Melania Trump’s Speech Plagiarizes Parts Of Michelle Obama’s:

At least one passage in Melania Trump’s speech Monday night at the Republican National Convention plagiarized Michelle Obama’s speech to the Democratic National Convention in 2008.

Side-by-side comparisons of the transcripts show the text in Trump’s address following, nearly to the word, the first lady’s own from the first night of the Democratic convention in Denver nearly eight years ago.

The controversy quickly overshadowed the speech, which was to have been her introduction to voters. It focused on her immigration to the US and her love for her husband.

Brian Rice Trial: Highest-Ranking Officer Cleared In Freddie Gray Death:

Baltimore police Lt. Brian Rice was found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office in connection with Freddie Gray’s arrest and death, Judge Barry Williams ruled in a bench trial Monday.

Rice was the highest-ranking police officer charged inthe death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who suffered a broken neck in a police transport van on April 12, 2015.
The scrutiny isn’t over for Rice. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issued a statement saying the lieutenant will face a departmental administrative review now that the trial is over.

‘Ghostbusters’ Star Leslie Jones Busts Twitter Haters, Gets Love In Return:

Leslie Jones ain’t afraid of no Twitter trolls.

The “Ghostbusters” star on Monday fought back against Twitter users sending her racist and hateful comments by not allowing them to hide. Instead, she filled her own timeline with screenshots of their spiteful remarks, and let shame rain down upon them.
Jones tweeted, “You know I’m gonna stop blocking so y’all can go through my feed yourself and see the bs. You won’t believe the evil.

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The Pros And Cons Of Your Coloring Books Obsession:

Coloring books are no longer just a child’s pastime. Adult coloring books are a thing now too.

In fact, coloring books for all ages have become more popular than ever, with about 12 million sold in the United States last year, according to new data fromNielsen BookScan. Only one million were sold in 2014.
The trend of more adults turning to coloring in an effort to de-stress has contributed to this rise.
But exactly what benefits — or potential disadvantages — does swapping out a beach read for a coloring book offer both children and adults alike? Some researchers agree that while coloring books may be beneficial for mindfulness and reducing stress, it’s probably better to draw instead of to color to boost creativity.
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