Death of Prince heir complicates estate settlement even more
MINNEAPOLIS — The death of Prince’s brother Alfred Jackson, along with his contested will, are raising new questions in the endlessly complicated efforts to settle the legendary musician’s estate, including whether a California man with a reputation for cozying up to celebrities will end up with one-sixth of Prince’s riches.Jackson, one of six sibling heirs to a fortune worth at least $100 million, sold 90% of his Prince estate rights last year to Primary Wave, a well-funded and growing entertainment company that invests in music publishing and recording rights. Prince’s sister Tyka Nelson als...
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Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Make Secret Visit Stanford University
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry made a secret trip to Stanford University on last week to discuss plans for their new charitable foundation, Sussex Royal. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex met with professors, academics and even the university’s president Marc Tessier-Lavigne. “As part of their ongoing work to develop and build their new charitable […]
Prince Andrew Returns To Royal Duties After Epstein Scandal
Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, has returned to royal life after “stepping back” in the wake of the Jeffrey Epstein scandal in November. The Duke of York and his family were recently invited to a private engagement with Liu Xiaoming, China’s ambassador to the U.K., and his wife. 100 CELEBRITIES WHO DIED IN 2019 […]
Prince doctor disciplined by Minnesota medical board
MINNEAPOLIS — A doctor who provided medical care to Prince at the time he died of an opioid drug overdose has been disciplined for surreptitiously providing addictive painkillers to the pop star in someone else’s name.The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice issued a $4,648 fine to Dr. Michael Todd Schulenberg for medical ethics and record-keeping violations as well as for hindering its initial inquiry into the doctor’s prescribing of drugs to Prince, who was found dead from an opioid overdose in his home in April 2016.The board order approving the disciplinary action only identifies Prince as ...
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Who's Who: Dr. Issa Al-Ansari, president of Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University in Alkhobar
Dr. Issa Al-Ansari has been president of Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University (PMU) in Alkhobar since 2004. He has also been secretary-general of the Prince Mohammad bin Fahd Foundation for Humanitarian Development since 2000.Recently, Al-Ansari signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sulaiman Al-Kaabi, CEO of the Abu Dhabi-based Future Foresight Foundation.The MoU aims to foster cooperation in many common areas, including, education, youth development and natural resources.Al-Ansari received his bachelor’s degree in English linguistics and literature in 1983 from King Saud University.H...
54 Miami Super Bowl Moments — from Namath to Black Sunday to riots to Prince
MIAMI — The Miami Herald’s Michelle Kaufman takes a look back at 54 of the most memorable moments from Miami Super Bowls.———1. New Goalposts: Super Bowl 2 in 1968 was the first to use the Y-shaped goalposts (one supporting post in the middle rather than one on each side).2. Unnecessary Roughness (1968): On Oakland’s first offensive play in Super Bowl 2, Green Bay Packers middle linebacker Ray Nitschke sprinted, slammed into fullback Hewritt Dixon and upended him. That hit became one the most memorable plays of Nitschke’s career. The Packers went on to win the game 33-14.3. Technical Glitch: Du...
Saudi Prince Courted Amazon’s Bezos Before Bitter Split
Through much of 2018, Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos and tech-savvy Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman seemed to be hitting it off.Texting over WhatsApp about a plan for Amazon to build a huge data center in Saudi Arabia, the men forged a cordial and mutually beneficial relationship. “It is very important for me, my friend, that you come to Saudi during the future investment Forum and we announce this $2.8B Vision 2030 partnership,” the prince messaged Mr. Bezos on Sept. 9, 2018, according to a review of texts by The Wall Street Journal and people familiar with the situation.Amazon sto...
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FKA Twigs 'wasn't asked' to sing during Prince Grammys tribute
Fans of the In Time hitmaker were left disappointed after her appearance during the number, which featured Sheila E, Common and Usher .However, her participation was limited to a sultry dance routine and, addressing complaints on Twitter, the star said she "wasn't asked" to sing.“Of course I wanted to sing at the Grammys,” Twigs, 32, wrote. “I wasn’t asked this time but hopefully in the future.”However, Sheila E was quick to refute the claims, telling USA Today: “She didn’t want to sing!"The 62-year-old continued: "First she wanted to, but then she didn’t want to when we ran through it because...
Golf has big future in Saudi Arabia, says Prince Khalid
JEDDAH: Prince Khalid bin Saud Al-Faisal has been visible in golf for as long as anyone can remember — even more so now in his role as adviser to the Saudi Golf Federation and Golf Saudi Chairman Yasir Al-Rumayyan.Arab News caught up with Prince Khalid on Saturday, and the lifelong golfer with a single-digit handicap talked about the future of golf and its potential as an industry in Saudi Arabia in the buildup to the Saudi International.The European Tour event is taking place this week at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club with a star-studded field of 132 players vying for a prize fund of $3.5 ...
Prince Charles’ visit to Palestine helps us focus on resolving the conflict
It is with great pride and much excitement that Palestine will tomorrow receive His Royal Highness, Charles, the Prince of Wales.Prince Charles will be the most senior British royal to visit the occupied Palestinian territories when he goes to Bethlehem, where he will be met by His Excellency, President Mahmoud Abbas.He is the second senior royal to do so in just two years. His son, Prince William, visited Palestinein 2018, a visit that left a lasting impression, with Prince William telling Palestinians that “you have not been forgotten.”The visit of Prince Charles underscores this message and...
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