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American Airlines Sorry For Accusing NBA G League Players Of Theft

[ad_1] DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines has apologized to two members of the Memphis Grizzlies’ NBA G League affiliate who were kicked off a plane in Dallas after a flight attendant wrongfully accused them of stealing blankets. Airline spokesman Joshua Freed said Tuesday that Memphis Hustle guard Marquis Teague and forward Trahson Burrell boarded the Sunday flight from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The flight was operated by Envoy Air. Two first-class passengers gave the players their blankets as they headed to their seats in coach. But a flight attendant accused them of theft and the players were...

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Days Of Shoveling Snow, Bitter Cold Ahead For Northern US

[ad_1] ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Freezing temperatures and below-zero wind chills socked much of the northern United States on Wednesday, and the snow-hardened city of Erie, Pennsylvania, dug out from a record snowfall. A storm brought 34 inches of snow on Christmas Day to Erie, an all-time daily snowfall record for the Great Lakes city, and 26.5 more inches on Tuesday. More than 62 inches have fallen on the city since Dec. 23, with an additional 2 to 4 inches predicted Wednesday as residents dug out in frigid temperatures. Meanwhile, forecasters warned of hypothermia and frostbite from a widespread bitter cold. Wind...

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Oklahoma Woman Receives New Car As Surprise Christmas Gift

[ad_1] An Oklahoma woman will not have to walk to work anymore after her friends surprised her with a new car for Christmas. Yolanda Crawford was the recipient of a 2014 Nissan Versa recently, KFOR reported. Crawford is known for touching so many lives as a greeter at a Walmart in Muskogee, Oklahoma. “She’s loud and you know when Miss Yolanda is there and she is such a joy,” Barbara Chadwell, a Muskogee resident, said to KJRH. “Everyone is just rooting for her and everyone loves her.” When local community members learned that Crawford struggled to get to work and had to walk every day,...

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Rihanna Honors Cousin After He’s Killed In Barbados

[ad_1] Source: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin / GettyRihanna is mourning a tragic loss in her family after her cousin was killed Tuesday evening. According to Nation News, Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne was walking near his home in Barbados when the 21-year-old was shot by an unidentified man. He later died from his injuries in the hospital.Rihanna remembered her cousin, who she had just spend Christmas with, on Instagram. She also called for an end to gun violence. Check out her posts below.Our condolences to Rihanna and her family after this tragic loss. [ad_2] Source link ...

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Obama To Prince Harry: Leaders Must Use Care On Social Media

[ad_1] LONDON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama told Prince Harry in an interview broadcast Wednesday that people in leadership roles must be careful in their use of social media and warned against spending too much time immersed in the internet at the expense of the world outside. Obama did not, however, directly mention his successor, President Donald Trump, who has made the use of Twitter a centerpiece of his presidency. “All of us in leadership have to find ways to recreate a common space on the internet,” he said. “One of the dangers of the internet is people can have entirely...

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Rihanna Mourns The Death Of Her First Cousin Killed In Gun Violence

[ad_1] Superstar Rihanna’s holiday celebrations were suddenly marred by tragedy. The Barbadian beauty shared on social media that she lost her cousin to gun violence just a day after Christmas. RiRi captioned a photo of her and her late cousin saying, “Can’t believe it was just last night that I held you in my arms! Never thought that would be the last time I felt the warmth in your body!!! Love you always man!” with the hashtag #EndGunViolence.   Barbados Today named the victim as 21-year-old Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne. According to reports, Alleyne was walking the tracks near his home when the suspect approached him, shooting...

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Man Accused Of Killing Family On Christmas Eve

[ad_1]   A Phoenix, Arizona man has been accused of killing his wife and two kids on Monday, December 24. Ny Daily News reports, Vegan chef and motivational speaker Anthony Milan Ross was arrested for shooting his family to death on Christmas Eve. Hours before he posted a video on Facebook of himself and his 11-year-old son Nigel singing Christmas songs. At the scene, Ross’ wife Iris Ross, was found dead outside of their apartment complex. When police officers approached the apartment, Ross began shooting at them until they were able to break into his apartment. Once inside, Ross’ ten-month-old daughter Anora and 11-year-old...

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Cameroon Frees US Professor Held For Criticizing Government

[ad_1] YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A New York literature professor held in the Central African nation of Cameroon since early this month for criticizing the government was released Wednesday, his lawyer said. Dual U.S. and Cameroonian citizen Patrice Nganang waited to be expelled to an unknown destination, lawyer Emmanuel Simh said, adding that the professor has been told not to return. Nganang, a professor at New York’s Stony Brook University, had faced a Jan. 19 hearing after being detained Dec. 7 while trying to leave his native country. The court in Yaounde early Wednesday announced he was released and that all charges...

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Cities Sue Defense Dept. Over Gun-Check System Failures

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Three large U.S. cities filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Defense, arguing that many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren’t reported to the national background check system. New York City, San Francisco and Philadelphia said in court papers that the military’s broken system for relaying such information helped spur the massacre of 26 people inside a Texas church last month. “This failure on behalf of the Department of Defense has led to the loss of innocent lives by putting guns in the hands of criminals and those who wish to cause...

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T.I. Helps Mothers With Last Minute Christmas Shopping

[ad_1] ATLANTA (AP) — Rapper T.I. spent Christmas Eve spreading holiday cheer among some single mothers, helping them with their last-minute shopping for gifts. In a video T.I. posted on social media, the Grammy-winning artist entered an Atlanta-area Target on Sunday and called for all single mothers present to follow him. He strolled through the store alongside several mothers, went to the cash register with them and then paid for their Christmas presents.   T.I. says he spent $20,000 within a 30-minute stretch. He had to leave after that because of a flight. This isn’t the first time T.I. has surprised shoppers by paying...

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