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Chinese Women Detained At South Korean Airport After Plastic Surgery

Credit: © Provided by IBT US A photo of the women was shared more than 23,000 times online. By Gayathri Anuradha Credit/Source: International Business Times Three Chinese women were stranded in South Korea after they were barred from boarding a flight back home due to a plastic surgery that rendered their faces unrecognizable. According to the Chinese publication, Shanghaiist, the women were not allowed onto their return flight after security officials couldn’t confirm that their faces post the surgery matched with those in their passports. The unidentified women flew last week to the country during China’s Golden Week, a...

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Gabrielle Union’s Heartbreaking Struggle with Infertility

Gabrielle Union’s Heartbreaking Struggle with Infertility: ‘I’ve Had Eight or Nine Miscarriages’ Reported by Brianne Tracy  –Peoples Gabrielle Union has revealed she has suffered multiple miscarriages in an attempt to have a much-longed for baby with NBA star husband Dwyane Wade. In her new book We’re Going to Need More Wine — excerpted exclusively in the new issue of PEOPLE — the star of BET’s Being Mary Jane opens up about her struggles with infertility and failed IVF treatments. “I have had eight or nine miscarriages,” Union, 44, writes in the book. “For three years, my body has been...

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Meet Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o

Actress Lupita Nyong’o Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o became the new Hollywood “It Girl” after she played the object of cruel affection in the movie, “12 Years a Slave.” Since her role as Patsey in the movie released about four years ago, she’s made rounds in fashion magazines, hobnobbed with celebrities and is considered a breakout star. According to CNN (Cable News Network) here are 10 things to know about the “statuesque actress with a flashy smile and almost flawless fashion” sense. She straddles many worlds: Nyong’o was born in Mexico when her Kenyan parents were in political exile. Her...

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Liberia’s Child Prostitutes

VIOENCE AGAINST WOMEN It’s not just in Nigeria or Sudan that young women are abused. The “short-time girls” of Monrovia are victims of a culture that accepts their rape, their prostitution and their pain. Clair MacDougall is a journalist who reports on West Africa and is currently based in Monrovia, Liberia. @ClairMacD CLAIR MACDOUGALL Follow @ClairMacD MONROVIA, Liberia — Fourteen-year-old Jatu stands on the stoop of her one room zinc-roofed shack watching chubby teenage schoolgirls pass by. They have neatly braided hair and green tunics and their black school shoes click against the dusty uneven road of New Kru...

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JAY-Z and Beyoncé revealed secret of their twins’ names

JAY-Z and Beyoncé with their twins New York—Hip Pop royals JAY-Z and wife Beyoncé have finally revealed to their millions of fans and the world why they named their twins children Rumi and Sir. In an interview with Elliott Wilson and Brian Miller of Rap Radar which was released on Friday, the 47-year-old Brooklyn native and one of the world greatest rapper and savvy businessman explained the source of their little twins’ names. “Rumi is our favorite poet, so it was for our daughter,” the 4:44 rapper said. “Sir was like, man, come out the gate. He carries himself...

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Nigerian prostitution ring Busted by Spanish and Finnish Police

Nigerian prostitutes in Europe The Hague––– The European Union is getting tougher on prostitution and the abuse of foreign women, mainly Africans, Caribbean and Latin Americans. On Thursday, Spanish and Finnish police, with leads and assistance from other European law enforcement agencies, arrested 24 members of an alleged prostitution ring plundering on young Nigerian women, Europol stated on Thursday. “The victims, mainly vulnerable young Nigerian women, were recruited in Nigeria and trafficked to Spain via Italy,” according to Europe’s Hague-based policing agency. “Once in Spain they were forced into prostitution, mostly in the cities of Benidorm and Malaga, but...

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