Dr. L A Morrison

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WALSH: The Most Effective Way To Destroy Your Husband, Ruin Your Marriage, And Encourage Infidelity

There is more than one way to cheat on your spouse -- or, I should say, cheat your spouse. And it seems that many husbands are being cheated by their …

Marriage

Steelers' Ryan Shazier starting physical rehabilitation

PITTSBURGH -- Linebacker Ryan Shazier remains at a UPMC hospital in Pittsburgh as he recovers from last week's spinal stabilization surgery, …

Ryan Shazier

141 women at risk for STIs after ultrasounds at Edmonton clinic, AHS warns

Alberta Health Services is notifying 141 women who may be at risk of blood-borne and sexually transmitted infections after undergoing endovaginal …

Medicine

Texas Police Confirm Tay-K Is Still In Jail After Facebook Hoax Suggested He Was Released

A Facebook page claimed Tay-K was released from prison, but officials just confirmed to HollywoodLife.com that the rapper is still behind bars.<p>Fans …

Crime

Just Say No Thanks to #ThanksAlabama and 'Magical Negro' Narratives

The day after Thanksgiving, my family saw the wretchedly bad movie-in-search-of-a-plot <i>Roman J. Israel, Esq</i>.<p>In the film, Denzel Washington plays a …

Racism

Africa Live: Mandela family fury over funeral money, Ghana bans Christmas firecrackers - BBC News

Live Reporting<p>About 120 prisoners have escaped from a jail in north-eastern Madagascar after an 800-strong mob stormed it in search of a murder suspect, the justice ministry has said, AFP news agency reports.<p>The mob overpowered guards and entered Ikongo prison yesterday with the intention of …

Africa

Mother Found Guilty of Murdering Child Known as 'Baby Lollipops'

(MIAMI) — A Florida mother on Wednesday was convicted for a third time of brutally abusing her toddler before fatally beating the boy who became …

Crime

Medical marijuana has no health risks: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially given the tick of approval to cannabidiol, a relaxing compound in medical marijuana, ruling it is …

Cannabis

Ohio passes law barring abortion over Down syndrome diagnosis

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Women in Ohio would be prohibited from receiving abortions because of a fetal Down syndrome diagnosis under a bill that passed the state senate on Wednesday and is heading to Republican Governor John Kasich’s desk.<p>Lawmakers voted 20-12 in favor of the law, which criminalizes …

John Kasich

Michigan police under fire for cuffing 11-year-old girl, holding her at gunpoint

A suspect being chased by a team of Michigan police officers last week was a potentially dangerous 40-year-old white woman wanted in connection with a stabbing.<p>But the person they cuffed at gunpoint and placed into the back seat of a squad car was a terrified 11-year-old black girl named Honestie …

Policing

John Boyega Bringing His Whole Family to the London 'Star Wars' Premiere Is Cute, Yet Nigerian AF

<b>John Boyega</b> and <b>Lupita Nyong'o</b> have been styling and profiling at the premieres for <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>. And for the London premiere, Boyega's …

Star Wars

Nelly’s Rape Charges Have Officially Been Dropped

In October, Nelly faced an accusation of rape stemming from an incident in Washington during his tour with Florida Georgia Line. According to the accuser, Nelly picked up the alleged victim in Seattle and brought her back to his tour bus parked in Auburn. The woman called the police late that night …

Crime

Rwanda report: France 'complicit' in 1994 genocide

Rwanda calls on France to declassify evidence relating to the 1994 genocide, which killed more than 800,000 people.<p>French government and military officials were involved in supplying weapons to the perpetrators of the 1994 Rwandan genocide and obstructing attempts to bring them to justice, a new …

Africa

Doctor found dead at home in apparent heroin overdose

A Manhattan doctor died of an apparent heroin overdose at his Park Avenue home, police said.<p>Dr. Ravindra Rajmane, 50, was found lying on his bed …

Heroin

Tavis Smiley's show suspended by PBS amid misconduct allegations

PBS has suspended distribution of "Tavis Smiley" amid "troubling allegations" against the news show's namesake host.<p>The organization said Wednesday that it had hired an outside law firm to handle an investigation into the matter.<p>"The inquiry uncovered multiple, credible allegations of conduct that …

Brian Stelter

Newlywed father was killed by jealous co-worker, family says

He married four months ago, and Andre Slocum was thrilled to become a dad for the second time. The 25-year-old dreamed of one day playing football …

Crime

Three women accuse Russell Simmons of rape

Music mogul Russell Simmons has been accused of rape and other “violent sexual behavior” by three women who knew him professionally, a report said …

Russell Simmons

Militiamen jailed in DR Congo's Kavumu for raping 40 children

<b>A group of 11 militiamen in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been jailed for life for raping about 40 children, including at least one baby.</b><p>The girls they raped between 2013 and 2016 were aged between eight months and 12 years old.<p>The men's alleged leader was a local MP called Frederic …

Africa

Warren Sapp Defends Himself Against Sexual Harassment Allegations By Posting Photo Of Vibrator

Misogyny

Man kicked off flight after urgent trip to restroom sues Delta

MILWAUKEE — When he finally, absolutely couldn't wait any longer, Kima Hamilton used the lavatory as his Delta Air Lines flight from Atlanta home to Milwaukee was waiting on the tarmac for its turn to take off in April.<p>His potty break took less than 35 seconds, but because attendants had warned he …

Aviation

José Reyes’ baby mama claims his wife attacked her

Mets star José Reyes is supposed to be the slugger in this love triangle — but it’s the women that keep doing all the swinging.<p>The mother of the …

Crime

Simon Bramhall: Surgeon who marked his initials on two patients' livers admits assault by beating

Surgeon Simon Bramhall, 53, has admitted assaulting two patients by marking his initials onto their livers.<p>More follows…<p>Reuse content

Crime

Omarosa to leave White House

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former contestant on "The Apprentice," plans to leave the White House next month, according to a statement from press secretary Sarah Sanders.<p>Manigault Newman, one of Trump's most high-profile African-American supporters, will leave …

Donald Trump

San Francisco Is Getting Its First Black Female Mayor

London Breed has taken on the role after Mayor Ed Lee's sudden death.<p>Hours after officials announced the sudden death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Board of Supervisors President London Breed made history on Tuesday when she became the city’s first black female mayor.<p>Breed, the city’s District 5 …

San Francisco

Why Women Fight to Kill in the World's Most 'Forgotten' Crisis

World Central African Republic Central African Republic war<p>Melvia wants to make something very clear: She joined the rebels to kill—not to boil …

Central African Republic

Down Syndrome Families Divided Over Abortion Ban

When a pregnant woman finds out that she's likely to give birth to a baby with Down syndrome, she's often given the option to terminate the pregnancy. But families affected by the genetic disorder that causes developmental delays are conflicted over whether such abortions should be legal.<p>Ohio could …

Rights & Freedoms

How DR Congo lost control of the fabric of its culture and economy

Lubumbashi, DR Congo<p>Positioning a stand at the entrance to one of Lubumbashi’s largest breweries is part entrepreneurial savvy, part defiance by Mwehu Kashala. Each day he sells mobile phone airtime vouchers under a large umbrella, displaying the disposable vouchers on a rickety table. It’s been …

Africa

In its 43rd season, SNL finally has its first black head writer

<i>Saturday Night Live</i>, long plagued by diversity problems, has named its first person of color as a head writer.<p>NBC announced on Dec. 12 that Michael Che, who is African-American, and Colin Jost—the current co-hosts of the show’s Weekend Update segment—have been promoted to head writers, joining …

Colin Jost

Forget abortion: What women in Appalachian Kentucky really want

<b>Pikeville, Kentucky (CNN) —</b> Perhaps it was the abstinence pledge she felt forced to sign or the promise ring she was told to slip on her finger. But from the moment Cheryl became sexually active, she felt dirty.<p>Then, three boys raped her, reducing her self-image to mud.<p>She didn't dare tell anyone …

Loretta Lynn

Tanzania pardons two child rapists and calls for arrest of pregnant schoolgirls

Activists accuse government of encouraging human rights violations, as President Magufuli releases convicted abusers of 10 primary school children<p>Activists accused Tanzania’s leaders of “promoting a culture of human rights violations”, as the release of two high-profile child rapists this week …

Africa