Dakota Access Pipeline

The Army Corps of Engineers informed the Oceti tribe that it will halt work on the Dakota Access pipeline in order to conduct an environmental impact study.

The government’s decision comes after weeks of sometimes violent conflicts between police and tribal members who objected to an oil pipeline on the sacred grounds of the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota.

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Oakland fire

Oakland residents who live near the warehouse where 33 people were confirmed dead in a fire early Saturday say the tragedy could have been avoided.

City officials confirmed previous investigations into complaints about the warehouse in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland. The structure was not zoned for parties or as a residential property.

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Reginae Carter celebrated her 18th birthday with a 90’s themed party at Suite Lounge in Atlanta. Special invited guests included Reginae’s daddy, rap mogul Li’l Wayne, Reginae’s mother Antonia “Toya” Wright, Xscape singers Tameka “Tiny” Harris and Kandi Burruss; actor Shad Moss, reality star Rasheeda Frost, Tiny’s daughter Zonnque Pullins, Jermaine Dupri‘s daughter Shaniah Mauldin, R&B singer Nivea, OMG Girlz, and more!

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Van Jones Obama

The running gag in Washington DC is if you want President Obama to care about an issue, disguise it as gay, transgender or refugee-related.

That’s the dilemma facing Native Americans at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota, where a fierce standoff continues over the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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