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Garth Brooks understands the need to raise three girls after divorce in a new documentary A & E

Country legend Garth Brooks was the greatest country music artist of the 1990s, so he was constantly on the road, far from his wife...

Garth Brooks calls his ex-wife “phenomenal” after hearing his comments in a new documentary

Country legend Garth Brooks is the subject of a new two-part documentary about A & E entitled The Road I'm On. This film gives...

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The tradition of slavery and Empire today

In this video from Studio B, Unscripted, celebrated academic and author Priyamvada Gopal and BRIT award-nominated spoken-word artist George Mpanga discuss the connection between slavery and Empire and the Grenfell Tower fire, which killed 72 people living in public housing in London on June 14, 2017, as well as how they navigate the responsibility of…

‘Make Iran Great Again!’: Trump hits back after Khamenei’s jibe

Shortly after Trump’s tweet, Khamenei’s official English language account tweeted out that the U.S. government lies when saying it stands with the Iranian people. “If you are standing by the Iranian ppl, it is only to stab them in the heart with your venomous daggers. Of course, you have so far failed to do so,…

Political fundraiser gets 3-year prison sentence for fraud

When fundraising for his PACs, including one group that was ostensibly raising money for Republican Ken Cuccinelli's 2013 bid for Virginia governor and another PAC that said it helped veterans, Rogers "intentionally misrepresented to donors that these PACs would use the donations to support political causes and candidates," U.S. Attorney Zachary Terwilliger wrote in a…

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What is Russia’s Putin up to?

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Medvedev (L) has been the president's right-hand man and will now take a backseat It came out of nowhere. Even ministers in the Russian government apparently did not see their departure coming.Was it a case of a new working year in Moscow - out with the old and in…

Facebook will reportedly stop pushing to sell ads on WhatsApp, more than a year after its founders resigned in protest of the effort (FB)

Facebook is reportedly shelving a controversial plan to include advertisements in its WhatsApp messaging service, a new report said. The company recently disbanded a team that explored the best ways of integrating ads onto WhatsApp, the Wall Street Journal's Jeff Horowitz and Kirsten Grind reported on Thursday.The move is a surprising about face in Facebook's efforts…