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Prince found dead in studio at 57 – reports

Prince found dead in studio at 57 – reports

Legendary pop star Prince has reportedly died at his studio in Minnesota, days after his private jet was forced to make an emergency landing due to the singer’s ill health. Minnesota police sparked speculation about the Purple Rain artist’s passing, tweeting that it was investigating a death at his Paisley Park estate. According to TMZ […]

‘Civil’ GOP debate: Trump, Cruz, Rubio attack Washington, not each other

‘Civil’ GOP debate: Trump, Cruz, Rubio attack Washington, not each other

Five days before major primaries in Florida and Ohio, the Republican debate took on a more measured tone after the nasty insults of previous debates. Front-runner Donald Trump even remarked, “I can’t believe how civil it’s been up here.” There was also an attempt to discuss more substantive issues such as Social Security, ISIS, trade […]

Mexico captures fugitive drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman – president

Mexico captures fugitive drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman – president

The notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been arrested after his scandalous prison break last year, the Mexican president announced via his Twitter. “Mission completed: we’ve got him. I’d like to inform the Mexicans that Joaquin Guzman Loera has been detained,” Enrique Pena Nieto wrote. Five people were killed and one marine was […]

AMERICAN MUSICAL PHENOMENON “HAMILTON” WOWS NYC

AMERICAN MUSICAL PHENOMENON “HAMILTON” WOWS NYC

A fresh and a creative wind has blown into the Great White Way in game-changing fashion, potentially altering the way some American musicals will be staged and produced in the future. “Hamilton”, the captivating musical/opera with a book, music and lyrics by MacArthur Genius Award recipient Lin-Manuel Miranda, is a breathtaking historical ride back to […]

San Bernardino shooting: Search for suspects underway, 14 killed, 17 injured

San Bernardino shooting: Search for suspects underway, 14 killed, 17 injured

At least 14 people have been killed and 17 more wounded in San Bernardino, California where up to 3 attackers went on a shooting spree at a regional center that aids people with disabilities. Police are still extracting people from the location. Police are not treating the incident as a terrorist attack so far. San Bernardino […]

Human resources: Walmart hired Lockheed Martin to keep tabs on employees

Human resources: Walmart hired Lockheed Martin to keep tabs on employees

Walmart hired global security giant Lockheed Martin a few years ago to monitor activism in its massive workforce, according to new documents. The defense contractor tracked employees’ social media and reported protest participation to the retail giant. Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest defense contractor, provided Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, with intelligence-gathering and surveillance services […]

‘Commercial scale’ oil smuggling into Turkey becomes priority target of anti-ISIS strikes

‘Commercial scale’ oil smuggling into Turkey becomes priority target of anti-ISIS strikes

Islamic State’s daring and impudent oil smuggling into Turkey should become a high-priority target in order to cripple the terrorist group, President Putin said, backed by French President Francois Hollande. Both agree that the source of terrorist financing must be hit first and foremost. Commercial-scale oil smuggling from Islamic State controlled territory into Turkey must […]

‘No specific and credible intelligence’ of terrorist plot over Thanksgiving – Obama

‘No specific and credible intelligence’ of terrorist plot over Thanksgiving – Obama

President Barack Obama told the American people there is “no specific and credible” threat to the US after receiving special national security briefings two days in a row about potential holiday terrorism threats by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL). “Right now, we know of no specific and credible intelligence indicating a plot on the homeland,” […]

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