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Brothers Accused Of Carrying Out Attack Sue Actor Jussie Smollett’s Legal Team For Defamation

Jan. 29 assault announced Tuesday that they filed a federal defamation lawsuit against his legal team, including celebrity attorney Mark Geragos.” data-reactid=”27″ type=”text”>On Tuesday, the two brothers who claimed “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett paid them to stage his Jan. 29 assault announced they’ve filed a federal defamation lawsuit against his legal team, including celebrity attorney Mark Geragos. According to Lissa Druss, a spokeswoman for the brothers’ legal team, Abimbola “Abel” and Olabinjo “Ola” Osundairo are suing Geragos and one of his partners, Tina Glandian. ... [Read Full Story]

President Trump Sues Top Democrat To Block Subpoena For His Financial Records

President Trump and the Trump Organization are suing House Oversight and Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings to stop subpoenas for financial information from the president’s businesses. Mr. Trump filed the lawsuit Monday morning in D.C. District Court, after Cummings authorized subpoenas for Mazars USA LLP, the president’s longtime accountant, along with a few Trump entities. ... [Read Full Story]

Justice Department Releases Redacted Mueller Report

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election has finally been released. The report comes nearly two years after Mueller began his investigation, and states the special counsel’s office found no evidence President Trump or his associates colluded with the Russian government. It does not, however, come to a conclusion as to whether Mr. Trump obstructed justice.... [Read Full Story]

Woman ‘Infatuated’ With Columbine Found Dead With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Sol Pais, the 18-year-old Florida woman who was said to be “infatuated” with 1999 massacre at Columbine High School, was found dead Wednesday near Mount Evans in Clear Creek County, west of Denver, officials there said. Pais was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader said during a press conference. The FBI announced her death in a tweet.... [Read Full Story]

“Chewy Chips Ahoy!” Cookies Recalled Due To “Unexpected Solidified Ingredient”

recall of its 13-ounce packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy after receiving reports of an "unexpected solidified ingredient" in some packages, it announced on Tuesday.” data-reactid=”23″ type=”text”>On Tuesday, Mondelēz Global has issued a voluntarily recall of its 13-ounce packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy! cookies, after receiving reports of an “unexpected solidified ingredient” in some packages. ... [Read Full Story]

Structure Of Notre Dame Cathedral In Paris Is Saved As Fire Rages

Hours after a massive fire engulfed the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday, a city official said the structure of the building had been saved. The fire at the cathedral caused the roof to collapse, destroyed a spire and spread to one of the building’s two rectangular towers. The mayor’s office said those living near Notre Dame were evacuated as a safety precaution. The Paris prosecutors’ office ruled out arson and possible terror-related motives, and said it was treating it as an accident, ... [Read Full Story]

Security Concerns Concerning Rep. Ilhan Omar Increase After Video Tweeted By President Trump

Hours after Rep. Ilhan Omar released a statement reporting death threats following a tweeted attack from President Donald Trump, the President Trump again tweeted about Omar, saying: “before Nancy [Pelosi], who has lost all control of Congress and is getting nothing done, decides to defend her leader, Rep. Omar, she should look at the anti-Semitic, anti-Israel and ungrateful U.S. HATE statements Omar has made. She is out of control, except for her control of Nancy!”  The President visited Minnesota on Monday to talk about taxes in a district that neighbors Omar’s own. Omar commented on the president’s visit on Twitter saying: “The Great State of Minnesota, where we don’t only welcome immigrants, we send them to Washington.”  Omar is a Somali-American refugee.... [Read Full Story]

One Dead, 15 Injured In North Carolina Gas Explosion

Police in North Carolina said that a gas explosion partially collapsed a North Carolina building and set it ablaze on Wednesday morning, killing one person and injuring more than a dozen. Durham Police Department public affairs manager Wil Glenn said a contractor boring under a sidewalk hit a 2-inch gas line, triggering the explosion. One person was killed and 15 people were taken to area hospitals, Glenn said at a news conference. One firefighter was seriously injured, he also said.... [Read Full Story]

Fleetwood Mac Postpone Dates Due To Stevie Nicks Illness

Fleetwood Mac have postponed the final dates of a North American tour as Stevie Nicks recovers from the flu. Fleetwood Mac’s April 2 show in Boston, MA and April 3 appearance in Philadelphia, PA were cancelled on short notice last week and, now, The Toronto Star reports the group’s remaining four Canadian concerts – including Monday night’s show in Toronto – have also been put on hold.... [Read Full Story]

N.Y. Democratic Lawmakers Prepare Bill To Obtain President Trump’s Tax Returns

On Monday, New York legislators introduced a bill that would amend the state law to permit the N.Y. Department of Taxation and Finance commissioner to release any state tax return of President Donald Trump’s that has been requested by the leaders of the House Ways and Means Committee, the Senate Finance Committee and the Joint Committee on Taxation for any “specific and legitimate legislative purpose.”  ... [Read Full Story]