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Kaepernick Life to Become NETFLIX Series

Colin Kaepernick’s formative years are becoming a Netflix series. The athlete and activist is teaming with Ava DuVernay for Colin in Black & White, a scripted limited drama that has been picked up straight to series at the streaming giant. The six-episode series will examine Kaepernick’s adolescent life, focusing on his high school years and the acts and experiences that ...

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Nightmare scenarios: How Korean War 2 could ignite

Thursday, June 25, 2020, marks the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of one of the world’s cruelest and deadliest post-war conflicts, the Korean War. In South Korea, there were no parades and little flag waving, for June 25 is a tragic date that does not merit celebration. It marks the 1950 North Korean invasion that initiated a vortex of carnage ...

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Drive-through Botox

Floridians hoping to get rid of any unwanted wrinkles are in luck: Drive-through Botox is now an option in at least one city in the Sunshine State. In early May, Florida allowed elective medical procedures to resume — including cosmetic surgery and Botox injections. The easing of these coronavirus-prompted restrictions subsequently spurred at least one doctor in Miami to offer drive-through ...

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Miley Cyrus Reveals She’s Been Sober for 6 Months Now

Miley Cyrus got sober six months ago, she revealed in an interview with Variety. The singer, who has been open about smoking marijuana in the past, revealed she became sober after going through vocal cord surgery at the end of last year. “It’s been really important for me over the last year living a sober lifestyle because I really wanted ...

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Secret pact between Trump and Zuckerberg?

Last Nov. 20, NBC News broke the news that Mark Zuckerberg, Donald Trump and a Facebook board member, Peter Thiel, had dined together at the White House the previous month. “It is unclear why the meeting was not made public or what Trump, Zuckerberg and Thiel discussed,” the report said. That was it. Nothing else has emerged since. Not the ...

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Jimmy Kimmel Announces Summer Leave Amid Blackface Controversy

ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday announced he will be taking the summer off after facing criticism over wearing blackface in a recurring skit he performed while working on “The Man Show” on Comedy Central. Jimmy Kimmel announces he is taking the summer off to spend time with his family after blackface controversy https://t.co/iKcfWidFSo — Daily Mail Celebrity (@DailyMailCeleb) June 19, 2020 Kimmel, ...

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The Sexual-Health Supply Chain Is Broken

It took Dimos Sakellaridis about six years to build Kiss condoms into one of Nigeria’s top brands, with approximately 91 million sold in 2019. The prophylactics are available in shops, markets, and kiosks across the country, and a combination of irreverent advertising, a growing population of young people, and a greater understanding of reproductive health within Nigeria has meant his ...

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What Happens to Confederate Statues after they’re Removed?

The nationwide protests against racial injustice and police brutality have quite literally seen potent symbols of the United States’ checkered history toppled from their pedestals. Statues, monuments, and other images honoring Confederate soldiers, slave owners, and other controversial historical figures have been torn down from Virginia to California – either officially or by the protesters themselves – as the country’s ...

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