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South African Police Fire Rubber Bullets and Stun Grenades at Anti-Obama Protesters

1,136 ViewsAnti-Obama protesters waiting on the arrival of President Obama at the University of Johannesburg were fired upon with rubber bullets and stun grenades on Saturday. After the crowd scattered, police began patrolling the streets with shotguns. The protesters are upset over President Obama receiving an honorary degree at the university. “They don’t believe Obama […]

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Jermaine Dupri Hit with $800,000 Tax Bill

1,143 Views Taxes can be tough to manage for entertainers. The seriousness of the issue has increased since several prominent artists are facing prison time for not paying their bills. Fat Joe and Lauryn Hill just happen to be the latest to be hit and others are surely on the horizon. Jermaine Dupri from So-So […]

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Mandela’s condition improves as Obama arrives in SA

1,491 ViewsPresident Barack Obama arrived in South Africa as concerns continue for the health of anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. President Obama and the First Lady arrive in Johannesburg. US President Barack Obama has insisted he will not press for a meeting with Nelson Mandela as he arrives in South Africa on an official visit. The […]

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African countries reduce new HIV infections among children by 50 percent

1,473 Viewsby Paul Tinder HIV A new report in the effort to eliminate new worldwide HIV infections among children found major progress in seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa, UNICEF said on Tuesday. The report on the Global Plan towards elimination of new HIV infections among children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive found that […]

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Oprah Winfrey named the most powerful celebrity in the world

1,620 ViewsTelevision talk show queen Oprah Winfrey was named the most powerful celebrity in the world on Wednesday as Forbes.com released its annual list of the top movers and shakers in the entertainment industry. Winfrey, 59, who was ranked in the top spot despite her signature daytime television show Oprah ending its 25-year run in […]

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Nelson Mandela Life Support Shut Down

1,710 ViewsA reliable source has revealed that Nelson Mandela’s life support machine was shut down and he has died in the hospital aged 94. According to the source, the iconic Mandela died last night while he was still in the hospital for the recurring lung infection that left him in critical condition for several days. […]

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President Obama arrives in Dakar, begins Africa trip

1,591 ViewsThe First Family has landed safely in Senegal, kicking off a highly-anticipated tour of Africa that will see President Barack Obama visiting three countries with First Lady Michelle and their daughters Sasha and Malia in town. However, the failing health of beloved former South African President Nelson Mandela is casting a shadow on the […]

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Roger Federer loses in second round of Wimbledon

942 ViewsBy Sian Cowper Defending champion Roger Federer has lost to Sergiy Stakhovsky in the second round at Wimbledon. The world number three claimed the first set in a tiebreak, but the Ukrainian leveled the match through another breaker in the second. The duo remained well-matched in the third, but Stakhovsky managed to claim the […]

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sex

8,812 ViewsBy Jill Harness. Genetics Can Affect When a Person Will Lose His or Her Virginity Obviously, each person makes the individual decision of when to have sex for the first time, but recent studies show that your genetics can play a role in how early you make the decision. In fact, a study of […]

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Botswana to auction diamonds at home

1,221 ViewsBotswana, the world’s largest diamond producer, is set to auction its own diamonds for the first time instead of selling them in Europe. The auction is by the government-owned Okavango Diamond Company. Later in the year, diamond giant De Beers, which owns the country’s main mining firm with the government, will also move its […]

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