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Court Temporarily Blocks Release Of Kraft Sex Tape

USA Today reports: Criminal Circuit Judge Joseph Marx issued a temporary protective order late Wednesday that will keep the video footage in the Robert Kraft sex spa case temporarily under seal. Marx’s order will be in effect at least through an April 29 hearing. His ruling was prompted by filings earlier in the day in which the prosecution threatened to …

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Florida Prosecutors To Release Robert Kraft Sex Tape

Yahoo News reports: Prosecutors in Florida on Wednesday said they will make public the police surveillance videos from inside the Orchids of Asia Day Spa, meaning the tapes of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and two dozen other men paying for sex. Kraft’s attorney, William Burck, has been fighting in court to keep the videos out of public view, …

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Robert Kraft Asks For Jury Trial In Prostitution Case

The New York Post reports: Robert Kraft wants to go to trial to try and clear his name on charges he paid for sex at a Florida massage parlor. Through his lawyers, the New England Patriots owner on Tuesday reaffirmed his not guilty plea and asked a judge to schedule a jury trial, according to documents filed in Palm Beach …

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Robert Kraft Offers “Apology” After Prostitution Bust

“In deference to the judicial process, I have remained silent these past several weeks. To correct some of the misinformation surrounding this matter, my attorney made his first public comments on Friday night. I would like to use this opportunity to say something that I have wanted to say for weeks. “I am truly sorry. I know I have hurt …

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Trump Still Wants Kraft To Attend WH Celebration

Politico reports: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who was caught up in a Florida prostitution sting last month, might appear at the White House before he appears in court. President Donald Trump wants Kraft to join his players at the White House this spring for a celebration of their February Super Bowl victory, a prospect that has White House …

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Robert Kraft To Reject Plea Deal In Prostitution Case

CNN reports: Robert Kraft will not accept a plea deal offered by Florida prosecutors in the case against the New England Patriots owner and other men accused of soliciting prostitution at a Jupiter, Florida, day spa, a source familiar with the case told CNN on Wednesday. Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft and 24 other men in …

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Prosecutors Offer Deal To Robert Kraft: Charges Will Be Dropped In Return For Admission And STD Screening

CNBC reports: Prosecutors in Florida reportedly have offered Robert Kraft, the owner of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, a chance to avoid prosecution for soliciting prostitution in exchange for an admission that he could be proved guilty at trial. The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that the billionaire Kraft, and other defendants recently charged in a sprawling prostitution …

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Founder Of Florida Spa In Sex Trafficking Raid Took Selfie With Trump At Mar-A-Lago Super Bowl Party

The Miami Herald reports: Seated at a round table littered with party favors and the paper-cutout footballs that have become tradition at his annual Super Bowl Watch Party, President Donald Trump cheered the New England Patriots and his longtime friend, team owner Robert Kraft, to victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Feb. 3. Sometime during the party at Trump’s …

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Prosecutors Say Robert Kraft Arrived At Massage Parlor In Chauffeured Bentley, Is On Video Receiving Oral Sex

ESPN reports: Authorities say New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft visited a Florida massage parlor for sex acts on the morning of the AFC Championship Game, which he attended in Kansas City later that day. According to documents released by the Palm Beach State Attorney’s Office on Monday, it was the second visit by Kraft to the parlor in less …

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NEW YORK: Dems Move To Decriminalize Sex Work

Salon reports: Inspired by a recent wave of progressive candidates in New York who have vocally advocated for the decriminalization of sex work, sex workers and their advocates on Monday launched a major push to decriminalize sex work — a movement they hope to vault to the forefront of national politics ahead of the 2020 primaries, similar to the #AbolishICE …

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Kraft Spox “Categorically Denies” Prostitution Charges

Boston’s ABC affiliate reports: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is one of dozens and possibly hundreds of men identified in a monthslong investigation of a human trafficking and prostitution ring involving five day spas in Florida. Jupiter Police Chief Daniel Kerr said he was shocked to learn Kraft, who is worth $6 billion, was paying for sex inside a …

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Trump On Kraft’s Arrest: I’m Surprised, It’s Very Sad

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump weighed in this afternoon on Patriots owner Robert Kraft being charged with solicitation of prostitution. Kraft was one of several individuals busted in the sting in what authorities are describing as a massive human trafficking investigation. Police said earlier today they have video evidence. Trump has been close with Kraft for many years, and he …

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Billionaire New England Patriots Owner And Trump Confidant Robert Kraft Busted In Prostitution Sting

West Palm Beach’s ABC affiliate reports: In his Tuesday news conference about a major human trafficking investigation , Martin County Sheriff William Snyder said about 100 men would be arrested. When asked about prominent people or celebrities, Snyder said, “There will be a newsmaker in this one.” That newsmaker is Robert Kraft, billionaire businessman and owner of the Super Bowl …

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Oklahoma: Imprisoned Anti-LGBT Former GOP State Rep Ordered To Pay $125,000 To Teen Male Prostitute

Oklahoma City’s NBC affiliate reports: A former Oklahoma lawmaker sentenced for child sex trafficking has been ordered to pay more than $125,000 in restitution. Former state Sen. Ralph Shortey is serving a 15 year prison sentence at a facility in Seagoville, Texas after pleading guilty in Nov. 2017. Police caught Shortey in March 2017 in a Moore hotel room with …

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National Enquirer Editor To Pen Trump Tell-All Book

The New York Post reports: The National Enquirer’s long-held secrets about Donald Trump may be about to get substantially less secret. Page Six is told that the longtime executive editor of the tabloid, Barry Levine, is penning a book for Hachette about the president. A source says that the book will look into “Trump and his women,” although other insiders …

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NEVADA: Dead Pimp Elected To State Assembly

The Associated Press reports: A Nevada brothel owner and reality TV star who died last month after fashioning himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate has won a heavily GOP state legislative district. Dennis Hof defeated Democratic educator Lesia Romanov on Tuesday in the race for Nevada’s 36th Assembly District, which includes rural communities and large stretches of desert in …

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NEVADA: Dead “Pro-Trump Pimp” Likely To Win Election

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports: The notices posted at the polling places where Dennis Hof’s name will appear on the ballot — despite his death on Tuesday — will unlikely deter Republican voters from casting ballots in his favor on Nov. 6. “I would venture to guess that there’s a pretty good chance that he’ll be elected,” said John Koenig, …

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NEVADA: “Pro-Trump Pimp” Found Dead In His Brothel

Las Vegas’s ABC affiliate reports: Nevada brothel owner and GOP Assembly candidate Dennis Hof has died. The Nye County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Hof’s death Tuesday morning at the Love Ranch in Crystal, outside of Pahrump. Detectives and deputies are currently on scene and conducting an investigation into his death. Hof was 72 years old. His cause of death is unknown …

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Houston City Council Bans “Sex Robot Brothel” [VIDEO]

The Houston Chronicle reports: Houston City Council on Wednesday updated its rules on sexually oriented businesses, instituting changes that could bar plans for a store that allows customers to try out sex dolls on the premises from opening near the Galleria. Toronto-based KinkySdollS had planned to open a Houston branch where it would sell “adult love dolls” constructed of synthetic …

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OKLAHOMA: Former Trump Campaign Chair Gets 15 Years For Sex Trafficking Of Teenage Male Prostitute

Tulsa’s NBC affiliate reports: A former Republican state senator in Oklahoma has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on a child sex trafficking charge. Ralph Shortey was sentenced Monday in federal court in Oklahoma City. He had faced a sentence of up to life in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. Shortey pleaded guilty in November in …

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