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Mayweather-McGregor to be shown live in movie theaters

Movie theaters around the U.S. will show the Aug. 26 fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. The bout between the undefeated boxer and the Irish UFC champion will cost $99.95 on high-definition pay-per-view TV. Tickets for the fight at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena will range from $500 to $10,000 — and there aren’t many $500 seats. Meanwhile, movie…

Model Chrissy Teigen says Trump blocked her on Twitter

1/1Donald Trump Twitter Show Caption Hide Caption Model Chrissy Teigen says she has been blocked on Twitter by President Donald Trump after years of trolling the Republican online. Teigen posted a screenshot from her Twitter account revealing she had been blocked from viewing the president’s tweets. Teigen says the final straw was when she responded to one of the president’s…

Flip Flops Not Good for Your Feet

PODIATRISTS SAY FLIP FLOPS ARE A FLOP

Some doctors say flip flops are a flop.   Flip flops are the go to summer shoe. But you might want to consider putting them aside for the sake of your foot. Podiatrists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center say they see a lot of patients with foot conditions caused by flip flops. They don’t have an arch or heel…

Rare HIV Remission

CHILD NO LONGER SHOWS SIGNS OF HIV

  HIV remission is rare, but, it can happen.   A rare case of HIV remission has been reported in South Africa. A 9-year-old child was diagnosed with an HIV infection as a baby. Doctors put the baby on anti-hiv medication and the treatment was able to suppress the virus enough to put the child into remission. The child has…

2 new Harry Potter books set to be published in October

1/1Harry Potter Movie Cast Show Caption Hide Caption LONDON (AP) — Two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series. The British Library’s Harry Potter exhibition, “A History of Magic,” opens in October and runs through February 2018. In…

Beyonce introduces newborn twins Sir Carter and Rumi

1/1Beyonce holds twins Rumi and Sir Carter Show Caption Hide Caption Beyonce has finally debuted her twins a month after they were born.The singer posted a picture of herself holding the babies on Instagram late Thursday night and wrote in the caption, “Sir Carter and Rumi 1 month today.” She didn’t mention the babies’ genders. Beyonce is wearing a flowing…

Kid Rock hints at potential US Senate run in Michigan

1/1Kid Rock Show Caption Hide Caption LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The musician from suburban Detroit is teasing his potential 2018 candidacy, though it is news to Michigan Republicans. Kid Rock, who was born Robert Ritchie, said Wednesday that a website hinting at his campaign — www.kidrockforsenate.com — is legit. “I have had a ton of emails and texts asking me…

Temporary restraining order issued against Rob Kardashian

1/1Black Chyna and her attorney Lisa Bloom Show Caption Hide Caption LOS ANGELES (AP) — A court commissioner on Monday issued a temporary restraining order against Rob Kardashian in response to the reality television star’s posting of explicit images of his ex-fiancee on social media last week. Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner James E. Blancarte granted the order based on…

Jenners respond to lawsuit: Only 2 Tupac T-shirts sold

1/1(L-R) Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner & Khloe Kardashian Show Caption Hide Caption LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fashion label for Kendall and Kylie Jenner said Sunday it only sold two “vintage” T-shirts with late rapper Tupac Shakur’s image on them before pulling the items from stores. The Kendall + Kylie brand released a statement in response to a copyright infringement…