New Kids on the Block Announce ‘Mixtape 2022’ Tour With Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley, En Vogue

New Kids on the Block Announce ‘Mixtape 2022’ Tour With Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley, En Vogue

“Just like a mixtape,” says Donnie Wahlberg, “these shows are going to take audiences through all the emotions”

The New Kids on the Block are hitting the road for an extensive arena tour in May 2022, and they’re bringing along Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley, and En Vogue.

“We had a blast out on the first MixTape Tour in 2019,

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Key inquiry into Trump’s finances in jeopardy as two prosecutors resign

Key inquiry into Trump’s finances in jeopardy as two prosecutors resign

Carey Dunne and Mark Pomerantz of the Manhattan district attorney’s office quit amid signs that the move on Trump is stalling

One of the most aggressive criminal investigations against Donald Trump appears to be running into the sand after the two leading prosecutors in the Manhattan district attorney’s office investigating the former president’s finances resigned.

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Russia invades Ukraine as Putin declares war to ‘demilitarise’ neighbour

Russia invades Ukraine as Putin declares war to ‘demilitarise’ neighbour

Russia appeared to be targeting military infrastructure in early strikes with explosions reported at airfields, military headquarters and military warehouses

Ukraine crisis: latest updates 

Russian forces have unleashed an attack of Ukraine on the orders of Vladimir Putin, who announced a “special military operation” at dawn, amid warnings from world leaders that it could spark the biggest war in Europe since 1945.

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Harry Reid, who led Senate Democrats for 12 years, dies at 82

Harry Reid, who led Senate Democrats for 12 years, dies at 82

Nevada senator helped to pass Obama’s Affordable Care Act
Reid called Trump ‘the worst president we’ve ever had’

Harry Reid, who emerged from the unforgiving political landscape of Las Vegas, Nevada, to lead the Senate Democrats for 12 turbulent years, died on Tuesday at age 82.

Reid died Tuesday,

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South Africa set for battle over legacy of ‘moral compass’ Desmond Tutu

South Africa set for battle over legacy of ‘moral compass’ Desmond Tutu

Tutu did not spare those in power in the ‘rainbow nation’ – a phrase of his with unfulfilled aspirations

Anti-apartheid hero Archbishop Desmond Tutu dies aged 90
The Most Rev Desmond Tutu obituary

From the moment he resigned from his post as a schoolteacher rather than comply with the orders of the racist,

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Kentucky tornadoes: Hopes rise that death toll could be lower than feared

Kentucky tornadoes: Hopes rise that death toll could be lower than feared

Governor Andy Beshear had originally said more than 100 people were feared dead, but later said the estimate could be wrong

US president Joe Biden declared a major federal disaster in Kentucky after a swarm of deadly tornadoes hit the state on Friday, as representatives of a candle factory destroyed by a twister said far fewer people may have died than previously feared.

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UK’s ‘double talk’ on Channel crisis must stop, says French interior minister

UK’s ‘double talk’ on Channel crisis must stop, says French interior minister

Exclusive: Gérald Darmanin says UK ministers must stop saying one thing in private while insulting his country in public

The French interior minister, Gérald Darmanin, has said British ministers including his counterpart, Priti Patel, should stop saying one thing in private while insulting his country in public if there is to be a solution to the crisis in the Channel.

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Liverpool Women’s hospital: three terror arrests after man killed in taxi explosion

Liverpool Women’s hospital: three terror arrests after man killed in taxi explosion

Men detained under Terrorism Act after incident outside hospital that also injured taxi driver

Three men have been arrested under terror legislation after a passenger was killed when the taxi he was in exploded outside Liverpool Women’s hospital.

The men – aged 29, 26 and 21 – were detained in the Kensington area of the city and arrested under the Terrorism Act,

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‘Necessary for security’: veteran Taliban enforcer says amputations will resume

‘Necessary for security’: veteran Taliban enforcer says amputations will resume

Nooruddin Turabi, prisons minister in the new Afghan government, says executions and removal of hands will restart, but possibly not in public

One of the founders of the Taliban and the chief enforcer of its harsh interpretation of Islamic law when they last ruled Afghanistan has said the hardline movement will once again carry out executions and amputations of hands,

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US-UK ‘special relationship’ faces new challenges despite signs of healing

US-UK ‘special relationship’ faces new challenges despite signs of healing

Relationship between Biden’s US and Johnson’s post-Brexit UK remains complicated and inevitably transactional

What a difference a month makes.

In August Joe Biden was being denounced in the British parliament for a “shameful” retreat from Afghanistan that blindsided the UK and other allies. The US president reportedly took a day and a half to return prime minister Boris Johnson’s call.

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