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August 12, 2017 - 7:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Onetime lawmakers facing corruption charges are keeping judges busy with claims that a Supreme Court ruling narrowing the definition of public corruption proves their innocence. From New Jersey to New York to Chicago, federal judges and the appeals courts above them are contending...
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FILE - This August 11, 1977 file photo, shows the front page headlines of the New York Post and the Daily News the day after police arrested David Berkowitz, the tabloid-loving, police-taunting "Son of Sam" killer, in New York. Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 is the 40th anniversary of Berkowitz's capture. (AP Photo/File)
August 11, 2017 - 10:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The "Son of Sam" killer who terrorized New York 40 years ago says he thought he was doing something "to appease the devil." David Berkowitz told CBS News in an interview broadcast Friday ( http://cbsn.ws/2vjE4Fa ) that he "surrendered to those very dark forces" when he killed six...
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FILE - This August 11, 1977 file photo, shows the front page headlines of the New York Post and the Daily News the day after police arrested David Berkowitz, the tabloid-loving, police-taunting "Son of Sam" killer, in New York. Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 is the 40th anniversary of Berkowitz's capture. (AP Photo/File)
August 11, 2017 - 10:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The "Son of Sam" killer who terrorized New York 40 years ago says he thought he was doing something "to appease the devil." David Berkowitz told CBS News in an interview broadcast Friday http://cbsn.ws/2vjE4Fa ) that he "surrendered to those very dark forces" when he killed six...
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A sign points to Sachem East High School in Farmingville, N.Y. where police say log fell on a teenage football player's head, killing him, Thursday Aug. 10, 2017. Joshua Mileto, 16, was participating in a pre-season drill with a group of high school football players, carrying a large log overhead for a workout, when the wood fell on his head. The 11th-grader was taken from the school to Stony Brook University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)
August 11, 2017 - 8:40 pm
FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say the log that killed a Long Island high school football player weighed about 400 pounds (181 kilograms). Joshua Mileto was killed when the 10-foot (3-meter) log he and other teammates at Sachem (SAY'-chehm) East High School were carrying during a training...
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August 11, 2017 - 7:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit that says teenagers accused of gang affiliations are being illegally detained (all times local): 7:25 p.m. A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Justice is defending the detention of immigrant teenagers over allegations of gang affiliation. The American...
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August 11, 2017 - 6:57 pm
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A Virginia jury has awarded a retired Army colonel $8.4 million in a defamation case against a blogger who accused him of raping her more than 30 years ago, while they were cadets at West Point. The Washington Post reported Friday that Susan Shannon of Everett, Washington, made...
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August 11, 2017 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Los Angeles man once dubbed "Porn's New King" has been sentenced to over 14 years in prison after cheating a Native American tribal entity and pension fund investors of tens of millions of dollars. Jason Galanis was sentenced to 14 years and five months in prison Friday by...
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August 11, 2017 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit claiming some teenagers who entered the United States under the unaccompanied children program are being illegally detained because of alleged gang affiliations. The lawsuit was filed in San Francisco on behalf of three...
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FILE - This file image released by HBO shows Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister in an episode of "Game of Thrones," which aired Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. Hackers released a July 27, 2017, email from HBO in which the company expressed willingness to pay them $250,000 as part of a negotiation over electronic data swiped from HBO’s servers. The hacked HBO material included scripts from five "Game of Thrones" episodes. HBO declined to comment. A person close to the investigation confirmed the authenticity of the email, but said it was an attempt to buy time and assess the situation. (Macall B. Polay/HBO via AP, File)
August 11, 2017 - 3:11 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Hackers released an email from HBO in which the company expressed willingness to pay them $250,000 as part of a negotiation over electronic data swiped from HBO's servers. The July 27 email was sent by an HBO executive who thanked the hackers for "making us aware" of previously...
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August 11, 2017 - 1:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The dog days of summer have arrived in New York City. A three-day art exhibition curated expressly for dogs is attracting hundreds of canines to a lower Manhattan marina. You won't find any pictures of dogs playing poker at this show, which runs through Sunday. The idea is the...
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