The harsh hand of the law may have been too harsh this time.
A Florida judge is getting heat for her decision to sent a domestic violence victim to jail for failing to show up to court!
The woman reportedly failed to show up at the July trial of her husband, in which she was supposed to testify.
When Seminole County Judge Jerri Collins asked the sobbing woman why she was a no show, the alleged victim said she had "anxiety" and was "not in a good place" at the time of the July hearing.
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But the judge was unsympathetic to her excuses and sentenced the mother to serve three days in county jail! As the woman was led away, she protested:
This is surprisingly calculated.
After Vice President Joe Biden's son Beau died from brain cancer in May, news leaked that the younger man's dying wish had been to see his father run for President in 2016.
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Now, according to a report, it appears that VP Biden himself is the one who "leaked" the information that his son had asked him to run for president!
POLITICO reports that Biden himself called Maureen Dowd, columnist for the New York Times, to run the story about how Beau had, on his deathbed, made his father make a promise he'd run for president, with Beau's reasoning being:
Take the time to get healthy, CC Sabathia!
The star pitcher for the New York Yankees announced on Monday that he is leaving the team, effective immediately, to enter a rehab facility for alcohol abuse.
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The 35-year-old pitcher has long been one of the mainstays for the Yankees' pitching rotation, but as the team enters the playoffs with their first game on Tuesday evening against the Houston Astros, they will have to go ahead without him.
CC has to take care of a far more important concern.
The lefty released a statement on Monday, saying:
This is so honest!
Amber Rose held her Slut Walk in El Lay yesterday, and while she shaded Kanye West in the process with a very pointed sign referencing a comment he had made about her, Rose also opened up emotionally to the crowd.
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Rose spoke about her relationship with Kanye, as well as the other one with her very public ex, Wiz Khalifa, and said:
We're starting to learn more about the horrifying community college shooting in Oregon.
John Hanlin, the Douglas County Sheriff in Oregon and lead law enforcement officer presiding over the horrible traged at Umpqua Community College, has now confirmed in a press conference that authorities know the cause of death of the shooter.
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Chris Harper Mercer, the attacker in the shooting in Roseburg, Oregon that left many dead and many more injured, apparently died by a self-inflicted gunshot wound after police responded to the scene.
Stephanie Salas, the mother of one of the victims who survived, Rand McGown, told reporters of the scene: