Post It Notes: Hottest Headlines on 9/6
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President Barack Obama claimed a growing recognition among foreign leaders Friday that “the world cannot stand idly by” in the face of chemical weapons use in Syria, and said he plans to make his case to the American people in an address Tuesday night. With Congress showing signs of reluctance to back a resolution authorizing military strikes, Obama refused to say whether he would act if he fails to win that approval.
George Zimmerman’s wife is asking in divorce papers that he pay for a permanent life insurance policy with her named as the beneficiary, according to the Associated Press. Shellie Zimmerman asked in the petition released Friday that a judge order George Zimmerman to pay the premiums on the policy. She also is seeking an equal distribution of their checking accounts, trusts, partnerships and any unknown assets.
For the first time in five years, Mr. West is hopping on the tour bus for a solo outing. But he’s not completely by himself. He’s bringing along Kendrick Lamar, too. Find out when he’s coming to your city here.
Congratulations are due for the singer and her NBA hubby Shannon Brown. The couple extended their family of four to five with the birth of daughter Laiyah. Brown, who is the step father to Monica’s two boys from a previous relationship, headed to Instagram to express his excitement saying, “I THANK GOD for her!!! JOY has been restored in my LIFE!!!”
Benedict College student Ayaanah Gibson died alone in her dorm room after she bled to death from giving birth to a still born child. The freshman from California, who was found Tuesday, had only been in school a few weeks and didn’t know she was pregnant. “The Benedict College family is deeply saddened this evening about the unexpected loss of one of its students. Please join the Benedict College family in praying for our fallen Tiger and her family,” the college said in a statement.
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to a first-degree murder charge. The embattled athlete made this largely unexpected move, following an indictment in the slaying of a friend he is accused of shooting to death in an industrial park.