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Time announces Person of the Year finalists

8:22 am Dec. 4, 2017

President Donald Trump might be Time’s Person of the Year.

Or it might be Kim Jong Un.

Or Colin Kaepernick.

Or the #MeToo Movement.

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Despite Trump’s recent tweet suggesting he’d passed on the honor, the magazine hasn’t declared who makes the cut but is releasing its short list.

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See Time’s full list here.

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Watch Michael Flynn chant “Lock her up!” at the Republican National Convention

10:42 am Dec. 1, 2017

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As previously reported by the Cox Media Group National Content Desk: Flynn’s arrest marks the fourth in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and a former business associate, Rick Gates, turned themselves in to authorities in October. The pair face 12 charges, including conspiring

Barack Obama posted a Joe Biden meme and Twitter can’t handle it

2:18 pm Nov. 20, 2017

So ardent was the bromance between former President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden that the “barackandjoe” Twitter account is a thing.

If you have time to kill and need a chuckle by way of photos of Biden pointing at stuff or smiling cheekily complete with clever captions, check it out – or just search the hashtag #JoeBidenMemes.

And now there’s one more, contributed by Obama himself, to celebrate Biden’s birthday.

What Rev. Al Sharpton learned from Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson Jr.

7:55 am Nov. 17, 2017

NEW YORK – Even after Maynard Jackson was no longer Atlanta’s mayor, he maintained an active role in city politics. On his way out after serving three terms, Jackson invited his friend Rev. Al Sharpton to come down to Atlanta.

“I got there and there were police there. I said, ‘Oh God, what did I do now?’” Sharpton said. “He said, ‘Follow me!’ He shut me in a room with Shirley

Al Franken cancels Atlanta book festival appearance

9:15 pm Nov. 16, 2017

Sen. Al Franken canceled plans to appear at an Atlanta book festival hours after becoming embroiled in controversy following allegations of sexual misconduct.

He had been scheduled to appear at the Book Festival of the MJCCA. The event, promoting his book “Al Franken, Giant of the Senate,” was scheduled well before anyone could have imagined he’d be trending on Twitter for all the wrong reasons.  The event had sold out.

Franken, a former

Rev. Al Sharpton at the NYC premiere of Maynard Jackson documentary

8:00 pm Nov. 16, 2017

NEW YORK – The Rev. Al Sharpton, who’s among the many prominent political, civil and cultural leaders interviewed for “Maynard,” about the late Maynard Jackson Jr., is here at the documentary’s premiere tonight.

Sharpton came in a few minutes after the screening began.

“Atlanta was the capital of the South,” Sharpton said during his interview for the film. “For him to win the capital of the South and to be able to