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Drake gives away almost a million dollars in the new ‘God’s Plan’ music video

Drake gives away almost a million dollars in the new ‘God’s Plan’ music video

By Martha Tesema The total came to $996,631.90. That’s how much Drake’s budget was to…

Jay-Z lends star power to Florida rally for Trayvon Martin

Jay-Z lends star power to Florida rally for Trayvon Martin

By The Associated Press The rally honors gun violence victims including Martin, who Jay-Z described…

Kimora Lee Simmons addresses sexual-misconduct allegations against ex Russell Simmons

Kimora Lee Simmons addresses sexual-misconduct allegations against ex Russell Simmons

By USA TODAY “These allegations against him are nothing like the person I have known,”…

Russell Simmons accused of rape in $5 million lawsuit

Russell Simmons accused of rape in $5 million lawsuit

By Richie Duchon and Gemma DiCasimirro Jennifer Jarosik, in a civil complaint filed Wednesday, alleges…

Slow-Ticketing Savvy: Jay Z’s ‘4:44’ Tour Becomes Highest-Grossing Solo Tour

Slow-Ticketing Savvy: Jay Z’s ‘4:44’ Tour Becomes Highest-Grossing Solo Tour

By Janell Hazelwood Shawn “Jay Z” Carter’s 4:44 album has gotten a lot of buzz…

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U.S. agencies reported to be probing Apple over slowing iPhones

By Reuters The U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating whether Apple Inc violated securities laws concerning its disclosures that it slowed older iPhones with flagging batteries, according to a published report. …read more…

U.S. agencies reported to be probing Apple over slowing iPhones

Jeffrey Tambor Officially Exits ‘Transparent’ Following Claims Of Misconduct

By Colin Dwyer The actor earned plaudits for his turn as a trans woman in the Amazon series. But his future with the show had been in doubt since multiple sexual harassment claims surfaced against him last fall. (Image credit: Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) …read more…

Jeffrey Tambor Officially Exits ‘Transparent’ Following Claims Of Misconduct

U.S. woman becomes 1st person to have eye worms previously seen only in cattle

By Reuters An Oregon woman has become the first person worldwide known to have had an eye infestation by a tiny worm species previously seen only in cattle that is spread by flies that feed on eyeball lubrication, U.S. government researchers said on Monday. …read more…

U.S. woman becomes 1st person to have eye worms previously seen only in cattle

Trump supports strengthening gun background checks, WH says

By Alex Seitz-Wald and Hallie Jackson President Donald Trump supports strengthening background checks for gun purchases following last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Fla. …read more…

Trump supports strengthening gun background checks, WH says

Sexual Rebels and ‘Nasty Women’ Scared the Medieval Establishment Too

By Kristen Collins and Bryan C. Keene A new exhibit shows the Middle Ages were much more diverse than previously thought — and in some ways, not that different from now. …read more…

Sexual Rebels and ‘Nasty Women’ Scared the Medieval Establishment Too

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Volcano in Indonesia unleashes massive explosion

Volcano in Indonesia unleashes massive explosion

By Andrew Freedman Mount Sinabung in Indonesia has been erupting for about the past five years now, displacing tens of thousands as it sends debris flows toward populated areas. On Feb. 19, the volcano unleashed a far more explosive eruption…

Jagmeet Singh to address NDP convention

Jagmeet Singh to address NDP convention

By CBC News The NDP federal leader will address the national convention Saturday afternoon in…

Powerful magnitude-7.2 quake shakes south, central Mexico

Powerful magnitude-7.2 quake shakes south, central Mexico

A powerful earthquake has shaken south and central Mexico, causing people to flee buildings and…

SCIENCE & TECH

Hackers could use AI to automate attacks, crash cars and drones

Hackers could use AI to automate attacks, crash cars and drones

By Reuters Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are raising risks that malicious users will soon…

Put your vital signs on show with this ultrathin, stick-on skin display

Put your vital signs on show with this ultrathin, stick-on skin display

By Johnny Lieu There’s a glut of devices out there designed to tell all sorts…

This sandwich has your name on it (literally)

This sandwich has your name on it (literally)

By Alex Humphreys … More about Instagram, Food, Mashable Video, Nyc, and Foodies …read more…

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