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Nancy Pelosi is under fire for getting a blowout at a San Francisco hair salon that was shuttered amid the coronavirus.

The House Speaker is seen on leaked surveillance video having her hair done while not wearing a face mask or social distancing - actions she criticized President Trump for just hours after getting her hair done.

Pelosi's team issued a statement on Wednesday, blaming the salon owner for telling Pelosi the city said she could have one client at a time in the salon.

But salon owner Erica Kious disputed that explanation. She said she received a text message from one of the stylists who rents a booth at eSalon, asking her to open the shuttered salon because he had Nancy Pelosi coming in on Sunday.

"I'll be there at 2:45 tomorrow," the stylist texted. "Pelosi assistant just message me to do her hair."

Kious said, "I was like, are you kidding me right now? Do I let this happen? What do I do?"

Overreaching coronavirus restrictions prohibits salons from opening for business in San Francisco.

After seeing Pelosi on surveillance video inside her salon the next day, Kious shared the surveillance footage with Fox News.

"It was a slap in the face that she went in, you know, that she feels that she can just go and get her stuff done while no one else can go in, and I can't work," Kious told Fox.

"We have been shut down for so long, not just me, but most of the small businesses and I just can't – it’s a feeling – a feeling of being deflated, helpless and honestly beaten down," she continued. "I have been fighting for six months for a business that took me 12 years to build to reopen."

The news spread like wildfire under the viral hashtag #Pelosimustgo.

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President Trump tweeted: "The Beauty Parlor owner must really dislike Crazy Nancy Pelosi. Turning her in, on tape, is a really big deal. She probably treats him like she treats everyone else...And she strongly supported a Kennedy who just lost in, of all places, Massachusetts!"

Voters expressed their frustration with the Democratic Party for shuttering small businesses and ruining the economy just so they can return to power in November.

"The only things that 'matter' to Democrats is money and power," said one frustrated social media user.

@CongressmanHice wrote: There's one set of rules for the liberal elite, and another for the rest of us. Brazen hypocrisy. Double standards. #PelosiMustGo."

@w_terrence tweeted: "Nancy Pelosi think she's more important and better than the American people. She can go to Salons but other people have to stay home and not go to work or church. Raise your hand if you are ready for Pelosi to go!"

Others expressed similar outrage. Twitter marked all of their tweets as "Not helpful."

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The family of Breonna Taylor is losing confidence in the Louisville prosecutor's office after news leaked of a plea deal offered to her ex-boyfriend.

The family's attorney Ben Crump appeared on "TMZ Live" Tuesday to discuss the shocking news about local prosecutors trying to smear Breonna by falsely claiming she was a drug trafficker.

Unfounded rumors have spread that Breonna's boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, used her apartment as a stash house for drugs. But no drugs were found in her apartment after she was shot multiple times and killed by three undercover police officers in March.

Walker opened fire on the officers - wounding one - when they executed a no-knock search warrant at Breonna's home on March 13. He initially believed the officers were home invaders.

Walker was arrested on attempted murder and drug charges, which were later dropped and he was released.

The plea deal required Walker to implicate Breonna as a willing participant in his drug activities.

Crump says he's not buying prosecutors' claim the plea deal was merely a draft written early on in negotiations. He tells TMZ it's just another piece of evidence that local authorities were trying to cover up Breonna's killing to protect the police.

Crump says the plea deal proves they were out to sully Breonna's character and that her family doubts Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron will seek justice for Breonna.

Crump tells TMZ, Breonna's family is losing faith in the process, because Cameron, a Black Republican, still has not announced charges against the officers involved in Breonna's killing.

Crump insists the family only wants one thing -- equal treatment under the law.

Meanwhile, Walker has filed a lawsuit seeking monetary damages from the City of Louisville and the Louisville Metro Police for assault, battery, false arrest and imprisonment, malicious prosecution, abuse of process and negligence.

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A Duluth police sergeant's Facebook post about almost shooting an unarmed Black man went viral.

Sgt. Matt McShane, of Duluth, MN, shared his story on the Duluth Police Local 807 Facebook page last week.

McShane said he and other officers responded to shots fired between two vehicles and a pursuit of the suspect who may have been armed.

In his post, "I almost shot an unarmed Black man last night," McShane shared the thoughts that went through his mind as he approached the suspect.

"I level my pistol at him. I put my finger on the trigger. Is this it? Is he going to shoot us? Am I going to have to shoot this man to save myself and others? Will my wife wake up a widow, will my children no longer have their father? Is our community going to change forever because of me? Will everything burn only because we want to help? Because we want to live and not die?"

The reaction to McShane's first-person account of his split-second decision to live or die was widespread condemnation and outrage.

At first, Police Chief Mike Tusken praised McShane, but the post was later deleted and replaced with an apology.

"It was not my intention to cause further hurt and traumatize community members and I am deeply sorry my actions were insensitive and hurtful," McShane wrote.

Chief Tusken said he sympathized with his sergeant's message amid the aftermath of the George Floyd killing in Minnesota in May.

"Officers are experiencing disrespect and anger from community members who are frustrated at the institution of policing," he wrote. "I have witnessed more tears from officers this year than from all my years past."

But Duluth community organizer Jordon Moses, who is Black, was unsympathetic. He said the Duluth Police Department has a "culture of not wanting to dive deep on these issues."

"When communities and citizens push, institutions push back," said Moses. "We're supposed to be grateful the cop didn't pull the trigger? That's kind of your job. You have tools, you have training."

However, retired Minneapolis police officer and expert on police use of force Mylan Masson said McShane's message is "right on."

"We have to keep remembering police are human beings. They are going to make mistakes. They don't want to make mistakes," she said. "'What if I did shoot him?' That's a terrible thought."

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President Donald Trump criticized the "highly political" National Basketball Association and mocked the NBA's low television ratings in a tweet on Tuesday.

Trump said the ratings are low because sports fans are tired of millionaire athletes mixing politics with sports.

"People are tired of watching the highly political @NBA. Basketball ratings are WAY down, and they won't be coming back. I hope football and baseball are watching and learning because the same thing will be happening to them. Stand tall for our Country and our Flag!!!"

NBA players boycotted 2 games to protest the police shooting of a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

But their anti-racism protests have rubbed sports fans the wrong way. According to The Athletic, network television ratings for the playoffs plunged 45% and 20% on ESPN.

Trump tweeted that he was heading to Kenosha Tuesday morning, where he plans to meet with Jacob Blake's family members, according to the White House.

Blake, 29, was shot 7 times in the back by a Kenosha police officer, and is paralyzed from the waist down.

Twitter suspended the account of a woman who said she was the aunt of Blake's girlfriend.

"Soph" tweeted: "Jacob raped my niece. The cops were called because he came back to her house, took her keys, and he's not supposed to be there."

When a Twitter user noted Blake should not have been shot in the back 7 times, Soph responded, "Should have been 50 times for what he did to my niece. but hopefully he survives so we can put him in jail."

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Liberals claimed her tweets were fake. But she later confirmed she wrote the tweets.

Twitter users dragged Trump for his divisive tweets during ongoing Black Lives Matter protests in Democratic cities around the country.

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Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson has obtained a leaked recording of a "shocking" phone conversation between CNN anchor Chris Cuomo and President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen.

Cuomo is the brother of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who is under investigation by the Justice Department for sending Coronavirus-infected patients into nursing homes, killing thousands or elderly people earlier this year.

"Cohen and the governor’s brother had a pretty shocking conversation," Carlson said on Friday night. "Bottom line, Chris Cuomo is not the person he pretends to be on CNN. And there is more. This is a developing story. We'll have all of it for you next week. Tune in."

Carlson updated his viewers on Monday, saying the recording "raises a number of questions about [Cuomo's] personal behavior off the air."

Carlson said his team sent a copy of the recording to CNN's head of strategic communications Matt Dornic and CNN chief media correspondent Brian Stelter.

"We haven't heard back yet. We're going to give them tonight to respond, and we're going to update you tomorrow. We hope that they will respond," Carlson said before signing off on Monday.

The FBI seized 12 tapes during a raid on Cohen's New York office in the summer of 2018.

Cohen later pleaded guilty to charges of tax fraud, bank fraud, and campaign finance violations for hush money payments to women who claimed they had sex with Trump before he was elected president.

Kellyanne Conway, who last week announced her resignation as White House counselor, participated in a 32-minute interview with Cuomo in Aug. 2018. She pressed him to discuss what he said on the tape.

"Tons of stuff," Cuomo said before explaining why he wouldn't talk about the tape publicly.

"[Cohen] asked me not to record it, I said, 'I won't.' He said, 'Just to be careful, let me have your phone,' I said, 'Here.' He then said, 'We'll take our phones. I'll put them away.' He did. He then recorded me on a secondary device."

Asked how he felt about being secretly recorded, Cuomo said he believed Cohen's actions were "dishonest" and "a bad thing to do."

Cuomo claimed he had nothing to worry about.

"You know what we talked about in the conversation? I'm not going to tell you, you know why? Because it was off-the-record, and I respect that, even though he did me wrong. That's called integrity," Cuomo said.

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President Donald Trump announced he will visit Wisconsin this week after a Black man was shot 7 times in the back by a Kenosha cop.

But Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has asked Trump to reconsider coming to Kenosha amid the ongoing conflict that includes 2 deaths and a teenager being charged with murder.

In a letter to Trump on Sunday, Evers expressed his concern, saying Trump's visit to Kenosha will "only hinder" the healing process.

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"Now is not the time for divisiveness," Evers, who is a registered Democrat, wrote.

"These past few months, from managing a pandemic to facing entrenched racial disparities and inequities, our state - like so many others - has faced unimaginable challenges. But this past week has been particularly difficult. Kenosha and communities across Wisconsin are enduring extraordinary grief, grappling with a Black man being shot seven times and the loss of two additional lives on Tuesday night at the hands of an out-of-state armed militant."]

A Trump visit, Evers added, could "delay" the city's efforts to "overcome division" and progress as a community.

"Now is not the time for divisiveness," Evers added. "Now is not the time for elected officials to ignore armed militants and out-of-state instigators who want to contribute to our anguish."

Trump responded to Evers' request on Twitter.com on Monday morning.

"If I didn't INSIST on having the National Guard activate and go into Kenosha, Wisconsin, there would be no Kenosha right now," he tweeted. "Also, there would have been great death and injury. I want to thank Law Enforcement and the National Guard. I will see you on Tuesday!"

2 minutes later, he tweeted a message to the mayor of Portland, Oregon, where riots have continued for over 90 days: "Portland is a mess, and it has been for many years. If this joke of a mayor doesn't clean it up, we will go in and do it for them!"

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Evers, 68, is pictured above with his Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes, 33, who was recently criticized for hosting a series of Victoria's Secret parties in 2009. In one invitation to a "Vicky" party, Barnes referred to women as "ratchet" and said security would be there "handin' out free choke slams and sleeper holds!!!"

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Twitter.com removed a viral post retweeted by President Donald Trump over the weekend that showed the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) dramatically revised the Covid-19 death toll to just over 9,000 cases.

In a weekly update on its website on Aug. 26, the Atlanta-based agency noted only 6% of Covid-19 deaths were due to Covid-19 alone. 94% of deaths had underlying medical conditions. The majority of the deaths were people over age 65.

Under Table 3: "Provisional Death Counts for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)", the CDC lists conditions contributing to Covid-19 deaths in death certificates.

Of the deaths related to Covid-19, only 6% listed Covid-19 alone. 94% had other causes of death, such as cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, gunshot wounds or car accidents.

All of the cases were counted as Covid-19-related deaths bringing the death toll in the U.S. to over 180,000. If only Covid-19 was listed on the death certificates, the death toll would be just over 9,000 -- far less than deaths caused by the common flu.

President Trump retweeted the viral post that trended under the hashtag #only6%.

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Anyone who clicked the link saw the message: "This Tweet is no longer available because it violated the Twitter Rules."

Twitter decided the post violated its rules because it didn't fully explain: "For deaths with conditions or causes in addition to COVID-19, on average, there were 2.6 additional conditions or causes per death."

Twitter was annoyed that users would see the viral post and assume that only 6% of those who died from Covid-19 didn't have any preexisting conditions -- even though that is basically what the CDC stated based on the death certificates.

The death toll from Covid-19 has plunged to record lows, particularly in the East. For example, Maine and New York City counted no new Covid-19 deaths in the past two weeks.

The CDC recommends hand washing and social distancing to prevent spread of the flu-like coronavirus.

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Black Twitter roasted transracial activist Shaun King for trying to profit off the death of actor Chadwick Boseman.

Boseman died Friday after a 4-year battle with colon cancer. He was 43.

In an email to his subscribers, King wrote: "I hope that you are hanging in there. Yesterday I sent an email checking in on everybody - and just a few hours later we learned of the death of Chadwick Boseman. Life is so very fragile. Tomorrow is not promised."

King then asked his subscribers to purchase his book -- while denying he is selling his book for profit or personal gain.

He wrote: "I hate to even have to say this - but when I write an email like this, it's not for profit, or personal gain. I don't make a dime off of selling books. I was paid a year ago. I write the emails to help get us on the same page."

Black Twitter was enraged that King would stoop that low to use the beloved actor's death for profit.

"Crooker T. Washington is at it again. This time fundraising off Chadwick Boseman’s death," tweeted user @notcapnamerica.

@franklinleonard wrote: "Do not give @shaunking your money, your time, or your respect."

And @VeryWhiteGuy tweeted: "Shaun King is using Chadwicks death to sell books, he claims don’t make him any money. I'm so tired of SK profiting off of Black death."

King, a Caucasian man who insists he is African American, was once celebrated as a social justice activist and ally to the Black community.

But he was exposed as a fraud when a family member revealed both of his parents are white.

As a result, King's fundraisers have come up short of their goals, forcing the activist to scramble to find new ways to support his family's lavish lifestyle.

Black Twitter had a field day adding to the growing list of Shaun King nicknames on Saturday. Our personal favorites are "W.E.B. Defraud" and "Thurgood Partial."

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The father of Jacob Blake, the Black man who was shot 7 times in the back by a Wisconsin cop, said his son was handcuffed to a hospital bed when he went to visit him on Wednesday.

Jacob Blake, Sr. said he was "heartbroken" to see his son laying there handcuffed to the bed.

"I hate it that he was laying in that bed with the handcuff onto the bed," said the elder Blake, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. "He can't go anywhere. Why do you have him cuffed to the bed?"

Blake is paralyzed from the waist down, his father said. He is in police custody in the hospital where he is recovering from surgery earlier this week.

A spokesperson with the Froedtert Hospital, where Blake is recovering, deferred a reporter's questions to the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

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Blake, 29, was shot multiple times in the back and arm on Sunday, when Kenosha police officers attempted to detain him on an outstanding warrant for domestic assault and a sex crime.

Officers were called to the scene by Blake's girlfriend, who said he wasn't supposed to be there, according to the state Justice Dpartment.

Officers used a Taser on him, the state agency said in a news release Thursday, who added Blake was shot when he opened his driver-side door and leaned inside the vehicle.

Police recovered a knife from the driver-side floorboard of his SUV after the shooting. The state agency said Blake admitted having a knife in his possession.

The Kenosha officer who shot Blake was identified as Rusten Sheskey, who has been with the department for seven years.

Sheskey and another officer have been placed on paid administrative leave, authorities said.

Blake, Sr. said Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, a Democrat, reached out to the family.

When a reporter asked Evers if he was concerned about Blake's restraints, he responded, "Hell, yes! I would have no personal understanding why that would be necessary. I can't imagine why that's happening and I would hope that we would be able to find a better way to have him get better and recover."

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang tweeted Thursday that he spoke with Blake Sr. about his son.

"His first question after he woke up was, "Daddy, why did they shoot me so many times?" Yang tweeted. "He wept to his father. He has restraints on even though he can't move his legs."

"His father actually used the words 'chains.' He said my son is chained up," Yang told CNN's Erin Burnett.

Yang tweeted: "When asked what message I could share on his family's behalf, #JacobBlake Sr. said to me, 'Tell them my son is a human being.'"

The shooting sparked 3 nights of violent protests in Kenosha, where 2 people were killed and another wounded after video footage shows they attacked 17-year-old Illinois resident Kyle Rittenhouse, who was armed with an AR-15 assault rifle.

Rittenhouse is charged with first-degree intentional homicide, first-degree reckless homicide, two counts of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, attempted first-degree intentional homicide and possession of a dangerous weapon by a person under 18.

Wisconsin is an open carry state, but Rittenhouse is a year under the legal age limit to open carry a firearm.

An Antioch, Illinois judge ordered Rittenhouse held without bail at a juvenile detention facility pending a hearing on Friday to determine whether he will be extradited to Kenosha County.

Famed Atlanta attorney Lin Wood offered to represent Rittenhouse for free after GoFundMe deleted a page launched by his father to pay his legal expenses.

Authorities say Wednesday night was peaceful in Kenosha, where a 7 p.m. curfew is in effect.

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Jacob Blake's mother Julia Jackson stunned CNN anchor Don Lemon when she apologized to President Donald Trump live on his program Wednesday night.

Lemon is a very vocal Trump critic who frequently uses his platform to attack Trump's policies.

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Blake, 29, was shot 7 times in the back by a Kenosha, Wisconsin police officer on Sunday. He is paralyzed from the waist down and suffered extensive internal injuries.

"He had a bullet go through some or all of his spinal cord," attorney Patrick Salvi said. "He has holes in his stomach, he had to have nearly his entire colon, small intestines removed, damage to kidney and liver, and was shot in the arm."

Salvi said Blake will undergo more surgeries and has a long road to recovery ahead of him. The family plans to file a civil suit against the city and the police department.

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Jackson, accompanied by attorney Benjamin Crump, appeared on Lemon's CNN program via Skype on Wednesday night. She denounced the violent protests and looting in her city.

But she stunned Lemon when she apologized to Trump for missing his phone call. Jackson also apologized for the behavior of a family member who criticized Trump.

"My family and I are very hurt. And quite frankly disgusted," she told Lemon. "And as his mother, please don't burn up property and cause havoc and tear your own homes down in my son's name. You shouldn't do it, people shouldn't do it anyway, but to use my child or any other mother or father's child - our tragedy - to react in that manner, it's just not acceptable," she said.

She said the ongoing violence was not helping her son or anyone else who has suffered from alleged police brutality.

When asked by Lemon whether she had a message for any politicians, including Trump, Jackson apologized to "our President Trump" on behalf of a family member who had said something that was "not kind."

"She is hurting, and I do apologize for that," Jackson said, adding, "That does not reflect our behavior."

She continued, "for President Trump, I'm sorry I missed your call because had I not missed your call, maybe the comments that you made would have been different, and I'm not mad at you at all. I have the most respect for you as the leader of our country."

Recent polls show 37% of Black Americans approve of President Trump. Only 8% of Black voters approved of Trump in 2016.
 

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One of the top producers behind Beyonce and Jay Z's On the Run Tour and Jennifer Lopez's and Shakira's showstopping 2020 Super Bowl Halftime Show has died.

TV and live event producer Dan Parise died from a cardiac arrest on Monday night, aged 61.

The industry veteran produced the Grammy and Emmy-nominated concert special, On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z, in 2014. He previously served as Live Nation's Director of Production, and also worked with superstars including Oprah Winfrey, Eric Clapton, and Pearl Jam.

Additionally, Parise worked with the team at Jay Z's Roc Nation on big events like the Global Citizen Festival and the rap mogul's annual Made In America Festival.

Paying tribute to Parise, a Roc Nation spokesperson tells TheWrap, "He committed his life to his family at home and his family on the road, making each one of us better with each show. From working with Dave Matthews to Michelle Obama to Keith Richards, his mark on the entertainment and broadcast world will be felt for generations to come."

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CNN anchors Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo sounded the alarm about new polling that shows the Democrats' chances of winning in November are slipping away due to the riots.

Lemon pleaded with Democratic nominee Joe Biden to do something about Black Lives Matter activists because the ongoing riots are hurting the Democrats' chances in the upcoming elections.

Lemon cited polling that shows Americans are turning away from the Democratic Party after months of anti-police rioting following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Kenosha, Wisconsin exploded like a powder keg after an unarmed Black man was shot 7 times in the back by a police officer on Sunday.

Kenosha residents and business owners armed themselves and fired "warning shots" at protesters on Tuesday night. 2 protesters, both white males, were shot dead and one wounded in separate shootings.

Liberals are finally realizing that supporting rioters may not be the best strategy to win the election.

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo said, "I think [the riots] probably represents the biggest threat to the Democratic cause."

Lemon agreed, saying, "Kenosha is a Rorschach test for the entire country, and I think this is a blind spot for Democrats. I think Democrats are ignoring this problem or hoping that it will go away, and it's not going to go away."

He pushed Biden to come out of his basement and talk to Americans. But Biden previously said he supports the protesters and he has not condemned the riots.

Lemon suggested Biden's absence from the campaign trail - and his lack of leadership during the rioting - will have dire consequences.

Biden has said he plans to campaign from his basement until the November elections.

"Unless someone comes up with a solution... in the next 68 days -- the problem is not going to be fixed by then," said Lemon. "But what they can do -- and I think maybe Joe Biden may be afraid to do it -- he's gotta address it. He's gotta come out and talk about it. He's gotta do a speech like Barack Obama did about race. He's gotta come out and tell people that he is going to deal with the issue of police reform in this country, and that what's happening now is happening under Donald Trump's watch."

Lemon added: "The rioting has to stop. Chris, as you know and I know, it's showing up in the polling. It's showing up in focus groups. It is the only thing — it is the only thing right now that is sticking."
 

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Instagram personality and community activist Larry Henry is fighting for his life in a New York City hospital. Henry, also known as Kingface, is reportedly in a coma.

A friend announced his condition on Instagram on Monday. "Kingface is in a coma... Kingface had a very bad kidney infection that spread throughout his body and he isn't doing too good," said the friend.

He said the activist and Trump supporter has been hospitalized in an ICU in New York since July 1st. "It looks like he's taking a turn for the worst."

Henry made a name for himself as a Black conservative star and Trump supporter who called himself "Conservative T.H.U.G."

He was a highly sought after voice on conservative talk shows and podcasts.

In a podcast interview with Grey's Anatomy actor Isaiah Washington, Kingface said he was inspired by Trump.

"I mean, he comes from the same surroundings as me," Henry said of Trump. "I think he's like the people. I think he is the people ... I think he understands the people."

"Obama made Black people feel like they could become president. When Donald Trump became president, it made the whole world feel like they could become president."

A GoFundMe account created to help pay Kingface's medical expenses has raised over $15,000.

Twitter reacted to the sad news this week.

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Attorneys representing Pastor John Gray say he is a victim of a malicious extortion attempt. The 47-year-old megachurch leader of Relentless Church in South Carolina is involved in yet another cheating scandal.

New allegations came to light over the weekend when YouTube blogger UnwinewithTashaK obtained a short video clip featuring the portly preacher.

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In the clip, Gray, picture with his wife Aventer Gray, is speaking with a 48-year-old Houston woman named "Mary". He criticizes his wife's cooking and he asks the woman to go on an exotic trip with him.

The woman claims she sent Gray nude photos of her breasts at his request -- and she said he video-chatted with her while revealing his underwear.

She claimed he invited her to visit his home and she declined because she believed he wanted to sleep with her.

Mary said she hooked up with Gray after the death of her brother's wife in April. Her brother, a pastor in New Jersey, is friends with Gray, who spoke at the memorial service.

After the service, Gray asked for her friendship on Instagram and began liking her posts. Gray asked where she worked and he looked up the phone number for the hair salon where she was employed.

"A couple days after that he called my job and I answered the phone. I'm the manager of the hair salon and I answered the phone and he said 'Hey Mary, it's John Gray,'" she said.

Mary said she was shocked and told him it wasn't a good time to talk but she gave him her personal number, which she described as a bad decision in hindsight.

She said Gray asked for her measurements and for explicit photos. She complied, sending him images of her breasts.

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But lawyers for the embattled preacher say he did not step out on his long-suffering wife this time because he and Mary never reached first base.

"There are allegations that there were phone conversations between the two parties, and that's essentially the extent of the allegations," attorney Devon Puriefoy of the law firm Truluck Thomason told Greenville News. "When you take her own words, she says there was no affair, no physical contact, they never met each other, they never saw each other."

That's good news for Aventer, who shares two minor children, daughter Theory Aspyn-Sky and son John W. Gray IV, with her husband.
 

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The wife of a Miami police officer died of cardiac arrest after she became trapped in the backseat of her husband's police SUV.

Clara Paulino, 56, died in a freak accident after she became trapped in the cage of the backseat of the patrol unit that is equipped to prevent escape.

Paulino died sometime after 1 p.m. on Friday in the backseat of the patrol unit. Her husband, Aristides Paulino, a Miami Shores cop, had completed his night shift and went straight to bed that morning.

Sometime before noon, Mrs. Paulino climbed into the back seat of the marked police Ford Explorer SUV "in search of something," then could not escape the backseat cage area.

The couple's son found her body around 5:30 p.m. -- about four and a half-hours after she got trapped, according to Dailymail.com.

Her fingerprints were found all over the inside of the SUV. "Clearly, she was panicked and trying to get out," a police source told the Miami Herald. The temperature peaked at 90 degrees on Friday.

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The cage prevented her from reaching over the backseat to honk the horn, said the source. Additionally, there were bars on the back windows and the windows were coated in blackout tint, making it impossible for anyone to see her.

Members of a Facebook police wives support group suggested she was probably searching for evidence of her husband's infidelity, i.e. dried semen on the backseat.

The Aristides were married for 28 years, according to Dailymail.com.

The police source told the Herald Paulino had a history of medical problems that may have contributed to her death inside the hot SUV.