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Lewis Hamilton calls for justice for Breonna Taylor after winning Tuscan GP
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Lewis Hamilton calls for justice for Breonna Taylor after winning Tuscan GP

Formula one driver, Lewis Hamilton on Sunday September 13, brought the 'Black Lives matter' movement to the forefront of Formula One as he wore a t-shirt of Breonna Taylor, a young woman who was tragically killed by police. Breonna, 26, died in March after being shot by police officers several times when they entered her apartment in Louisville, Kentucky. On Sunday, Hamilton, 35, won the Formula One Tuscan GP but acknowledged the Black Lives Matter movement before celebrating his win. As he collected his trophy from the podium, Lewis made the black power salute wearing a t-shirt which read: ‘Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor,’ on the front and had a portrait of the young woman’s face on the back with the slogan ‘Say Her Name’. He also 'took the knee'before the r...
Kentucky Doctor Arrested For Strangling Black Teen For Not Social Distancing
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Kentucky Doctor Arrested For Strangling Black Teen For Not Social Distancing

A Kentucky physician has been arrested and charged after strangling and injuring a black teenage girl for not observing social distancing during an altercation on Friday. The video of the incident, which shows the doctor and another white woman getting physical with a group of teenagers, was shared on Reddit. According to WLKY, the incident occurred at around the Norton Commons Amphitheater. In the video, the physician, John Rademaker, can be seen exchanging words with the girls. He then goes ahead to shove them while making his way to confront the black teen who’s lying on the ground. The girl, who appears to be exchanging words with the white woman, is seen being strangled by Rademaker as her friends scream and beg him to get off her. A witness told the news platform Rademaker ...
Female U.S. Judge Accused Of Having Threesome In Her Chambers With Lawyers
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Female U.S. Judge Accused Of Having Threesome In Her Chambers With Lawyers

A United States female judge has been accused of having a three some with lawyers in her courtroom. A Female judge has been accused of using her courtroom to have group sex with lawyers. As reported by Metro UK, Judge Dawn Gentry, 38, from Kentucky, U.S., is also alleged to have pressurised lawyers into having three somes with her and her ex-pastor lover. Those lawyers who refused her requests were then not given preferential treatment in their cases, it is alleged. Divorced Gentry denies the allegations against her. She is said to have used social media app Snapchat to flirt with lawyers, according to the Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission. Among the charges, Gentry is also accused of having a party involving her secretary and with her lover Stephen Penrose, a form...
Christian woman Who Refused to Issue Marriage licenses To Gay Couples Could Face $225k Fine
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Christian woman Who Refused to Issue Marriage licenses To Gay Couples Could Face $225k Fine

A Christian woman, Kim Davis, could be forced to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages for failing to issue marriage licences to gay couples. She has been sued by four couples and also urged by Lawyers of the State of Kentucky to pay $225,000 as damages. Reprot say Kim refused to issue licences to gay couples despite the US supreme Court legalizing same sex marriages. Her action, which she say is based on her Christian faith, landed her in jail for 5 days with heavy protest against her after she ignored court order. An attorney of Kentucky State, Palmer Vance said: “Only Davis refused to comply with the law as was her obligation and as required by the oath of office she took.” Via an email, a spokesman for the Human Rights Campaign, an advocacy group for LGBT+ ri...
15-year-old Student Opened Fire At Kentucky High School, Killing 2 Classmates And Causing Injury To Several Others
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15-year-old Student Opened Fire At Kentucky High School, Killing 2 Classmates And Causing Injury To Several Others

A 15-year-old student opened fire at a high school in Kentucky leading to the death of two 15-year-old, with 19 others injured and hundreds fleeing for safety. The incident began at 7:57 am on Tuesday, Jan 23 when a 15-year-old student armed with a handgun entered the high school and started shooting. The shooter entered a common area at Marshall County High School in Benton, pulled out a pistol and began firing at students. Student Bryson Conkwright who witnessed the horror said: "I see this guy draw from his side and he pulls out a pistol. I didn’t even know what was going on. And then it registered. About the time it registered, this guy was sitting here pulling the trigger into all of us." "I can hear the gunshots. He was shooting in our group," said Conkwright, showing where ...
Chad Johnson Track Star Daughter Getting Scholarship Offers … At Age 12!!
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Chad Johnson Track Star Daughter Getting Scholarship Offers … At Age 12!!

The college track scene is already champing at the bit over Chad Johnson's 12-year-old daughter -- with programs offering scholarships to the NFL star's blazing fast kid. TMZ Sports has been following Cha'iel for years -- besides 3-peating at the Junior Olympics, she also set an AAU record in the girl's 800m race over the summer. SHE'S FAST AS HELL. And now Ochocinco tells us major colleges have noticed that speed, and are already making a play to recruit her. But Chad's following LeBron's lead -- and hitting the schools with the stiff arm until Cha'iel is older and ready to make a decision. FYI, Bron's basketball star son LeBron Jr. had offers from Duke and Kentucky when he was 11.
Kentucky House Speaker, Jeff Hoover Resigns Following Sexual Harassment Allegations
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Kentucky House Speaker, Jeff Hoover Resigns Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Jeff Hoover, Speaker of the Kentucky House resigned from his position on Sunday amid sexual harassment allegations, saying he had made "mistakes." "I did make mistakes, in that I engaged in inappropriate text messages. I engaged in banter that was consensual, yet make no mistake, it was wrong on my part to do that. And for that I am truly sorry" the Republican lawmaker said at a press conference announcing his decision. Hoover asked for the public's forgiveness in a tearful statement on Sunday, saying, "To say that the past few weeks and days have been trying and difficult for me and my family would be an understatement." Kentucky's House speaker pro tempore, Republican David Osborne, said in a statement that he will be assuming operational control of the chamber as acting speaker...
Liam Hemsworth Supports Miley Cyrus On Saturday Night Live — See His Surprise Appearance
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Liam Hemsworth Supports Miley Cyrus On Saturday Night Live — See His Surprise Appearance

The Aussie actor made a surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live over the weekend to support fiancée Miley Cyrus, who was the musical guest alongside host Larry David. During a Price Is Right sketch, Cyrus played an audience member paired with celebrity contestant Chris Hemsworth, portrayed by castmember Alex Moffat. Cyrus told the faux-elder sibling of her beau, “You’re really cute.” “Yeah, sorry love, I’m married,” replied Moffat, in character as the actor. Asked Cyrus in return, “Do you have a brother?” Later, Hemsworth joined Cyrus and Moffat onstage after the latter said he “phoned a friend.” Together, the trio bid “150 crocodile teeth” to try to make it to the wheel. The actor also stood alongside Cyrus during the closing bows on the SNL stage. Both were spotted heading to t...
Always Dreaming Wins Kentucky Derby; Thunder Snow Falters
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Always Dreaming Wins Kentucky Derby; Thunder Snow Falters

Co-favorite Always Dreaming, ridden by John Velazquez, won the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Louisville's Churchill Downs on Saturday. Always Dreaming, a 9-to-2 betting choice, had a great start and was second down the backstretch as State of Honor led. But Always Dreaming made his move with heading into the final turn. As they turned for home, Always Dreaming was close to the rail and began to pull ahead to a comfortable margin. "He responded right away," Velazquez said in the winner's circle. "It was a great feeling." Jockey John Velazquez celebrates his terrific ride. Always Dreaming won by 2 3/4 lengths. Lookin At Lee finished in second place, and Battle of Midway rounded out the top three. Irish War Cry, the other co-favorite, finished 10th. Velazquez also rode Animal Kingdom to...
Budget: Trump To Slash Foreign Aid
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Budget: Trump To Slash Foreign Aid

President Donald Trump will propose drastic cuts to America’s foreign aid and environmental programs in a security-heavy first budget blueprint to be released later Thursday. In a plan designed to translate bold campaign promises into dollar and cent commitments, the Republican leader will propose a 28 percent cut in State Department funding. That could be a harbinger of steep reductions in foreign aid and funding to UN agencies, with knock-on effects around the world. The Pentagon will be the major winner with a nearly 10 percent boost — shoveling more cash toward a defense budget already greater than that of the next seven nations combined. Separately, around $4 billion will be earmarked this year and next to start building a wall on America’s southern border. Trump has re...
Abraham Lincoln Legacy
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Abraham Lincoln Legacy

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of slaves. Synopsis Abraham Lincoln is regarded as one of America's greatest heroes due to both his incredible impact on the nation and his unique appeal. His is a remarkable story of the rise from humble beginnings to achieve the highest office in the land; then, a sudden and tragic death at a time when his country needed him most to complete the great task remaining before the nation. Lincoln's distinctively human and humane personality and historical role as savior of the Union and emancipator of the slaves creates a legacy that endures. His eloquence of democracy and his insistence that the Union was worth saving embody the ideals of sel...
Tyson Gay’s Daughter Killed In Shooting
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Tyson Gay’s Daughter Killed In Shooting

Former world champion sprinter Tyson Gay's 15-year-old daughter has been killed in a shooting in the US state of Kentucky, police say. Police in Lexington said Trinity Gay was hit in the neck during an exchange of fire between two vehicles in a restaurant car park. She was taken to hospital where she later died. Mr Gay, who is from Lexington, confirmed her death to local TV station Lex 18. "She didn't make it. I'm so confused. She was just here last week for fall break. It's so crazy. I have no idea what happened," he said.
Muslim Funeral Service Begins For Muhammad Ali
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Muslim Funeral Service Begins For Muhammad Ali

Two days of funeral ceremonies bidding farewell to Muhammad Ali began with a Muslim prayer service in the Kentucky hometown of the beloved boxing legend and civil rights hero. Thousands of people stood in the cavernous Freedom Hall arena in remembrance of one of the 20th century’s most singular personalities, who died last week at age 74. People in the crowd held up their cellphones to snap pictures as the coffin holding Ali’s remains moved by. The brief ceremony in Louisville launched two days of interfaith tributes – bringing together VIPs and ordinary fans – to a man known for both his tenacity in the ring and his social activism outside of it, on behalf of African-Americans and social causes at home and around the world. The three-time heavyweight world champion died after a decad...
Muhammad Ali’s Body Arrives Home Town Ahead of Friday’s Burial
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Muhammad Ali’s Body Arrives Home Town Ahead of Friday’s Burial

Late boxing Champ, Muhammad Ali's remains arrived in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, on Sunday ahead of his Friday, June 10, funeral and public memorial service.  Ali died at age 74 in a Phoenix-area hospital on Friday, June 3, after being admitted for respiratory issues. His spokesperson Gunnell has announced plans for Ali's memorial service, which will be held on Friday at Louisville's KFC Yum! Center at 2 p.m. local time and open to the public. Former President Bill Clinton, Billy Crystal and Bryant Gumbel will give eulogies.