Nick Divito

'Pray or You're Fired' -- Workers Allege Forced Prayer at Company

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (CN) - Bosses at a Long Island health care company forced their workers to participate in a religion known as "Onionhead," in which workers are required "to thank God for their employment" and to tell their bosses "I love you," the federal government claims in Federal Court.

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Occupy Protester on Trial For Assaulting Cop Who Grabbed Her Breast Testifies on Her Own Behalf

MANHATTAN (CN) - The Occupy Wall Street protester accused of elbowing a police officer during a rally took the stand Tuesday on her own behalf, saying she has always been a staunch supporter of nonviolent, peaceful protest.

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Owner of 32-Room, $43 Million Mansion Stole His Workers Tips And Cheated Them of Overtime

The owner of Oheka Castle -- America's second-largest private home and an inspiration for "The Great Gatsby" -- cheats his workers on wages and tips, a class action claims in Federal Court. The lawsuit comes a week after the castle's owner was shot in the head on the castle's grounds by a masked gunman who remains at large.

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NYPD Arrests Man for Carrying Breath Mints, Claims He Believed Mints to Be Ecstasy Pills

BROOKLYN (CN) - Confusing breath mints with Ecstasy pills, an NYPD officer wrongly arrested a man as he walked through Brooklyn, the man claims in Federal Court.

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Brazen: Since When Are Your Phone Calls Private, Government Lawyer Asks

MANHATTAN (CN) - Since Americans expect their phone companies to keep records of their calls, they have no basis to challenge the National Security Agency's mass collection of that data, a lawyer for the government argued Friday.

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