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Four South Carolina police officers shot responding to domestic dispute

At least three sheriff’s deputies have been wounded in a shooting in South Carolina.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 12:17 pm

13 people believed bound, starving inside California home

David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Ann Turpin, 49, were arrested after 13 people were allegedly discovered bound, shackled or padlocked to beds in their home.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 11:42 am

Officials stay silent on evacuation orders before deadly mudslides

Officials in Montecito and Santa Barbara County are declining to discuss how they came up with evacuation plans prior to last week’s deadly flooding.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 5:56 am

Simone Biles says she was molested by gymnastics doctor

Former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar’s sentencing will take several days because nearly 100 girls and women want to tell their stories of sexual abuse.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 2:52 am

North Korea didn’t react to false Hawaii missile alert, Mattis says

Mattis called the nascent talks between North and South Korea “a positive indicator,” but said it was too early to determine Kim Jong Un’s intent.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 12:53 am

50 people flee after casino shuttle catches fire, leaving 1 dead

Dozens of people jumped more than 10 feet into frigid winter waters after the shuttle ferrying them to a casino ship off the Florida Gulf Coast caught fire.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 12:51 am

MLK Day marked by Trump criticism, pledges to fight racism

Protests between Haitian immigrants and Trump supporters broke out near the president’s Florida resort Monday, the official federal holiday honoring King.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 12:47 am


Star Tribune – United States

Latest: Family friend speaks of repeated abuse by ex-doctor

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 3:15 pm

Assembly Republicans to announce 2018 priorities

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 3:05 pm

Restaurant owner apologizes for booting breast-feeding woman

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 3:05 pm

Markets Right Now: Dow Jones industrials cross 26,000

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 3:00 pm

2 men hit each other in consecutive accidents in Germany

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 2:50 pm

Supreme Court rejects appeal from suspended Florida judge

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 2:45 pm

On King day, Trump mentioned as much as civil rights leader

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 5:53 am

US News and World Report – United States

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France 24 – France

Birth rate falls, but France remains Europe’s most fertile country

France may be Europe’s most fertile country but even there the birth rate is falling and mothers are choosing to wait before starting a family, according to data released Tuesday.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 1:51 pm

France will never allow another ‘Jungle’ here, says Macron in Calais

President Emmanuel Macron vowed Tuesday that France would not allow another migrant camp like the infamous “Jungle” to spring up in the port of Calais.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 1:16 pm

Turkey’s Erdogan pledges to uproot ‘terror nests’ in Kurd-controlled Syrian towns

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday vowed Turkey would soon begin an operation against towns in Syria controlled by Kurdish militia, calling the areas “nests” of terror.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 11:29 am

Several dead in Venezuela as police seek helicopter pilot’s capture

Several people including two police officers were killed in an operation to capture a helicopter pilot who bombed Venezuela’s Supreme Court during anti-government protests last year, the interior ministry said Monday.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 8:05 am

Umbrella Movement: Hong Kong activists appeal jail terms

Hong Kong’s leading democracy activists appealed Tuesday against their jail terms in a case seen as a litmus test for the independence of the city’s judiciary, which some fear is under pressure from Beijing.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 7:43 am

Bangladesh agrees with Myanmar to complete Rohingya return within two years

Bangladesh has agreed to complete the process of returning Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar within two years after repatriation begins, the south Asian nation said on Tuesday, following a meeting of the neighbours to implement a pact signed last year.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 7:05 am

Palestinian leaders call for suspending recognition of Israel

Palestinian leaders voted on Monday to call for the suspension of recognition of Israel in a move with potentially deep implications as they met in response to US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Posted on 16 January 2018 @ 6:39 am

The Examiner – United States

Photos: Arturo Sandoval’s trumpet soars with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra


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Ten-time Grammy award winner, Arturo Sandoval, made a return visit to Tucson to play with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra (TSO) at the TCC Music Hall on Jan. 13 and 14.  This was another 2018 Tucson Jazz Festival presentation. Sandoval is most famous as a trumpet player, but he is also a master…

Posted on 15 January 2018 @ 11:10 pm

In Photos: On the road with Avatar and his majesty the King


Photography by Kim Allegrezza
Sweden’s most exciting musical export Avatar is on the road in support of their seventh full length LP, Avatar Country, which was released on Jan. 12 via Entertainment One in North America and Century Media. The album features their latest single “Statue Of The King.” AXS caught their spectacular…

Posted on 15 January 2018 @ 9:14 pm

Interview: Maxine and Roxy Petrucci discuss new Madam X album, ‘Monstrocity’



Thirty years seems like a long time for a band to release sophomore album, but for the all-original line of Madam X: Bret Kaiser (vocals), Maxine Petrucci (guitars), Chris “Godzilla” Doliber (bass) and Roxy Petrucci (drums), the wait was certainly worth it. The band, who’s 1984 debut, We Reserve The…

Posted on 15 January 2018 @ 8:46 pm

Johnny Cash Folsom Prison film doc in the works



A new film documentary about the legendary country music icon Johnny Cash is in the works, according to Hollywood Reporter on Jan. 12. Imperative Entertainment and “Jurassic World” producer Frank Marshall and director Thom Zimny have teamed up on the project.
The famous Folsom Prison concert took…

Posted on 15 January 2018 @ 8:42 pm

Michelle LeBlanc announces debut EP coming in March


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Michelle LeBlanc will release her debut EP this spring.</p>
Michelle LeBlanc is officially arriving on the music scene in March. The country singer-songwriter will release her first EP, entitled A Man Like You, on March 2 according to a press release.
Originally from South Carolina, LeBlanc has now settled in Nashville after spending a decade in New York…

Posted on 15 January 2018 @ 8:42 pm

Jennifer Hudson returning to coach on ‘The Voice UK’



Jennifer Hudson may have left “The Voice” after this season, but she hasn’t left the franchise. Hudson has rejoined the panel of the show’s British adaptation “The Voice UK,” according to that show’s official website, and you can watch some of her best moments from the series by playing the video…

Posted on 15 January 2018 @ 8:38 pm

Houston Rockets anticipate James Harden’s return



James Harden, a perennial MVP candidate, is set to return to the Houston Rockets’ lineup. According to the Houston Chronicle, the team expects Harden to return either Thursday or Saturday, which would have him back against the Minnesota Timberwolves or Golden State Warriors.
Harden has been absent…

Posted on 15 January 2018 @ 6:38 pm


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