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Source: CBS News

Jimmy Buffett and "Margaritaville" come to Broadway

Monday 14:32 GMT

Yet now, in a seeming paradox, his songs are being performed in the heart of it all ... ON BROADWAY ... under the watchful eyes of Tracy Smith: . You might say the newest musical on Broadway feels like an old friend.

Smith asked, "Do you think there would be a Jimmy Buffett if there wasn't a New Orleans?". "That's a very interesting question. Raised in Alabama, he tried to break into the music business in Nashville, and drifted to New Orleans in the early '70s, playing for tourists in the clubs and the streets as one of the city's sidewalk musicians.

Source: DW

Latvia's central bank head Ilmars Rimsevics detained in corruption probe

Monday 14:32 GMT

Rimsevics has headed the central bank since 2001 and has been a member of the European Central Bank's governing council since Latvia joined the eurozone in 2014.

Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis issued a statement Sunday confirming: "The Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) has applied the status of being detained to the Governor of Bank of Latvia.". The head of Latvia's central bank, Ilmars Rimsevics has been detained by the national anti-corruption agency.

Source: The Guradian

Orbán claims Hungary is last bastion against 'Islamisation' of Europe

Monday 19:07 GMT

The prime minister of Hungary, Viktor Orbán, has ramped up his populist rhetoric ahead of April elections to claim that “dark clouds are gathering” and that his country is a last bastion in the fight against the “Islamisation” of Europe. In his annual state of the nation speech, Orbán, who already appears set to win a third consecutive four-year term, made what are now familiar claims about his success in beating back threats to Hungary’s way of life from “Brussels, Berlin and Paris politicians”.

Source: NBC News

The all-American family, through a Latino lens: Justina Machado reflects on 'One Day at a Time's' success

Monday 14:32 GMT

“I hope that non-Latino families watching our Latino family on television can see that we are more alike than we are different," said the show's lead actress, Justina Machado, who spoke to NBC News about the show's recently released second season. "We love the same, maybe a little louder," she said laughing.

The show's lovable family is unapologetically Hispanic, specifically Cuban American, and yet the more we come to know them, the more we all see ourselves in this typical 'American' family.

Source: Common Domain

Bruce Willis Downsizes in Manhattan

Monday 14:32 GMT

Weeks after finding a buyer for their sprawling Central Park West apartment, actor Bruce Willis and his wife, Emma, are downsizing to a smaller Manhattan home.

The ‘Die Hard’ actor and his wife Emma are in contract for a roughly 3,000-square-foot apartment at new development One West End.

Source: Fox News

We all have everyday heroes -- Here's how mine changed my life

Monday 14:32 GMT

Whenever I share the story of Mrs. Adams, people can’t wait to tell me their own stories of everyday heroes in their lives.

What opportunities for connection have you overlooked or even just put off because of packed schedules and your harried modern life?

Source: Fox News

Wallace tops Daytona 500 speed chart in final practice

Monday 14:32 GMT

Darrell Wallace Jr. turned heads again Saturday at Daytona International Speedway and topped the speed chart in the final practice for NASCAR's season opener.

Wallace and 20-year-old Hendrick Motorsports rookie prospect William Byron are Daytona 500 first-timers and headline a crop of blossoming young talent NASCAR is banking on to lead the sport into the next decade. Three drivers under age 25 will start in the first two rows and there are six drivers under age 30 in the first eight spots.

Source: DW

Opinion: Munich Security Conference – the end of diplomacy?

Monday 19:07 GMT

Although conference leader Wolfgang Ischinger deserves a great deal of praise for bringing various representatives from many different camps together at one venue, the conference hall itself appeared to have been reduced to a stage for contradictory, isolated and seemingly irreconcilable narratives.

As a diplomat, a man generally obliged to at least cautious optimism – could do no more than to state that participants heard far too little about concrete steps toward mitigating the world's many security problems.

Source: CBS News

A portrait of artist Amy Sherald

Monday 14:32 GMT

The story of the artist who painted the former first lady is the story Alex Wagner has to tell: . Last week, Amy Sherald went from being a virtual unknown to one of the most talked-about artists in the world.

On Monday her painting of Michelle Obama was unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery, alongside Kehinde Wiley's portrait of President Barack Obama. Portrait unveiling of former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2018.

Source: Washington Post

It wasn’t in the way he expected, but Jon Lillis took his brother to the Olympics

Monday 19:07 GMT

Lindsey Jacobellis still doesn’t have an Olympic gold medal, placing fourth in snowboard cross. In what is probably his final Olympic skeleton run, John Daly comes in 16th yet satisfied

In late October, Lillis and his other younger brother, Chris, who is also a world-class aerials skier, were in Switzerland competing.

Source: Washington Post

Work Advice: You made a mistake. Should you try to explain?

Monday 19:07 GMT

Karla:?So you’ve made the kind of mistake that created needless work for people downstream and drew the eye of higher-ups.

In doing so, I created extra work for a lot of colleagues, and news of my infraction was pushed up the managerial ladder as approval was sought for my requests from my department head, dean and others. I recently missed the deadline for ordering textbooks and materials for a new class I was asked to teach on short notice.

Source: Fox News

'You're Such a Psychopath': AZ Dem Says US Will 'Regret' Trump's Birth

Monday 19:07 GMT

Rush: We Need Concealed-Carry in Schools - 'Bashing the NRA Isn't Going to Do It'. 'FBI Needs a Complete Overhaul': Pirro Blasts Bureau for Inaction on School Shooter Tips. An Arizona Democratic congressman blasted President Trump on Sunday for a series of tweets he sent regarding the Florida school shooting.

Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted about his disappointment in the FBI for failing to act properly upon tips about suspect Nikolas Cruz.

Source: Washington Post

Major Olympic wardrobe malfunction strikes during French ice dancers’ short program

Tuesday 07:01 GMT

On Monday, a French ice dancer could not avoid that embarrassing fate when her left breast was exposed while she competed in the short program.

Gabriella Papadakis, along with her partner, Guillaume Cizeron, still managed to notch a good score despite the wardrobe malfunction and the adjustments it caused in her movements. She was just seconds into their program when her costume pulled apart in the back by her neck, and she was visibly upset about the incident afterward.

Source: The Guradian

Russian curler banished from Winter Olympics after failed drug test

Tuesday 07:01 GMT

The Russian curler Alexander Krushnelnitsky has been formally charged with a doping offence by the Court of Arbitration for Sport after testing positive for the banned substance meldonium.

In December the Russian Olympic Committee was banned from the Winter Olympics and ordered to pay $15m in costs in after making what the IOC called an “unprecedented attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and sport” following a massive state-sponsored doping programme that corrupted the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014.

Source: CBS News

Trump takes on Oprah after "60 Minutes" airs

Tuesday 07:01 GMT

President Trump tweeted criticism of a "60 Minutes" panel discussion moderated by Oprah Winfrey that was broadcast Sunday night, slamming her questions to the politically divided group and expressing the hope that she runs against him in 2020.

By the time her address  ended, viewers and the press were speculating about whether this was the beginning of a 2020 presidential bid. But she told "60 Minutes" last week, "I am actually humbled by the fact that people think that I could be a leader of the free world, but it's just not in my spirit," adding, "It's not in my DNA."

Source: DW

What's in a kiss 12 *fun* facts about kissing

Saturday 16:21 GMT
Source: DW

What's in a kiss 12 *fun* facts about kissing

Monday 06:05 GMT
Source: BBC

'Loneliest tree' records human epoch

Monday 11:46 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Emmanuel Macron challenged over attitude to France’s former colonies

Monday 06:05 GMT
Source: CBS News

A salve for inequality Free money for all

Monday 11:46 GMT
Source: BBC

How can I become a fossil?

Monday 11:46 GMT
Source: CBS News

Photo of rescued gorilla in arms of caretaker wins wildlife photo of the year award

Monday 06:05 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Supreme Court Declines to Wade Into Fight Over Fannie, Freddie Profits

Today 09:02 GMT
Source: BBC

HSBC profits jump to $17.2bn on Asia growth

Today 09:02 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Queen makes surprise appearance at London fashion week

Today 09:02 GMT
Source: Huffington Post

Ex-Interior Chief Sally Jewell: I Didn't Even Know I Had A Special Flag

Tuesday 14:32 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Stronger Dollar, Higher Treasury Yields Weigh on Gold

Today 09:02 GMT
Source: New York Times

On Social Media, Lax Enforcement Lets Impostor Accounts Thrive

Today 09:02 GMT
Source: CBS News

Sunken treasure from Gold Rush-era shipwreck to go on display

Today 09:02 GMT

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