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Month: May 2022

‘Completely unhenged’: Stonehenge lights up with portraits of the Queen

Jacqui Palumbo, CNN In the lead-up to Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, marking 70 years of her reign, there has been no shortage of the 96-year-old British monarch’s visage on “Team Queen” T-shirts, commemorative plates and decorative flags. Now, Stonehenge has been adorned with the Queen’s likeness, too, thanks to English Heritage, a charity

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Shanghai starts coming back to life as COVID lockdown eases

By EMILY WANG FUJIYAMA Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) — Traffic, pedestrians and joggers have reappeared on the streets of Shanghai as China’s largest city begins returning to normalcy amid the easing of a strict two-month COVID-19 lockdown that has drawn protests over its heavy-handed implementation. Shanghai’s Communist Party committee, the city’s most powerful political body,

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Desert Hot Springs High School valedictorians, lifelong friends honored with street signs

Two lifelong friends are the valedictorians at Desert Hot Springs High School! DHSHS’ co-valedictorians, April Martinez & Daisy Noyotl, were honored Tuesday morning when the city renamed the corner of Pierson and Cholla in their honor. The renamed street signs were unveiled in front of family and school staff. “It’s something surreal. I didn’t think

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