Stevie Wonder is set to perform in Atlantic City this summer. The singer and songwriter will bring “The Stevie Wonder Song Party: A Celebration of Life, Love and Music” to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa’s Event Center on Aug. 25 and 26. Tickets start at $195 plus fees and will go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Monday.
Markle says father will not attend royal wedding: Meghan Markle said Thursday her father, Thomas, will not attend her wedding Saturday to Prince Harry and has expressed hope that he can be “given the space” to focus on his health. Her mother, Doria Ragland, has had a series of whirlwind visits with senior royals since her arrival in England from California.
Guard told 911 he felt ‘threatened’ before T.I.’s arrest: A security guard said he felt threatened during an argument with the rapper T.I. that led to the Grammy-winning hip-hop artist’s arrest outside his gated community near Atlanta. In a 10-minute phone call, the guard at Eagles Landing Country Club told a 911 dispatcher early Wednesday that a resident, whom he acknowledged he did not recognize, kept asking for his name and knocking on the guard shack door. An attorney for T.I. has said the rapper was wrongfully arrested.
Fox names veteran exec Suzanne Scott CEO: Fox News’ parent company appointed Suzanne Scott chief executive officer on Thursday, giving the popular news network and its business offshoot its first sole leader since the late Roger Ailes was ousted in 2016 under a cloud of sexual misconduct allegations. Scott, who has been with Fox News Channel since its 1996 launch, most recently has been president of programming.
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Street of balconies unearthed in Italy’s Pompeii: Archaeologists excavating an unexplored part of Italy’s volcanic ash-covered city of Pompeii have discovered a street of houses with intact balconies that were buried when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. Some of the balconies even had amphorae — the conical-shaped terra cotta vases that were used to hold wine and oil in ancient Roman times.