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Missouri News: St. Louis City, Federal Government to Hold Ceremony to Celebrate Transfer of Land for Next NGA West Site

December 13th Signing Ceremony “Kicks off the next step in our shared mission with the NGA,” says Mayor Krewson ST. LOUIS, MO – St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, NGA Director Robert Cardillo, and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Richard Hartley will be joined by Missouri Governor Mike Parson, Senator Roy Blunt, U.S. … Continue reading Missouri News: St. Louis City, Federal Government to Hold Ceremony to Celebrate Transfer of Land for Next NGA West Site

HOUSTON | Reba McEntire, Oak Ridge Boys sing at Bush’s Texas funeral

HOUSTON— Reba McEntire has sung “The Lord’s Prayer” at the Houston funeral service of former President George H.W. Bush. The Grammy winner on Thursday followed the Oak Ridge Boys, who were one of the president’s favorite musical acts and who sang “Amazing Grace” during the service at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston. Celebrities, including … Continue reading HOUSTON | Reba McEntire, Oak Ridge Boys sing at Bush’s Texas funeral

PARIS | The Latest: Homage to first, last British WWI war dead

PARIS — The Latest on events marking the centennial of Armistice Day (all times local): 1:20 p.m. As world leaders prepare to mark 100 years since the armistice that ended World War I, British Prime Minister Theresa May has paid respects to the first and last British soldier killed in the fighting. At a ceremony … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Homage to first, last British WWI war dead

PARIS | France pays tribute to late singer Charles Aznavour

PARIS  — France is paying tribute to the late singer and actor Charles Aznavour in a ceremony to be held in the courtyard of Les Invalides in Paris. One of France’s most famous personalities, Aznavour died earlier this week at the age of 94. Politicians and celebrities, including actor Jean-Paul Belmondo, have started to gather … Continue reading PARIS | France pays tribute to late singer Charles Aznavour

LOS ANGELES | The Emmy winner is … maybe viewers, diversity, ‘SNL’ brand

LOS ANGELES — As Emmy Award nominees nervously wait to hear their name called, or not, there’s more on the line at Monday night’s ceremony than personal glory. “Saturday Night Live” creator Lorne Michaels, producing his second Emmy telecast in 30 years, is tasked with turning viewership around after the 2017 show’s audience of 11.4 … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | The Emmy winner is … maybe viewers, diversity, ‘SNL’ brand

PRAGUE | Czechs boo prime minister 50 years after Soviet-led invasion

PRAGUE — A ceremony to honor the victims of the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia on Tuesday turned into a protest against Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis. Hundreds jeered and booed Babis’ arrival for a ceremony in front of the Czech public radio building in downtown Prague, a site of a fierce street battle between … Continue reading PRAGUE | Czechs boo prime minister 50 years after Soviet-led invasion

BERLIN | Putin dances at Austrian wedding; talks with Merkel on Syria

BERLIN  — Russian President Vladimir Putin made a flying visit to Austria to attend the wedding of the country’s foreign minister Saturday before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Austrian authorities imposed tight security measures around the site of the ceremony near the southern border with Slovenia, where Foreign Minister Karin … Continue reading BERLIN | Putin dances at Austrian wedding; talks with Merkel on Syria

MAE SAI, Thailand | Thailand’s rescued cave boys end stay at Buddhist temple

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The members of the boys’ soccer team rescued from a cave in northern Thailand have completed their time as novice Buddhist monks. They ordained 10 days ago to give thanks for their three-week ordeal and show gratitude to all those who helped them. About 300 people gathered for the ceremony on … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Thailand’s rescued cave boys end stay at Buddhist temple