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Raven-Symone in trouble over name discrimination controversy

Prior to saying those names, Raven-Symoné said that she didn't consider bias against those names "racism", only discrimination. Then Raven giggled loudly, shrugged her shoulders and almost stood out of her seat. Others made fun of her unique hair. Goldberg looked stunned. She put her hands on her chest and looked away. The list points out that names like "Latonia" are actually Latin and a name like "Lateefah" is a North African name meaning "gentle and pleasant".

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Crude oil prices steady as market begins to tighten

For the current year , the EIA projects average daily USA production of 9.2 million barrels ; for 2016 EIA projects 8.9 million barrels a day. Supplies were forecast to have gained by 2.25 million barrels last week, according to a Bloomberg survey. Buoyant oil prices sustained a rally in Asia on Wednesday driven by hopes the crude supply glut would ease and expectations the USA central bank would hold off from raising interest rates.

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19 people dead in flooding in North and South Carolina

Waters are expected to rise in Georgetown within the next 12 hours, Haley said at noon. "This is the last thing we ever expected to happen", Spivey said. The vast majority of the state's dams, including those impacted by the flooding, are privately owned. About 400 tons of rocks had been dumped to reinforce the dam, and efforts have been underway since Monday to draw down the lake behind the dam.

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SpaceX To Launch Israeli Mission To The Moon

SpaceIL unveiled its spacecraft design at a conference Wednesday at the home of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem. The magnitude of this achievement can’t be overstated, representing an unprecedented and monumental commitment for a privately-funded organization, and kicks off an exciting phase of the competition in which the other 15 teams now have until the end of 2016 to produce their own verified launch contracts.

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Another Maine Maritime Academy Graduate On Board the "El Faro"

Paul LePage issued statements about the cargo ship, which is presumed lost in Hurricane Joaquin . The weather played havoc with location and rescue efforts, and the search was "hampered for days", Brennan said. The U.S. Coast Guard announced Wednesday, October 7, that it was calling off the search at sunset later that day, after covering more than 172,000 square miles and finding no survivors.

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Billionaire Ken Griffin Settles His Divorce

Griffin started trading as a student out of his Harvard dormitory and later founded Citadel, one of the world's most successful hedge funds. Court filings show that Griffin, who is in the midst of a divorce, rakes in $68.5 million a month after taxes.