LOS ANGELES | CALIFORNIA – – The former first lady can now add Grammy winner to her resume, after snagging the award on music’s biggest night for Best Spoken World Album, for the audiobook of her memoir “Becoming”.
Her win on Sunday gives the Obama household its third Grammy: former president Barak Obama has already snagged two Grammy in the same category for his books.
She faced an eccentric group of rivals that include Michael Diamond and Adam Horvitz of the Beasty Boys for “Beastie Boys Book” and John Waters, the director – performer known hor his transgressive cult film “Mr. Know-It-All”.
Released in late 2018, “Becoming” saw the former first lady slam President Donald for questioning her husband’s citizenship and promoting the nation that he was born abroad.
“The whole (birther) thing was crazy and mean – spirited, of course, its underlying bigotry and xenophobia hardly concealed”, Obama wrote.
America’s first black first lady also dug into her personal life in her book, expounding on issues including a miscarriage, using in – vitro fertilization to conceive her daughters and marriage counseling.
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DUBAI – – Bahrain discover seven new cases of coronavirus, raising the number to 33, the ministry of health reported on Twitter on Wednesday. The ministry added most of the newly discovered cases came from Iran, and did not enter the Kingdom of Bahrain.
RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – – Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, met in Ryiadh Wednesday with President Abdelmajid Tebboune of the People’s Democratic Republic of Alergia, currently on a state visit to the Kingdom, at his guest residence. During the … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | Saudi Crown Prince Meets With President Of Algeria→
RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, met in Riyadh today with President Mohamed Oul Ghazouani of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, currently on a visit to the Kingdom, at his guest residence. During the meeting, they reviewed the aspects of Saudi-Mauritanian … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | Saudi Crown Prince Meets With Mauritanian President→
RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Transforming the Saudi General Investment Authority (SAGIA) into an independent ministry represents a fundamental shift in the national economy. Such a move would diversify production and attract qualitative investments, according to an economist and member of the Saudi Shura Council. Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that SAGIA will become the Ministry … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA | SAGIA To Become An Independent Ministry→
SPORT | Sports Events Hit By The Coronavirus Epidemic BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – The following is a list of international sports events hit by the outbreak of the new coronavirus. ATHLETICS The World Athletics Indoor Championships, scheduled for Nanjing from March 13-15, were postponed until next year. World Athletics is working with organizers, were postponed … Continue reading SPORT | Sports Events Hit By The Coronavirus Epidemic→
DUBAI – Kuwait’s health ministry said on Twitter on Wednesday that the number of people diagnosed with coronavirus in the country had risen to 25 after 13 more cases were confirmed. The ministry also said in a statement that the new cases were related to people traveling to Iran.
ATHENS | GREECE – Greece has confirmed its first coronavirus case, the health ministry said on Wednesday. The patient was a 38-year-old Greek woman who had traveled from an area of northern Italy, said Sotitis Tsiodras, a representative of the Ministry of Health.