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Suspect Arrested in Rapper XXXTentacion’s Shooting Death

Authorities in Florida have arrested a suspect in the killing of rising rap star XXXTentacion, who was fatally shot in his luxury BMW electric car as he left an upscale motorcycle dealership.

Dedrick Devonshay Williams, 22, of Pompano Beach was arrested shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said in a news release sent Thursday morning.

Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, 20, who went by the stage name pronounced “Ex Ex Ex ten-ta-see-YAWN,” was gunned down Monday, bringing a violent end to a brief music career that was marked by controversy and arrests.

Authorities said the rapper was ambushed by two suspects. They …read more

Serena Williams: Young Boys Need Domestic Abuse Education

Serena Williams says the conversation about stopping domestic abuse shouldn’t just center around women, but men as well.

The tennis superstar says education about domestic abuse should start from when men are young boys.

The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion is the ambassador for Allstate’s Purple Purse foundation, which aims to help stop domestic abuse and what it calls the financial abuse that can accompany such relationships.

Williams says being the mother of an infant daughter makes the issue more important to her. …read more

Kate Spade Foundation to Donate $1M for Suicide Prevention

Kate Spade New York has announced plans to donate $1 million to support suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes in tribute to the company’s late founder.

To start, the company said Wednesday the Kate Spade New York Foundation is giving $250,000 to the Crisis Text Line, a free, 24-hour confidential text message service for people in crisis.

The company also said it will match public donations made to the service from June 20 through June 29, up to an amount of $100,000.

Kate Spade New York also says it will host a Global Mental Health Awareness Day for employees as part of …read more

Eva Longoria Gives Birth to First Child, a Son

The actress and husband Jose “Pepe” Baston welcomed Santiago Enrique Baston into the world Tuesday. They say they are so grateful “for this beautiful blessing.”

The couple shared the child’s first picture with the magazine Hola! USA. The baby, wearing a hospital cap, is shown resting on his mother’s chest.

During her pregnancy, the 43-year-old Longoria supported the Time’s Up movement and received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She also attended the premier of her movie Overboard.

Her husband has three children from a previous marriage. …read more

Russian Fans Celebrate Once-maligned Team as Heroes

What a transformation. Russia’s World Cup soccer team, metamorphosed from national laughingstock to heroes of the motherland in less than a week.

And no one is more stunned than their own fans.

Chants of “Ro-see-ya! Ro-see-ya!” reverberated through the St. Petersburg Stadium and along the nearby wind-whipped shores of the Baltic on Tuesday after Russia beat Egypt 3-1.

“Incredible!” said science student Daniil Stefaychuk. He went into Tuesday’s match dreaming of a tie, and left with his voice sore from screaming with excitement.

Thousands celebrated through the night in central Moscow, dancing, chanting and blowing car horns while lines of police kept …read more