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  • Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Shakes Midwest

    Magnitude 4.2 Earthquake Shakes Midwest

    (GALESBURG, Mich.) — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit west of Detroit on Saturday, causing tremors to be felt from Chicago to Toledo, Ohio. The quake struck shortly after 12 p.m. Saturday about five miles south of the town of Galesburg.  The epicenter was about 3.7 miles underground, 15 miles southeast of Kalamazoo and 57 miles southwest of Lansing. The midwest is an infrequent target for earthquakes, though the U.S. Geological Survey says that when they do strike in the area, they are often felt over a wider region than quakes west of the Rocky Mountains. Paul Caruso with the USGS… Read more

  • Netflix's New Releases for May

    Netflix's New Releases for May

    (NEW YORK) — It’s a new month, which means new releases on Netflix and iTunes. From your favorite TV shows to movies old and new, the list seems to have something for everyone. The complete list of new releases on the streaming services are below. Netflix May 1– Beyond Clueless– Jimi: All Is by My Side– Legally Blonde– Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde– Longmire: Season 3– No No: A Dockumentary– Shameless: Series 10– The Last Waltz– The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio– Underclassman– Witnesses Season 1 May 2 – Lalaloopsy: Festival of Sugary Sweets– LeapFrog Letter Factory Adventures:… Read more

  • "Avengers: Age of Ultron" Stars Open Up About 'Family'

    "Avengers: Age of Ultron" Stars Open Up About 'Family'

    (NEW YORK) — Avengers: Age of Ultron opened internationally as the No. 1 movie, raking in more than $200 million overseas, and Friday’s U.S. premiere was widely expected to set or break records. New characters in this installment of the blockbuster franchise include a murderous robot and a pair of siblings with superpowers. Those siblings — the characters Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch — are played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen. The two chatted with ABC News’ Amy Robach about their turn in the film, and she asked them whether they were intimidated to join the cast of such… Read more

  • Three Police Officers Injured in Clash with Protesters in Seattle

    Three Police Officers Injured in Clash with Protesters in Seattle

    (SEATTLE) — Three police officers were injured, two seriously, in a clash with protesters on Friday night, the Seattle Police Department said. A tweet on the Seattle Police Department Twitter account, attributed to Capt. Chris Fowler, said that the situation “is no longer demonstration management, this has turned into a riot.” Police used flash bangs and tear gas to clear the streets. The crowd, police said, had thrown wrenches, rocks and at least one explosive object in the direction of police.   “This is no longer demonstration management, this has turned into a riot” -Captain Chris Fowler. #MayDaySea — Seattle… Read more

  • Baltimore Protesters Arrested for Defying Curfew

    Baltimore Protesters Arrested for Defying Curfew

    (BALTIMORE) — Baltimore police Friday began arresting people who defied a citywide curfew, including several at City Hall. Most people complied with the 10 p.m. curfew, but those who resisted were met with swift police action. Baltimore Police spokesman Sgt. Jarron Jackson said that there were 53 arrests made Friday – 38 were protest-related and 15 were for curfew violation. Baltimore police tweeted that protesters remained at War Memorial Plaza, in front of City Hall, “in violation of the curfew,” and had been warned that the curfew was to begin by officers with bullhorns. A group of protesters remain in… Read more

  • Prince Records Song for Baltimore

    Prince Records Song for Baltimore

    In light of the unrest in Baltimore, Prince has recorded a new song that addresses the killings of young black men and social and political issues around the country. According to Billboard, Prince’s song is a tribute to “all of the people of the city of Baltimore.” It was recorded this week at Prince’s Paisley Park studio in Minneapolis, but it’s unknown when it will be released. The news comes after the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African-American who died of an apparent spinal injury while in police custody in Baltimore earlier this month, was ruled a homicide.  Six… Read more

  • Ronnie Wood Still Hoping for Faces Reunion, Says Money Issues Exist with Rod Stewart's Management

    Ronnie Wood Still Hoping for Faces Reunion, Says Money Issues Exist with Rod Stewart's Management

    Ronnie Wood is still hoping to organize a reunion tour featuring the surviving Faces members, but he says there’s one big road block to overcome — singer Rod Stewart‘s management. The Telegraph reports that during a London Q&A event this week promoting his upcoming book, How Can It Be? A Rock and Roll Diary, Wood explained, “[They] make everything about money and we’re trying not to do that.  Why can’t the three surviving guys from the Faces just get together and play for people?” In front of a cheering audience, Wood added, “That’s what we want to try and do. … Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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