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Actor Rob Lowe serves home-cooked meal to Thomas firefighters

[ad_1] Lowe, the "Parks and Recreation" and "West Wing" actor, posted on Instagram on Monday a photo of firefighters happily preparing to chow down on the food at his house."Dinner for new friends at our house," he wrote on Instagram.Over the past couple weeks, Lowe has posted fiery images of the blazes during his commutes to work as the fire neared Santa Barbara. In recent days, he has joined in helping the firefighters and praised their efforts in battling the Thomas Fire."Helping earlier today. You do what you can, but when it's time.. you GO," Lowe wrote."Thank you to all...

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Janet Jackson Spotted Going Out With Jermaine Dupri In Atlanta

[ad_1] Could it be? Can we really start talking about it? Janet Jackson was spotted out and about with Jermaine Dupri in Atlanta. Page Six reports, the singer was in Atlanta celebrating the end of her “State Of The World Tour.” The private party was held at STK Atlanta where sources say Dupri was spotted. “They arrived together right after the show. He was dressed in a long hooded cloak. It seemed like he was trying to fly under the radar,” the source explained to Page Six. Inside the party, the two were sticking very close to each other, spending time in the VIP section. Jackson is...

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Trump unveils national security plan, touts economy

[ad_1] In a speech that closely resembled a campaign address, Trump offered a laundry list of accomplishments and a reiteration of his view that Americans have been left behind as a result of decisions made by past administrations, including on immigration, the Iran nuclear deal, and trade pacts.And while Trump repeated some core aspects of the foreign policy strategy document that his aides have spent the past eleven months preparing, he reserved much of his address for touting domestic economic growth and lambasting his predecessors for damaging American security."For many years, our citizens watched as Washington politicians presided over one...

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The War on Christmas is Trumpism

[ad_1] It's no mystery that President Donald Trump likes to rattle off a laundry list of achievements since taking office. And as the seasons changed and the weather turned colder, that list turned festive. "Guess what?" Trump told those gathered at the Values Voters Summit in October. "We're saying 'Merry Christmas' again." When it was time to light the National Christmas Tree earlier this month, the president noted in his remarks that it was President Ulysess S. Grant who made it a federal holiday. ...

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Temporary ESPN chief starts work in wake of John Skipper resignation

[ad_1] ESPN president John Skipper was hiding a substance abuse problem for many years. On Monday, he stopped hiding.  Skipper's resignation, which took effect immediately, stunned the sports and media worlds. ESPN hosts and staffers wished him well and privately wondered who will take over the TV sports empire. Disney CEO Bob Iger has given himself 90 days to figure that out. Tuesday is the beginning of the post-Skipper era at ESPN. No one saw this coming Last week Skipper hosted...

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Massive Southern California Wildfire Halfway Contained

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters took advantage of calm winds in Southern California to reach 50 percent containment of a massive wildfire, officials said. “We’ve had a very productive day,” said Deputy Chief Mark Brown of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protections. “The weather conditions were just right for us.” Monday was the first of a two-day window of calm winds in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties where the so-called Thomas Fire has burned for two weeks. The fire northwest of Los Angeles has now spread to about 423 square miles (1,095 square kilometers), making it the third biggest since...

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Hollywood faces uncertain future after tumultuous year

[ad_1] Change has become a fact of life in Hollywood, as technology keeps rewriting the script. Yet even by those standards 2017 has been a dizzying year, with a few silver linings visible amid dark clouds that range from the enormous shadow of sexual harassment to more mundane concerns, like the besieged cable bundle and dwindling box office.The Harvey Weinstein scandal, and waves of sexual-misconduct allegations it triggered, dominated the year, and those ripples -- and fresh allegations -- have kept coming. Although the #MeToo tide has swept beyond the entertainment industry into other high-profile spheres -- including media, fashion...

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Fat Man’s Corner: Gifts For The Big People In Your Life

[ad_1] Your browser does not support iframes. 12/19/17- Having trouble deciding what to get for the larger people in your life? No worries, Lavell’s got you! Get them a chair lift with a foot massager so they’re feet don’t swell and you won’t have to watch them struggle up the stairs anymore. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram 26 Gifts To Wow The Man In Your Life 26 photos Launch gallery 1. Sweatshirt 1 of 26 2. Weekend Bag 2 of 26 3. Ring 3 of 26 4. Headphones 4 of 26 5. Cufflinks 5 of 26 6. T-Shirt 6 of 26 7. Cologne Gift Set 7 of 26 8. Watch 8 of 26 9. Suit 9 of 26 10. Flask Gift Set 10 of...

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Charlottesville Police Chief Retires After Rally Criticism

[ad_1] The first African-American police chief of Charlottesville, Virginia, abruptly retired Monday, about two weeks after a scathing independent review criticized his “slow-footed response” to violence at a white nationalist rally this summer. In a brief statement, the city did not give a reason for Chief Al Thomas‘ departure, which was effective immediately. “Nothing in my career has brought me more pride than serving as the police chief for the city of Charlottesville,” Thomas, 50, said in the statement. “I will be forever grateful for having had the opportunity to protect and serve a community I love so dearly.” Earlier this month, a...

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Tech Christmas List 2017 | Black America Web

[ad_1] The clock is ticking as we count down the remaining holiday shopping days of the year. As with every year, we parents procrastinate and then run around like maniacs in an attempt to get the perfect gifts for people in our lives who rattled our nerves the least. Luckily, I’ve gathered a few awesome yet affordable products to fill out your holiday haul. None of the gifts here are gender specific so feel free to impulse buy. The tech items are also grandparent-friendly for the most part. No need to go on a web searching spree to learn how to...

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