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Here’s how you can help Cyclone Idai victims

Here’s how you can help Cyclone Idai victims

Hundreds of people are missing after a powerful cyclone hit Mozambique late last week. Government officials fear more than 1,000 people may have been killed. The wind, rain and swollen rivers have destroyed homes, schools and hospitals in Mozambique, neighboring Zimbabwe and Malawi. In some places, entire villages have been wiped out — with up…MORE

Teen pleads guilty to pushing friend off bridge

Teen pleads guilty to pushing friend off bridge

A Washington state teen has pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment after pushing her friend off a bridge into a river. Tay’lor Smith, 19, pleaded guilty in a Clark County court Monday, an assistant to Judge Darvin J. Zimmerman said. She had previously pleaded not guilty in September, CNN affiliate KPTV reported. Video of Smith pushing…MORE

USC suspends class registration for students who might be linked to admissions scam

USC suspends class registration for students who might be linked to admissions scam

University of Southern California students who might be linked to the college admissions cheating scandal won’t be able to register for classes as the school investigates. USC’s hold “prevents the students from registering for classes or acquiring transcripts while their cases are under review,” the university said Monday. It did not say how many students…MORE

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

Jerry Lee Lewis transferred to a rehab center after suffering a stroke

Jerry Lee Lewis has been transferred to a rehabilitation center after spending two weeks in the hospital following a stroke, his publicist, Zach Farnum said. “Jerry Lee Lewis is expected to fully recover with aggressive and intensive rehab,” Dr. Rohini Bhole, Lewis’ neurologist, said. “From what I have seen thus far, he is heading in…MORE

Specialty team brought in to fight fire at Texas petrochemical facility

Specialty team brought in to fight fire at Texas petrochemical facility

A specialty firefighting team from Louisiana has been brought in to battle a fire that has consumed additional tanks at a petrochemical facility in suburban Houston and sent towering black clouds into the air. The blaze began Sunday afternoon at the Intercontinental Terminals Company, a storage facility in Deer Park. Officials hoped it might be…MORE

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Kylie Jenner Named Youngest Self-Made Billionaire

Kylie Jenner Named Youngest Self-Made Billionaire

Forbes magazine announced that Kylie Jenner is now officially the youngest “self-made” billionaire ever at 21 years old, beating out Mark Zuckerberg, who was 23 when he hit one billion. The magazine made the call last year when they said Kylie was on the road to becoming the youngest “self-made” billionaire in history and it…

R. Kelly Charged With 10 Counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

R. Kelly Charged With 10 Counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

At 8:15 on Friday night, R. Kelly turned himself in and was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. After a long investigation, R. Kelly is being charged on these sexual assault allegations. This is coming after the Lifetime documentary aired, giving more light to the situation. Three out of the four girls…

Former President Obama Calls Out Rappers

Former President Obama Calls Out Rappers

Barack Obama was at a town hall meeting when the discussion of current hip-hop was brought up and he called out rappers for constantly rapping about women and money. While the former president may be down with hip-hop, he’s not too thrilled about some of the content. During a town hall meeting for My Brother’s…

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