NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: FBI Releases Partial Transcript Of Orlando Shooter’s 911 Call, Rep. Corrine Brown Pushes Back Against NRA Threat, King James Captures NBA Title For Cleveland


FBI Releases 911 Transcript From The Orlando Shooting

The FBI has released a partial transcript of conversations between Omar Mateen and police during the Orlando massacre. 

Mateen made the calls while holding people hostage inside the club for three hours.

United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the transcripts will reveal Mateen pledging his allegiance to ISIS, his so-called reasoning for the attack, and his remarks about U.S. foreign policy.

All references to the radical Islamic terror group ISIS have been removed from the transcript.

During Monday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Florida Congresswoman Corrine Brown spoke with Roland Martin about the horrific shooting and the ongoing battle to pass gun-control legislation in the United States.

Rep. Brown told Martin one year after the Mother Emanuel AME church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina, and now only a week after the Orlando mass shooting, Congress needs to do more than have moments of silent prayer.”

Chicago Weekend Violence Claims The Lives Of 8, Wounds 36

Another weekend of violence in Chicago left thirty-six wounded and eight dead.

A 16-year-old boy is the youngest among the victims killed, while a 65-year-old woman and 73-year-old man were the oldest.

Sadly, there have been no arrests.

One of the weekend’s murders was so shockingly brazen, it leaves many to wonder about the safety of anyone living in certain areas of Chicago.

Antonio Perkins, 28, was shot in the head and neck while enjoying time with friends last Wednesday. His killing was captured while he was live-streaming on Facebook. 

LeBron James & Cleveland Cavaliers Win NBA Finals In Historic Fashion

Following their historic win over the Golden State Warriors last night, the Cleveland Cavaliers became the first team in NBA Finals history to overcome a 3-1 deficit and go on to win the title.

LeBron James led his team to a 93-89 victory in Game 7, scoring his 16th triple double this year and tallying 27 points, 11 assists, 11 rebounds, and a couple of iconic chase-down blocks – earning him the additional accolade of Finals MVP.

During Monday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin talked with DJ Hazmat from Radio One station WZAK 93.1 in Cleveland, and Ohio Congresswoman Joyce Beatty about the Cavs’ spectacular win.

Fit!Live!Win! The Benefits Of Bikram Yoga

Working out in a hot room may seem like the last thing you want to do on a warm summer day – but it might be exactly what you need!

Bikram yoga is a 90-minute class held in a 105-degree room that focuses on various yoga poses and breathing.

Kendra Blackett-Dibinga spoke with Roland Martin on NewsOne Now about the benefits of Bikram yoga and how the practice of hot yoga may help your overall health.

Blackett-Dibinga, owner and founder of Bikram Hot Yoga studios in D.C. and Maryland, explained the heat is used to warm up the muscles in the body so that you can become more flexible.

As a result of the heat and profuse sweating, Blackett-Dibinga said those who practice this particular discipline of yoga release endorphins, so “there is no need to take any type of other medications [or] anything else to make you feel good — that’s your natural high right there in the hot room.”

All that and more in this special edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast

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