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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A rock 'n' roll legend is dead. Chuck Berry who defined the genre died today in St. Charles County, Missouri, west of St. Louis. He was 90. Police say they responded to a medical emergency this afternoon and found Berry unresponsive. He couldn't be revived and was pronounced dead. Berry hit the Top 10 in 1955 with "Maybellene" and went on to influence generations of musicians with hits such as "Johnny B. Goode" and "Roll Over Beethoven."
PARIS (AP) — Yelling that he wanted to kill and die for Allah, a suspected Islamic extremist attacked a French soldier Saturday morning at Paris' Orly Airport and wrested away her assault rifle. That's according to a French prosecutor who says two colleagues on her patrol shot and killed the man before he could fire the military-grade weapon in the busy airport terminal. The suspect has been identified as French-born Ziyed Ben Belgacem.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia is urging the U.S. and its allies to investigate Friday's attack on a boat that killed at least 42 Somali refugees off the coast of war-torn Yemen. The Somalis are blaming the Saudi-led coalition for the attack, calling the assault by a military vessel and a helicopter gunship "horrific." Somalia's foreign ministry says "it Is very sad, targeting a boat carrying Somali migrants." Yemen's Shiite rebels also blame the Saudi-led coalition
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Wall Street Journal reports President Donald Trump has chosen the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to head the civil division of the Justice Department. The Journal says George Conway was chosen to head the office that has responsibility for defending the administration's proposed travel ban and lawsuits filed against the administration. He's a partner at the New York law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.
NEW YORK (AP) — A spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says a plane that landed at New York's LaGuardia Airport got stuck in a snowdrift while exiting the runway and had to be pulled out by a tug. The Republic Airline flight operating under Delta had arrived late this morning from Chicago. There were 73 passengers on board, and no one was injured. The regional jet suffered no damage and airport operations weren't affected
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