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Puerto Rico braces for Friday protests amid calls for governor’s ouster

Puerto Rico braces for Friday protests amid calls for governor’s ouster

The streets of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, were relatively quiet Friday morning, when they’re typically bustling with locals and tourists. But everywhere there were signs of people preparing for the throngs of angry protesters expected to descend on the capital that evening to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and voice their discontent…MORE

New York cancels OZY Fest cultural festival as temperatures climb

New York cancels OZY Fest cultural festival as temperatures climb

Organizers were hoping OZY Fest would be hot — but not this hot. The New York City festival has been canceled due to heat, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday afternoon. Scheduled for this weekend in Central Park, the cultural festival, now in its fourth year, had a lineup that included John Legend, Trevor Noah,…MORE

It’s Krispy Kreme’s birthday. Here’s how to score a dozen doughnuts for $1

It’s Krispy Kreme’s birthday. Here’s how to score a dozen doughnuts for $1

Consider this your official notice: The Hot Light is ON. Friday marks Krispy Kreme’s 82nd birthday, but the octogenarian doughnut chain has no plans to retire. To celebrate, it’s inviting everyone to stop in and pick up one dozen original glazed doughnuts for $1—with the purchase of any dozen doughnuts. Basically, you get 24 for…MORE

Red Sox fans take homeless fan out to the ballgame with their extra ticket

Red Sox fans take homeless fan out to the ballgame with their extra ticket

Three friends with an extra ticket were heading to Tuesday’s Boston Red Sox game, looking for someone to give it to. Sean Wetzonis, Pedro Lugo and Francisco Rios and another friend, all from Malden, Massachusetts, had their whole evening planned out. They’d make the trek into Boston to watch their Red Sox play the Toronto…MORE

12,000 are without power in Madison, Wisconsin, during the heat wave

12,000 are without power in Madison, Wisconsin, during the heat wave

About 12,000 customers are without electricity in Madison, Wisconsin, during a dangerous heat wave, after fires at two downtown substations, according to local officials. An explosion and a fire occurred early Friday morning at a substation jointly owned by Madison Gas and Electric and the American Transmission Company, MG&E CEO Jeff Keebler told reporters at…MORE

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KIT HARINGTON CHECKS INTO REHAB

GAME OF THRONES STAR, KIT HARINGTON, WHO PLAYED JON SNOW FOR EIGHT YEARS, CHECKED INTO LUXURY REHAB FOR STRESS AND ALCOHOL USE AHEAD OF THE SHOW’S ENDING. HARINGTON HAS BEEN AT THE LUXURY CONNECTICUT HEALTH RETREAT PRIVE-SWISS FOR NEARLY A MONTH. HE CHECKED IN JUST A FEW WEEKS BEFORE THE SHOW’S FINAL EPISODE. THE FORMER…

Chvrches under fire for negative comments about Chris Brown

Scottish pop band, Chvrches, is currently receiving a number of threats ranging from gun violence to sexual assault after making negative comments about Marshmello’s collaboration with Chris Brown. The band made a statement about the collaboration saying they had problems with the DJ partnering up with artists who the band say are “predators and abusers”…

Will Smith Wants To Be In Old Town Road Music Video

Unless you’ve been living under a sound proof rock, you’re probably familiar with the new song from Lil Nas X “Old Town Road.” The new country/hip-hop single has been catching a lot of attention, most notably from country star Billy Ray Cyrus, lending his vocals to the remix for the song. But it’s not just…

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