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March 8, 2015

Man Dials 911 to Report That His Wife Stole His Cocaine

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Reported by Victor Ochieng What do you do when your wife steals your cocaine? For one Ohio man, Robert Collins, the only option he saw was to call 911. During the Wednesday night call, Collins told the dispatcher that he was having a disagreement with his wife after a pack of cocaine he bought earlier in the day went missing, and he accused her of stealing it. Before hanging up,…

Hillary in Nixon’s shadow

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It is a twist of history not likely to be lost on Hillary Rodham Clinton that only one person in modern times has managed to win the presidency after roughly two decades as a famous and polarizing figure in the first rank of political life. His name: Richard M. Nixon. The Nixon example comes to mind not only because Clinton is in the midst of re-tooling herself and her staff…

Jeb in the Wilderness

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Jeb Bush had an obvious reason to be in Washington on December 11, 2000. He was the Florida governor, and the Supreme Court was hearing a historic Florida case. It happened to be called Bush v. Gore, and it would determine whether his older brother, George, would win his state’s electoral votes and become the next president. But that’s not why Jeb was in Washington. As the ultimate partisan battle…

Team Clinton Will Beat the Press – Again

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The second-guessing of Hillary Clinton’s email hygiene while secretary of state has produced hundreds of news stories and a slew of compelling questions. Why, for instance, did Clinton insist on using a private email account for official business when State Department policy and the law dictate an official email account? Why did she persist in using private email, which she should have known was not secure? Why, when the State…

The latest unemployment numbers are great if you’re not black

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Does a rising tide lift all boats, asPresident Obama once said? The economy is improving, and that’s a good thing, right? It depends on who you’re asking. While the economy is moving ahead, blacks are being left behind. 50 years since the march from Selma to Montgomery, we are reminded that institutional racism, racial disparities in wages and wealth, and discrimination based on color are still a harsh reality of…

Selma civil rights milestone marked by first black president

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SELMA, Ala. (AP) — America’s racial history “still casts its long shadow upon us,” the nation’s first black president said Saturday as he stood in solidarity and remembrance with civil rights activists whose beatings by police a half-century ago galvanized people against racial oppression and hastened passage of historic voting rights for minorities. On the 50th anniversary of the “Bloody Sunday” march that erupted in police violence on Selma’s Edmund…

Chris Brown to file legal documents to pay Nia Amey less child support for 9-month old child because he believes she’s been leaking stories

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According to TMZ, Chris Brown would like to reduce the payments to Nia Amey, mother of his 9-month-old child Royalty, because he claims she has been leaking stories about the baby and about their relationship. The report comes after the news that Brown and former girlfriend Karrueche Tran had discussed the possibility of having children together for years but that Tran did not want children unless they were married. When no…