoJack Hager First Published: October 10, 2019, 7:06 PM IST This week’s AEW Dynamite saw Chris Jericho cut a promo in Boston while introducing his new faction. Addressing the actions of the new faction created at the end of the debut episode of Dynamite, Jericho declared himself, Sammy Guevara, Jake Hager, Santana & Ortiz – “The Inner Circle”. The evening also saw Chris Jericho and Sammy Guevara defeat Dustin Rhodes and Adam “Hangman” Page via pinfall when Jericho hit Rhodes with the Judas Effect.While Rhodes and Page seemed to have gained the upper hand, Hager snuck in and attacked Rhodes, allowing Jericho to score the victory. As the Inner Circle started on a beatdown on the fallen wrestlers Cody Rhodes rushed in to save the day, only to be taken out by Santana and Ortiz. MJF ran in with a char and briefly teasing a turn on Cody, took out Santana, Ortiz and Jericho with a chair. Unfortunately for them, Jericho was able to layout MJF before The Young Bucks made the final save. But before Jericho could do any more damage, Darby Allin rode a skateboard down before using it to smash Jericho and enter the ring and stand tall with the faces to end the show.Here’s what else happened on AEW Dynamite:AEW tag team championship tournament first-round — Private Party defeated The Young Bucks via pinfall after a rollup.Darby Allin defeated Jimmy Havoc to become No. 1 contender to the AEW world championship.Britt Baker and Riho defeated Bea Priestly and Emi Sakura via submission when Baker submitted Sakura with a mandible claw.The evening also saw Best Friends cut a promo from ringside talking about their upcoming match with SCU. Finally, Jon Moxley defeated Shawn Spears via pinfall after hitting the Deathrider. The match also saw Tully Blanchard getting involved at ringside, continuing with his role as a very involved manager. While he did manage to create some distractions, Moxley at the end, hit his finisher for the win.Post-match, Kenny Omega made his way to the entryway with a barbed wire baseball bat and wire-wrapped broom. He tossed the bat to Moxley, encouraging him to pick it up, but PAC, who was on commentary, blindsided him with a chair. Moxley on his part chose to toss the bat away and leave.
Gardaí are investigating an incident of criminal damage after a van was vandalised in Buncrana.The incident occurred in Earlsfort on Friday 22nd November, sometime between 4.30pm and 7pm.A man had parked his work van in his driveway and the rear windscreen was smashed. “Nothing was taken from the van so it would appear to be a mere act of criminal damage,” said a garda spokesperson.If anyone in the Earlsfort area witnessed anything that might assist with the investigation , they are asked to please call Buncrana Garda Station on 074-9320540.Garda probe after work van windscreen smashed in Buncrana was last modified: November 26th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)
Prince Harry attended a 50th anniversary screening of ‘Zulu’ this week to celebrate the work of three charities which help wounded soldiers and children in Africa.Prince Harry meets Shenkin, regimental mascot of the 3rd Battalion, as he attends the 50th anniversary screening of ZuluCredit/Copyright: www.princehenryofwales.org/ Arriving at the Odeon in London’s Leicester Square, His Royal Highness told Suzannah Endfield Olivier, the daughter of the film’s director Cy Endfield that it is one of his favourite films: “I watch this film every single year before Christmas time. Maybe once. Maybe twice.” The film, which has been digitally enhanced to mark the anniversary, dramatises the events at Rorke’s Drift where the British Army famously battled Zulu battalions in January 1879. It tells the story of the 150 British soldiers, many sick and wounded, who took on 4,000 Zulu warriors – with their efforts earning 11 Victoria Crosses. Ms Endfield Olivier said Prince Harry’s attendance at the film was ‘a validation’ of the re-release and the film’s success. The release will benefit Walking With The Wounded, Sentebale and The David Rattray Memorial Trust.Prince Harry has been heavily involved with Walking with the Wounded, taking part in the charity’s South Pole expedition last year and supporting two previous expeditions as a Patron.He is also a founding Patron of Sentebale, which helps vulnerable children in Lesotho who face extreme poverty and an HIV and Aids epidemic.The David Rattray Memorial Trust helps to educate and care for children at a number of schools in Kwa-Zulu Natal.The release of the film, which will include never-before-seen footage, has been organised by Ms Endfield Olivier.Prince Harry also met people associated with the film and charity representatives before settling in to watch the classic film.Source:www.princehenryofwales.org
Diamond the size of a tennis ball found in Canadian-owned mine could fetch C$90M A three-billion-year-old diamond the size of a tennis ball could fetch more than C$90 million when the Canadian mining company that unearthed it puts the rock up for auction this summer.But the first person to lay eyes on the whopping gem barely gave it a glance, the CEO of Vancouver-based Lucara Diamond Corp. recalled Wednesday, as the eye-popping estimate for the precious stone was issued by auctioneer Sotheby’s.“He’d only been working for us for two weeks, so he sees the thousand carats and goes ‘oh, this must be normal,’” William Lamb told The Canadian Press. “He didn’t tell anybody. It was only when the chief saw it that there was this huge commotion on site.”The diamond was unearthed in November, at the Karowe mine in Botswana that’s owned by Lucara (TSX:LUC).After being closely examined, it was found to measure 1,109 carats, making it the second-largest gem-quality rough diamond ever discovered.The only bigger diamond found to date was the 3,106-carat Cullinan diamond, unearthed in South Africa in 1905. It was cut into nine pieces that form part of the U.K. Crown Jewels.The Cullinan diamond, however, was found when a mine worker noticed something glinting in the side of a pit, grabbed a ladder and started chipping around it with a pen knife, said Lamb.The diamond found at the Lucara mine, in contrast, managed to survive a modern mining process which included drilling, blasting, excavation, crushing and mechanized sorting, he said.“Our stone actually went through an entire processing facility before it was recovered,” Lamb explained. “We were very lucky.”The diamond has been named Lesedi la Rona, meaning “our light” in the local Tswana language.The name came from a local contest which drew some 11,000 entries, Lamb said, and carries a special meaning for Botswana, whose economy has benefited greatly from diamond mining.The Lesedi la Rona is currently on a world tour ahead of an auction in London this summer.It has already been displayed in Singapore, Hong Kong and Dubai, and will be shown in New York this weekend before heading to locations in Europe, said Lamb.“We’re trying to get access to people who may want it as a collector’s item,” he said. “We’re looking at people who have the financial resources, but also see the uniqueness, the rarity and the beauty in the stone.”Auctioneer Sotheby’s has estimated the diamond could sell for more than C$90 million, but Lamb said just how much the rock will ultimately go for is hard to say.“This is historic,” he said. “It is the only plus thousand carat stone in existence.”Whoever acquires the diamond will have to decide whether to cut and polish the stone, possibly splitting it into smaller pieces, or keep it in its rough form.“If you ask me, I wouldn’t cut it. It is unique,” said Lamb, who remembered feeling “shock and awe” when he first held the diamond.“It automatically draws you to it. I’d say the stone has an addictive quality to it.”Sotheby’s has said the rough gemstone “of exceptional transparency” could yield the largest top-quality diamond ever cut and polished, if the buyer decides to go that route.David Bennett, chairman of Sotheby’s jewelry division, called the discovery “the find of a lifetime” and the auction unprecedented, because no rough diamond of this size has ever been auctioned.The Lesedi la Rona could smash the record price for a diamond of US$48.5 million, paid at a Geneva sale last year for the 12.03-carat polished “Blue Moon” diamond. Hong Kong billionaire Joseph Lau picked it up as a gift for his 7-year-old daughter.The Lesedi la Rona diamond will be offered at auction on June 29.— With files from The Associated Press by Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press Posted May 4, 2016 9:42 am MDT Last Updated May 4, 2016 at 3:01 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email A model displays a large diamond at Sotheby’s in New York, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. The auction house plans to offer the Lesedi la Rona diamond in London on June 29. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)