Man dubbed ‘Porn’s New King’ sentenced to 11 years for fraud

NEW YORK (AP) — A Los Angeles man once dubbed “Porn’s New King” was sentenced to over 11 years in prison Wednesday by a judge who said he lived the high life with luxury homes on both coasts as he defrauded dozens of investors of tens of millions of dollars.

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Missouri lawyer acquitted in killings of dad, his girlfriend

A lawyer who specialized in end-of-life matters has been acquitted in the death of her millionaire father, whom prosecutors claimed she had removed from life support by forging power of attorney documents …

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Maryland prosecutor resigns, sentenced for indecent exposure

SNOW HILL, Md. (AP) — A Maryland county prosecutor has been sentenced for indecent exposure and disorderly conduct after authorities say he performed sex acts in front of a hotel room glass door, in full view of tourists.

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Trump touts Jewish friends, family members after Israeli reporter asks about anti-Semitic crime

Trump blames ‘unfair’ media for decision to oust Flynn“We are going to have peace in this country,” said the president in a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Trump then turned to highlight his daughter Ivanka Trump, who converted to Judaism when she married Jared Kushner, now a White House adviser. “I think one of the reasons I won the election is we have a very, very divided nation — very divided.

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Attorney Vincent Cirillo Jr. convicted of raping client

Attorney Vincent Cirillo Jr. convicted of raping clientA longtime suburban Philadelphia defense attorney has been convicted of having raped an unconscious client at her apartment.

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Doppelgänger ethics: Why Austria arrested a Hitler double

Austrian police have detained a man for violating a 1947 Austrian law that makes it illegal to promote Nazi ideology after he allegedly dressed like Adolf Hitler and stood outside of the home where the infamous dictator was born. The accused, Harald Zen, has been referred to as “Hitler’s double” by Austrian newspapers. Mr. Zen, who once identified himself in a bar as “Harald Hitler,” had been photographed in full Hitler regalia in Braunau am Inn, an Austrian town close to the German border and the birthplace of the dictator.

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Woman arrested in killing of N. Korean leader’s half brother

This image provided by Star TV on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, of closed circuit television footage from Monday, Feb 13, 2017, shows a woman, left, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, who police say was arrested Wednesday in connection with the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (Star TV via AP)KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police arrested a woman Wednesday in the apparent assassination of Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader's exiled half brother who South Korean spies say once begged his sibling to spare his life.

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Briton arrested in Cambodia in slaying at Thai resort town

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A British man suspected of involvement in the gangland-style slaying of another Briton in the Thai resort town of Pattaya has been arrested, Cambodian authorities said Wednesday.

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Swimming-Olympic great Hackett arrested after ‘breakdown’

Olympic swimmer Grant Hackett of Australia speaks at a news conference at an event to unveil the new line of Speedo LZR Racer X swim suits inNew YorkAustralian long distance swimming great Grant Hackett was arrested and detained by police in the Gold Coast on Wednesday after a "breakdown" at his parents' home, local media reported. The troubled triple Olympic champion's father told local newspaper, the Gold Coast Bulletin, that he had called the police so his 36-year-old son could be given help. "Grant's got a medical problem and it manifested itself here this morning… he was raving and ranting a bit," Neville Hackett told the paper.

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Swimming-Olympic great Hackett arrested after ‘breakdown’

* Swimmer’s father says Hackett was “raving and ranting” * Brother says Olympian poses danger to himself and community (Adds quotes) MELBOURNE, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Australian long distance swimming great Grant Hackett was arrested and detained by police in the Gold Coast on Wednesday after a “breakdown” at his parents’ home, local media reported. The troubled triple Olympic champion’s father told local newspaper, the Gold Coast Bulletin, that he had called the police so his 36-year-old son could be given help. “Grant’s got a medical problem and it manifested itself here this morning… he was raving and ranting a bit,” Neville Hackett told the paper.

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