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Trump was warned in Iraq that ISIS was not defeated in Syria

Trump was warned in Iraq that ISIS was not defeated in Syria

Military commanders warned President Donald Trump on December 26 during his surprise visit to Iraq that — despite his claims to the contrary — ISIS was not entirely defeated in Syria. People familiar with the President’s reaction said the conversation was eye-opening for a leader who days earlier claimed the terror group was defeated “badly”…MORE

Rihanna files suit against her dad

Rihanna files suit against her dad

Rihanna claims her father and his business partner fraudulently used her name to make money and she’s suing them over it. The singer alleges that her father, Ronald Fenty, and his partner, Moses Perkins, falsely represented their company’s affiliation with her. “Although Mr. Fenty is Rihanna’s father, he does not have, and never has had,…MORE

19-year-old man stabbed to death during fight outside liquor store

19-year-old man stabbed to death during fight outside liquor store

A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death during a fight in an Escondido neighborhood Tuesday. Escondido police officers were called to the area of Washington Avenue and Ash Street, near Lena’s Liquor, at around 7:20 p.m. to respond to a report of two men fighting. When officers arrived, they found Alfredo Manzano with a stab…MORE

Alfred Newman, one of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers, dies at 94

Alfred Newman, one of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers, dies at 94

One of the last remaining members of the Navajo Code Talkers, who used their difficult-to-learn language to form an indecipherable code that helped the US win World War II, has died. Alfred K. Newman died Sunday in New Mexico, the Marine Corps said. He was 94. Newman served during WWII with the 1st Battalion, 21st…MORE

These 7 House Democrats met with Trump about the shutdown

These 7 House Democrats met with Trump about the shutdown

A day after congressional Democrats declined to meet with President Donald Trump over ending the government shutdown, at least seven House Democrats attended a White House meeting Wednesday aimed at reopening the government that has been partially closed for more than three weeks. Democratic Reps. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, Thomas Suozzi of New York,…MORE

Woman, 96, rescued from car seconds before train hits

Woman, 96, rescued from car seconds before train hits

A Metra train crashed into a car on the tracks in Lombard just seconds after the elderly driver was rescued by two good Samaritans and a police officer. At about 8:30 p.m. Monday, the driver — 96-year-old Antoinette Lazzara — was stuck on the tracks at the railroad crossing at Grace and St. Charles Road.…MORE

Prosecutors say man stabbed woman in wheelchair 116 times

Prosecutors say man stabbed woman in wheelchair 116 times

A South Milwaukee man has been charged in the brutal stabbing of a woman found covered in blood in a wheelchair. Kehinde Afolayan, 31, faces one count of first degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon. The fatal stabbing happened on Friday, Jan. 11 near 5th Avenue and Clark Avenue in South Milwaukee. According…MORE

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AOTM: Phil Collins Hitting the Road in North America

AOTM: Phil Collins Hitting the Road in North America

Phil Collins is one of the significant voices from the 80s. With multiple award nominations and wins, Collins music defined a generation. In 2011, he announced his retirement from music due to spinal problems and also to focus on raising his family. The “Against All Odds” songwriter has emerged from retirement. Fans can see Collins…

AOTM: Live from Daryl’s House

AOTM: Live from Daryl’s House

Hall and Oates are considered the number one selling duo in music history, and for good reason. They came onto the scene in the 1970’s with their debut album and have since garnered six number one singles and six multi-platinum albums. A career spanning four decades, the duo continues to create music, tour, and work…

AOTM: A Bee Gees Musical is in the Works

AOTM: A Bee Gees Musical is in the Works

Started in 1958, the Bee Gees consisted of brothers Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb.  The band enjoyed consistent success throughout their career with their own music and music they wrote for others. Multiple awards and millions of albums sold highlight a band that has longevity and made a mark in the music industry. Now, the…

AOTM: Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan Announce Summer 2018 Tour

AOTM: Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan Announce Summer 2018 Tour

Two of America’s best-loved bands from the 70s and 80s have announced a summer 2018 tour. The Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan will co-headline a summer tour starting in May. Fans attending the concerts will notice original members of Steely Dan and the Doobies on stage.  Steely Dan has had many incarnations over the years…