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    Winston Duke's M'Baku heats up 'Black Panther' fans

    (CNN)He may be a villain in "Black Panther" but fans are loving M'Baku. The character is portrayed by Winston Duke, a 31-year-old actor who trained at Yale. The Tobago native has become one of the breakout stars of the blockbuster film, with fans praising everything from his performance to his look. In my opinion though #MBaku was one of favorite characters in this film.

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    Florida shooting conspiracy theories: Here's how we can combat them

    In the real world, the funerals continue for victims of the Florida school shooting. In the virtual world, the survivors are the subject of relentless attacks. Yes, attacks. People on social media are sharing smears and conspiracy theories about the shooting and the survivors. Some of the attacks are designed to discredit the student activists and dismiss their calls for gun law reform. Criticism of policy positions is one thing. But lies and hoaxes are another thing altogether. These lies are like a form of pollution, poisoning our media environment and making us all sick. Case in point: The claims that student activist David Hogg is a "crisis actor," paid to pretend that he was a Parkland survivor

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    Newsweek publishes critical piece on company after staffers threaten to resign

    Late Monday night Newsweek's acting editor-in-chief, four senior editors and two reporters were ready to quit. After months of drama at the magazine, including a raid by the Manhattan District Attorney's office, the abrupt firings of their executive editor and editor-in-chief and questions about their website traffic and ad revenue, they were ready to take a stand. Their bosses at Newsweek Media Group were, sources familiar with the situation told CNN, trying to block a story they were working on looking into NMG's connection to Olivet University, a Christian school founded by a church run by a Korean-American pastor named David Jang. The connections between Jang, Olivet and Newsweek Media Group,

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    Jack Whitehall's best one-liners at the Brits

    Comedian Jack Whitehall hosted the Brit Awards for the very first time this year. And he proved he's pretty good at his day job with some hilarious one-liners. Here are his best bits: The swipe at Olly Murs Rag'n'Bone Man took to the stage to perform Skin and it included a dramatic fire display. After the performance, Jack took aim at The Voice coach Olly Murs. He said: "That was a controlled blaze by the way. Apparently Olly Murs was in the toilet tweeting about it." He was referring to Olly's tweets from back in November when police responded to reports of an incident in Oxford Circus in London. The singer told his Twitter followers he was in the "back office" of a Selfridges store and everyone

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    Asthma inhalers recalled in device alert

    Three batches of Ventolin Accuhaler and Seretide Accuhaler asthma inhalers have been recalled because they do not deliver the full number of doses. The MHRA - the body that regulates the devices - warned that patients may find their symptoms are not relieved as normal. People with affected inhalers should take them to their pharmacy and get a replacement, it said. The fault is the result of a manufacturing problem. The two affected batches of Ventolin Accuhaler and the one affected batch of Seretide were distributed to the UK market. They are manufactured by Glaxo Wellcome UK Limited. Only a small proportion of the units are defective. They are: Ventolin 200mcg - Accuhaler 1x60D, 786G, exp 05/2019

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    George and Amal Clooney to attend March For Our Lives

    (CNN)George and Amal Clooney have stepped up in support of the survivors of the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida. The superstar couple announced Tuesday that they are donating $500,000 to the upcoming "March For Our Lives" in the names of their 8-month-old twins, Alexander and Ella. A group of teens who survived the massacre that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are organizing a march on Washington, DC on March 24 to advocate for reduced gun violence. "Amal and I are so inspired by the courage and eloquence of these young men and women from Stoneman Douglas High School," George Clooney said in a statement.

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    Fergie and National Anthems that didn't sing

    "Who saw Fergie's national anthem performance at the NBA All Star Game?" Barr tweeted. "I think mine was better lowkey." Here are a few other performances that also got the thumbs down: Michael Bolton in 2003 The crooner is known for being smooth on the mic but his 2003 National Anthem performance at a Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees baseball game was pretty choppy. There was a weird echo and then, horror of horrors, Bolton had to peek at his palm where he had written the lyrics. R. Kelly in 2005 Kelly tried to put his own stamp on the anthem with an R & B flavored version at a Bernard Hopkins vs. Jermain Taylor boxing match. There were even some dancers Chicago stepping in the ring with