Korea’s BTS Boys breaks YouTube record

Korean music group BTS has reached another YouTube milestone as the group’s music video for their most recent title track “Boy With Luv” surpassed 650 million views.
The group reached the milestone today at approximately 12 p.m. KST, reports soompi.com
This is about eight months, 13 days, and 18 hours since its release on April 12 at 6 p.m. KST.
“Boy With Luv” is the second and now the fastest Korean boy group music video to reach 650 million views. BTS’s “DNA” was the first Korean boy group music video to achieve the feat.
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Pope Francis urged the world to let the light of Christmas pierce the “darkness in human hearts” that leads to religious persecution, social injustice, armed conflicts and fear of migrants.

In his “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city and the world) Christmas Day message, the 83-year-old pope called for peace in the Holy Land, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen, Iraq, Venezuela, Ukraine, and several African countries caught up in conflicts.
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Nollywood actress, Lala Akindoju, has reacted to the engagement of 2019 Big Brother Naija reality show housemates, Khafi and Gedoni.
DAILY POST reports that Gedoni on Christmas Day officially engaged his lover, Khafi.
Gedoni popped the question on Christmas Day while they were on a vacation in Cape Verde.

The actress in a post on her Instagram page recalled her conversation with Khafi on “why she got distracted and followed Gedoni” while in the house.
According to Lala, Khafi told her that she followed Gedoni while on the show because she found something more in him.
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Kanye West: drops second gospel album

Kanye West has dropped a 19-track new Christianity-themed album titled, “Jesus Is Born.” And fittingly, he did it on Christmas Day.
The 21-time Grammy-winner tweeted the release:

https://t.co/S6LFIK5KDv pic.twitter.com/siQxZHOXSs
— ye (@kanyewest) December 25, 2019

West reunited with the Sunday Service Choir for the album, released under the name Sunday Service instead of his own.
The album marked West’s second foray into gospel music with the Sunday Service Choir.
He released his first effort, “Jesus Is King,” under his own name this past October. It reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and became West’s ninth consecutive chart-topping … >>> Read Full Story



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A rocket launched from the Gaza Strip at a southern Israeli city on Wednesday as it hosted a campaign rally by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prompted him to take shelter briefly before resuming the event, Israeli TV stations reported.
The Israeli military confirmed the launch against Ashkelon, which is 12 km (7.5 miles) from the coastal Palestinian enclave, and said the rocket was shot down by an Iron Dome air defense interceptor.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility in Gaza, which is under the control of Hamas Islamists and where a smaller armed faction, Islamic Jihad, … >>> Read Full Story



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Manchester United Executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, has reportedly set his sight on Leicester City star James Maddison as summer priority signing for the summer, according to Daily Star.
Maddison is also said to be edging closer to renewing his contract at King Power Stadium which may complicate any deal United are trying.
United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is said to believe that even if the playmaker renews his contract at Leicester, it won’t be difficult for United to sign him.

Woodward and Solskjaer are agreement over the 23 year old’s transfer and so that smoothes matters out greatly.
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Nigerians

A group of journalists and media practitioners, the Association of Online Media Practitioners of Nigeria (AMPON), has assured Nigerians that their optimism on emergence of a better Nigeria was not in any way misplaced.
This was contained in a Christmas message  signed on behalf of its Chairman, Wole Arisekola by the Acting Secretary, Olugbenga Bada, and made available to the media on Wednesday.
It advised Nigerian to imbibe the lessons of harmonious coexistence to engender development across the states of the nation, adding that they should not give up but keep the struggle towards a better country on.
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