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First Lady Michelle Obama is slated to honor the late Dr. Maya Angelou during a private memorial service for the activist and poet this weekend. The White House confirmed that FLOTUS will deliver her remarks on Saturday at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Angelou died last week at the age of 86. Read about it here…[TheGrio]

On Friday, North Korea announced that they have detained an American tourist for violating its laws after entering the nation in April. The newest detainment brings the number of U.S. citizens held by Pyongyang to three. Read about it here…[Reuters]

A Pakistani teenager who was shot twice, stuffed in a sack and dumped in a canal has survived her ordeal after family carried out the “honor killing” because she married the man she loved. Read about it here…[DailyMail]

And meanwhile in Florida…a man called 911 seven times because his wife threw out his beer. We can’t make this stuff up. Read about it here…[WPBF]

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