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Friday October 5th, 2018 morning edition

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A Los Angeles judge on Thursday sentenced disgraced music mogul Suge Knight to 28 years in prison for a fatal hit-and-run, bringing a curtain down on one of the most successful careers in hip-hop history.

By pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter, Knight avoided a murder trial — and a possible life sentence.

Marion 'Suge' Knight looks on at his sentencing seated next to his attorney Albert DeBlanc in Los Angeles on Oct. 4, 2018.

Carter said she was devastated seeing Knight smiling and waving at loved ones during his various court appearances.

Knight — listed as 6-foot-4 and 325 pounds in jail records — has been been plagued by various health issues for the past few years.

Knight was in the car with Shakur when he was killed during a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas in 1996.

Knight eventually lost control of Death Row Records after it went into bankruptcy. »

Girl, 8, pulls a 1,500-year-old sword from a lake in Sweden

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An eight-year-old found a pre-Viking-era sword while swimming in a lake in Sweden during the summer.

Saga Vanecek found the relic in the Vidöstern lake while at her family's holiday home in Jönköping County.

"It's not every day that you step on a sword in the lake!" »

Mysterious hole shooting out flames in Arkansas stumps officials: We've 'ruled out' Satan

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Images of the red-orange flames and heat from the fire were embedded in the minds of those who witnessed the scene.

The hole opened up on a private property in Midway, Arkansas, nearly a month ago — on Sept. 17 — and yet it is still stumping investigators.

So far, none of the guesses have proved to be correct, Baxter County Judge Mickey Pendergrass told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. »

Massive revelation in iBurst tower battle

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Dorny told The Star that she and her son are spending alternate nights at her mother’s house to get some relief.

“We’ve told our son that the tower is only switched on one day a week, so it’s not psychosomatic,” McGregor told The Star.

“In other words the iBurst tower did not increase the radiation in the area significantly above the level already present for a long time.”. »