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Michael Avenatti
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY
June 18, 2019 - 7:13 pm
California attorney Michael Avenatti faces a November trial date on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike.
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June 18, 2019 - 4:20 pm
( 1010 WINS ) -- Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden visited the Stonewall Inn Tuesday afternoon, ahead of the 50th anniversary later this month of the uprising that took place there in 1969, sparked by a police raid. "During a surprise 40 min stop at NYC's...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2019 file photo, acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan speaks about the situation in the Persian Gulf region during a meeting with Portuguese Minister of National Defense Joao Cravinho, at the Pentagon. President Donald Trump announced on June 18 that Shanahan will not move forward with the confirmation process to be Defense Secretary. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
June 18, 2019 - 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan is withdrawing his nomination. Trump tweeted Tuesday that Shanahan had done "a wonderful job" but would step aside to "devote more time to his family." The president added that the Secretary of the Army, Mark...
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June 18, 2019 - 1:34 pm
By Sean Hartnett Facebook has launched an ambitious plan to develop its own currency. The social media giant is launching the effort with partners: PayPal, Uber , Spotify, Visa and Mastercard. On Tuesday, Facebook unveiled its digital currency plan, which is believed to be similar to Bitcoin and...
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June 18, 2019 - 1:34 pm
By Sean Hartnett Facebook has launched an ambitious plan to develop its own currency. The social media giant is launching the effort with partners: PayPal, Uber , Spotify, Visa and Mastercard. On Tuesday, Facebook unveiled its digital currency plan, which is believed to be similar to Bitcoin and...
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Jacquie Cadorette
June 18, 2019 - 11:08 am
( Connecting Vets ) - Veteran Kirstie Ennis is recounting the story behind her harrowing hospital stay when her leg was amputated below the knee after a helicopter crash. In the second episode of "To War and Back," journalist and Navy veteran Phil Briggs dives into the traumatic war experiences...
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June 18, 2019 - 9:52 am
By Sean Hartnett British research submarine Boaty McBoatface made a startling discovery during its maiden voyage. The humorously-named submarine uncovered a significant link between Antarctic winds and rising sea temperatures. The ship travelled 112 miles, measuring the temperature, saltiness and...
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June 18, 2019 - 9:18 am
Apparently, doing crunches isn’t all it’s cracked up to be! A new survey by Planet Fitness has revealed more Americans prefer a guy with a “dad bod” to a someone with rippling abs. For those that aren’t familiar, a “dad bod” is a slang term for a physique somewhere between a beer belly and a six-...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2019, file photo an address sign for Facebook Way is shown in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook unveiled a broad plan Tuesday, June 18, to create a new digital currency. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
June 18, 2019 - 5:21 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook already rules daily communication for more than two billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too. The social network unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more...
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United States Supreme Court
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June 17, 2019 - 6:15 pm
The Supreme Court on Monday upheld a long-standing constitution rule that allows states and federal government to prosecute somebody for the same crime.
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