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  • Police: Stalker broke into Taylor Swift's NYC home, took nap

    Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift's New York City townhouse and took a nap. Police say officers investigating a reported break-in Friday found 22-year-old Roger Alvarado asleep in the pop star's home in the Tribeca neighborhood. Alvarado, of Homestead, Florida, was arrested...

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  • Police: Stalker broke into Taylor Swift’s NYC home, took nap

    Police say a stalker broke into Taylor Swift’s New York City townhouse and took a nap.

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  • Gurriel Jr. has 3 RBIs in MLB debut, Blue Jays top Yanks 8-5

    NEW YORK (AP) - Lourdes Gurriel Jr. made an impressive major league debut with two hits and three RBIs as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 8-5 Friday night. Teoscar Hernandez homered and drove in three runs and Yangervis Solarte also connected for the Blue Jays, who ...

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  • Morton Cohen, civil rights attorney and law school professor, dies

    Morton Cohen, a civil rights attorney and law school professor whose tireless devotion to the underdog helped improve treatment for mental patients, jail inmates and poor tenants, has died. Cohen died April 12 of cancer in his Berkeley hills home. He was 82. "I represent what I consider to be powerless people," Cohen often said. "Being a bridge between society and that invisible group of folks makes you feel like your life is useful." Working...

    SFGate
  • For Trump, Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal team

    WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) - For weeks, President Donald Trump had grown increasingly frustrated with the cable news chatter that he couldn't hire a big-name attorney for his legal team. But the president boasted to a confidant this week that he had struck a deal that he believed would ...

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  • 'Smallville' actress charged in self-help guru's sex traffic case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York actress Allison Mack was arrested Friday on charges that she recruited women into a secret society led by self-help guru Keith Raniere in which they were forced to have sex with Raniere and were branded with his initials.

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  • 'Smallville' actress charged in self-help guru's sex traffic case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York actress Allison Mack was arrested Friday on charges that she recruited women into a secret society led by self-help guru Keith Raniere in which they were forced to have sex with Raniere and were branded with his initials.

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  • 'Smallville' actress charged in self-help guru's sex traffic case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York actress Allison Mack was arrested Friday on charges that she recruited women into a secret society led by self-help guru Keith Raniere in which they were forced to have sex with Raniere and were branded with his initials.

    in.reuters.com
  • U.S. students walk out again to protest gun violence

    LITTLETON, Colo. (Reuters) - Demanding an end to gun violence and tougher restrictions on firearm sales, thousands of students again walked out of classes across the United States on Friday in hopes of putting pressure on politicians ahead of November's midterm elections.

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  • U.S. students walk out again to protest gun violence

    LITTLETON, Colo. (Reuters) - Demanding an end to gun violence and tougher restrictions on firearm sales, thousands of students again walked out of classes across the United States on Friday in hopes of putting pressure on politicians ahead of November's midterm elections.

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  • Trump lawyer must make sworn statement to slow suit: judge

    To delay a lawsuit by Stormy Daniels, Trump must declare in writing that his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination may be jeopardized.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Actress arrested in sex trafficking in 'guru to stars' case

    A television actress best known for playing a young Superman's close friend pleaded not guilty Friday to sex trafficking after federal prosecutors said she worked as a slave "master" recruiting unsuspecting women to a cult-like group led by a man who sold himself as a self-improvement guru to...

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  • 'Smallville' actress arrested in self-help guru's NY sex traffic case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York actress Allison Mack was arrested Friday on charges that she aided self-help guru Keith Raniere in running a secret society that enslaved women and branded them with his initials, federal prosecutors said.

    in.reuters.com
  • ‘Smallville’ actress arrested in self-help guru's New York sex traffic case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York actress Allison Mack was arrested Friday on charges that she aided self-help guru Keith Raniere in running a secret society that enslaved women and branded them with his initials, federal prosecutors said.

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  • ‘Smallville’ actress arrested in self-help guru's New York sex traffic case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York actress Allison Mack was arrested Friday on charges that she aided self-help guru Keith Raniere in running a secret society that enslaved women and branded them with his initials, federal prosecutors said.

    in.reuters.com
  • Trump lawyer Michael Cohen owes more than $103K on Chicago taxicab medallions

    Michael D. Cohen paid nearly $5.8 million to purchase the 22 Chicago taxi medallions over the last eight years, documents show.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Who pays hundreds of dollars to see James Comey? I went to find out

    With reports that tickets to a New York appearance were selling for $850, I went in search of those who see Comey as one of the Trump era’s most conflicted superheroes In a twist of fate that may have seemed bizarre back when bizarreness wasn’t so normal, one of the leading lights of the anti-Trump “resistance” is the ex-FBI director James Comey. Since being fired by Donald Trump in May 2017, Comey has written a book and, this week, gone on a media blitz. The tour may not yet be over, either:...

    the Guardian
  • Charges against New York officer urged in 2014 choke hold death: NY Times

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal civil rights prosecutors have recommended charging a white New York City police officer for putting Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in a fatal choke hold during a 2014 arrest, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing unnamed officials.

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  • Students walk out of class to demand tighter U.S. gun laws

    LITTLETON, Colo. (Reuters) - Demanding an end to gun violence and tougher restrictions on firearm sales, thousands of students again walked out of classes across the United States on Friday, aiming to put pressure on politicians ahead of November's midterm elections.

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  • New York City to ban cars from Central Park starting this summer, mayor says

    Bill de Blasio says move aims to cut accidents and pollution‘This was not the purpose of this park … It was built for people’New York City’s Central Park will kick out cars this summer after more than a century, returning its roads to walkers, runners and cyclists, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Friday. The move, which aims to cut down on traffic accidents and air pollution in the most-visited urban park in the United States, takes effect on 27 June, the mayor told reporters. Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • Lawmakers propose giving top NY prosecutor power to bypass Trump pardons

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state lawmakers on Friday introduced legislation to give the state's attorney general and other local prosecutors the power to bring criminal charges against people pardoned by U.S. President Donald Trump.

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  • Lawmakers propose giving top NY prosecutor power to bypass Trump pardons

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state lawmakers on Friday introduced legislation to give the state's attorney general and other local prosecutors the power to bring criminal charges against people pardoned by U.S. President Donald Trump.

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  • Southwest Airlines Gives $5,000 to Passengers on Fatal Flight

    Southwest Airlines Co. is providing $5,000 checks and $1,000 travel vouchers to passengers who were on a flight this week when an engine broke apart, killing a woman on board.

    Bloomberg.com
  • Prosecutors urge charging New York policeman in 2014 choke hold death: NY Times

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal civil rights prosecutors have recommended charging a white New York City police officer for putting Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in a fatal choke hold during a 2014 arrest, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing unnamed officials.

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