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Michael Jordan has reacted to the news about the death of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter in a helicopter crash. “I loved Kobe - he was like a little brother to me,” Jordan said. Jordan was the most notable of former and current NBA stars to express how shocked they were at the news.
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The local community rallied around Ingold by hosting prayer vigils, dressing in purple and placing purple bows along her mail route.
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Castro Valley homeowner Augie Bau reacts to the homeless crisis in California.
People are roasting Kevin Hart for his 'pointless' and 'basic' speech at the annual Roc Nation brunch
Some Twitter users said Hart's speech was generic and hypocritical, but others said it paralleled Hart's hard work ethic and career.
White said her words had been “taken out of context”
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Iran's President Rouhani reportedly threatened to resign over attempts to cover up downing of airliner
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatened to resign over the downing of a Ukrainian jet carrying 176 passengers earlier this month, The New York Times reports.Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps accidentally shot down the passenger plane amid heightened tensions with the United States that have since cooled a bit. A series of communication errors reportedly led to an officer firing missiles at the plane, believing it was a hostile U.S. aircraft. Upon realizing what had actually happened, the IRGC began to cover their tracks, refusing to even tell Rouhani the truth for days.Rouhani, left in the dark, reportedly deflected phone calls from other world leaders because he had no answers for them, and military commanders were doing the same thing to him when he tried to reach them. When finally informed of the truth, officials close to Rouhani told the Times, the president was "livid," demanding that Tehran admit the mistake and face the consequences. Military officials reportedly argued with Rouhani out of fear that the news would destabilize the country. That's when Rouhani said he would resign.Eventually, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei got a message to the military, siding with Rouhani and ordering a public statement acknowledging what happened. Read more at The New York Times.More stories from theweek.com The Grammys are America's worst awards show Trump is winning the impeachment battle — but losing the war Lakers great Kobe Bryant reportedly killed in helicopter crash