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Video of Racially Charged Road-Rage Confrontation in Memphis Goes Viral

A video depicting a road-rage confrontation between two men — one of whom uses racist slurs and proclaims his support for Donald Trump — is going viral on social media. The confrontation took place in a mall parking lot in Memphis, Tennessee. Skye Lev, who posted the video Sunday, said the confrontation started with a traffic incident. Lev says the video he ...

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Exceptional Education students recognized at homecoming court

By Chelsea Rarrick RICHMOND, Va. – For many, it was a typical homecoming game on Friday at Thomas Jefferson High School in Richmond. But for Ashley Herzog and Jarvis Stokes, it meant so much more. “It was just so exciting!” said Kathy Herzog, Ashley’s mother. “It was very special, very heartwarming,” said Jarvis’ mother. The two students are both in ...

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You may be a pizza-holic: Research says some foods addicting

By Vernon Freeman Jr. Pizza, French fries and ice cream may be the kinds of foods many of us love to indulge in after a night of drinking. But research earlier this year suggests we can actually have benders on these foods all by themselves, and it may even be a sign of an addiction. Researchers have wondered whether we ...

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HOLMBERG: Former tracker of killers living large with a heart pump

By Mark Holmberg RICHMOND, Va. — Former Richmond homicide detective Ray Williams is tough with a lot of heart. He had to be. He grew up hard in Richmond’s Oregon Hill neighborhood, fighting in the streets and eventually becoming a Golden Gloves champion. “My dad died at 51 years old from alcohol poisoning,” he told me. “They found him in a ...

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‘Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King’ Theater Review: ‘Daily Show’ Star Skips Snark in Benign Comedy

By Robert Hofler For some of us who grew up in white-bread America, being homecoming king is an embarrassment worse than OD-ing on Clearasil. Almost as bad is going to your high school prom. For the record, I didn’t go to my high school prom, and hadn’t thought about it until I saw “Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King,” which opened Friday at Off ...

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LA Democrat on Benghazi Committee ‘Marvels at’ Hillary Clinton, Slams ‘Overreaching’ GOP

By Itay Hod Hollywood Democrats anxiously watching Hillary Clinton’s 11-hour marathon testimony before the House Benghazi committee on Thursday have a new hero: Rep. Adam Schiff of California’s 28th District in Los Angeles County. And Schiff, a eight-term Democrat, still has some choice words for his Republican colleagues who grilled the former secretary of state about her handling of the ...

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Trump slams Carson amid dipping poll numbers in Iowa

By Vernon Freeman Jr. MIAMI — Donald Trump on Friday knocked Ben Carson as weak on trade and immigration as he reacted to two new polls showing Carson overtaking the real estate mogul for first place in Iowa. Trump told CNN’s Jake Tapper that he was “really surprised” to see his fortunes dipping in Iowa and said he is going ...

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FBI warns about phone scam in Richmond

By wtvrwebstaff RICHMOND, Va. — There is a phone scam in Central Virginia that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning Richmonders about. The Richmond FBI said it has received multiple calls from community members worried about a person calling them and claiming to represent the U.S. government before demanding thousands of dollars. If denied, the caller threatens arrest. The number may ...

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‘Real Housewives of Orange County’s’ Jim Edmonds on Being a Reality Star: ‘It’s Weird’ (Exclusive Video)

By Joe Otterson Part 2 of the “Real Housewives of Orange County” reunion special will feature Meghan King Edmonds’ husband, baseball player Jim Edmonds. But in an exclusive clip obtained by TheWrap, Edmonds admits he isn’t thrilled about being on the reality show. “You get a portrayal of something that really isn’t you,” he said. “It’s weird, because you see yourself and you ...

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Father of slain Virginia journalist meets with key congressman on guns

By Vernon Freeman Jr. Watch Video WASHINGTON — The meeting brought together two foes on guns: the grieving father of a reporter killed on live television and the powerful chairman of the House Judiciary Committee who has backed the NRA for two decades. Andy Parker hoped he could appeal to Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s heart. The Republican represents the Virginia district ...

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Man arrested after apparent road rage incident along I-95

By wtvrwebstaff STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. — A 24-year-old man is facing a slew of charges after an alleged road rage incident ended with a police chase Friday afternoon in Stafford County. Stafford County Sheriff’s Office officials said Brian Richardson, of Woodbridge, flashed a gun at another driver on I-95 south near mile marker 140. That driver called 911. Deputies found Richardson and ...

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Hurricane Patricia makes landfall in Mexico

By Mike Stone Hurricane Patricia, the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the western hemisphere, had winds topping 200 mph Friday afternoon.  It made landfall at 7:15 pm EDT near Cuixmala, Mexico,  which is about 55 miles west-northwest of Manzanillo, and southeast of Puerto Vallarta.  Winds at landfall were estimated to be around 165 mph. Wind speeds will decrease on Saturday ...

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‘Price Is Right’ Model Has Embarrassing On-Air Fall (Video)

By Joe Otterson “The Price Is Right” model Amber Lancaster had an unfortunate accident on Friday’s episode. After a contestant won a prize, Lancaster was standing next to host Drew Carey. She took a quick step to her left, lost her balance in her stilettos, and ended up taking out one of the stage lights. No one was injured (except ...

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Bill Cosby Accuser Claims He Raped Her, Then Asked for Phone Sex

By Tim Kenneally The ever-growing sexual assault scandal surrounding comedian Bill Cosby took another turn on Friday, with two new accusers coming forward, including a woman who claimed that the comedian asked her for phone sex after raping her. At a press conference in New York, the two women, accompanied by attorney Gloria Allred, told their stories. One accuser, identified ...

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Inside Porn Superstar James Deen’s Big Hollywood Crossover

By Itay Hod After starring in erotic cinematic offerings such as “My Sister’s First Anal,” “Gangbang Me” and “Wet Asses 2,” adult film star James Deen is taking a whack at mainstream success. In the last couple of years, the man known as the “hung porn star next door” — thanks to his boyish good looks and enormous …  heart ...

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New York Times Asks Readers If They’d Kill Hitler When He Was a Baby, Internet Explodes

By Jordan Chariton The New York Times Magazine decided to spice things up on a Friday, so it invited readers jaunt back in time and decide whether they would have killed Hitler. “We asked @nytmag readers: If you could go back and kill Hitler as a baby, would you do it? (What’s your response?)” the Times tweeted. Predictably, the Internet exploded. Also Read: ...

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‘Jem and the Holograms’ Gets Crushed by Critics: ‘Overstuffed,’ ‘Shallow,’ ‘Lifeless,’ ‘Lumbering’

By Wrap Staff Fans were excited about “Jem and the Holograms,” a reboot of the popular 1980s cartoon, but it has left many of them feeling disappointed and upset as the original TV series seems to have been completely lost in the new film, critics say. “If you’re a hard-core ‘Jem’ fan who’s still mad that Synergy is no longer a super-computer and ...

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Hillary Clinton’s Best Week Ever Prompts Hollywood Supporters to Sign Checks

By Itay Hod Hillary Clinton is having what can only be described as her best week ever — giving the former secretary of state’s Hollywood supporters an overdue shot in the arm after weeks of muted or negative press about their candidate. “Donations are really coming in right now,” Darnell Strom, a Clinton fundraiser, told TheWrap on Friday. “I really ...

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Art auction to benefit mental health art therapy program

By Scott Wise Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment PETERSBURG, Va. — The Petersburg Area Art League (PAAL) will host an art auction Friday night with proceeds benefiting the new mental health art collective program. “We are so excited to help launch this new ...

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’90 Day Fiance’ Sneak Peek Teases Vaguely Racist Citizenship Showdown (Exclusive Video)

By Reid Nakamura In a new preview of Sunday’s episode of TLC reality series “90 Day Fiance,” Melanie’s Jamaican fiancé Devar must face her conservative sister and prove that his intentions are pure. The family sits down for a meal together, and Melanie’s sister doesn’t waste time beating around the bush, jumping right into questioning Devar’s motives for moving to America. “So ...

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Adele says ‘Hello’ to fans with first single in 3 years

By Nick Dutton LONDON — British singer Adele released her first new single in three years on Friday — a powerful, slow-paced torch song that sent fans into raptures on social media. “Hello,” her first release since the Oscar-winning James Bond theme “Skyfall,” is vintage Adele — a huge, emotional ballad directed at a lost lover. The single, along with ...

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Incredible photo of Hurricane Patricia taken from International Space Station

By Nick Dutton Credit: Scott Kelly Astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted an incredible photo of Hurricane Patricia from the International Space Station on Friday. “Stay safe below, Mexico,” Kelly tweeted. Hurricane #Patricia looks menacing from @space_station. Stay safe below, #Mexico. #YearInSpace pic.twitter.com/6LP2xCYcGD — Scott Kelly (@StationCDRKelly) October 23, 2015 Patricia — the strongest hurricane ever recorded — barreled closer and closer ...

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10th district senate race heats up at VCU debate

By Scott Wise RICHMOND, Va. — The race for the 10th district seat in Virginia’s state senate stopped by VCU’s University Commons Theater this week, featuring a town hall debate with Democratic candidate Dan Gecker, Republican Glen Sturtevant, Independent Marlene Durfee and Libertarian Carl Loser. The candidates fielded many questions on topics ranging from college debt and sexual assault on ...

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‘Please don’t threaten my son when he dates your daughter,’ mom says standard is baloney

By Alix Bryan A mother of five questions the standard of minimizing teenage sexuality by saying “boys are boys” and asks that society come to terms with a few things. Her post is below. There’s a story in the news this week about how a well-meaning father took pictures with his arms around his daughter’s Homecoming date; mimicking the couple’s ...

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How to hide your posts from Facebook’s new search feature

By Alix Bryan Facebook announced Thursday it is making public posts now searchable with “Search FYI.” “Today, we’re updating Facebook Search so that in addition to friends and family, you can find out what the world is saying about topics that matter to you,” Tom Stocky, VP of Search at Facebook, said in a blog post. “When you search, you’ll now ...

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‘Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension’ Review: Whooshing Poltergeists Spook Stupid Suburbanites

By Alonso Duralde The more we pay attention to and fear demons, a priest warns in “Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension,” the more power we give them. This limp sixth entry in the once-groundbreaking horror series suggests the opposite is true as well: the less frightened we are by a movie that’s supposed to give us the chills, the less ...

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Bradley Cooper and Jimmy Kimmel Compare Who Had the Ugliest Grandmother

By Debbie Emery Bradley Cooper went on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Thursday to promote his new culinary comedy-drama, “Burnt,” but instead the old friends ended up chatting about the physical quirks of their grandmothers. Cooper, who plays a bad-boy chef in the film, explained how he grew up around cooking as his family was actually “in the garlic business,” and his grandmother ...

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