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NBA's investigation of possible tampering in the Sixers-Lakers Ben Simmons-Magic Johnson saga is merely due diligence

As far as the league's investigation is concerned, it's a bit of a waste of time. While more could've went on behind the scenes, from the surface it would appear that all of these guys know each other well and went through the proper channels in seeing if this mentorship was a...

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) " Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar has relished the attention attached to becoming one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, eagerly engaging with supporters and critics on social media.But Omar's quick thumbs also have caused problems for herself and Democratic...

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Iowa Democrats propose 'virtual' caucus in 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) " The Iowa Democratic Party is proposing the biggest changes to the state's famed caucuses in nearly 50 years.State party chairman Troy Price outlined a measure on Monday that would allow people to participate in the caucuses virtually by telephone or smart devices.The idea is...

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Iowa Democrats propose 'virtual' caucus in 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) " The Iowa Democratic Party is proposing the biggest changes to the state's famed caucuses in nearly 50 years.State party chairman Troy Price outlined a measure on Monday that would allow people to participate in the caucuses virtually by telephone or smart devices.The idea is...

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Katy Perry Pulls 'Blackface' Shoes From Retailers

Katy Perry’s fashion line is facing criticism after one of the shoe styles seems to portray racist imagery. The shoes were pulled from a number...

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Democratic congresswoman's apology came after a flurry of bipartisan criticism; Doug McKelway reports from Washington.

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Some viewers were outraged that the Latina performer was chosen to honor the Black music label during Black History Month. The post Smokey Robinson & J. Lo Defend Motown Tribute Amid Harsh Criticism appeared first on EBONY.

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Criticism of sales tax oversight committee mounts following council's vote

Criticism of the composition of a sales tax revenue oversight committee has mounted since its first members were appointed by Bakersfield City Council last week.

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Bezos committed ‘double standard’ in coverage of Covington students: lawyer

The attorney for the Covington Catholic High School student involved in a Washington, DC, run-in with a Native American elder accused billionaire Jeff Bezos of a “double standard” between his paper’s coverage of his client’s experience and Bezos’s criticism of the National Enquirer. Bezos,...

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Bezos committed ‘double standard’ in coverage of Covington students: lawyer

The attorney for the Covington Catholic High School student involved in a Washington, DC, run-in with a Native American elder accused billionaire Jeff Bezos of a “double standard” between his paper’s coverage of his client’s experience and Bezos’s criticism of the National Enquirer. Bezos,...

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Dua Lipa Clarifies Apparent Dig at Recording Academy President After Best New Artist Grammy Win

Dua Lipa continued her praise for female musicians while backstage at Sunday’s 61st annual Grammy awards after winning the prestigious best new artist prize. The 23-year-old “New Rules” singer had applauded the way her fellow female nominees “stepped up” in her acceptance speech — a...

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Grocery ad sent to Arkansas stores says 'Heaven has a wall'

A grocery store chain is facing criticism after it sent out a weekly ad to stores in Arkansas and Louisiana that included the message: "Heaven has a wall."

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 Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar "unequivocally" apologized on Monday for tweets about the influence in Congress of an American organization that supports Israel, which drew bipartisan criticism and a rebuke from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The Minnesota Democrat said she had no intention...

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A high-energy Grammys show fixed one big problem, created new ones

The Recording Academy has heard the criticism. They have taken action. 2018 brought a very dude-ish Grammys ceremony and a very dumb-ish comment by Academy president Neil Portnow about how female artists had to “step up.” This year, at the 61st annual Grammy Awards, there were women, nay,...

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Women rule the night on stage at the Grammys

Dua Lipa may have gotten off the slyest shade at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards. While accepting the trophy for Best New Artist, she noted how honored she was to be nominated alongside so many incredible female artists: “I guess this year we’ve really stepped up.” She was referring to...

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Before the Grammys cut off Dua Lipa's mic while she was giving her acceptance speech for best new artist on Sunday evening, the "Swan Song" singer managed to slip in a subtle dig at Recording Academy president Neil Portnow, who made a sexist remark about female musicians in 2018. Last year's batch...

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If you missed country queen Dolly Parton's epic tribute performance during the 2019 Grammys, during which she sang all of the best jams from the incredible Dumplin' soundtrack, then you better watch it before you feel left out. Along with a whole host of special guests - including Katy Perry, Little...

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Responds To Criticism Over 'Indentured Servants' Remark

CBS's Gayle King had called out the embattled Democrat for using the term "indentured servants" rather than "slavery."

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Responds To Criticism Over 'Indentured Servants' Remark

CBS's Gayle King had called out the embattled Democrat for using the term "indentured servants" rather than "slavery."

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