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NEWS ROUNDUP: Lupita Nyong’o Comes Forward About Weinstein; Puerto Rico Governor Visits Trump

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In an op-ed written for The New York Times, Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes forward about her horrific experiences with producer Harvey Weinstein. Not only did the disgraced producer allegedly attempt to force her to drink alcohol she did not want, but he also once tried to give her a massage in his bedroom.

NEWS ROUNDUP: Lupita Nyong’o Comes Forward About Weinstein; Puerto Rico Governor Visits Trump

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Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o came forward about her horrific experiences with producer Harvey Weinstein. Not only did the disgraced producer allegedly attempt to force her to drink alcohol she did not want, but he also once tried to give her a massage in his bedroom, wrote Nyong’o in an op-ed for The New York Times.

NEWS ROUNDUP: Philando Castile Fund Cuts All School Lunch Debt; Trump’s Obama Lie; Bow Wow’s Death Row

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The Philando Castile fundraising campaign started by Inver Hills Community College psychology professor Pam Fergus in August raised over $70,000 in Castile’s honor, clearing all of J.J. Hill Montessori’s school lunch debt.

NEWS ROUNDUP: Pokemon Go Used To Spark Racial Tension?; Disaster Aid Bill; Deadly California Wildfires

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Arecent report published by CNN is exploring the possibility of Pokémon Go being used by a Russia-linked “Don’t Shoot Us” campaign to meddle in the 2016 election. The popular mobile game may have been used alongside Facebook and Twitter to pose as the Black Lives Matter movement and spark racial tension, according to the investigation.

Eminem blasts Trump freestyle, and Trump doesn’t tweet back [WATCH]

In case you’ve been under a rock, Eminem’s BET Hip Hop Awards freestyle, during which he throws a fist up for Colin Kaepernick and takes some scathing jabs at Trump, is the talk of social media. Diddy took to Twitter to share his praises, while Snoop got in front of the camera to give a shout out of his own. “Shout out to Eminem for saying some real s**t,” Snoop said in a video shared by Power 105.1. “Eminem, I always knew you was a real n***a. We totally know you’re a real n***a now.”

NEWS ROUNDUP: Cam Newton’s Sexist Comments; Vegas Terrorist’s Girlfriend Speaks; Trump Visits Vegas

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Marilou Danley, Stephen Paddock’s girlfriend, says she was unaware of the gunman’s plans at Mandalay Bay. “He never said anything to me or took any action that I was aware of that I understood in any way to be a warning that something horrible like this was going to happen,” the 62 year old said in a statement read by her lawyer.

NEWS ROUNDUP: ‘Rush Hour 4’ Coming?; Trump’s ‘Calm Before Storm’ Talk; Weinstein Sexual Harassment Allegations

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Jackie Chan may have just confirmed that Rush Hour 4 is on the way… but under one condition. The film veteran and martial artist appeared on Power 106’s The Cruz Show, where he hinted that the fourth installment of the comedy franchise could finally be on the way.

NEWS ROUNDUP: Las Vegas Shooter’s Possible Other Plans; Puerto Rico Food Stamps Axed?; Obamas’ Anniversary Video

Stephen Paddock, the White American terrorist who killed at least 59 people and injured more than 500 others at Sunday’s Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, may have been planning to attack the city’s Life Is Beautiful Festival one week earlier.

NEWS ROUNDUP: Vegas Gun Shop Statement; Trump Praised?; Fox Axes Anthem Coverage

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Guns & Guitars, the shop where Stephen Paddock had recently purchased rifles, released a statement following Sunday night’s tragedy in Las Vegas.

NEWS ROUNDUP: Marshawn Lynch’s Anti-Trump Shirt; Cali Police Shooting; Trump’s PR Fail

As NFL protests continueMarshawn Lynch made sure everyone knew where he stood before the Oakland Raiders’ game against the Denver Broncos Sunday night. The Raiders’ running back showed up to game day wearing an “Everybody vs. Trump” t-shirt, sparking outrage among many across social media. During the national anthem, Lynch was the only one to sit and was reportedly covered by Raiders staff. No photo opportunities were allowed.

NEWS ROUNDUP: Trump’s ‘Nambia’ Fail, Hurricane Maria Is Category 3 Again And Gentrification In Brooklyn

 

Donald Trump is out here shouting out nonexistent countries. During Wednesday’s speech at the UN, the president praised Namibia’s healthcare, but he carelessly called it “Nambia,” and well… things like this are so on-brand at this point that we’re not even sure this is news.

The Wake Up: Daniel Dae Kim In ‘Hellboy,’ Trump’s ‘Voter Fraud’ Evidence, 8 Killed At NFL Watch Party

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Following the whitewashing controversy surrounding the casting of Ed Skrein as Major Ben Daimio in HellboyEntertainment Weekly has confirmed Daniel Dae Kim is in talks to replace the actor in the forthcoming film.