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500 construction workers operating hundreds of heavy machinery are working day and night to build a 1,000-bed coronavirus hospital in just 7 days to cope with the deadly Wuhan coronavirus.

The six-acres of dirt will be the site of a new 1,000-bed hospital just one week from now. The hospital is expected to open on February 3.

Experts warn that 350,000 people will be infected with the deadly coronavirus in the city of Wuhan alone.

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The hospital will comprise of multiple buildings made out of pre-fabricated components and shipping containers that will be assembled in place on the site.

The facility is of the utmost urgency as coronavirus cases quadruple every day.

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Aerial photos show workers driving dozens of excavators while hundreds of dump trucks line up at the construction site of an emergency field hospital in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

The Wuhan coronavirus has killed 26 people and infected nearly 10,000 more around the world so far this month, dailymail.com reported.

Airport officials are screening arriving travelers for fevers in Los Angeles, Washington state, New York, Washington D.C. and Atlanta.

The virus, which leaped from fish or animals to humans, is linked to a wholesale fish market miles from the Wuhan laboratory.

The contagion is easily spread through close contact with infected persons and through the air by coughing or sneezing.

The virus replicates rapidly in the lungs and overwhelms the respiratory system, causing inflammation and swelling in lung tissue, making it difficult for the patient to breathe. The cause of death is usually organ failure.

Symptoms include a fever, shortness of breath, cough, runny nose, headache and sore throat.

China has locked down 14 cities, canceled public transportation and closed roads in and out of cities to stop the spread of the virus.

A woman bragged on social media that she had a fever but she took medication to cheat screeners at an airport in Wuhan so she could leave the city. The woman was tracked down in Paris, France by health officials. She tested negative for the virus.

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Doctors in Chicago confirmed a coronavirus case there. Doctors say a woman who recently returned to the U.S. from Wuhan, China called ahead to a clinic in Chicago to say she had symptoms.

Tests confirmed the woman was infected with the deadly SARS-like virus. The news comes as China shut down 17 cities and canceled public transportation while closing roads to prevent the spread of the virus.

Early reports claimed the mysterious pneumonia-type virus leaped from fish and animals to humans. London's dailymail.com reports the virus "accidentally" escaped from a laboratory in Wuhan that tests biological weapons.

The contagion is easily spread through close contact with infected persons and through the air by coughing or sneezing.

The virus replicates rapidly in the lungs and overwhelms the respiratory system, causing swelling in lung tissue and making it difficult for the patient to breathe. The cause of death is usually organ failure.

The first case in the U.S. was confirmed at a hospital in Seattle, Washington. That patient is being treated by a robot to cut down on exposure to healthcare workers.

The World Health Organization (WHO) met Wednesday night but they failed to declare a global emergency, saying there is no evidence that the virus has spread beyond China.

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A Detroit man is suing a bank for calling the police when he went to deposit settlement checks from a race discrimination lawsuit.

Sauntore Thomas, 44, alleges TCF Bank accused him of check fraud because the bank couldn't verify checks he tried to deposit as part of his lawsuit settlement.

Thomas, who is Black, received an undisclosed amount from Enterprise Rent a Car to settle a May 2018 lawsuit.

He filed a lawsuit on Wednesday after what he calls a "hellish experience" being questioned by police in front of bank customers - while two more Detroit police officers guarded the door outside, the Detroit Free Press reported.

Thomas is seeking unspecified damages and an apology from TCF Bank. The bank claims it was only following protocol when there is a large deposit made.

The bank filed a police report alleging Thomas committed bank fraud. TCF Bank claims the watermark on the checks indicated the checks were fraudulent.

Thomas wasn't arrested and no charges were filed, the NY Daily News reported.

A spokesperson from the Livonia Police Department told the Free Press that the checks could not be verified because they weren't payroll checks.

An emailed copy of the settled lawsuit from Thomas' attorney, Deborah Gordon, didn't resolve the dispute, nor did conversations with Gordon, the cops and bank personnel.

"Obviously, assumptions were made the minute he walked in based on his race," attorney Gordon told the Free Press.

"It's unbelievable that this guy got done with a race discrimination case and he's not allowed to deposit the checks based on his case? It's absolutely outrageous."

Gordon, who is Caucasian, said "banking while Black" should not have been viewed as a crime.

"This is just another classic example of what it's like living your life as a Black male," she told BuzzFeed News. "The checks are for real. Why was there an issue? Why could you not verify them? You're a bank, after all - it's your job to verify checks."

The bank issued a swift apology for the experience Thomas had at their banking center. "Local police should not have been involved. We strongly condemn racism and discrimination of any kind," TCF Bank said in a statement to the Free Press.

"We take extra precautions involving large deposits and requests for cash and in this case, we were unable to validate the checks presented by Mr. Thomas and regret we could not meet his needs."

Thomas closed his account at TCF Bank and deposited the checks at another bank - where they cleared in 12 hours.

"I want to be vindicated," Thomas told the Free Press. He said he feared being arrested that day because he knows what happens to men with dark skin who don't toe the line.

"I feel very intimidated because I knew that if I would have gotten loud, they would have had me on the ground for disturbance of the peace," he said.

"I didn't give them any type of indication that I was getting upset. I wanted to make sure I stayed as levelheaded as possible, because I wasn't going to be the next person on the ground saying, 'I can't breathe.'"

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Fire officials in Massachusetts are warning TikTok users not to participate in a dangerous viral challenge that causes fires when pennies are placed on iPhone chargers.

The viral trend is responsible for setting classrooms on fire at two Massachusetts schools this week.

The Plymouth fire department issued letters to Plymouth North High School students and parents warning them to stop putting pennies on the exposed prongs of iPhone chargers.

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Firefighters say the exposed prongs coming in contact with a copper penny causes an arc of electricity from electrical outlets.

According to a teacher, two students plugged iPhone chargers into outlets and placed a penny between the partially exposed prongs of the charger and the outlet, resulting in sparks and flames.

"It's almost like an explosion," said Plymouth Fire Chief Edward Bradley. "The electricity propels the charger and the coin - the coin is molten metal at this point," Bradley told WHDH TV.

"It does not take much to be electrocuted fatally just by an outlet in a wall socket," he explained.

Amherst Fire Department Assistant Chief Jeff Olmstead said the viral challenge could cause thousands of dollars in damage to the electrical system "if they have to pull those wires back to a circuit breaker. The damage to the person, electrocution causing burns or death or starting clothes on fire or items nearby," he told Western Mass News.

Olmstead said pranksters will be charged with felony arson and property damage.

"Although they are younger, they will face fees, fines and probation and no one wants to see them have a felony or conviction on a record."

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Life goes on inside the Quarantined city of Wuhan, China, where the deadly Wuhan coronavirus was first reported.

The city was closed down by Chinese authorities on Wednesday to stop the spread of the deadly Wuhan coronavirus. Public transportation was shut down and people were warned not to travel to or from Wuhan.

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Still, panic has not yet set in among the populace in Wuhan or the countries surrounding China. Hundreds of travelers wore face masks at Hong Kong's Kowloon rail station.

Wuhan citizens waited patiently to buy groceries, while children wearing face masks splay on swings at a public playground in Wuhan.

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Hairdressers wore black masks as they cut the hair of their customers in Beijing, China.

The mysterious SARS-like pneumonia virus has killed 17 people and sickened over 10,000. The virus reportedly leaped from fish and animals to humans.

The contagion is easily spread through close contact with infected persons and through the air by coughing or sneezing.

The virus replicates rapidly in the lungs and overwhelms the respiratory system, causing swelling in lung tissue, making it difficult for the patient to breathe. The cause of death is usually organ failure.

The World Health Organization (WHO) met last night but they failed to declare a global emergency.

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Chinese authorities have placed Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, under strict quarantine to stop the spread of the deadly Wuhan coronavirus.

The Wuhan coronavirus is named after the city where the first fatal case was reported. The Wuhan virus is now categorized as an epidemic after the death toll quadrupled overnight.

The virus that causes a deadly type of pneumonia has spread around the world from ground zero in Wuhan city. The CDC confirmed America's first case of Wuhan coronavirus in Washington state.

America, Asia and Europe authorities have canceled planes and trains and screened travelers for the virus. The World Health Organization (WHO) is considering declaring an international emergency.

Chinese authorities shut down public transportation in Wuhan and urged people not to travel to or from Wuhan. The emergency measures were set to take effect at 10 a.m. local time.

Officials said quarantining the city was necessary to "effectively cut off the transmission of the virus, resolutely curb the spread of the epidemic, and ensure the safety and health of the people."

Officials used television, radio and Twitter.com to spread the word that Wuhan and its population were under quarantine. The hashtag #WuhanLockdown was the top trending topic on Twitter.

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Sales of surgical masks have skyrocketed in Asian countries.

Citizens of Wuhan took to Twitter to express concern about what would happen to them if they are under quarantine and unable to leave the city.

"Who will think of the lives of those of us who are healthy in Wuhan? We are also afraid," wrote one Twitter user.

"Even before the city was closed, we protected ourselves and hid at home. Now we are lambs who will still be slaughtered, and we can only leave our fates to the heavens."

Others wondered how sick residents would get from their homes to hospitals without public transportation.

Coronaviruses were first identified in the 1960s from nasal swabs of people who had the common cold.

But the new coronavirus leaped from fish and animals to humans. The virus is easily spread via air, replicates rapidly in the lungs and overwhelms the respiratory system.

One critical patient was placed on a heart and lung machine to bypass their lungs until they recovered from the disease.

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A drag queen issued a stern warning to parents to keep their children away from the drag culture. Kitty Demure (not pictured) created a video warning parents: the drag scene is not for kids.

Demure's warning comes as more libraries are hosting drag queen story hour for children in some communities.

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Demure (pictured) describes himself as a "non-conformist gay who doesn't follow the leftist hive mind."

He said the sex-obsessed drag queen culture is no place for children.

"What in the h*ll has a drag queen ever done to make you have so much respect for them, and admire them so much, other than put on makeup and jump on the floor and writhe around and do sexual things on stage?" Demure said in the video.

"I have absolutely no idea why you would want that to influence your child," he added. "Would you want a stripper or a porn star to influence your child? It makes no sense at all. A drag queen performs in a night club for adults. There is a lot of filth that goes on, a lot of sexual stuff that goes on, and backstage there's a lot of nudity, sex and drugs," he continued.

"So I don't think this is an avenue you would want your child to explore. They could explore dressing up at home, like we all did, like all gay boys did. We all dressed [in drag] at home and we had a great time."

Demure said exposing children to drag queens is "extremely, extremely irresponsible on your part." He added:

"You might want to look like you're with it, that you're cool, that you're woke, that you're not a nazi, you're not a homophobe... whatever it may be. But you can raise your child to be just a normal, regular, everyday child without including them in gay, sexual things."

Demure said exposing children to the drag community is actually hurting the community.

"We have already had a reputation of being pedophiles and being perverts and deviants. We don't need you to bring your children around."

Demure urged parents to keep their children home or entertain them with trips to Disneyland, Chuck E. Cheese, or the circus.

He suggested taking teenagers to the gay clubs when they turn 18 - because that's an adult thing.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first case of Wuhan coronavirus in the United States.

The CDC announced that a man has been diagnosed with the deadly pneumonia virus in Washington state.

The first cases of the deadly coronavirus were reported in China.

CDC officials said the patient recently traveled to Wuhan, the Chinese city where the respiratory infections began.

At least six people have died and hundreds more are sickened by the mysterious virus. The virus is very contagious and spreads easily from human to human. Sales of disposable masks have skyrocketed.

Human coronaviruses were first identified in the 1960s in cultures taken from nasal swabs of patients with the common cold.

The CDC and Chinese officials report that the new coronavirus leaped from fish and animals to humans. Only seven known coronaviruses infect humans, including the well-publicized SARS outbreaks.

The outbreak has spread to three other Asian countries -- Japan, South Korea and Thailand.

Major airlines are screening passengers for symptoms of the coronavirus before they board commercial jets.

Planes are delayed and travelers wait in long lines at New York's JFK Airport and airports in Los Angeles and San Francisco to be screened for the virus.

Stocks on Wall Street are trading near session lows on the news that the mystery virus is spreading to other countries.

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Monday, Jan. 20, is Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday in America. Black Twitter users sent the hashtag #MLKDay trending on the social media platform.

The hashtag generated tens of thousands of tweets paying tribute to the slain civil rights leader. But one tweet in particular caught Black Twitter's eye.

The tweet was sent by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), who many accused of tapping Dr. King's phones in motel rooms and sending tapes of his sexual exploits to his wife, Coretta Scott King, pictured below with King and their first child, Yolanda King, in 1956.

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The tweet accompanied a nighttime photo of a memorial to Dr. King installed at the entrance to the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

"Today, the FBI honors the life and work of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A quote from Dr. King is etched in stone at the FBI Academy's reflection garden in Quantico as a reminder to all students and FBI employees: "The time is always right to do what is right." #MLKDay

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As they do every year when the FBI remembers King on his holiday, Black Twitter was ready to throw jabs and daggers.

Not willing to let bygones be bygones Black Twitter reminded the FBI that ex-director J. Edgar Hoover tapped Dr. King's phones and hounded him to his grave.

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Piers Morgan unleashed his fury at the departing Prince Harry, who gave an emotional speech during a private party for his African charity in England on Sunday night.

"Once Meghan and I were married, we were excited. We were hopeful and we were here to serve," Harry said on Sunday. "For those reasons it brings me great sadness that it has come to this."

"The decision that I have made for my wife and I to step back is not one I made lightly. It was so many months of talks, after so many years of challenges, and I know I haven't always gotten it right, but as far as this goes there really was no other option."

Harry's speech came one day after Queen Elizabeth released a statement saying Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will stop using their HRH titles this spring.

It is believed that the Queen refused to allow Harry and Meghan to use their HRH titles to prevent them from profiting off their royal names.

Morgan lashed out at the 35-year-old Prince in a scathing editorial published in the Daily Mail Online on Monday.

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"The cause of his 'great sadness' is that he and his wife Megan are quitting the Royal Family to go and live in North American and be full-time celebrities," wrote Morgan.

The British journalist called Harry and Meghan "just another pair of grasping, money-chasing celebrities."

Referring to them as "royal Kardashians," Morgan laughably dismissed Harry's claim that he and Meghan "will continue to lead a life of service."

"We've already seen from the cringe-making clips of him (successfully) hustling the boss of Disney for Megan for voiceover work, that the only service on their minds is to commercially exploit their royal status and promote her acting career."

"Oh, I know, I know... the only accepted narrative, certainly on Twitter, is that the mean, beastly, racist media has driven out poor Harry and Meghan with our despicable antics," Morgan wrote.

"It could just be that Meghan and Harry are a pair of spoiled, entitled, hypocritical brats who decided to hold the Queen and Monarchy to ransom so they could have their royal cake and eat it, and have now had their bluff called and sent packing."

Morgan added: "We shamefully refused to let them lecture us about the environment AND use private jets like taxis!"

Morgan was referring to the recent controversy when Harry and Meghan were criticized for constantly complaining about the climate - while flying all over the world in luxury private jets.

The furor died down after Harry and Meghan agreed to fly commercial jets rather than private jets which can cost $250,000 for a round trip from London to Canada.

Morgan's column was published as Prince Harry attended the UK-Africa Investment Summit in London on Monday. The media is calling it his final official duty as an ex-royal before he heads to Canada to join Meghan and their son Archie Harrison.

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Prince Harry gave an emotional speech at a private dinner for his charity supporting young people with HIV and AIDS on Sunday - a day after Queen Elizabeth released a statement saying Harry and wife Meghan Markle will stop using their HRH titles as of this spring.

The Queen's announcement concluded a week of urgent talks with senior royals after Harry and Meghan's bombshell announcement that they were stepping back from their royal duties and moving to North America.

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Meghan, 38, fled London the next day in her haste to return to a gated waterfront mansion on Vancouver Island in North America where she left her 8-month-old son Archie Harrison with her confidante, Jessica Mulroney, and a nanny.

A Palace official has said, "once the new arrangements take effect in the spring, Harry and Meghan will be known as "Harry, Duke of Sussex" and "Meghan, Duchess of Sussex".

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The shocking announcement by the Queen sparked rumors that Harry and Meghan were divorcing. Friends have said they expect Harry to divorce Meghan within a year.

But the 35-year-old Prince spoke warmly of his social climbing wife during his speech on Sunday.

"Finally, the second son of Diana got hitched... hurray!" said Harry. "I also know that you've come to know me well enough over these past years to trust that the woman I chose as my wife upholds the same values as I do - and she does. And she is the same woman I fell in love with."

He added:

"Once Meghan and I were married, we were excited. We were hopeful and we were here to serve. For those reasons it brings me great sadness that it has come to this. The decision that I have made for my wife and I to step back is not one I made lightly. It was so many months of talks, after so many years of challenges, and I know I haven't always gotten it right, but as far as this goes there really was no other option.

"Our hope was to continue serving the Queen, the commonwealth and my military associations but without public funding. Unfortunately, that wasn't possible."

 
When a Palace official was asked what to call the couple, the official reportedly said the couple should be referred to as "Sir" and "Ma'am".

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Harry and Meghan will live off of Harry's £2.3 million annual allowance from his father Prince Charles (pictured), who is said to be "devastated."

And, while Harry and Meghan will not be stripped of their coveted HRH titles, they have agreed not to use their titles to enrich themselves.

Minutes after the Queen's official announcement on their future, Meghan updated their "Sussex Royal" website with a statement referring to her and Harry as "their Royal Highnesses" - which seemed to fly in the face of what the Queen said about them not using their royal titles.

According to London's Dailymail.com, Harry and Meghan's agreement to stop using their HRH titles is the price they must pay for their independence.

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Harry's mother, the late Princess Diana was stripped of her HRH title after she divorced Prince Charles in 1996.

Diana was given millions in the divorce, but the Queen removed her bodyguards - leaving Diana to fend for herself, until she met Dodi Fayed, the son of Egyptian billionaire Mohamed El Fayed, who provided bodyguards of his own.

They died together in a high-speed car crash inside a tunnel in Paris, while being pursued by paparazzi in 1997. Harry was 12 at the time of his mother's death.

Harry and Meghan have also agreed to repay the £2.4 million in Sovereign Grant taxpayer money they spent to refurbish their Frogmore Cottage home in Windsor.

The Queen gifted the home to Harry and Meghan so they will have someplace to stay when they visit. The couple will pay rent on the house - up to £360,000 per year. But Meghan's confidants have already said she has no plans to return to London. Sources say Meghan's plan all along was to move back to Toronto.

According to the Daily Mail, Meghan had her things "put into storage" in Canada - contradicting previous claims that she moved ALL of her personal belongings to London before marrying Harry.

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Friends say Meghan feels she deserves better than the modest cottage and a life of servitude in London. They say she enjoys living lavishly in a $14 million mansion on Vancouver Island. The house is owned by a Russian businessman with links to the Ukrainian government.

Sources say Harry is "annoyed" that his wife is living it up with her friends in another man's house that he can hardly afford on his £2.3 million annual allowance from his dad.

Harry has reportedly told Meghan not to get too comfortable in that house, as they will be downsizing to more reasonable accommodations as soon as he joins her and son Archie in Canada.

Sources say Harry and Meghan have reached the post-honeymoon phase in their marriage when Meghan needs more narcissistic supply to keep her happy.

Friends say Meghan wants a husband who can provide her with a lifestyle of wealth and materialism that she feels she deserves - rather than living off of handouts from the Royal Family.

The former c-list "Suits" actress wants to return to television or even star in movies in the near future. There are reports that Meghan wants to play herself in the Netflix royal drama "The Crown."

The mother-of-one signed a deal to do voiceovers for Disney last fall in return for a donation to an elephant charity in Africa. And Harry has already collaborated on a six-part mental health special for Apple TV with his friend, American billionaire and television mogul Oprah Winfrey.

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The couple plan to create a production company similar to the one owned by former U.S. President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, who signed a lucrative deal to produce TV specials and movies for Netflix.

Netflix has expressed interest in working with Harry and Meghan. A Netflix exec reportedly said, "Who wouldn't be interested? Yes, sure."

But Harry has promised the Queen they won't sign any "dodgy deals" that might further embarrass the Royal Family.

More film footage has surfaced from a red carpet movie premiere in July, that shows Harry and Meghan begging another American film executive for work.

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Earlier video footage from The Lion King premiere showed Harry begging Disney chief Robert Iger for voiceover work for Meghan in the next Lion King film. "You do know she does voiceovers?"

Iger is heard replying, "Ah, I did not know that."

"You seem surprised," said Harry, while Meghan stood nearby pretending not to hear the conversation.

Iger appeared stunned by the highly unusual request from a royal at a movie premiere of all places. Later, Iger was seen gesturing toward Harry and telling his wife, Willow Bay, what Harry asked him. Bay looked surprised by what she heard.

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In the new video footage, both Harry and Meghan are seen asking The Lion King director Jon Favreau for jobs in the next Lion King movie.

In the video Harry tells Favreau: "If anyone needs any voiceover work..." before Meghan interrupts him - as she always does - and says: "That's really why we're here. It's the pitch!"

Harry then says: "She'll tackle any voiceover - just not Scar," referring to the villain character who tries to steal the kingdom from Simba.

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Semi-retired American singer Beyonce Knowles-Carter, 39, who voiced Nala in the movie, is seen in the background covering her face and giggling at the royals, whom she obviously thought were joking.

In another still from the video, Beyonce looks at the royal couple with disdain, apparently after realizing they weren't joking.

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Meghan has reportedly assembled a team of Hollywood agents and publicists to discuss future projects for her. Meghan's own father Thomas Markle said she is turning the Royal Family into a Walmart.

In a sensational interview with Channel 5, Thomas said Meghan and Harry are "embarrassing" and "cheapening" the Royal Family by quitting.

He added: "This is not the girl I raised."

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Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley had a lot on her mind the day the Democrats voted to impeach President Donald Trump in December. She told The Root that she lost the last of her hair the night before the vote.

"I was completely bald. And in a matter of hours, was going to have to walk into the House Chamber ... and cast a vote in support of articles of impeachment. And so I didn't have the luxury of mourning what felt like the loss of a limb. It was a moment of transformation, not of my choosing."

Pressley's personal struggles with Alopecia began last fall when she noticed "sinks full of hair" every morning.

Pressley, 45, said she learned she had bald patches on her scalp while getting her hair retwisted. She wore custom lacefront wigs and head wraps to conceal her shame.

She said she lost the last bit of hair at a pivotal time, while juggling her responsibilities on Capitol Hill.

After voting to impeach Trump, Pressley fled the House chamber to hide her shame in a bathroom stall.

"I felt naked, exposed, vulnerable. I felt embarrassed. I felt ashamed I felt betrayed," she said.

Pressley revealed her bald head in her interview with The Root.

Alopecia is patches of hair loss or balding on the scalp caused by tension, pulling, excessive heat for styling tools, fungal and biological infection.

Black women are affected more than any other race or ethnicity due to the stress put on our scalps by hair styles including tight braids and hair extensions applied with glue or sewn in. Also, Black stylists using blow dryers on high heat burns the scalp. Some blow dryers can heat up to 500 degrees!

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Criminals are having a field day in Democrat-controlled New York City where the no cash bail reform law went into effect on January 1.

The no cash bail reform law, enacted by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio, ends cash bail for "non-violent" crimes.

Petty crimes are "through the roof," according to New Yorkers on social media. One social media user posted a video showing a New York resident destroying makeup counters at Bloomingdales in New York City.

Well-heeled shoppers fled as the man turned over display tables and smashed glass counters.

If the man is arrested, he will be back on the streets within hours, thanks to the no bail reform law.

Question: Have you been personally affected by NY's no cash bail reform? Post your experiences in the comments section.
 

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Prince Harry hasn't seen his wife Meghan Markle in over a week. He reportedly has no plans to reunite with her anytime soon.

Meghan fled London last week after the couple's bombshell announcement to quit the royal family. She returned to Vancouver where her son, Archie Harrison, was staying with a nanny.

According to Buckingham Palace, Harry, 35, will remain in London to attend more meetings next week.

That means he will not reunite with Meghan and their son Archie, whom he hasn't seen in nearly 2 weeks.

Queen Elizabeth gave her blessings for her grandson Harry and his wife to "step back" from their royal duties and divide their time between the UK and Canada. But friends say Megan, 38, will never return to live in the UK.

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On Thursday, Harry was seen at Buckingham Palace meeting with young rugby players in preparation for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup for the men's and women's wheelchair tournament.

The appearance marked Harry's first official public outing since his shocking announcement last Wednesday.

Harry dodged questions from the media about his future plans. He was photographed smiling with rugby players while constantly checking his cell phone.

Meanwhile, someone updated the couple's Instagram account with a video showing the grinning prince behind the scenes.

The video was accompanied by the Stone Roses' independent hit "This is the One," which contains the lyrics "I'd like to leave the country for a month of Sundays."

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is mourning the loss of his father, wrestling star Rocky Johnson, 75. The former pro wrestler passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 15, according to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) officials.

Born Wayde Douglas Bowles, Rocky made his ring debut in his native Canada in 1964, and soon competed at the top level in America's National Wrestling Alliance in the 1970s, according to WENN.com.

He then entered the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), now known as the WWE, where he partnered with Tony Atlas to form The Soul Patrol and made history as the first black pair to win the Tag Team Championship in 1983.

He retired from wrestling in 1991, but went on to help train his son Dwayne to chase his dreams as pro wrestler The Rock.

His father helped Dwayne deal with depression when at age 23, he was passed over by the NFL.

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Rocky, who had been living in Florida, was married twice - first to Una Johnson, the mother of his kids Curtis and Wanda, for six years until 1968, and then to Ata Maivia, Dwayne's mom, in 1970. They divorced in 2003. Dwayne is pictured with Ata in Miami in 2017.

In early 2019, Dwayne bought his father a house - after giving his mother any house she wanted for Christmas (2018).

Dwayne said he called his dad and told him to start looking for a house in North Florida.

He shared his father's response on Instagram: "No one ever called me to tell me there're going to buy me a house before, and the fact it's you, it's my son... I'm proud of you, and I love you so much."
 

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Great chat with my old man. Felt good to my cold ? to hear him express his love. He’s a weathered soul and like all weathered souls, there’s often a harsh storied path that got them there. Well for my pops that path started at 13yrs old when his mom kicked him out of his house on Christmas day and forced him to live on the streets (very true and fucked up story) so his reality of compassion and love was forged thru pain and toughness. He raised me with that tough physical love and used to beat my ass in the gyms and on wrestling mats. I hated it then as a little boy, but grateful for it today as a man. It’s shaped my DNA and helped inform how I raise my own babies (minus the ass kickings;) but always instilling the value of hard work and discipline. For that I’m grateful and this one felt good. Crazy how full circle life can come. Enjoy your new house pop - what a storied path and thanks for the ass kickings ???? #weathered

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Canada isn't rolling out the welcome mat for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle after they quit their duties as "senior" royals last week.

Queen Elizabeth II gave the couple her blessing to step away from their duties and divide their time between Canada and the UK.

But Canada's biggest newspaper says the former Duke and Duchess of Sussex aren't welcome to live there since they are no longer "senior royals."

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In a scathing editorial published on Wednesday, The Globe said Harry and Meghan are "welcome to visit, but so long as you are senior royals.

"Canada cannot allow you to come to stay ... it breaks an unspoken constitutional taboo," the editorial said.

The article says Harry's presence in Canada disturbs the country's long history of breaking away from the British political system. Canada broke away from British rule centuries ago.

"[Canada's] unique monarchy, and its delicate yet essential place in our constitutional system, means that a royal resident - the Prince is sixth in the line of succession - is not something that Canada can allow," the paper said.

"A royal living in this country does not accord with the longstanding nature of the relationship between Canada and Britain, and Canada and the Crown."

The article added: "If you're a senior member of our Royal Family, this country cannot become your home."

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The article was published amid reports that Canada would foot the expensive bill for the couple's security detail.

Meghan and her infant son, Archie, are guests of a Russian billionaire in his $14 million mansion on Vancouver Island.

Harry, who remains in London, isn't expected to join Meghan and Archie in Canada for at least another week.

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A student who fought with a substitute teacher at a Miami high school faces criminal charges. The fight was captured on cell phone video and went viral online.

The incident happened on Monday, Jan. 13, at Miami Central High School in North Miami.

The video footage shows the substitute teacher and the aggressive student brawling in a classroom as other students record the chaos on their cell phones.

The teacher, who has short hair, traded punches with the unidentified student before putting her in a headlock. The student trapped the teacher against a desk then body-slammed her to the floor.

A male student pushed the girl off the teacher and held her down while the teacher climbed atop the girl and pinned her to the floor. The video doesn't show what sparked the fight.

A Miami-Dade Public School spokesperson said the student was not supposed to be in the classroom.

"All indicators point to the student having been the aggressor," said Daisy Gonzalez-Diego, chief communications officer for MDCPS, in an emailed statement to Bradenton.com.

"This is a regrettable and isolated incident between a student and a teacher, who otherwise maintained an amicable relationship. The Miami-Dade Schools Police Department continues to investigate this unfortunate matter," Gonzalez-Diego said. "It is evident the employee used great restraint in her attempts to de-escalate the situation."

The teacher will not be disciplined.
 

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When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle quit the Royal Family last week, many wondered whether Queen Elizabeth would take custody of their infant son, Archie Harrison. The Queen snatched Harry and his brother, Prince William, away from Princess Diana after she and Prince Charles divorced in 1996.

According to Heavy.com, the Queen didn't take immediate custody of Archie because she does not have legal custody of him under British law.
 

The British law that gives the Queen custody of royal children is called The Grand Opinion for the Prerogative Concerning the Royal Family.

The law holds that the sovereign has custody of his or her grandchildren. But because the Queen is Archie's great-grandmother, she does not have custody of him.

When the Queen dies, and Prince Charles ascends to the throne as King, Charles can take custody of Archie - which experts say he will since Archie is in line for the throne.

In related news, Twitter helped the Queen of England to save face by deleting a video that shows her grandson Prince Harry begging the head of Disney Studios for a job for his wife Meghan Markle.

The improper request occurred during the London premiere of The Lion King in 2019.

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Iger seemed stunned by the highly unusual request coming from a Member of the Royal Family. He turned his back to Meghan as if to shield her from her husband's embarrassing moment.

But little did Iger know that it was Meghan who put Harry up to beg him for a Hollywood job for her.

It isn't clear if Queen Elizabeth or Buckingham Palace are the lawful copyright owners of the embarrassing video.

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A Walmart store in Fort Pierce, Florida admits misusing $20,000 of a gift donation from Chicago Bears linebacker Khalil Mack to pay off 350 layaways for Christmas.

TCPalm.com reports Mack's foundation approached store management and asked to "be a secret Santa."

Mack, a native of Fort Pierce, donated $80,000 to the Walmart location to pay off 350 layaways totaling $60,000.

The store manager disbursed the remaining $20,000 to store employees. It isn't clear if the manager intentionally overinflated the total cost of the layaways.

In a statement, a Walmart spokesman admitted the store management "misused" the $20,000.

"We have determined the site did not handle the transaction in keeping with Walmart's guidelines and have taken corrective action," company spokesperson Delia Garcia said in a statement.

A store employee alerted Walmart's corporate office to the misused funds. The whistleblower did not receive a share of the $20,000.

Garcia did not say how many employees received the $20,000.

Mack's charitable donation made headlines after the store sent out a tweet, writing: "If you have an active Holiday Layaway account at your local Ft. Pierce Walmart, your account has been paid off!"

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Queen Elizabeth is reportedly disappointed with her grandson Prince Harry for disrespecting the monarchy's customs and traditions by begging an American for a job for his wife Meghan Markle.

The shameful incident took place in July at London's premiere of Disney's remake of The Lion King. Harry, 35, was caught on video asking Disney CEO Bob Iger for a voice over job for Meghan.

A stunned Iger seemed caught off guard by Harry's unusual request. Their interaction was awkward as Iger struggled to find an appropriate response to Harry's request.

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The gossip around Hollywood is Meghan, 38, nagged her husband to beg Iger for a job - even though she worked full-time for the Royal Family.

Now that the video of that awkward exchange is all over social media, Buckingham Palace wants the videos taken down.

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Azriel Clary, one of R. Kelly's long-suffering girlfriends is beginning the healing process after reuniting with her family, WENN.com reports.

Clary, best known as one of the incarcerated singer's "sister wives," danced with her family at a photo shoot for a reality TV series, titled "On the Run With Azriel."

The 21-year-old aspiring singer was the subject of Lifetime's documentary series, Surviving R. Kelly. In previous interviews, she vigorously defended him along with Kelly's other girlfriend Joycelyn Savage.

Despite Clary's family alleging that Kelly kept her away from them, Clary revealed on Monday that she's started the "healing process" with her loved ones.

"Surprise," Clary captioned a series of Instagram photos alongside her parents and siblings. "Let the healing process begin. Love yall and thank y'all I even thank everyone who follows me.. because you all believed in me when I could not believe for myself."

She added the hashtag "#movingontobetterdays".

Another photo shows Clary wearing colored contact lenses while sipping a watermelon daiquiri at Benihana.

Clary was recently involved in a brawl with her former sister wife Savage, who was charged with misdemeanor domestic battery after allegedly punching her when she arrived at Kelly's Trump Tower apartment in Chicago, Illinois to collect her belongings.

In a video that went viral on social media last week, Clary accused Savage of molesting her during three-way sex with Kelly when she was underage.

Kelly, 53, was arrested last year on a 13-count federal indictment for sexual abuse of minors in Chicago. He is also facing a racketeering and sex trafficking trial in New York.

He has pleaded not guilty to all charges.
 

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A Virginia woman who died after she was dropped off at an emergency room by a Redskins player had a fatal dose of fentanyl in her system.

According to a medical examiner's report, Julia Crabbe, 21, died from a fentanyl overdose in November.

Washington Redskins safety Montae Nicholson faces possible criminal charges even though the report stated Crabbe's manner of death was an accident.

"The manner of death is accident and the cause of death is fentanyl intoxication," the Medical Examiner told FOX 5 DC.

Crabbe was unresponsive when she was dropped off at the hospital by Nicholson and another man. She had been at Nicholson's home in Ashburn before she was dropped off.

Investigators executed a search warrant at Nicholson's home and found pills, marijuana, drug residue in foil, an iPhone and a notebook among other items.

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A teenager who was obsessed with social media took her own life after not getting enough 'likes' on her photos.

Chloe Davison, 19, hanged herself in her bedroom moments after she was active on social media, her mother told The Sun newspaper.

"She thought she wasn't good enough unless she was getting loads of likes and comments," Clair Reynolds said.

Chloe was an aspiring model whose self-esteem was closely linked to social media engagement with her photos.

"She was addicted to apps like Instagram and Snapchat," said family friend Nick Coombs, who knew Chloe since she was a youngster.

Coombs, 55, said Chloe was addicted to selfies. "She would spend hours taking the perfect photo, but would delete it later if it didn't get popular enough," Coombs said.

Reynolds said Chloe struggled scholastically and she was a loner who rarely hung out with friends.

As a result of her self-imposed isolation Chloe was often taunted and bullied online by trolls who made fun of her pictures.

"Chloe was crying many nights because someone had said something horrible about her online," her older sister Jade Davison told a reporter.

Jade and her mother returned home Friday night from a bar around 11:30 p.m., and found Chloe hanging in her bedroom.

"When we took her body down, her hair and makeup were still perfect," said Coombs who was at the house when Chloe killed herself.

"She was wearing some new lingerie that she'd been excited to model," he said.

"Chloe was beautiful, but she didn't see that," said her mum. "She cared too much about how other people saw her."

If you or someone you know is in emotional distress or suicidal crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

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Queen Elizabeth II has expressed her full support for Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex as they prepare to "live a more independent life" with their infant son in Canada.

The royal couple stunned the world when they announced their plan to "step back" from their royal duties and "transition" to a "progressive" new life.

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The Queen is allowing the couple to keep their son, Archie, who is legally the property of the monarch.

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Rumor has it that the couple was advised by Barack and Michelle Obama, seen here with the royals at Kensington Palace in 2016.

The Queen issued a rare statement about personal family matters on Monday, Jan. 13, according to WENN.com. The Queen said Harry and Meghan won't rely on British taxpayers to fund their new lifestyle.

The statement followed a two-hour summit at her royal residence Sandringham Estate, where she sat down with Harry, his brother Prince William, and their dad, heir to the throne Prince Charles, to discuss the couple's next steps.

Meghan joined the meeting via CCTV from Vancouver where she is staying with her 8-month-old son, Archie.

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In her statement, the Queen said, "My family and I are entirely supportive of Harry and Meghan's desire to create a new life as a young family."

"Although we would have preferred them to remain full-time working members of the Royal Family, we respect and understand their wish to live a more independent life as a family while remaining a valued part of my family."

"Harry and Meghan have made clear that they do not want to be reliant on public funds in their new lives," the statement continues. "It has therefore been agreed that there will be a period of transition, in which the Sussexes will spend time in Canada and the U.K.

Harry, the son of Prince Charles and his late ex-wife, Diana, Princess of Wales, is sixth in line to the throne.

He and Meghan wed in May 2018.

The following video about Meghan is making the rounds on social media in London.
 

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More signs emerge that Meghan Markle had no plans to stay in London after marrying Britain's Prince Harry. The couple announced their split from the royal family in an Instagram post last week.

Meghan then flew from London to Vancouver on a budget one-way commercial airline ticket, leaving hapless Harry behind to put out the fires she set.

She fled London before the 3-year residency requirement was set to kick in next year, making her a British citizen. According to published reports, Meghan, 38, has no plane ticket back to London.

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In another sign that she is not going back: Meghan flew her 2 Labrador rescue dogs from London to Vancouver where she is staying with her eight month-old son Archie in a luxury $14 million mansion hideaway, rumored to be owned by a Russian billionaire.

In their shocking announcement the couple said they planned to become financially independent, and split their time between the UK and North America.

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Meanwhile, Harry, 35, will attend the so-called "Sandringham Summit" with senior royals on Monday at the Queen's Sandringham estate.

The 93-year-old Queen of England called the summit to discuss Meghan and Harry's plans for the future. The Queen is reportedly upset that the couple made their public announcement without giving her advanced warning.

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Prince Charles and Prince William (left) are described as "incandescent with rage. "I've put my arm around my brother all our lives. I can't do it anymore," William reportedly said, according to the Daily Mail.

The royals will discuss how much money the couple will receive from the Queen and Harry's father Prince Charles, who currently funds 95% of the couple's lifestyle. British taxpayers foot the other 5%.

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Also up for discussion is whether the couple will retain their HRH titles and whether the taxpayers will continue to pay for their security team.

By comparison, Harry's mum, Princess Diana, was booted from the royal palace with only the clothes on her back after she cheated on Charles with an Indian doctor.

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Diana was stripped of her title and she lost custody of her 2 minor sons, Harry (pictured) and William. Additionally her bodyguards were relieved of their duties, leaving Diana to fend for herself.

54% of respondents to a Daily Mail poll said Harry and Meghan should be stripped of their royal titles. 80 percent said the couple should receive no support from either the royals or the taxpayers.

But Harry and Meghan can still live comfortably on his $25 million fortune from his late mother's estate.

Friends are predicting Harry will divorce Meghan once he realizes she used him to elevate her status among Toronto's moneyed set.

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A Florida teacher was arrested and charged with simple battery, a misdemeanor, for carrying an unruly 14-year-old boy out of his classroom.

Jeffrey Paffumi, 47, said the boy disrupted the classroom by playing music on his laptop computer. When Paffumi turned the music down, the student "slapped his hand away and turned the music back on," according to a police report.

Paffumi said the boy called him a "cracker".

"Show me how tough you are. Wanna Call me a 'cracker,'" he told the boy.

Paffumi lifted the boy out of his chair and carried him to the classroom doorway, then pushed him out into the hallway. Paffumi told police he removed the student from the classroom because the boy was "being disobedient."

The incident occurred during first period at Buddy Middle School in Palm Coast, Florida on Tuesday.

Later that night, the student told his parents about the incident. An unidentified student sent them cell phone video of the incident.

Even though the boy's father said his son was wrong for slapping the teacher's hand, the parents filed a police report with the Flagler County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday.

The teen said the teacher did not restrict his airway and the boy was not harmed in any way.

"As a teacher you have to control your temper even when students test you," said Sheriff Rick Staly. "This is an unfortunate incident involving a teacher and student... Corporal punishment like the old days is not allowed today."

Flagler Schools Superintendent James Tager said in a news release: "We immediately removed Mr. Paffumi from the classroom following the incident... I have stressed to my executive team the importance of handling this investigation with the utmost seriousness it deserves."

He added that an internal "investigation will encompass the incident in its entirety and not just what is captured on a camera."
 

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The mother of Atatiana Jefferson, the woman who was shot and killed by a Fort Worth, Texas cop, has died.

Yolanda Carr died early Thursday at her home following a long illness.

"We just learned Yolanda Carr, the mother of #AtatianaJefferson, passed away in her home early Thursday morning, the family's attorney Lee Merritt tweeted on Thursday.

Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was shot and killed by ex-police officer Aaron Dean who responded to a welfare check at Carr's home on Oct. 12.

Dean, 35, shot Jefferson through a bedroom window when she looked out to investigate a noise in the backyard. Carr was hospitalized and not at home when her daughter was killed.

On Dec. 20, a Grand Jury indicted Dean on a murder charge. He was terminated by the Fort Worth Police Department prior to the indictment.

Carr's death comes two months after her stepfather, Marquis Jefferson, passed away. Marquis filed a lawsuit against the Jefferson family to prevent them from holding Atatiana's funeral without inviting him.

Family spokesman Bruce Carter said Marquis Jefferson died of a broken heart.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been officially removed from the Royal Family display at Madame Tussauds in London, England, RadarOnline.com reported.

The wax figures were removed after the couple announced their intentions to abdicate from the monarchy following their secret move to Toronto, Canada.

In a shocking announcement on Wednesday, Harry and Megan said they would "step back" from their royal duties and work toward gaining their financial independence from British taxpayers.

On Thursday, their wax figures were unceremoniously removed from a display featuring replicas of Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Prince William and Kate Middleton.

"From today Meghan and Harry's figures will no longer appear in our Royal Family set," said Steve Davies, General Manager at Madame Tussauds London.

"Alongside the rest of the world we are reacting to the surprising news that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be stepping back as senior Royals."

The wax figures will remain in storage at Tussauds London - in case the ex-Royals change their minds and return to their royal duties.

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Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex have launched a new website after announcing their intention to "step back" from the monarchy and denounce their status as "senior royals".

The couple, who married in 2018, announced the shocking news on their Instagram page on Wednesday, Jan 8. In a lengthy statement, they wrote: "After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution.

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"We intend to step back as 'senior' members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen. It is with your encouragement, particularly over the last few years, that we feel prepared to make this adjustment."

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On their new sussexroyal.com website, designed by a digital agency based in Toronto - the same firm behind Markle's now closed lifestyle blog, The Tig, the couple detailed their "new working model", including a new media relations policy, the future of their charitable work and how they will fund their lifestyles.

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According to WENN.com, the couple explained they are banned from earning their own income as royals since they still receive money from the Sovereign Grant – British taxpayers - who pay their six-member security team.

The website explains: "The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are classified as internationally protected people which mandates this level of security."

The website also reiterated that they aim to become financially independent of British taxpayers so they can work "externally" and pay for their own security.

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The couple, along with eight-month-old son Archie, will split their time between the U.K. and North America, and will continue to reside in their $2 million Frogmore Cottage, which is owned by the Queen.

Meghan and Harry's announcement that they were stepping back from their royal duties shocked Britain and resulted in a fierce backlash against Meghan, a 38-year-old American actress who married into the royal family against the wishes of British citizens.

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Many accuse Meghan of being a narcissist who corrupted Prince Harry so she can return to Toronto to live a lavish celebrity lifestyle.

While Britain's Daily Mail newspaper reported Harry's grandmother Queen Elizabeth II was "furious" upon hearing the "bombshell" news, stars worldwide reacted to the announcement, taking to social media to share their views.

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Now that they are free of the monarchy, the couple is expected to be regulars at Hollywood parties hobnobbing with celebrity friends such as Beyonce and Jay-Z.

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Sources say Meghan is desperate to capitalize on her celebrity status. She is expected to appear on American talk shows, grace the covers of magazines and even a reality TV show -- all celebrity perks she was deprived of as a "senior member" of the Royal Family.

"We're hiring," wrote The Daily Show's official Twitter page after the news broke on Wednesday.

Andy Cohen, who is an executive producer of the Real Housewives franchise, added: "Open invite for The Duchess to joining #RHOBH (Real Housewives of Beverly Hills)."

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The sad story about a single mom with 11 children who was laid off before Christmas may have been invented for a GoFundMe come up.

Multiple social media users claim Jessica Sumlin is a real life "Joanne the Scammer" who is lying about giving birth to 11 children.

Joanne the Scammer is a fictional Internet character played by YouTube comedian Branden Miller.

Sumlin made headlines earlier this week when news reports claimed she was a single mom of 11 children who faced eviction.

But the Internet says Summerlin only has 2 children. The other 9 kids allegedly belong to her boyfriend who doesn't have a job and relies on her to take care of him and his brood.

Sumlin's story, first reported by Fox13Memphis, resulted in hundreds of Internet users opening their hearts, wallets and pocketbooks to donate over $10,000 to her GoFundMe page.

Sumlin apparently deleted a second GoFundMe page that she created back in June 2019 with a completely different struggle story.

She also deleted her social media pages including a Twitter.com page and a Facebook page.

A 5smiles.com page, where she sells shoes and household items for less than $50 each, is still active.

There were multiple clues to her apparent deception that were easy to find if Fox13Memphis bothered to do any research into her story.

For example, she is only shown with one child in media articles and on her GoFundMe page. Her GoFundMe page doesn't mention 11 children. Her GoFundMe summary says she lived with her mom, but in interviews she claimed she didn't have any "immediate family" to depend on for help.

She isn't technically a "single mother" if she lives with a boyfriend.

No wonder critics say journalism is dead in America.