A "Marshi Gras Parade" is held on Murrells Inlet boardwalk. Dressed in garish costume Fat Tuesday festival goers danced through the bars and restaurants to the music of a dixieland jazz band played by The Land of Dixie Band on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.
Several equestrians asked Myrtle Beach City Council to reconsider an old law that bans them from riding on the beach – a law they said wasn’t really enforced until Jan. 22 after more people complained of finding horse manure on the sandy shore.
Several equestrians asked Myrtle Beach City Council to reconsider an old law that banned horses on the beach. Enforcement of the law was stepped up two weeks ago after the city received complaints from visitors and residents who found horse manure on the beach.
A Romanian appeals court on Wednesday upheld a 20-year prison sentence for a 90-year-old communist-era prison guard convicted of crimes against humanity, in the first such case since dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was tried and executed in 1989.
The current and former chiefs of the state Republican Party condemned him. New Hampshire's only two Republican members of Congress refused to endorse him. The conservative owner of the state's largest newspaper called him "a con man" on the front page.
South Korea said Wednesday that it will shut down operations at a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency from the park to develop its nuclear and missile programs.
North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket has drawn sharp condemnations and threats of new sanctions. World leaders say Sunday's launch violated a U.N. ban on Pyongyang's use of ballistic missile technology. North Korea says the launch of a new Earth observation satellite, the Kwangmyongsong 4, or Shining Star 4, is part of a peaceful space program.