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Lennon, McCartney back together? Well sort of

Lennon and McCartney have teamed up again. But it wasn’t some long-lost recording of John Lennon fronted by Paul McCartney years later. 

It was actually the sons of the two music legends.

Sean Ono Lennon and James McCartney recently spent time together and took a selfie that could, at a quick glance, be taken for an image of their two fathers from years ago.

Lennon posted the photo to Instagram this week.

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Both are following in the footsteps of their fathers, having become musicians themselves, CNN reported.

Ono Lennon is the son of the late John Lennon and Yoko Ono. McCartney is the son of Paul McCartney and the late Linda McCartney. 

Some of the younger Lennon’s followers are hoping there is more than a photo opportunity, asking them to do a musical project together, CBS News reported.

Lennon also recently posed with a photo with the late George Harrison’s son Dhani, CBS News reported

Trump revoking former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance

President Donald Trump is revoking former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday.

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The announcement came weeks after Huckabee Sanders told reporters that Trump was looking in to the process required to revoke security clearances from half a dozen former Obama administration officials. 

Huckabee Sanders cited Brennan's "erratic conduct and behavior" as the reasoning behind the revocation and accused him of "lying" and "wild outbursts." Brennan has been critical of Trump, calling his performance at a joint press conference last month with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland "nothing short of treasonous."

Huckabee Sanders did not say Wednesday that Brennan leveraged his security clearance for financial gain -- an allegation she levied at some former intelligence officials last month.

>> Trump wants to revoke security clearances for ex-Obama intelligence officials, White House says

During a July 23 news briefing, Huckabee Sanders said Trump was exploring options to remove security clearances from former officials who have “politicized and, in some cases, monetized their public service.”

Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that officials continued to look at revoking the clearances of other former officials, including former FBI Director James Comey and former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.

Black woman denied job because of ‘ghetto’ name; company claims email hacked

A Missouri woman who applied for a customer service job was shocked Monday when she received an email stating that her “ghetto” name had lost her the position. 

Hermeisha Robinson, 27, of Bellefontaine Neighbors, posted the email response from Mantality Heath on her Facebook page. 

“Thank you for your interest in careers at Mantality Health,” the email read, according to Robinson’s post. “Unfortunately, we do not consider candidates that have suggestive ‘ghetto’ names. We wish the best in your career search.”

The email was signed Jordan Kimler, a nurse practitioner with the company. According to the company’s website, Mantality Health provides treatment to men suffering from low testosterone. It has multiple locations in several states.

Robinson wrote that she was upset to be turned away from a position she felt she was well qualified for.

“My feelings are very hurt and they even got me second-guessing my name, trying to figure out if my name is really that ‘ghetto,’” she wrote. “I would like for everyone to share this post because discrimination has to stop!”

Share the post her friends did. As of Wednesday morning, it had been shared more than 10,000 times. 

One of the people sharing Robinson’s post was her cousin, Miltina Burnett. Burnett wrote on Facebook that the response made Robinson -- who was named after her late father, Herman -- question whether she should “change her name to fit in corporate America.”

“Don’t ever change who you are to become more like them,” Burnett wrote. “They had no right to say what they said to her.”

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch spoke with Mantality Health owner Kevin Meuret, who on Tuesday said that the company’s email system was hacked by someone outside Missouri. Meuret said he believes the hacker may be an angry former employee. 

“I’m a father of three daughters, and that young lady getting that (response) is horrible,” Meuret told the Post-Dispatch. “That young lady opened something that must have felt like a freight train, and that’s unacceptable.”

Burnett shared images of private messages she received from Mantality Health employees about the alleged hacking.

Company officials believe the hacking may have been done through Indeed.com, where Robinson submitted her application. Mantality Health’s website has a statement addressing the situation.

“The password for the outside job board site used by Mantality was compromised on Aug. 13, 2018,” the statement reads. “We are currently working with law enforcement to identify the perpetrator and consider appropriate legal action. We share the anger and frustration of those who received these bogus emails.”

Meuret told KMOV News 4 that they believe about 20 applicants got emails similar to Robinson’s.

Dorneshia Zachery was one of them, the news station reported. 

“The company looked at my name and said, ‘We don’t care about what you’ve done in life; your name is going to dismiss you completely,’” Zachery told News 4

Meuret told the news station that the emails are deplorable.

“This is not a reflection of who we are as a company,” he said. 

The company has gotten the Chesterfield Police Department involved in the case, as well as St. Louis County’s cybercrimes division. 

“We will continue to pursue this even if it becomes a federal matter,” Meuret told the Post-Dispatch

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Indeed.com officials told News 4 that they have found no signs of hacking on their end.

“Account security is of utmost importance to Indeed and something that we diligently monitor,” the company’s statement read. “Account holders are responsible for use of their password and we recommend frequent updates and complete confidentiality of your password. Our investigation into this particular account shows no evidence of compromise.”

Cybersecurity experts told the Post-Dispatch that the incident was likely an internal break-in and not a “high-tech hacking event.”

“If you have a guy who knows everything about the infrastructure of the company, it’s going to happen,” Jianli Pan, a cybersecurity professor at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, told the newspaper. “It’s up to the company how important it is for them to keep their systems secure. But that’s not free. It takes money and training and designating some expert to be in charge of such issues.”

Companies, particularly small ones, should have a checklist of things to do when an employee leaves, according to Joe Scherrer, Washington University’s program director of graduate studies in information systems management and cybersecurity management. The checklist should include eliminating all access to email, social media and all other communication means, Scherrer told the Post-Dispatch

“You should scrub them out of the company. I know that sounds harsh, but it’s how to prevent this from happening,” Scherrer told the newspaper

Police investigate $98,000 ramen noodles heist 

Fayette County officials have confirmed reports regarding a $98,000 ramen noodle heist.

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The incident occurred about three weeks ago, Lt. Allen Stevens, with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

While some outlets are reporting the investigation involves a string of robberies, including multiple car break-ins and one motorcycle theft, Stevens told The AJC that’s not the case.

The noodles were stolen from a trailer parked at a Chevron in Fayetteville. There have been no updates on the heist as of Wednesday afternoon, Stevens said.

The police report did not specify the brand of noodles.

Fun fact: A single packet of Maruchan Ramen typically costs less than 30 cents at your local grocery store. With $100,000, one could devour more than 300,000 noodle-packed meals, though such a regimen would likely not be doctor-approved.

“Between the preservatives and the packaging, instant noodles are a minefield of potential health problems. The more you eat, the worse it is,” Food Revolution reported, citing research from a 2014 Baylor University study that found a link between high consumption of instant noodles and increased risk of metabolic changes linked to heart disease, diabetes and stroke.

After husband’s death, woman finds his beloved lost dog

A woman whose husband’s beloved dog escaped two days before he died has been found. 

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Sarah Tiger was in the Madison area for her husband Jack’s medical care when their dog Hope escaped from a caretaker and was missing for 12 days before being found Tuesday, WISC reported

Tiger told WISC Hope was found around 9:15 p.m. at a park in the Middletown area. She had lost some weight but was otherwise fine.

Before Hope escaped, a visitor had brought the 4-year-old shepherd-beagle mix to visit Jack Tiger while he was in the hospital.

"He didn't recognize his twin, he didn't recognize his parents, he didn't recognize me,” Sarah Tiger told WISC. “But he did recognize her, and his last words were 'My Hopey Hope.'"

He died died Aug. 5, WISC reported.

Cat rescue hiring person to live on Greek island full of felines

A cat rescue in Greece is hiring someone to look after more than 50 felines on an island.

According to Travel & Liesure, God’s Little People Cat Rescue is looking for someone to fill a position that requires both a love and expertise of cats.

In an Aug. 5, Facebook post, cat rescue owner Joan Bowell posted the job offer, located on the Greek island of Syros.

“I am looking for someone who can take over the daily running of my Greek cat sanctuary in my absence,” Bowell said. “You will have 55 cats in your care and need to be able to overview them all + feed and medicate (big added bonus if you’re trained vet. nurse!).”

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Bowell said the job will come with a semidetached tiny home -- water and electricity included -- with a garden and view of the Aegean Sea and a salary. 

“The daily hours is that of a part time job (approx. 4 hours) and the salary reflects the fact that you get the house for free (with everything paid). All expenses for the cats will of course be paid incl. all veterinary care. You will be expected to take a cat to the vet in case of illness and therefore will need to be able to drive a manual car,” the posting said

Bowell included photos of some of the cats along with views of the house, garden and sea on the rescue’s Facebook page.

Bowell and her husband, Richard, moved from Denmark to Syros in 2011.

The two told The Telegraph they found bony cats relying on scraps for food, injured and feral cats and kittens in trash bins when the first got to the island. 

They started taking in strays and working with local veterinary staff, ultimately improving the health of the cats on the island.

According to The Telegraph, the couple is leaving for New York, where Richard Bowell will work with the United Nations.

The couple has recruited five volunteers to narrow down more than 3,000 applications. The best person for the job, according to the posting, is someone who is  45 or older, has veterinary experience, can enjoy being in their own company, and has experience with feral or non-sociable cats.

More information on the position, including how to get salary specifics and where to send an application and photo, is available at the God's Little People Cat Rescue Facebook page. Bowell is still going through applications and said it will take some time to pick the right person for the job.

Police: Credible bomb threat led Rascal Flatts to end Indianapolis concert early

Fans at a Rascal Flatts show Thursday were disappointed after the concert ended abruptly due to security concerns.

The Associated Press reported that the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office said a credible bomb threat led to a quick evacuation of Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, a 24,000-capacity venue.

Fans tweeted about confusion about the abrupt end to the show. Some video included a musician at a piano playing a song before he quickly left the stage.

Hours later, Rascal Flatts posted a statement about the incident on Facebook Friday morning.

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“Indianapolis - Due to a security concern at the show last night, standard procedures were quickly executed and everyone was able to safely leave the building,” the band, which includes, Joe Don Rooney, Gary LeVox, and Jay DeMarcus, said in a statement. “The safety of our fans, band and crew is always the top priority for us, so we are so thankful for everyone who jumped into action and for your understanding. We will be back soon!”

Attendee Britni Sherlock told The Indianapolis Star there was an announcement over the intercom system that said the show was over. 

“Everyone booed. We continued to wait in the pavilion, and that’s when security came up to everyone and told us to leave,” she said. “I asked what was going on and he replied, ‘We were told to evacuate the pavilion immediately.’”

The show ended before the band could come out for an encore performance.

“(Rascal Flatts) had just finished their song ‘Banjo’ and did the what-was-thought-to-be-false 'Good night' before the encore,” concertgoer Andy VonDielingen told IndyStar. “Their piano player started to play and then just stopped and left. A few minutes later lights come on and security is pulling some guy looking to be in his 20s out of the pit. ... Everyone is standing around, looking at each other and wondering what is going on.”

WRTV reported that staff with concert promoter and venue operator Live Nation informed the Sheriff’s Office of a safety issue before the end of the show. 

“Last night a safety concern presented itself during the Rascal Flatts’ concert in Noblesville,” Live Nation said in a statement Friday, according to WXIN. “Venue staff and local officials followed standard protocols to ensure the safety of guests, the artist and staff. Law enforcement agencies are investigating the matter.”

No arrests have been made related to the threat.

Thyroid medications being recalled due to issue with ingredient, FDA says

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a voluntary recall for a pair of medications meant to treat hypothyroidism.

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The levothyroxine and liothyronine tablets, manufactured by Westminster Pharmaceuticals LLC, were sold wholesale in 100-count bottles. They used active ingredients sourced before the FDA issued an import alert about Sichuan Friendly Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., officials said. The alert warned that a 2017 inspection found that the company deviated from current good manufacturing practices, putting the quality of ingredients at risk.

>> See the full list of recalled medications

Officials with Westminster Pharmaceuticals said that as of Aug. 9, they had no reports of illnesses connected to the recall. The company warned that patients taking the recalled medications should continue to do so, at least until discussing options with their doctors.

“Because these products may be used in the treatment of serious medical conditions, patients taking the recalled medicines should continue taking their medicine until they have a replacement product,” FDA officials said in a recall alert.

Harvard students launching cafe to help homeless teens discover their potential

Can a cup of coffee and a donut change a life? Two rising sophomores at Harvard University think it can. 

Tony Shu and Connor Schoen are getting ready to open Breaktime, a coffee shop with a mission. 

"Breaktime is a social enterprise that creates cafes to provide stable employment, vocational training and career advising to young adults experiencing homelessness," Schoen said.

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The two are currently converting an 800 square foot site at 1000 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge into a coffee shop that will employ homeless teens.

A volunteer experience at a homeless shelter sparked the idea for Breaktime. They heard many stories from clients about how hard it was to gain employment because of the stigma of homelessness.

"We hope to show other employers that this is a population that has a lot of talent and a lot of potential. They just need some support," said Shu.

Getting that first job opportunity can be life-changing according to Katherine James of Bridge Over Troubled Waters, an organization that helps homeless youth. She said developing some consistency on the job for a homeless youth can show future employers a person is reliable and has developed marketable skills.

Breaktime will be a streamlined operation, reselling baked goods to reduce fixed costs and licensing requirements. "Our biggest goal is to create a template model that can be used in other cities, other places," said Schoen.

The date for opening Breaktime is late October or early November and the students are still raising funds.

CDC warns of measles outbreak in 21 states, including North Carolina, Florida

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning of a measles outbreak in 21 states. 

So far 107 people have become sickened by the illness in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and the District of Colombia. 

The number of people sickened was counted through July 14. The case count is preliminary and is updated monthly, the CDC warns.

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The majority of those who contract measles are unvaccinated, according to the CDC

In 2017, there were approximately 118 people who developed measles, and the highest number of patients was in 2014 with 667 cases.

Signs and symptoms of measles include:

  • High fever.
  • Cough.
  • Runny nose.
  • Red, watery eyes.
  • Small white spots inside the mouth two to three days after the first symptoms appear.
  • Rash, three to five days after the first symptoms appear, starting near the hairline and spreading down. 

The fever and rash should fade after a few days, according to the CDC.

Measles are spread through coughing and sneezing. It can live for up to two hours after a person has coughed or sneezed. 

Measles, according to the CDC, is so contagious that 90 percent of people who have come in contact with an infected person can become sick if not immune to the illness.

It can be spread for up to four days before the rash appears and four days after it is visible, the CDC reports.

The CDC recommends that children be vaccinated with the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine. Two doses are needed for full coverage -- one at between 12 and 15 months old, and a second round between 4 and 6 years old.

Warning issued after someone abandons Impala at zoo

Someone abandoned a Chevrolet Impala at the San Antonio Zoo Monday, prompting officials to jokingly issue a reminder that the facility does not take in animals. 

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“If you find an animal in need of assistance we suggest you call our friends at Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc., a local non-profit that specializes in this,” the zoo said on Facebook

The driver left the car after it got stuck while crossing a bridge designed for zoo trains. 

“The Park Police have your car when you are ready to pick it up,” zoo CEO Tim Morrow said in a tweet.

She learned it on YouTube: 10-year-old girl helps aunt who unexpectedly gives birth at home

Remembering what she had watched on YouTube helped a 10-year-old deliver her aunt’s baby in the bathroom of a home in Virginia. 

Chloe Carrion’s aunt passed out after giving birth, but what was happening didn’t phase the young girl who was home alone with her relative, WRC reported. She called 911 as she took care of the newborn, remembering what she saw being done on YouTube.

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Chloe cut the umbilical cord, with the help of 911 operators walking her through the steps, and swaddled the baby while waiting for emergency responders to get to the home, WJLA reported.

“I watch YouTube videos about people playing with dolls and I see them care for the babies, so I used stuff I knew from the videos,” Chloe told WRC.

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The baby boy was a surprise to family members because Dominique Spann, Chloe’s aunt, kept it a secret. She didn’t realize she was in labor when she started having stomach pains on Monday. 

“She didn’t tell anybody,” Chloe’s mother, April West, told WRC. “I thought that was her regular stomach.”

West got home just before first responders arrived. 

“Chloe was just standing at the front door with the baby swaddled, and she was rocking him back and forth,” West told WJLA.

Spann was so thankful for what Chloe did, she let her niece name her newborn son. Chloe decided to call him Isaac.

Did Omarosa break the law when she recorded her firing then played it for America?

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman shocked many over the weekend when she revealed that she had secretly recorded White House chief of staff John Kelly firing her in December 2017.

She released that tape on Sunday, saying that she surreptitiously recorded the firing that took place in the White House Situation Room – considered one of the most secure rooms on the planet. 

Manigault Newman said she recorded the conversation because she feared for her safety and because, "If I didn't have these recordings, no one in America would believe me.”

While Manigault Newman admitted to secretly recording her firing, but did she break the law?

Here’s a look at what she did and what the consequences could be.

What did she do?

According to Manigault Newman, she recorded Kelly firing her from her job as White House aide. She was taken into the Situation Room, where Kelly told her she was fired.

How did she record the conversation without Kelly knowing it?

Manigault Newman is not saying. Some assume it was by cell phone, perhaps in a purse or pocket. Others are saying she used a pen that records audio.

What is the Situation Room?

The White House Situation Room is a secured facility in the basement of the White House. It’s classified as a “sensitive compartmented information facility,” or a SCIF, and security in the area is stringent. 

The complex is 5,500 square feet and divided into seven rooms. It was a courtyard when President Franklin Roosevelt was in the White House and became a bowling alley when President Harry Truman lived there. President John F. Kennedy wanted a secure area of the White House so he had the area renovated in 1961 and used it for a space to coordinate reaction to national security crises.

During George W. Bush’s presidency, the Situation Room was remodeled and the wooden paneling was removed and replaced with more high-tech material.

The room is staffed primarily by the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS). Five "watch teams" of five to six people each, 24 hours a day, seven days a week monitor international events and are able to brief the president about what is going on at any time of the day.    

Was it legal to make a secret recording of Kelly?

In the District of Columbia, it is legal to make a recording of a conversation as long as one person involved in the conversation is aware it is being recorded.

Was it legal to make a secret recording of any kind there?

Staffers are required to leave cell phones or any other unsecured electronic device outside of the situation room to ensure the security of the room. If you bring in a device that can record what goes on in the room, it is a violation of administrative rules, but not a crime. 

Mark Zaid, an attorney who specializes in national security cases, told USA Today that a person who accidentally brings in a device could lose their security clearance, and if it happens a second time, Zaid said, they would lose their clearance. Knowingly making a recording in a secured area is certainly an administrative violation, Zaid said, but is still not likely a legal matter.

“Now if you're recording, that is ratcheting up the level significantly because now it's intentional, so it's a major security violation for sure," he told USA Today. "But I've not seen anyone identify a (criminal) law that can reasonably and practically be applied to this type of situation."

Did she violate the espionage act?

Some have suggested it violates a federal statute (18 U.S.C. §793) that addresses, “Gathering, transmitting or losing defense information.” The law applies to defense-related or national security-related information. Manigault Newman’s firing would not likely fall under the category of national security.

Stephen Vladeck, a law professor at the University of Texas who specializes in national security and constitutional law, told Vox that if Manigault Newman had recorded classified material, it would be another matter.

“It’s a crime to record or share sensitive information that you’re not legally authorized to have, and so there’s no doubt that a recording of a discussion of information that is classified would violate the Espionage Act. But there’s no evidence, as of now, that this has happened here.”

Zaid pointed out that there is a law against misappropriating a government "record." The recording would be the “record” in this case, but he said it would be highly unlikely that the government would proceed with such a case.

Former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vancetold MSNBC that Manigault Newman likely committed a "technical crime" when she taped Kelly in the Situation Room then released the tape when her book tour began.

“There is likely a technical crime or two that’s been committed here," Vance said. "Obviously, prosecutors don’t choose to prosecute every technical crime that’s been committed, but she probably should get herself a lawyer and be in consultation.” 

7-Eleven offering buy one, get one free Slurpees this week

7-Eleven stores are celebrating back-to-school season with a week of buy one, get one free Slurpees.

The convenience store chain is running a Two Cool for School deal that offers one free Slurpee with the purchase of one from Aug. 13 to Aug. 19. The deal, which is all day, everyday throughout the promotion period, can be used for a Slurpee of the same size or smaller than the one purchased.

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For 7-Eleven super fans, both the free and purchased Slurpee count toward the 7Rewards “Buy Six, Get the Seventh Free” drink offer on the 7‑Eleven mobile app. The app is available on Google Play and the App Store.

Like any offer, not every location is participating in BOGO Slurpee Drink Week.

LeSean McCoy, ex-girlfriend reach agreement over eviction

After a lengthy closed-door mediation session that lasted nearly 90 minutes, lawyers for NFL running back LeSean McCoy and ex-girlfriend Delicia Cordon reached an agreement in an eviction hearing in Fulton County magistrate court Tuesday.

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Details of that agreement, obtained after the hearing by Channel 2 Action News, said that a Fulton County deputy sheriff will escort Cordon to McCoy’s home on Hickory Pass in Milton on Aug. 20 at 2 p.m. to retrieve several items, including photos, a Christmas tree, holiday decorations and her son’s gold chain. Attorneys for both Cordon and McCoy will be present as well.

McCoy, 30, was not in court Tuesday in Atlanta, as he remained in training camp with the Buffalo Bills. Cordon, 34, was present, but did not speak during the hearing.

Cordon’s attorney, Tanya Mitchell Graham, spoke briefly with reporters after the hearing. McCoy’s attorney, Michael LaScala, was not available for comment.

“(Cordon) has got to heal from the vicious attack that she suffered on July 10,” Graham said. “Anyone who has been through a home invasion and an aggravated battery would know that’s not something you heal from in 30 days.”

While Judge Melynee Leftridge said there will be no further appearances by McCoy, Cordon or their attorneys regarding this case in her courtroom, the two sides could meet again soon.

Last week, Graham filed a 22-page lawsuit on behalf of Cordon, claiming that McCoy and his friend Tamarcus Porter are “liable” for the injuries she suffered on July 10 when McCoy’s Milton home was broken into and she was assaulted by a lone suspect. Cordon estimates that $133,000 in jewelry was stolen from her during the home invasion. She was treated at a nearby hospital for injuries to her arms, head and face.

Tuesday’s hearing stemmed from an eviction notice that was filed on June 6 by Porter on behalf of McCoy, requesting that Cordon and her children be removed from the home. Porter and McCoy were football teammates at the University of Pittsburgh. It was the second time that McCoy has tried to have Cordon evicted. McCoy bought the Milton home in October 2016.

Graham told the judge that she challenged the legitimacy of the eviction Porter filed, and added that the eviction was served improperly to Cordon’s teenage son on June 11.

Graham also said that Cordon has already voluntarily left the home, but that she left some of her things behind and is unable to get them because she claims McCoy and Porter changed the locks. The attorney also claimed that some items were stolen from Cordon.

“I think people are losing sight of the fact that (Cordon) was viciously attacked on July 10, and the fact that she has had stolen jewelry, stolen furniture and damaged furniture are secondary to the fact that there is a perpetrator who committed an aggravated act, and that person is still at-large,” Graham said. “What is important and imperative to us is that that person is apprehended.”

When asked if she had any words for her supporters, Cordon said “no” as she was hurried away by her lawyers.

The Milton Police Department has not released any new information regarding the investigation into the July 10 home invasion, Graham said. A spokesperson for the department did not respond to multiple requests for comment.

McCoy was not home when his Milton house was invaded last month, and took to Twitter that day to deny his involvement in it. On July 26, he told reporters covering the Bills that, “It’s an open investigation” and that his “focus is on” his teammates and winning a Super Bowl.

Group on scooters confronts, shoots man 

A shooting on a busy downtown Atlanta street Tuesday left a young man in critical condition.

Police are now looking for a group of suspects who were seen on scooters and bikes at the time of the shooting.

Police said the group confronted the 21-year-old victim as he walked up Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Peachtree Street late Tuesday night.

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The man was shot multiple times and ran down a hill for a couple of blocks before collapsing, police said. 

“When they arrived here they found one victim who was shot multiple times,” said Capt. Reginald Moorman.

Bullets also hit a car parked on the street, shattering its back window.

Atlanta officers found two scooters and a bicycle left at the scene by a group of four men, one who pulled the gun.

“Upon looking at the video, the shooter was actually on foot,” Moorman said.

Security cameras inside the Yumm Teryaki restaurant captured the shooting just outside. Detectives are looking at that video to get a good description of the suspects.

“(Investigators were) able to look at some of the scene, some of what happened on video, so we’re trying to see if anyone else saw anything,” Moorman said.

The victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. 

’No Erasin’: Steve Perry releases first new song in 20 years, album to be released in October

Steve Perry fans have waited decades for new material from the former Journey lead singer. They’ve finally gotten their wish as he released the video for “No Erasin” on YouTube late Tuesday night.

The song begins with the lyric, “I know it’s been a long time coming.”

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He also announced that his latest album, titled “Traces,” will be released on Oct. 5, Billboard reported.

Perry explained that his retreat from music due to the fact that, “My love for music had suddenly left me.”

“I knew that simply stopping was what I had to do. If music was ever to return to my heart, then and only then I would figure out what to do,” Perry told his fans via his website.

“If not... so be it, for I had already lived the dream of dreams,” Perry continued. 

Perry said he started working on “Traces” three years after his partner, Kellie Nash, died from breast cancer. 

The album will have nine original songs, along with a cover of “I Need You,” which was written and performed by The Beatles, Rolling Stone reported.

Perry’s previously released song was 1998’s “I Stand Alone,” for the film “Quest for Camelot,” Billboard reported.

He did attend Journey’s induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2017, but didn’t perform. His last show with Journey was in February 1987, Perry said on his website.

Parrot drops expletives at firemen attempting to rescue her from rooftop

A pet parrot appeared to be less than happy about firemen who came to rescue her after she spent three days on a roof.

According to a post about the incident from the London Fire Brigade, Jessie the Macaw parrot escaped from her home and was on a neighbor’s roof for three days. When her owner and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals unsuccessfully attempted to get her down, the Fire Brigade was called in.

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“Jessie had been on the same roof for three days and there were concerns that she may be injured which is why she hadn’t come down. Our crew manager was the willing volunteer who went up the ladder to try and bring Jessie down. We were told that to bond with the parrot, you have to tell her ‘I love you’, which is exactly what the crew manager did,” watch manager Chris Swallow said in a post about the incident on the LFB government page.

“While Jessie responded ‘I love you’ back, we then discovered that she had a bit of a foul mouth and kept swearing, much to our amusement. Jessie also speaks Turkish and Greek, so we tried telling her to ‘come’ in both those languages too.

“Thankfully it soon became apparent that Jessie was fine and uninjured as she flew off to another roof and then to a tree.”

Later that afternoon, Jessie came back home on her own time. Her owner sent a video of her saying “Thank you” to the firemen for helping her out.

Bruno Mars announces Ciara, Boyz II Men, more for 24K Magic Tour 

Bruno Mars has announced four acts that will replace Cardi B on his 24K Magic World Tour Finale.

People reported that the singer revealed that Ciara, Boyz II Men, Charlie Wilson and Ella Mai will be joining him on tour in an Instagram post Wednesday.

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The official announcement includes a video of Mars playing around with Photoshop to create a poster for the tour, mostly introducing each artist by singing a line of their songs.

Cardi B announced in July that she would not be joining Mars as planned on the last leg of his tour, saying she underestimated leaving her newborn daughter, Kulture Kiari, while she is on the road.

“I thought that after giving birth to my daughter that 6 weeks would be enough for me to recover mentally and physically. I also thought that I'd be able to bring her with me on tour, but I think I underestimated this whole mommy thing,” Cardi B said in a July 26 tweet

“Not only am I just not ready physically, I’m not ready to leave my baby behind since the doctors explained it's not healthy for her to be on the road,” she said. “Thank you Bruno for being so supportive and understanding.”

“Most important thing is you and your family's health. I know the fans will understand,” he tweeted in a statement to Cardi B. “I also know we'll share the stage when the time is right. We love you Cardi and we will play Bodak Yellow every night in your honor. Please give your baby girl a hug from me and a hug on behalf of everyone on The 24k Magic Tour.”

 

Viva Las Aerosmith! Steven Tyler announces band’s Vegas residency

Aerosmith is setting up shop in Sin City. Steven Tyler and the rest of the legendary band announced that they’re setting up residency on the Las Vegas Strip next year.

Shows begin at the Park Theater at Park MGM on April 6, 2019, Variety reported.

Sales for “Deuces Are Wild” concerts will open to the Aerosmith fan club “Aero Force One” starting Thursday. 

Presales for Citi credit card members will open Aug. 20. General sales start Aug. 24 and tickets run from $75 to $750, USA Today reported.Concert dates:

April 2019: 6, 8, 11, 13, 16, 18, 21, 23, 26

June 2019: 19, ,22, 24, 27, 29

July 2019:  2, 4, 7, 9

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The residency is being promoted by Live Nation and MGM Resorts International. 

It promises “never-seen-before visuals and audio from Aerosmith recording sessions,” producer Giles Martin told Variety.

Aerosmith is working with THX and L-Acoustics for “the world’s first THX-certified live performance,” Variety reported.

The Park Theater is the same location where Lady Gaga will have her residency starting in December, USA Today reported.

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