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Floyd Mayweather Dating Miss Nikki Baby

[ad_1] Source: Steve Granitz / GettyCan’t say we didn’t see this coming. Love & Hip Hop Hollywood star Miss Nikki Baby is dating Floyd Mayweather, or at least that’s how it seems on Instagram. Nikki and Mayweather had a little flirt session underneath one of her photos, leading fans to believe they’re an item.While it’s clear they’re something going on between the two, Mayweather’s rep told TMZ, the rumors are “not true.” Hmm.Sounds like typical Mayweather behavior. [ad_2] Source link ...

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‘Obamacare’ Sign-Up Tally Dips Slightly To 8.7M

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 8.7 million people signed up for coverage next year under the Obama-era health care law, the government reported Thursday, as the program that President Donald Trump has repeatedly pronounced “a disaster” exceeded expectations. The final tally for the 39 HealthCare.gov states showed about 80,000 fewer sign-ups than an initial count provided last week, before the Christmas holiday. A spokesman for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said the slight dip was due to late cancellations. Still, HealthCare.gov enrollment reached nearly 95 percent of last year’s level, outperforming projections in a show of consumer demand, despite...

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Black Confederate Soldier Myth Fueled By South Carolina Monument Bill

[ad_1] South Carolina lawmakers pre-filed legislation to establish a commission to design an African-American Confederate monument that would recognize the contributions of Black Confederate soldiers, the Spartanburg Herald Journal reported. But the real reason for the monument is to promote a myth. “We came to the realization there was a lot we didn’t know about the war and their sacrifices. These people were heroes and forgotten heroes,” said South Carolina’s Republican state Rep. Bill Chumley, who co-sponsored the bill. Part of the commission’s work would include educating public school students about the participation of Black men in the Confederate army, said Chumley,...

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Little Known Black History Fact: Leslie Outerbridge

[ad_1] Leslie Outerbridge, a co-founder of the Afro American Firefighter League, now called the African American and Paramedic League, celebrates a birthday today. The retired fireman helped bring about diversity to the Chicago Fire Department and has captured a lot of Black firefighter history in his own writings and research. Outerbridge was born in 1936 and raised primarily in the Cabrini Green housing projects. A high school dropout, Outerbridge entered the U.S. Air Force and then drove a taxi cab before he joined the Chicago Fire Department in 1961. Rising in rank swiftly, Outerbridge connected with other Black firemen Jim Wimbush...

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Kabul: ISIS suicide bombing kills dozens

[ad_1] Two children were among the dead and 84 people were injured in the blast, according to a Health Ministry spokesman. The attack rocked the center in the basement of a building in the west of the city at around 10:30 a.m. (12.30 a.m ET) Thursday morning. It also hit the Afghan News Agency, which has an office on the floor above, Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said. Two more blasts followed at the same building, but caused no injuries.The ISIS-affiliated Amaq News Agency said the terror group carried out the attack.A crowd of just under 100 people were...

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Grayscale’s Michael Sonnenshein: Here’s Why Bitcoin Is Gold 2.0 | CNBC

Michael Sonnenshein, Grayscale Investments director, discusses the investor frenzy in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC Grayscale's Michael Sonnenshein: Here's Why Bitcoin Is Gold 2.0 | CNBC source...

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Rose Marie, actress and showbiz legend, dies at 94

[ad_1] Born Rose Marie Mazetta on August 15, 1923, in New York, she began performing at age 3 by winning an amateur contest that took her to Atlantic City, New Jersey. She soon began performing on network radio.During a career that spanned nine decades, Rose Marie -- who went only by her first name professionally -- was also famous for appearing for years on the game show "The Hollywood Squares," which featured celebrities sitting in boxes on a life-size tic-tac-toe board. The website IMDb says she appeared in 629 of the show's episodes.Rose Marie rubbed shoulders with some of the...

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