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Reality Star Khloe Kardashian Reportedly Pregnant

Khloe Kardashian is reportedly expecting her first child with basketball player Tristan Thompson of the Cleveland Cavaliers.  This news comes on the heels of rumors that Kardashian’s sister, 20-year-old Kylie Jenner,  is expecting her first child with boyfriend Travis Scott.  Kardashian’s rep did not immediately respond to requests for comment about the pregnancy.

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Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Heading To Puerto Rico

As officials got a clearer picture of the destruction Hurricane Maria wrought in Puerto Rico, federal and military aid increased with the news that the hospital ship USNS Comfort would be deployed.  In addition, The US Air Force is also sending additional aircraft to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to help in relief and aid missions. ...Read more

NCAA College Basketball Coaches Among Those Charged With Federal Crimes

The FBI has arrested 10 people, including college basketball coaches and high-level apparel company employees, in connection with an alleged widespread college basketball scheme.  They have been charged with wire fraud, bribery, travel act, and conspiracy offenses.  The U.S. Department of Justice said each of the coaches faces a maximum sentence of 80 years in prison. ...Read more

DirecTV Allows Some NFL Refunds After Anthem Controversy

Satellite broadcaster DirecTV will let at least some customers get refunds for its Sunday Ticket package of NFL games if they cite players’ national anthem protests.  The price of the package is about $280. and ordinarily, you cannot get a refund for the service once the season starts. AT&T, which owns DirecTV,  declined to confirm the change in policy.

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Britain’s Prince Harry and Girlfriend Meghan Markle Make First Public Appearance

Prince Harry and his American girlfriend Meghan Markle took their relationship public on Monday when they were seen together holding hands on the sidelines at 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto.  It was the first time the prince, 33, and the actress, 36, were snapped together by photographers, despite being a couple for over a year.  The Invictus Games is a Paralympics-style athletic competition that Prince Harry founded for wounded warriors. ...Read more

Jordin Sparks Performs National Anthem Before NFL Game Monday Night

Singer Jordin Sparks staged her own silent protest Monday while singing the National Anthem before the Cowboys vs. Cardinals NFL game. While she did not take to her knees, the singer had Bible verse, “Prov 31: 8-9,” written on her hand.  The verse reads, “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.” ...Read more