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Cardi B Learned She Was Nominated For Grammys While Leaving ...

Cardi B will never forget where she was when learned she’d been nominated for five Grammy awards ― but she’d probably like to. The rapper found out about the nominations on Friday while walking out of a New York City courthouse outfitted in a fur-collared coat, a suede hat and large sunglasses, according to NBC News. Cardi B was in court to answer for her arraignment hearing on misdemeanor charges relating to an August incident where she allegedly ordered an assault on two bartenders employed at a New ...
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Calvin Johnson wants in Michigan marijuana industry, was denied due ...

Calvin Johnson, and his old Detroit Lions teammate Rob Sims, are trying to get in the Michigan marijuana business. Their application for prequalification for a marijuana dispensary, grow operation and marijuana processing facility was denied however, in part because of an old traffic ticket Johnson said he forgot about. It’s a bit of an unusual story Kathleen Gray of the Detroit Free Press wrote about Friday. Johnson has mostly laid low since his abrupt retirement following the 2015 season. Johnson was an unbelievable ...
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R.I.P.: Former MLB players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo killed ...

(Yahoo) Former Los Angeles Angels infielder Luis Valbuena and former Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jose Castillo died in a car crash Thursday in Venezuela, according to multiple reports. Venezuelan news outlets El Emergente and Meridiano reported on the accident. The Houston Chronicle’s Chandler Rome, who covers Valbuena’s former team the Astros, confirmed the reports in the U.S. Valbuena, 33, and Castillo, 37, were playing winter ball in Venezuela and were teammates on the Cardenales de Lara, according to The Athletic’s Fabian Ardaya. Jeff Fletcher from the Orange County Register also verified ...
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Congrats To Arkansas’ Capital City First Black Mayor Frank Scott

A banking executive and former highway commissioner won Tuesday’s runoff for Little Rock mayor, becoming the first African-American elected to lead Arkansas’ capital six decades after it was the center of a school desegregation crisis. Frank Scott, 35, defeated Baker Kurrus in the runoff election for the nonpartisan, open seat. He’ll succeed outgoing Mayor Mark Stodola, who announced earlier this year he wouldn’t seek re-election. Scott served as an adviser to former Gov. Mike Beebe and on the state Highway Commission, ...
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Police chased the ‘unresponsive’ driver of a Tesla S that ...

In the early morning hours, California Highway Patrol chased a grey Tesla S for an unfathomable seven miles down Highway 101 as the driver slept, police said. Redwood City Area CHP officers said they observed Alexander Joseph Samek, a local Los Altos politician, driving at around 3:30 a.m. PST on Nov. 30. Police followed Samek with lights and siren on, but he remained “unresponsive,” and “appeared to be asleep at the wheel,” according to the arrest report. Assuming that the car was ...
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Massive ground beef recall expands to more than 12 million ...

(USA Today) Get up and check your freezer for ground beef you may have stashed away. The massive ground beef recall initiated in October by the nation’s largest beef processor, JBS USA, has gotten even bigger. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says an additional 5.1 million-plus pounds has been recalled beyond the 6.9 million pounds recalled two months ago for risk of contamination with salmonella newport, a strain of the bacteria that is a common cause of food poisoning. The 12.1 million pounds of raw ...
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HUH? Order Your Whopper by Burger King On It’s ‘Whopper ...

Since forever, we have been brainwashed to know that we could only get a Big Mac from McDonald’s and we could only get a Whopper from Burger King. Well for nine days, forever will end because for 1 penny, you will be able to order a Whopper from McDonald’s. Talk about never say never. “Don’t miss out on your chance to order the first Whopper sandwich ever available only ‘at’ McDonald’s,” Burger King said. Next week, Tuesday through Dec. 12, Burger King is ...
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Arkansas’ Capital City Could Elect its First Black Mayor

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Six decades after nine black students were escorted past an angry white mob into Little Rock Central High School, the city at the center of the desegregation crisis may be on the verge of electing its first African-American mayor. But Frank Scott, the 35-year-old banking executive who may break that barrier, says it’s not his motivation for running to lead his hometown. “I’m not running to be the black mayor of Little Rock,” Scott said. Scott ...
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Viola Davis to Star as Shirley Chisholm in Amazon Project

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis is gearing up to play groundbreaking politician Shirley Chisholm in a film for Amazon Studios. The company said Thursday that Davis has signed on to star in and produce the project about Chisholm, who was the first black woman ever elected to the United States Congress and the first woman to seek the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. She represented New York’s 12th District in the House of Representatives from 1969 to 1983, and ...
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Oprah Offers Rousing Tribute to Mandela in S. Africa Visit

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oprah Winfrey on Thursday delivered a rousing tribute to Nelson Mandela, a century after he was born, and urged the youth of South Africa and beyond to overcome failure and trauma on the road to accomplishing their goals. “Your day will come. I applaud your resilience,” Winfrey told a cheering crowd in Soweto. “I say there’s no such thing as failure. Failure is just a mistake trying to move you in a better direction.” The philanthropist and ...
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Platinum Car Floor Mats by ‘AutoPreme’: Luxury Redesigned

AutoPreme’s Essential auto floor mats are designed for car owners who want to bring both elegance and protection to their vehicles and still enjoy quality and service, without compromising on budget. These car floor mats will preserve the interior of your car in all weather conditions. The holidays are quickly approaching and some of us are looking for unique gifts to give. For friends or family that we know drive luxury cars, this would be an awesome year round gift! ...
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Salim Akil Is Being Investigated by Warner Bros. TV Following ...

“Black Lightning” showrunner Salim Akil has been accused of domestic abuse (and some other things) and now Warner Bros TV have started an investigation. Damnit man, I hope this doesn’t mean we won’t be seeing another season of ‘Love Is….’ via Page Six: While not saying anything publicly and taking a stance of innocent until proven guilty when it comes to EP, the studio will be conducting an inquiry with cast and crew on the Atlanta filmed show, we’ve learned. WBTV reps had no ...