A Georgia state lawmaker said a man told her to ‘go back to where you came from’ in a checkout line fight, but the story is becoming murky

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A Georgia state lawmaker has been embroiled in a public battle with a man she said confronted her in an abusive verbal attack in a grocery store checkout line. He denies her claim that he made a racist comment.
Georgia Rep. Erica Thomas said she encountered Eric Sparkes in a Publix when he told her “go back to where you came from” and called her a “lazy son of a b—h.”
Sparkes later admitted in an interview with local news that he had called her the expletive out of frustration in the altercation over an express checkout lane but didn’t make the racist comment.
The tangle comes days after President Donald Trump tweeted the same racist rhetoric at four Democratic female lawmakers.
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A Georgia state lawmaker has been embroiled in a public battle with a man she said confronted her in an abusive verbal attack in a grocery store checkout line.

Though the man in question admitted he became aggressive in the altercation, he rejects her claim that he made a racist comment.

Georgia Rep. Erica Thomas said she encountered Eric Sparkes in a Mapleton, Georgia Publix when he told her “go back to where you came from” and called her a “lazy son of a b—h.”

Thomas initially posted on social media on July 19 to describe the incident that she said began when he became upset she had too many items in the store’s express checkout line.

Today I was verbally assaulted in the grocery store by a white man who told me I was a lazy SOB and to go back to where I came from bc I had to many items in the express lane. My husband wasn’t there to defend me because he is on Active Duty serving the country I came from USA!

— Erica …read more

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Bieber thanks Trump for A$AP Rocky help, rips him in tweet

I want my friend out.. I appreciate you trying to help him. But while your at it @realDonaldTrump can you also let those kids out of cages?

— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) July 20, 2019

Just spoke to @KanyeWest about his friend A$AP Rocky’s incarceration. I will be calling the very talented Prime Minister of Sweden to see what we can do about helping A$AP Rocky. So many people would like to see this quickly resolved!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) …

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This guy followed ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ characters for a full day and discovered just how detailed the game really is

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“Red Dead Redemption 2,” out now for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, is one of the most detailed video games ever developed.
One YouTuber spent a full day following around a handful of non-playable characters (NPCs), and discovered just how detailed the game really is.
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Just how detailed is “Red Dead Redemption 2,” exactly?

While there are tons of activities and storylines to explore in “Red Dead Redemption 2,” Joe from the YouTube gaming channel DefendTheHouse recently decided to spend a full day in the game just following around a handful of non-playable characters, or NPCs, and nothing more.

The results are fascinating. These characters hardly play a role in the game, yet they still have unique schedules and characteristics.

Take a look at what happens when you follow random people around in “Red Dead Redemption 2” all day:

SEE ALSO: The 7 most incredible things I’ve seen in ‘Red Dead Redemption 2,’ the huge new blockbuster game from the makers of ‘Grand Theft Auto’

Here’s our first NPC. Let’s call him Shepherd. Around 8 a.m., Shepherd heads off to work.

He tends to sheep at the farm between 8:30 a.m. and noon.

Around 12:30 p.m., Shepherd moves bags of feed to the farm for the pigs, sheep, and goats.

He continues moving bags of feed through the rest of the workday.

Around 9:15 p.m., Shepherd calls it a day and heads to the local bar for a drink.

And just after midnight, Shepherd returns home to sleep.

The DefendTheHouse channel surmised that this character must work in the sheep yards, generally keeps to himself, and might be from out of town, given that he’s sort of a loner.

Let’s look at another example, just to see how different two NPCs can be. Let’s name this guy Jameson.

Jameson wakes up …read more

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