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MSNBC Host Schools Joe Arpaio That By Accepting Trump’s Pardon He Has Confessed To A Crime [VIDEO]

Law & Crime reports: When Joe Arpaio accepted a pardon from President Donald Trump after his conviction for violating a court order, he apparently didn’t realize that he was admitting wrongdoing. Enter MSNBC’s Ari Melber, who broke the news to the man who recently announced his candidacy for United States Senate. What ensued was quite the awkward exchange, where Arpaio ...

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Russian Billionaire Sues Paul Manafort For Fraud

Talking Points Memo reports: A Russian billionaire and Putin ally sued former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his longtime deputy Rick Gates Wednesday, alleging that the two men “siphoned for themselves millions of dollars” as part of a Ukrainian investment scheme that was paid to their “alter ego companies.” The complaint — filed by Surf Horizon Limited, a company ...

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Britain Denies Diplomatic Status For Julian Assange

The Telegraph reports: The Foreign Office turned down a request from the Ecuadorian government to grant Julian Assange diplomatic status, amid reports the WikiLeaks founder may have received citizenship from the Andean country. Quito said the country was seeking mediation to resolve the impasse. Following reports in Ecuadorean media that Mr Assange may have received citizenship, he posted a picture ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Cops Solve 1994 Rape Of Lesbian Who Had Been Smeared As A Liar By Press And NYPD

The Daily Beast reports: On an afternoon in late April 1994, a young woman was raped in broad daylight in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. Two days later, the biggest columnist in New York City’s biggest newspaper called her a liar. The woman—black, a lesbian, and an activist—became the target of a vicious smear campaign by a Daily News columnist and sources ...

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ALASKA: Track Palin Pleads Not Guilty To Felony Charge

The New York Post reports: Sarah Palin’s oldest son pleaded not guilty Monday to a felony charge in the case accusing him of assaulting his father at the family’s Alaska home last month. Track Palin’s lawyer entered the plea on his behalf at his arraignment. The 28-year-old did not attend the hearing in person, but participated by phone. His parents ...

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TEXAS: Married Pastor Pleads Guilty In Hooker Sting

Houston’s ABC affiliate reports: A Baptist pastor in The Woodlands who was arrested last summer on a charge of soliciting a prostitute pleaded guilty this morning to the charge and was sentence to a year of probation. Eddie Hilburn, 53, was arrested at a hotel in July 2017 during a sting operation. According to charging documents, Hilburn paid an undercover ...

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Sen. Richard Blumenthal: More Indictments Are Coming

Mediaite reports: Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said on Monday that more convictions and indictments can be expected from Robert Mueller’s special investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. Appearing on Morning Joe, the Connecticut Democrat predicted that President Donald Trump will have a face-to-face interview with Mueller (to be a fly on that ...

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ALABAMA: Landlords Fear Renting New Home To Roy Moore Accuser Whose Home Burned In Arson Fire

The Birmingham News reports: A nationwide GoFundMe drive has neared $150,000 in donations to help Roy Moore accuser Tina Johnson recover from her home’s destruction in a suspicious fire, but Johnson’s gratitude was mixed with continued troubles this weekend. “I just thank everyone all across America from the bottom of my heart,” Johnson said Saturday. “I just cannot give them ...

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ALABAMA: Fire Destroys Home Of Roy Moore Accuser, Suspect Questioned, Arson Investigation Launched

AL.com reports: Roy Moore accuser Tina Johnson lost her home Tuesday in a fire that is now under investigation by the Etowah County Arson Task Force. Tina Johnson, who first came to public notice for accusing Senate candidate Roy Moore of grabbing her in his office in the early 1990s, said her home on Lake Mary Louise Road in Gadsden ...

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NEBRASKA: Alleged Neo-Nazi Charged With Terrorism After Failed October Attempt To Derail Amtrak Train

The Omaha World-Herald reports: A Missouri man with connections to white supremacists has been charged with terrorism after authorities said he brought a cross-country Amtrak train to a halt last fall in rural Nebraska. Taylor M. Wilson of suburban St. Louis intended to hurt passengers, authorities said. The 26-year-old has been charged in federal court in Lincoln with terrorism attacks ...

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Paul Manafort Sues DOJ, Challenges Mueller’s Authority

CNN reports: Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman indicted on money laundering and other charges, filed a lawsuit challenging the broad authority of special counsel Robert Mueller and alleging the Justice Department violated the law in appointing Mueller. The suit brought Wednesday in US District Court in Washington where Manafort and another former Trump campaign aide are charged, challenges ...

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Sarah Palin Posts Happy Family Photo Showing Her Husband’s Bruised Face From The Assault By Their Son

The New York Daily News reports: Sarah Palin rang in the New Year by sharing an image of her bruised beau. The one-term Alaska governor stated on Instagram she and her family were heading out to their cabin for New Year’s Eve, her photo also featuring her daughter Piper and son Trig along with her still-injured husband, Todd. After Todd ...

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Colorado Cop-Killer Was Far-Right Extremist

Newsweek reports: A man who shot dead a sheriff’s deputy in Denver, Colorado, and wounded four others early Sunday posted alt-right content to his Facebook account. Matthew Riehl, 37, was killed in a shootout with law enforcement after barricading himself inside his apartment and opening fire on five deputies and two bystanders. The authorities had been responding to a noise ...

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New York City: Felony Crime Rate Hits Record Low

The New York Times reports: It would have seemed unbelievable in 1990, when there were 2,245 killings in New York City, but as of Wednesday there have been just 286 in the city this year — the lowest since reliable records have been kept. In fact, crime has fallen in New York City in each of the major felony categories ...

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ILLINOIS: Gay Panic Defense Ban Starts January 1st

USA Today reports: Starting in January, Illinois will bar a rare criminal defense allowing the use of a victim’s sexual orientation as justification for violent crime, a ban gay rights advocates say they will attempt to replicate in about half a dozen states next year. Defense attorneys will no longer be able to mount the so-called “gay panic defense” in ...

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REPORT: White House To Discredit Flynn As A Liar

The Washington Post reports: President Trump’s legal team plans to cast former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn as a liar seeking to protect himself if he accuses the president or his senior aides of any wrongdoing, according to three people familiar with the strategy. The approach would mark a sharp break from Trump’s previously sympathetic posture toward Flynn, whom ...

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Howard Dean: Trump Is Running A Criminal Enterprise, Shakes Down Foreign Leaders To Stay At His Hotels

The Hill reports: Former Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairman Howard Dean said President Trump is “running a criminal enterprise” out of the White House. During a segment, an MSNBC host said Trump is “constantly vacationing to promote his own properties.” “The promotion is extraordinary, there hasn’t been a president in my lifetime that’s done anything like this,” Dean said in ...

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Michael Flynn’s Family Demands Pardon From Trump

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump should pardon his former national security adviser and campaign aide Michael Flynn, who “has taken the biggest fall,” Flynn’s brother said Tuesday. In a since-deleted tweet, Joseph Flynn said Trump must get the former Army general off the hook for his December 1 guilty plea stemming from his contacts with the former Russian ambassador. The ...

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VIRGINA: Alleged Teen Nazi Charged With Murdering Girlfriend’s Parents For Telling Her To Dump Him

NBC News reports: A Virginia couple was found fatally shot in their home on Friday, and a 17-year-old, who is in the hospital with self-inflicted gunshot wounds, is being charged with their deaths. The couple, husband Scott Fricker, 48, and wife Buckley Kuhn-Fricker, 43, of Reston, were found dead early Friday morning, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. “My ...

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SAN FRANCISCO: FBI Foils Xmas Day Terror Plot Against Popular Tourist Destination Pier 39 [VIDEO]

San Francisco’s ABC affiliate reports: Officials have stopped a man who reportedly stated that “Christmas was the perfect day” for a terror attack in San Francisco and “did not need an escape plan because he was ready to die.” We’ve learned the FBI has arrested a man by the name of Everitt Aaron Jameson from Modesto. They say he wanted ...

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