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Bill Cosby Fires Legal Team as Sentencing for Guilty Verdict Approaches

With just more than three months before his sentencing for assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004, Bill Cosby has fired his entire legal team. According …

Man who helped save more than 2 million babies gives final blood donation

James Harrison has donated blood for 60 years, but unlike most donors, his blood contains a precious antibody that is used to make a lifesaving …

Trump’s lawyers admit that the president blocks people on twitter for criticism.

President Donald Trump blocks a lot of people on Twitter. Is that constitutional? Seven blocked users are suing to find out, and they may have a …

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Woman sentenced to 15 months in texting suicide case

<b>(CNN) —</b> Michelle Carter, whose own words helped seal her involuntary manslaughter conviction in the suicide of her teenage boyfriend, was sentenced to 15 months in a Massachusetts jail Thursday -- but will remain free pending appeals.<p>"This court must and has balanced between rehabilitation, the …

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20-year-old who repeatedly urged friend to kill himself sentenced to 15 months in jail

On June 16, a Massachusetts judge concluded that 20-year-old Michelle Carter was guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Conrad Roy III in 2014, when he was 18 and Carter was 17.<p>On Thursday, Judge Lawrence Moniz sentenced Carter to two and a half years at the Bristol County House of …

At least 80 people form human chain to rescue stranded group in Gulf of Mexico

Dozens of beachgoers formed a human chain stretching almost 100 yards into the Gulf of Mexico to rescue a group of swimmers in danger of drowning after they were caught in a powerful riptide.<p>Six members of the same family, including a grandmother who suffered a heart attack, were among nine people …

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Twitter Users Blocked by Trump File Lawsuit

WASHINGTON — A group of Twitter users blocked by President Trump sued him and two top White House aides on Tuesday, arguing that his account amounts to a public forum that he, as a government official, cannot bar people from.<p>The blocked Twitter users, represented by the Knight First Amendment …

Texting suicide verdict could set bad precedent, legal experts say

SAN FRANCISCO — The day after a juvenile court judge in Massachusetts convicted Michelle Carter of killing boyfriend Conrad Roy III with her words, some legal and cyber issues experts cautioned that the punishment may not fit the crime.<p>“I draw a line between moral and legal implications of what she …

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A Geography Class for Racist People

Massachusetts judge allows right-to-die lawsuit to move forward | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts judge ruled that two doctors may move forward with a lawsuit seeking an order that the state’s murder and manslaughter laws do not apply to physicians who offer lethal medications to terminally ill patients.<p>FILE PHOTO: Retired Massachusetts physician Roger …

John Gotti's ex-son-in-law avoids prison in plea deal

CLEVELAND (AP) — A reputed member of the Gambino crime family and former son-in-law of John Gotti agreed to a plea deal that included a large fine …

Twitter trolls Trump's anti-immigrant hotline with calls about space aliens

Seen a space alien lately? Maybe you should tell Donald Trump about it.<p>On Wednesday, his administration unveiled the Victims of Immigration Crime …

African-American News

Former foster child enjoying life with his new family

Davion Only-Going, who was adopted by his forever family two years ago, has a lot to celebrate.

White Privilege? Snoop Dogg Outraged Bill O’Reilly Isn’t Getting “Humiliated” In Court Just Like Bill Cosby!

Bill O’Reilly has been in the headlines lately and it’s not for the best reasons. Firstly, he was in the spotlight for his racist comments but mostly …

Snoop Dogg says that Bill O'Reilly should get the same treatment as Bill Cosby

Official: White House, Pentagon miscommunicated on aircraft carrier's location

<b>(CNN) —</b> As the White House was talking about sending a naval "armada" to the Korean Peninsula, the very ships in question were on their way to participate in military exercises in the Indian Ocean, some 3,500 miles in the opposite direction.<p>A senior administration official blamed a miscommunication …

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Scorpion Stings Man on United Flight to Calgary

A creature that appeared to be a scorpion fell from an overhead bin and stung a man on a United Airlines flight, the company confirmed to CNBC on Thursday.<p>According to multiple reports, passenger Richard Bell was on a United flight from Houston to Calgary on Sunday, when the creature fell from an …

The GOP had a much different opinion of the ‘nuclear option’ just 4 years ago

Now they stand poised to confirm Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee using a procedure they said was an illegitimate abuse of power.<p>Not that long …

McConnell starts clock on Neil Gorsuch nuclear showdown

<b>(CNN) —</b> Senate Republicans took their first procedural step Tuesday toward implementing the "nuclear option" to get Judge Neil Gorsuch confirmed to the Supreme Court over Democratic opposition when Majority Leader Mitch McConnell moved to end debate on his nomination.<p>A vote on that "cloture" motion …

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World's fifth tallest skyscraper opens in Seoul

South Korea celebrated the opening of Lotte World Tower, the country’s tallest landmark building located in Seoul.<p>Over 30,000 fireworks were used during the grand opening ceremony at the 123-story, 555 meter-high tower, which is also the world’s fifth tallest skyscraper.<p>The goliath building also …

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Mark Cuban tweets thoughts on President Trump and Russia

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban took to Twitter to share his take on President Donald Trump's ties to Russia.<p>In February, Cubans and Trump were …

Parents Tell Stepparents What They Really Think

Trump Becomes Ensnared in Fiery G.O.P. Civil War

WASHINGTON — President Trump ignites a lot of fights, but his failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the biggest defeat in his short time in the White House, was the result of something else: a long-running Republican civil war that humbled a generation of party leaders before he ever came to …

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GOP refuses to back Trump's wiretap claim

Several Republican senators said the president again stepped on his messaging with an unfounded accusation.<p>President Donald Trump will have to look somewhere besides Republican-controlled Capitol Hill for backup to his explosive and unsubstantiated charge that former President Barack Obama …

Friends' plan to trick teacher with identical haircuts is the sweetest thing

The story of two little boys and their plan to trick their pre-K teacher is going viral for the sweetest reason.<p>Last Friday when Jax Rosebush woke, his blond hair stuck up wildly all over his head. Mom, Lydia Rosebush, looked it and said “Jax, you have to get your hair cut this weekend.”<p><i>For more</i> …

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Americans discover a new must-read for the Trump age: the US constitution

Interest in the United States’ oft-cited, little read founding document is booming as concerned citizens identify the law as a bulwark against executive overreach<p>They drifted in, to the smell of pork roasting and the dulcet tones of Billie Holiday.<p>The apartment was cozy, as freezing rain fell …

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Reputed Bonanno boss ‘Nicky Cigars’ sues city over failed hit

Reputed Bonanno underboss Nicholas “Nicky Cigars” Santora is suing over a failed hit– by the City of New York.<p>The 74-year-old Donnie Brasco-era …

Philippines' Duterte orders police to 'cleanse' ranks amidst murder scandal

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Rodrigo Duterte has called for a total overhaul of the Philippine National Police in the wake of the alleged brutal killing of a South Korean businessman by corrupt police officials.<p>"Cleanse your ranks. Review their cases. Give me a list of who the scalawags are," Duterte said in …