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Amanda Seyfried Lawyers Up Over Leaked Photos; But Options Limited 2

Amanda Seyfried Lawyers Up Over Leaked Photos; But Options Limited

Amanda Seyfried, Emma Watson and Mischa Barton are the latest celebrities to get caught up in a leak of private photos, or videos. All three have lawyered up to stop publication online, but depending on how the photos were obtained their options may be limited. Comparisons have been drawn to the massive leak of private celebrity photos and videos three years ago involving more than 100 celebrities....
Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney Props in Massive Ticket Scalping Scheme 4

Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney Props in Massive Ticket Scalping Scheme

Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney and Broadway productions like the award-winning musical Hamilton were unwitting props in an alleged ticket scalping Ponzi scheme by two New York men that netted more than $97 million, according to investigators. Joseph Meli, 42, and Matthew Harriton, 52, were named in an amended complaint filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) lawsuit in federal District Court in Manhattan....
Bill Cosby Sex Assault Case Setback: Ruling Lets Second Accuser Testify 6

Bill Cosby Sex Assault Case Setback: Ruling Lets Second Accuser Testify

Bill Cosby will have to face not one but two accusers in his upcoming criminal trial for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand. Out of some 60 accusers, Constand’s is the only case to result in criminal charges. Judge Steven T. O’Neill, who is presiding over the case in Montgomery County, Pa., a suburb of Philadelphia, issued the ruling Friday allowing the testimony. ...
Clinton Email Probe a False Red Flag: No Reason to Re-Open Case, FBI Says 12

Clinton Email Probe a False Red Flag: No Reason to Re-Open Case, FBI Says

Hillary Clinton’s connection to emails found on a computer shared by Anthony Weiner and top aide Huma Abedin was a false red flag raised by FBI director James Comey, who corrected the record today after inflicting incalculable damage to her campaign. In a statement released today, just two days before the election, Comey said the new emails don’t change his decision in July to drop the investigation into Clinton’s private State Department email server....
FBI Director Outed Anthony Weiner Sexting Victim in Ethical Breach 14

FBI Director Outed Anthony Weiner Sexting Victim in Ethical Breach

FBI Director James Comey, in another potentially serious ethical breach, exposed Anthony Weiner’s 15-year-old sexting victim when he wrote a letter to Republican Congressional leaders linking the case, without evidence, to Hillary Clinton’s email investigation. Comey wrote the letter just 11 days before the presidential election violating U.S Justice Department rules and traditional policy....
Donald Trump's America: Emboldened Racist Kills Two Police Officers in Iowa 16

Donald Trump’s America: Emboldened Racist Kills Two Police Officers in Iowa

Donald Trump has spurred, without rebuke, white supremacists and racists, who are flocking to his presidential campaign. Many have taken that as a sign he tacitly supports their views and emboldened some to violence. But now an extremist has gone even further, killing two Iowa police officers. Scott Michael Greene, 46, meekly surrendered to an Iowa Department of Natural Resources officer this morning in the wake of a statewide manhunt....
Donald Trump has turned out to be Wall Street's guy after all. (Photo: Getty)

Donald Trump Lied About Stop and Frisk During Debate, Says NYPD

Donald Trump piled on lie after lie during the first debate when he insisted that “stop-and-frisk” policing reduced crime in New York City, the NYPD said in a hard-hitting fact-check of the GOP candidate. Trump has advocated the controversial tactic along with racial profiling to combat crime in urban areas, and insisted it works....