Construction projects across the U.S. receive a fresh source of funds from Chinese eager for a green card in exchange. Jane Lanhee Lee looks at the rising popularity of a once-obscure visa scheme.
NINE-YEAR-OLD Keat Rhodes looks just like any other little girl – but she was actually born male. The schoolgirl was only seven years old when she was diagnosed with gender identity disorder and began her transition from boy to girl. Since then she has undergone an incredible transformation with the support of her adoptive parents Emily, 36, and Clint, 41, LeVan, from Ohio, America. And over the next few years Keat, who has a younger brother, Blaine, seven, will undergo treatment to complete her transition from male to female.Today Keat is the picture of happiness but it hasn’t been easy and the family has endured a huge backlash from parents in their community. Made the subject of a Facebook hate campaign, they were accused of child abuse. Some even suggested Emily was turning Keat in to a Barbie doll. But they have fought the bullies and are striving to give their daughter a normal life.
Videographer / Director: Ruaridh Connellan, Producer: Hannah Mouland, Editor: Ian Phillips / Joshua Douglas
Shia LaBeouf is repeatedly punched in the head by a shirtless man in a Vancouver street in astonishing scenes caught on video. It is unclear what started the attack in the video obtained by celebrity website TMZ.com, which begins with LaBeouf already on the ground. TMZ reports LaBeouf and the man were both kicked out of the Cinema Public House bar by security after an incident, before the man tore off his shirt and punched the Hollywood star. The video shows LaBeouf trying to chase after the man but being restrained by a friend who tells him, "You gotta lay low right now!" LaBeouf is in Vancouver filming his new movie "The Company You Keep"
Exclusive trailer - Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
Watch the incredible new trailer for Transformers: Dark Of The Moon, the third instalment in the Michael Bay directed franchise.
The Autobots, led by Optimus Prime, are back in action taking on the evil Decepticons who are determined to avenge their defeat in 2009's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. The movie stars Shia LaBeouf, Josh Duhamel, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, and John Malkovich.