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A Woman Battling Cancer Says, “I Do” Just Hours Before Passing Away

[ad_1] Source: Katrina Juul / EyeEm / Getty An inspirational photo has taken the internet by storm, depicting  a cancer patient marrying the love of her life in the hospital just hours before passing away. The wedding happened at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut just a few days before Christmas. David Mosher, the husband of Heather Mosher who passed away following their wedding, spoke on the viral photo saying, “It reminds me of someone who is crossing the finish line of a marathon or something.” The beautiful bride passed away 18 hours after marrying the love of her life. “Nobody thought she...

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Angela Simmons’ Baby Dady Faced Drug Charges

[ad_1] The other day we told you about the split between Angela Simmons and her baby daddy, Sutton Tennyson, now comes word on what may have been the reason or at least what contributed to it. Perhaps the cryptic message she posted over the weekend was a clue:   Meanwhile, Bossip is reporting that during their relationship, Tennyson was dealing with a felony drug trafficking charge. “Police arrested Tennyson near the Los Angeles Airport in March 2015 and charged him with felony transportation and sale of marijuana, court records show. He fought the case until fairly recently when he made a deal with prosecutors...

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Adrienne Nelson Appointed Oregon First Black Supreme Court Judge

[ad_1] Oregon’s governor appointed Judge Adrienne Nelson to the state Supreme Court on Tuesday, making her the first African American to serve on the state’s highest court, The Oregonian reported. Nelson fought for racial equality and respect in her journey to the top. “In addition to her work in the courtroom, she has made extraordinary strides to make the trial bench more receptive to the needs and experiences of diverse and underserved communities in our state,” Governor Kate Brown said, adding that Nelson is a “respected civil rights champion.” Nelson, 51, is accustomed to being the only African American in the room....

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Hoda Kotb Gets Congratulatory Text From Matt Lauer

[ad_1] After being announced as the new permanent co-anchor of “Today” on Tuesday, Hoda Kotb received a congratulatory text from Matt Lauer, the man she replaced. “He was sweet this morning. Certain texts popped up, and there was one from Matt: ‘Congratulations!’” Kotb told E! News earlier today. “And he said some nice words…It meant the world to me to hear from him. It was really nice.” Lauer has been radio silent since being fired by NBC News last November amid allegations of sexual misconduct. It’s unknown as to whether or not Lauer will make any sort of a public statement regarding Kotb’s...

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US Sees Surge In Women Interested In Running For Office

[ad_1] ATLANTA (AP) — Inside a classroom at a community college in Dallas, about two dozen women took turns sharing their names, hometowns and what they hoped would be their future titles. Congresswoman. State representative. County judge. It was part of a training held by EMILY’s List, an organization dedicated to electing women at all levels of government who support abortion rights. One of the presentation’s PowerPoint slides flashed a mock advertisement on the projector screen: “Help Wanted: Progressive Women Candidates.” A record number of women appear to be answering that call, fueled largely by frustration on the Democratic side over the election...

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Veteran Invited To ‘The Voice’ By Michelle Obama Sues The Show

[ad_1] An invitation from Michelle Obama wasn’t enough to keep a veteran from being booted off the lot at NBCUniversal, according to a new lawsuit obtained by Page Six. Greg Duncan, a US Coast Guard commander, filed suit against the conglomerate on Dec. 29, 2017, after he alleges he was booted from a taping of “The Voice” on May 2, 2016. He claims he was banned from the NBCUniversal lot permanently and it’s costing him work as an aspiring actor. He is now suing for an unspecified amount of damages. Via Page Six: In the docs, Duncan claims the former first lady’s office invited...

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Netflix Greenlights ‘Bright’ Sequel, Smith To Return As Star

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Despite scathing reviews from critics, Netflix has greenlit a sequel to “Bright,” with star Will Smith and director David Ayer expected to return. The streaming service announced the plans Wednesday, just two weeks after the fantasy police drama debuted. “Bright” is Netflix’s most ambitious and big-budget film yet, with estimates that it cost approximately $90 million to produce. With a sequel, Netflix will hope to make its first film franchise even though “Bright” has garnered just a 28 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. But “Bright” has still been widely watched. Nielsen reported that 11 million watched “Bright”...

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Xscape Shuts Down Tamar Braxton’s Plans To Be Messy

[ad_1] Petty stunt queen Tamar Braxton had the not so bright idea to bring out Ts Madison and Khia from “The Queens Court” during the Xscape concert in Atlanta. Tamar’s objective was to have the duo shade her nemesis Toya Wright. Over the past few weeks, Ts and Khia have exchanged insults with Toya, who is close friends with Xscape member Tameka ‘Tiny’ Harris. According to Ts Madison, she and Khia were guests of Tamar and they had planned to hit the stage with the singer and “perform.” However, she says Xscape tried to get them kicked out by alleging they had weapons. Tamar’s...

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Winter Storm Scatters Sleet, Ice & Misery Around The South

[ad_1] SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A brutal winter storm scattered a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain from normally balmy north Florida up the Southeast seaboard Wednesday, adding to the misery of a bitter cold snap as bridges iced over and cars spun out on slickened overpasses. Only a few motorists ventured out in freezing rain that coated bridges and ramps with ice, forcing police to close roads and highways in the historic Georgia coastal city of Savannah. Some cars spun out into guardrails and ice from rain and freezing rain coated the windshields of cars. Police urged drivers...

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Kentucky Lawmakers To Attend Anti-Harassment Training

[ad_1] FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers must attend training to prevent sexual harassment one day after the House speaker temporarily ceded power while investigators probe a secret sexual harassment settlement signed by four Republicans. Jeff Hoover had announced he would resign as speaker two months ago, shortly after acknowledging he secretly settled a sexual harassment claim outside of court with a woman who worked for the House Republican Caucus. But Tuesday, when the legislature convened, Hoover did not resign. Instead, he authorized House Speaker Pro Tempore David Osborne to preside over the chamber “until further notice.” That opens the door for...

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