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June 6, 2014

Father Buries 6-Year-Old Son Who Was Stabbed to Death in New York Elevator

Nicholas Avitto took his final walk to his son’s Brooklyn elementary school as he prepared to bury the 6-year-old, who was stabbed to death by a released felon.Prince Joshua Avitto was laid to rest on Friday, with family members gathered... Continue Reading →


Singer Bobby Brown Launches Food Line

Bobby Brown is now in the food business. The “King of R&B” today announced the launch of Bobby Brown Foods, a line of barbecue sauces, seasonings and mixes, all made from his personal recipes. Brown, who says he’s the primary... Continue Reading →

OWN to Air Maya Angelou’s Memorial Service

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will simulcast Dr. Maya Angelou’s private memorial service in celebration of her legacy being held at Wake Forest University in North Carolina this Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m. ET / 7 a.m. PT. Winfrey has... Continue Reading →

Is Israel Planning to Withdraw from the West Bank Unilaterally?

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu left Knesset members in shock this past Monday by suggesting that Israel would have to "separate" from the Palestinians, according to a report which appears in Friday editions of the nationalist-religious newspaper Makor Rishon. According to the... Continue Reading →

George Bush Presidential Library and Bryan-College Station Community Celebrate Juneteenth

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum joins the Bryan-College Station community in celebrating Juneteenth with the annual Freedom Walk and a historical storytelling program June 19 at the George Bush Presidential Library Center at Texas A&M University. The... Continue Reading →

Teen’s Death Exposes Entrenched Chicago Violence

When a 14-year-old Chicago girl was arrested on charges that she shot and killed another 14-year-old Chicago girl, much of the attention centered on how the shooting stemmed from an argument over a boy that was playing out on Facebook.... Continue Reading →

Twitter Buys Namo Media to Improve Ad Display Experience

Twitter has acquired a San Francisco firm called Namo Media in a bid to strengthen its ad-tech business, particularly in the area of native advertising. Namo Media is an advertising product that helps app developers run native in-stream ads in... Continue Reading →

Restaurateur and Designer B. Smith Reveals She Has Alzheimer’s

More than five million Americans have Alzheimer's disease. There is no cure, and many patients suffer in silence. Now, a public figure has revealed to CBS News that she is one of them: B. Smith, the restaurant owner, designer and... Continue Reading →

Boost in Jobs Numbers Gives Stocks a Reason to Rally

U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, with the S&P 500 and Dow industrials extending records further after the latest U.S. payrolls report provided confirmation that economic conditions were improving. The Dow Jones industrial average .DJI rose 32.46 points, or 0.19 percent, to 16,868.57, the S&P 500 .SPX... Continue Reading →

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