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Saturday, January 12th, 2019

 

Shirley Boone, wife of Pat Boone and philanthropist, dies

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) – Shirley Boone, the longtime wife of singer Pat Boone as well as a philanthropist, has died. She was 84. She passed away on Friday surrounded by her four daughters, Cherry, Lindy, Debby and Laury, who sang to her, Milt Suchi…


Shirley Boone, wife of Pat Boone and philanthropist, dies

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) – Shirley Boone, the longtime wife of singer Pat Boone as well as a philanthropist, has died. She was 84. She passed away on Friday surrounded by her four daughters, Cherry, Lindy, Debby and Laury, who sang to her, Milt Suchi…


Schumer to force vote on U.S. decision to lift sanctions on Russia firms

U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Saturday he will force a vote soon on a resolution to disapprove the Trump administration’s decision to relax sanctions on three Russian companies connected to oligarch Oleg Deripaska.


British PM warns of catastrophe if lawmakers don’t back Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned lawmakers that failure to back her plan to leave the European Union would be catastrophic for Britain, in a plea for support two days ahead of a vote in parliament that she is expected to lose.


House Democrats eye reported FBI probe of Trump

A U.S. House of Representatives committee will look into a newspaper report that the FBI investigated whether President Donald Trump has been working on behalf of Russia, against U.S. interests, the panel’s Democratic chairman said on Saturday.


‘SNL’ comedian Michael Che hosts benefit for public housing

NEW YORK (AP) – “Saturday Night Live” funnyman Michael Che hosted a fundraiser for a cause close to home: New York City public housing. Che’s “Weekend Update” co-host Colin Jost and fellow comedians Amy Schumer and Michelle Wolf joined Che Friday at th…