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  • Elementary School Teachers Start ‘Fight Club’

    Anne Shelvin, 44, and Tracy Gallow, 50, two teachers at Washington Elementary School, in Opelousas, La., were arrested last week after starting what school officials are referring to as a “fight club.” St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said a student’s mother complained that Shelvin bullied her 11-year-old child,...
  • 12 Lives Claimed as Liberia Hit with Unexplained Illness

    The World Health Organization (WHO) is reporting that a mystery illness has gripped the African nation of Liberia. According to reports illness has claimed the lives of 12 people in Liberia since April 23, with an additional 21 people falling ill, including an unknown number of children, who remain hospitalized...
  • Sheriff David Clarke In Consideration For Homeland Security Post

    The controversial sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, may just be in line for a post in Homeland Security. According to Politico, Sheriff David Clarke is being considered for the position of assistant secretary at DHS’ Office of Partnership and Engagement. The position would not require Senate confirmation and would involve coordination and...
  • Tyrese Gibson confirms ‘Baby Boy’ Sequel

    Rumor has it, a Baby Boy sequel may be on the way. Over the weekend, Tyrese, who starred in the film, shared the news on Instagram. Posting a clip of the hit 2001 film, he wrote: Sequel to Baby Boy coming soon….. #BabyBoyComingOfAge shout to @johnsingleton   Sequel to...
  • T.I. Has A Message For You

    T.I. confirmed that he is, in fact, getting a divorce from Tameka “Tiny” Harris, but he doesn’t care one bit about anyone’s opinion on the matter. “If I didn’t need your blessings to get married…. if I didn’t ask YOU what I should do then…. What makes you think...
  • Obama Movie: White House ‘Workplace Comedy’ In The Works

    The Obama White House is heading to the big screen via a high-concept workplace comedy, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Universal Pictures has optioned From the Corner of the Oval, a book proposal by Beck Dorey-Stein, a former White House stenographer. The movie option comes after Random House Publishing...
  • Burger King employees caught selling weed to customers

    Two New Hampshire Burger King employees were caught selling weed to customers who requested their fries to be “extra crispy.” Garrett “Nasty Boy” Norris, 20, and Meagan Dearborn, 19, were allegedly selling weed to customers who made that particular order, and their scheme was discovered by an undercover police...
  • Omarosa Defends Donald Trump: Talks White House

    Friday, Omarosa Manigault appeared on The View to speak in defense of President Donald Trump — and in defense of her own position in Trump’s administration. Co-host Sunny Hostin asked Omarosa if she felt that she was being “used” for “optics” as a high-profile African-American woman in the Trump administration. But Omarosa disputed...
  • BET & Gabrielle Union Reach Settlement In ‘Being Mary Jane’ Lawsuit

    The future is looking brighter for Being Mary Jane. BET announced today that the two sides have reached a settlement in star Gabrielle Union’s multimillion-dollar breach of contract lawsuit against the network. Read more on Deadline...