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Smino Dropped A Brief, Psychedelic New Song Called ‘Martian Luther King Drive’

Getty Image Standard release these days might call for new music to drop on Thursday night/Friday morning, but Smino has never been one to play by the rules. Besides, with a psychedelic song about martians and wordplay around MLK Drive, how could he sit on this one? Announcing a new song earlier today on social media just a few hours before it dropped, the St. Louis rapper included plenty of alien imagery in his preview posts. “MLK Dr.” @ MIDNITE, tell a fren” he wrote on Twitter, complete with alien and comet emojis: “MLK Dr.” @ MIDNITE tell a fren pic.twitter.com/G2OiJFu7ya — Smi (@smino) January 18, 2021 His Instagram post basically shared the same info, with the caption: “MIDNIGHT. Drop if you ready drop if you want it . ” and the single’s cover artwork, along with a pic...

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Justin Timberlake finally confirms he and wife Jessica Biel secretly welcomed second child and reveals name

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel now have two boys (Picture: AFF-USA/Rex)Justin Timberlake has finally confirmed that he and wife Jessica Biel welcomed their second child, six months after the actress gave birth.  It was reported last July that the SexyBack singer and The Sinner actress welcomed another baby boy following a secret pregnancy.  Apparently the couple wanted to keep the first few months of their son’s life private too as they continued to remain silent about his arrival until Justin’s interview with Ellen DeGeneres this week where he confirmed his birth and name – Phineas.   Spilling his secret, Ellen said: ‘Now listen, I’d completely forgotten this but you’re a dad again. You had another little child. I think we were FaceTiming and you said, “Hey, do you want to kn

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Woman fatally shot in Garfield Park: police

A woman was shot to death Jan. 17, 2021, in Garfield Park. | Sun-Times file photoSomeone pulled up alongside the 26-year-old and fired shots at her about 11:10 p.m. as she was stopped at a red light in the 700 block of North Hamlin Avenue, Chicago police said. A woman was shot to death Sunday in Garfield Park on the West Side, according to police. Someone pulled up alongside the 26-year-old and fired shots at her about 11:10 p.m. as she was stopped at a red light in the 700 block of North Hamlin Avenue, Chicago police said. The woman was struck twice in the head and taken to Stroger Hospital, where she died, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released details about her death. No one is in custody as Area Four detectives investigate. ...read more Source::...

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A new coronavirus variant has been tied to at least 90 infections in a deadly outbreak at a medical center in San Jose, California

Summary List PlacementA new coronavirus variant has been linked to multiple outbreaks in Santa Clara County, located southeast of San Francisco. One of the outbreaks has led to at least 90 infections and one death at the Kaiser Permanente medical center in San Jose, public health officials said.  The variant known as L452R has been discovered in other states and countries, but is now spreading rapidly through California. It's different than the B.1.1.7 variant, which was first found in the UK.  "The fact that this variant was identified in several large outbreaks in our county is a red flag and must be investigated further," Santa Clara County Health Officer Dr. Sara Cody said in a statement. "This virus continues to mutate and adapt, and we cannot let down our guard." California is wo...

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Kawhi Leonard, Clippers overwhelm Pacers at Staples Center

Los Angeles Clippers players wear shirts to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. before an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) Indiana Pacers players wear shirts to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. before an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, center, is introduced with other players, who are all wearing shirts to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., before an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis (11) shoots against Los Angeles...

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NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will seek to incorporate the nation’s most politically influential gun-rights group in Texas instead of New York, where a state lawsuit is trying to put the organization out of business. The announcement came months after New York Attorney General Letitia James sued the NRA, seeking its dissolution over claims that top executives illegally diverted tens of millions of dollars for lavish personal trips, no-show contracts for associates and other questionable expenditures. The coronavirus pandemic has also upended the NRA, which last year laid off dozens of employees. The group canceled its national convention and scuttled fundraising. The NRA’s bankruptcy filing listed between $100 mil

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Chargers hire Rams DC Brandon Staley as head coach

COSTA MESA, Calif. — The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley as the team’s head coach. The Chargers made the decision Sunday after having a second interview with Staley. The interview was held a day after the Rams were eliminated from the playoffs with a 32-18 loss to the Green Bay Packers. “It’s not just that Brandon possesses a tremendous football mind that makes him the ideal head coach to lead our team forward,” general manager Tom Telesco said in a statement. “It’s that he excels in the ability to effectively tailor, apply and communicate his concepts to players. “It’s clear that Brandon will not be outworked. He’s the football equivalent of a gym rat, and that has earned him the universal respect of the players he has coached througho

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Tom Brady leads Buccaneers past Saints, perhaps ending Drew Brees era

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees waves to his family and fans after an NFL divisional round playoff football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in New Orleans. The Buccaneers won 30-20. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) Devin White #45 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers celebrates with his teammates after intercepting a pass thrown by Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints during the fourth quarter in the NFC Divisional Playoff game at Mercedes Benz Superdome on January 17, 2021 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds New Orleans Saints wide receiver Tre’Quan Smith (10) cannot catch a pass as he is defended by Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Sean Murphy-Bunting (23) during the second half...

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Tom Brady, Buccaneers, end playoffs for Saints, Drew Brees

NEW ORLEANS — Tom Brady’s best game in three tries against New Orleans kept the Buccaneers moving on in the NFL playoffs, and has Saints quarterback Drew Brees headed home — perhaps for good. Brady and the Bucs’ offense turned three of four Saints turnovers into touchdowns and Tampa Bay beat New Orleans 30-20 in the divisional round of the playoffs Sunday night. Two of those touchdowns came on short passes to Mike Evans and Leonard Fournette. And after linebacker Devin White snagged the second of thee interceptions thrown by Brees, Brady drove the Bucs to the 1, from where he scored himself with 4:57 left to virtually ensure his 14th trip to a conference championship game — his first in the NFC. That game will take place in Green Bay next week, where the 43-year-old Brady will try to advan

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Horoscope for Monday, Jan. 18, 2021

Moon Alert There are no restrictions to shopping or important decisions. The moon is in Aries. Aries (March 21-April 19) Today the moon is in your sign dancing with Jupiter, which makes you feel positive. You’re concerned about the welfare of a friend or people in a group. Later in the day, you might have practical advice for someone, or you might receive advice from someone. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Today you have a warm feeling in your tummy, which makes you feel benevolent to others, especially someone less fortunate. You might do some research or consult someone older or more experienced for advice about a practical situation. (We need all the help we can get.) Gemini (May 21-June 20) Your interactions will be friendly today, especially this morning. It’s a great day to deal with group

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The New Orleans Saints Latest Playoff Loss Is Just the Beginning of a Major Disaster

The New Orleans Saints just had another playoff meltdown. Quarterback Drew Brees likely just played his last game in the NFL. That’s nothing compared to what’s on the horizon for the football team. The Saints had more playoff heartbreak Sunday The sequence on the #Saints sideline after the #Rams no-call pass interference that should've ended the game is heart wrenching. pic.twitter.com/mYJ2smOObZ— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) January 24, 2019 RELATED: Can Drew Brees and the Saints Recover After Teammates Turn Backs on Their QB? Although it wasn’t as dramatic a playoff loss as the New Orleans Saints have experienced in recent years, it still hurt. The Saints saw their 2020 season come to an end at the hands of Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. The second-seeded

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Missing girl, 15, last seen on Southeast Side

Litzy Rodriguez | Chicago Police DepartmentLitzy Rodriguez was last seen Jan. 13 in the area of the 10600 block of South Avenue H, Chicago police said. Police are asking the community for help finding a missing 15-year-old girl who was last seen on the Southeast Side. Litzy Rodriguez was last seen Jan. 13 in the area of the 10600 block of South Avenue H, Chicago police said. She is 5 feet, 130 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information was asked to call Area Two detectives at 312-747-8274. ...read more Source:: Chicago Sun Times...

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Cardi B Lands First Major Movie Lead Role in Comedy ‘Assisted Living’ For Paramount

Famous rapper Cardi B scored her first leading role in a comedy Assisted Living for Paramount. The Grammy winner expressed her enthusiasm on her Twitter account for the exciting news.On Thursday, Jan. 14. Cardi B tweeted, “Work & life is about to become 10x harder, but I’m overwhelmed with happiness. When you have opportunities in your hands, TAKE THEM ALL!” Assisted Living was in a competitive bidding war in spring 2019, but Paramount was able to win the rights to the comedy. Kay Oyegun, the writer behind This Is Us wrote the script for Assisted Living. Variety dubbed the film as a raucous comedy with tremendous heart, in the vein of classic comedies such as Tootsie, Sister Act, and Mrs. Doubtfire. Assisted Living follows Amber (Cardi B), a small-time crook, who finds herself in over...

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City’s iconic Denver Diner to close after 30 years

One of the last of Denver’s iconic diners is closing its doors for good. Denver Diner announced Sunday that it will not reopen. Related Articles 18 new Denver-area restaurants to look forward to in 2021 Some restaurant owners wary of reopening, even with Polis’ green light The Know’s most-read stories of 2020, from howling in Denver to going topless in the mountains The 10 Denver food and drink stories you devoured most in 2020 Meet the intrepid new Denver restaurants of 2020 The diner has been a staple on the corner of Colfax and Speer for more than 30 years. But the restrictions placed on the business amid the COVID-19 pandemic appeared to have contribu...

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