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Putin orders withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria

[ad_1] Putin was met at Russia's Hmeimim air base by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad alongside Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, according to Russian state news agency Tass."In two years, the Russian armed forces, together with the Syrian army, have defeated the most lethal group of international terrorists," Tass quoted Putin as saying. "In this regard, I have decided that a significant part of the Russian military contingent in the Syrian Arab Republic is returning home to Russia."Putin's visit to Syria comes just weeks after the two Presidents met for talks in the Russian city of Sochi. Putin has been one...

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NYC Pipe Bomb Attack Leaves Only Bomber Injured

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — A man inspired by Islamic State extremists strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the nation’s busiest subway system and set the device off at rush hour Monday in a scenario that New York has dreaded for years, authorities said. In the end, the only serious wounds were to the suspect, Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant and former cab driver, authorities said. But the attack sent terrified commuters fleeing through a smoky passageway, and three people suffered headaches and ringing ears from the first bomb blast in the subway in more than two...

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2018 Golden Globe Nominations Are Out: What Made The Cut?

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Guillermo del Toro’s Cold War-era fairytale “The Shape of Water” swam away with a leading seven Golden Globes nominations on Monday and the HBO drama “Big Little Lies” came away with six nods. But nobody made landing a Globe nomination look easier than Christopher Plummer. Just two weeks after shooting his scenes in Ridley Scott’s “All the Money in the World,” Plummer was nominated for best supporting actor — a nod that was once considered a possibility for the actor he replaced, Kevin Spacey. An unfinished version of the film was screened last week for the...

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Marsha Warfield’s Mom Asked Her Not To ‘Come Out’ Until She Was Dead

[ad_1] Comedian Marsha Warfield established herself as a stand-up comic when she was in her 20’s — working with such greats as Richard Pryor in his variety show. In her early thirties, she joined the cast of the hit sitcom “Night Court” for seven seasons. Before she was 40, she was hosting her own talk show. She would later take a long hiatus from the stage, and when asked in a 2016 interview about what led to her absence, Warfield said matter-of-factly, “Life.” Now she’s back in the spotlight and weighing in on Patti LaBelle’s recent reveal that Luther Vandross was gay and...

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Transgender People Can Enlist In Military January 1

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is allowing transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Donald Trump’s opposition. The new policy reflects growing legal pressure on the issue, and the difficult hurdles the federal government would have to cross to enforce Trump’s demand to ban transgender individuals from the military. Two federal courts already have ruled against the ban. Potential transgender recruits will have to overcome a lengthy and strict set of physical, medical and mental conditions that make it possible, though difficult, for them to join the armed services. Maj. David Eastburn, a Pentagon spokesman, says the...

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Black Woman Attacked By Police Dog In St. Paul, Minnesota

[ad_1] We’ve all heard of driving while Black. Now, taking out the trash while Black can make you a victim of police tactics. On the evening of September 23, Desiree Collins, 52, was taking out the trash outside of her St. Paul, Minnesota home when she was viciously attacked by a police dog. Body cam footage shows a terrified Collins on the ground with the K-9 biting into her arm. Her eyes are wide and she is screaming in pain while an officer says, “You’re fine, you’re fine.” The officers, with no sense of urgency, gently gets the K-9 to release...

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Tia Mowry Dances Around While Cleaning House

[ad_1] Tia Mowry, she’s just like us. The actress and mom-to-be-again was captured on video by hubby Cory Hardrict dancing around the house singing and cleaning. Armed in full black mama gear–barefoot, house dress and headscarf–the ‘Sister, Sister’ alum belted out her best rendition of Blackstreet’s ‘Don’t Leave Me.’ Mowry even stopped to rub her growing baby bump: Just a month ago, Mowry and her husband announced they were expecting again, after a long battle with fertility after the birth of their son, Cree. Looks like Tia is enjoying her growing home! Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram Sign Up For Our Newsletter! (Photo Credit: PR Photos) [ad_2] Source link...

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Bullied Tennessee Boy’s Mom Embraces Confederate Flag

[ad_1] Scores of A-list celebs have reached out to a young Knoxville, Tennessee boy who shared a heartbreaking video recounting his experience of being bullied at school – but past photos of the boy’s family posing with the Confederate flag has caused some to debate whether African Americans celebs should voice their support. Cardi B, Snoop Dogg, Rihanna, Heather Headley and a number of black athletes have joined the multitude of famous names supporting elementary school student Keaton Jones. On Friday, his mom, Kimberly Jones, posted his tearful video on Facebook, shortly after picking up Keaton from school because he was...

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Barack Obama Records Robocall Rejecting Roy Moore

[ad_1] Barack Obama has broken his silence on the Alabama Senate race. The former president recorded a phone message imploring voters to go to the polls Tuesday to reject the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore, currently riddled with allegations of past sexual misconduct against teen girls. “This one’s serious,” Obama says in the call. “You can’t sit it out.” “Doug Jones is a fighter for equality, for progress,” Obama says. “Doug will be our champion for justice. So get out and vote, Alabama.” Two Democratic officials familiar with the Alabama race tell CNN that Obama recorded the phone message in recent days, at the...

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List Of Nominees For 75th Golden Globe Awards

[ad_1] BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Nominees for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Thursday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association: MOTION PICTURES __Picture, Drama: “Call Me By Your Name,” ”Dunkirk,” ”The Post,” The Shape of Water” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” —Picture, Musical or Comedy: “The Disaster Artist,” ”Get Out,” ”The Greatest Showman,” ”Lady Bird” and “I, Tonya.” —Director: Guillermo Del Toro, “The Shape of Water,” Martin McDonagh, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Christopher Nolan, “Dunkirk,” Ridley Scott, “All the Money in the World,” Steven Spielberg, “The Post.” __ Actress, Drama: Jessica Chastain, “Molly’s Game,” Sally Hawkins, “The...

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