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Queen Elizabeth II all Smiles as She Returns to Work for First Time Since Prince Philip’s Funeral
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Queen Elizabeth II all Smiles as She Returns to Work for First Time Since Prince Philip’s Funeral

The Queen has bravely returned to work for the first time since her late husband Prince Philip's funeral. The monarch, 95, appeared all smiles as she held virtual audiences by video link from Windsor Castle 10 days after the memorial service of her late husband. No longer dressed in a black mourning outfit, she rocked a pale blue floral dress that featured large purple, white and yellow flowers, with a three-string pearl necklace and a diamond brooch as outfit accessories. The Queen spoke with the Ambassador from the Republic of Latvia and the Ambassador from the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire on Tuesday. She also received Her Excellency Sara Affoue Amani, the Ambassador of Cote d'Ivoire, during the virtual meeting. It is the first time she has been seen undertaking h...
Photos From George Floyd’s Memorial Service Attended By Celebrities, Politicians
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Photos From George Floyd’s Memorial Service Attended By Celebrities, Politicians

Floyd's memorial drew the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sen. Amy Klobuchar and members of Congress, including Reps. Ilhan Omar, Sheila Jackson-Lee and Ayana Pressley. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey took a knee in front Floyd's casket and sobbed before the service got underway. Among the celebrities in attendance were T.I., Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish and Marsai Martin. George Floyd's family members surround his golden casket at the Lindquist Sanctuary at the North Central University on Thursday during the first of three memorial services in the next six days in his honor.   Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, who fired all four police officers now charged in Floyd's killing, took a knee nearby as his body arrived ahead of the service ...
Princess Maria Teresa of Spain becomes first royal to die from COVID-19
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Princess Maria Teresa of Spain becomes first royal to die from COVID-19

Spanish Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Parma, who is the cousin of Spain’s King Felipe IV, has become the first royal to pass away due to coronavirus complications.   According to People, María Teresa" who was dubbed the 'Red Princess' because of her outspoken views" died in Paris on Thursday, March 26.   The princess was a professor at Sorbonne University in Paris, and at Complutense University in Madrid. The princess, a loyal advocate of women's rights throughout her life was never married.     Her brother Prince Sixto Enrique de Borbon, the Duke of Aranjuez, announced on Facebook that she died after contracting COVID-19.   Along with a photo of the princess, the prince wrote: 'S.A.R. Don Sixto Enrique de Borbón communicates that ...
Video Of Michael Jordan Crying At Kobe Bryant’s Memorial Service
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Video Of Michael Jordan Crying At Kobe Bryant’s Memorial Service

Jordan was one of several speakers at the memorial for Kobe and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, who died in a helicopter crash last month along with seven other people. Thousands attended the memorial at the home of the Los Angeles Lakers, the team Kobe played with for the entirety of his 20-year NBA career.
Vanessa Bryant Pays Emotional Tribute to Kobe and Gianna at Their Memorial Service
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Vanessa Bryant Pays Emotional Tribute to Kobe and Gianna at Their Memorial Service

Vanessa Bryant has paid an emotional tribute to her late husband Kobe and daughter Gianna at their memorial service. Speaking on Monday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Vanessa who fought back tears started by thanking the crowd before mourning the loss of her daughter. "Thank you so much for being here. It means so much to us, the outpouring of love and support from around the world has been so uplifting," she said before sharing memories first of Gianna. "My baby girl, Gianna Bryant, is an amazingly sweet and gentle soul, she would kiss me every morning and every night." "She was daddy's girl but I know she loved mama, and she would always show me and tell me how much she loved me," she continued. "She was one of my very best friends." "Her smile took up her entire f...
Thousands of Kobe and Gianna Bryant Mourners Attend their Memorial Service at Staples Center (
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Thousands of Kobe and Gianna Bryant Mourners Attend their Memorial Service at Staples Center (

The memorial service for Kobe Brayant and his daughter Gianna is currently holding at Staples Center with thousands of people in attendance including famous celebrities. The NBA legend, 41, with his 13-year-old daughter tragically died along with seven others when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed near Calabasas, California on Sunday, Jan. 26th. They were on their way to basketball practice when the helicopter they were in crashed, killing everyone on board. See more photos below.
Buhari To Grant Presidential Pardon To Ambrose Alli
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Buhari To Grant Presidential Pardon To Ambrose Alli

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has had an audience with President Muhammadu Buhari over plea for presidential pardon for former Governor of Old Bendel State (now Edo and Delta States), late Prof. Ambrose Alli. The President has subsequently instructed the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to begin the process. Governor Obaseki disclosed this during the Memorial Service held in honour of late Prof. Alli at the Saint Ambrose Catholic Church, in Emaudo, Ekpoma on Saturday, September 22, 2018. He said he is optimistic that at the next meeting of the Council on Prerogative of Mercy, the President will officially grant the pardon. Obaseki also assured that he is working with his Delta State counterpart to set modalities to ensure that pension due to...
Pictures From Cheick Tiote’s Memorial Service
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Pictures From Cheick Tiote’s Memorial Service

Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote’s Beijing Enterprises team-mates paid their respects on Tuesday to the Ivory Coast star, who died in hospital last week after collapsing during a training session.The 30-year-old’s family flew to China after Tiote’s tragic death and attended the ceremony. They will accompany his body back to the Ivory Coast on Wednesday, where a private funeral service will be held for family, including 50 brothers and sisters, and friends. Tiote’s loved ones and friends are still waiting for official confirmation of the cause of the former Anderlecht, FC Twente and Newcastle midfielder’s death. Fans also paid their respects outside the memorial venue, with an impressive R.I.P banner showing Tiote in a range of kits from his colourful career.

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