Archives for February 2016

Grammy Awards 2016: Who won, who lost, who performed – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times
Grammy Awards 2016: Who won, who lost, who performed
Los Angeles Times
The big winner at the 58th Grammy Awards ceremony on Monday night might not be any of the musicians who took home awards but the music industry's full-court press promoting cultural diversity. While the motion picture academy is under fire because of
Kendrick Lamar Sweeps Rap Field at Grammys; Taylor Swift Wins Best AlbumNew York Times
Grammys: Taylor Swift wins the big one, but Kendrick Lamar steals the showWashington Post
List: Who won what at the 58th annual GrammysUSA TODAY
CBS News -E! Online -CBS Local
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Palestinians renovate church at Jesus’ birthplace – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Palestinians renovate church at Jesus' birthplace
Minneapolis Star Tribune
BETHLEHEM, West Bank — After two years of painstaking work, experts have completed the initial phase of a delicate restoration project at the Church of the Nativity, giving a much-needed face-lift to one of Christianity's holiest sites. The project

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Proclaiming innocence, ex-Israeli PM goes to prison – Washington Post


Washington Post
Proclaiming innocence, ex-Israeli PM goes to prison
Washington Post
JERUSALEM — Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Monday began a 19-month prison sentence for bribery and obstruction of justice, defiantly proclaiming his innocence in a farewell video as he became the first Israeli premier to be placed behind bars.
Ehud Olmert, ex-prime minister of Israel, begins prison sentenceThe Boston Globe
Ehud Olmert becomes first Israeli prime minister to go to prisonChicago Tribune

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Obama faces political puzzle in naming Scalia successor – Washington Post


Washington Post
Obama faces political puzzle in naming Scalia successor
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — For most presidents, choosing a Supreme Court nominee is a puzzle. For President Barack Obama, the chance to pick a successor to Justice Antonin Scalia is more like a Gordian Knot. As the White House carries out a rare election-year …
How Obama Could Win Supreme Court Battle — Even If Republicans Take the White HouseNBCNews.com
Meet the Scalia Death Truthers: Was He Murdered by Obama or Aliens?Daily Beast
Vulnerable Senate Republicans Say No Scalia Replacement Under ObamaHuffington Post
Reuters Blogs (blog) -Los Angeles Times -New York Times
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Obama to make first visit to Vietnam in May – Washington Post


Washington Post
Obama to make first visit to Vietnam in May
Washington Post
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — President Obama will make his first visit to Vietnam in May, while in the region for the Group of Seven summit in Japan, the White House said Monday. Obama will become the third American president in a row to travel to the …
White House: Obama to visit Vietnam in MayPost-Bulletin
Diplomacy in the desertOCRegister
Obama to visit Vietnam in May: White HouseReuters
Washington Times -Sydney Morning Herald
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Sheila E Says Vanity, ’80s Pop Star Mentored by Prince, Has Died – People Magazine


People Magazine
Sheila E Says Vanity, '80s Pop Star Mentored by Prince, Has Died
People Magazine
Vanity, a pop star who had a long association with Prince and battled kidney failure for decades following a near-fatal overdose, has died. Fellow musician Sheila E confirmed the news on Twitter Monday, just before the Grammy Awards began. "SADDEN my …
Prince Discovery Vanity Dies at 57Hollywood Reporter
Prince's Former Protege 'Vanity' Passes AwayPerezHilton.com
Vanity, '80s pop star and action movie actress, dead at 57New York Daily News
VH1.com (blog) -TIME -Hollywood Life
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Saying Farewell to David Frei, Westminster’s Nuzzling Voice – New York Times


New York Times
Saying Farewell to David Frei, Westminster's Nuzzling Voice
New York Times
David Frei's voice has become as familiar as the woof of a beloved family pet during his 26 years as the lead commentator of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Clad in a tuxedo, he re-enters the lives of dog enthusiasts each February for two nights
Uno, the famed beagle who warmed hearts and won hardware in 2008, returns to kick off 2016 Westminster Dog Show FOXSports.com
Uno Still Rules At Westminster Dog ShowCBS Local
Still barking, Uno remains most popular Westminster poochThe Seattle Times
Syracuse.com
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Rihanna Cancels 2016 Grammys Performance – Billboard


Billboard
Rihanna Cancels 2016 Grammys Performance
Billboard
Rihanna was M.I.A. at the 2016 Grammys (Feb. 15) after canceling her performance due to bronchitis per doctor's orders, Billboard can confirm. She was slated to sing "Kiss It Better," the smooch-y jam off her recent release Anti, for the 58th annual
Rihanna Cancels Grammy PerformanceTMZ.com
Rihanna Cancels 2016 Grammys Performance at the Last Minute—Here's WhyE! Online
Illness sidelines Rihanna at GrammysUSA TODAY
People Magazine -Reuters -Philly.com
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George W. Bush returns to campaign trail for brother – Washington Post


Washington Post
George W. Bush returns to campaign trail for brother
Washington Post
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Former president George W. Bush made a folksy and resolute return to the political arena here Monday night after a seven-year hibernation, trying to enliven his brother's flagging campaign and stop Republicans from …
Donald Trump: Ted Cruz is 'unstable'CNN
Bush brothers, Trump push hard in South CarolinaPolitico
George W. Bush Explains 'What It Takes' to Be President While Stumping for JebNBCNews.com
CBS News -Miami Herald -ABC News
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Missiles in Syria kill 50 as schools, hospitals hit; Turkey accuses Russia – Reuters


Reuters
Missiles in Syria kill 50 as schools, hospitals hit; Turkey accuses Russia
Reuters
KIEV/BEIRUT Turkey on Monday accused Russia of an "obvious war crime" after missile attacks in northern Syria killed scores of people, and warned Kurdish militia fighters there they would face the "harshest reaction" if they tried to capture a town
Airstrikes Killed Up to 50 at Syrian Hospitals and Schools, UN SaysNBCNews.com
Nearing its sixth year, Syrian war could hinge on major city of AleppoThe Seattle Times
Reports Confirm Assad Army Closer to Islamic State 'Capital' RaqqaBreitbart News
fox2now.com -BBC News -Business Insider
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