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Fox News analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano accused of sexually abusing man in 1980s who faced arson charge in his court

Fox News legal analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano sexually abused a man accused of arson in his court in the 1980s, a lawsuit charged Friday.The federal lawsuit filed by South Carolina resident Charles Corbishley alleges that Napolitano attacked him at a Hackensack, N.J., home.Corbishley seeks $10 million under the New Jersey Child Victims Act.“You know, you could be going away for a long time,” Napolitano allegedly told Corbishely, who was 20 years old at the time, according to the lawsuit.Napolitano, who was wearing a trench coat, then told Corbishley to “be a good boy” and forced him to “perfo...

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'It's a lack of respect' : Why some Haitians felt spurned by Kamala Harris' Miami visit

MIAMI — Sen. Kamala Harris courted Venezuelan, Black-American and Jewish voters during her first visit to Miami on behalf of her running mate, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.But other than a “Sak pase “ by Harris — Creole for “what’s happening” — Haitian American representation was mostly absent from Thursday’s campaign stop, reinforcing feelings of neglect by a large contingent of the South Florida Black community that has long felt overlooked by Democratic politicians.“When I turn on my TV, you hear everything in the Hispanic community about (President) Trump or about Biden. Biden...

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Trump may be down in the polls -- but he's tops for bettors

New York (AFP) - For the time being, all the polls seem to be going Joe Biden's way ahead of the November 3 presidential election. But gamblers see a different reality and are putting their money on Donald Trump.The Republican incumbent, who is seeking a second term, has slowly climbed back since late July to nearly even with the Democratic former vice president.For some Australian and British bookmakers, Trump is the odds-on favorite.Betting on national or local elections is illegal in the United States. All the action is happening on foreign gambling sites -- which Americans can sometimes ac...

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Theranos founder Holmes to claim mental condition affecting 'issue of guilt'

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, charged with a dozen felony fraud counts over her defunct Palo Alto blood-testing startup, plans to introduce evidence of a mental condition that affects the issue of guilt, a blockbuster judge’s order has revealed.Federal prosecutors will be allowed to subject the Stanford University dropout to 14 hours of psychiatric testing and examination over two days, Judge Edward Davila said in a ruling this week.Holmes in December notified prosecutors of her intent “to introduce expert evidence relating to a mental disease or defect or any other men...

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Democrat abruptly bows out of Georgia congressional race against QAnon supporter Marjorie Taylor Greene

ATLANTA — Democrat Kevin Van Ausdal abruptly ended his longshot campaign for Congress on Friday against Marjorie Taylor Greene, a move that gave the controversial Republican an even clearer shot at a seat in the U.S. House.Van Ausdal released a statement that cited “personal and family reasons” for quitting the 14th Congressional District race and moving out of the state. The campaign declined to share further details about the sudden announcement, though a spokesman said he and his staffers didn’t receive any threats to drop out.“Although all the details will remain my family’s alone, please ...

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Universities are suspending students who party without masks and flout social distancing: 'If you don't abide by the rules, there's no place for you here'

College students, beware: You could temporarily lose your spot on campus — or worse, get expelled — for partying with your peers this fall.It happened at Purdue University in Indiana, where 36 students received “summary suspensions” earlier this month for attending an off-campus gathering that lacked face masks and social distancing, just hours after a warning from administrators.The Ohio State University issued about 225 interim suspensions for off-campus parties and gatherings between Aug. 19 and 23, spokesman Benjamin Johnson said. More than half of the suspensions were lifted after student...

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Deadly deer disease expected to worsen under Michigan's controversial hunting limits

A controversial restriction on hunting in the Michigan county hardest hit by a deadly deer disease is expected to make the problem worse, a study commissioned by the state shows.The state’s Natural Resources Commission got its first glimpse of data this summer from Montcalm County under the plan it approved last year to impose antler point restrictions on hunting in Montcalm, Ionia and Mecosta counties for the first time.The commission did so in part to fight chronic wasting disease, a contagious, incurable disease that threatens to decimate the state’s white-tail deer population and hunting i...

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'Mulan' features stunning visuals fit for the big screen, but its characters fall flat

It’s been a battle to the screen this year for legendary warrior Mulan, her live-action Disney debut that was planned for this spring thwarted by the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. But Mulan has been a fighter for hundreds of years, her story based on a 4th century female Chinese warrior, as recounted in the ancient poem “the Ballad of Mulan,” and she wields her way to the small screen this weekend on Disney+ (for an additional rental fee).The 1998 Disney animated film “Mulan” is a beloved title among the Disney Renaissance animated features of the 1990s, and so a live-action (emphasi...

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America's real hoax: Record highs on Wall Street as millions of jobless people can't pay rent

The shocking disconnect between a thriving U.S. investor economy and its millions of unemployed as a recipe for even worse social unrest.Don’t blame Lisa Scott, a 43-year-old certified nursing assistant who lives in the Oxford Circle section of Philadelphia, for not celebrating this week as the Standard & Poor’s 500 index soared to yet another record high, as Wall Street’s unbelievable — in every sense of the word — summer stretches into a new month.On Wednesday afternoon, as the Dow was rising yet another 454 points, Scott — who hasn’t worked since the coronavirus turned her world upside down...

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