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Cardi B’s baby Kulture can’t stop saying the word ‘Mama’

A baby’s first word is often times “dada”, but now that Cardi B, 26, and Offset’s, 27, baby girl Kulture has learned to say the word “mama”, she can’t stop! Just hours after becoming the first solo female artist to win Best Rap Album for her debut album, Cardi B posted a sweet video of […] The post Cardi B’s baby Kulture can’t stop saying ...

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White man sentenced to 10 years in prison for shooting Black men after Hurricane Katrina

A white man was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday, for shooting three young Black men who were attempting to evacuate after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He is sentenced almost nine years after his original indictment because he had been found incompetent six times to stand trial in the past, according to the […] The post White man ...

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Prince estate creates Twitter account to honor the late artist

Although the famed rockstar, Prince passed away on April 21, 2016, his legacy continues to live on. The late entertainer’s estate created a Twitter ...

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Mercy Akide-Udoh: African legend calls for more games for Nigeria's women

African legend Mercy Akide-Udoh, says preparation must be a priority for Nigeria's women's team to avoid an early exit at this year's Women's World ...

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Nigeria election 2019: Appeal for calm after shock delay

Political parties vent anger at the election commission after voting is postponed at the 11th hour.

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‘Cosmos’ Season 2 may be delayed due to Neil deGrasse Tyson Investigation

Season two of Neil deGrasse Tyson‘s science docuseries Cosmos maybe delayed because of an investigation regarding sexual misconduct allegations ...

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Sri Lanka's last-wicket win stuns SA

Kusal Perera hits an unbeaten 153 as Sri Lanka chase 304 to claim a stunning one-wicket win over South Africa in the first Test in Durban.

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Zimbabwe flooding: Nine rescued from Kadoma mine shaft

Hope had faded for dozens trapped underground after a dam burst nearby.

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Anger and frustration at postponement

Disbelief turned to outrage as news of the one-week delay in the presidential vote began to spread.

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Nigerian Candidates Urge Patience After Presidential Election Is Delayed

Officials announced the weeklong delay, in an already tense race, just hours before the polls were to open.

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Nigeria Postpones Election Just Hours Before Polls Open

The electoral commission delayed the vote until Feb. 23, citing unspecified “challenges” amid reports that voting materials had not been delivered to ...

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21 Savage arrested again in Southern Georgia shortly after release from ICE custody

Just two weeks after his controversial arrest by ICE and just two days after being released from federal custody, 21 Savage surrendered authorities in southern Georgia on an outstanding felony warrant. The rapper, whose real name is She’yaa ...

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Eskom crisis: Why the lights keep going out in South Africa

How did Africa's most-industrialised country end up running out of electricity?

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E! News correspondent Nina Parker’s inspiring career journey shows it’s never too late to pursue your dreams

E! News host Nina Parker is the stylish, sharp and funny host who keeps us up on the latest entertainment gossip.  But before she was in the TV spotlight, Parker had a wild career journey, with plenty of twists and turns, that shows the power of perseverance. “I was really ambitious in college,” Parker told […] The post E! News ...

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Vitiligo: Skin condition bought Kenyan friends closer together

Kenyan friends Julie Asuju and Wangui Njee talk about their experiences of living with Vitiligo.

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Texas teacher allegedly puts 4-year-old in a dark closet as punishment

It has been said that teaching can understandably be difficult at times and may even be more so of a challenge when it is with young children. Still, ...

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Gloria Allred: Teen shown on the new R. Kelly tape may be her client

Attorney Michael Avenatti turned over to authorities in Chicago a new tape showing R. Kelly allegedly committing sex acts with a teenager on ...

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Vogue Brazil director resigns after “Slavery Party” pictures go public

The style director for Vogue Brazil has resigned after pictures of an apparently slavery-themed birthday party became public. Donata Meirelles stepped down after pictures from her 50th birthday party and dinner were heavily criticized for its colonial references to slavery. The picture in question, which has since been deleted, was posted on ...

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50 Cent joins in the Floyd Mayweather, T.I. and Gucci beef

As T.I. has already dropped a very explicit diss track on him, semi-retired boxer Floyd Mayweather is doubling down on his support of Gucci while an old friend of his – 50 Cent – has joined in on dissing Floyd. On Thursday, Tip released the Mayweather diss track F—k N—a, that goes hard at the undefeated fighter for his support of Gucci, which ...

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Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Diana Ross headline Motown 60th anniversary concert

Fresh off of a week where the controversial decision to have Jennifer Lopez perform the Motown Tribute at the Grammys made headlines, the legendary Detroit-made label put on a star-studded concert to commemorate its 60th anniversary reports AP. Iconic Motown star Stevie Wonder was joined by John Legend, Ciara, Martha Reeves and more for “Motown ...

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Body cam footage released following claims that Raleigh cops pointed rifles at autistic child

After claims that Raleigh Police tactical officers pointed rifles at a 6-year-old autistic boy, the department released body camera video that proved ...

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Gene-edited animal plan to relieve poverty in Africa

Researchers in Edinburgh develop gene-edited farm animals for poor farmers in Africa.

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Nigeria delays presidential election until Feb. 23 over unspecified ‘challenges’

The postponement comes amid reports that voting materials have not been delivered to all parts of the country.

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‘It could be iconic’: Ja Rule teases potential Fyre Fest 2.0

It appears that Ja Rule is a glutton for punishment and may be in the process of organizing another Fyre Festival, despite the two blistering ...

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Florida man who makes $18K mistakenly gets $980K tax refund, buys Lexus

A bold Florida resident has found himself in hot water with the Internal Revenue Service after he finessed his way into receiving $980,000 tax refund. According to the NYDaily News, in 2016, Ramon Christopher Blanchett only made approximately $18,500 as a freelancer in Tampa. In February 2017 Blanchett did his own taxes, and submitted several W-2 ...

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T.I. drops diss track, calling out Floyd Mayweather after his Gucci stance

Rapper T.I. on Thursday released a diss track against Floyd Mayweather a few days after the boxer says he’s going to continue to buy clothes from Gucci, despite calls for a boycott, according to Complex. Earlier this month Gucci was caught in a scandal that involving the luxury brand selling an $890 wool sweater that […] The post T.I. drops ...

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Answers sought in inmate’s death, but silence is offered, causing frustration

News of the mysterious death of upstate New York prison inmate, Anthony “Trey” Myrie has outraged many across the country, including many celebrities and activists. According to WRGB in Albany, the 24-year-old was found dead hours after allegedly ...

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