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Toni Morrison Dies at 88

Toni Morrison, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who illuminated the joys and agonies of black American life through breathtakingly vital works like Beloved, Song of Solomon and A Mercy, died on Monday night her publisher Knopf confirmed. She was 88 years old. Over her six-decade career, she wrote 11...

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Man who sent pipe bombs to Clinton, CNN faces sentencing

©Associated Press FILE – This Aug. 30, 2015, file photo released by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office shows Cesar Sayoc in Miami. Sayoc, who created a two-week crisis by mailing 16 packages of inoperative pipe bombs packed with fireworks powder and shards of glass to...

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Beyoncé Sparks Baby Rumour

Fans of Beyoncé are convinced the star is pregnant with her fourth child! The 37-year-old mother of three — at the moment — has been sharing some photos from her summer vacation with the family in the Hamptons, and included some shots in a stunning...

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Male basketballer banned after testing positive for pregnancy

©Getty Cooper playing in Greece.An American basketballer, Donell Cooper, has been banned for two years after his drug test came back positive for pregnancy.  After missing out on selection at the 2013 NBA draft, Donell Cooper had played professionally in Greece and France, where he recently...

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R. Kelly finally faces sex crimes charges

R. Kelly is now facing four sets of separate sex-crime charges, with the newest filed Monday by authorities in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced at a news conference in Minneapolis that Kelly is being charged with two counts of prostitution and solicitation...

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Doctors halt menopause for 20 years

Women can delay the menopause for up to 20 years in a medical breakthrough being offered by the fertility expert who pioneered IVF. The revolutionary procedure could transform the lives of thousands of women by tricking their biological clocks into thinking they are much younger than...

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Iranian women defy jail threat, take photos without hijab

©Provided by Independent Digital News & Media LimitedIranian women are sharing videos of themselves removing their headscarves in public, despite a recent ruling they could face 10 years in jail for doing so. Masih Alinejad, an Iranian journalist and prominent activist based in the US,...

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Pastor ‘Stole’ Money from Charity Foundation

A Bronx pastor took money meant to help HIV-positive drug addicts and used it to jet off to the Caribbean and lavish himself with gifts, prosecutors said. In his role as president and CEO of Addicts Rehabilitation Center Fund and the Addicts Rehabilitation Center Foundation,...

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Malawi reinstates ban on plastic bags

©ReutersMalawi’s highest court has imposed a ban on plastic bags, a huge milestone for the government and environmental charities who beat off challenges from some of the country’s big manufacturers. The government imposed the ban on thin plastic bags in 2015, but the move was...