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Kendrick Lamar is right about white fans rapping. The N-word is off limits

Earlier this year, I saw Kendrick Lamar live in London – something I now view as less a gig and more a religious experience. At one point, Lamar performed on an illuminated podium that rose up from underground and emerged in the middle of the audience. There, he got all ten thousand of us to rap …

Rap & Hip-Hop

A Very English Scandal, episode 1 review: Hugh Grant is both charming and bone-chilling in this brilliant take on the Thorpe affair

Attempted murder is no laughing matter, of course, and yet A Very English Scandal (BBC One) set out to tickle the ribs. As fruitily portrayed by Hugh Grant, Jeremy Thorpe is an outrageous popinjay embodying everything that is perfectly loathsome about some Establishment figures: entitlement and …

Hugh Grant

How to Clean Your Computer Inside and Out

It’s a tedious task you've been putting off for what could be years. But the moment has come: You're going to clean your computer inside and out. …

People are sharing this nativity scene 'without any Jews, Arabs, Africans or refugees'

<b>A drawing of the Christian nativity "without Jews, Arabs, Africans or refugees" has been shared online, gaining thousands of views.</b><p>"A nativity scene …

More than 200 child soldiers freed in South Sudan

<b>Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> More than 200 child soldiers have been freed in South Sudan, according to UNICEF.<p>One hundred and twelve boys and 95 girls, some as young as 14, were freed at a special 'laying down of arms ceremony' organized by UNICEF Tuesday in the town of Yambio, in the south west of the …

Winnie Mandela - the young mother who refused to be broken

<b>The death of South Africa's veteran anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at the age of 81 has sparked a national debate about how she should be remembered.</b><p>The more traditional sections of society, including her staunch supporters, want us to remember her as a faultless woman.<p>Others, …

Ex-South Africa leader Jacob Zuma to face corruption charges

Charges announced by chief prosecutor against former president concern a $2.5bn arms deal made in the 1990s.<p>South Africa's chief prosecutor has announced he will charge Jacob Zuma, the former president, with corruption related to an arms deal.<p>Zuma will face 16 charges, including racketeering, fraud …

South Africa

FEC probes whether NRA got illegal Russian donations

Complaint alleges that the gun-rights group may have received contributions intended to help the 2016 Trump campaign.<p>The Federal Election Commission has launched a preliminary investigation into whether Russian entities gave illegal contributions to the National Rifle Association that were intended …

Donald Trump

The digital breadcrumbs you’re leaving across the web are being picked up by Facebook. https://t.co/aKqs16vka8

Stephen Colbert Stands With Florida Students Fighting for Gun Control

<i>Welcome to Best of Late Night, a</i> <i>rundown of the previous night’s highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get</i> <i>paid to watch comedy. If you’re interested in hearing from The Times regularly about great TV, sign up for our Watching newsletter and get recommendations straight to your inbox.</i><p><b>‘The</b> …

Stephen Colbert

Pink Singing the National Anthem With the Flu Won the Super Bowl Before It Even Started

If performing for one of the largest audiences in the world is not already enough pressure, imagine doing it with the flu.<p>That’s what Grammy …

What you need to know about the pro-Trump, pro-Brexit group that interrupted Sadiq Khan's speech

At the weekend, a group rejoicing in the name The White Pendragons staged a bizarre protest in London which was – as far as anyone could make out – …

Muslim Brotherhood

Vic Mensa: What Palestine Taught Me About American Racism

Last summer, I traveled to Palestine with a group of African-American artists, scholars and activists organized by Dream Defenders. I am not …

Trump Got Wolffed

The president should have known better. Michael Wolff does not mess around.<p>President Donald Trump could have saved himself a lot of grief if he—or one of his people—had read Michael Wolff’s 2008 book, <i>The Man Who Owns the News: Inside the Secret World of Rupert Murdoch</i>, before permitting the writer …

Donald Trump

How mainstream media gets Palestine wrong

Portrayal of Palestinians in Western mainstream media hasn't changed much since the colonial era.<p>The photo of 16-year-old Fawzi al-Junaidi blindfolded, bruised and surrounded by a dozen Israeli soldiers went viral on social media. It was touted as the emblem of Israeli oppression.<p>But for Western …

What We Learned From Trump’s Rambling New York Times Interview

President Trump has had a busy week of pretending he wasn’t golfing, but on Thursday he took a break to pontificate in the presence of a New York …

Trump’s Plan for Africa is #MAGA on Steroids

This article first appeared in my weekly column with the Business Daily on December 26, 2017<p>—<p>About two weeks ago Trump released his national security …

Why Trump isn't getting the credit he thinks he deserves

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is probably right: he doesn't get due credit for the volume of achievements he's stacked up during a tumultuous political year.<p>But to judge his presidency so far simply on bills passed, regulations slashed, executive orders signed and campaign promises kept …

Donald Trump’s former chief strategist has called Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner ‘the railhead of all bad decisions’ in a Vanity Fair interview<p>Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner are under fresh scrutiny over their influence at the White House after a very …

Donald Trump

How Climate Change Could Make the Migrant Crisis Worse

Scientists have for years cited extreme weather events connected to climate change as a contributing factor in the ongoing European migrant crisis. …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

How Far Will Sean Hannity Go?

When he finally went to bed early in the morning on Oct. 2, Sean Hannity had a good sense, as he typically does, of how he would structure that night’s Fox News Channel broadcast. He’d lead with Puerto Rico, and a defense of the Trump administration’s hurricane relief efforts, before moving on to …

Man who ghostwrote 'Art of the Deal' says Trump is 'frightened by black people'

The ghostwriter of Donald Trump’s best-selling book “The Art of the Deal” has claimed the President is frightened by black people.<p>Ghostwriter Tony …

Donald Trump

How Yemen, the poorest country in the Arab region, has become a violent playground for regional and int'l powers. The war in Yemen explained: https://t.co/HVakwE0Pis

For 11 happy minutes Twitter users celebrated a Trump-free experience, heaping praise on the rogue staffer who shut down the US president<p>Like the Christmas truce in the first world war trenches, for 11 serene minutes it seemed like peace and harmony had broken out on earth with the sudden …

Donald Trump

President Trump's Go-To Moves When Facing Trouble Won't Help With the Manafort Indictment

President Trump has a handful of go-to moves when facing political trouble, but they’re not going to help him much as his former campaign chairman …

How Fox News is covering the toughest day of the Trump presidency

The news that Donald Trump's former campaign head had turned himself over to the FBI was just minutes old on Monday morning when "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade posed a question that was probably on the minds of many viewers.<p>"Will you please tell us what else is happening in the news?" …

Donald Trump

No, we can't ignore Adam Sandler’s ‘knee touching’ incident – this is the everyday sexism women put up with

Apparently Adam Sandler didn’t get the memo: touching people without their consent is not ok, even if you mean it as a “friendly gesture”.<p>The actor …

Hillary Clinton

MP criticised for comparing Today programme interview with John Humphrys to entering the film producer’s bedroom<p>Michael Gove has apologised following an outcry over an ill-judged joke comparing tough interviews on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme to going into Harvey Weinstein’s bedroom.<p>The …

United Kingdom

Ivanka Trump's interviews have gone viral, but not for the reason she wanted

<b>We all struggle with our words sometimes, even the President of the United States Donald Trump experiences difficulty now and then.</b><p>Who can forget …

Trump faces pair of double-barreled crises at home and abroad

As a candidate, Donald Trump boasted of his lack of government experience and argued his business background qualified him to handle a president's most august responsibility — handling the nuclear arsenal.<p>On Sunday, hours after North Korea claimed it had tested its first hydrogen bomb, far more …