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New York’s chief judge demands judges have leeway in no-bail law
New York’s chief judge Janet DiFiore weighed in on the state’s controversial bail reform Wednesday — calling it a “counterproductive” mistake when Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature eliminated judicial discretion to detain dangerous criminals when they rammed through the law change as part of last year’s state budget. “At this moment, New York —...
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Trump addresses shooting at Milwaukee Molson Coors facility: ‘Our hearts break for them’
President Donald Trump gave his condolences to the families of those killed in the mass shooting Wednesday at the Molson Coors Milwaukee campus. “Our hearts break for them and their loved ones,” Trump said before the start of a press conference on the coronavirus held at The White House. “We will be with them, and...
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Trump outlines US response to coronavirus threat, calls risk ‘very low’
A somber President Trump on Wednesday said the worldwide coronavirus posed a “very low” risk to the American public. Trump was joined in the briefing room by Vice President Mike Pence and his Coronavirus Task Force, led by Alex Azar, his secretary of Health and Human Services, and acting Deputy Homeland Security Secretary Ken Cuccinelli....
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Texas angler catches bizarre creature while fishing, recognizes it as dangerous
Remember this the next time you go swimming. A woman in Texas made a bizarre catch while pier fishing in Port Isabel. Fortunately, she didn’t touch the creature as doing so could have left her in pain for hours. Alyssa Ramirez said she initially thought a piece of seaweed had become entangled in her line, USA Today/For the...
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DA Vance files Supreme Court brief arguing Trump doesn’t have immunity
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Wednesday filed a brief in the US Supreme Court opposing President Donald Trump’s bid to use presidential immunity to avoid turning over his financial records. Vance has been seeking to enforce subpoenas issued by a grand jury to Trump’s accounting firm, Mazars USA, seeking his business and personal financial records...
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Chinese city proposes ban on eating dogs amid coronavirus epidemic
A Chinese city has proposed a ban on eating dog meat in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic, according to a report. The city of Shenzhen drafted legislation to prohibit the consumption of pooches in an effort to improve food safety, the Daily Express reported on Wednesday. The ban would also extend to snakes, frogs...
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Donald Trump beats Bernie Sanders by 7 points, new Rasmussen poll shows
A new poll out Wednesday showed that 51 percent of voters gave President Trump a favorable job rating while 48 percent disapproved — and that Trump would beat Sen. Bernie Sanders head-to-head if the election were held now. The Rasmussen survey showed that Trump would defeat Sanders by 7 points in head-to-head general election matchup....
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Coronavirus nurse kisses son through window after being apart for 26 days
A Chinese nurse battling the coronavirus epidemic was finally able to kiss her son after nearly a month apart — through a glass window, according to a report. Video shows the touching moment when Chen Ruixue sees her 1-year-old son Monday after 26 days away from each other, Newslfare reported. The mom had been working...
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Bloomberg targets Trump’s ‘reckless CDC cuts’ in new coronavirus attack ad
The 30-second spot — the latest aired by the former mayor, who has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars of his own money on campaign ads — will run nationally on cable, broadcast and digital platforms.
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Rudy Giuliani wanted to cancel election and stay mayor after 9/11: Pataki
He wanted to be “America’s mayor” a whole lot longer. Rudy Giuliani secretly asked then-New York Gov. George Pataki to cancel New York City’s 2001 mayoral election so he could remain in office following the Sept. 11 terror attack, a new book reveals. The bombshell revelation is contained in Pataki’s upcoming memoir of 9/11, “Beyond...
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Active shooter reported at Milwaukee MillerCoors facility
Milwaukee police were investigating an active shooter situation Wednesday afternoon at a MillerCoors facility, reports said. Police would not immediately confirm a shooting, but they warned the public to avoid the area, near North 35th Street and West Highland boulevard — and described the scene as an “active situation,” according to a report by WISN...
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Chinese boy found home alone with dead grandfather amid coronavirus lockdown
A little boy was found home alone with his dead grandfather in China while on lockdown for the coronavirus outbreak, according to a report. The boy — believed to be 5 or 6 years old — remained indoors after his grandfather’s death in the virus-stricken Hubei province, according to the Guardian, citing local media reports....
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Joe Biden has 18-point lead in South Carolina, new poll shows
Despite disastrous performances in other early states, the former veep maintains a large lead in South Carolina, according to a new Clemson University Palmetto Poll released just days before the state's primary.
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‘Doomsday cult’ mom Lori Vallow wants $5M bail reduced to just $10,000
The doomsday-obsessed mother of two children who have been missing for months is expected back in court to fight to get her $5 million bail reduced to just $10,000. Lori Vallow, 46, is in custody in Hawaii where she was arrested on an Idaho warrant after failing to meet a deadline to hand over her kids,...
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Princess Anne’s friend had guns seized days before shooting his wife
John Zurick, 67, killed wife Debbie Zurick, 56, on Saturday when she came back to collect her possessions after leaving him for a new life in Ireland with a mutual friend, according to The Times of London.
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Trump campaign sues New York Times for libel
President Trump’s reelection campaign filed a lawsuit against the New York Times on Wednesday charging that a column it published in 2019 libeled the president when it said his 2016 campaign was working with Russia to defeat Hillary Clinton. The lawsuit says the column, published on March 27, 2019, falsely stated the “campaign had an...
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DOJ creates office to investigate naturalized citizens who lied on forms
The Justice Department has created a new office that will investigate and revoke the citizenship of foreign-born individuals who lied on their naturalization forms about previous convictions for crimes like terrorism, human rights violations and sex offenses, officials announced Wednesday. The new section will be part of the existing Office of Immigration Litigation and be...
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Appeals court rules Trump administration can block grants to sanctuary cities
The blow to “sanctuary cities” reversed a previous ruling that kept the federal government from withholding grant money from New York City and seven states — New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Washington, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Virginia.
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More new coronavirus cases reported outside China than inside: WHO
More new cases of the coronavirus have been reported outside of China than inside the country for the first time, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. China reported 412 new cases of the deadly virus Tuesday morning while there were 459 confirmed diagnoses in 37 other countries. “The number of new cases reported outside China...
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Generic drugmakers sold most opioids during overdose crisis
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals doled out lavish perks for top U.S. employees who hit or beat sales goals for prescription opioids and other drugs: six-figure bonuses and a chance to snag a coveted “President’s Club” award, which could mean vacations to Hawaii, the Caribbean or Mexico. The company placed that same staff in charge of reporting any...
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Coronavirus outbreak: French citizen dies, Iran death toll rises
The first French citizen has died of coronavirus within the country — as Iran clocked the largest death toll from the outbreak outside China, according to new reports. The 60-year-old French man died overnight after being rushed to a Paris hospital in serious condition Tuesday evening, according to officials. His death marked the second coronavirus-related...
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White Louisiana judge admits she used racial slurs during affair
A white judge in Louisiana has admitted using racial slurs in text messages, prompting calls for her immediate resignation. District Judge Jessie LeBlanc admitted in an interview Sunday that she used the N-word in three instances while texting Assumption Parish Chief Deputy Bruce Prejean in reference to both a black sheriff’s deputy and a law...
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Miami to hold ‘anti-communist’ concert after Sanders defends Castro regime
"Our city represents the stories of countless individuals who have risked their lives to flee communism,” Mayor Francis Suarez said, mentioning Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, the Miami Herald reported on Monday.
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Nancy Pelosi says she doesn’t mind Bernie Sanders as Democratic nominee
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested Wednesday that Democrats should stop freaking out about Bernie Sanders winning the party’s presidential nomination — and that she wasn’t worried about losing her House majority if he did. “I think whoever our nominee is, we will enthusiastically embrace and we will win the White House, the Senate and the...
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Florida will seek death penalty for Anthony Todt, man charged with killing his family
Anthony Todt, 44, was indicted on four counts of capital murder and one count of animal cruelty for the grisly deaths of his family members and pet.
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Chinese doctor resuscitates elderly man amid coronavirus outbreak
A hero Chinese doctor rushed to the aid of a collapsed elderly man, performing mouth-to-mouth resuscitation despite the risk of catching the deadly coronavirus.
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Man sets himself on fire outside Ukrainian president’s office
A man set himself ablaze in Ukraine Wednesday in a shocking caught-on-camera moment outside the nation’s president’s office. Video shows the unidentified man engulfed in flames as he walks through the square outside President Volodymyr Zelensky’s official government building in Kiev. Amid screams from onlookers, at least a dozen raced toward the man, throwing coats...
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Florida man set hospital bed ablaze to get nurse’s attention: cops
A Florida man set his hospital bed on fire in a desperate attempt to get a nurse’s attention, police said. John King, 75, admitted to police to using a silver and red Bic lighter to ignite a plastic bag in a shared room at a hospital in New Smyrna Beach where he felt staffers were...
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Oregon man busted for buying Girl Scout cookies with fake bills
An Oregon man has been busted for duping Girl Scouts with fake bills while buying cookies on multiple occasions, police said.
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Michigan man stabbed with samurai sword after not buying pot for boyfriend
Police called to the scene found the victim smoking a cigarette while holding a bloody towel to his side.
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