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Spike Lee
(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 08, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Director Spike Lee said Friday he will no longer wear Gucci or Prada until the brands hire some black designers following a pair of blackface fashion fails from the major Italian fashion houses.
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Jeff Bezos
(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
February 08, 2019 - 11:55 am
The publisher of the National Enquirer said Friday it will look into claims of extortion and blackmail made by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos , who said the tabloid threatened to publish intimate photos of him unless he stopped investigating how the Enquirer obtained his private exchanges with his mistress.
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Kitchen knives
Sebastian L | Dreamstime.com
February 08, 2019 - 11:46 am
MANASSAS, Va. (1010 WINS) -- Remember Lorena Bobbitt? It was 26 years ago that she became famous for cutting off a very private part of her husband's body. She now tells NBC's Today Show that she has no regrets because she was the victim of domestic violence and sexual assault. "How you could...
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Dreamstime
February 07, 2019 - 6:15 pm
TEXAS CITY, Texas (1010 WINS) -- A Texas couple was not in the mood to clown around earlier this month when a pair of would-be robbers attacked them in the driveway of their own home. Aretha Cardinal and her husband Joseph Nelson were approached by suspects Jose Lugo and Luis Jimenez while sitting...
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Timothy Hauschultz and Tina Hauschultz
Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office
February 07, 2019 - 3:33 pm
MANITOWOC, Wis. (1010 WINS) -- A Wisconsin couple and their teenage son are charged in the death of a 7-year-old boy. The boy was allegedly beaten, forced to carry a heavy log, and buried in the snow for failing to remember bible verses. RELATED: Child abuse climbs after Friday report cards, study...
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Virginia Military Institute
February 07, 2019 - 3:28 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (1010 WINS/AP) -- A top Virginia Republican served as an editor for a college yearbook that includes racial slurs and at least one image of a person in blackface. Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment was managing editor of the 1968 yearbook for the Virginia Military Institute. The...
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February 07, 2019 - 1:20 pm
The move last week came after the 81-year-old actor spent about four months in special housing as he acclimated to SCI-Phoenix in suburban Philadelphia.
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Domineque Ray
Alabama Dept. of Corrections
February 07, 2019 - 12:22 pm
A federal appeals court on Wednesday blocked the execution of a Muslim inmate in Alabama after the state refused to allow his imam to be at his death instead of a Christian prison chaplain.
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FILE - In this June 7, 2018 file photo, Alice Marie Johnson, left, and her daughter Katina Marie Scales wait to start a TV interview on in Memphis, Tenn. Johnson, an inmate whose life sentence was commuted thanks in part to the efforts of Kim Kardashian West, now has a book deal, along with a deal for film and television rights. Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, that Johnson's "After Life: My Journey From Incarceration to Freedom" comes out May 21. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz, File).
February 06, 2019 - 12:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An inmate whose life sentence was commuted thanks in part to the efforts of Kim Kardashian West has a book deal, along with deals for film and television rights. Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced Wednesday that Alice Marie Johnson's "After Life: My Journey...
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
Dreamstime
February 06, 2019 - 12:46 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A fertility study finds smoking pot is associated with having a higher sperm count. RELATED: Amid national shift, Baltimore to stop prosecuting marijuana cases | Opioid addiction now eligible for NJ medical marijuana program | Higher education: SUNY to offer minor in...
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