OJ Simpson’s family to cremate him amid several requests for his brain to be donated to research

OJ Simpson’s family to cremate him amid several requests for his brain to be donated to research

OJ Simpson’s longtime attorney and executor Malcolm LaVergne said the deceased ex-NFL star’s brain would not be donated despite receiving several requests from scientists, the New York Post reported.  Simpson, who is infamously linked to the 1994 murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, died from prostate cancer on April…

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Ghana: 63-year-old priest criticized after marrying 12-year-old girl

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A high-ranking and influential traditional high priest in Ghana drew the ire of the public over the weekend after he married a 12-year-old girl. According to BBC, Nuumo Borketey Laweh Tsuru XXXIII, 63, married the juvenile on Saturday in a customary event. Mr. Tsuru, locally referred to as “Gborbu Wulomo”, is a spiritual leader for…

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Remains of 19-year-old WWII sailor who went missing finally identified

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Nigeria’s Eniola Aluko is the first black woman to own a club in Italy

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