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Sessions Calls Notion He Colluded With Russia ‘Detestable Lie’ [REUTERS]

WASHINGTON (REUTERS)– U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday denounced as “an appalling and detestable lie” the idea he colluded with Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign but refused to answer a series of questions during a high-stakes Senate hearing.  Sessions, a senior member of Republican President Donald Trump’s Cabinet and an adviser to his presidential campaign, faced criticism from Democratic senators for declining to answer their questions relating to conversations he had with Trump.   Democratic Senator Martin Heinrich accused Sessions of violating his vow to tell the…

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New Overtime Bill Passed by House to Affect Working Class

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-May 3,2017- New bill H.R. 1180, or Working Families Flexibility Act 2017-2018, proposes working class earn compensation for paid time off instead of being paid time and a half for overtime. The bill, presented by Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) and 17 other co-sponsors, is backed by the Trump Administration and was passed yesterday in a 229-197 vote, with no democrat in favor and 4 representatives not voting at all.  H.R. 1180- Working Families Flexibility Act H.R. 1180 amends the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to give private-sector employees the…

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Learn Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes on American Diabetes Association’s 29th Annual Alert Day®

Knowing your risk for type 2 diabetes can be the life-changing wakeup call needed for millions of Americans ARLINGTON, Va., March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — More than 29 million Americans have diabetes; of those, nearly 8 million don’t know they have the disease. Today marks the American Diabetes Association’s (Association) 29th annual Alert Day, an opportunity to sound the alarm about the prevalence and risks of type 2 diabetes by asking Americans to take the Association’s Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. The free, anonymous risk test only takes a minute to complete…

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Under Construction For 24 Hours

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–March 23, 2017– Monkey Man Media has undergone site changes due to switch in web hosts. Email is currently unavailable. Due to few technical difficulties, communication and some features of MMM will be unavailable until Saturday, March 25th 2017. However, MMM is still available on Apple News for iOS users. Apologies for any inconvenience this cause.  

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US Ban Electronic Devices From 9 Muslim Countries

The Trump administration has banned all electronic devices larger than a mobile phone from carry-on luggage from 8 countries. In an effort to fight terrorism, the ban is recommended by administration to due “innovative methods” of terrorists from middle-eastern countries to cause turmoil in the US. Tablets, game devices, laptops, e-readers cameras and portable DVD players are among devices now prohibited from flights. Medical devices are exempt from this rule. The countries affected are Kuwait, Morocco, Egypt, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. The US issued a…

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Why is Louisiana Losing a “Football Field” Worth of Land Per Hour?

According to Tulane University New Orleans, the state of Louisiana is losing approximately 1 football field worth of land every hour due to natural processes and human activity. Torbjörn E. Törnqvist, Geology professor at Tulane, told factcheck.org, “Estimates vary a bit, but by and large the one football field per hour metaphor is very reasonable.” According to the US Geological Survey in 2011, the coastal wetlands of Louisiana is the 7th largest delta in the world, yet is losing 16.5 miles per year, equating to 1 football field per hour. Louisiana…

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Local NAACP President Calls for Reparations After University of Georgia Re-buries Remains of Likely Slaves [TIME]

Via TIME: The University of Georgia on Monday commemorated the 105 likely slaves who recently had to be buried again after their gravesites were unearthed during a construction project on campus. The graves were discovered in November 2015 during construction on an academic building next to the Old Athens Cemetery, which was used during the 19th century. Archaeologists exhumed and researched the remains for DNA analysis. They found that it was possible to analyze the DNA of about a third of the remains. Of that, they concluded the “vast majority”…

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The Last Rockerfeller, David Rockerfeller Dead at 101

NEW YORK (AP) — David Rockefeller was the last of his generation in a famous American family that taught its children that wealth brings great responsibility. Even as children, he and his siblings had to set aside portions of their allowances for charitable giving. That lesson lasted throughout his life; to mark his 100th birthday in 2015, Rockefeller gave 1,000 acres of land next to a national park to the state of Maine. Rockefeller died Monday in his sleep at his home in Pocantico Hills at age 101, according to…

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New Study Finds Black Entrepreneurs Face Economic Wealth, Credit and Trust Gaps

African-American entrepreneurs have the drive to start firms. So why isn’t this happening? Read More HERE.

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New Playlist: Drake- MORE LIFE

By Arielle Butler JACKSONVILLE, Fla.– Drake wishes “MORE LIFE”– a popular Jamaican term mean best wishes to the future, to everyone.  This 22-track-project feature hip-hop heavy-hitters Kanye West, 2 Chainz, Travis $cott, Quavo (1/3 of the Migos), PARTYNEXTDOOR and new artist Giggs.   The playlist, whose name was popularized by Jamaican dancehall great Vybz Kartel, was released at 6PM EST on OVO SOUND Radio on Apple Music and made available on all music streaming/purchasing outlets. 

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