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Michelle Obama weighs in on Mississippi ‘religious freedom’ bill

Mississippi, like other states across the nation, came under fire this month when it passed a ‘religious freedom’ bill that many have deemed anti-LGBT because of its protections for companies that decide to deny service to the LGBT community. Already, Tracy Morgan hasspoken out against the new law. Now, first lady Michelle Obama decided to weigh in on the matter ...

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Melissa McCarthy reveals she will return for Gilmore girls reboot

Never mind what you heard, Sookie is back! Melissa McCarthy revealed on Thursday that she will be returning to Stars Hollow for Netflix's Gilmore Girls reboot. "It is really exciting. There has been something that I've been asked about so, so many times and it hasn't worked out," McCarthy, 45, said during an appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. "They're ...

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Global water shortage risk worse than scientists thought

The growing risk of worldwide water shortages is worse than scientists previously thought, according to a new study. More than 70 percent, which is 4 billion people, of the world's population lives without sufficient access to fresh water for at least one month of the year, according to a new paper published Friday in the journal Science Advances. Previous studies ...

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5 Black politicians who would be good vice presidents for Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton recently announced that she will run for president of the United States, no big surprise to many people. However, no politician actively campaigns to be vice president. The question now becomes if she succeeds in getting the Democratic nomination, who will she choose as running mate? Here are five Black politicians who would make good vice presidents. Deval Patrick Sen. ...

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Delta honors small and women-owned businesses at 16th annual Supplier Diversity Star Awards Luncheon

“We are driven by a collaborative engagement strategy,” shares Karmetria Burton, general manager of strategic programs for supply chain management at Delta Air Lines, during the 16th annual Supplier Diversity Star Awards Luncheon in Atlanta, which honored small, minority, and woman-owned supplier partners and Delta employees. “Behind every success story, there is always a team of people who make it ...

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Jailed: Carer who plundered £10,000 from vulnerable man’s bank account for year-long shoes and handbags spree

Laura Nichols, 26, plundered the bank account of vulnerable man in her care At Swansea Crown Court today, the former carer was jailed for eight months Nichols stole £9,831.99 while working as a team leader for a care company A glamorous carer has been jailed for stealing nearly £10,000 from a vulnerable man she was supposed to be looking after ...

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“THE HARDER THE BATTLE, THE SWEETER THE VICTORY”

Mustapha Hamid, the aid for Nana Akufo Addo has said it will be an "intelligent guess" to conclude that the 2012 National patriotic party (NPP) flag bearer will contest the 2016 Ghana presidential elections. Akufo-Addo visit to the Ashanti Regional capital of Kumasi, yesterday, is reported to have, in confidence, relayed his political aspirations to Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. ...

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Ghana is 57 years old and on is knees. This has been part of the great dilemma of thinking about the proud people called Ghanaians and how the top officials have mismanaged the affairs of the country. Really, is there an end to this fate that has befallen the country? I should hope to think so.  The Ghana we know ...

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DANGER! KATH turns away women in labour

The Labour Ward of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) was yesterday closed to new admissions.That was because staff of the ward failed to report for duty following a mob attack on some members of staff of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department of the hospital by some irate Zongo youth last Thursday. Consequently, all those who reported to the hospital ...

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Fairytale becomes reality in a plane

Almost every passenger on KLM flight 589 on Thursday September 19 from Amsterdam to Accra was a little scared when the pilot announced that there was a situation at hand. He sounded as if there was an impending accident or mishap ahead..."I have been a pilot for 27 years now and this is the first time I am witnessing something ...

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L’aine CEO Ellen Hagan Honoured at Odambea Festival

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of L'aine Services Limited and Vlisco Ambassador, Mrs Ellen Hagan, has been honoured by the chiefs and people of Nkusukum Tradition Area in the Central Region during this year's Odambea festival. The Vlisco Ambassador for 2012 was honoured for her contributions to the development of Nkusukum and also for the steps she has taken in ...

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Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor among Westgate mall victims

Kofi Awoonor, who was praised by his fellow Ghanaian poet Nii Ayikewei Parkes as 'witty, wise and incredibly magnanimous'. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images A renowned Ghanaian poet was among the scores of casualties of the Westgate shopping mall attack in Kenya. Prof Kofi Awoonor, a former diplomat, was killed in the attack in Nairobi. He was in the city attending the ...

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