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The amber alert took more than 12 hours to go out after a 16-year-old was allegedly abducted in Bronx, New York, while walking with her mother. They were there visiting friends and family when tragedy struck in the form of a beige sedan occupied with four 20-something-year-old Black men. Two of them snatched the girl,…

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“Empire” fans were feeling some kind of way when embattled actor Jussie Smollett returned to the show after his arrest in February. “Empire” fans watched as the specter of considerable legal trouble hangs over Smollett’s head for allegedly hiring two Nigerian brothers to stage a hate crime against him. Last week, Smollett, 36, was indicted on…

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Terrence Howard’s reported emotional explosion was like a loud thunderclap that pierced through the relative silence on the “Empire” set regarding the highly controversial Jussie Smollett beatdown scandal. Confusion and volatile emotions erupted immediately after Smollett’s highly publicized arrest Thursday at Chicago police headquarters. According to TMZ, Howard was so infuriated that he refused to…

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The Payless shoe store chain has pulled off a massive prank that sent shockwaves through the LA fashion elite crowd. The discount shoe chain opened a pop-up store with the name Palessi and tricked the invited upscale shoppers to a one-of-a-kind party and shopping spree. Attendees paid hundreds to purchase shoes that normally cost $19.99.…

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Former NBA star Charlie Villanueva of the Dallas Mavericks came home to a crappy situation recently. Apparently, someone had burglarized his home and stole his toilet and small household appliances. Villanueva responded to the situation by calling 911 and reporting the case of the missing toilet to the Dallas Police Department and waited patiently for…

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Apparently, president-elect Donald Trump may have fake news to thank for his election. The 2016 election cycle was packed full of fake news stories that were shared at recorded rates. According to a study done by media outlet Buzz Feed, “fake election news stories generated more total engagement on Facebook than top election stories from…

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The first thing many people do in the morning is to check their Facebook feeds for breaking overnight news. One particular story titled “FOX BREAKING NEWS: BRAD PITT found dead (SUICIDE)” is turning out to be another devious hacker attack. The first few lines of the story appear convincing and read: “Brad Pitt, 52, a…

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An openly gay pastor who sued Whole Foods last month is now dropping his lawsuit against the giant grocery chain. Jordan Brown claimed that when he went to pick up a cake at a local Whole Foods, a homophobic message was written on the cake. The words on the cake were supposed to read “Love Wins” but…

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The number of fake news sites that have hit the Internet is rising. These sites have posted believable story titles that have fooled many readers, including established media outlets. Every time a reader clicks on a link to these sites, ad revenue is generated. Here is a list of fake news websites to avoid when seeking…

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  This past weekend, many people who follow Facebook news threads were fooled regarding a very believable story about President Barack Obama. The news feed had origins from websites with names such as National Report.net,, Abcnews.com.co, USAtoday.com.co and even MSNBC.com.co. The problem is all of these websites are fake news sites designed with story titles…

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