Several more women accuse Placido Domingo of sexual harassment

Several more women accuse Placido Domingo of sexual harassment

The glittering production was a high point of the Washington Opera’s 1999-2000 season: Jules Massenet’s “Le Cid,” about a legendary Spanish conqueror, starring a tenor legendary in his own right —  Placido Domingo — then the company’s artistic director. The opera, also being filmed for broadcast on public television, was unquestionably a career break for a 28-year-old singer named Angela Turner Wilson, who’d been cast as the second female lead and was singled out for…

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Dorian a major hurricane again as it nears North and South Carolina

Dorian a major hurricane again as it nears North and South Carolina

Hurricane Dorian claims at least 20 lives in the Bahamas Hurricane Dorian fast facts Hurricane Dorian has regained strength, becoming a Category 3 storm again with 115 mph sustained winds. Hurricane conditions are expected along parts of the South Carolina coast Thursday morning and along the North Carolina coast later in the day. As of 2 a.m. Thursday, the storm’s core was about 105 miles south-southeast of Charleston, South Carolina and 220 miles south-southwest of…

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Man parks smart car in kitchen so Dorian won’t blow it away

Man parks smart car in kitchen so Dorian won’t blow it away

A Florida man was concerned his beloved smart car would get blown away in Hurricane Dorian this week, so he moved it to a very safe place. The inside of his house. Jacksonville native Patrick Eldridge told CBS News he put his smart car inside his house on Tuesday morning, adding that his “wife was impressed that I was right about it being able to fit into the kitchen.”  His wife, Jessica, posted hilarious images…

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Tropical Storm Fernand dissipates but rain threats remain

Tropical Storm Fernand dissipates but rain threats remain

Dorian claims at least 20 lives While Hurricane Dorian slowly moves closer to Florida and the Carolinas, the National Weather Service said late Wednesday that Tropical Storm Fernand had dissipated over northern Mexico. Another storm, Gabrielle, formed in the Atlantic, and the National Hurricane Center is also tracking another disturbance in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean with a 50% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone. Fernand arrived in northeastern Mexico just south of the U.S. border. As of…

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Texas man gives 4 minute statement before execution

Texas man gives 4 minute statement before execution

This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Billy Jack Crutsinger. Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice A Texas death row inmate was executed Wednesday for fatally stabbing an 89-year-old woman and her daughter more than 16 years ago after entering their Fort Worth home under the pretense of doing some work for them. Billy Jack Crutsinger, 64, received a lethal injection Wednesday evening at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the…

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Ocasio-Cortez blasts Crenshaw over tweet about “lending” guns to friends

Ocasio-Cortez blasts Crenshaw over tweet about “lending” guns to friends

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted her House colleague Dan Crenshaw on Wednesday after he tweeted that background checks would prevent him from lending his handgun to his friends. The spat between the two lawmakers comes after two mass shootings in Crenshaw’s home state in August have led Democratic lawmakers to call for Congress to pass stricter gun control measures. The Texas Republican highlighted a local news story of a woman who stopped a robbery after she…

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