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In today's link roundup: At least one London 2012 athlete has no plans to return to his home country. Plus: Sharpton announces "Occupy the Corners" campaign.
August 2, 2012
Notables took to Twitter to congratulate the Olympian on her historic win. Here's what they said.
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In the wake of the Aurora, Colo., shooting, the rapper says that he does not agree with amending gun laws.
December 26, 2009
His father was so worried he warned authorities about his own son. Yet he was allowed on a plane to the U.S.
by Juliana Koranteng onAugust 21, 2009
The vast majority of victims dying in London from gang violence are young African-Caribbean men. But while their U.S.-city counterparts live and die by the gun, these gangs come bearing knives.
June 2, 2009
Michael Jackson is planning to open a 'Thriller-themed' casino and is hoping it doesn't go over like a lead balloon...
March 31, 2009
Some of the world’s most powerful leaders will be forced to put their differences aside and work together to solve this global economic crisis.
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This week’s G-20 summit will test the continent’s love fest with Barack Obama. Note to Prez: Along with stimulus plans, take flowers and candy.
by Valerie Gladstone onFebruary 7, 2009
Welcome to the Double Club, a restaurant-bar-discothèque in London. And if that weren't enough, it fuses Western and Congolese traditions into its art, music and cuisine.
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