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Rep. John Conyers denies settling sexual misconduct claim

The former staffer felt “basically blackballed” with nowhere to turn.

Michigan’s Democratic Rep. John Conyers denied a report that he settled a sexual harassment claim filed against him by a former female staff member, The Associated Press reported. The longtime congressman added that he first heard about the allegations on Tuesday from a BuzzFeed News article. Original story:

Judge Orders Tyrese To Refrain From Spanking Daughter, Enroll In Parenting Classes

As Tyrese’s social media antics continue, the singer/actor recently received some good news when he was awarded joint physical custody of his 10-year-old daughter Shayla. However, the judge in the case also placed some very serious restrictions and guidelines on Tyrese that he must follow or find himself back in court.

Judge Orders Tyrese To Refrain From Spanking Daughter, Enroll In Parenting Classes

As Tyrese’s social media antics continue, the singer/actor recently received some good news when he was awarded joint physical custody of his 10-year-old daughter Shayla. However, the judge in the case also placed some very serious restrictions and guidelines on Tyrese that he must follow or find himself back in court.

The Big Chop

Change can be hard, but it’s inevitable and sometimes very necessary – especially when it comes to our hair. If you’re still debating trying a new look, parting with dry, dead length, or going all the way a la the “big chop,” there are many things you will need to consider beforehand. Sure, the likes of stars including Viola Davis, Nicole Ari Parker, Goapele, Jill Scott, Chrisette Michele, and Solange have all pulled it off effortlessly. But, in the real world, in the absence of celebrity hair gurus to tame our tresses on a weekly, sometimes daily basis, there are more factors that come into play.

“Queen Sugar” star Rutina Wesley is ENGAGED!

Looks like Ralph Angel ain’t the only one getting married, Y’all!

Recently, Rutina Wesley, who stars as Nova Bordelon on Queen Sugar, has been posting intimate pictures (no, not that kind of intimate!) with Chef Shonda, a popular New Orleans-based chef, along with romantic quotes.

Google Detroit

 

Official Google Statement:
“Google has officially signed a lease for new office space on East Henry Street alongside the Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The city of Detroit has a rich history of culture and innovation, and we’re excited to be a part of its world class talent and world class companies.

Colin Kaepernick Speaks To Meek Mill, Says ‘He’s In Good Spirits’

Athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick is the latest celebrity to reach out to embattled Philly rapper Meek Mill and advocate for his release from jail. As you recall, Mill received what some feel is a very harsh jail sentence from prior charges and is currently facing a significant amount of time behind bars.

Colin Kaepernick Speaks To Meek Mill, Says ‘He’s In Good Spirits’

Athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick is the latest celebrity to reach out to embattled Philly rapper Meek Mill and advocate for his release from jail. As you recall, Mill received what some feel is a very harsh jail sentence from prior charges and is currently facing a significant amount of time behind bars.

Woah Dere! Here’s Why You Should Be Checking Your Uber Receipts Often

UBER Cabs Booking Using Mobile App

Source: Mint / Getty

How often do you randomly check your Uber receipts? If you didn’t do it much before, then you should start now because Uber “phantom rides” are a thing again.

Boss Moves: An Indian Flight Attendant Goes Viral After Making A Drunk Man Do This

Low Angle View Of Airplane Against Clear Sky

Source: Nazir Azhari Bin Mohd Anis / EyeEm / Getty

Two drunk men were in for a rude awakening when heading to board their flight on IndiGo Airlines.

Feds Launch Probe Into St. Louis Police Conduct During Protests

The FBI and federal prosecutors are examining whether St. Louis police officers violated the civil rights of protesters who demonstrated after the acquittal in September of a White police officer who killed a Black man, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

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