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John Prine postpones shows due to stent surgery

John Prine postpones shows due to stent surgery

NASHVILLE — Americana singer-songwriter John Prine is postponing several shows this summer so he can have surgery to insert a stent to prevent a stroke.
Slow ratings start for CBS' O'Donnell after first week

Slow ratings start for CBS' O'Donnell after first week

NEW YORK — CBS chose the middle of the summer for Norah O'Donnell to debut as "CBS Evening News" anchor, so probably should not be surprised that not too many people noticed. The Nielsen company said that 5.
Indian celebrities protest attacks on dissent, minorities

Indian celebrities protest attacks on dissent, minorities

NEW DELHI — Dozens of Indian celebrities have asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and stop rising incidents of attacks on minorities, misuse of religion by Hindu hard-liners and intolerance against dissent in the country.
Country star Thomas Rhett announces 3rd daughter on the way

Country star Thomas Rhett announces 3rd daughter on the way

NASHVILLE — Country singer Thomas Rhett will have a trio of daughters as he announced on social media that his wife is pregnant with another girl.
Gordon Ramsay denounces chefs who snub Michelin guide honours

Gordon Ramsay denounces chefs who snub Michelin guide honours

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Gordon Ramsay has harsh words for chefs who reject Michelin stars. The famously profane Ramsay used an expletive to describe giving back a star rating.
National Geographic aims to solve Amelia Earhart mystery

National Geographic aims to solve Amelia Earhart mystery

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The deep-sea explorer who discovered the wrecked Titanic is tackling an aviation mystery: Amelia Earhart's disappearance.
Uganda's Bobi Wine formally declares his presidential bid

Uganda's Bobi Wine formally declares his presidential bid

KAMPALA, Uganda — Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine formally launched his presidential bid for the 2021 election on Wednesday, calling the country's longtime leader a dictator and urging him to hold credible polls.

Mom: Toddler hurt in ride on Atlanta airport conveyor belt

ATLANTA — A woman says her 2-year-old son jumped onto a conveyor belt at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta and then fell through a luggage chute into a baggage room.
China says US 'power politics' undermines global stability

China says US 'power politics' undermines global stability

BEIJING — China on Wednesday accused the United States of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and "power politics" as the Defence Ministry issued the first comprehensive outline of its policies since President Xi Jinping came to pow