Connecticut Pastor Charged With Stealing $8K In Electricity — Black America Web

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The pastor of a Connecticut church has been charged with stealing about $8,000 worth of electricity. The Connecticut Post reports that Bishop William Marshall, pastor of City of Life Worship and Deliverance Center in Bridgeport, was charged Wednesday with third-degree larceny. Marshall, who was released on a promise to appear in […]

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Own a Vizio TV? Change This Setting to Protect Your Privacy — Fortune

TV maker Vizio is paying $2.2 million to settle charges that it tracked owners’ viewing habits, then turned around and sold that data without users’ permission. Here’s more from the Federal Trade Commission’s statement: According to the agencies’ complaint, starting in February 2014, VIZIO, Inc. and an affiliated company have manufactured VIZIO smart TVs that…

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Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education on Tuesday by 51-50 when Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote in the Senate. But Daily Show host Trevor Noah thinks that DeVos’ confirmation, which was opposed by Democrats, will mean that fewer people have access to education. Noah has been among DeVos’ many critics…

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Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Secretary of Education on Tuesday by 51-50 when Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote in the Senate. But Daily Show host Trevor Noah thinks that DeVos’ confirmation, which was opposed by Democrats, will mean that fewer people have access to education. Noah has been among DeVos’ many critics…

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Like many cities outside of the Deep South, Duluth, Minnesota was a haven for Blacks looking for better opportunities. However, three Black men who were making their way in Duluth were lynched in 1920 after they were falsely accused of sexually assaulting a white woman and robbing her boyfriend. Issac McGhie, Elmer Jackson, and […]

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2/2/17- Walk around naked in front of your kids? Kym Whitley and Sherri Shepherd weigh in on the age old question and their responses might shock you! [ione_embed src=https://player.theplatform.com/p/BCY3OC/U2W0jniAwz5U/embed/select/qOR59A8o4LJN?form=html service=tvone.com width=610 height=343]

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GW Pharmaceuticals gwph is already well on its way to winning the first-ever U.S. approval for a cannabis-derived therapy. But an early trial suggests that these treatments could also be an effective way to fight one of most devastating forms of brain cancers: glioblastoma multiforme. The U.K.-based company unveiled preliminary data Tuesday from a mid-stage…

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The pastor of a Connecticut church has been charged with stealing about $8,000 worth of electricity. The Connecticut Post reports that Bishop William Marshall, pastor of City of Life Worship and Deliverance Center in Bridgeport, was charged Wednesday with third-degree larceny. Marshall, who was released on a promise to appear in […]

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Don’t Hurt Yourself: Pregnant Beyoncè Will Perform At The Grammys

In what will likely be the most-watched Grammy Awards telecast in history, producers have announced that Beyoncè will indeed perform at the ceremony on Feb. 12, reports E! News. The confirmation co…

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Protesters gathered at New York City’s historic Stonewall Inn on Saturday to show solidarity with immigrants and refugees affected by President Donald Trump’s immigration ban. A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Trump’s executive order barring people from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the U.S. — a decision that earned Trump’s ire. People at the…

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