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Trump’s Inaugural Committee to Donate $3 Million to Hurricane Relief

After coming under fire for a delay in donating its remaining funds to charity, President Trump’s inaugural committee plans to give $3 million to three organizations involved in hurricane rescue efforts, officials said on Tuesday.  Chairman of the private Presidential Inaugural Committee, Thomas J. Barrack Jr., said the money will be divided equally among three groups — the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army and Samaritan’s Purse, an evangelical group. ...Read more

Louisville Basketball Coach Rick Pitino Placed on Unpaid Leave

Hall-of-Fame coach Rick Pitino, 65, was given leave from his post at Louisville after the latest scandal regarding an FBI probe into fraud and bribery. Louisville, which is under FBI investigation, is among the schools caught in the case that has rocked college basketball.   No one connected to Louisville has been publicly named or charged in the case however.  ...Read more

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