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Lizzo performs 200-year-old flute owned by former US president

West News Wire: US singer Lizzo dazzled audience members on stage during a concert on Tuesday in Washingon, DC, by playing a 200-year-old crystal flute that was formerly owned by former President James Madison. The Library of Congress gave the...

‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper Coolio dead, aged 59

West News Wire: Rapper Coolio, whose 1990s successes included "Gangsta's Paradise" and "Fantastic Voyage," died on Wednesday at the age of 59, according to his manager. Longtime manager Jarez Posey confirmed to The Associated Press that Coolio passed away at...

Rihanna to perform at next Super Bowl halftime show

West News Wire: The Super Bowl halftime show in February will feature Rihanna as the main performer. The NFL, along with Jay-Roc Z's Nation and Apple Music, announced Sunday that the musician, who opted not to participate in the 2019...

Famous jazz saxophonist Pharoah Sanders dead, aged 81

West News Wire: The prominent tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders, who was admired in the jazz community for the spirituality of his compositions, has away, according to his record company. He was 81. Sanders, whose career began when he performed with...

Louise Fletcher, the Oscar-winning actor dead, aged 88

West News Wire: Louise Fletcher, a late-blooming star who earned an Academy Award for her compelling portrayal of the cold-blooded Nurse Ratched in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," has passed away at age 88.  Fletcher passed away peacefully in...

Model who slams Myanmar’s military fears deportation

West News Wire: A model from Myanmar who spoke out against the military government of her nation last year while competing in a pageant in Thailand said on Friday that she worries about being sent back home.  Han Lay, also...

Tudor saga author Hilary Mantel dead, aged 70

West News Wire: In the celebrated "Wolf Hall" trilogy of historical books, Hilary Mantel, the Booker Prize winning author who transformed Tudor power politics into gripping fiction, has passed away, according to her publisher. She was 70.  Following a stroke,...

Elton John to perform on Friday at White House

West News Wire: When Elton John performs at the White House on Friday night, it turns into a concert venue. The theme of the event is "A Night When Hope and History Rhyme," which is a nod to a...

Lady Gaga’s show canceled due to lightning storm

West News Wire: After a severe hurricane hit Florida, Lady Gaga had to cancel the final performance of her Chromatica Ball tour. As the star's performance neared its conclusion, lightning started to hit near Miami's Hard Rock Stadium. She instructed the...

Henry Silva, famous for many tough-guy roles dead, aged 95

West News Wire: At age 95, Henry Silva passed away. He was a well-known character actor best known for playing villains and strong people in movies like "The Manchurian Candidate," "Ocean's Eleven," and others. According to Silva's son Scott Silva,...
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Thousands of Royal Mail employees in UK go on strike for 48 hours

West News Wire: Picket lines have been set up in front of Royal Mail sorting and delivery offices in...
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