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MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 29: Daniel Aaronson, from the Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo P.A. law firm, speaks to the media outside the Federal District court for the Southern District of Florida after attending a hearing for his client Cesar Sayoc where he was formally addressed with the charges against him on October 29, 2018 in Miami, Florida. Mr. Sayoc was arrested on allegations that he was the person that mailed pipe bomb devices that targeted critics of President Donald Trump and have been recovered in New York, Washington D.C., California and South Florida, all with the return address of Debbie Wassermann-Schultz's office. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

US mail bomb suspect appears in New York court

Cesar Sayoc, the Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to critics of US President Donald Trump, appeared in a New York court Tuesday and was ordered held without bail.
Voters line up to cast their ballots in Miami. (AFP)

Voters crowd polling stations as US delivers verdict on Trump

Andrew Menck didn’t bother to vote in the last seven midterm elections but, determined to deliver a rebuke to Donald Trump’s presidency, he joined the lines outside his local polling station that built up before dawn.
Rotana Farea, 22, & Tala Farea, 16

Bodies of two sisters found taped together on river bank

Police in New York searched on Tuesday for clues to what, or who killed two sisters whose bodies were found duct-taped together on the banks of the Hudson River in Manhattan.
President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting to discuss potential damage from Hurricane Michael, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Associated Press)

Donald Trump accused of inciting violence after bombs are sent to Barack Obama, Hillary...

Critics of Donald Trump accused him of inciting violence after pipe bombs were sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and other figures that are loathed by the president’s supporters.

US court jails Nigerian accused of running global email scam

A Manhattan federal court in New York has sentenced Onyekachi Emmanuel Opara to five years in prison for participating in business email compromise scams.

Kebbi government to partner Manhattan on tourism, education, others

The Kebbi Government and Borough of Manhattan in New York City on Tuesday expressed their readiness for a city-to-city partnership on tourism, business, education and culture.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 16, 2018, President Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen exits the US Federal Court in New York. Cohen, secretly taped a discussion with him about payments to a former Playboy model who says she had an affair with the US president, and the tape is now in FBI hands, The New York Times reported on July 20, 2018. The FBI seized the recording earlier this year during a raid on Cohen's office, the newspaper said in a bombshell revelation, quoting lawyers and others familiar with the recording. / AFP PHOTO / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ

Michael Cohen pledged to ‘take a bullet’ for Donald Trump

Cohen, 51, a one-time personal injury lawyer who accumulated a small fortune in Manhattan’s shady taxi badge industry, bought real estate in a Trump building and eventually worked his way into an office right next to the billionaire’s in his eponymous 5th Avenue skyscraper.
Donald Trump

Two Donald Trump lieutenants found guilty, president implicated

Donald Trump stood accused of conspiring to commit campaign finance fraud and two of his closest aides faced jail time Tuesday after court proceedings delivered a legal and political one-two punch to his embattled presidency.
Michael Cohen exiting the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York on May 30, 2018. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez-Getty Images

Michael Cohen: I committed crimes with Donald Trump

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer and fixer, implicated his former boss as he pleaded guilty on Tuesday to eight counts, including violations of campaign finance rules during the 2016 presidential race.
Osmond Eweka

US jails Nigerian 14 years for scams, Igbinedion’s son-in-law on trial

A day after a Nigerian-American Osmond Eweka, son-in-law of Bright Igbinedion, was charged with fraud in New York, another Nigerian, Ochuko Sylvester Eruotor has been sentenced to 14 years in a U.S. prison.
Benjamin Brafman

Harvey Weinstein never offered acting jobs for sex – lawyer

Ben Brafman, the humiliated Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer, has claimed that his client was misquoted in an interview with the Spectator.
Michael Cohen exiting the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York on May 30, 2018. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez-Getty Images

Donald Trump ex-lawyer hints could flip against US president

Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, facing potential arrest in New York, has declared his first loyalty is to his family and the country, signaling a willingness to cooperate with prosecutors against the president.

Singapore: All systems go for historic Trump-Kim summit

Singapore is preparing for the historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un as more than 3,000 members of the media arrive.

CNN’s Anthony Bourdain dead at 61 from apparent suicide

Bourdain was in France working on an upcoming episode of his award-winning CNN series “Parts Unknown.” His close friend Eric Ripert, the French chef, found Bourdain unresponsive in his hotel room Friday morning.

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape, sexual assault charges

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of rape and sexual assaults.

Harvey Weinstein set to plead not guilty in New York

Fallen movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was expected to plead not guilty Tuesday to rape and sexual assault charges in New York, opening a legal battle for the #MeToo movement that dreams of seeing him behind bars.

New York grand jury indicts Harvey Weinstein on rape, sex crime charges

A Manhattan grand jury Wednesday indicted Harvey Weinstein on rape and sex crime charges, the next step in efforts by prosecutors to bring the disgraced Hollywood mogul to trial for alleged sex crimes.

Lawyer: Harvey Weinstein won’t testify before New York grand jury

Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, fighting rape and sex crime charges in New York, will not testify before a Manhattan grand jury, his lawyer confirmed Wednesday, accusing prosecutors of acting under political pressure.

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