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Sorry, ladies. Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum is off the market. Jayson confirmed he is "Boo'd Up" with Grammy-winning singer Ella Mai.

Apparently, they have been an item for years and managed to keep their love a secret.

BSO was the first to report that Jayson was dating Ella Mai over three years ago.

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The perfect couple was spotted partying at Michael Rubin's 4th of July all-white party in the Hamptons over the weekend.

Twitter users were shocked to see the couple together in photos from the party.

"I'm really gonna dedicate my life to hating on Jayson Tatum," someone tweeted. "You couldn't be like the rest of these NBA players and f*ck IG models? You had to f*ck with Ella Mai?????"

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Police have arrested a person of interest in the mass shooting at a 4th of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois on Monday.

At least 6 people are confirmed dead and over 2 dozen injured by gunfire in the Chicago suburb on Monday.

A 21-year-old man, who goes by the stage name "Awake the Rapper," was arrested Monday as a person of interest in the mass shooting.

The suspect opened fire with an assault rifle from the roof of a store. After the shooting he dropped the rifle at the scene. Within hours, police released his name along with a description of his vehicle and license plate.

The suspect, identified on IMDB.com as the "six foot Hip hop phenom," is best known for his 2016 rap track "By the Pond" featuring Atlas.

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On Oct. 15, 2021 Awake the Rapper released a video titled "Are You Awake." The video includes drawings of a man aiming a rifle. The lyrics suggest he was planning a life-altering event that he had no power to stop.

"Like a sleepwalker, I am unable to stop and think," he says in the video.

"My actions will be valiant and my thought is unnecessary. I know what I have to do, I know what's in it, not only for me, but for everyone else.

"There is no past or future, just the now. It is more abstract than I can ever imagine. I can feel the atmosphere pushing me in. It's unstoppable, like a wave pulling me under, I can't breathe without it.

"I need to leave now, I need to just do it. It is my destiny, everything has led up to this," Crimo says. "Nothing can stop me, not even myself. Is there such thing as free will, or has this been planned out, like a cosmic recipe?"

The suspect is the son of Bob Crimo, owner of Bob's Pantry & Deli in Highland Park, according to his Facebook account. The father ran for Highland Park mayor in 2020 but lost.
 

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Joe Biden says Americans should expect to pay record high gas prices for "as long as it takes".

The US President made the statements Thursday at a press conference in Madrid, when a reporter asked him how long Americans should expect to pay high gas prices.

"As long as it takes, so Russia cannot, in fact, defeat Ukraine, and move beyond Ukraine," Biden responded. "This is a critical, critical position for the world."

Biden pledged $800 million in additional military aid to Ukraine on Thursday. The additional aid to Ukraine brings the total US contribution to $20 billion.

Gas prices remain at record highs as Americans hit the road heading into the long 4th of July holiday weekend.

The national average price for a gallon of gasoline is $4.86, down slightly from $4.94 per gallon a week ago.

Joe Biden's Director of the National Economic Council Brian Deese made similar statements on Thursday during an interview on CNN.

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CNN host Victor Blackwell (left) asked Deese, "What do you say to those families that say, 'listen, we can't afford to pay $4.85 a gallon for months, if not years?'"

"This is about the future of the liberal world order and we have to stand firm," Deese replied.

Deese's remarks quickly went viral on Twitter, as Twitter users debated the meaning of "liberal world order."

As of Friday morning, the video was viewed 1.3 million times on Twitter.

The Biden administration has previously said Americans should go out and buy electric vehicles if they're unhappy with high gas prices at the pump.

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Chicago, NYC and Atlanta saw a rash of shootings over the holiday weekend. At least 74 Chicago residents were shot -- 17 fatally -- in one of the bloodiest 4th of July weekends in the city's history.

More than a dozen people were shot in Atlanta, including an 8-year-old girl who was killed by Black Lives Matter activists at the burned out Wendy's restaurant where Rayshard Brooks died last month.

8-year-old Secoriea Turner was riding in a car with her mother and a male friend when she was shot and killed by BLM activists guarding the burned out shell of a Wendy's restaurant in Southwest Atlanta on Saturday.

Secoreia was shot when the driver of the car she was a passenger in made a u-turn to get around barricades set up by demonstrators to block the street, WSB-TV reported.

"At some point, someone in that group opened fire on the vehicle, striking it multiple times and striking the child who was inside. The driver then drove to Atlanta Medical Center for help," police said in a statement.

Secoreia was pronounced dead at the hospital. She is the third Black child to die at the hands of BLM activists. Two Black teenagers, ages 16 and 17, were killed at an occupied zone in Seattle, Washington last month. Police have no suspects.

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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms lashed out at Secoreia's killer on Sunday night, as angry residents called for her to resign.

"You cant blame this on a police officer. You can't say this about criminal justice reform," Bottoms said. "This is about some people carrying some weapons who shot up a car with an 8-year-old baby in the car for what?!?

"Enough is enough," Bottoms continued. "If you want people to take us seriously and you don't want us to lose this movement, we can't lose each other."

Mayor Bottoms said there were at least 2 shooters. "I am just asking you to please honor this baby's life," Bottoms said. "If you know who did this, please turn them in. These people are a danger to all of us."

She said police will clear the occupied zone on University Avenue and protesters will be arrested if they resist.

"A the point that an 8-year-old baby is killed, the discussions have ended," Bottoms said on Sunday.

But residents say her actions are too little, too late. Atlanta has seen more than 75 shootings in the past 30 days.

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On Friday, July 3, Chicago Mayor detailed her crime prevention plans to prevent a third weekend of deadly shootings in her city.

"The best way to reduce violence is to prevent it from happening," CPD Supt. David Brown said Friday. "We will be targeting criminal networks that are the pipeline to violence in this city over this 4th of July weekend."

Lightfoot agreed with Brown's decision to sweep the children off the corners. Drug dealers routinely use children to sell their narcotics. But the ACLU criticized the mayor's plan to sweep the corners, saying the plan violated the children's rights.

"If any civil liberties group has a problem with people who are killing our people over drug spots, let's have a conversation because you need to have your attitude readjusted," Lightfoot said.

She told CNN's Chris Cuomo on Thursday that crime occurs in neighborhoods where people lose hope, lacking access to jobs, health care and education.

Lightfoot also attacked President Trump for criticizing her response to the crime spree, saying Trump shows no leadership, and has never called her to ask what he can do to help.