Day: April 16, 2019

Museum cancels gala for Brazil leader

Museum cancels gala for Brazil leader

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The museum’s Hall of Ocean Life is sometimes rented out for external events such as galas The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) has said it will not now host an event at which Brazil’s leader Jair Bolsonaro was due to be honoured. The museum drew heavy criticism for…

Day after devastating Notre Dame Cathedral fire, tens of millions in donations pour in

Day after devastating Notre Dame Cathedral fire, tens of millions in donations pour in

Kim Hjelmgaard, Rebecca Rosman and Joey Garrison USA TODAY Published 12:45 PM EDT Apr 16, 2019 PARIS — The French interior minister said Tuesday that there are still some risks that may endanger the structure of Notre Dame cathedral, noting that the beloved house of worship was “under permanent surveillance” because it could still budge. Christophe Castaner…

Notre Dame Cathedral: What it is most real looking to know whilst you happen to’re planning to talk about with Paris

Notre Dame Cathedral: What it is most real looking to know whilst you happen to’re planning to talk about with Paris

David Oliver USA TODAY Published 12:34 PM EDT Apr 16, 2019 The Notre Dame Cathedral fire is finally out − but the impact on tourism to the church, and Paris itself, remains to be seen. The cathedral’s iconic twin bell towers were visibly intact on Tuesday. The 18th century organ that boasts 8,000 pipes also appeared to have survived, along with…

Crystal Palace goalkeeper denies making Nazi salute as a result of he ‘didn’t even know what one became’

Crystal Palace goalkeeper denies making Nazi salute as a result of he ‘didn’t even know what one became’

AP Published 11:45 AM EDT Apr 16, 2019 Cleared by a disciplinary panel of performing a Nazi salute, a Premier League soccer player was still criticized for his lack of knowledge about fascism and Adolf Hitler. Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey was described by a Football Association commission as having displayed “a very considerable —…

Top 10 ‘Recreation of Thrones’ parodies, ranked: All seriousness must die

Top 10 ‘Recreation of Thrones’ parodies, ranked: All seriousness must die

Bill Keveney USA TODAY Published 11:40 AM EDT Apr 16, 2019 You’d have to live somewhere east of Essos to have missed the hoopla surrounding the final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” (Sundays, 9 EDT/PDT).  But if you’re looking for more evidence of the fantasy drama’s pop-culture dominance, consider all the parodies and callbacks in other shows over…

Capitals celebrity Alex Ovechkin knocks out Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov in playoff sport – Fox News

Capitals celebrity Alex Ovechkin knocks out Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov in playoff sport – Fox News

Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin dealt out a series of punches to Carolina Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov, knocking him out during the first-round playoff series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Ovechkin, 33, floored Svechnikov, 19, with a right hook during a fight in the first period of Monday night’s 5-0 loss to the Hurricanes in Game…