NSU gets private tour of Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise
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NSU gets private tour of Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise

by Kaitlyn M. Wolodkewitsch On Friday, Oct. 20, crew members from the Greenpeace Ship Arctic Sunrise gave a group of Norfolk State University students and faculty a private tour of the ship explaining their mission and their goals, as well as showing what everyday life is like on the Arctic Sunrise. Greenpeace ships travel the world peacefully … Continue reading

Manchester police hunt for accomplices; victims young as 8
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Manchester police hunt for accomplices; victims young as 8

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Investigators hunted Tuesday for possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22 people and sparking a stampede of young concertgoers, some still wearing the American pop star’s trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the Monday … Continue reading

Marvel Universe LIVE!: Superheroes save the day in new show
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Marvel Universe LIVE!: Superheroes save the day in new show

ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — There’s a moment at the start of the new Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes show when Spider-Man enters from backstage and zigzags through the air, soaring above the floor. Such display of superpower strength is startling, the director says, and the scene still takes his breath away. “It’s an incredible … Continue reading

Take a peek inside the new Brown Hall
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Take a peek inside the new Brown Hall

Faculty from the mass communications and journalism department at Norfolk State University toured the new Brown Hall on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, to learn more about the facilities that will be available to them and their students next fall. This video is provided through the courtesy of the Spartan Echo and the NSU chapter of … Continue reading

Suspect in Drake tour bus theft a homeless janitor
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Suspect in Drake tour bus theft a homeless janitor

PHOENIX (AP) — The suspect accused of stealing jewelry from Drake’s tour bus during the rapper’sPhoenix concert is a homeless man who works as a janitor. Travion Lamar King, 21, was released on his own recognizance on one count each of burglary and theft, according to court documents made available Thursday. Police say King entered … Continue reading

Idris Elba to open for Madonna in Berlin
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Idris Elba to open for Madonna in Berlin

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Idris Elba is co-starring with Madonna on stage — not screen. The actor-musician will be the opening act during her “Rebel Heart” tour stop Tuesday at the Mercedes Benz Arena in Berlin, Germany. The “Luther” and “The Wire” actor is also a DJ, rapper and producer who has performed at … Continue reading

Australia warns Chris Brown he may not be allowed Down Under
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Australia warns Chris Brown he may not be allowed Down Under

SYDNEY (AP) — Chris Brown’s plans to tour Down Under were in jeopardy on Sunday after the Australian government formally warned the troubled R&B singer that he is likely to be denied a visa because of his criminal conviction for assaulting pop star Rihanna. The immigration department issued Brown a “notice of intention to consider … Continue reading

Madonna kicks off ‘Rebel Heart’ tour in Montreal
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Madonna kicks off ‘Rebel Heart’ tour in Montreal

  MONTREAL (AP) — Pole dancers dressed like nuns, Mike Tyson and nonstop theatrics. Welcome to the church of Madonna. The pop star kicked off her “Rebel Heart” tour in Montreal on Wednesday night September 9th, belting out a mix of her iconic hits and new music from her recently released album, also titled, “Rebel … Continue reading

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BC-GLF–Champions Tour-Richmond/115

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Champions Tour will play an event in Richmond next season as part of the 50-and-over circuit’s first playoffs. Sponsored by Dominion Resources, the Dominion Charity Classic will be played Nov. 4-6, 2016, on The Country Club of Virginia’s James River Course. The tour said Thursday that the tournament will be … Continue reading