Daily Archives: August 30, 2013

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Lamar Odom Arrested for Suspicion of DUI


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NBA player and Kardashian husband Lamar Odom was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence, the California Highway Patrol has confirmed to TheWrap.

According to the CHP report, Odom’s white Mercedes was observed driving in a “serpentine manner” on the 101 freeway. When officers pulled Odom over, he “showed objective signs of intoxication and was unable to perform field sobriety tests.” Continue reading

Ala. legislator calls for ban of Toni Morrison novel

An Ala. state lawmaker wants Toni Morrison’s first book banned; calls it ‘objectionable.’

By: Melanie Eversley

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An Alabama state senator is pushing to ban the first novel of Nobel and Pulitzer winner Toni Morrison on the grounds that its content and language are “objectionable.”

State Sen. Bill Holtzclaw, a Republican, wants The Bluest Eye pulled from high school reading lists, and says he also would support pulling it from high school libraries, according to the Alabama Media Group. Continue reading

Obama prepares for possible action against Syria

By: Susan Davis
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WASHINGTON — President Obama prepared for the possibility of launching a U.S. military action against Syria within days, even as Britain Thursday opted out in a vote by Parliament.

Advisers said the president would be willing to retaliate against Syria alone.

“The president of the United States is elected with the duty to protect the national security interests in the United States of America,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest said. Continue reading