The Roots jam with Lenny Kravitz ahead of Grammys

The Roots arrive at the MusiCares Person of the Year tribute honoring Lionel Richie at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Roots let Lenny Kravitz — and several other famous friends — rule ahead of the Grammys.



The Latest: Pope says there can be 'no dialogue with devil'

Pope Francis stands in front of an image of the Virgin of Guadalupe as he begins Mass in Ecatepec, Mexico, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered Sunday as Pope Francis began what was expected to be the biggest event of his five-day trip to Mexico: a Mass in the capital's suburb of Ecatepec. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Mexico (all times local):



In poor, violent enclave of 'Saint Death', Pope slams Mexico´s rich

Pope Francis celebrates a Mass before a crowd of hundreds of thousands in Ecatepec, Mexico,By Philip Pullella and Alexandra Alper MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Celebrating Mass in front of hundreds of thousands in one of Mexico´s poorest and most dangerous cities, Pope Francis on Sunday took a swipe at the country's rich and corrupt elite. This is the bread that a corrupt family or society gives its own children," the pope said at the Mass in the city of Ecatepec. Mexico is home to one of the world´s richest men, billionaire Carlos Slim, and a wealthy political class stained by corruption even as much of the country is steeped in poverty and violence.



Welbeck, Eriksen give Arsenal, Spurs title edge

Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck (centre) heads the ball to score his team's second goal during the English Premier League match against Leicester at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 14, 2016Arsenal's Danny Welbeck and Tottenham Hotspur's Christian Eriksen were the toast of north London after scoring potentially pivotal late winning goals in the Premier League title race on Sunday. Welbeck headed in a heart-stopping 95th-minute winner to give Arsenal a last-gasp 2-1 win over leaders Leicester City, while Eriksen struck in the 83rd minute to earn Tottenham a 2-1 victory at Manchester City on his 24th birthday.



Obama urges Russia to stop bombing 'moderate' Syria rebels

Civil defence members search for survivors after airstrikes by pro-Syrian government forces in the rebel held al-Qaterji neighbourhood of AleppoBy Tom Perry and Jeff Mason BEIRUT/RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama urged Russia on Sunday to stop bombing "moderate" rebels in Syria in support of its ally Bashar al-Assad, a campaign seen in the West as a major obstacle to latest efforts to end the war. Major powers agreed on Friday to a limited cessation of hostilities in Syria but the deal does not take effect until the end of this week and was not signed by any warring parties - the Damascus government and numerous rebel factions fighting it. Russian bombing raids directed at rebel groups are meanwhile helping the Syrian army to achieve what could be its biggest victory of the war in the battle for Aleppo, the country's largest city and commercial center before the conflict.





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