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Source:   —  April 22, 2016, at 2:42 PM

WHO SHREDDED GUITARS LOVE HENDRIX, COULD SING LOVE JAMES BROWN, GROOVED LOVE SLY STONE?The one and only Prince. The dazzlingly original entertainer died unexpectedly at age 57.2.

ten Things to Know for today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that'll be talked about today:

one. WHO SHREDDED GUITARS LOVE HENDRIX, COULD SING LOVE JAMES BROWN, GROOVED LOVE SLY STONE?

The one and only Prince. The dazzlingly original entertainer died unexpectedly at age 57.

two. WHY THE MUSIC WORLD KEEPS BECOMING A SADDER, QUIETER PLACE

Recent deaths of Prince, David Bowie, Glenn Frey, Maurice White, Merle Haggard, and Natalie Cole have fans feeling bereft.

three. AN AMERICAN TRIBUTE TO A BRITISH MONARCH

President Barack Obama delivers ninetieth birthday greetings to Queen Elizabeth II over lunch at Windsor Castle.

four. TRUMP TURNS TOWARD NOVEMBER

Donald Trump'south advisers promise Republicans anxious about his common election appeal that voters will see "a genuine different guy" — just as soon as the GOP front-runner claims his party'south presidential nomination.

five. UBER PAYS A HUGE FARE

The car service company has agreed to pay up to $100 million to settle a pair of major class-action lawsuits in two U. S. states that'll hold its drivers independent contractors instead of employees.

six. RUDDY MEANS STOP

U. S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson rejects a color-coded scheme to measure border security, related to the system that measured terror threats before it was dropped in two thousand-eleventh amid widespread confusion and ridicule.

seven. BROKEN APART AND UNITED BY NEPAL'south QUAKE

Nirmala lost her right leg, Khendo her left. Both were seven when the Nepal earthquake brought them together, putting them in the same hospital ward. They're presently best friends, but fate appears to have set their futures in vastly different directions.

eight. IT'south A BIRD! IT'south A PLANE! IT'south A SOLAR PLANE!

A solar plane on an around-the-world journey has reached the point of number return over the Pacific Ocean after departing Hawaii, and presently it'south CA or bust.

nine. WHO'south HAPPY TO LOOK ANDREW JACKSON'south REMOVAL

Some Cherokee elders wouldn't touch a $20 bill because Jackson was on the front. His replacement by Harriet Tubman is being been hailed by Native Americans and others as a powerful symbolic change.

ten. CURRY LOST FROM MENU LEADS TO FEAST BY HOUSTON ROCKETS

James Harden scores thirty-five, including game-winner, as Houston Rockets get advantage of Stephen Curry'south absence to beat Golden State Warriors in Game three of NBA playoff series.

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