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Texas Court Grants Jerry Hartfield Appeal After 35 Years without Conviction

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A Texas inmate who was imprisoned for 35 years while waiting for a new trial after a court overturned his murder conviction should be set free, an appellate court ruled. Continue reading “Texas Court Grants Jerry Hartfield Appeal After 35 Years without Conviction”

Harry Belafonte on President Trump, Women’s Rights March, and Peaceful Protests

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Entertainer and activist Harry Belafonte, who’s been advising organizers of Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington, says peaceful protest is the best way to show political leaders that the electorate is paying attention. Continue reading “Harry Belafonte on President Trump, Women’s Rights March, and Peaceful Protests”

WATCH: 1998 Heisman Trophy Winner and Former NFL Running Back Ricky Williams Racially Profiled By Tyler, Texas Police After Taking a Walk Near Hotel

Ricky Williams was in Tyler, Texas on January 11 to attend the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Awards. Since he got to his hotel, the Courtyard Marriott, a little early, Williams decided to take a walk in the nearby wooded section around the city to kill some time. When he returned about an hour later, the 1998 Heisman Trophy winner was greeted in the hotel parking lot by cops who were responding to a call of a “suspicious person” in the area, per Yahoo! Sports.

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Donald Trump Interview with Bill O’Reilly to Air Before Super Bowl

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 04:  Donald Trump and Bill O'Reilly attend the game between the New York Knicks and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Madison Square Garden on November 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 04: Donald Trump and Bill O’Reilly attend the game between the New York Knicks and the Cleveland Cavaliers at Madison Square Garden on November 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump will sit down with Bill O’Reilly for an interview set to air during the Fox Super Bowl pregame show on Sunday, Feb. 5, the network announced Tuesday.

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Pastor Robert Jeffress Clarifies Inaugural Prayer Service Sermon In Which he Told Trump “God Is Not Against Building Walls”

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Dallas megachurch pastor Robert Jeffress offered clarification on his inauguration morning sermon, delivered in front of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, in which he suggested that “God is not against building walls.”

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Jay Z’s Music Streaming Service Tidal Accused of Inflating Its User Numbers

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Jay Z. Getty Images North America

Tidal, the music streaming service owned by rapper Jay Z and a collection of well-known musicians, has been accused of inflating its user numbers to appear more successful than it actually is.

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Southern Baptist ERLC President Russell Moore to Christians: Pray For the Success of Donald Trump No Matter How You Voted, Proclamations of “Not My President” Are Wrong

Phan Vuong of Washington spends time in quiet prayer at the edge of the reflecting pool in Washington. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post/file)
Phan Vuong of Washington spends time in quiet prayer at the edge of the reflecting pool in Washington. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post/file)

With the inauguration of a new president of the United States, now is a time to pray for President Trump and to remember our obligation as Christians to pray for all those who are in civil authority. The Apostle Paul charges us to offer prayers, intercessions and thanksgivings for “all people,” and includes in that list “kings and all who are in high positions” (1 Tim. 2:2). This very act of praying is itself a counter-cultural act.

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WATCH: Gabrielle Union Talks Having the Largest Black Family In Nebraska and Crying Through Obama’s Farewell Address

The star of Being Mary Jane recently moved to Chicago from Miami, and is focusing on the local cuisine as a way to beat the cold weather blues.

SOURCE: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Russia’s Putin is Ready to Meet Trump ‘in the Coming Months’ and Will Call Soon to Congratulate Him

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Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to meet U.S. President Donald Trump but preparations for the possible meeting may take months, not weeks, a Kremlin spokesman said.

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