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Witness reportedly threatened in Young Thug’s RICO case

A witness in the highly charged criminal case against Young Thug and Gunna has been threatened, the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office in Atlanta revealed. District Attorney Fani Willis told WSB-TV that her office discovered that part of a witness’ testimony was leaked and then posted on social media. Now, the lives of the witness and his or her children have been imperiled.
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Joshua Aviv’s SparkCharge business receives good news from White House

SparkCharge continues to receive positive news concerning its future. President Joe Biden recently signed the CHIPS and Science Act, which will add nearly $50 billion in investments that will benefit American semiconductor manufacturers. SparkCharge, which provides mobile charging stations for electric vehicles, previously received $1 million in investments from Marc Cuban and Lori Greiner on ABC’s “Shark Tank.”

Biden-Harris administration announces more vaccine doses in wake of monkeypox

In the wake of America’s monkeypox outbreak, the Biden-Harris administration announced on Aug. 15 hundreds of thousands of new vaccine doses are on the way. Through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the administration is making up to 442,000 doses of the JYNNEOS vaccine to combat the monkeypox outbreak. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 11,890 confirmed cases of monkeypox, as of Aug. 15.

‘P-Valley’ finale causes social media inferno

P-Valley is now trending via Twitter and the show’s audience is in a spiral after last night’s season finale, especially since a particular character will not be returning. Here’s what we know. During the season finale, the relationship between Lil Murda and Uncle Clifford starts to get...

Kodak Black booted off Twitter over latest rant

Twitter snatched Kodak Black off his Twitter platform after the rapper uttered some very problematic statements over the past few days. Without naming a target, the 25-year-old Pompano Beach, Florida-based Kodak roared at someone that he is far from being a fraud. B— a– n—-s KNOW FIRSTHAND I STAND UP...

LeBron James rejoices after son Bronny’s fluid slam-dunk (video)

For at least one play, LeBron “Bronny” James Jr. resembled his pops as he streaked down the court and threw down an electrifying dunk over an opponent in Europe. Bronny James is playing for the California Basketball Club which was engaged in an exhibition with the U18 French Select squad in France over the weekend. In a video that is now viral, Bronny got a pass from a teammate, juked an opponent at about halfcourt and then torpedoed to paint to power the ball through the rim.

Atlanta Hawks 2022 draft pick AJ Griffin has a spiritual message for the world

AJ Griffin was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the first round of the 2022 NBA Draft. Griffin signed his first professional brand ambassador deal with The Athlete’s Foot following his selection by the Hawks and made his first appearance for the footwear chain on Aug. 13 to giveaway back-to-school supplies and participate in a check presentation to Fundamental Skills Camp.

Ms. Business explains why she is ‘the’ tax expert

S. Brooks has been dubbed as both “Ms. Business 101” and the “Tax Expert” because of her extensive knowledge in accounting and finance. Brooks provides tax information and tips through social media and graced the Invest Fest BET stage to provide information on the How to Prepare for a Recession panel.

Michael Blackson blasted for vulgar joke about Brittney Griner

Comedian Michael Blackson, famous for his irreverent takes on popular culture in the past, got some blowback for what is considered an inappropriate and vulgar joke about pro hooper Brittney Griner, who is imprisoned in Russia. Griner, a superstar for the WNBA’s Phoenix Suns, was convicted and sentenced to nine...

R. Kelly allegedly did this to a teenage girl, and now she’s ready to testify

R. Kelly’s federal trial in Chicago starts on Aug. 15. Kelly is charged with enticing minors into sexual activity, 13 counts that include creating and receiving child pornography, and obstruction of justice. The current charges are based on a tape that showed Kelly allegedly having sex with a teenage girl, and then urinating on her. Kelly was tried in 2008 but the victim in the video refused to testify and he was acquitted. The woman, who is now in her 30s, will testify this time. The conspiracy to obstruct justice charge stems from the 2008 trial, during which prosecutors allege Kelly intimidated the witness by threatening her to ensure that she would not testify.

‘RHOA’ star Drew Sidora hosts brunch with Dr. Aaron Fletcher

“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Drew Sidora invited her reality television friends to join her and Dr. Aaron Fletcher at their private, beauty-themed brunch. In attendance were one of Bravo TV’s hottest couples, Dr. Contessa and Scott Metcalfe from “Married to Medicine”; Destiny Peyton from the OWN Network’s “Love and Marriage Huntsville”; filmmaker Cynthia Stephens of CEM Media; and music producer Ralph Pittman, Sidora’s husband.

Brother of former NFL player a suspect in fatal shooting

The brother of former NFL cornerback Aqib Talib, Yaqub Talib, has been identified as a suspect in the shooting death of a youth football coach in Texas. On the night of Aug. 13, a video went viral on social media of coaches, referees and parents getting into an altercation at a football game. Later on in the video, gunshots are fired, and screaming can be heard in the background.