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  • David Keyton Jul 12, 2019

    Purl Jam: Finland Hosts Heavy Metal Knitting Championship

    Armed with needles and a yarn of wool, teams of avid knitters danced Thursday to the deafening sounds of drums beating and guitars slashing at the first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship in eastern Finland. With stage names such as Woolfumes, Bunny Bandit and 9″ Needles, the participants shared a simple goal: to showcase their knitting skills while dancing to...

  • United States Jul 12, 2019

    Purl Jam: Finland Hosts Heavy Metal Knitting Championship

    Armed with needles and a yarn of wool, teams of avid knitters danced Thursday to the deafening sounds of drums beating and guitars slashing at the first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship in eastern Finland. With stage names such as Woolfumes, Bunny Bandit and 9″ Needles, the participants shared a simple goal: to showcase their knitting skills while dancing to...

  • Donald Trump Jan 23, 2019

    Amid Wall Debate, Pope Says Fear of Migration Makes Us Crazy

    Pope Francis said Wednesday that fear of migration is “making us crazy” as he began a trip to Central America amid a standoff over President Donald Trump’s promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and a new caravan of migrants heading north. Francis was asked by reporters about the proposed border wall Wednesday on the way to Panama, where he is...

  • Chief Dec 14, 2018

    Macron Urges Calm; Paris Police Brace for More Violence

    Anticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, France’s president on Friday called for calm and the Paris police chief warned that armored vehicles and thousands of officers will be deployed again in the French capital. Police chief Michel Delpuech told RTL radio that security services intend to deploy Saturday in the same numbers as last weekend, with about 8,000...

  • lawyer Dec 13, 2018

    Arizona Publisher Uses Newspaper to Pursue Poisoning Claim Against Wife

    An award-winning Arizona newspaper publisher and his wife are locked in a bizarre divorce case that has morphed into something more: a journalism ethics saga. Joseph Soldwedel has accused wife Felice Soldwedel in a lawsuit of trying to kill him by poisoning him, and detailed the allegations in one of the small-town newspapers he owns, the 13,000-circulation Prescott Daily Courier....

  • Emmanuel Macron Dec 10, 2018

    Macron Vows Tax Cuts, Pay Rise; Will France’s Anger Subside?

    French President Emmanuel Macron tried to reassert control over a nation wracked by increasingly violent protests with offers of tax relief for struggling workers and pensioners — and an exceptional admission Monday that “I might have hurt people with my words.”...
    It may not be enough....
    Even as Macron broke his silence on the protests in a brief televised address, yellow-vested demonstrators...

  • Chicago May 2, 2017

    George Lucas’ Son, Heavy Metal Mag to Launch New Weed Publication

    The son of “Star Wars” creator George Lucas and Heavy Metal Magazine are set to launch a new publication in Chicago and across the country – a weed magazine.

  • Associated Press Jan 22, 2017

    Neon Piece of Rock ‘N’ Roll History Going Up for Auction

    A bright neon piece of rock ‘n’ roll history is going up for auction — a marquee from the legendary Los Angeles club, Whisky a Go Go. The 13-foot sign, with letters alight in bright pink, adorned the West Hollywood club in the ’80s and ’90s, during the heyday of punk, new wave and grunge. Saco River Auction Co. is...

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