NEWS CENTRAL HEADLINES – APRIL 21 2016

April 21, 2016

 

 

(BILLBOARD)      MUSIC LEGEND PRINCE DIED

Music legend Prince had died. Multiple sources have confirmed the passing of the singer. He was hospitalized last week after riding a plane that made an emergency landing. He was battling the flu, according to a representative. 

 

(NBC)  PARIS BOMBING SUSPECT CAPTURED

Paris massacre suspect Salah Abdeslam was charged Thursday for a shootout with Brussels police. Four officers were wounded and an accomplice killed just days before the Brussels metro and airport attack that killed over 30 people. According to NBC, Abdeslam is formally charged with four counts of attempted murder in Belgium. The 26-year old is linked to the multi-national terror group, ISIS and was born and raised in Belgium. French authorities are working on the case.

 

(CNN)  ESPN’S CURT SCHILLING FIRED

ESPN Major League Baseball analyst Curt Schilling has been terminated after sharing a Facebook image that denounces transgender bathrooms. The image of a man ripped in women’s clothes was posted with a caption reading, “”Let him in to the restroom with your daughter or else you’re a narrow minded, judgmental, unloving, racist bigot who needs to die!” His son posted a response on Facebook. State legislatures have recently debated proposals that make people use the bathroom corresponding with the sex listed on their birth certificate. Schilling, who is known for his outspoken political comments, was a baseball commentator for ESPN and host of Sunday Night Baseball.

 

(FOX)   CLINTON RAILS AGAINST BIG BANKS

Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton says she wants to tackle economic inequality. During a “Good Morning America” town hall meeting on Tuesday, Clinton said she shares many of Bernie Sanders’ views, saying “No bank is too big to fail; no executive too powerful to jail.” Many Democratic voters question whether or not Clinton would follow through on her word, seeing her various connections to Wall Street being the former New York Senator.

(FOX)   QUEEN ELIZABETH II CELEBRATES 90

 

Britain’s longest-serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, celebrates her 90th birthday today. Speeches, gun salutes, and fireworks were held at the parliament today. Elizabeth II took over the throne after the death of her father, King George VI, in 1952. One of her most famous speeches was made on her birthday, when she was just 21 years old.

 

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