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Sports teams dump Kate Smith’s ‘God Bless America’ because of her racist songs

For years, baseball’s New York Yankees and hockey’s Philadelphia Flyers have played singer Kate Smith’s famous rendition of “God Bless America” during games. But those long-time traditions have been halted over allegations that other songs performed by Smith — one of America’s biggest singing stars during the early 20th century — are racist. Smith is…MORE

Comedian Lil Dicky gets serious about Earth Day with all-star music video

Lil Dicky got some of his famous friends to have fun to draw attention to climate change. In honor of Earth Day, the rapper/comedian has released a music video for his song “Earth.” At more than seven minutes long, the animated video features a roster of A-list celebs. Some of the stars include Justin Bieber,…MORE

A militia group detained migrants at the border. The ACLU calls it kidnapping

A militia group near the US-Mexico border detained hundreds of people this week, New Mexico’s attorney general told CNN. “My office has been informed that this week, an armed group has detained nearly 300 people near Sunland Park, New Mexico,” Attorney General Hector Balderas said in a written statement. “These individuals should not attempt to…MORE

Don McGahn may have single-handedly saved Donald Trump’s presidency

On Friday morning, Donald Trump took to Twitter to attack the Mueller report — and, not-so-subtly — his former White House counsel Don McGahn. “Statements are made about me by certain people in the Crazy Mueller Report, in itself written by 18 Angry Democrat Trump Haters, which are fabricated & totally untrue,” Trump tweeted. “Watch…MORE

Top judiciary Dem issues subpoena for full Mueller report

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler subpoenaed Attorney General William Barr on Friday for a full, unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and the underlying evidence by May 1, teeing up a showdown with the Justice Department that’s likely to end up in court. “My Committee needs and is entitled to the full version…MORE

Oprah Winfrey will not spend money on avocados

Oprah Winfrey’s avocado toast is not like yours. On “The Daily Show” recently, host Trevor Noah asked about how normal life is for one of the world’s richest women. Winfrey revealed that she never runs out of toilet paper or power on her phone. And she also shared that she grows and uses her own…MORE

Kanye’s Sunday Service is coming to Coachella, but what is it?

Praise Yesus. Rapper/producer/entrepreneur and all around provocateur Kanye West is bringing his Sunday Service to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Easter. “Sunday Service on Easter Sunday at 9am at the mountain in Camping,” the festival tweeted Thursday from its official account. “Shuttles, parking lots & doors open 6am.” West had announced his…MORE

Boxing ‘shooting itself in the foot’, says Dana White

Dana White is a man of many passions. From a love of grocery shopping and Tom Brady, to his hope of a thawing in relations between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov, the president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was an open book as he spoke to CNN’s Patrick Snell. But White was at his…MORE

Valentino Dixon: How art and golf freed innocent man from life sentence

Caged for a murder he didn’t commit, Valentino Dixon sought solace in art. He loved to draw as a child, and took up sketching again to escape the harsh realities of prison after being handed 39 years to life for the fatal shooting of a man in downtown Buffalo in 1991. Art became Dixon’s salvation,…MORE

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