Category Archives: Breaking News

Breaking: Rock and Roll legend Fats Domino dies at age 89

The American rock and roll artist was best known for his songs Ain’t That A Shame and Blueberry Hill. The New Orleans singer sold more than 65 million records, outselling every 1950s rock and roll act except Elvis Presley. His … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Active Shooter at #MandalayBay Concert in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have shut down part of the Las Vegas Strip after receiving reports of an active shooter. Officer Aden Ocampo-Gomez says deputies are heading to the scene Sunday near Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. University Medical … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Chuck Berry, Key Pioneer of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Dies at 90

(CNN) — Chuck Berry, a music pioneer often called “the Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” was found dead Saturday at a residence outside St. Louis, police in St. Charles County said. Berry, 90, wrote and recorded the rock standards “Johnny … Continue reading

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Breaking News | The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban in a ruling issued Thursday evening. Trump is widely expected to challenge the court’s ruling in the Supreme Court. The executive order, Trump’s highest profile and … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Boko Haram releases 21 #ChibokGirls to Nigerian government

I have tears. 21 girls released, y’all. I’m so happy for them and their families. (CNN) — Boko Haram militants handed over 21 Chibok schoolgirls to Nigerian authorities Thursday after a series of negotiations, Nigeria’s government said, in the first … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Charlotte police dash cam shows moment #KeithLamontScott was shot

#breaking #Charlotte police release dash cam video, here clip shows moment #KeithLamontScott was shot. — Michael Downey (@mgdowney) September 24, 2016

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Muhammad Ali – “The Greatest” – Dead at the Age of 74

Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74.   Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest of All Time’, Dead at 74 by JON SCHUPPE Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself “The Greatest” and … Continue reading

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