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President Biden COVID-19 Positive Again

President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again on the weekend, three days after a negative test allowed him to resume work as usual from the Oval Office. The presidential physician, Dr. Kevin O’Connor, wrote in a memo that the antigen test represents a “rebound” case of the coronavirus. He attributed it to the Paxlovid treatment Biden was prescribed; the […]

LIFESTYLE

Popular South Korean Boy Band BTS Set To Go Separate Ways

Popular South Korean boy band BTS has announced it is going on hiatus. The members made the announcement during a televised dinner celebrating their anniversary, adding that they would be pursuing solo projects. The decision to take an extended break also comes as the group goes through a rough patch. BTS released their debut EP in 2013 and were named […]

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Karine Jean-Pierre Made Debut As White House Press Secretary

Karine Jean-Pierre held her first briefing as White House press secretary at the start of the week, observing that her ascension to the role of President Joe Biden’s chief spokesperson broke race and sexual orientation barriers. “I am obviously acutely aware that my presence at this podium represents a few firsts,” Jean-Pierre told reporters. “I am a Black gay immigrant […]

Culture

10 Benjamin Franklin’s Famous Quotes

Benjamin Franklin, the American polymath, was active as a writer, scientist, inventor, statesman, diplomat, printer, publisher, and political philosopher. He was among the leading intellectuals of his time; Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, a drafter and signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, and the first United States Postmaster General. He is credited […]

LIFESTYLE

The 64th Annual Grammy Awards Winners

The 64th Annual Grammy Awards was held in the city of Las Vegas in the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday with Jon Batiste winning five trophies, including album of the year, We Are. Other top awardees honored include teenage pop phenomenon Olivia Rodrigo and R&B duo Silk Sonic. Below is the full list of the Grammys 2022 winners: Album […]

Food

How To Make Jamaican Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are a dish made from eggs (usually chicken eggs) stirred, whipped, or beaten together while being gently heated, typically with salt, butter, oil, and sometimes other ingredients, but not all scrambled eggs are equal, so you may want to try it the Jamaican way. Here is how it is done: Preparation time 8 minutes. Ingredients For 4 Person(s) Recipe 1 medium onion, chopped […]

Health

Is Poison In Your Kitchen?

The kitchen ought to be one the most hallowed places in any house setup. It is the place where “meat for the belly and the belly for meat” rings true. However, it’s a place where danger could easily lurk and poses a threat to one’s well-being if not careful. Here are five food items that one would do well to […]

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Miss World 2019 Gives Up Her Crown

Jamaica’s Toni Ann Singh, Miss World 2019, and the longest-reigning “monarch” in the world’s beauty pageant gave up her crown at the staging of the 70th edition of the beauty competition.  The event, which has been hit by multiple delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was finally held at the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan. Amid the pomp and […]

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British Singer Ed Sheeran Before The Court

British singer Ed ‘Shape of You’ Sheeran is challenging copyright accusations brought against him by the Oh Why singer, Sami Chokri. Sheeran is accused of copying portions of Chokri’s 2015 song. Sheeran sang before London’s High Court to prove his innocence and illustrate how the rhythm of his song is commonplace in pop culture. He denied ever hearing Chokri’s song […]

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The Use Of The N-Word Puts Joe Rogan Under More Fire

Once again, Joe Rogan is on the defensive after a video surfaced with him using the N-word. The 54-year-old, Newark, New Jersey-born podcaster has taken to Instagram to share a video in which he expressed profound regret and apologies for using the N-word in the past. In addressing the video that’s gone viral, which shows his past use of the […]