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May 3, 2015

Chris Christie ally pleads guilty to embarrassing scandal

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By Doshon Farad NEWARK, N.J. — Nearly two years after the “Bridgegate” scandal involving a former member of Republican Governor Chris Christie’s staff, David Wildstein—the former director of Interstate Capital Projects at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey—pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy in the infamous 2013 scandal that caused traffic on the George Washington Bridge to be severely delayed for four days. He did so…

Jeb’s secret Jersey mission

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Jeb Bush is quietly waging a behind-the-scenes offensive to pick off disillusioned home-state supporters of Chris Christie, the New Jersey governor whose presidential prospects have dimmed in recent months. Bush’s effort to undermine Christie’s network of donors, power-brokers, and political players is conducted mainly through emails and phone conversations — and he tracks the progress closely.   At a get-together with donors in Miami last weekend, Bush sat down for…

Cleveland’s 2016 convention plan: Don’t be Baltimore

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Could Cleveland be next? Cleveland, the host city for the 2016 Republican convention, has its own Freddie Gray incident — the killing by police last year of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old African American boy who turned out to be brandishing a toy gun. It has its own Ferguson-style Justice Department investigation, a damning 58-page report that found “the trust between the Cleveland Division of Police and many of the communities…

Iran’s dire Strait

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In January 2012, Barack Obama sent a private letter to Tehran with a stern warning: the Strait of Hormuz was a “red line” for the United States, and any Iranian attempt to close the vital shipping channel would draw a swift military response. Obama administration officials say that in recent weeks Iran has edged closer to that line by harassing commercial shipping in the area, and the Pentagon is reacting…

Walking Dead’ actor freaks out on NYC subway

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This week, Chad L. Coleman, ofWalking Dead fame, apparentlyfreaked out on a New York City subway. On Friday, the actor went up and down the train, shouting about humanitarians. “I wanna know where my humanitarians are!” he yelled. “Yes, I am Chad L. Coleman. I am on ‘The Wire,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ I’m not trying to f–k with you. I’m telling you the truth.” Apparently, the ranting began when Coleman overheard…

Bruno Mars wants to avoid a ‘Blurred Lines’ type lawsuit over ‘Uptown Funk’

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Uptown Funk now has eleven writers on record, all because Bruno Mars doesn’t want there to be any possibility of a lawsuit. At first, the hit single had just six songwriters attached to it: Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, co-producer Jeffrey Bhasker, Phillip Lawrence, Trinidad James (whose real name is Nicholas Williams) and producer Devon Gallaspy. However, six more were added to the list: the Wilson brothers — Charlie, Robert and Ronnie —…

Beyoncé’s management company offers 3 teens life altering contracts

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its has been revealed this week, that three teenage girls have been offered contracts by Beyoncé‘s management company, which could propel them into fame and fortune. Chloe and Halle Bailey, 17 and 15 respectively, are sisters. The third girl, Sophie Beem, is a 16-year-old from the Upper East Side. Chloe and Halle’s father says that they “have been singing, dancing and acting together since they were toddlers,” and that they have written hundreds of songs…