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Accuser testifies Jeffrey Epstein brought her to meet Donald Trump when she was 14; no wrongdoing alleged
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Accuser testifies Jeffrey Epstein brought her to meet Donald Trump when she was 14; no wrongdoing alleged

A woman who said she was sexually abused by Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein more than two decades ago testified in court Wednesday that she met Donald Trump when Epstein took her to Mar-a-Lago when she was 14 years old. The woman, identified in court under the pseudonym “Jane,” also testified that she flew on…MORE

Abimbola Osundairo called to testify in trial of actor Jussie Smollett

Abimbola Osundairo called to testify in trial of actor Jussie Smollett

Prosecutors in the trial of Jussie Smollett have called Abimbola Osundairo to the stand. Smollett, who is Black and gay, has said that on a cold January 2019 night in Chicago, two men struck him, yelled anti-gay and racist remarks, put a noose around his neck and poured bleach on him. Authorities have argued evidence,…MORE

Father charged in shooting death of former UCF football player Otis Anderson Jr.

Father charged in shooting death of former UCF football player Otis Anderson Jr.

Denise Anderson, Otis Anderson Jr.’s mother, told authorities in Jacksonville, Florida, that an argument over a dog bite led to the shooting death of the former University of Central Florida football star. She said the fatal altercation began when her husband, Otis Anderson Sr., became upset after being bitten by a dog belonging to Anderson…MORE

A beloved football player and a senior with college scholarships among Michigan school shooting victims
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A beloved football player and a senior with college scholarships among Michigan school shooting victims

Friends, family and an entire Michigan high school are grieving the loss of four students after a 15-year-old boy opened fire during the school day, killing four peers and shooting seven others on campus. A suspect is in custody after Tuesday’s shooting at Oxford High School in Oxford, Michigan, authorities said. More than 100 calls…MORE

Hurricane Ida recovery is slow for Louisiana bayou communities — and nonprofits need your help

Hurricane Ida recovery is slow for Louisiana bayou communities — and nonprofits need your help

Three months after Hurricane Ida barreled through Louisiana, the town of Jean Lafitte near New Orleans is still pulling itself out of destruction and despair. “Hurricane Ida was our Hurricane Katrina; it completely devastated our community,” said Jean Lafitte’s Mayor Tim Kerner. “This was the worst disaster in our history.” Nonprofits and FEMA have been…MORE

3 dead in Atlanta suburb shooting, including a police officer. The suspect also was killed

3 dead in Atlanta suburb shooting, including a police officer. The suspect also was killed

A police officer and two other people died in a shooting in Rex, Georgia, Clayton County authorities said. The suspect was also killed. Two women, the police officer and a suspect were killed, Clayton County Police Chief Kevin Roberts said at a news conference. The Clayton County Police Department received a call at around 8:40…MORE

Authorities look for motive with 15-year-old Michigan high school shooting suspect in custody. Here’s what we know
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Authorities look for motive with 15-year-old Michigan high school shooting suspect in custody. Here’s what we know

School bells were replaced by police sirens Tuesday after a shooting at Michigan’s Oxford High School left four students dead. Six other students and a teacher were wounded by gunfire, and a 15-year-old suspect is in custody, authorities said. The suspect, who has not been identified by police, is being held at a juvenile detention…MORE

Students grabbed scissors for defense and escaped out a window in deadly Michigan shooting; suspect charged with murder
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Students grabbed scissors for defense and escaped out a window in deadly Michigan shooting; suspect charged with murder

The terror at Michigan’s Oxford High School that left four dead started with gunfire, yelling and an urgent message on a loudspeaker. Then frightened students barricaded doors, phoned for help and picked up anything they could grab in case they needed to fight back. Aiden Page. a senior, was in a classroom when he heard…MORE

Tucson police moves to terminate officer who fatally shot man in a wheelchair, officials say
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Tucson police moves to terminate officer who fatally shot man in a wheelchair, officials say

Tucson police on Tuesday moved to terminate an officer after he fatally shot a man in a motorized wheelchair who was accused of shoplifting and pulling a knife when confronted outside a Walmart, officials said. Video released by the Tucson Police Department showed Officer Ryan Remington several steps behind the man in the wheelchair, identified…MORE

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