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News You Can Use: Did You Know Certain Foods Help You Get Rid of a Hangover

Scrumptous grilled cheese sandwich with a cup of tomato soup.
Scrumptious grilled cheese sandwich with a cup of tomato soup.

*For those of us who love to eat, (because we obviously love to drink!) this is especially great news. With the weekend fast-approaching, and Friday “Happy Hour” already on the mind, Yahoo has put together a list of foods that will make your “morning after” a bit more bearable.

Eating the right foods can be better than any medicine when it comes to curing those hangover blues. Now, if there was any real cure for a hangover, we’d probably know it by now, but there are certain foods that help make you feel better than others.

If you’re a breakfast anytime of the day kind of person, you’ll like this first hangover eliminating dish.

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Parents of Teen Found Dead in Rolled Up Gym Mat, Sues School for Bullying (Graphic)

Kendrick Johnson
Kendrick Johnson

 

*Kenneth and Jacquelyn Johnson did not believe the official autopsy that claimed their 17-year-old son, Kendrick Johnson, had fallen into a rolled up gym map and suffocated, after he tried to retrieve a tennis shoe. So they hired their own private pathologist, whose finding resulted in the conclusion that the young man died from a bodily blow.

Further investigation found that Kendrick, an African American, had been bullied by a white classmate prior to his death, and somebody killed the teen and placed him in the mat to cover it up. Continue reading

Did You Know That These Six Celebrities Have Buried A Child?

Dr. Dre
Dr. Dre

Dr. Dre’s 20-year-old son Andre Young, Jr. died of an overdose in 2008. His mom found him unresponsive the next morning after a night out with friends.

George Benson
George Benson

George Benson suffered much tragedy during his lifetime. He has buried three sons. One died from kidney failure, one from SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) and one he lost to gun violence. His 29-year-old son, Keith Givens, was fatally shot outside a Pittsburgh bar in 1991.

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Evelyn Champagne King

Evelyn Champagne King and Freddie Fox lost their only child in 1988. Their daughter, Johnniea King was named for Evelyn’s mother and was only two years old. Continue reading

Dad Devastated: Sleeping Eight-Year-Old Son Shot Dead By Gunman

Devastated Dad

*A father is shown devastated after a gunman fired shots into the bedroom of his eight-year-old  who was asleep in his Detroit home. The boy was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Jakari Pearson was sleeping in his upstairs bedroom when a gunman fired several times at the house, striking the youngster in the chest at around 1.15am on Wednesday.

Jakari’s mother was also shot and was taken to a hospital, but her condition is unknown, WWJ reported.

The police believe they know who did it. Continue reading

Horrific New Game: How Could a ‘Fire Challenge’ Not Go Wrong? (Watch)

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*You may also be thinking, “what in the hell is wrong with these fools? Who would douse himself with an accelerant and light himself on fire? Meet the new, ridiculous “challenge” circulating on FaceBook that is meant to make us laugh at the person running around aflame.

What, I ask, would be funny about this; and how could something not go terribly wrong?

One 15-year-old boy is dead from the injuries he sustained while performing the challenge. James Shores burned to death after his entire body was engulfed in flames. Continue reading

Woman Tries to Molest Sister’s 12-Year-Old Friend at Sleepover

Woman child molester

*Most people are under the assumption that men are the only ones who molest young girls and rape women. And while molestation by a male figure is no doubt more prevalent, women are not exempt from the sick crime either. Continue reading

Good News: He Was Once a Foster Child, Now He’s a UCLA Graduate!

UCLA Graduate was once a foster child

*Wow, imagine a world where we heard news like this more often. A man who was once a product of the foster care system, hung in there, in spite of the fact that no one believed in him, and came out on top!

Festus Ohan is now a graduate of UCLA and has received multiple acceptance letters to top medical universities, according to KABC.

Not shying away from revealing the day his father abandoned him as a kid, he shared, “I went to bed in tears, crying, praying, asking God, ‘Why did this happen to me?’” Continue reading

Watch: Ebola Victim Who Sparked Fear of a Global Outbreak Was Headed Home to Minnesota

Decontee Sawyer with husband Patrick.
Decontee Sawyer with husband Patrick.

*Patrick Sawyer, 40, died of the horrific Ebola disease, in Lagos, Nigeria on Friday, before he could step foot on the plane that would have brought him home to his wife in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. The Sawyer’s are originally from Liberia, but have relatives in the States as well as in West Africa.

Patrick was planning to come to America in August to celebrate the birthdays of his two girls.

Decontee Sawyer, 34, said her husband had contracted the incurable virus from his sister in Liberia. The virus has killed more than 700 people across West Africa and one man, Kent Brantley, was actually treating Ebola patients when he discovered that he, too, had the symptoms. Continue reading