Written by administrator on April 2nd, 2012
Lambert, Shelton big winners at country awards
News from Reuters:
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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – It was a night for married couples at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday as husband and wife Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert won several honors and a couple of country music fans married during the show.
The show spanned the years of country music with 22-year-old sensation Taylor Swift winning the top honor, entertainer of the year, and audience members paying tribute to bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs, who died last week in Nashville at age 88.
“I am so amazed that the fans keep doing such incredibly nice things for me. I just want to hug them all the time and thank them for everything – it really blows my mind,” Swift told reporters…………… continues on Reuters
Russian plane crashes, kills at least 29: agency
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – At least 29 people were killed and 14 were rescued alive from a plane crash in Siberia, Russia’s state-run Itar-Tass news agency said on Monday, citing a regional Emergency Situations Ministry official.
The ATR 72, a twin-engine, turbo-prop plane, with 43 people aboard, crashed some 30-35 km (18-22 miles) from the western Siberian city of Tyumen, Emergency Situations Ministry spokeswoman Irina Andrianova said.
The mid-range plane belonging to Russian airline UTair crashed after taking off from Tyumen on a flight to Surgut, an oil town further north in Siberia.
There were 39 passengers and four crew on board, according to preliminary information, Andrianova said.
Injured survivors were flown to hospital by helicopter after the plane caught fire following the crash, the cause of which was not immediately known, Russian news agencies reported.
At least five survivors were in critical condition, state-run RIA news agency reported, citing hospital offici…………… continues on Reuters
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