Things you should know today: 2/4/19


Blackface photo stirs calls for Virginia governor to resign

Demonstrators hold signs and chant outside the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is being called on to resign after a 30-year-old photo from his medical school yearbook was widely distributed on Friday. The photo shows someone in blackface and another person in a Ku Klux Klan hood and robe. Northam originally admitted he was featured in the photo, but he later denied it.

Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage in US immigration custody

Rapper 21 Savage performs at the Voodoo Music Experience in City Park in New Orleans in October. Authorities in Atlanta say Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage is in federal immigration custody after being arrested in a targeted operation early Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. (Photo by Amy Harris/AP)

Rapper Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, who goes by the stage name 21 Savage, is currently being held in federal custody for overstaying his visa, which expired in 2006. ICE officials say Abraham-Joseph also has a conviction for felony drug charges. The rapper is currently in deportation proceedings to determine what his fate will be.

Man leading search for Sala’s plane says wreckage found

A fan stops by a poster of Argentinian player Emiliano Sala that reads “Let’s keep hope” outside La Beaujoire stadium before the French soccer League One match Nantes against Saint-Etienne, in Nantes, western France. On Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, the man leading a private search for the missing plane carrying Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala says the wreckage has been found. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala’s plane disappeared over the English Channel two weeks ago. Sala and David Ibbotson, the plane’s pilot were presumed dead after the wreckage of the plane was found on Sunday.

Viral content of the day

Marvel released a sneak peek of “Avengers: Endgame”— which is set to premiere April 26, 2019 — during the Superbowl. The video was posted on YouTube as well where it currently has over 1 million views.


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