usher_tamekaUsher’s Wife Says She was Surprised by Divorce
he wife of R&B singer Usher was surprised when the entertainer filed for divorce earlier this month and claims the two were intimate less than a week before he moved to end the marriage, according to court documents. Tameka Raymond, 38, disputes Usher’s claims the couple have been separated since July 2008. She said in court documents filed Monday in Fulton County Superior Court that she “had every reason to believe her marriage was intact” and that two were “intimately together as husband and wife as recently as June 6.” Usher, whose real name is Usher Raymond IV, filed for divorce June 12, claiming there is “no reasonable hope of reconciliation” and the marriage is “irretrievably broken.” He is seeking joint custody of the couple’s two sons, 1 1/2-year-old Usher Raymond V and 6-month-old Naviyd Ely Raymond. (Continue Reading…)

Zimbabwe Receives $950M Loan from China
Zimbabwe has won 950 million dollars in credit lines from China, the largest loan secured by the new government, boosting the country’s global appeal for funds to rebuild its shattered economy. “While I was away, government through Finance Minister Tendai Biti also secured lines of credit from China totalling 950 million dollars (672 million euros),” said Tsvangirai, who returned to Harare at the weekend from a three-week tour to Europe and the United States. (Continue Reading…)

Jackson memorial to be Tuesday at Staples Center
Michael Jackson’s memorial service will take place Tuesday morning in the Staples Center, the 20,000-seat coliseum in downtown Los Angeles where Jackson rehearsed his show the night before he died, according to a person who has been briefed by a representative of the family. No other details about the service, set to begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday, have been revealed. The news comes amid the frenzy of information — some conflicting — that has followed the death of Jackson. Thursday, CNN learned the family trust created by Jackson to receive all of his assets includes his mother, his children and a list of charities, according to a person with direct knowledge to the contents of the trust. (Continue Reading…)

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