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Robert Durst: how a murderer’s death keeps his victims from finding closure
In the final months of Robert Durst’s life, it seemed as if the walls were at last closing in on the disgraced multimillionaire and real estate heir. He was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a longtime friend in September, and shortly after,...

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Laundrie Family Attorney Steven Bertolino Says The FBI Has Not Revealed If Anything Important Was Found In Brian's Notebook, Or If It's Legible
As previously reported by OK!, his parents, Chris and Roberta Laundrie, are not in possession of the journal that was found near their late son's remains in the Carlton Reserve in Flori...

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Brian Laundrie Notebook 'Unlikely' To Yield New Evidence In Gabby Petito Murder, Says Federal Prosecutor
For those who aren’t up to date on the case, when Brian Laundrie was found dead in October, it was a huge blow to Gabby’s loved ones. Her family and friends had all been hoping the manhunt would end with Brian brought in saf...

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Will Ghislaine Maxwell Conviction Be Overturned? Defense Seeks Mistrial Over Juror
Ghislaine Maxwell has a "ve...

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It’s an absolute disaster’: Now prosecution appoint counsel for rogue juror who said he swayed jury during jury deliberations with chat of his own sex abuse experience as defense calls for mistrial
Ghislaine Maxwell will ask for a new trial after two jurors came forward to reveal that they were victims of sexual abuse and that...

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Ghislaine Maxwell: Lawyers call for retrial over juror comments
Maxwell was found guilty last week of grooming underage girls to be abused by Jeffrey Epstein. The juror said he told fellow jurors that, like some of Epstein's victims, he had been abused as a child

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Brian Laundrie notebook not linked to parents’ petition to access his estate, Bertolino says
As Brian Laundrie’s parents seek to access their late son’s bank accounts, the FBI is declining to say whether it plans to turn over a notebook recovered along with other items near his body in the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Reser...

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Ghislaine Maxwell sex trafficking conviction in jeopardy over juror's behavior, say experts
Legal experts say the conviction of Ghislaine Maxwell on sex trafficking charges could be tossed following revelations that a juror admitted to multiple media outlets that he used his personal experience as a victim of sexual abuse to swa...

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Elizabeth Holmes guilty verdict sends a warning to Silicon Valley. Will investors listen?
Elizabeth Holmes, a Stanford dropout at 19 with a baritone timbre and piercing stare, became Silicon Valley's sweetheart when she convinced wealthy investors she could revolutionize blood testing and promised Americans that their medical l...

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Legal experts see good news for Prince Andrew in Virginia Giuffre's newly unsealed deal with Jeffrey Epstein. But the royal isn't out of the woods yet.
Virginia Giuffre's 2009 settlement with Jeffrey Epstein was unsealed on Monday.....

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What’s next for Ghislaine Maxwell? Experts say Epstein’s madam is out of options
Ghislaine Maxwell appears to be out of options — and could spend the rest of her days behind bars now that she’s been found guilty of luring underage girls to be abused by Jeffrey Epstein, legal experts said Thursday..

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Derek Chauvin wants to go to federal prison, even though it means he'll do more time
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pleaded guilty to killing George Floyd in 2020 -- when he dug his knee into the back of the Black man's neck even though he was aware Floyd had lost consciousness and pulse. But in exchange for his plea, Chauvin, 45, made one request: that he be a...

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Five takeaways from the Ghislaine Maxwell verdict
British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted on five of six counts by a Manhattan jury Wednesday for crimes related to the grooming and trafficking of underage girls for financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

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Legal Experts Say Michael Cohen's Lawsuit Against Donald Trump Is Doomed - Exclusive
After serving a three year prison sentence, former President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer, Michael Cohen, is a free man (via The Hill). Cohen is released under three years of supervision and says he is determined to work with law enforcement to ensu...

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COVID-19 breakthrough hospitalizations: Who gets sick when vaccines don’t work?
New study is the first close look at the characteristics of vaccinated people who get very sick....

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Arcane Citizen’s Arrest Laws Led To Ahmaud Arbery’s Death. They’re Still On The Books In Many States.
Last month, a jury found three white men, Travis and Gregory McMichael and William Bryan, guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery as the 25-year-old Black man jogged through their Georgia neighborhood in early 2020. The defendants had...

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Actor Jussie Smollett found guilty in ‘hate hoax’ trial
Actor Jussie Smollett was found guilty on Thursday of lying to Chicago cops after paying two brothers to stage a phony homophobic and racist attack on himself in 2019..

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Hilaria Baldwin Reveals The Truth About Her Relationship With Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin is no stranger to making headlines and his temper has often garnered plenty of criticism, but he's never had to face a public reconicking like the one that followed his exclusive interview with ABC's George Stephan..

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The Chauvin Case Was a Slam Dunk. The Kim Potter Trial Could Be a Fiasco.
For Amity Dimock-Heisler, Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin murdering George Floyd was personal. The viral video of the crime sent shockwaves through social media, and erupted long-simmering anger about racial injustice and police brutality in the United Stat...

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Legal experts weigh in on manslaughter charges brought against parents of alleged Michigan school shooter
Experts on Friday said Michigan prosecutors appear to have adequate legal grounds for charging the parents of a teen accused of fatally shooting four people at Oxford High School with four counts each of involuntary manslau...

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Alec Baldwin’s ‘Rust’ interview called ‘a calculated public relations move’ — and one ‘that may backfire’
Alec Baldwin gave his first TV interview since the Rust shooting that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. In it, he claimed he didn't pull the trigger — detailing how the gun went off as he practiced drawing it and cocki...

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In sex trafficking trial jury pool, Ghislaine Maxwell sees few friendly faces
The defense faces “an almost impossible” task as it searches for desirable jurors to serve in the long-awaited sex trafficking trial of Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged recruiter, legal experts told Courthouse News Service ahead of Monday opening arguments. ...

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Bucher on Waukesha tragedy and Rittenhouse verdict, Ferzan on self-defense, Rahmani on Astroworld, and more
Waukesha County criminal defense attorney Paul Bucher joins Rich and Tina to discuss the Waukesha rampage and the Rittenhouse verdict. University of Pennsylvania Professor of Law Kimberly Ferzan discusses self-defense law...

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Brian Laundrie autopsy result likely shows he’s responsible for Gabby Petito’s murder, experts believe
THE confirmed suicide of fugitive Brian Laundrie shows he is likely responsible for the murder of his fiancée Gabby Petito, experts tell The Sun.

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Kyle Rittenhouse’s Legal Troubles May Be Far From Over Despite Acquittal, Former Assistant US Attorney Warns
Former U.S. assistant attorney Neama Rahmani said there is “no question” that Kyle Rittenhouse will face civil lawsuits from the families of the people he killed within a matter of months or even weeks.

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What’s Next for Britney Spears After 13-Year Conservatorship Has Been Lifted?
On Friday, as Britney Spears’ conservatorship was lifted, the pop star regained control of her life and her $60 million estate — signaling a significant change for the singer and focusing more attention on conservatorship laws across the nation. But wh...

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In Trial of Men Accused of Arbery Murder, Jurors Consider Security Videos
Ahmaud Arbery was recorded at the site of a partially constructed home several times. The footage will be central to the question of whether the defendants had the legal right to chase him.

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Why ‘Rust’ Armorer and Assistant Director Should Expect Manslaughter Charges: ‘Grossly Negligent’ (Podcast)
A former federal prosecutor says he expects to see manslaughter charges filed in a criminal case against both “Rust” armorer Hannah Gutierrez-Reed and possibly assistant director Dave Halls in the wake of the death of Haly...

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Explainer: Who faces legal liability in 'Rust' shooting case?
Lawsuits seeking to assign civil liability in the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins would be most likely to name the "Rust" crew member who inspected the gun, the assistant director who handed it to actor Alec Baldwin and possibly others in the produ...

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Capitol officer accused of warning rioter to delete evidence hires three former federal prosecutors to represent him
WASHINGTON — A Capitol Police officer accused of warning a riot defendant to delete evidence has hired three former assistant U.S. attorneys to help defend him against obstruction of justice charges.

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With Brian Laundrie dead, here's where else authorities could look for answers on what happened to Gabby Petito
Brian Laundrie, who authorities had said could help fill in at least some of the blanks about what Gabby Petito's final days looked like, has been confirmed dead. Laundrie's remains were found Wednesday in the Flori...

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INew York health-care workers who are fired for refusing to be vaccinated
Employees at New York state hospitals, adult care, and long-term care facilities who are fired or quit because they don’t want to follow the state’s vaccine mandate for health-care workers won’t be allowed to collect unemployment benefits in most cases.....

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Britney Spears may not be a fan of her documentaries. But legal experts say they undoubtedly
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What’s next in Britney Spears’ conservatorship case?
Britney Spears is famous for many things: She’s a record-making pop star whose songs defined a generation, a formidable dancer who has delivered countless impressive performances and a doting mother of two young boys.

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A little-known law could determine whether the DOJ would represent Trump in a Capitol-riot lawsuit or if he has to fend for himself
The Westfall Act is a law that grants federal employees legal immunity in certain cases.,...

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White federal prosecutor alleges U.S. Attorney’s Office discriminates against minority employees
A federal prosecutor in Santa Ana is suing the U.S. Department of Justice, alleging supervisors retaliated against him for complaining

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Soulja Boy Assault Accuser Granted Three-Year Restraining Order
Soulja Boy Assault Accuser Granted Three-Yea...

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Britney Spears’ conservatorship case resumes after last month’s explosive testimony
Britney Spears’ dramatic t...

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Bill Cosby released from prison after sexual
The decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to overturn the sexual assault conviction of actor

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Claim against LAPD alleges woman was injured by a rubber bullet fired near a protest
LOS ANGELES — A 26-year-old woman filed a $10 million excessive force claim against the city of Los Angeles, allegin

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‘He scares me’: VTA documents show coworker worried future mass shooter could ‘go postal’
The gunman who killed nine of his Valley Transportation Authority coworkers was the subject of five investigations into his workplace conduct before he carried out the Bay Area’s deadliest mass shooting...

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Life Insurance for Covid-19 Survivors
Life insurers have responded inconsistently ....

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Disgraced Kevin Spacey Spotted Shopping
Now that his sex abuse charges have been dropped,....

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Kristin Cavallari’s ‘Inappropriate Marital Conduct’
Just what do Kristin Cavallari’s marital misconduct allega...

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Soulja Boy Accused of Raping, Beating and Holding Former Personal Assistant Hostage in Lawsuit
A woman who wor...

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Soulja Boy Sued by Former Personal Assistant
People has learned Soulja Boy is being sued for sexual battery,....

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FOX 13 Investigates: LDS Church urges leaders to not participate
SALT LAKE CITY — Members of the Church of Jes...

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Calif. District Courts Want Speedy Trial Act Deadlines Paused
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Who is McCall Callhoun and will he be prosecuted? Georgia attorney was among first to storm Capitol during riot
Even as the United States reels from the horror of Wednesday's (January 6) Capitol riots, there have been steady developments trickling in. While President Donald Trump's Twitter saga managed to garner headlines acros...

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Soulja Boy accused of raping, beating, and holding former personal assistant hostage in lawsuit
"His abuse imprisoned her physically, mentally and emotionally," the woman's lawyer told PEOPLE.

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Soulja Boy accused of raping and abusing former assistant in new lawsuit
A lawsuit filed in Los Angeles by woman as "Jane Doe" details multiple allegations of assault and sexual battery, as well as claims that he failed to pay her wages.

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Is It OK to Hire Someone With a Racist Background?
In light of the current social-justice movement, companies large and small are scrupulously examining their policies, positions, and practices for evidence of complicity. Top executives and boards of directors have had to answer to stakeholders to address implicit and explicit b...

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When To Hire A Lawyer For An Insurance Claim
By the time Andrew November heard the sound of rushing water in his Cleveland home, his house was already soaked and heavily damaged.

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Alleged Killer In Triple Murder Denied Bail,...

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Monday Crime Stories: Gorgeous world-class poker star burnt body found, scene staged. WHY?
The body of Suzie Zhao, a young female professional poker player is found burned in a Detroit park. The White Lake Township Police Department is treating her death as a homicide and are asking for help from the public.

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Mujer alega que oficial del LAPD disparó balas de goma contra su auto durante protesta
Una mujer de 26 años presentó un reclamo por fuerza excesiva de $10 millones contra la ciudad de Los Ángeles, alegando que un oficial de policía le disparó en la cara con una bala de goma mientras estaba sentada en su automóvil cerca de una pr...

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claim filed by woman who says she was struck in face by LAPD rubber bullet
targeting her intentionally or just grossly negligent," Yasmin Morales' attorney said.

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$10 million claim filed by woman who says she was struck in face by LAPD rubber bullet
I don't know if they were targeting her intentionally or just grossly negligent," Yasmin Morales' attorney said.

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LA affordable housing firm sued for failing to pay worker overtime
Lawsuit against LA Family Housing was brought by former employee who alleges other “similarly aggrieved employees” went unpaid

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Facebook Agrees to $52 Million Settlement over Work-Trauma Claims
Facebook has reached a $52 million deal to settle a class action claiming that the social media giant failed to shield content moderators from psychological trauma

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Exclusive: Lori Loughlin’s Guilty Plea Could Help Protect Her Daughters Olivia Jade & Bella Giannulli
On Thursday, it was reported that the couple has agreed to plead guilty in connection to the Operation Varsity Blues college admission scandal that secured enrollment at the University of Southern California for both her dau...

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Refund-related lawsuits against airlines are taking off, but will they succeed?
flight, federal regulations require you to get a fast and full refund. What if the airline refuses? Read the contract of carriage. That's the legal agreement between you and the airline. "Each airline has its own contract of carriage, which descr...

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College Admissions Scandal Update: Lori Loughlin's 'Only Chance' Of Beating Charges Discussed By Prosecutor
Throughout the past year, Lori Loughlin has continued to face legal hurdles for her alleged involvement in the college admissions scam. Now, a recent ruling has resulted in experts weighing in on what that could mean for h...

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Tips for collecting unemployment benefits as shutdown continues
Most workers who have lost jobs because of coronavirus are entitled to unemployment benefits, allowing them to keep their heads above water for the time bein

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Right to speedy trial suspended for a year in U.S. border court
The right to a speedy criminal trial was suspended for a year in federal courts along California’s Mexican border to avoid spreading the coronavirus, meaning a growing number immigration detainees may be locked up longer — and exposed to the virus.

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Coronavirus relief: $2 trillion package gives benefits to gig workers
Independent contractors for companies like Uber, Lyft and Instacart are now eligible for unemployment benefits.

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How Many Years Could Lori Loughlin Actually Spend in Prison?
As the fallout from the college admissions scandal continues, all eyes are on Lori Loughlin — especially after the actress pleaded not guilty to new charges in relation to the nationwide debacle earlier this week.

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Child of woman who died of overdose in San Diego police custody files lawsuit against city
Aleah Jenkins’ son, through his father, has filed the federal wrongful-death lawsuit against the city, police chief and officers

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Jail Guard Takes Plea Deal For Sex Crimes With Inmates In Exchange For House Arrest, Probation
A Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputy reached a plea deal in July to felony sex crime charges stemming from an encounter with two female jail inmates and is expected to be sentenced to six months of house arrest and three years probat...

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Family of Ventura County jail inmate files wrongful death suit over his in custody death
These "facts" are being alleged because the Torres family's attorneys believe they will be supported by evidence sought from the county, Rahmani said. So far the county has ignored requests for information, he said. The alleged battery o...

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Why e-scooters have been on a bumpy ride
Most cities have too many cars. The environmental impact is staggering, and road congestion has a negative effect on our mood and daily lives. Last year, Toronto was even voted the worst commute in North America.

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Lori Loughlin Gets Birthday Instagram Wishes from Both Daughters, and a New Court Date With Her Husband
Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli are expected to waive their rights to separate counsel and present a "united front" in the Varsity Blues college scandal at their next court appearance.

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Lori Loughlin may be in denial again about prison and her possibly bleak future
This past week, Lori Loughlin was photographed wearing what Jezebel first dubbed her “crime hat,” a large, floppy beach hat that she apparently hoped would offer a disguise as she went out and about in Los Angeles, shopping or going to lunch with fr...

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Acosta defends wealthy sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal, says Epstein would’ve had no jail time if his office had not intervened
Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday defended his role as a federal prosecutor in brokering a decade-old plea deal for sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, but lawyers for alleged victi...

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Marin supervisor Arnold will not seek 5th term
Grubs can do a lot of damage in your garden. Here are some simple things you can do to keep them at bay.

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Can You Be Fired for Joining A Walkout?
When hundreds of Wayfair employees walked off the job June 26 to protest the company’s sale of furniture to a migrant detention center in Texas, they brought politics directly into the workplace. It’s not the first time employees have staged a massive protest, and it certainly won’t be th...

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Marin County woman sues church, pastor for alleged sexual abuse of power
NOVATO, Calif. (KGO) -- It is a pending legal case that one might never imagine in clean cut, suburban Novato, or anywhere. Kimberly Labozzetta is suing her former church and once trusted pastor for nearly tearing apart her marriage.

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Executive Vinnie Favale Placed On Leave Amid Allegations Of Sexual, Homophobic Language
A CBS executive who develops comedic talent for the Late Show With Stephen Colbert has been placed on administrative leave as the media company investigates allegations of him using sexually explicit and homophobic language in the workplace ...

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CBS Executive Vinnie Favale Placed On Leave Amid Allegations Of Sexual, Homophobic Language
A CBS executive who develops comedic talent for the Late Show With Stephen Colbert has been placed on administrative leave as the media company investigates allegations of him using sexually explicit and homophobic language in the workpla...

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Woman Says Her French Bulldog Is Missing After Roommate Smuggled It From Their Downtown L.A. Apartment; Reward Offered
A woman is frantically searching for her pet French Bulldog that she believes was seen on surveillance video being surreptitiously taken from her downtown Los Angeles apartment building in a suitcase by her roo...

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Scooter startup Bird plans to fund protected bike lanes
Bird, the rapidly expanding dockless electric scooter company, announced two new initiatives this morning seeking to position the company as a safety leader among the current crop of urban mobility startups—and help give its users safe places to ride in cities.

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Ex-Contra Costa Deputy Pleads Not Guilty to Sex With Inmates
A former Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy accused of unlawfully having sex with two jail inmates while working as a guard in Richmond pleaded not guilty to four felonies, according to a district attorney's spokesman.

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Inmate’s attorneys say sex with Contra Contra County deputy was not consensual
There are new questions on Tuesday night about a sheriff’s deputy arrested for having sex with inmates at the Contra Costa County Jail. Initial suggestions that the sex was consensual are being disputed tonight. It was last week when Contra Cos...

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ELD mandate should cut sleep-deprived-caused driver accidents
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Former 'Quantico' Star Anabelle Acosta Sues Over Horrific Uber Car Crash
According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Acosta is suing two drivers (but not her own Uber driver) over a three-car accident that happened in Los Angeles back in February 2017. She is also suing two California state agencies because one of the c...

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Johnny Manziel wins first court battle in property damage suit
Johnny Manziel, who is being sued for more $350,000 for damages allegedly caused by partying at a Hollywood Hills rental home, won a small court battle this week in the proceedings. USA Today reports the former Cleveland Browns quarterback and 2012 Heisman winner ...

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Civil Trial in Death of Saddleback College Student Begins Today
Shayan Mazroei Stabbed Outside Popular Orange County Pub by Notorious White Supremacist IRVINE, CA, UNITED STATES, October 17, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Jury selection begins October 17 in the wrongful death trial of notorious white supremacist and Public Enemy ...

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Las Vegas Gunman Fired on Guard and Crowd at About Same Time: MGM
(Reuters) - The owner of the hotel where a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police. Stephen Paddock opened fire on Mand...

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MGM Says the Las Vegas Gunman Fired on Security Guard and the Crowd at About the Same Time
The owner of the hotel where a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police. Stephen Paddock opene...

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