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The U.S. government began to shut down for the first time in 17 years early Tuesday, after a Congress bitterly divided over President Obama’s signature health-care initiative failed to reach agreement to fund federal agencies.
Hours before a midnight deadline, the Republican House passed its third proposal in two weeks to fund the government…Continue
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 30, 2013 at 7:30pm — 11 Comments
The black granddaughter of a notorious concentration camp killer has revealed she was shocked to learn of her family history... and how her Nazi grandfather would have shot her for being 'subhuman'.
Jennifer Teege, a German-Nigerian author, had grown up completely unaware her grandfather was Amon Goeth, commandant of the Plaszow concentration camp during the Second World War, who was played…Continue
Added by runjamaica on September 30, 2013 at 6:00pm — 14 Comments
We hear it all the time, guys cheating on their girlfriends. Men are scum, they only think with their member. There are countless girl power anthems about kicking your scrub boyfriend to the curb, but recently scientists beg to differ that it's just a male issue. They studied the mating habits of monkeys and came up with proof that…Continue
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 30, 2013 at 5:16pm — 35 Comments
Two women were reportedly arrested, jailed and publicly shamed after kissing at an evangelical event in Brazil earlier this month.
Brazilian congressman and pastor Marco Feliciano halted his presentation after Joana Palhares and Yunka Mihura began kissing, asking municipal guards and military police officials to arrest the pair, according to translated reports on PRI and Opposing Views.…Continue
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 30, 2013 at 4:14pm — 22 Comments
NEW YORK (AP) — New York is indeed an expensive place, but experts say that alone doesn't explain a recent report that found the city's annual cost per inmate was $167,731 last year — nearly as much as it costs to pay for four years of tuition at an Ivy League university.…Continue
Added by Ruff de Gehto Travler on September 30, 2013 at 2:33pm — 6 Comments
Like most Americans, you've probably heard of…Continue
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The president of Gambia has ranked homosexuality alongside obsession with power and greed as "more deadly than all natural disasters put together."
Using his address to the United Nations General Assembly to attack gays and lesbians, President Yahya Jammeh called homosexuality one of the three "biggest threats to human existence," the Associated Press…Continue
Added by Loveli on September 30, 2013 at 2:30pm — 149 Comments
Over 80 Chibok schoolgirls freed from Nigeria’s Boko Haram Nigerian families displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency line up for food being distributed by International Medical Corps in northeast Nigeria's Borno state on January 29, 2018 in Maiduguri, Nigeria. (Photo by International Medical Corps/Margaret Traub via Getty Images)
On Wednesday, the Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others after a…Continue
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 30, 2013 at 2:00pm — 71 Comments
The wife of Woodrow Karey, 53, (pictured left) filed a rape complaint against Pastor Ronald Harris, Sr., 53, (pictured right) on September 25, two days before her husband walked into Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana and shot and killed him while he was preaching in front of the congregation, said Calcasieu Parish…Continue
Added by runjamaica on September 30, 2013 at 11:30am — 75 Comments
The Framboise Patisserie in Middle Village, Queens, is learning that in this day and age, you can’t discriminate against someone because of the color of their skin. If they haven’t learned the lesson yet, they will figure it out eventually.
“I can’t hire you because you’re black,” Jamilah DaCosta says that she was told when she applied for a job with the…Continue
Added by Loveli on September 30, 2013 at 11:00am — 41 Comments
The man became belligerent after being denied a cigar when he was 41 cents short
He then leaned over the counter and punched the clerk in the face
Stunned customers froze in horror as the angry man left the store
An enraged customer punched a female store clerk in…Continue
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 30, 2013 at 4:44am — 42 Comments
Court Overturns 20-Year Sentence
TAMPA, FL – A Florida woman who claimed to be a victim of abuse yet was sentenced to 20 years behind bars for allegedly firing a warning shot during a dispute with her husband was granted a new trial Thursday.
The appellate court ruling erased a decision by a jury that took just 12 minutes to convict Marissa Alexander, a mother of three, of aggravated assault.
The conviction of Alexander, who is black, sparked outrage and cries of a…Continue
Added by El-Bull on September 29, 2013 at 11:29pm — 1 Comment
Just when it looked like a punch might be thrown during the WNBA playoff game between the Phoenix Mercury and the Minnesota Lnyx, Diana Taurasi surprised everyone: She kissed Seimone Augustus on the cheek.
Taurasi's Mercury were being routed by Augustus and the Lynx in the opening game of the WNBA Western Conference Finals when the two All-Stars, who have been playing against each other for years and were…Continue
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Team Haitian All-StarZ Columbus Day Weekend Extravaganza @ Tonel (House of Culture) Lounge & Restaurant Sunday Oct.13
♪♪1 Live Band / 2 Rooms / 4 DJs to feed all your music needs.
This event is history in the making. Earthman Experience Band first live performance at Tonel (House Of Culture).…
Added by Haitian All-StarZ on September 29, 2013 at 4:44am — No Comments
The Harlem native called into popular Hot 97 radio show, vocalizing why she didn’t let Ri Ri’s subliminal diss go unnoticed.
On how she found out about the Instagram video that Rihanna’s hair stylist made:
I randomly was on my Instagram page and I had heard that she had made a video…So I went to twitter,…
Added by runjamaica on September 29, 2013 at 3:41am — 3 Comments
Heaven was just 2-years-old when the video was shot
Her mother is an Atlanta based choreographer who has taught her all her favorite routines
The toddler also takes a a turn at choreography in another viral video
An adorable three-year-old who was filmed copying her dancer mom's…Continue
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At least 19 people have been stung to death by hornets -- which may include the world's largest hornet species Vespa mandarinia -- in China's central Shaanxi province in the last three months, according to the city government of Ankang, the apparent epicenter of a recent spate of fatalities and injuries.
A total of 583 people in the area have been stung by hornets since July 1, say…
Added by Caribbean Fever on September 28, 2013 at 7:40pm — 7 Comments
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