Neil Peart Dies: Longtime Rush Drummer And Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Was 67
11 January, 2020, 00:26
Neil Peart, the drummer for Canadian prog-rock group Rush, died at age 67, according toreports on Friday, triggering an outpouring of condolences on social media. The news was initially confirmed to Rolling Stone by Elliott Mintz, a spokesperson for the Peart family.
In a statement released this afternoon, Peart's Rush bandmates - Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson - called Peart their "friend, soul brother and bandmate over 45 years", and said he had been "incredibly brave" in his battle with cancer. Rush was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013.
Born in Hamilton, Ont., Peart joined Rush in 1974, after the band's first album, replacing original drummer John Rutsey. They are ranked third, behind the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, for most consecutive gold or platinum albums by a rock band.
US adds more Iran sanctions, confronts doubts about threat The United States announced on Friday new sanctions on Iran following this week's missile strikes by Tehran on U.S. bases in Iraq. Tehran agreed to roll back parts of its nuclear weapons program in exchange for decreased economic sanctions.
The court will continue to screen 120 potential jurors daily through next week, with opening statements targeted for January 22. Those charges accuse Weinstein of raping one woman and sexually assaulting another woman there on back-to-back nights in 2013.
Cllr Oliver Cooper (Con, Hampstead Town) was among those to tweet his concern as the fire ripped through the building. Hopeful union leader and local MP Keir Starmer also added his voice, tweeting, "Terrible news in Camden tonight".
The ministry has dispatched ground troops and rescue helicopters to the crash site in northeastern Taiwan. Taiwan media are reporting that a helicopter of the same type crashed two years ago, killing six people.
SpaceX launched 60 more mini internet satellites late on January 6, this time testing a dark coating to appease stargazers. Ms Shotwell, SpaceX COO, told SpaceNews in December: "It definitely changes the performance of the satellite, thermally".
The Toronto Maple Leafs are a fairly good team at home, but the New York Islanders are also a fairly good team on the road. Matthews made it 2-0 at 16:07 when he chipped Marner's shot in the slot over the shoulder of Varlamov.
No one can tell the future, but astrologists can have some ideas and it appears that more royal babies could be on the way. Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle took time out of a walk in the woods to snap a picture for a grateful couple.
There has been considerable debate in recent years over whether Bitcoin is a safe haven that can be compared to gold or silver. In a tweet , Rekt Capital outlined the historical price movement of Bitcoin with respect to the various halving periods.
Keep your gaze just below the Big Dipper constellation for a good chance to spot the shower's center point, known as the radiant. The Quadrantids meteors specifically come from an asteroid called 2003 EH1, which takes 5.52 years to orbit the sun.
In 2003, Chinese officials were forced to apologize after it was revealed that they had covered up an outbreak of SARS for weeks. News of the outbreak had led to online speculation that it might be linked to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, or Sars.
At 15:23 of the first period, a nice passing game between DeAngelo and Zibanejad resulted in Zibanejad's 17th goal of the season. Kadri defeated Lindgren in a lively case but was punished with an inciting minor and a 10-minute misconduct.
The Oscars was also without a host previous year for the first time since 1989's hostless 61st Annual Academy Awards . ABC will broadcast the show again as part of an agreement with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
With Chelsea unhealthily reliant on Tammy Abraham for goals, it is in attack where the squad is expected to be bolstered. Hudson-Odoi broke his Achilles tendon in April and was unable to recover the form he showed before his injury.
Justin Bieber battling Lyme disease Music
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Trump pulls back from war with Iran in national address
Long in the making, this was a decisive blow against Iran's malign Quds Force activities worldwide," Bolton tweeted last week . Lindsey Graham, R-Ky., to accuse them of " empowering the enemy ". "I don't think they were trying to avoid casualties".
Liverpool knock Everton out of FA Cup
It was Jones' first senior professional goal and one that quite clearly displayed his massive potential. I loved each second of the game". "That he scored this kind of goal, I'm not surprised".
Iran: Germany disagrees with US
This is in addition to the 5,200 US troops already stationed in Iraq in order to push a hostile USA agenda against Iran. Trump has tweeted numerous times over the weekend that the USA would be quick to respond to any Iranian attacks.
Paris police shoot man who attacked passers-by with knife
Local prosecutor Laure Beccuau said her department was working closely with the national anti-terrorism unit on the investigation. The assailant fled to the L'Hay-les-Roses commune, where he was confronted by police outside a Carrefour supermarket.
State reports another death from the flu
Amy Myers shares how having a thyroid disorder affected her life and how she's helping women with similar issues. And this small butterfly-shaped gland plays a crucial role in the functioning of our entire body.
U.S. Factory Gauge Unexpectedly Falls to Lowest Since 2009
In its report, the ISM noted that just three of the 18 industries it monitors said their businesses expanded in December. While America's factories still struggled at the end of 2019, the sector is showing early signs of improvement globally.
Apple May Launch Two 'iPhone SE 2' Models in 2020
The new member will reportedly be an upgraded version of the soon-to-be-released iPhone 9 complete with a bigger display. The design proposed by LetsGoDigital doesn't look practical if we take the front cameras into the account.