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Like Trump, Moore Breaking The Rules Of Modern-Day Politics

[ad_1] BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — He has ignored all the rules of modern-day politics. He speaks unscripted. He skimps on fundraising. He undervalues get-out-the-vote efforts. And he attacks the leaders of his own political party without mercy. A year ago, that was presidential nominee Donald Trump. This year, it’s Senate candidate Roy Moore. On the ground in Alabama, some believe the Republican Moore is poised to win the state’s special election Tuesday in a race that features extraordinary parallels with Trump’s White House run. Against all odds, Moore has weathered sexual misconduct allegations while applying the same unorthodox playbook that many political operatives...

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White Woman Black Passenger First Class Viral Response

[ad_1] First, it was ATL news anchor Sharon Reed providing the best on-air clapback we have ever seen, and now there’s another savage response going viral. While flying from Washington D.C. to the Dominican Republic, Emmit Walker, who is Black, was minding his own business when he was standing in the pre-board line to his first class seat out of the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Out of nowhere, he was rudely interrupted by a white female passenger in line, who believed that there was no way that this man of color could afford to be in first class. Well, she picked the wrong...

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‘Get Down!’ Gunfire Erupts At New Mexico High School

[ad_1] AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — Heaven Angelica Hughes and her classmates heard loud noises coming from the hallway just before bullets began flying through the window, striking a wall just over one student’s head. “Get down!” her teacher yelled. The 15-year-old freshman fell the floor and hid under her desk. Heaven then sent a text message: There’s a shooting here at school, mom. Across the hallway, David Stone, 16, heard the same booms while in math class. His teacher herded the class into a closet and locked the door. “This is not a drill,” an announcer over the school intercom told students. When the...

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Ava Duvernay To Be Honored With Visionary Award

[ad_1] The Producers Guild of America has selected Ava DuVernay to receive its 2018 visionary award, which recognizes producers for “their unique or uplifting contributions to our culture through inspiring storytelling or performance.” DuVernay will pick up her trophy at the 29th Annual Producers Guild Awards on Jan. 20 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The PGA said DuVernay was chosen for her work in creating topical films and television shows focusing on important social issues, such as 13th, the documentary about race in America for which she earned two Emmys and an Academy Award nomination, as well as her series Queen Sugar. In 2010,...

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Ava Duvernay To Receive Producer’s Award

[ad_1] The Producers Guild of America has selected Ava DuVernay to receive its 2018 visionary award, which recognizes producers for “their unique or uplifting contributions to our culture through inspiring storytelling or performance.” DuVernay will pick up her trophy at the 29th Annual Producers Guild Awards on Jan. 20 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The PGA said DuVernay was chosen for her work in creating topical films and television shows focusing on important social issues, such as 13th, the documentary about race in America for which she earned two Emmys and an Academy Award nomination, as well as her series Queen Sugar. In 2010,...

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50 Cent Wins ‘Power’ Copyright Lawsuit

[ad_1] Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson has emerged victorious in a lawsuit that accused him of stealing the concept for his hit drama Power, where the rapper serves as both star and executive producer. According to TMZ, two men claim that the Starz series is too similar to a play they wrote, titled “Dangerous.” The story line involved a drug dealer who engaged in violence, launders money and attempts to avoid prosecution. A judge threw out the case, saying their storyline is made of common elements that are in the public domain. “One need only look to such shows and movies as ‘The Wire,’...

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North Korean shipping: How the United Nations punished the Hao Fan 6

[ad_1] Then the Hao Fan 6 disappeared. The Hao Fan 6 was one of four ships the UN slapped with global port bans. But it's not the first time North Korean ships have been sanctioned. The Jie Shun, one of the four banned ships, was caught by Egyptian authorities smuggling thousands of North Korean rocket-propelled grenades in 2016. Panamanian authorities detained the Chon Chon Gang in 2013 after finding MiG fighter jets, anti-aircraft systems and explosives hidden under bags of sugar.Now, the net seems to have widened. The UN has recently passed resolutions blocking North Korea's ability to export goods...

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Rep. John Lewis Won’t Attend Civil Rights Museum Opening

[ad_1] Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), a civil rights icon, said Thursday that he will not attend the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum this weekend because Donald Trump has also RSVP’d, and his “attendance and hurtful policies are an insult to the people portrayed” in the museum. “After careful consideration and conversations with church leaders, elected officials, civil rights activists, and many citizens of our congressional districts, we have decided not to attend or participate in the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum,” Lewis, a hero of the civil rights movement, said in a statement. Lewis said the president’s “disparaging comments about...

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