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Peter Tork Of The Monkees Dies At 77

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The Monkees (from left: Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith and Peter Tork) pose in front of a London telephone booth in 1997.

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Sons Of ‘El Chapo’ Indicted On Drug Conspiracy Charge

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Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán was extradited to the U.S. in 2017 after two successful escapes from Mexican prisons. On Thursday, the Justice Department announced two of his sons have been indicted on a drug conspiracy charge. Both brothers are believed to be fugitives in Mexico.

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Military Families Experience High Stress, Anxiety And Unemployment, Report Says

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A 2017 report on military families released Thursday reveals that a huge swath of more than 600,000 spouses of active duty and Reserve servicemembers faced a variety of challenges due to their spouses’ service.

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Russia Moves To Mask Military Trail By Telling Troops To Put Down Smartphones

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A Russian sailor checks his smartphone aboard a warship while supervising visitors during Russian Navy day at the Vistula lagoon in Baltiysk, Russia, in 2016. On Tuesday, Russian lawmakers passed a bill restricting service members from using smartphones.

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#MeToo Graffiti Scrubbed From Sarasota V-J Day Kissing Statue

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#MeToo graffiti was discovered scrawled onto the leg of the woman being kissed in Sarasota’s “Unconditional Surrender” statue.

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After Delay, Michael Cohen To Testify On Capitol Hill Next Week

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Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal attorney and fixer, will testify publicly on Capitol Hill next week about payments to women who say they had affairs with Trump. Cohen will report to prison in May for crimes related to those payments.

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Fashion Designer Karl Lagerfeld Dies

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The German-born designer helped define the looks of Chanel and Fendi behind the scenes, even as he cut a titanic figure center-stage in the fashion industry. Chanel confirmed Lagerfeld’s death Tuesday.

Article source: https://www.npr.org/2019/02/19/687681244/fashion-designer-karl-lagerfeld-dies?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news

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Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ Sentenced To 15 Years In Jail In Tanzania

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Yang Fenglan, shown here in November 2016, has been found guilty of smuggling hundreds of elephant tusks.

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Burberry Apologizes For Nooselike Knot On Fashion Hoodie

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A Burberry model wearing a hoodie with a cord tied like a noose at the Autumn/Winter 2019 fashion week runway show in London. Company leaders have apologized for the garment.

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Facebook Has Behaved Like ‘Digital Gangsters,’ U.K. Parliament Report Says

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Senate committees in April. But he hasn’t appeared before British Parliament, despite its requests for him to do so.

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Queen And Lambert To Rock The Oscars

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Adam Lambert performs with Queen in Budapest in 2017. The collaboration will take the stage at the Oscars on Sunday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science announced.

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Trump Warns Venezuela’s Maduro Supporters: ‘You Will Lose Everything’

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President Trump speaks to Venezuelan Americans in Miami Monday, denouncing the Maduro government and military members who support it.

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