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NYPD says it is building rape case against Harvey Weinstein

1/1Movie producer Harvey Weinstein Show Caption Hide Caption NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police said Friday that an actress’ rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein are credible, and if the movie mogul were in the state and the accusation more recent, they would move to arrest him immediately. Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said investigators have interviewed actress Paz…

Beyonce to play Nala in Disney’s ‘The Lion King’

1/1Beyonce Show Caption Hide Caption LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyonce Knowles-Carter is joining the cast of “The Lion King” to voice to role of Nala.The Walt Disney Studios revealed the main cast for its upcoming live-action and CG adaptation of its 1994 animated classic Wednesday and confirmed the months old rumor that the pop superstar would be lending her voice…

Former President Obama Opens Youth Leadership Summit

CIVIC LEADERS AND ARTISTS COME TOGETHER TO DISCUSS YOUTH INVOLVEMENT

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption Former President, Barack Obama, delivered the opening remarks at a youth leadership summit in Chicago today. The event was hosted by the Obama Foundation and is meant to be a “collective conversation” where young leaders…

Annual NYC Halloween Parade Goes On Despite Attack

NEW YORK GATHERS IN GREENWICH VILLAGE TO CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption The 44th annual Village Halloween Parade took place Tuesday night despite the attack in lower Manhattan earlier in the day. At least 8 people dead and more than a dozen others injured, but Halloween rages…

3 Prince heirs ask judge to remove estate administrator

1/1Late music superstar, Prince Show Caption Hide Caption CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Three heirs of Prince are asking a judge to remove the company that is managing his estate.The late music superstar’s half siblings Sharon, Norrine and John R. Nelson filed a motion Friday to remove Comerica Bank & Trust as estate executor. The three are upset that Comerica recently…

Popular Netflix Show Cancelled Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

ACTOR KEVIN SPACEY IN HOT WATER

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption Less than a day after allegations of sexual abuse against actor Kevin Spacey emerged,Netflixx has announced his TV series “House of Cards” will end after its upcoming sixth season. Production on the White House drama resumed several weeks ago in Baltimore. Today, executives from Netflix and the show’s producer, Media Rights Capital, were on set…

Children With Dogs Protected against Eczema and Asthma

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What do to if you’re allergic to your dog.   In Your Health Minute, Dogs might protect against childhood eczema and asthma. New research shows babies born to mothers who had a dog during their pregnancy had a lower risk of eczema until the age of 10. But, dogs had two different effect on children with asthma. Contact with bacteria…

Study says Doctors could Prevent Some Peanut Allergies

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Doctors not advising parents on how to possibly cure peanut allergies in children. In Your Health Minute, new guidelines suggest giving infants traces of peanuts to help prevent an allergy but many doctors don’t follow them. Surveys from 80 pediatricians show only 11 percent regularly discuss the topic with parents. And…nearly half do not refer high risk children, like those…

Childhood Peanut Allergies Increasing

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More children diagnosed with peanut allergies. In Your Health Minute, A new study reveals childhood peanut allergies have increased 21 percent since 2010. In fact, nearly two and a half percent of kids in the U-S may have an allergy to peanuts. Researchers also found an increase in tree nut allergies. Black children had nearly double the risk of nut…

Obesity Affects Breast Milk Production in New Mothers

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Obese pregnant women see a delay in breast milk production. In Your Health Minute, Breast milk production might be delayed in women who are obese. A new study tracked the timing of first lactation in over 200 new moms. Obese women were more likely to have their breast milk come in late than their normal weight peers. Researchers say newborns…