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Michael Avenatti accused of embezzling almost $2M from girlfriend of NBA player

Embattled celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti has been accused of embezzling almost $2 million after he struck a lucrative settlement for the former girlfriend of NBA player Hassan Whiteside.Avenatti, as the attorney for Alexis Gardner, 27, negotiated a $3 million deal for the actress and barista, $2.75 million of which Miami Heat player Whiteside, 29, wired……

Coast Guard offloads seized drugs worth $62.5M

Crewmembers of the Coast Guard Cutter Bear handle drugs intercepted off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America. Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. (U.S. Coast Guard)The U.S. Coast Guard is offloading marijuana and cocaine with an estimated street value of $62.5 million dollars at The agency said in a news… …

Police kill suspect at North Carolina shopping center

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina investigators are conducting a probe into the fatal shooting of a man by a police officer in the state’s capital city, authorities said Sunday.Soheil Antonio Mojarrad, 30, was killed in an encounter with an officer Saturday night at a shopping center in the eastern part of the city, Raleigh police……

Florida deputy on restricted duty after seen forcefully restraining pepper-sprayed HS student, hitting him in head

A Florida sheriff’s deputy was placed on restricted duty after cellphone video showed him forcefully restraining a pepper-sprayed high school student, at one point hitting him in the head while he was on the ground.Deputy Christopher Krickovich was ordered to surrender his gun and badge until an investigation into Thursday’s fight is completed by the Department of……

Police: Peeping Tom suspect with shotgun killed by officer

ATHENS, Ga. – Police in Georgia have identified an armed man shot to death by one of the officers who responded to a “Peeping Tom” call.The Athens-Clarke County Police Department said in a news release that the man was shot Saturday night. The victim who had made the call identified a suspect and officers went……

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New York City ax attack leaves woman dead, another injured

One woman was killed and another injured when they were attacked with an ax early Saturday in a New York City apartment where cops found a small child who was unharmed.Police found the dead woman partially decapitated after being called to the apartment in Brooklyn around 1:30 a..m., the New York Post reported. The victim was……

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Oklahoma woman accused of starving kids, feeding them feces

JAY, Okla. – An Oklahoma mother has been charged with child neglect, accused of starving her children and feeding them dog feces.The Tulsa World reports that 34-year-old Mary Elizabeth Moore was charged in Delaware County court this month.The children, aged 5 and 3, are severely malnourished and have been placed on a special diet with……

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United Methodists edge toward breakup over LGBT policies

A gay pride rainbow flag flies along with the U.S. flag in front of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Prairie Village, Kan., on Friday, April 19, 2019. There’s at least one area of agreement among conservative, centrist and liberal leaders in the United Methodist Church: America’s largest mainline Protestant denomination is on a… …

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AP Was There: Shock, then terror as Columbine attack unfolds

FILE – In this April, 20, 1999, file photo, a woman embraces her daughter after they were reunited following a shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo. The shooting shocked the country as it played out on TV news shows from coast to coast. Images from the scene showed terrified students fleeing the… …

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