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2:32 PM / Sunday November 19, 2017

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Rev. Jesse Jackson announces he has Parkinson’s disease

November 17, 2017

Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. revealed in a statement Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. The 76-year-old civil rights leader said he had found it difficult to perform routine tasks and after a battery of tests was diagnosed by his physicians with Parkinson’s, a disease that ailed his father. “My family and I…

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Zimbabwe calm as Mugabe is urged to step down peacefully

November 16, 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabweans faced another day of uncertainty amid quiet talks to resolve the country’s turmoil and the likely end of President Robert Mugabe’s decades-long rule. Seizing on the political limbo to speak out, a range of voices on Thursday urged Mugabe to step aside and for the country to transition into free and…

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Rising rock star Lil Peep found dead on tour bus, overdose

November 16, 2017

📷 Lil Peep Facebook page Rapper Lil Peep, a budding star whose emotional, downtrodden lyrics gained a cult following online, died of a suspected drug overdose Wednesday night. He was 21. Police in Tucson, Arizona, say Lil Peep, whose real name was Gustav Ahr, was found dead on his tour bus ahead of a scheduled…

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Colin Kaepernick named GQ magazine’s citizen of the year

November 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been named GQ’s magazine’s “Citizen of the Year” for his activism. Kaepernick began kneeling instead of stand during the national anthem last season to protest racial inequality and police brutality. The demonstration sparked an ongoing wave of NFL protests by players during the anthem that…

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Lawyers for Meek Mill trying to get him released from prison

November 16, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawyers for Meek Mill are asking for him to be released from prison and for his probation to be terminated. Judge Genece Brinkley sentenced the rapper last week to two to four years in prison for violating probation in a nearly decade-old gun and drug case. In an appeal filed Wednesday, his…

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Amazon gives Prime members taste of discounts at Whole Foods

November 16, 2017

Ahead of Thanksgiving, Amazon is giving Prime members their first taste of special discounts at its recently acquired Whole Foods stores. Amazon says it will email Prime members a coupon starting Wednesday to buy organic or antibiotic-free turkeys for about 50 cents a pound cheaper than other customers. Amazon says the turkey discount is a…

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