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Longtime Elvis drummer D.J. Fontana dead at 87

11 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

The drummer helped launch rock 'n' roll as Elvis Presley's sideman, working with him through much of the 1960s.
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Longtime Elvis Presley drummer D.J. Fontana has died

Longtime Elvis Presley drummer D.J. Fontana has died

11 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - D.J. Fontana, the drummer who helped launch rock 'n' roll as Elvis Presley's sideman, has died at 87, his wife said Thursday. Karen Fontana told The Associated Press that her husband died in his sleep in Nashville Wednesday night. She said he had been suffering complications from breaking his hip in 2016. "He was loved by everybody all over the world. He treated everybody like everybody was his friend," she said.
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D.J. Fontana, longtime Elvis Presley drummer, dies at 87

11 monthes ago   |   By ABC

D.J. Fontana rose from playing in strip joints in his native Shreveport, Louisiana to the heights of musical history as Elvis Presley's first and longtime drummer.
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Federal judge blocks Mississippi's 6-week abortion ban

Federal judge blocks Mississippi's 6-week abortion ban

A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, which occurs as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. Read more ...

Missouri governor signs bill criminalizing abortion after 8 weeks

Missouri governor signs bill criminalizing abortion after 8 weeks

The legislation includes an exception for medical emergencies but not for cases of rape and incest. Read more ...

Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Reverse Protections For Transgender...

Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Reverse Protections For Transgender Patients

A federal agency issued a proposed rule Friday that rolls back Obama-era protections for transgender patients. Advocates for transgender people say the rule leaves them... Read more ...

Disgraced Baylor coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school

Disgraced Baylor coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school

Art Briles' next gig will be coaching high schoolers. The disgraced former Baylor football coach landed a job as a head coach at Mount Vernon High School in Texas, the school... Read more ...

Serial swindler arrested after stealing $80,000 from woman he recently met...

Serial swindler arrested after stealing $80,000 from woman he recently met online, police say

He took the woman out on a date the same day they met, and the two agreed to get married within a week of meeting, authorities in Georgia said. Read more ...

Vacationers warned about tiny 'clinging jellyfish' that carry paralysis toxins

Vacationers warned about tiny 'clinging jellyfish' that carry paralysis toxins

Wildlife officials are warning anyone headed to New Jersey about an invasive species of jellyfish in the water. Read more ...

Rosario, Homer-Happy Twins Romp Past White Sox 11-4

Rosario, Homer-Happy Twins Romp Past White Sox 11-4

MINNEAPOLIS - Eddie Rosario went 4 for 5 with three RBIs and one of Minnesota's three home runs in another power-packed romp by the major league-leading Twins, who beat the... Read more ...

Feds bust Disney World worker for trying to lure young girl for sex

Feds bust Disney World worker for trying to lure young girl for sex

A Disney World employee was nabbed for trying to lure an 8-year-old girl for sex - after bringing a child-sized pink dress and condoms to the “encounter” that was actually... Read more ...

102-year-old woman suspected of killing 92-year-old care home neighbor

102-year-old woman suspected of killing 92-year-old care home neighbor

An autopsy revealed she died by asphyxiation, after being strangled and punched in the head. Read more ...

Woman pleads guilty to animal cruelty for having dogs debarked

Woman pleads guilty to animal cruelty for having dogs debarked

The debarking involves shoving a rod-like object into the dogs' vocal chambers. Read more ...