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 2021-01-22 23:33 

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Lawyer for 'Guy with the Horns and the Fur' Claims His Client Finally Realizes He's Been 'Duped' by Trump...

Al Watkins, the St. Louis attorney for so-called...

 2021-01-22 22:43 

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FAA Employee Who Said World War 3 Was Going to Happen on Jan. 6 Was Pictured in Plain Sight Inside Capitol: FBI...

An employee with the Federal Aviation Administration allegedly participated in the D.C. insurrection. Kevin Strong is charged in a newly unsealed affidavit. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said he was already on their radar before the January 6 raid o...

 2021-01-22 22:00 

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This Week on The Dan Abrams Podcast: James Comey Reveals He's Wondered About Whether to Sue Donald Trump...

The interview explored Comey's candid views on Donald Trump and the future of American democracy. When asked if Trump was the...

 2021-01-22 21:10 

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Deputies Identify Gunshot Victims in 1976 South Carolina Cold Case...

A sheriff plans...

 2021-01-22 20:30 

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Fired Texas Lawyer Cites Lord of the Rings, Declares 'Gondor Has No King' in Lawsuit That Wants Pro-Trump 'Stewards' to Sideline Joe Biden...

Paul M. Davis, the Texas lawyer who was fired from his in-house counsel job after he recorded himself among a mob at the U.S. Capitol Complex on Jan. 6, has filed legal documents which set a new floor for legal embarrassment in U.S. jurisprudence. The doc...

 2021-01-22 20:04 

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Rioter Who Helped Drag Officer Down U.S. Capitol Steps Tried to Flee to Switzerland: Feds...

A man who helped drag a police officer down the U.S. Capitol steps tried to flee to Switzerland after the day of the siege and attempted suicide, prosecutors told a judge on Friday....

 2021-01-22 19:27 

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Trump Supporting N.J. Woman, Who Fled Lebanese Civil War as a Child, Stormed Capitol Believing That 'Civil War Is Coming': FBI...

A New Jersey woman is yet another defendant in the D.C. insurrection. Rasha Abual-Ragheb was charged after she allegedly showed a person a picture of her inside the Capitol Building. The defendant allegedly told investigators details of her life story tha...

 2021-01-22 19:00 

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Texas Supreme Court Silently Denies Alex Jones All Forms of Relief: Sandy Hook Families and Others Can Now Sue Conspiracy Theorist and InfoWars into the Ground...

Without comment, the Lone Star State's highest civil court found that America's foremost conspiracy theorist, Alex Jones, and his flagship media outlet, InfoWars, are subject to liability in four separate defamation lawsuits....

 2021-01-22 18:55 

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'Zip Tie Guy' Who Invaded the Capitol with His Mom Should Remain Jailed Ahead of Trial, Feds Say...

Spotted at the U.S. Capitol siege with his mother, so-called...

 2021-01-22 17:32 

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Texas Man Brought His Girlfriend with Him to 'Take on the Revolution' at Capitol, Documented It All on Social Media and Was Arrested...

A 22-year-old Trump supporting Texas man has been charged for his role in the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6. Like many other defendants, Nolan Cooke made the investigative work easy for the FBI, documenting his whereabouts, identity and activities on ...

 2021-01-22 15:41 

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New York City Sanitation Worker in QAnon Hoodie Charged in Capitol Siege Case...

In his mind, New York City sanitation worker Dominick Madden may have been Mel Gibson's Scottish warrior in...

 2021-01-22 15:35 

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Woman Who Allegedly Stole Pelosi's Laptop Was Running from Abusive Ex-Boyfriend, Not Authorities: Attorney...

An attorney for the woman who allegedly stole House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's laptop asserts her client was not running from investigators, but from the abusive ex-boyfriend who implicated the defendant....

 2021-01-22 01:22 

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Dentist-Lawyer Orly Taitz Sues VP Kamala Harris, Claims Trump Impeachment Trial Is Unconstitutional...

Orly Taitz, the conspiracy theorist, dentist, and attorney who led the...

 2021-01-22 00:16 

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Texas Doctor Stole Vial of COVID-19 Vaccine, Prosecutors Allege...

A former doctor for Harris County in Texas is accused of stealing a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine to benefit friends and family. His attorney says he was just trying to get the vaccine to people before the dosages expired....

 2021-01-22 00:05 

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Qualified Immunity: Federal Court Says No Violation Occurred When Prison Guards Forced 'Completely Innocent' Woman to Remove Her Tampon for Inspection...

A completely innocent female visitor at a federal prison in Virginia was forced to take her tampon out of her vagina by prison guards--who then inspected the used menstrual product before throwing it away. A federal appeals court on Thursday signed off on...

 2021-01-21 23:00 

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Police Reveal Cause of Death for Lori Vallow Daybell's Third Husband, the Father of Tylee Ryan...

Police in Phoenix, Arizona say there was no criminality associated with the death of Lori Vallow Daybell's third husband, a sergeant told Law&Crime on Thursday....

 2021-01-21 22:24 

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Michelle Troconis Defense Claims State Misled Judge to Obtain Arrest Warrant, Demands Charges Be Dismissed in Jennifer Dulos Case...

Jon L. Schoenhorn, the attorney for Connecticut criminal defendant Michelle Troconis, filed motions on Tuesday claiming the state withheld exculpatory evidence, demanding that charges be dropped, arguing certain charges were based on false information in ...

 2021-01-21 22:19 

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Trump Supporter Who Took Private Plane to Storm the Capitol and Then Begged for a Pardon Is Now Begging for Money...

Jenna Ryan, the highly-memed Texas real estate agent who admittedly took a private plane to participate in the pro-Donald Trump siege of the U.S. Capitol Complex is now pleading for donations from her 19,000 Twitter followers....

 2021-01-21 21:40 

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Britt McHenry 'Lost' Phone That Allegedly Contained Evidence of Sexual Harassment by Her Former Fox Nation Co-Host: Court Papers...

Court papers filed Tuesday by Fox News Network, LLC may allow the media conglomerate to raise serious legal defenses concerning the veracity of evidence available to support Britt McHenry's claim that she was was sexually harassed by her former Fox Na...

 2021-01-21 21:27 

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Lawyer with Actual Impeachment Defense Experience to Represent Donald Trump...

This is an important development for Trump because 1) there is a lawyer who will defend him and 2) the lawyer has experience in impeachment representation, having represented former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford in a state impeachment proceeding....

 2021-01-21 20:11 

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'Corrupting and Dangerous Ideology Has Poisoned This Man's Mind': Federal Judge Thunderously Denies Bail for Attorney Who Bragged About Storming the U.S. Capitol...

William McCall Calhoun Jr., a Georgia attorney proud of his involvement in the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol Complex, was denied bail in thundering terms by a federal court on Thursday after the judge determined he was a threat to the community....

 2021-01-21 20:04 

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Legal Group Files Bar Complaint Against Rudy Giuliani for 'Flagrant and Persistent Lying' About Election Fraud...

A legal group filed a bar complaint on Thursday against Rudy Giuliani, claiming that the former New York City mayor's "flagrant and persistent lying" about widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election and the incitement of rioters at the U.S. C...

 2021-01-21 18:22 

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House Democrats Demand FBI Investigation into Parler's Role as a 'Facilitator' in Assault on U.S. Capitol...

The House Oversight Committee on Thursday demanded that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) conduct a "robust examination" of the role that right-wing social media app Parler played in the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol....

 2021-01-21 18:07 

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Former Elementary School Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking in Abuse of 15-Year-Old Girl...

The former elementary school teacher in Oregon pleaded guilty on Tuesday in the sexual abuse of a 15-year-old girl, according to the United States Department of Justice. William Hamann, 38, paid the victim for oral sex and recorded her engaging in the sex...

 2021-01-21 17:20 

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Judge Denies the NRA's Effort to Dismiss, Pause or Transfer the N.Y. Attorney General's Suit Seeking Its Dissolution...

The National Rifle Association cannot transfer, stay or dismiss New York Attorney General Letitia James's lawsuit filed in Manhattan seeking its dissolution, a judge ruled on Thursday....

 2021-01-21 17:17 

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New York Man Who Allegedly Said in Facebook Chat That He Was Taking Capitol 'Back by Force' Has Been Charged...

A New York man was charged Wednesday for his role in the D.C. insurrection. His name is Christopher M. Kelly, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Authorities claim Kelly's social media activity linked him to the events of Jan. 6 and plac...

 2021-01-21 17:07 

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Bob Dylan Sued for Millions by Estate of Co-Songwriter Jacques Levy...

The estate of Jacques Levy sued Bob Dylan in New York State court Wednesday, claiming to have been denied millions rightfully owed as part of the recent seven-figure sale of Dylan's works....

 2021-01-21 16:59 

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Alan Dershowitz Says Senate Lacks Jurisdiction to Hold Trump's Impeachment Trial...

After being impeached by the House of Representatives for his role in inciting the attack on the U.S. Capitol earlier this month, at least one major question still hangs over the post-presidency of Donald Trump: Does the U.S. Senate have the constitutiona...

 2021-01-21 15:38 

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Michigan Man with Hockey Stick Wrapped in Trump 2020 Flag Was Arrested for 'Attacking' Police, Unlawfully Entering Capitol...

Hockey Stick Man, who was photographed a number of times and recorded on Jan. 6 as Trump supporters stormed the Capitol—attacking police as they did so—has been identified by the FBI as Michael Joseph Foy of Michigan....

 2021-01-21 14:16 

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Attorney in 'Kraken' Case Tells Judge That Sidney Powell Didn't Sign Documents Which Bear Her Electronic Signature...

A group of Michigan plaintiffs who worked with right-wing conspiracy attorneys Sidney Powell and Lin Wood in a failed attempt to keep ex-President Donald Trump in the White House is now seeking to avoid being sanctioned by a federal judge. The plaintiffs,...

 2021-01-21 04:07 

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In Depth: Here Are the 17 Executive Orders Joe Biden Issued on Day One...

Eleven out of those 17 actions were direct reversals of policies instituted by his immediate predecessor....

 2021-01-20 23:15 

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Feds Say They Arrested Proud Boys Organizer Who Was Recorded Saying 'This Is Awesome!' as Rioters Breached Capitol...

Another Proud Boys member was arrested in the D.C. insurrection. Joseph Biggs was apprehended Wednesday in Florida, says the Department of Justice. They say he was identified on multiple videos around and inside the Capitol on Jan. 6....

 2021-01-20 22:30 

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Documents Reveal Secret Service Investigated John Mulaney Over SNL Joke About Senators Stabbing the President...

New documents obtained by the Associated Press on Tuesday reveal that the U.S. Secret Service (USSS) opened an investigation into comedian John Mulaney for a joke he told while hosting Saturday Night Live that the agency believed to be about then-presiden...

 2021-01-20 21:12 

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Biden Immediately Gets First Judicial Vacancy to Fill — And Many More Are Likely to Follow...

Less than an hour after taking office, President Joe Biden was gifted an opportunity and a test in the form of a federal judicial vacancy....

 2021-01-20 20:53 

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Texas Woman Alexis Sharkey, Found Dead on Side of the Road in November, Was Strangled to Death: Autopsy...

Someone killed 26-year-old Texas woman Alexis Sharkey, according to new autopsy results from the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences. Online records viewed by Law&Crime show that Sharkey's death was determined to be a homicide by strangulatio...

 2021-01-20 20:36 

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Hours After Biden's Inauguration, Gun-Toting Trump Backer with Extremist Website Charged in Capitol Siege...

Hours after the end of Donald J. Trump's presidency, the U.S. Capitol siege prosecutions resumed with the charging of one of his gun-toting backers with a website awash in extremist imagery....

 2021-01-20 19:53 

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Man Charged for Crushing Police Officer Daniel Hodges in Doorway During Insurrection at Capitol...

Patrick Edward McCaughey, who's accused of crushing Officer Daniel Hodges during the Capitol riots, was arrested and charged by federal authorities....

 2021-01-20 19:35 

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QAnon Supporter Asked Authorities If He Was Being 'Duped' After Expecting Pence Arrest at Insurrection: Testimony...

Testimony at a detention on hearing on Tuesday detailed what Doug Jensen allegedly thought would happen on Jan. 6 in Washington D.C.—and the FBI said he asked investigators if he was being...

 2021-01-20 19:32 

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New York Attorney General Urges Judge Not to Let NRA's Bankruptcy Filing Put a Stop to Dissolution of Organization...

On the heels of the National Rifle Association's first federal bankruptcy court hearing, New York Attorney General Letitia James's (D) office told a judge not to let the gun group try to delay proceedings seeking to dissolve them....

 2021-01-20 19:16 

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Under the Radar 'Varsity Blues' Trump Pardon Is Particularly 'Inexplicable,' and Swampy...

Buried amidst the celebrity-infused headlines that formed the narrative for former president Donald Trump's last and final round of pardons is the curious case of a Miami real estate developer....

 2021-01-20 18:27 

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Shocked Judge Holds Louisville Lawyer in Contempt for Storming Out of Zoom Hearing...

Shameka O'Neil appeared by phone, interrupted the judge, threw her client under the nearest buses, and then stormed out of the hearing....

 2021-01-20 17:36 

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Legal Experts Brace for States to Prosecute Accused Money Launderer Steve Bannon...

Steve Bannon's overnight pardon by very-soon-to-be-ex-President Donald Trump will almost certainly lead to state charges against the former White House Chief Strategist, several legal experts have predicted....

 2021-01-20 17:29 

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With Less Than an Hour Left in Office, Trump Pardons Fox News Host Jeanine Pirro's Ex-Husband...

Donald Trump issued a pardon to Albert Pirro, the ex-husband of his longtime on-screen supporter at Fox News, Judge Jeanine Pirro....

 2021-01-20 17:11 

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Judge Throws Out Bank Robber's Conviction Because Prosecutor Used Photo of Jack Nicholson in Closing Arguments...

During closing arguments in the trial of defendant Damon Williams for bank robbery, the prosecutor showed jurors a PowerPoint slide showing an iconic photo of Jack Nicholson in from the movie The Shining. The slide displayed the infamous "Here's J...

 2021-01-20 16:52 

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Here Are the Names You Didn't Hear Much About in Trump's Departing Pardons and Commutations...

The 143 pardons and commutations announced by Donald Trump minutes before midnight and just hours before his departure from the Oval Office has been roundly denounced as naked displays of cronyism....

 2021-01-20 16:24 

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On Way Out the Door, Trump Rescinds Senior Staff Lobbying Ban He Once Promised Would 'Drain the Swamp'...

Shortly after issuing a flurry of pardons to former associates and political cronies late Tuesday, President Donald Trumpused his final hours in office to revoke an executive order on ethics that was meant to bolster his "drain the swamp" campaign...

 2021-01-20 16:13 

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Watch Live: That '70s Show Actor Danny Masterson Hearing...

Actor Danny Masterson is scheduled for a hearing to take place Wednesday in the alleged rapes of three women. Court is set to begin at 11:30 a.m. EST / 8:30 a.m. PST....

 2021-01-20 15:39 

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Letecia Stauch Once Again Found Competent to Stand Trial in Alleged Murder of Stepson Gannon Stauch...

Colorado woman Letecia Leann Stauch, 37, has once again been found competent to stand trial for allegedly murdering her son Gannon Stauch, 11....

 2021-01-20 14:49 

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Judge Orders More Ghislaine Maxwell Files into the Sunlight, Except for Prurient Info About Adults...

Convicted and deceased pedophile Jeffrey Epstein's accused accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell cannot stop the release of the next tranche of documents in a longstanding open-records battle—except information about her dalliances with other consenting ...

 2021-01-20 06:33 

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Trump Pardons Steve Bannon, Jared Kushner's Friend, Former GOP Congressmen, Lil Wayne and Many More...

Late on Tuesday night, the last night in office for the 45th president of the United States, the White House announced that Donald Trump delivered 73 pardons and 70 commutations as expected. As has been the case in the prior two batches, a number of the w...

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