The Daily Populous

Friday April 9th, 2021 day edition

image for Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II's husband, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, who served as consort to his wife Queen Elizabeth II for more than 60 years, has died at the age of 99.

Born in Greece to royalty, he escaped political turmoil as a baby Prince Philip became Queen Elizabeth II's trusted adviser and father to her children.

Buckingham Palace released a statement at 12:00pm local time (9:00pm AEST), confirming the duke had died "peacefully" on Friday morning.

"It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty the Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh," the statement read.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the country mourned with the Queen and offered condolences to her and her family.

"We remember the duke for all of this and above all for his steadfast support for Her Majesty the Queen," Mr Johnson said.

Prince Philip is survived by his wife the Queen and his children Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward and their families. »

Authorities: NFL player Phillip Adams killed 5, then himself

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A source briefed on a mass killing in South Carolina says the gunman who killed multiple people, including a prominent doctor, was the former NFL pro.

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Former NFL player Phillip Adams fatally shot five people, including a prominent doctor, his wife and their two grandchildren before killing himself early Thursday. »

'Matt Gaetz wants to date your child' billboard appears in Florida

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Claude Taylor, former staffer in former President Clinton’s White House who chairs the PAC, shared a video of the billboard with the caption “Hello, @mattgaetz, any thoughts on our billboard?

The billboard features a photo of Gaetz’s face with the caption “Matt Gaetz wants to ‘date’ your child.”.

According to the Northwest Florida Daily News, the billboard was placed on State Road 85 near the Hub City center. »

Netflix Inks Deal for Rights to Sony Movies, Including Coming ‘Spider-Man’ Films

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As part of the pact, Netflix will have a first-look option to pick up movies Sony is making or licensing specifically for streaming platforms.

Among the releases that will land on Netflix after their theatrical runs are future “Spider-Man” movies and other films based on Marvel characters that Sony has the rights to, including Morbius and Venom.

The Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. -owned pay-TV channel Starz has rights to Sony movies through the end of this year. »

Egyptologist Zahi Hawass Announces Discovery of Lost ‘Golden’ City in Luxor

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The latter had been the ninth king of Dynasty 18, ruling Egypt from 1391 till 1353 B.C. “Many foreign missions searched for this city and never found it.

Betsy Brian, Professor of Egyptology at John Hopkins University in Baltimore USA, described the discovery as “the second most important archeological discovery since the tomb of Tutankhamun.”.

Due to organic material from which settlements were constructed from, their survival rates into modern day Egypt is rare. »