African celebrities are sharing throwback pictures in the #10yearchallenge

Nigeria (CNN)Ever thought of what your favorite celebrity looked like a decade ago? You need not wonder thanks to the #10YearChallenge hashtag, which has taken social media by storm. Trevor Noah’s style South African comedian,Trevor Noah’s style hasn’t changed much. But his fans noticed a definite change in his pocket.…

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5 things to know for January 14: Trump, TSA, Obamacare, LA teacher’s strike, DC snow

(CNN) 1. President Trump Is the President of the United States a Russian asset? That question, which sounds like the plot for some second-rate geopolitical thriller, was on everybody’s lips this past weekend after a pair of bombshell stories from The New York Times and The Washington Post. The Times reported…

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Anthony Scaramucci will be on ‘Celebrity Big Brother,’ following Omarosa’s lead

(CNN)Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci will be on this season of “Celebrity Big Brother” on CBS, the second straight year that the reality show has featured a prominent member of Donald Trump’s White House. At one point last season, Omarosa gave a shoutout to Scaramucci while on the…

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All The Hot Movies For Winter

At the risk of putting too much pressure on Peele, who has the tall order of living up to his boundary-pushing phenomenon “Get Out,” winter’s event movie is “Us,” the director’s horror follow-up about a beach vacation gone very wrong. Seeing an auteur flesh out his voice in a crowd-pleasing…

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What covering people like Steve King puts front and center

(CNN)Republican support for Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) has collapsed following an interview with The New York Times, in which, under fire for his history of racist comments, King mused, “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” Denounced by Republican leadership Thursday, King has also…

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Ocasio-Cortez Quotes ‘Watchmen’ Author Alan Moore, Slays Nerd Hearts

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) tapped into the nerd fanbase motherlode Friday when she quoted Watchmen author AOC unsheathed the quote from a character created by the British anarchist author in response to a Politico piece about older-guard Democrats’ Ocasio-Cortez parried back: “To quote Alan Moore: ‘None of you understand. I’m not locked…

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This new Indian electronic music genre is fusing religion and politics

New Delhi (CNN)“Anyone who doesn’t believe in our values and wants to go to Pakistan is welcome to go,” cries a voice in Hindi, over a thumping electronic beat. “We won’t stop them, we will even pay for their ticket!” Despite the strong political overtones of many Bhakti Vibration tracks,…

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Megyn Kelly leaves NBC with all of her $69 million contract intact

(CNN)Two years after she signed with the network amid much fanfare, Megyn Kelly and NBC have officially parted ways. Kelly is halfway through a three-year contract worth a total of $69 million — an eye-popping sum even by the inflated standards of television news. Bowing to the terms of the…

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R. Kelly scandal: A timeline

(CNN)The recent Lifetime docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly” sparked renewed interest in allegations of sexual misconduct by the singer. November 1993 Kelly releases his solo album “12 Play.” Songs like “Bump n’ Grind” and “Your Body’s Callin’” firmly cement his image as an artist specializing in sexual lyrics. August 1994 The…

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