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New York Times’ Description Of Murdered Teenager Prompts Critical Response From Media Outlets & Research Personnel

The question on everyone’s lips has been “If he was White, would The New York Times (NYT) have depicted him in a different, positive light? Murdered Unarmed Teen, Michael Brown The New York Times’s description of murdered Missouri Teenager, Michael Brown by a White cop as “no angel” has prompted a swift, critical reaction from other…

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Briton Who Contracted Ebola In Sierra Leone Vows To Return “As Soon As I’m Better”

The British nurse struck down by Ebola while working in West Africa has vowed to return to the disease-hit region as soon as he is better. William Pooley contracted the deadly virus while working 18 hour days at a desperately understaffed hospital in Sierra Leone, where medics are battling to contain the outbreak. He is now…

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Scottish Teen Reportedly Dies From Participating In The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Cameron Lancaster, 18, died in a tragedy linked to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The death of an 18-year-old Scottish man in a flooded quarry is being linked to the “ice bucket challenge.” Cameron Lancaster, of Burntisland, Fife, died Sunday. Emergency services — Police Scotland, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, and the Scottish Ambulance…

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Activists Express Anger Over Jonathan’s Insistence On Holding Election Rallies Despite Previous Warning Against It

 Civil rights and political activists have expressed outrage over President Goodluck Jonathan’s failure to halt ongoing political rallies organised by Transformation Association of Nigeria, TAN, for his re-election, despite Mr. Jonathan’s directive against such events amid Ebola spread fears. TAN has held two rallies in Awka, Anambra State in the South East and Ibadan, Oyo…

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Super Falconets’ Asisat Oshoala Wins 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup’s Golden Ball

The Falconets forward has been voted the Most Valuable Player at the 2014 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada. Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala has won the Golden Ball Award as the best player of the 2014 FIFA U20 World Cup and Golden Boot having scored seven goals and provided two assists. France midfielder Griedge Mbock-Bathy was…

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66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards: Full List Of Winners

It was the night we’ve been waiting for! Yesterday August 25th 2014, all the stars gathered at the Nokia Theater in downtown Los Angeles, California to see who would get the biggest honour in TV —an Emmy Award. Check out the full winners list below. Best Comedy: Modern Family  Best Drama: Breaking Bad Best Variety Series: The Colbert…

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Beyoncé, Ariana Grande, Katy Perry, Lorde, Miley Cyrus-2014 MTV VMAs Full Winners List

The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards took place on Sunday August 24, 2014 at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Beyoncépicked up the 2014 Michael Jackson Vanguard VMA following a epic closing performance at this year’s ceremony. After a sexy rundown of tracks from her latest album, Jay Z with Blue Ivy in hand and the…

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