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July 29, 2015

NY Cop Faces 16 Years in Prison for Allegedly Having “oral relations” with Teens

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III With so much police misconduct in the news as of late it’s imperative that those who swear to uphold the law don’t act out of character. So when police officers take the law into their own hands, there’s a problem. Joshua Spratt, a 10-year veteran police officer with the Watervliet Police Department in upstate New York is being charged with having sexual encounters with two…

House conservative seeks John Boehner’s ouster

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North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows had heard from leading conservatives that trying to oust Speaker John Boehner right now was a bad idea. Reps. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) and Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), fierce and frequent critics of leadership, thought the move was ill-advised. Some of Meadows’ friends didn’t even see it coming. But just before 6 p.m. Tuesday — a day before the House was set to leave town for its…

Fox lowers threshold for early debate

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Fox News is opening its 5 p.m. debate to all the announced Republican candidates who fail to make the cut for the Aug. 6 prime-time event, removing a requirement that participants reach at least 1 percent in polling. The change amounts to an insurance policy for candidates who were in danger of being disqualified from the vital first debate based on low polls – Carly Fiorina, former New York Gov….

Ted Cruz more alienated in Senate than ever

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Rand Paul embarrassed Mitch McConnell a few months ago by forcing parts of the PATRIOT Act to expire on the Senate majority leader’s watch. But on Tuesday, McConnell rewarded his fellow Kentuckian by tapping him to help lead the charge to defund Planned Parenthood. And just this week, Utah Sen. Mike Lee infuriated McConnell with a move seen as undermining the GOP caucus on Obamacare — only to be accommodated…

Flex & Shanice share their financial comeback story, defend sexless dating before marriage

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OWN’s reality series Flex & Shanice is back with a second season and follows the lives of husband and wife duo actor Flex Alexander (One on One) and pop singer Shanice (“I Love Your Smile”) and their extended family, all living together under one roof. From the outside looking in, Flex and Shanice have had a fairy tale marriage, but what the couple has been hiding from the world is…

Tyler Perry reportedly keeping the peace between Houston, Brown families

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Tyler Perry is in Atlanta to join the family of both Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown as they grieve the passing of Bobbi Kristina. A source tells Entertainment Tonight exclusively that Perry is, “intent on keeping the peace” between the two sides whose issues date back to Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston’s volatile relationship. ET’s sources say Perry has offered to “take care of everything” related to the funeral. Perry reportedly will…

Cincinnati police chief: Video of fatal shooting of unarmed black man by police ‘not good’

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Cincinnati Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell has seen the video from a University of Cincinnati police officer’s body camera in the fatalshooting on an unarmed black man. His assessment? It’s “not good.” It seems like an obvious point to make, but it’s also a rare one, especially coming from police leadershipduring these situations. “The video is not good,” Blackwell said of the the shooting death of 43-year-old Samuel Dubose by UC Officer Ray…