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Muhammad Ali’s son was apprehended at the airport because he’s Muslim

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Son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali said he was detained by immigration officials at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Florida because he’s a Muslim.
Muhammad Ali Jr., along with his mother, Khalilah Camacho-Ali were returning to Florida from Jamaica after speaking at a black history event. They were retrieving their bags at baggage claim, when an official pulled them aside.
In an interview with CNN, the 44-year-old American citizen, who was born in Philadelphia said, “He asked me, ‘what is your name?’ Which I didn’t think nothing of that. He said, ‘OK, now, what is your religion?’ And I said, ‘Muslim, I’m a Muslim.’ And I thought to myself, that’s kind of odd. He asked about my religion, and I’m traveling back into the country from where I came from?”
Ali Jr. said the immigration official questioned him in separate room from his mother, Camacho-Ali for nearly two hours. “They asked me, where was I born and what my religion was, where did I get the name from,” Camacho-Ali said.
According to Camacho-Ali, she was released after she showed the official a photo of herself with her then ex-husband, Muhammad Ali. “I figured, maybe if I show I’m really Muhammad Ali’s ex-wife, they would believe me and make it less of a problem,” she said.
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World leaders now being more active on social media

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Believe it or not, US President is now dragging world leaders to use social media. Since Twitter is his preferred means of communication.
Remember Mexican president cancelled his meeting with Trump via Twitter, Canadian Prime Minister also reacted to the travel ban via twitter.

Now, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has also taken to twitter a few hours ago to say he’s grateful to President Donald Trump for showing “the true face of the US.” See more tweets below.

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Woman seperates from husband after 22-years of marriage because he voted for Trump

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Gayle McCormick, 73, has separated from her husband of 22 years because he supported Donald Trump at the last US election.

Gayle, a California prison guard and self-described “Democrat leaning toward socialist,” felt betrayed when her husband mentioned during lunch with friends that he was voting for Trump. That for her was a deal breaker.

“I felt like I had been fooling myself,” she said. “It opened up areas between us I had not faced before. I realized how far I had gone in my life to accept things I would have never accepted when I was younger.”

McCormick’s husband eventually changed his mind about Trump and wrote in former House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich in November, but by that time it was already too late and Gayle had decided to separate from him. The couple are not having a formal divorce, they will live separately henceforth but will remain friends and vacation together. She recently settled in her own place in Bellingham, Washington.

The couple are not the only Americans whose relationship was destroyed by the last election which was the most divisive election in modern U.S. politics. A number of Americans say the emotional wounds resulting from the election are as raw as ever and show few signs of healing.

Sue Koren, 57, a Clinton supporter in Dayton, Ohio, said she can barely speak to her two Trump-backing sons and has unfriended “maybe about 50” people on Facebook who support the president.

“Life is not what it was before the election,” she said. “It’s my anger, my frustration, my disbelief. They think our current president is a hero and I think he’s a nut.”

George Ingmire, 48, a radio documentary producer in New Orleans, said he broke off a close relationship with an uncle who had helped him through his father’s suicide because of his uncle’s fervent support for Trump.

“We had some back and forth and it just got really deep, really ugly,” Ingmire said. “I don’t see this ever being fixed.”

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See the result Google gives when you search for the president of Gambia

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For all intents and purposes, Gambia currently has two presidents; Yahya Jammeh who’s been there for 22 years yet has refused to step down after he lost the election and Adama Barrow, President-elect, whose inauguration is expected to hold today at noon.

Though The Gambian people have spoken about who they want to lead them, Google is yet to decide and have listed both men as presidents.

Wikipedia is having no such confusion though as they’ve edited their information on The Gambia to name Adama Barrow as President.

Meanwhile, Gambia is reported to be very quiet today with the streets eerily empty. The country seems to be holding her breath.

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64% of Americans want Trump to shut down his Twitter account

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According to the latest national survey from Quinnipiac University released Tuesday January 9, 2017, 64% of Americans want the president-elect to shut down @realDonaldTrump, the Twitter account that he has maintained since 2009, which has more than 19 million followers. The poll found that an even larger majority of Americans aged 18-34, 71%, are in favor of shutting down the account. Republicans are virtually split on the question: 49% say Trump should keep the account, while 45% say it should be shut.
Trump has Tweeted more than 34,000 times from the account, and has shown no signs since his victory in November that he’s ready to give it up. In the nine weeks since Election Day, Trump has generated headlines (and controversy) with tweets on flag burning, the cost of Air Force One and, most recently, Meryl Streep.

The end of Trump’s personal account wouldn’t necessarily bring an end to Trump’s tweets. Trump will inherit @POTUS, the official presidential Twitter account, when President Obama leaves office on January 20, 2017.

Obama was the first sitting president to have the POTUS account, but all of his more than 300 tweets will be archived and wiped from the timeline once Trump is sworn in on January 20.

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Blac Chyna claims Adidas wants her to represent their brand but she wants to be paid well for it

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Blac Chyna says she is in talks with Adidas to land her own shoe deal, just like Kylie Jenner. She says Adidas only wants to pay her $250,000 but that she found it insulting since they paid Kylie Jenner $1m for her own deal.

According to TMZ, sources close to Chyna said Adidas has offered her a two-shoe contract, with an option for a third at $250k. In addition to the shoes, Adidas allegedly wants Chyna to appear at media events and wear the athletic gear out in public.
Her attorney, Walter Mosley, who was mentioned in the hacked text messages over the weekend, has been back and forth in negotiations to get a better pay check for Chyna.

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Pics: Dark skinned model recreates photos of famous white models

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Deddeh Howard, an LA based model, who was rejected by modelling agencies with the excuse that they already had enough dark skinned models has literally taken her career into her own hands.
Finding it hard to break into the industry, the Liberia born aspiring model teamed up with photographer, Raffael Dickreuter to recreate some of the biggest designer campaigns done by top models like Kedall Jenner, Candice Swanepoel, Gigi Hadid, among others.
The photo series which she tagged Black Mirror aims to draw attention to the need for diversity in the modelling industry. She observed that most of the models in the industry are white and the few black ones like Naomi Campbell and Iman were the exceptions.
Deddeh absolutely slayed in all the photos, making sure to recreate every single detail in each shoot.

More photos below…

 

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All Men should be penetrated at some point, for them to understand women – Tom Ford

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55-year-old American designer, Tom Ford, who is married to his partner, Richard Buckley, 68, and has a 4-year-old son, stated this in an interview for the December 2016 issue GQ Magazine.

“Yes, all men should be penetrated at some point. I think it would help them understand women,” he argues. “It’s such a vulnerable position to be in, and it’s such a passive position to be in. And there’s such an invasion, in a way, that even if it’s consensual, it’s just very personal.
And I think there’s a psyche that happens because of it that makes you understand and appreciate what women go through their whole life, because it’s not just sexual, it’s a complete setup of the way the world works, that one sex has the ability to literally—and is expected to and is wanted to—but also there’s an invasion. And I think that that’s something most men do not understand at all.”

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