MSNBC – United States

Sexual Violence Adds to Trauma in Chicago’s Deadliest Neighborhoods

Sexual assault is not unusual in Chicago’s violent neighborhoods, but the deadly streets make it difficult to fully recover.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 11:42 am

Great White Sharks Surface Near Jersey Shore and Delaware

Two great white sharks are making their way to the Jersey Shore and Delaware beaches this Memorial Day.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 10:27 am

Men Charged After Forcing Baby Alligator to Drink Beer

Two men are being charged for the harassment of an alligator, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources said.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 8:46 am

Mother of Uber CEO Kalanick Killed in Boat Accident

Bonnie Kalanick, 71, the mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, was killed in a boat accident Friday in Fresno County, California, the company said.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 3:06 am

Southern Rock Legend Gregg Allman Dies at 69

Gregg Allman, legendary rock vocalist and frontman for The Allman Brothers Band died Saturday, according to a statement from his family. He was 69.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 1:09 am

Mayor: ‘Heroes’ Died Saving Women from Anti-Muslim Rant

Two bystanders killed when they attempted to intervene after a man was shouting anti-Muslim and other slurs were called heroes by the mayor and others Saturday.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 12:58 am

Airline Passenger Accused of Trying to Bite Attendant

Tu Lon Sein was jailed after authorities say he pried open an exit door and jumped onto the tarmac at a North Carolina airport during a bizarre turn of events.

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 7:46 pm

Star Tribune – United States

Minority advocates say Trump’s budget will hurt their causes

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 12:05 pm

Video shows South African police pelting men with apples

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 12:05 pm

Portland shocked by stabbings, suspect’s extreme views eyed

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 7:10 am

Federal officials in Alaska probe 2 plane crashes; 4 dead

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 6:50 am

Manager: Allman tried to keep playing music until the end

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 6:45 am

Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former Marine

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 6:45 am

Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former Marine

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 6:15 am

US News and World Report – United States

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France 24 – France

Verdict on French President Macron’s first international test: A+

All eyes were on the French president this week as he made his debut on the international stage. Did Emmanuel Macron win his first real diplomatic and image test on the international stage?

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 10:18 am

Delays and disruption, but British Airways vows to restore flights after IT meltdown

British Airways said it hopes to resume most flights out of London’s major airports on Sunday after a computer systems failure caused chaos for thousands of passengers on a busy holiday weekend.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 7:17 am

Thousands of Israelis rally to end Palestinian occupation

Thousands of Israelis rallied Saturday in Tel Aviv in support of a Palestinian state ahead of the 50th anniversary of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 5:44 am

UK Police release Manchester bomber surveillance images

British police on Saturday released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack as they appealed for more information about his final days.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 5:31 am

Vandals deface tomb of French national hero General Charles de Gaulle

Vandals on Saturday damaged the tomb of General Charles de Gaulle, leader of France’s resistance to Nazi occupation during World War Two and founder of the Fifth Republic.

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 8:22 pm

The highs and lows of Cannes for the critics

From Nicole Kidman’s multiple perfomances to a contemporary Russian tale that’s tipped for the big prize, film critics Lisa Nesselson and The Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw speak to Eve Jackson about the highs and lows of the 70th Cannes film festival.

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 7:47 pm

French photojournalist held in Turkey ends hunger strike

A French photojournalist held in Turkey for nearly three weeks has ended a week-long hunger strike, press freedom body Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said Saturday.

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 7:41 pm

The Examiner – United States

Watch: Guns N’ Roses cover ‘Black Hole Sun’ in tribute to Chris Cornell

Guns N’ Roses are the latest band to pay tribute to their fallen comrade in Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell. The reunited classic rockers kicked off the European leg of their Not In This Lifetime tour with a packed show at Ireland’s Slane Castle on Saturday, and performed a cover of the classic…

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 3:30 am

Review: Foster the People kick off summer tour with electric show in San Diego

<p>Mark Foster of Foster the People performing live at The Observatory North Park on May 26, 2017.</p>
There is something special about the first show of a new tour. There are also many questions that need answering: What will the set list consist of? What will the visuals look like? Will there be any new music performed? On Friday night at The Observatory North Park in San Diego, those questions…

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 2:56 am

How bands got their names: Arcade Fire

If you’ve ever listened to Arcade Fire, you probably wondered just where they got the idea from for such a cool name. As it turns out, Win Butler’s childhood bully was actually the supplier. In a 2004 interview with Gothamist, Butler revealed that “the first kid who beat me up when I was 12, was a…

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 11:36 pm

Interview with Okilly Dokilly: Singer Head Ned talks about the world’s only ‘Nedal’ band

It has never hurt for a band to have a gimmick when it comes to the way they look, and from KISS to Gwar to Slipknot to Ghost, the annals of rock music are filled with those who’ve used costuming to good effect. For the five men of the Phoenix-based metal band Okilly Dokilly, a personal look was…

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 9:44 pm

Idina Menzel bringing 2017 World Tour to Verizon Theatre in Dallas

Idina Menzel has been entertaining fans on Broadway for over 20 years and has enjoyed a crossover career on television and movies as well since then. Menzel is now out on tour of the world and she will be hitting Dallas for a special show on July 30 at the Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie.

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 9:30 pm

The Sinclair to welcome The Suitcase Junket

The Sinclair will welcome The Suitcase Junket, the eccentric one-man experimental garage band from Vermont songwriter Matt Lorenz, on Wednesday, May 31 at 9 p.m. with special guest Caroline Rose.
The Suitcase Junket is out on the road promoting fourth studio long-player, Pile Driver, which was…

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 9:16 pm

Maze featuring Frankie Beverly coming to Dallas for ‘The People’s Tour’

American soul band Maze featuring Frankie Beverly have been traveling around the world for over 40 years now delivering their greatest hits to fans in the United States and the U.K. 2017 is no different and Maze will be hitting the DFW area for a concert at the Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie. The…

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 9:16 pm

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