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Jeff Katz
August 02, 2019 - 11:33 am
On Tuesday evening, Jahangir Turan, a Donald Trump supporter who owns an art gallery in Manhattan, was walking down the street wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat when he was brutally assaulted by a group of teenagers. Despite the violent attack for wearing the MAGA hat, network news did not...
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July 23, 2019 - 3:18 pm
By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is suing the House Ways and Means Committee and New York state officials to prevent his state tax returns from being turned over to the congressional committee. The lawsuit, which was filed Tuesday in Washington, seeks an...
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July 19, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By CURT ANDERSON and ALI SWENSON Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — A Florida sheriff launched an investigation Friday into whether his department properly monitored the wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein while he was serving a sentence for soliciting prostitution from underage girls. The inquiry will...
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July 08, 2019 - 1:03 pm
By DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump's New York state tax returns could be given to Congress under a new law in his home state that the Democratic governor signed Monday. The measure signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo directs state tax officials to share state...
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June 17, 2019 - 2:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. The court's 7-2 decision Monday preserves a long-standing rule that provides an exception to the Constitution's ban on trying someone twice for...
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May 30, 2019 - 4:16 pm
Those little shampoo bottles offered in hotel bathrooms, usually used once or twice and then thrown away, could be the next thing to go in California. State lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban hotels from providing guests with small plastic bottles for soap, shampoo and conditioner. The...
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May 23, 2019 - 5:08 pm
Disgraced television lawyer Michael Avenatti was charged Wednesday for defrauding his former client, porn actress Stormy Daniels. Federal prosecutors said Avenatti used a doctored document to divert about $300,000 that Daniels was supposed to get from a book deal, then used the money for personal...
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May 13, 2019 - 5:11 pm
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) claimed Sunday that people who believe her suggestion that the world will end in 12 years have the intelligence of a “sea sponge.” Her alleged joke was a January claim that the world will end in 12 years if we do not address climate change, comparing it to a...
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May 08, 2019 - 5:27 pm
By CHRIS CAROLA Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Senate easily approved a bill Wednesday that would allow three congressional committees to get access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving Democrats a potential end-run around the administration's refusal to disclose...
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April 30, 2019 - 3:48 pm
Looks like former Rep. Anthony Weiner is hurting for some good press. The known sexter and former congressman is now shopping a book proposal around New York. You know, when he's able to get away from the halfway house. Full story is here .
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