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Powerball winner charged with sexual assault of a minor

Pedro Quezada, the winner of a $338 million Powerball jackpot in 2013, was arrested by Passaic County authorities on charges of sexually assaulting a young girl. Quezada, 49, faces two counts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault and one count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child. He is accused of sexually assaulting the girl for three years, beginning when she was 11 years old and lasting until she was 14. The alleged assaults occurred in Passaic, where Quezada lived at the time. ...
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Yasmin Salina talks life after the Obama administration and the ...

Yasmin Salina Rana is a graduate of Alabama State University, where she received her B.A. in mass communications. Rana dedicated six years serving the Obama Administration at both the White House and the Department of Homeland Security. During her tenures, she has served as a key point person in the Office of Management & Administration and the Office of Partnership and Engagement. For over a decade, she has spent her free time mentoring inner city youth, preparing them to enter higher education and ...
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Jerhonda Pace Recalls Being ‘Trained to Please’ by R. Kelly ...

Jerhonda Pace made her great escape from R. Kelly with a lie. The 24-year-old — who last month broke a non-disclosure agreement to go on record accusing the singer of mentally and physically abusing her as a teenager — appeared on television for the first time Monday, and revealed how she got away from Kelly’s alleged “sex cult” in 2010. “He was preparing for a party at the time and I told him I wanted to go to my uncle’s house to grab ...
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Trump Supporters Invite Black Lives Matter On Stage In A ...

These days, confrontations between President Donald Trump’s supporters and left-leaning activists are expected to be filled with anger, insults and, at worst, violence. But a different scene played out during the right-wing “Mother of All Rallies” at the U.S. Capitol on Saturday when Trump supporters invited Black Lives Matter counter-protesters to speak on stage. Clips from the rare moment went viral Monday on Facebook, and while people found it refreshing that the opposing groups could come together, the Now This video didn’t show the entire interaction. Henry ...
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Aaron Hernandez found to have severe CTE; family is suing ...

Researchers at Boston University determined that former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had stage 3 chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, and according to Hernandez’s lawyer, it was the most advanced case they had seen in a player as young as Hernandez. Hernandez, who was in a Massachusetts prison serving a life sentence for committing murder but was acquitted of committing two others, killed himself in his cell in April. He was 27. In this April 1, 2015 file photo, former New England ...
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Mark Zuckerberg admits Russians exploited Facebook during last year’s election

No company likes to admit it made a mistake, and Facebook is feistier than most. But Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has essentially admitted that Russian interests exploited the social-media giant to interfere in last year’s US elections. Zuckerberg didn’t explicitly say Facebook screwed up. But in a short video broadcast on his Facebook page Thursday afternoon, he made indirect references to “what happened here,” vowing that “we can do more” and saying “we are in a new world. It’s a new challenge ...
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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Ripped Teen Sex Slaves From ...

Kim Jong Un’s depravity and abuses of power have no bounds, extending even to North Korea’s upper echelon. The North’s authoritarian regime snatches teenagers out of school to be his sex slaves, forces members of the country’s upper class to watch executions and Kim is perfectly content to eat expensive lunches while his people subsist on grass, a defector told the Daily Mirror this week. In order to protect the defector, her real name nor the names of her family members, but refers to her ...
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RIP: French Businesswoman and Billionaire Liliane Bettencourt Passes Away at ...

The family of L’Oreal cosmetics heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the world’s richest woman, says she has died at her home in France at the age of 94. Bettencourt’s daughter, Françoise Bettencourt Meyers, said in a written statement on Thursday that her mother “left peacefully” overnight. French businesswoman and billionaire Liliane Bettencourt, whose family founded L‘Oreal and still owns the largest stake in the cosmetics giant, Liliane Bettencourt was the daughter of Eugene Schueller, who founded L’Oreal in the early 20th century. Forbes magazine estimated ...
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WTF: Grand jury indicts Mystikal for rape

The only goal a person has to have in order to succeed in life is the will to do better for themselves. via RollingOut Back in August, rapper Mystikal, real name  Michael Lawrence, turned himself into police on charges that he raped a woman. The incident occurred in 2016 at a Shreveport, Louisiana hotel and casino. Also implicated in the sexual assault was Averweone Holman, 26, and a woman identified as Tenichia Wafford, 42, who tried to silence the alleged victim. ...
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Health: Model Jokiva Rivers on the benefits of treating lupus ...

I was diagnosed with lupus SLE and discoid in 2003, just days before my wedding. I’ve battled lupus for many years and my mission is to bring awareness to this disease. Lupus is an autoimmune inflammatory disease caused when the immune system attacks its own tissue. Lupus can damage any part of the body (skin, joints and/or organs). While traditional treatment can help, this disease cannot be cured. Lupus patients (myself included) are using marijuana as a safe treatment alternative to help ...
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Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico Is Submerged Under Water and Considered ...

Flash floods brought fresh misery to Puerto Rico on Thursday after its infrastructure was shattered by Hurricane Maria as President Donald Trump declared the US territory a disaster zone. The hurricane, which Trump said had “absolutely obliterated” the island, left its 3.4 million people totally without power and officials said it may be months before it is fully restored. The storm was blamed for 10 deaths in the Caribbean, including a man in northern Puerto Rico’s Bayamon district who was struck ...
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New mom Amal Clooney seeks justice for Yazidi sex slaves ...

New mom and British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney attended the UN Security Council meeting on Thursday as the council voted to investigate ISIS war crimes following her campaign that sought justice for Yazidi sex slaves. Clooney, who is married to Hollywood star George Clooney, represents members of Iraq’s Yazidi community who were raped and kidnapped by Islamic State militants. Amal Clooney said earlier this year that nations must not let the extremist group ‘get away with genocide’. ‘Yazidis and other ISIS victims want justice in a ...