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From Doc Watson to lifetime folk award, Dougie MacLean sings on

LONDON (Reuters) – In the 1970s, before he could make a living playing music, Scottish folk singer Dougie MacLean found himself with a temporary job driving an American family around Europe in a mini-bus. It was a serendipitous moment for a performer who is poised to receive a lifetime achievement accolade at the BBC Folk Awards: The family was that ...

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Lindsay Lohan could face jail after March trial in California

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress Lindsay Lohan will stand trial on March 18 on charges she lied to California police about a June car crash and violated probation, raising the possibility she could be sent back to jail. A judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday set the trial date on charges related to the car crash and said the court ...

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Actor Jim Nabors weds long-time male partner: report

SEATTLE (Reuters) – American actor Jim Nabors, the star of 1960s television comedy “Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.,” married his long-time male partner at a downtown hotel earlier this month, according to report by a television news program in Hawaii, where the 82-year-old actor lives. Nabors, 82, also a singer, wed 64-year-old Stan Cadwallader, his partner of some 38 years, in a ...

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UK’s Prince Charles takes first “Tube” trip since 1986

LONDON (Reuters) – Four million Londoners cram onto the city’s Underground passenger railway nearly every day, but it is a rarer event for Prince Charles. He rode the British capital’s bustling commuter network on Wednesday for the first time since 1986. The heir to the British throne and his wife Camilla took a one-stop journey from Farringdon to King’s Cross ...

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Bolshoi ballerina afraid to return to Russia: Newspaper

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A scandal involving allegations of blackmail and threats against a top ballerina at the Bolshoi is unfolding just days after the artistic director of ballet at Russia’s most prestigious theatre was attacked, a Russian newspaper reported this week. Dancer Svetlana Lunkina has extended a leave of absence because she is afraid to return home from Canada as ...

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World Chefs: Thomson dishes up Washington state from Seattle to Spokane

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When food writer Jess Thomson moved to Seattle, Washington, she expected to find the adventuresome cooking for which the city is famous. But she admits to being pleasantly surprised by the rich diversity of the rest of the state. The 150 recipes in her book “Dishing Up Washington” attempt to capture the authentic regional flavors of ...

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DJ El G hones Latin sound – San Antonio Express

DJ El G hones Latin soundSan Antonio ExpressA few weeks ago, Max Baca y Los TexManiacs made Hi-Tones feel like the new Saluté. Tonight, Churchill High School graduate Grant Dull, aka El G, armed with his laptop, will turn Hi-Tones into a Latinized, scaled-down version of a Skrillex concert at …

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Copyright Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago moves to avoid legal action – Breaking News Trinidad and Tobago


Breaking News Trinidad and Tobago

Copyright Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago moves to avoid legal action
Breaking News Trinidad and Tobago
Reinforcing COTT's mandate to issue licences for the use of their works in Trinidad and Tobago and throughout the world. • Endorsing the Organisation and affirm its commitment as a Members' Owned Organisation, built and run by Members, and as the ...

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Afghan singer’s star is rising, as are the threats

KABUL (Reuters) – With a scarf loosely covering a fancy television hairstyle, Latifa Azizi raised her arms in victory after surviving another elimination round on the hit talent show, “Afghan Star”. But the victory pales into insignificance when compared with the larger battle 17-year-old Azizi is fighting – to pursue her dream of becoming a famous singer despite the censure ...

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