Intel Security Announced 10th Annual Most Dangerous Celebrity Online List – Amy Schumer

September 28, 2016

The most  most dangerous celebrity on the internet is Amy Schumer. Intel Security announced Wednesday that the actress-comedian topped its 10th annual list of the most dangerous celebrities online. A search for the “Trainwreck” and “Inside Amy Schumer” star carries over a 16 percent chance of connecting with a site that carries viruses or malware. Schumer was followed on Intel’s list by Justin Bieber, Carson Daly, Will Smith, Rihanna and Miley…

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Bostonian Embrace Popped Painted Pianos across the City Recently

September 28, 2016

Recently, Bostonian embrace popped painted pianos across the city and neighboring Cambridge. Celebrity Series of Boston placed 60 upright pianos decorated by local artists late last week. Each instrument bears a simple message: “Play Me, I’m Yours.” And play residents and visitors have. At historic Faneuil Hall’s Quincy Market food hall on Tuesday, a group of high school students from Boston took turns singing and playing Adele’s “Hello” and other pop tunes while…

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2016 Celebrity birthdays of Oct. 2-8

Celebrity birthdays
September 27, 2016

Oct. 2: Singer Don McLean is 71. Actor Avery Brooks (“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”) is 68. Guitarist Mike Rutherford of Genesis and Mike and the Mechanics is 66. Musician Sting is 65. Actress Lorraine Bracco is 62. Guitarist Greg Jennings of Restless Heart is 62. Singer Phil Oakey of Human League is 61. Singer Freddie Jackson is 58. Country singer Gillian Welch is 49. Singer Dion Allen of Az…

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Viola Davis Said Her Sexual Assault Experiences Made Her Advocate for the Rape Foundation

September 26, 2016

Viola Davis said her sexual assault experiences made her advocate for the rape foundation and encouraged others to visit treatment centers so they’ll become supporters. “You must,” she said. “And then let your heart do the rest.” “Myself, my mother, my sisters, my friend Rebecca, my friend from childhood, we all have one thing in common: We are all survivors of sexual assault in some way, shape or form,” Davis…

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Pam Grier and Jessye Norman Win Harvard University’s 2016 W.E.B. DuBois Medals

September 26, 2016

Actress Pam Grier and opera soprano Jessye Norman win Harvard University’s 2016 W.E.B. Du Bois medals honoring, they have made significant contributions to African and African American history and culture. Grier and Norman will be honored at the fourth annual Hutchins Center Honors on Oct. 6. Other medalists this year include hip hop artist and activist Lana “MC Lyte” Moorer, writer and producer David Simon and the 1966 Texas Western Miners…

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Historians Published a Book about Slavery in New York’s Hudson Valley

New York's Hudson Valley
September 26, 2016

Two historians have published a book that examines slavery in New York’s Hudson Valley. Susan Stessin-Cohn, of New Paltz, and Ashley Hurlburt-Biagini, of Salisbury Mills, spent years researching the topic for “In Defiance,” recently published by Albany-based Black Dome Press. Their book contains more than 550 newspaper notices published between 1735 and 1831, four years after slavery was abolished in New York state. Most of the notices were published in…

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The Pyongyang International Film Festival Top Honors – Young Woman Devotes Herself to Raising Orphans

September 24, 2016

The winner of the “Best Torch Award,” selected by a panel of international judges, was “Story About My House,” a drama about Ri Jong A, who wins the honors of leader Kim Jong Un for devoting herself to raising orphans after graduating from school. The prizes were announced at a lavishly decorated hall in central Pyongyang replete with glittery gowns, golden trophies and colorful stage lighting — but no red…

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Obama Celebrated New African-American Museum, which a Powerful Place Tells ‘Story of All of us’

September 24, 2016

Obama also said he hoped the museum would help people bridge divides that were re-exposed by the latest fatal, police-involved shootings of black men. The country’s first black president, Obama was scheduled to preside over an outdoor ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday morning for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which was built on the National Mall in the shadow of the Washington Monument. “The thing about this museum…

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NY teacher’s Effort to Reunite Jewish Survivors of Nazi concentration camp train with the U.S. soldiers

concentration camp train with the U.S. soldiers
September 22, 2016

“A Train Near Magdeburg” compiles years of research and interviews by Matthew Rozell, a history teacher at Hudson Falls High School. A student project he started years ago led him to the story of American soldiers who liberated 2,500 starving Jewish prisoners from a German train in April 1945. Nine years ago this month, one of those soldiers and three of the survivors held a reunion in Rozell’s classroom. Since…

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New Partnership with Anchorage Hospital Will Beam Critical Care Doctors 800Miles Away to the Emergency Room

Starting Thursday, a new partnership with an Anchorage hospital will virtually beam critical care doctors 800 miles away to the emergency room on Unalaska Island, home to Dutch Harbor. But instead of transmissions with fiber-optics, which are nowhere near the isolated Alaska island, the team putting together the system is relying on satellite technology in what is believed to be a first in the country for telemedicine. The clinic, Iliuliuk…

September 22, 2016
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