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Jay-Z’s ‘The Blueprint’ Album Headed To The Library Of Congress

America’s oldest federal cultural institution and the largest library in the world will soon add Jay-Z’s The Blueprint. This will be the first rap album from the 21st century to be added to the archives.

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Sorry Ladies! Idris Elba To Jump The Broom Any Day Now

Idris Elba proposed to Sabrina Dhowre at the screening of his film Yardie in 2018. 

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Officials: Temple Mumps Outbreak Swells To 67 Likely Cases

City Department of Health spokesman James Garrow said Tuesday the total number of probable cases stands at 67 — up from 54 cases a day before. WCAU-TV reports health officials confirmed 12 cases through laboratory testing while 55 others were listed as probable.

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Video Of Black Teen’s Killing Shown At White Officer’s Trial

A jury of six men and six women, including three African-Americans, was selected across the state in Harrisburg last week and will be sequestered in a Pittsburgh hotel for the duration of the trial, expected to take a week or more.

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HU Announces October 5-13 Homecoming Week

“We are excited to have our alumni and friends save-the-date for what will soon become another historic and memorable week of events on the Hilltop,” said President Wayne A. I. Frederick. “We invite our Bison family to return to campus and attend the Open Houses planned for each school and college. They will hear from the deans about the exciting research and training today’s students are experiencing. Howard is constantly moving forward.”

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Disney Closes $71B Deal For Fox Entertainment Assets

By buying the studios behind “The Simpsons” and X-Men, Disney aims to better compete with technology companies such as Amazon and Netflix for viewers’ attention – and dollars.

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Wendy Williams Is Living In ‘Sober House’

Williams says she works out after her show and then is driven by her “24-hour sober coach” to a home where she lives “with a bunch of smelly boys who have become my family.”

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Anderson Cooper Has A 2-Book Deal, First Expected In 2022

Cooper is the best-selling author of “Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of War, Disasters, and Survival” and “The Rainbow Comes and Goes,” which he wrote with his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt.

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WH Proposes Caps On Student Loan Borrowing

Ivanka Trump, the daughter and adviser of President Donald Trump, unveiled the plan at a meeting of the National Council for the American Worker, an advisory group that Ivanka Trump helps lead.

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Fox News Hires Donna Brazile As Political Contributor

Brazile said Monday she knows fellow liberals will criticize her for joining Fox, but that it’s important for people not to retreat to “safe spaces” where they just talk to people who agree with them.

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