The Daily Populous

Tuesday December 18th, 2018 night edition

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Alfonso Ribeiro wants to stop the makers of Fortnite and NBA 2K from using the dance he first performed on the 1990s sitcom.

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro is suing the creators of Fortnite and NBA 2K for using his famous dance on the popular video games.

In separate lawsuits filed on Monday in federal court, Ribeiro alleges that Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, and 2K Sports-creator Take-Two Interactive used his dance, dubbed The Carlton Dance, without permission or credit.

Ribeiro’s dance was popularized through his character, Carlton Banks, on the 1990s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Ribeiro says the video game makers used his dance he first performed on a 1991 Fresh Prince episode.

Brooklyn rapper sues makers of Fortnite over claims video game stole his moves Read more.

The rapper 2 Milly has also sued Epic Games, saying his dance The Milly Rock was lifted for the game. »

Giraffes just silently went to the list of endangered animals facing extinction

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Two subspecies of giraffes were recently added to the list of "critically endangered" species for the first time ever, as per athelatest report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which administers the world's official endangered species list.

Two subspecies of the world's tallest land animal -- the Kordofan giraffe and the Nubian giraffe - were added to the list of "critically endangered.

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Trump agrees to shut down his charity amid allegations that he used it for personal and political benefit

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President Trump has agreed to shut down his embattled personal charity and to give away its remaining money amid allegations that he used the foundation for his personal and political benefit, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced Tuesday.

Underwood said that the Donald J. Trump Foundation is dissolving as her office pursues its lawsuit against the charity, Trump and his three eldest children.

The charity also owns two large portraits of Trump, for which Trump paid a combined $30,000 in foundation money. »

Trump Foundation agrees to dissolve under court supervision

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(CNN) President Donald Trump's personal charitable foundation has agreed to dissolve under judicial supervision amid an ongoing lawsuit concerning its finances, according to a document filed Tuesday in Manhattan Supreme Court by the New York state Attorney General's office.

the foundation and Attorney General Barbara Underwood's office, also allows the attorney general's office to review the recipients of the charity's assets.

The foundation's The agreement to dissolve , signed by both an attorney forthe foundation and Attorney General Barbara Underwood's office, also allows the attorney general's office to review the recipients of the charity's assets. »

Federal court says NY ban on nunchucks unconstitutional

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NEW YORK (AP) — A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, a federal court has ruled.

Judge Pamela Chen issued her ruling Friday in a Brooklyn federal court on the martial arts weapon made famous by Bruce Lee.

The plaintiff, James Maloney, started his legal quest after being charged with possession of nunchucks in his home in 2000. »