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She Did It! Serena Williams & Alexis Ohanian Are Married

[ad_1] Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian have finally jumped the boom in a star-studded ceremony Thursday in New Orleans. The ceremony comes just 11 weeks after the couple welcomed their baby girl, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., on Sept. 1 — almost two years after they began dating in 2015.   The 36-year-old tennis star and 34-year-old co-founder of Reddit exchanged vows at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans in front of a slew of celebrity guests, including Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian, Kelly Rowland, Ciara, Lala Anthony, Boris Kodjoe, Eva Longoria and husband José Bastón and fellow tennis star Caroline Wozniacki with her new...

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Moore Targets Female Accusers As Critics Decry Intimidation

[ad_1] BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Ever defiant, Republican Roy Moore’s campaign lashed out at the women accusing him of sexual misconduct, declaring “let the battle begin.” Women’s advocates decried the talk as worn intimidation tactics in a desperate attempt to keep his imperiled Senate bid alive. Moore ignored mounting calls from Washington Republicans concerned that he may not only lose a seat they were sure to win but also may do significant damage to the party’s brand among women nationwide as they prepared for a difficult midterm election season. Moore’s team showed no such concerns Thursday. “You ask me if I believe the...

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Would You Visit DC’s New $500 Million Museum of the Bible? [POLL]

[ad_1] Source: Alex Wong / Getty A conservative Christian family-run company called Hobby Lobby has helped create a Museum of the Bible in Washington DC that is 430,000-square-feet and worth $500 Million. The massive building is is eight levels with 22-foot high digital ceilings and is larger than DC’s National Air Museum and the Space Museum. The museum is set to open November 18th, but not without plenty of controversy. The company Hobby Lobby has added a collection of more than 40,000 ancient biblical artifacts to the museum which have said to be illegally smuggled from the Middle East. They have already been fined and...

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Jennifer Hudson & David Otunga Call It Quits After 10 Year Engagement

[ad_1] Source: Bruce Glikas / Getty Vocal powerhouse Jennifer Hudson has officially split from finance David Otunga after ten years, People reports. In an official statement from Hudson’s camp, her rep explains,  “They have been in the process of ending their relationship for a number of months. Today, Jennifer requested and received a protective order against her ex-fiancé. Jennifer’s actions are solely taken in the best interest of their son,” the statement concludes. Otunga’s rep expressed disappointment in Hudson’s request to receive a protective order. “Mr. Otunga has never abused or harassed Ms. Hudson or their son, and it is unfortunate, especially in today’s climate, that she would...

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20 Injured In Fire At Pennsylvania Senior Living Community

[ad_1] WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A massive fire at a senior living community in Pennsylvania injured at least 20 people and forced dozens more, many of whom were unable to walk, into the cold night air. The blaze was reported around 11 p.m. Thursday at Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) west of Philadelphia. The fire quickly spread to multiple buildings and flames could be seen shooting from the roofs and windows of the structures. Residents were forced to evacuate outside into the cold, with temperatures overnight hovering in the low 40s. News helicopter video...

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GOP Closer To Big Win With House Tax Vote; Senate Unclear

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans have stretched closer to delivering the first big legislative victory for President Donald Trump and their party, whisking a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House. Thorny problems await in the Senate, though. The House passage of the bill Thursday on a mostly party-line 227-205 vote also brought nearer the biggest revamp of the U.S. tax system in three decades. But in the Senate, a similar measure received a politically awkward verdict from nonpartisan congressional analysts showing it would eventually produce higher taxes for low- and middle-income earners but deliver deep reductions...

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Morning Minute: Who Was Bumping Around Venus’ Place?

[ad_1] Your browser does not support iframes. 11/17/17- During the U.S. Open tennis player Venus Williams Florida home was burglarized with over $400,000 worth of possessions stolen! Wonder who it could have been? Maybe an absent Maria Sharapova… Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram [ione_media_gallery id="112617" overlay="true"] Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Close Thank you for subscribing! Please be sure to open and click your first newsletter so we can confirm your subscription. ...

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Illinois Man Arrested For Trying To Buy Food With Drugs

[ad_1] One Illinois man is sitting in prison thinking about why he tried to buy fast food with drugs! WIFR reports that a 34-year-old has been arrested after a restaurant employee says he tried to buy his food with drugs. Darryl Ross was arrested just outside of the restaurant in the parking lot by the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office. Police report that the employee went to hand Ross his food when he handed her four small bags with white rocks in them. At that, she took the food back and reported the issue to a Sheriff dining in the restaurant at the time. Ross...

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Franken Apologizes After Woman Says He Kissed, Groped Her

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken faced a storm of criticism and a likely ethics investigation after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her and groping her during a 2006 USO tour. He was the first member of Congress caught up in the recent wave of allegations of sexual abuse and inappropriate behavior. Franken apologized Thursday, but the criticism only grew through the day. Fellow Democrats swiftly condemned his actions, mindful of the current climate as well as the prospect of political blowback. Republicans, still forced to answer for the multiple allegations facing Alabama Senate candidate...

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Ferdie Pacheco, Muhammad Ali’s Fight Doctor, Dead At 89

[ad_1] Ferdie Pacheco stands in front of his painting of boxer Chuck Wepner at Manhattan’s Spectrum Fine Art Gallery in New York on May 10, 1984. MIAMI (AP) — Fernando “Ferdie” Pacheco, “The Fight Doctor” who served as Muhammad Ali’s ringside physician, has died. He was 89. Pacheco’s daughter, Tina Louise Pacheco, told The Associated Press that he died Thursday morning at his Miami home after prolonged illness. Pacheco was born in Tampa and opened a practice in Miami after earning a medical degree from the University of Miami. He met Cassius Clay, who would later become Muhammad Ali, in 1960 when the...

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