Officials: Florida shooting result of gang violence
A shooting Sunday outside a banquet hall in Hialeah, Florida that killed at least two people and injured 23 was the result of "rivalry" between groups, officials said Monday. Authorities are calling on the public to help identify the shooters. (May 31)news.yahoo.com
Lebanon receives French report regarding Beirut port blast
Lebanon on Monday received a preliminary report from France regarding last year’s massive port blast in Beirut that killed and wounded thousands, judicial officials said. The officials said the French report is useful for the ongoing investigation in Beirut over the August blast, which decimated the country's main port and caused severe damage to surrounding areas.news.yahoo.com
AP Exclusive: The Dalai Lama to release 1st album in July
This cover image released by Hitco Entertainment and Khandro Music shows "Inner World," the first album by The Dalai Lama. Thats when the musician and practicing Buddhist proposed an idea to The Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Lets make an album fusing music with mantras and chants from the Tibetan spiritual leader. But on a trip to India where Kunin says she typically gets a chance to meet the Dalai Lama she asked again, this time writing a letter and handing it to one of his assistants. The album featuring teachings and mantras by the Dalai Lama set to music will be released on July 6, his 85th birthday. Shankar said being invited to perform on the album was a huge honor.She first met The Dalai Lama as a child with her father, the legendary musician Ravi Shankar.