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Orlando Jones Says He Was Fired From “American Gods” By New Showrunner

Orlando Jones says he was let go from the Starz series American Gods and will not reprise his role of Mr. Nancy in the upcoming third season.  The 51-year-old Jones is claiming the new showrunner, Charles Eglee, thinks his “angry” character sends the “wrong message for black America.”  The cable channel, production company Fremantle and Eglee have not responded the actor’s remarks, made in text posts and in a video message on Twitter. ...Read more

Impeachment Hearing Heads Towards Final Vote

On Thursday, at the 10th and final public impeachment hearing, the House Judiciary Committee moved toward a vote that would send articles of impeachment to the full House floor for a final vote next week. Democrats and Republicans debated the nine-page text of the articles of impeachment that were released on Tuesday. ...Read more

Ex-NFL Players Accused Of Defrauding League Health Care Program

Ex-Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis, along with at least 9 other former NFL players, have been charged with defrauding the league’s health program of millions of dollars. The Department of Justice announced Thursday that the players are among a group of 12 facing charges in the Eastern District of Kentucky. They are accused of filing more than $3.9 million in fraudulent claims, of which more than $3.4 million were paid from June 2017 to December 2018. The Department of Justice said it will seek charges against two others, including former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Joe Horn.  ...Read more