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A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental to ending capital punishment in Illinois was released Thursday after he recanted, and a prosecutor said there was powerful evidence that the other man was responsible.
Alstory Simon's confession gained…Continue
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Sister2Sister, a women’s magazine that focuses on black Hollywood, has filed for bankruptcy protection and put the print edition on hiatus so it can focus on its website, publisher Jamie Foster Brown told Journal-isms.
Brown, a onetime secretary to Black Entertainment Television co-founder Robert…Continue
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Drivers on northbound Interstate 270 hopped out of their cars to grab money after the door of a GardaWorld armored truck malfunctioned and a bag of cash fell out Friday morning, Maryland State Police say.
It happened after 8 a.m. near Urbana, Maryland, forcing northbound I- 270 near Md. 80 to close for…Continue
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Retired heavyweight champion Mike Tyson joined CNN's Don Lemon on Wednesday night to plug his new cartoon on Adult Swim, "Mike Tyson Mysteries," which he described as "'Scooby-Doo'…Continue
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Looks like Pharrell needs to add another line to his resume.
According to the New York Daily News, Skateboard P has been added to the board of directors at Harlem, New York's famed Apollo Theater. Jonelle Procope, the theater’s president, says, “Pharrell represents the DNA of the Apollo board.…Continue
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Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams will have to go to court to answer a lawsuit claiming they stole the core of the smash "Blurred Lines" from Motown great Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give It Up."
Thicke and Pharrell were asking for the Gaye estate's suit to be dismissed without a trial, but…Continue
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Willow Smith - 14 years old
The daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith is a singer and actress (Kit Kittridge: An American Girl, I Am Legend; TV's True Jackson, VP).
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A video by the anti-street harassment organization Hollaback! in creating a lively debate about whether minorities are more likely than whites to harass women. In the video, a white actress named Shoshana B. Roberts is show walking through New York city for 10 hours during which time the producer claimed she was verbally harassed more than 100 times from men of…Continue
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Katt Williams tells TMZ that he and Suge Knight were falsely arrested because they were not trying to steal a camera they were trying to protect a 5-year-old child from an unethical photographer.
Katt talked to TMZ hours after his release yesterday , October 29, he seemed to be saying he and…
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Election officials in 27 states, most of them Republicans, have launched a program that threatens a massive purge of voters from the rolls. Millions, especially black, Hispanic and Asian-American voters, are at risk. Already, tens of thousands have been removed in at least one battleground state, and the numbers are expected to climb,…Continue
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Despite years of bad blood, Juvenile is returning to Cash Money Records.
He tells MTV, "I'm here to stay, too. I'm not going anywhere. I plan on retiring here. You start where you finish. I'm getting my little chain and everything."
Birdman confirmed the…Continue
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Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed in an op-ed piece for Businessweek that he's gay.
Cook writes, "For years, I’ve been open with many people about my sexual orientation. Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I’m gay, and it doesn’t seem to make a difference in the way they treat me. Of course, I’ve…Continue
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Chris Brown now has two fewer problems to worry about. The singer has gotten rid of a couple of assault cases and all he had to do is open up his wallet a little bit.
Chris will reportedly pay $100-thousand to a guy that he punched in Washington, DC last year. He had previously reached a plea deal in…Continue
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Most of the people in viral videos fade away, and you never hear about them again. Then there are those who just keep on giving. Remember ANTOINE DODSON . . . the "Bed Intruder" guy?
He did a crazy interview in 2010 after someone broke into his place and got in bed with his sister. You know .…Continue
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Former rap impresario Marion "Suge" Knight and comedian Micah "Katt" Williams were arrested and charged Wednesday after allegedly stealing a camera from a photographer in Beverly Hills last month, officials said.
Knight, 49, and Williams, 43, were each charged with one count of robbery in…Continue
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Nia Long – 44 years old
Henry Winkler (The Fonz)- 69 years old
Otis Williams (The Temptation) – 73 years old…Continue
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It doesn't happen often, but every once in a while you see something flat-out BRILLIANT on a crowdfunding website. This is one of those times.
A guy in San Francisco has created a product called the Suitsy . . . and it could change…Continue
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A Halloween display featuring several effigies hanging from a tree in the yard of on-post housing has been taken down at Fort Campbell.
Post spokeswoman Rayna Holley says several people reported the display Tuesday and the resident was contacted and willingly removed the display.…Continue
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