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Dennis Rodman Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

[ad_1] NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police say former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been arrested on suspicion of DUI in Southern California. Lt. Rachel Johnson of the Newport Beach Police Department says Rodman was pulled over late Saturday for a traffic violation. Johnson says officers administered a field sobriety test, which Rodman failed. She says he submitted to a Breathalyzer test and blew over the .08 legal limit. Rodman was released from custody Sunday morning. Johnson didn’t immediately know if he had an attorney. An email seeking comment from Rodman’s representatives was not immediately returned Sunday. READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: GET THE HOTTEST STORIES STRAIGHT...

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Martin Luther King’s Legacy Is Stronger Than Ever

[ad_1] In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 photo, the Rev. Raphael Warnock stands in the sanctuary of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Warnock is senior pastor of the congregation once led by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (AP Photo/Jeff Martin) ATLANTA (AP) — Though his voice was silenced nearly 50 years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of nonviolence still resonates and inspires. Decades ago, the famed civil rights leader – also regarded as one of America’s greatest orators – recalled driving one night from Atlanta to Chattanooga, Tennessee, with his brother A.D. at the wheel. Most cars in...

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Oprah Claps Back At Troll Instagram

[ad_1] Source: Kevin Winter / Getty Y’all: Mama Oprah had time yesterday! It all started when the recent Golden Globe winner and veteran journalist posted a preview of a Sunday CBS interview with Tracee Ellis Ross, Reese Witherspoon, Shonda Rhimes, America Ferrera and other prominent women about their new anti-sexual harassment initiative Time’s Up.   Then, with their gloom and doom, an Internet troll started it by posting a comment to Oprah, “I don’t like you.” But don’t worry: Oprah finished it! “Then why are [you] here on this feed? Life is too short to follow and engage with people [you] don’t like. Peace out,” she replied, clapping...

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Mother Of Woman ‘Dumped’ Hospital Mental Illness

[ad_1] Source: Jose Luis Pelaez Inc / Getty The mother whose 22-year-old daughter was recently dumped from a Baltimore hospital in the freezing cold is speaking out about this “callous and heartless” treatment. She also wanted to set the record straight about her child’s condition. “There are people who are saying that my daughter [Rebecca] is a drug addict, my daughter’s a prostitute, that she’s deaf,” Cheryl, who only wanted to use her first name, recently told CBS News. “She’s not deaf, not a prostitute, not a drug addict. My daughter has mental illness.” She added, “My daughter was disposed of. She literally was...

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Reuters chief says journalists jailed in Myanmar need the public

[ad_1] Reuters Editor-in-Chief Stephen Adler says two journalists facing 14 years in a Myanmar prison need the public's attention. Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were jailed last month for what Adler described as routine journalistic work. The Myanmar government claims they "illegally acquired information with the intention to share it with foreign media," according to a statement it gave to Reuters last month. "These are two young journalists with families, out doing their jobs, in what we all support: free...

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White House attacks WSJ over Trump interview

[ad_1] Did President Trump say "I have" or "I'd have?" The White House is disputing a quote by Trump in an interview published Thursday by the Wall Street Journal. The quote in question has to do with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The newspaper quoted Trump as saying "I have a great relationship with him [China President Xi Jinping], as you know I have a great relationship with Prime Minister Abe of Japan and I probably have a very good relationship with...

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Iran: Rouhani says Trump ‘failed’ to kill off nuclear deal

[ad_1] Trump signed off on a waiver Friday to keep several sanctions on Iran suspended, essentially keeping the nuclear deal in effect. The US President must sign such waivers every few months under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), an agreement brokered in 2015 that obliges Iran to restrict its nuclear program in exchange for the easing of sanctions. "It's been one year since Trump has been trying to kill JCPOA and hasn't been successful. This means victory of law over dictatorship," Rouhani said Sunday, slamming the US for what he said were its attempts at "self-aggrandizing."State news...

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Bill Murray debuts his Steve Bannon on ‘SNL’

[ad_1] Steve Bannon is no longer a grim reaper on "Saturday Night Live." Bill Murray surprised audiences on NBC's variety show on Saturday night debuting in the show's opening sketch as former Trump White House chief strategist, Bannon. Saturday's episode was the first of 2018. In the past, a cast member didn't play Bannon, instead having the political figure played by a grim reaper character with a skull face mask. On Saturday night, during an "Morning Joe" segment, Murray came out in a...

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