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Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire - humboldtbeacon.com
BAGHDAD (AP) — The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town — not realizing he's fired it backward at his leader. The "Looney ...
Placido Domingo closing act at London festival - humboldtbeacon.com
LONDON (AP) — Placido Domingo will be the closing act at this year's iTunes Festival in London. The famed Spanish tenor will perform Sept. 30 at the Roundhouse — the last performance of a month-long, starry line-up, festival organizers announced.
California Made in America show sizzles on day 2 - humboldtbeacon.com
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The second day of downtown Los Angeles' inaugural outdoor music festival sizzled on Sunday as more than 34,000 concertgoers grooved to an eclectic mix of rock, hip-hop and electronic music under the blazing sun. Police said the ...
Celebrity chef charged with intoxicated driving - humboldtbeacon.com
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said. Police in Southampton said English was ...
NY's Electric Zoo music fest shut down by storms - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Electric Zoo music festival has been shut down as powerful thunderstorms roll through the area, forcing thousands of people to leave. The cancellation came on the three-day electronic music fest's final day Sunday. It's the ...
Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring - humboldtbeacon.com
OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Police say an X-ray clearly showed the ring inside the stomach of 25-year-old Christina Schlegel.
Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights - humboldtbeacon.com
NEW YORK (AP) — Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning. The men were injured ...
Fairbanks spent $7k defending mayor's $37.50 fine - humboldtbeacon.com
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The city of Fairbanks has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37.50 elections fine leveled on the mayor. The Alaska Public Offices Commission ordered City Mayor John Eberhart to pay the $37.50 fine in May after concluding he ...
Israel's 'The Farewell Party' finds humor in death - humboldtbeacon.com
VENICE, Italy (AP) — With dozens of films jostling for attention at the Venice Film Festival, it takes originality to make an impact. Two Israeli filmmakers have done it by refusing to accept that death is no laughing matter. "The Farewell Party" centers ...
For gamers, combating online abuse not easy - humboldtbeacon.com
SEATTLE (AP) — While most attendees of Penny Arcade Expo come to the boisterous convention to play games, bag swag and meet like-minded people, a few take the time to investigate online bullying and why it's so prevalent among the gaming community.