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Handcuffed Georgia Man Killed by Police after Brandishing Gun in Patrol Car
A Savannah, Ga. man who was handcuffed and stuffed into the back of a patrol car was shot and killed by a police officer moments after…
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La. Man Sentenced In Shooting Death Of Teen From Viral Spanking Video
Jeremy C. Julien, 24,  of Greta, Louisiana, pleaded guilty to manslaughter on Wednesday in the December 7, 2011 killing of 16-year-old Michael Taylor, reports…
HOAX: Magic Johnson Did Not Donate Blood To Cancer Patients
Arizona Republican Advises Sterilizing Women On Welfare



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American Man Confesses He Killed Girlfriend’s Mother At Bali Hotel, Police Say
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — An American man has confessed that he killed his girlfriend’s mother in a luxury hotel on Indonesia’s Bali island, and the…
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Sierra Leone To Shut Down For 3 Days To Slow Ebola
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Shoppers crowded the streets and markets of Sierra Leone’s capital Thursday, stocking up for a three-day shutdown when volunteers will…
Obama Reaffirms Opposition To US Combat In Iraq
Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Has Happened In The 5 Months Since


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Sheryl Underwood’s Secret About 3 Bad-Mouthing ‘Queens Of Comedy’ Will Give You Goosebumps [VIDEO]
“The Talk” on CBS has a segment called “Talk Secrets” and this week one of the hosts, Sheryl Underwood told her secret of turning down…
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Funniest Mathew Knowles Memes, Twitter Responses to 2nd Baby Mama
  Humiliation rained down on Mathew Knowles’ fragmented family — again — when DNA tests in Houston proved indisputably that he is the father of…
Grand Jury In Mike Brown Case Extended Until January
WTH?! Thursday: Woman Steals $85 Worth Of Mayonnaise?


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Chicago Won’t Have A Barack Obama High After All
Chicago has dropped plans to name an already controversial new high school after President Barack Obama. The Chicago Board of Education decided that the proposed selective-enrollment institution…
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Only 4 States Will See Cuts To Food Stamps
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cuts to the nation’s food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans…


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Issa Rae Kicks Off Urbanworld Film Festival 2014 [VIDEO]
Issa Rae of “Awkward Black Girl” fame and Producer, Denise Davis speak with Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” at the Urbanworld Digital Fireside Chat…
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[Video] Don Lemon Compares Spanking To Training Dogs
CNN’s Don Lemon is known for making controversial, often questionable, statements. Well, in this week of “Don Lemon Said What,” the anchor raised eyebrows while trying…
US Homebuilder Confidence Soars In September
African Americans, Latinos Really Don’t Trust The Media To Tell Their Stories Well [VIDEO]


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Brandon Marshall Opens Up About The NFL’s Domestic Violence Issues And His Own
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall shared his thoughts on domestic violence, alcoholism, his anger at ESPN, his love for his mother and the perpetuation…
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WTH?!? Jonathan Dwyer Head Butted Wife, Broke Nose Because She Refused Sex
In the “you’ve-got-to-be-kidding-me” files, Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer reportedly head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and…
Lo Lo Jones Says She’s Sick of Being Slandered, Slammed after Early ‘DWTS’ Exit
Another Wife Beater?!? NFL’s Jonathan Dwyer Arrested for Domestic Violence


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CDC Tells Healthy Adults Not To Forget Flu Vaccine
WASHINGTON (AP) — Think the flu’s only a big threat to kids and seniors? Influenza hospitalized a surprisingly high number of young and middle-aged adults…
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Ebola Survivor: No Time To Waste As Obama Ups Aid
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who survived Ebola said there’s no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up…
Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Promote Diabetes
Uninsured Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since The ’90s


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Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Has Happened In The 5 Months Since
On the night of April 14, 2014, hundreds of schoolgirls at the Chibok boarding school in northeastern Nigeria awoke to the sound of gunfire. They…


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In Chicago, Hoops Tournament Helps Heal, Provides Hope
Almost three years ago, I joined Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Church on his weekly community walk on the South Side of Chicago. Father…


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Lecrae Explains Single ‘Nuthin’ On Jimmy Fallon Show [VIDEO]
On The Tonight Show Thursday, Jimmy Fallon congratulated Lecrae for his No. 1 album, Anomaly, and invited him to return for another performance. For the…
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The Hot Seat: Michelle Williams Takes On Men, Music And Friendship [VIDEO]
Grammy winning singer, songwriter and actress Michelle Williams has garnered another hit album with her fourth studio record, Journey To Freedom! Making an impact on…


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45 Million Americans Still Stuck Below Poverty Line: Census
Despite five years of economic recovery, poverty is still stubbornly high in America. More than 45 million people, or 14.5 percent of all Americans, lived…
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Witnesses To Michael Brown Shooting Tell The Same Basic Story About His Death (VIDEO)
WASHINGTON — The people who saw Michael Brown die all tell a similar story. Several named witnesses have said that Brown was fleeing when Ferguson,…


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Next Lead Singer RL Faces Financial Woes & Files For Bankruptcy
The former lead singer of Next has fallen on some incredibly hard times, and he’s just filed for bankruptcy. In 1997, Next was riding high…
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Common and 50 Cent Lose Loved Ones
There’s an old belief that death comes in threes. It’s always sad when such prophecies come to light, as two of hip-hop’s heavyweights recently lost…


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Advocates Tear Apart GOP Candidate’s Anti-Marijuana Comments
Illinois’ medical marijuana law “stinks” and should have been vetoed, the state’s Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner said during a Tuesday press conference. But medical…
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Tavis Smiley and Black America: A Tale of Two Jilted Lovers
Tavis Smiley used to be the darling of black America. Once upon a time his keen critical commentary, ubiquitous media presence and undeniable charm brought…



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