Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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LAPD Officer Who Kicked, Punched, Elbowed Black Man Being Held Down Gets 2 Years’ Probation 

Los Angeles Times video screenshotThe Los Angeles police officer who was caught on video kicking, punching and elbowing a black man who was being held down on the street was sentenced to just two years’ probation Tuesday as part of a plea deal with...

Vanilla ISIS: The Quiet Radicalization of America’s New al-Qaida

iStockterrorism (n): the unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims.In an effort to battle terrorism, Twitter maintains a team dedicated to fighting groups that advocate extremism. Since 2015, Twitter has banned more than 125,000 accounts linked to...

Lifehacker All the Best Movies (and Shows) Coming to and Leaving Netflix in June 2017 | io9 The New

Lifehacker All the Best Movies (and Shows) Coming to and Leaving Netflix in June 2017 | io9 The New Kinja!Today 5:02pmFiled to: Evening Favorites0EditPromoteShare to KinjaGo to permalinkLifehacker All the Best Movies (and Shows) Coming to and Leaving Netflix in June 2017 | io9 The New Game of...

Sheriff Suspends Himself for 1 Week After Being Arrested for Allegedly Exposing Himself in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park 

DeKalb County Sheriff’s OfficeI’m no expert in the penal system, particularly as it applies to law enforcement, but something tells me that if you’re arrested for an alleged crime, maybe you shouldn’t be the one handing out your own punishment. Nonetheless, that’s exactly what...

Barkley on Shaq: ‘Imma Throw One of These Chicken Wings at His Fat Ass’

Charles Barkley, Wolf Blitzer and Shaquille O’Neal at Madison Square Garden in New Yirk City on May 13, 2015 (Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Turner)While we all wait for the Cleveland Cavaliers to beat the Boston Celtics so the real matchup between the Cavs and...

Let's Talk About Lucio's New Overwatch Skin, Which Is Bad

Lucio’s new legendary skin for the Overwatch one year anniversary is causing me physical pain.Lucio, unfortunately, has a history of questionable skins. If you’re a Lucio player, you have the exciting potential of being a soccer player, a hockey player, a DJ in a...

Does Charlamagne tha God Hate Black Women?

Tomi Lahren is a certified troll. Our friend Damon Young of Very Smart Brothas calls stuck “Darth” in front of her name to truly capture the essence of her evil. She’s like Donald Trump in Becky’s clothing. So when radio personality, author and all-around...

Ala. Dad Creates Hair Workshops for Men With Daughters

ScreenshotRemember when your dad tried to do your hair and you ended up with lopsided ponytails? Well, one dad in Alabama is trying to help men out, especially single dads, when it comes to hair tutorials and bonding with their daughters.Darious Bland has been...

Trump Met the Pope, and Clearly the Pope Hates Him

President Donald Trump and his wife, first lady Melania Trump, are welcomed by the prefect of the papal household, Georg Gaenswein, as they arrive at the Apostolic Palace for an audience with Pope Francis on May 24, 2017, in Vatican City. (Franco Origlia/Getty Images)On...

Today's Best Deals: Logitech Gold Box, Echo Dot, Portal Router, and More

Logitech peripherals, hiking boots, and Amazon’s Echo Dot lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web. Today's Best Lifestyle Deals: Hiking Boots, Nordstrom, Uniqlo, Urban Outfitters, and MoreNordstrom’s Half-Yearly Sale, a Memorial Day Sale at Uniqlo, long weekend discounts from Urban…Read more ...