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These are the hardest-to-spell words in the English language

Bondieuserie. Bewusstseinslage. Ayacahuite. Most of us wouldn’t even know how to pronounce those words, let alone spell them. The Scripps National Spelling Bee is a week away and it is sure to be filled with a plethora of problematic words. An international team of linguists from the language-learning app Babbel partnered with Merriam-Webster to analyze…MORE

2 killed in second Taquan Air floatplane crash in a week

For the second time in a week, a Taquan Air floatplane has been involved in a crash in Alaska. Two people are dead after the aircraft went down Monday afternoon in Metlatkatla Harbor. The victims were a pilot and passenger on a Taquan Air Beaver floatplane, according to a statement from the Ketchikan Gateway Borough.…MORE

From Maine to Hawaii, abortion rights advocates will protest to ‘stop the bans’

Abortion rights protesters trying to stop a wave of anti-abortion laws plan to flood statehouses, town squares and courthouses Tuesday. More than 50 organizations — including the American Civil Liberties Union and NARAL Pro-Choice America — are participating in #StopTheBans protests nationwide. Rallies will take place at noon local time in almost all 50 states.…MORE

Video shows New Jersey man being choked and punched in the face by police

A New Jersey town’s police department is under fire after video was released that appears to show officers choking a 19-year-old and punching him the face multiple times during a violent arrest. The officers involved have been placed on paid administrative leave while the incident is under investigation, Dover Mayor James P. Dodd told reporters…MORE

Florida judge blocks Robert Kraft-related spa surveillance video from trial

In yet another blow to prosecutors, the judge presiding over the case against operators of the Florida day spa at the center of a prostitution sting that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft ruled that surveillance video could also not be used in that trial. The ruling comes just days after a separate judge…MORE

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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…

Offset Shares Insta Video of His Son Spittin’ Fire

Offset recently posted a video on Instagram of his son attempting to mimic his father and drop some bars: View this post on Instagram KODY BEEN READY SINCE 2 YEARS OLD NO CAP IN HIS GAME A post shared by OFFSET (@offsetyrn) on Apr 1, 2019 at 2:22pm PDT Maybe we’ll get a lyric video…

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