One dead and 15 injured in house explosion in California

Per: CNN One person is dead and 15 more are injured, after a house in Murrieta, California, exploded Monday afternoon. Crews from Southern California Gas were at the home fixing a natural gas line that was reported damaged by a contractor working on the house. The explosion occurred about an hour after the crew arrived, and […]

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Scientology accused of abuse, human trafficking in lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — A former Scientologist has filed the first of what her attorneys say will be multiple lawsuits against the Church of Scientology International and its leader, alleging retaliation, child abuse, human trafficking and forced labor against her and other members who have left the church. The suit, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County […]

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Helicopter crashes into roof of Midtown NYC building

A helicopter crashed into the roof of a Midtown building Monday.   The aircraft crash landed on the roof of the building on 51st St. between Sixth and Seventh Aves. about 1:50 p.m. A fire broke out immediately after the crash on the roof, which was not equipped with a helicopter landing pad, law enforcement […]

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Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon Clothing Store Closes Its Brick & Mortar Doors

Billboard News Today Nipsey Hussle’s flagship Marathon Clothing store is closing its doors, at least for now. Earlier this week (May 7), the South Central Los Angeles business announced that it will no longer act as a brick and mortar store for the foreseeable future. However, the online shop will continue to remain up and running. “Thank […]

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Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Milo Yiannopoulos, InfoWars and others from its platforms as ‘dangerous’

CNN.com New York (CNN Business)Facebook announced Thursday afternoon that it had designated some high-profile people, including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who’s notorious for using anti-Semitic language, and right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, as “dangerous” and said it will be purging them from its platforms. Jones and his media outlet InfoWars had previously been banned from Facebook(FB) in […]

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JOHN SINGLETON HOSPITALIZED AFTER SUFFERING STROKE

Tmz.com 12:37 PM — John’s family tells TMZ the famed director suffered a stroke Wednesday while at the hospital. He’s currently in the ICU and under great medical care. The family adds, “We ask that privacy be given to him and our family at this time and appreciate all of the prayers that have been pouring […]

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Swine fever has wreaked havoc with China’s pork production, and the world is feeling it

CNN.com New York (CNN Business)African swine fever is plaguing China’s pork production. The disease is killing multitudes of animals, hitting the global pork supply chain, and driving up prices. China is one of the biggest producers of pork in the world, with around half of the meat’s global output. China’s pork production has fallen 10% this […]

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Los Angeles Intersection to Be Renamed in Honor of Nipsey Hussle

Billboard News 4/9/19 Following the tragic death of Nipsey Hussle, his hometown of Los Angeles is honoring the rapper. Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson announced on Tuesday (April 9) that the intersection of Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard, right in the center of where Nipsey grew up, will become “Ermias ‘Nipsey Hussle’ Asghedom Square.” The rapper was gunned down on March 31 in front of his Marathon […]

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