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Prince Fans Make Twin Cities Pilgrimage On Anniversary Of His Death

He claims younger audiences are not as aware of Prince's genius as they should be because Prince kept his music off streaming services and YouTube. Fans are expected to party like it's 1999 throughout the weekend at concerts and dance parties at Paisley Park and at First Avenue, where scenes from Prince's iconic movie " Purple Rain " were filmed. Read More »

Only half of voters support Theresa May's call for a general election


The opposition Labour Party and Liberal Democrats welcomed the chance to put their policies to voters, though the Scottish National Party said the election call is a cynical ploy. I think the Prime Minister has pulled a blinder. Professor Martin Smith, head of the University of York's Department of Politics, said: "With a large Conservative majority, the government will be able to get through any Brexit deal". Read More »

Dead as Blast Rocks Syrian Bus Convoy Near Aleppo


The World Council of Churches strongly condemns the vehicle bomb attack on the Syrian evacuees on 15th April. Syrian state media said at least 39 were killed, including children. Rebel group Ahrar al-Sham said members observing the convoy to ensure its safe passage were among those killed in the bombing. Around 5,000 evacuees were still awaiting onward transport into Aleppo with buses yet to move 30 hours after the evacuation operation began, according to an AFP correspondent on the ... Read More »

Police assessing if Paris shooter had accomplices - French prosecutor

Anyone who said otherwise was irresponsible, said Macron, a former economy minister in the government that Le Pen has repeatedly criticised for its security record. "The first job of the president is to protect the French", he said. Security is high preceding the vote after police said they arrested two men Tuesday in what they described as a thwarted terror attack. Read More »

France tightens security ahead of presidential elections

Take immigration: A majority of French people share the Front's view that their country has too many immigrants and should refrain from admitting more. "We would rather support a small candidate than vote for the same people who don't bring us anything, who've been in power for over 30 years and who haven't achieved much". Read More »

US Fighter Pilot Approaching USS Carl Vinson Ejects from Jet

The jet was ditched in the sea. This is the statement from U.S. Seventh Fleet Command. There was some confusion about the whereabouts of the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group earlier this week. White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday denied that the administration misled the public about the strike group's destination. The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the East China Sea on March 9 with warships of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. Read More »

3 judges to hear appeal of Hawaii ruling blocking travel ban

Hawaii became a state in 1959. "We believe there is specific statutory authority for everything in that order that he did and he has a right to do and protect this country". As reported by The Hill , a Justice Department spokesman clarified Sessions' comments. "Why isn't a federal judge from Hawaii as able as any other judge from anywhere to issue rulings?" The White House re-crafted the order to exclude legal permanent residents and removed Iraq from the list of targeted countries. Read More »

Three arrests made following nightclub acid attack

McCullough called the attack terrible and said "anyone found harbouring those wanted for questioning by police can expect a knock at the door and could well find themselves under arrest". He should not be approached by members of the public. The 22-year-old was one of 20 people who suffered burns when the substance was sprayed at the Mangle E8 club in Hackney, east London on Monday. Read More »

Lone beaver leads curious cattle around Canadian farm


It seems that, perhaps, this herd forgot to tell the beaver about the whole "you are in charge now" situation. The beaver, who was most likely gathering materials for a shelter, was followed by the crowd wherever it went. "They're a curious bunch". "They're kind of like teenagers and I think they were following this thing around because they couldn't figure out what the heck it was". Read More »

At least 12 die during protests in Venezuela

Opposition leaders have promised to keep up their protests, demanding that Maduro's government call regional elections that have been delayed since a year ago, free nearly 100 jailed opposition activists and respect the autonomy of the opposition-led Congress. Read More »

Going on an Easter Egg Hunt


The Moses Lake Lions Club hosted their annual event at McCosh Park, one of the more popular events drawing a few hundred kids each year. "The city Easter egg hunt has been going on for over 20 years", Perez said. The Easter egg hunt was the culmination of a variety of events held in the Vancouver Quarter. In the end, every child walks away with something. "Facebook helped", Rugger said of staying up to date with the event. Read More »

Paris shooter had note defending ISIS

Bloodshed had always been feared ahead of Sunday's first round after a string of jihadist atrocities since 2015, and the shooting on the Champs-Elysees forced security to the top of the agenda in the campaign. One officer was killed and two seriously wounded. Municipal workers in white hygiene suits were out before dawn to wash down the sidewalk where the assault took place - a scene now depressingly familiar after multiple attacks that have killed more than 230 people in France over two ... Read More »

Andre Johnson to sign one-day contract to retire a Texan


He had seven 1,000-yard receiving seasons in his career and made the Pro Bowl seven times. There is plenty of irony wrapped up in Johnson, the first true Houston Texans "great", taking his final National Football League snaps as a member of the zombie version of the Houston Oilers. Read More »

Final day to turn in taxes approaches


Chechile said the Post Office used to be backed on deadline day with people sending their taxes in, but e-filing has allowed Post Offices to stop extending their hours as fewer and fewer people are filing through the mail. St. Petersburg Crossroads on 66th St. N - Open until 5:30 p.m. N - Open until 5:30 p.m. SW - Open until 5:30 p.m. - Open until 5:30 p.m. A benefit to filing at the post office is that proof of delivery is given when using certified or priority mail. Read More »

Britain's queen celebrates 91st birthday


Heading to Newbury Racecourse for a modest celebration in royal standards, she watched her horse Maths Prize race. The Queen celebrates her 91st birthday today and is expected to spend the anniversary privately . The Queen has seen 13 different prime ministers pass through 10 Downing Street - from Winston Churchill to Theresa May, according to the Associated Press . Read More »

Congress MLA joins BJP


Ginsuanhau is the second Congress MLA to defect to BJP after Andro MLA Th Shyamkumar. Disqualification case of Mr Shyamkumar is still going on. Fourteen elected Congress Autonomous District Council members from Chandel district also joined the BJP today. Read More »

'Pretty Little Liars': Andrea Parker On That 'Amazing' Mary Drake/Spencer Reveal!


Naturally, Spencer feels unusual about visiting Toby what with his girlfriend, Yvonne, now being in a medically-induced coma. Yvonne, on the other hand, remains in a medically induced coma a week after the accident. But the reason she was trying to persuade her castmates to ditch the idea isn't what you think. One thing's for sure, she better not ruin Emison. Read More »

Pakistan arrests 22 after student lynching over blasphemy


A group of students at the Abdul Wali Khan University in the conservative northwestern city of Mardan beat and shot Mashal Khan dead within the university premises on April 13, accusing him of sharing blasphemous content on social media. created hurdles for the people and another cleric to participate in the funeral", said a senior Swabi police official. The mob instead seems to have been incited by rumours circulating among the university's student body. Read More »

Duterte to attend Belt and Road forum - Chinese Foreign Ministry


Xi held talks with the workers at the yard and told them that both the museum and the yard he had visited had important links with the Belt and Road Initiative. There will also attend the secretary general of the United Nations Organization (UN), Antonio Guterres, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde and the President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim. Read More »

Bangkok won't be the 'go-to' place for street food anymore


Now they have gone a step further and banned any kind of stall from the main roads. The popular tourist destinations of Yaowarat in Chinatown and backpackers' haven Khao San Road have been exempted from this drive. Not to mention that the banning of the stalls will heavily disturb travelers who seek the culinary food of Bangkok . 'If you want to clean out all the vendors it's like you are cleaning out our culture itself, ' said Chiwan Suwannapak, who works for a Bangkok tour agency. Read More »

Police helicopter crashes in Turkey leaving 12 dead


The Turkish government said 12 people aboard a police helicopter died after a crash in Turkey's eastern Tunceli province. Heavy fog in the region made the rescue operation hard, Turkish media reports stated. Nearly 20 Blackhawk helicopters have crashed in Turkey in 22 years; the first also occurred in Tunceli in 1993. Contact was lost with the helicopter at 11:50 a.m., and no signals were received about 10 minutes after the Sikorsky S-70 Blackhawk-type helicopter belonging to the General ... Read More »

Hawaii man charged in death, dismemberment of mother


Gong reportedly told police he accidentally killed her after he became angry because he didn't want to go to school. Gong appeared in court Monday following his release from a psychiatric hospital and he did not speak. The owner of a local spa told the Advertiser that Liu Yun began working at her establishment as a massage therapist in February 2016, but said she hasn't seen the woman since August. Read More »

Schumer, Trump find an unlikely common foe: Canada


Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and President Trump have found something in common: An appreciation for American milk. "It is an unwise policy that violates our agreements and hurts our farmers, and we agreed to work together to immediately address the issue", Schumer said. Read More »

Bill O'Reilly quits Fox News

Despite the scandal, O'Reilly continued to attract viewers. 21st Century Fox , the parent company of Fox News , announced Wednesday that O'Reilly will not be returning to his position as host of the "The O'Reilly Factor", a political commentary program which had aired since 1996. Read More »