Nigerian Priest Found Dead From Apparent Road Ambush
A Nigerian Catholic priest who served at two Louisiana parishes for 11 years before returning to his home country was shot and killed by unknown assailants in an apparent road ambush in Southern Nigeria last weekend.
The Rev. Dennis Osuagwu, who was serving in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Owerri in Nigeria’s Imo state and worked at the General House of the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, was traveling in the town of Nekede last Saturday when he was ambushed and shot dead at point blank range.
Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle Plead Guilty to Sex with Minors and Child Pornography Charges, Facing Up to 12 Years
There are many people saying Jared Fogle looked a little weird anyway. This is really a shame because he was a public figure and role model for many people. It’s always strange to see people’s indiscretions aired out like this but we need to know so here we are.
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Former Subway restaurant pitchman Jared Fogle appeared in court Wednesday on charges of having had sex with minors and distributing and receiving child pornography, according to a plea agreement released by the U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of Indiana.
Obama Administration Linked to Ashley Madison List Through Personnel Emails Addresses
Hundreds of email addresses from the Obama White House and key federal agencies appear to have been uncovered in a leaked list of clients who use Ashley Madison, the website that encourages people to sign up for a chance to cheat on their spouse.
Hackers broke into the cheating website, and late Tuesday, Wired.com reported that information on 32 million users was posted on a “dark” website used by well-known hackers. The data includes much of the personal information of the alleged users, and one link made available breaks the data down into how many clients come from various government websites.
Ex-Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Divorces Wife of 60 Years
Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has filed for divorce from his wife of nearly 60 years on Wednesday as he continues to battle her over ownership of the team.
Sterling, 81, cited irreconcilable differences in paperwork submitted to the Los Angeles Superior Court, attorney Bobby Samini said. That paperwork was initially rejected by the court as incomplete, but it was corrected and resubmitted afterward. It lists their date of separation as Aug. 1, 2012.
OWN is continuing its scripted expansion.
The Oprah Winfrey– and Discovery-owned cable network has handed out a straight-to-series order for megachurch drama Greenleaf, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
The 13-episode series hails from Lionsgate Television and Craig Wright (Six Feet Under, Lost, Tyrant) and centers on the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies are as numerous as the faithful.
49ers’ Aldon Smith Released After Latest Arrest
More than missing one of the game’s most menacing pass rushers, the San Francisco 49ers care that Aldon Smith can carry on with a healthy life off the field over the long haul.
With or without football.
Smith received second chance after second chance with the Niners before they finally had enough following his fifth run-in with the law. The franchise parted ways with the troubled but talented linebacker Friday after Santa Clara police accused him of drunken driving, hit and run and vandalism.
Vickie Winan’s Nephew, Tim Bowman Jr. Gets Gospel Happy
You may not recognize his name, but that will soon change. Tim Bowman, Jr., son of smooth jazz guitarist Tim Bowman, nephew of Vickie Winans, cousin to that singing family we love, the Winans, wants you to know that he appreciates his musical journey so far.
Following the success of his debut album “Beautiful,” Bowman celebrates the release of I’m Good, his new hit single produced by Rodney Jerkins, Grammy® award winner and CEO of Lifestyle Music Group.
Has President Obama Failed Black People, Says Jesse Jackson
President Barack Obama hasn’t leveraged the full force of federal agencies to target systemic and historical inequities that keep blacks in the U.S. behind whites in employment, opportunity and wealth, the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. said.
The veteran civil rights activist criticized the president this week amid a nationwide campaign to inspire a sense of empowerment among African-Americans and accountability in government and corporations toward disadvantaged populations.
Jackson, who fought poverty and racism alongside the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s, launched the campaign this year amid ongoing strife over police shootings in communities of color and economic inequalities.