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President Obama: Knuckles lives on

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 08:15
23 April 2014 Last updated at 09:07 Share The DJ (shown at an earlier show) played at London's Ministry of Sound on 29 March, two days before his death US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have written a letter to the friends and family of the late Frankie Knuckles, saying the musician will be missed. The house music legend died unexpectedly in March aged 59. DJ David Morales, who worked closely with…
Primark to open its first US stores
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 08:15
23 April 2014Last updated at 11:26 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint Continue reading the main story Related StoriesThe fashion businessPrimark boosts profits at AB FoodsHow big retailers learned to love fashion Budget clothing retailer Primark is to open its first US stores, beginning with a 70,000 sq-ft shop in Boston in Massachusetts. Primark plans to open the store towards the end of 2015. Negotiations are also under way to open more shops in the north-east of the…
Obama pledges Japan islands support
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 08:15
23 April 2014Last updated at 14:02 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Barack Obama was the first US president to visit Japan in 18 years Continue reading the main story Related StoriesChina 'the elephant in the room'Obama, Abe and a high-stakes dealWhat's at stake with the TPP? US President Barack Obama has assured Japan that islands at the centre of its territorial dispute with China are covered by a…
Video: Kate DJs Down Under
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 08:15
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Investigation in Gacy case helps solve Chicago man's unrelated killing from 1978
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 07:45
CHICAGO – Serial killer John Wayne Gacy's case has helped authorities solve another slaying — one he didn't commit. Investigators have identified the remains found in a forest preserve in 2008 as those of 22-year-old Edward Beaudion (boh-DWAN') of Chicago. They also say they know the identity of his now-deceased killer. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT The Cook County Sheriff's Office is scheduled to announce the findings Wednesday — the result of an ongoing effort to name several…
Supreme Court OKs Mich. affirmative action ban- Krauthammer: 'Leave the decision of affirmative action up to the people'
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 07:45
Oct. 15, 2013: People line up to hear oral arguments, including the case Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, at the Supreme Court in Washington.reuters The Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's affirmative action ban, ruling that the state has the right to determine whether racial preferences can be considered in college admissions. In a 6-2 ruling on Tuesday, the justices said that a lower federal court was wrong to set aside the change as…
'THREATENING' RIGHTS? GOP warns BLM eyeing Texas border land grab
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 07:45
July 8, 2013: Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott speaks during an anti-abortion rally at the State Capitol in Austin, Texas.Reuters Texas officials are raising alarm that the Bureau of Land Management, on the heels of its dust-up with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, might be eyeing a massive land grab in northern Texas. The under-the-radar issue has caught the attention of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who fired off a letter on Tuesday to BLM Director…
BOOTS ON THE GROUND: US troops arrive in Poland amid Ukraine crisis
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 07:45
April 13, 2014: Pro-Russian protesters escort a man detained in eastern Ukraine.REUTERS WASHINGTON – U.S. Army paratroopers are arriving in Poland to begin a series of military exercises in four countries across Eastern Europe to bolster allies in the wake of Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula last month. Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said Tuesday that the exercises will last about a month, and initially involve about 600 troops.
NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires'
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 07:01
23 April 2014Last updated at 12:28 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint This was the original tweet posted by the NYPD asking for users' photos Continue reading the main story Related StoriesUS Airways apologises for porn tweetTweeters react to Twitter redesign A plan by the New York Police Department to use Twitter to boost its image seems to have backfired. Users were asked to tweet a photo of themselves with officers and add the hashtag #myNYPD as part…
Grand jury indicts former Fortune 500 executive on second-degree murder charges in NH crash
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 06:45
CONCORD, N.H. – A New Hampshire grand jury has indicted a former Fortune 500 executive on second-degree murder charges in a crash that killed a Vermont couple in December. Fifty-three-year-old Robert Dellinger told investigators he was trying to kill himself when he steered his pick-up truck across an Interstate 89 median in Lebanon. His truck went airborne, shearing off the top of the SUV occupied by 29-year-old Jason Timmons of Wilder and his 24-year-old wife,…