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David Dinkins, Former NYC Mayor, Hospitalized With Pneumonia

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Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins has been hospitalized with pneumonia.

His law partner and adviser, Peter Johnson, says Dinkins is being treated at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

Dinkins was the first black mayor of the nation's largest city. He served one term, from 1990 to 1993.

Johnson says Dinkins was admitted Wednesday night after experiencing…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 31, 2013 at 11:46pm — 10 Comments

VH1's New Documentary 'The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop' Will Examine How The Art Form Has Become A Dominant Force In American Culture

  

Hip Hop is perhaps the most dominant musical genre. Once considered to be a fad that wouldn't stand the test of time, the art form's influence has spread throughout America and countries abroad.

 

Artists like 50 Cent, Diddy, Dr. Dre and Jay Z have used rap's platform to rise from poverty to become multi-millionaire businessmen whose influences are widespread.…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 31, 2013 at 10:02pm — 10 Comments

Miley Cyrus Pays Homage To Lil Kim By Dressing Like Her For Halloween [Pics]

 

 

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Miley Cyrus kicked off her Halloween fun by dressing like Lil Kim on Wednesday (October 30). The singer copied Kim's memorable 1999 MTV Video Music Awardsoutfit all the way…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 31, 2013 at 9:58pm — 8 Comments

Bob Marley Inspired Satirical “No Woman No Drive” Goes Viral [VIDEO]

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Bob Marley died over three decades ago but his music is inspiring generations.

Comedian Hisham Fageeh says he was inspired by the reggae legend’s classic “No Woman No Cry,” to perform a satirical tune he titled “No Woman No Drive.”

Fageeh’s goal was to take a jab at the controversial law in Saudi Arabia banning all female drivers.

Hisham…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 30, 2013 at 11:30am — 34 Comments

Trinidad high court rules against former Miss Universe Wendy Fitzwilliam and others

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Justice Devindra Rampersad in a ruling in the San Fernando High Court,
agreed with the contention by the State that it only found the alleged breaches
by boards after the change in government.

A court has cleared the way for the…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 29, 2013 at 4:45pm — 4 Comments

Rap Music Mogul James ‘Jimmy Henchman’ Rosemond, Tupac Ambush Suspect, Gets Life In Prison

jamesrosemondusms James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond (pictured), a rap music mogul who for nearly twenty years denied any involvement in the near-fatal 1994 ambush of hip-hop superstar Tupac Shakur at a New York recording studio, has now been sentenced to life in prison for his 2012 conviction on cocaine trafficking charges, reports The Smoking Gun.

The 48-year-old recidivist felom was sentence on Friday at the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, N.Y., by…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 29, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

{VIDEO} Brazilian surfer Carlos Burle may have set new World Record after riding 100-foot storm wave off the coast of Portugal

Big waves A Brazilian surfer could have ridden one of the biggest waves in history today as waves of up to 100ft created by St Jude's storm battered the European coast.

While many risked their lives going out into the waters this morning, witnesses believe it was surger Carlos Burle who rode the tallest wave - possibly beating the world record set by Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara in 2011. McNamara's wave was estimated to be 78ft tall, but the waves…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 29, 2013 at 4:30am — 7 Comments

Marijuana Likely To Be Decriminalized in DC + Should small-time marijuana use be decriminalized?

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Looks like leaders for the District of Columbia think it’s high time to stop jailing small-time users of marijuana. According to The Washington Post:

Ten of 13 members of the D.C. Council and Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) have endorsed a plan to make small-time marijuana possession a civil rather than a criminal offense. That means recreational cannabis users wouldn’t face arrest, charges or jail time — any of…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 29, 2013 at 4:00am — 10 Comments

Asafa Powell Engaged To Canadian Model Alyshia Miller

The featured photo attached hit the Internet on Tuesday sending and Social Medialites into an immediate frenzy! It was Miller who uploaded a photo of the two at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa in Montego Bay so it’s clear she wants us in the know!

Miller is a published Canadian model. She has a Canadian mother and Ghanaian father.  She was featured in the October issue of Essence…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 28, 2013 at 7:00pm — 34 Comments

Range Rover unveils most expensive model ever costing $200,000 and coming complete with first class airline style seats and champagne chiller

The most expensive and luxurious Range Rover ever created by the British 4X4 firm is revealed today

  • First ever long wheel-base Range Rover aims to compete with limousines

  • Seats, dash, tables and 'ski hatch' all finished in leather
  • Mood lighting in 10 different colours allows drivers to set the tone
  • Airline style chairs have TVs and massagers fitted into…
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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 28, 2013 at 4:35pm — 20 Comments

Beware novelty contact lenses: How the popular Halloween accessories can cause BLINDNESS

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While the colorful contacts are a popular addition to animal-themed Halloween costumes, the sale of them without a prescription is illegal. As such, federal agencies including the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement are working to seize the products from store shelves, according to a statement from the ICE website.

The FDA has warned that novelty eye contacts such as those worn for Halloween can cause damage to the eyes or…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 28, 2013 at 4:13pm — No Comments

The main opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Sunday put its supporters on standby

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The main opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Sunday put its supporters on standby for a general election less than a seven months after it lost the poll to the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) by a slender two-seat margin.

Addressing the party’s 75th Annual…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 28, 2013 at 1:13pm — 6 Comments

Barbadian businessman in NY, George "GANDHI" Whitehead was found SHOT DEAD in his Queens home

A prominent Caribbean businessman and civic leader in New York City was found dead in his home in Queens.

New York police officers say George “Gandhi” Whitehead may have died from a single gunshot wound.

“It is not known what caused his unexpected and tragic death but police detectives are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding it,” said a relative. “It is possible that he…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 27, 2013 at 6:45pm — 5 Comments

Quincy Jones Sues Michael Jackson’s Estate

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Quincy Jones sued Michael Jackson’s estate on Friday claiming he is owed millions in royalties and production fees on some of the superstar’s greatest hits.

Jones’ lawsuit seeks at least $10 million from the singer’s estate and Sony Music Entertainment, claiming the entities improperly re-edited songs to deprive him of royalties and production fees. The music has been used in the film “This Is It” and a pair…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 27, 2013 at 4:45pm — 6 Comments

Remorseless Brooklyn stabber who hacked to death his cousin's wife and her four children with a MEAT CLEAVER because he was jealous of their money

Pictured: Ming Dong Chen, 25, confessed to butchering his cousin's wife and her four young children with a meat cleaver in Brooklyn late Saturday

Pictured: Ming Dong Chen, 25, confessed to butchering  his cousin's wife and her four young children with

a meat cleaver in Brooklyn  late Saturday

 

  • The victims aged 1, 5, 7, 9 around just  before 11pm Saturday night
  • Three were dead before paramedics  arrived, two were pronounced dead…
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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 27, 2013 at 9:00am — 22 Comments

My story, by the REAL Captain Phillips: It's the movie stunning audiences with it's thrilling account of a high-seas hijack but can the Tom Hanks hit be true to life?

The real Captain Phillips

 

  • Container ship Maersk Alabama boarded by pirates in the Persian Gulf
  • American sea captain Richard Phillips was held hostage for five days
  • His ordeal ended in a dramatic rescue by U.S Navy SEALS…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 26, 2013 at 5:37pm — No Comments

20-Y-O Mexican drug cartel assassin, suspected of killing 79 people in ONE YEAR

Assassin: Juan Pablo Vazquez, 20, has admitted to killing 45 people, and he has been linked to 34 other murders in the Mexican city of Monterrey

Assassin: Juan Pablo Vazquez, 20, has admitted to killing 45 people, and he has been linked to 34 other murders in the Mexican city of Monterrey

 

A 20-year-old man in northern Mexico has admitted to killing 45 people, and has been possibly linked to 34 other murders.

Juan Pablo Vazquez was caught earlier this month in Monterrey where he was allegedly selling…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 26, 2013 at 3:03pm — 10 Comments

Michelle Obama's Princeton classmate is top executive at firm that that built disastrous Obamacare website after being awarded no-bid 93Million contract

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  • Michelle Obama’s Princeton classmate is an executive at the company that built Obamacare website

  • Toni Townes-Whitley is senior vice president at CGI Federal which earned contract to build the site
  • The women are both members of the Association of Black Princeton Alumni…
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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 26, 2013 at 2:39pm — 14 Comments

Beyonce Bungee Jumps 629 Feet Off Of The Auckland Sky Tower [Video] Would you do this JUMP?

 Earlier this week Beyonce decided to have some fun by bungee…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 26, 2013 at 1:56pm — 22 Comments

Rihanna STRIPS Down And Channels MEDUSA On The Cover Of British GQ [PICS] After Striking Bikini Poses While In Greece

Raunchy reptiles: Rihanna appears topless on the cover of British GQ wearing nothing a python around her neck and a snake turban

Rihanna swaps River Island for reptiles on her latest magazine cover as she poses topless with snakes wrapped around her body.

The singer stares back at readers of British GQ on their 25th anniversary issue with slit-like pupils and a possessed gaze.

The provocative photographs, directed by Damien Hirst, sees her open mouthed with a visible tongue as a…

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Added by Caribbean Fever on October 26, 2013 at 1:14pm — 19 Comments

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