Rihanna cancels Houstonshow because of illness
NEW YORK — Rihanna has canceledanother date on her latest tour becauseshe is ill.Live Nation says the Grammy-win-ning singer is unable to perform atMonday’s concert in Houston “as aresult of illness.”The concert promotersays fans should retain their tickets touse at a rescheduled show.Rihanna canceled shows in Baltimoreand Boston on her “Diamonds WorldTour”last month because she was sick.The next date on the singer’s tour isTuesday in Dallas. She’s supporting herseventh album,“Unapologetic,”whichfeatures the hits “Diamonds”and“Stay.”Rapper A$AP Rocky is the openingact on Rihanna’s tour.
Judge holds self incontempt for his smartphone
IONIA,Mich. — A Michigan judgewhose smartphone disrupted a hearingin his own courtroom has held himself in contempt and paid $25 for the infrac-tion.Judge Raymond Voet has a postedpolicy at Ionia County 64A DistrictCourt stating that electronic devicescausing a disturbance during court ses-sions will result in the owner being citedwith contempt,the Sentinel-Standard of Ionia and MLive.com reported.On Friday afternoon,during a prose-cutor’s closing argument as part of a jury trial,Voet’s new smartphone beganto emit sounds requesting phone voicecommands. Voet said he thinks hebumped the phone,and the embarrass-ment likely left his face red.“I’m guessing I bumped it. It startedtalking really loud,saying ‘I can’tunderstand you. Say something likeMom,”’he said.Voet has used a Blackberry mobilephone for years,and said he wasn’t asfamiliar with the operation of the newtouchscreen,Windows-based phone.“That’s an excuse,but I don’t takethose excuses from anyone else. I set thebar high,because cellphones are a dis-traction and there is very serious busi-ness going on,”he said. “The courtroomis a special place in the community,andit needs more respect than that.”Over the years,the judge whose courtis about 110 miles northwest of Detroithas taken phones away from police ofﬁ-cers,attorneys,witnesses,spectatorsand friends. During a break in the trial,Voet held himself in contempt,ﬁnedhimself and paid the ﬁne.“Judges are humans,”Voet said.“They’re not above the rules. I broke therule and I have to live by it.”
Woman cited forcalling 911 seeking divorce
GIRARD,Pa. — Police have cited a42-year-old Pennsylvania woman fordisorderly conduct after she called 911requesting a divorce and police assis-tance to make her husband leave.Troopers say the woman called justafter 1 a.m. Saturday asking that ofﬁcersbe sent to her home in Girard Townshipin northwestern Pennsylvania.Police say they explained to thewoman,whom they are not identifying,that a divorce is a civil matter and thatthey could not make her husband leavethe residence because no crime had beencommitted.Instead,police have cited the womanfor disorderly conduct and misusing theErie County 911 system.
Weinstein,Chapmanwelcome baby boy
LOS ANGELES — Harvey Weinsteinand Georgina Chapman have added ababy boy to their family.A spokeswoman for the 61-year-oldco-chairman of the Weinstein Co. saidMonday that Weinstein and his 37-year-old fashion designer wife welcomed ason Thursday in New York.Weinstein and the Marchesa co-founder are already parents to a 2-year-old daughter. The Oscar-winning pro-ducer of such ﬁlms as “Silver LiningsPlaybook”and “Django Unchained”also has three daughters from his previ-ous marriage to Eve Chilton.Chapman and Weinstein married in2007.
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NFL coach BillBelichick is 61.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his “Letterfrom Birmingham Jail”in which thecivil rights activist responded to a groupof local clergymen who’d criticized himfor leading street protests; King defend-ed his tactics,writing,“Injustice any-where is a threat to justice everywhere.”
“Chaos is the score uponwhich reality is written.”
— Henry Miller,American author (1891-1980)
Pope EmeritusBenedict XVI is 86.Actor MartinLawrence is 48.
A Hindu devotee hanging from a rope throws offering toward other devotees during the ‘Chadak’ritual in Kolkata,India.
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President-elect George Washington left Mount Vernon,Va.,for his inauguration in New York.
during the Civil War,President Abraham Lincoln signeda bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia. TheConfederacy conscripted all white men between the ages of 18 to35.
,Bernadette Soubirous,who’d described seeing visionsof the Virgin Mary at Lourdes,died in Nevers,France.
,American aviator Harriet Quimby became the ﬁrstwoman to ﬂy across the English Channel,traveling from Dover,England,to France in 59 minutes.
,Vladimir Ilyich Lenin returned to Russia after years of exile.
the radio comedy program “Fibber McGee and Molly”premiered on NBC’s Blue Network.
U.S. troops reached Nuremberg,Germany,during theSecond World War.
the French ship Grandcamp blew up at the harbor inTexas City,Texas; another ship,the High Flyer,exploded the fol-lowing day (the blasts and ﬁres killed nearly 600 people).Financier Bernard M. Baruch said in a speech at the SouthCarolina statehouse,“Let us not be deceived — we are today inthe midst of a cold war.”
Bob Dylan debuted his song “Blowin’in the Wind”atGerde’s Folk City in New York; Walter Cronkite succeededDouglas Edwards as CBS-TV’s principal anchorman.
Apollo 16 blasted off on a voyage to the moon withastronauts John W. Young,Charles M. Duke Jr. and KenMattingly on board.
,Britain’s Prince Andrew and his wife,Sarah,theDuchess of York,announced they were in the process of divorc-ing.
in the deadliest shooting rampage in modern U.S. histo-ry,student Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people on the campus of Virginia Tech before taking his own life.Actor Peter Mark Richman is 86. Singer Bobby Vinton is 78.Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II is 73. Basketball Hall-of-FamerKareem Abdul-Jabbar is 66. Ann Romney is 64. Rock singer-turned-politician Peter Garrett is 60. Actress Ellen Barkin is 59.Rock musician Jason Scheff (Chicago) is 51. Singer JimmyOsmond is 50. Rock singer David Pirner (Soul Asylum) is 49.Actor Jon Cryer is 48. Rock musician Dan Rieser is 47. ActorPeter Billingsley is 42. Actor Lukas Haas is 37.
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The Daily Derby race winners are No.04 Big Benin ﬁrst place;No.11 Money Bags in second place;and No.10 Solid Gold in third place.The racetime was clocked at 1:45.64.
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