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  • Haiti: Michel Martelly wins presidential election, but who will be prime minister?

     
    Michel “Sweet Micky” Martelly appears to be the winner in Haiti’s presidential election. The popular Kompa singer turned political candidate captured nearly twice as many votes as his opponent, former first lady and academic Mirlande...
  • Pop & Hiss Premiere: Funk legend Dennis Coffey's 'Knockabout'

     
    The Detroit guitarist Dennis Coffey-- session man on seminal recordings from the Temptations, the Dramatics, and the Parliaments, wah-wah soloist on "Psychedelic Shack" -- returns with a new album on Strut Records....
  • EGYPT: Court orders the dissolution of Mubarak's former ruling party

     
    Egypt’s Supreme Administrative Court on Saturday disbanded the former ruling National Democratic Party that was headed by ousted President Hosni Mubarak. The move marked the further unraveling of the power structure that presided over the country'...
  • UAE: Arrests among apparent precautions to keep a lid on discontent

     
    Five activists are in detention and under investigation for posing a threat to state security as the broad crackdown on dissidents in the UAE continues. It's long been assumed that the authoritarian United Arab Emirates' oil riches would protect it......
  • ‘Confessions of a Mormon Boy’: One gay man’s story

     
    Playwright-actor Steven Fales is excitedly sharing a deep thought about dreams and hopes and inner peace and choices when he cuts himself off midsentence. “Whoa, I’m getting way out there,” he says with a chuckle. It’s easy to...
  • IRAN: Tehran squirms as crackdown by ally Syria creates global uproar

     
    Iranian officials and state-run media for as long as they could have turned a blind eye to the weeks-long unrest in Syria. But as the turbulence in Syria and international outrage over the hundreds killed gain momentum, many Iranian diplomats,......
  • EGYPT: Muslim Brotherhood announces new political party

     
    After struggling to form a legitimate political party for more than eight decades, the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's biggest and best-organized Islamic movement, has officially established its Freedom and Justice party, the group announced Saturday. "This...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival social events include bingo, trivia

     
    There's another round of social events leading up to the Orlando Fringe Festival, including Bingo and trivia. At each event, the Orlando Fringe offers prizes such as T-shirts, buttons, lanyards and — wait for it — coupons for free beers at the...
  • Judy Tenuta performs in Orlando on May 28

     
    Stand-up comedian Judy Tenuta will perform in one show only Memorial Day weekend at the Parliament House's Footlight Theatre. Tenuta's show — “Love Bites” — will be at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 28. Tenuta has appeared in “The...
  • BAHRAIN: U.S. diplomats call for dialogue as authorities allege protester mowed down policemen

     
    A protester drove his car into a group of policemen during demonstrations Tuesday, injuring nine, four seriously, according to Bahrain News Agency and state television reports. "Nine police officers were run over in a heinous act carried out by criminal.....
  • KUWAIT: Lawmakers throw punches in parliamentary fight over Guantanamo prisoners

     
    The Kuwaiti parliament became a scene of chaos Wednesday when a fistfight broke out between Shiite and Sunni Muslim lawmakers during a session about Kuwaiti detainees at the U.S. prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The brawl began after Shiite......