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Iggy Azalea Taps Tinashe And Nick Jonas For 2015 'The Great Escape' Tour

Iggy Azalea is taking her "Fancy" self on tour to a venue near you.

The 24-year-old Aussie femcee announced The Great Escape tour, which will kick off April 14 in Fresno, California through May 24 in Austin, TX. The New Classic artist will be joined by Aquarius singer-songwriter Tinashe and Nick Jonas.

Iggy is riding her wave of success straight to the Grammy's where the Grand Hustle artist was nominated for four awards including Best Rap album. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 9am on Dec.19, but Amex members can purchase their pre-sale tickets the day before.

Peep Iggy's tour dates below.

April 14 – Fresno, CA – Save Mart Center
April 16 – Sacramento, CA – Sleep Train Arena
April 17 – Oakland, CA – The Oracle Arena
April 19 – Glendale, AZ – Gila River Arena
April 21 – Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center
April 23 – San Diego, CA – Valley View Casino Center
April 25 – Las Vegas, NV – MGM Grand Garden Arena
April 27 – Denver, CO – Pepsi Center
April 30 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center
May 1 – Rosemont, IL – Allstate Arena
May 2 – Auburn Hills, MI – The Palace of Auburn Hills
May 3 – Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
May 6 – Boston, MA – TD Garden
May 7 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
May 8 – Newark, NJ – Prudential Center
May 10 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
May 12 – Washington, DC – Verizon Center
May 13 – Baltimore, MD – Royal Farms Arena
May 15 – Orlando, FL – Amway Center
May 16 – Miami, FL – AmericanAirlines Arena
May 19 – Atlanta, GA – Philips Arena
May 22 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
May 23 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
May 24 – Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center

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Earlier this week, Stephen Curry appeared on the Winging It podcast where he expressed doubt in NASA's history landing on the moon. His comments caused an uproar in the science community and drew comparisons to Kyrie Irving’s flat Earth conspiracy.

NASA even weighed in, offering Curry a free visit to the lunar lab at Johnson Space Center in Houston. Looking back, the 31-year-old Golden State Warriors point guard admits he wasn't being totally serious about his feelings on the moon.

 

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“I was just talking nonsense around conspiracies and whatnot...and I brought up the moon landing and if I believe it or not,” Curry explained to VIBE on Tuesday (Dec. 12) at the Warriors training facility where the NBA star gave a sneak peek at his new Under Armour Curry 6 sneakers.

“I have now parlayed that into an opportunity to educate myself and have an experience I will take NASA up on,” he continued. “I’m definitely going and also, lessoned learned in terms of obviously don’t believe something just because somebody said it, educate yourself. Do your research and be intelligent about it, that’s what I plan on doing.”

No word yet on when Curry will head to NASA.

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North Carolina Prosecutors Say Teen Would Still Be Alive If Cops Pursued Evidence From 2016

North Carolina prosecutors have placed blame on local law enforcement stating had police pursued evidence, 13-year-old Hania Aguilar would still be alive.

Robeson County District Attorney Luther Johnson Britt spoke with reporters Wednesday (Dec. 12) and said authorities were able to link suspect Michael Ray McLellan to an unrelated rape case for about a year but failed to take action.

"This hurts," Britt said. "This is like taking a punch to the gut and not being prepared to get it."

McLellan has been charged with first-degree murder and a host of other charges related to the kidnapping, rape, and murder of the teen. He's being held without bail. Last month, Hania was kidnapped from her driveway by the 34-year-old and forced into a relative's vehicle.

The eighth grader's body was found last week in water and the SUV was found less than 10 miles away from her body. Britt told CNN with the help of an interpreter he spoke to the teen's mother and explained their daughter wouldn't be coming home.

"It was a difficult conversation to have with her," he added. "Maybe the most difficult conversation I've ever had with a victim's family -- to tell them that had this information been followed up on -- her daughter might be alive."

Sheriff Burnis Wilkins said the department would launch an internal investigation.

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9-Year-Old Commits Suicide After Intense Bullying Occurs At School

Nine-year-old Alabama resident McKenzie Adams committed suicide on Dec. 3, after experiencing intense bullying from classmates. Her grandmother found her hanging in their bathroom. After performing CPR, McKenzie was rushed to Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

“Something happened that day from one of these bullies that pushed my niece over to the edge,” Adams aunt, Eddwina Harris, 33, tells People. “It’s an emotional roller coaster. We’re heartbroken.”

According to CBS News, Adams was receiving rude notes from classmates and was bullied on the bus due to her race. Her school U.S. Jones Elementary is predominantly white, but the bullies were both black and white.

"Some of the student bullies would say to her, 'Why you riding with white people? You’re black, you’re ugly. You should just die,'" explained the child's mother, Jasmine Adams.

"Certainly our hearts goes out to the family and friends of Mckenzie and her fellow students as well as her teachers," school officials said in a statement after the child's tragic suicide. "Demopolis school system has provided grief councilors and crisis councilors at the school since this and ministers and youth ministers have been at the campus since the date of this incident."

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