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Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma

Nearly 90% of Barbuda destroyed, official says Prime Minister Gaston Browne “was one of the first on the ground” after Irma hit Barbuda and that he saw “a lot of destruction, upwards of 90%,” according to Charles Fernandez, Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Foreign ...

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September 6th, 2017

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Solange adds extra show to raise funds for hurricane victims in her native Houston

Solange adds extra show to raise funds for hurricane victims in her native Houston

Solange has lined up a new gig in Boston, Massachusetts and plans to give the proceeds from ticket sales to the Hurricane Harvey relief effort. Beyonce’s sister announced the added date on her Orion’s Rise performance series on Wednesday (30Aug17) and revealed the ...

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August 30th, 2017

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Next target Guam, North Korea says

Next target Guam, North Korea says

North Korea fired a missile over Japan Tuesday, first ever over the island Trump said “all options are on the table” in regards to the North Korean threat (CNN)North Korea’s launch of a missile over Japan was a prelude to more military operations directed ...

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August 29th, 2017

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Harvey Live Updates: Waters Still Rising as Death Toll From Storm Reaches 30

Harvey Live Updates: Waters Still Rising as Death Toll From Storm Reaches 30

Juan Jaramillo, from Houston, went for a morning jog to survey the damage along Buffalo Bayou on Tuesday. CreditAndrew Burton for The New York Times Emergency workers rescued many more soaked and frightened people in southeast Texas on Tuesday as floodwaters continued to ...

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August 29th, 2017

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Comedian And Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory Dies At 84

Comedian And Civil Rights Activist Dick Gregory Dies At 84

Dick Gregory, known for his sharp commentary on race relations during the 1960s civil rights movement, was considered a pioneer in using satire to address social issues. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Dick Gregory, the comedian and civil rights crusader, died Saturday. He ...

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August 19th, 2017

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Total Solar Eclipse. A Once In A Lifetime Event. August 21, 2017

Total Solar Eclipse. A Once In A Lifetime Event. August 21, 2017

August 21, 2017 From 10 am – 4 pm What Is a Total Solar Eclipse? Total solar eclipses occur when the New Moon comes between the Sun and Earth and casts the darkest part of its shadow, the umbra, on Earth. A full solar eclipse, known as totality, is almost as dark as ...

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August 16th, 2017

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Hip Hop Reacts To Charlottesville Violence

Hip Hop Reacts To Charlottesville Violence

Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA – This past weekend, a group of white nationalists, which included KKK members, Neo-nazis, and white supremacists, descended upon Charlottesville, Virginia. The reason? To take part in a “Unite The Right” march, spurred

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August 15th, 2017

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Colorado DJ’s suit against Taylor Swift dismissed in groping trial

Colorado DJ’s suit against Taylor Swift dismissed in groping trial

DENVER, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Pop star Taylor Swift on Friday won an important ruling in the trial stemming from her allegation that she was groped by a Colorado disc jockey, with the judge dismissing the DJ’s rival claim accusing the singer of wrongfully getting ...

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August 11th, 2017

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Cardi B Hits Top 20 On The Hot 100 Chart With “Bodak Yellow”

Cardi B Hits Top 20 On The Hot 100 Chart With “Bodak Yellow”

Along with French Montana’s “Unforgettable” and Playboi Carti’s “Magnolia,” Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)” is a serious contender for rap song of the summer. The former Love & Hip Hop star added another argument for her club smash to claim the title. For the ...

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August 8th, 2017

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Philly’s Walk of Fame to Welcome Jill Scott, Patti LaBelle

Philly’s Walk of Fame to Welcome Jill Scott, Patti LaBelle

Philadelphia’s Music Alliance will induct a line-up of influential musicians spanning a wide range of genres to its Walk of Fame, including local favorites Jill Scott and Patti LaBelle. The class of 2017 features a star-studded list of musicians and artists from guitar

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August 6th, 2017

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