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Not everyone wants Justin Bieber to be deported.

Asked about Bieber's latest dust-up with the law - in which the singer turned himself into Canadian police to answer assault charges from an incident in late December - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said in a radio interview that we should cut the singer some slack.

"At 19 years old, I wish I was as successful as he was," Ford said. "He's 19 years old, guys. Think back to when you were 19."

Seriously. Who among us wasn't drag racing while high, attacking limo drivers and throwing eggs at our neighbor's home when we were 19?!?

  • Rob Ford Picture
  • Justin Bieber with Tattoos

Ford has never met Bieber, but he has been met with his own challenges while in office over the past few months.

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U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) is accused of physically and verbally threatening a TV reporter following President Obama’s State of the Union address last night.

Accused is probably the wrong word, since it took place on live TV. There's no denying this one, nor has Grimm, 43, attempted to do so in the hours since.

In an interview with NY1 reporter Michael Scotto, Grimm was asked about an ongoing campaign finance probe at which he has been the center since 2012.

“I’m not talking about anything that’s off-topic, this is only about the president,” Grimm said, referring to Obama's 2014 State of the Union address.

He then walked off camera, only to return moments later, leaning into Scotto in what appeared to be an angry exchange that partially took place off camera.

According to the transcript provided by NY1, Grimm said to Scotto, “Let me be clear to you, you ever do that to me again I’ll throw you off this f--king balcony.”

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Calling for 2014 to be a "year of action," President Barack Obama's State of the Union address sounded promising, but acknowledged the inevitable:

Without cooperation with a divided, reluctant Congress, the kind of progress he envisions is not likely to be realized, despite his promises to go it alone.

"Sometimes we stumble; we make mistakes; we get frustrated or discouraged," Obama said, seemingly referring to his falling approval ratings of late.

But, President Obama added, "for more than 200 years, we have put those things aside and placed our collective shoulder to the wheel of progress."

The 2014 State of the Union address was vintage Obama, blending calls for a unified approach with declarations of his independence via executive orders.

Even Republicans relentlessly critical of Obama conceded his oratorical skill.

"A speech by Barack Obama is a lot like sex," said GOP strategist and CNN contributor Alex Castellanos. "The worst there ever was is still excellent."

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Federal prosecutors have charged former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, with taking $120,000 in undocumented loans and numerous gifts.

The alleged corruption stemmed from his relationship with the owner of a dietary supplements business and helping it promote products to state officials.

The 43-page indictment includes page after page of alleged requests by the McDonnells, Maureen in particular, for help in paying for vacations.

And their daughter’s wedding, nearly $20,000 in designer dresses, a Rolex watch inscribed "71st Governor of Virginia" and numerous golf outings.

The couple also allegedly asked for private trips on the company’s jet and, once, to use a $200,000 Ferrari. Bob McDonnell has denied any wrongdoing.

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Maria Conchita Alonso, a Grammy-nominated singer/actress, has pulled out of a Spanish production of The Vagina Monologues due to uproar over her role in a new political ad.

Alfonso appears alongside California gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly in the campaign video, translating for the Tea Party member and prompting backlash from Latino organizations who take issue with Donnelly's immigration views.

The politician founded a state chapter of the Minutemen, an armed vigilante border patrol group.

Due to threats of a boycott, Alonso told Fox News that she doesn't want to "hurt" the play by remaining part of it.

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A minister, an activist and the leader of the American Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr. was also one of the greatest speakers of all time.

Well-known for using the power of words to overcome social injustice, the influential figure was tragically assassinated April 4, 1968, at the age of 39.

Although his life came to an end much too soon, King’s leadership, character and unwavering desire to make a difference in our society live on.

Every year, we commemorate them on the third Monday of January. Here are 25 of the best MLK quotes to inspire you on this national holiday ...

I Have a Dream ...

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by...

This year's MLK Day carries special significance.

The masterful orator delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech from Washington's Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963, just over fifty years ago.

Addressing over 250,000 Americans, King referenced another milestone - Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, declared 100 years prior.

He did not talk about bills before Congress or the marchers’ demands, but framed the civil rights movement within the broader landscape of history.

He evoked past, present and future, within the context of Scripture, in one of the most famous speeches - many believe the best - in U.S. history.

Read the full text of King's iconic address below:

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Forget all the flak he's taking from the press. And from voters. And from political opponents who think this could spell the end of his 2016 Presidential election bid.

THIS has to hurt the most for Chris Christie.

On Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, the governor's very own musical hero joined the show's host on stage for a reworked version of "Born to Run," one that skewered Christie for his role in Bridgegate.

Yes, even Bruce Springsteen is now piling on in light of a scandal that involves Christie's subordinates purposely causing a major traffic jam for residents of Fort Lee, New Jersy because the mayor of that city didn't support Christie.

Causing kids to be late for school and thousands of people to be late for work? Not funny. The lyrics and presentation of the following parody? Totally hilarious.

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Mitt Romney is featured in the following video, doing a little hoedown alongside performer Alex Boyé at a conference for young Mormons last weekend.

No, really!

We're talking about the same Mitt Romney who some might say came across as a bit wooden during the 2012 Presidential election; as a bit robotic and inhuman, other might argue.

Would he have gained more than 47 percent of the vote if he had done a little jig in public back then? We doubt it could have hurt...

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Julie Gayet is making headlines in France for being that nation's version of Monica Lewinsky.

The 41-year old actress is rumored to be sleeping with French President Francois Hollande, as rumors continue to swirl around the actions of that politician overseas.

Julie Gayet and President

Gayet is married to Argentinia director and script writer Santiago Amigorena and has two kids.

She started acting at the age of 17 and recently portrayed a diplomatic adviser at the French foreign ministry in Quai d’Orsay.

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Yesterday, during an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo, Dennis Rodman flipped out over questions regarding his latest trip to North Korea.

The ex-basketball star came across like he was cutting a promo for the WWE in defending his visit to Pyongyang for Kim Jong Un's 31st birthday today.

Now, however, Rodman is the one on the receiving end of someone else's venom. And rightfully so, many would argue.

The question that set Rodman off was about Kenneth Bae, an American sentenced to 15 years in a labor camp by the North Korean government because he allegedly committed "hostile acts" while running a tour operation in that country.

Those acts have never been explained and Bae's imprisonment is considered a prime example of the human rights violations enacted on a constant basis by Kim Jong Un and company.

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