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Some victims of former New York gynecologist Robert Hadden reach $71.5 million settlement
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Some victims of former New York gynecologist Robert Hadden reach $71.5 million settlement

Dozens of women who say they were sexually abused by former gynecologist Robert Hadden reached a settlement with the hospital system that employed him that will allow them to seek money from a $71.5 million victims’ compensation fund. Columbia University Irving Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital reached the settlement with 79 women who were…MORE

When a Florida woman misdialed her sister’s number, it sparked a 20-year friendship with a stranger in Rhode Island
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When a Florida woman misdialed her sister’s number, it sparked a 20-year friendship with a stranger in Rhode Island

What started out with an incorrect phone number is now a friendship that has lasted 20 years. One day in the early 2000s, Gladys Hankerson of Delray Beach, Florida, was trying to call her sister in Maryland, according to CNN affiliate WPBF. Her sister’s area code was 410, but Hankerson kept dialing 401 instead. Mike…MORE

Here’s why the suspected Michigan school shooter has been charged with terrorism
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Here’s why the suspected Michigan school shooter has been charged with terrorism

Ethan Crumbley, who is accused of killing four fellow students at a Michigan high school, will be tried as an adult and faces murder, assault and weapons charges. He will also face one count of terrorism causing death, a rare charge for a school shooting. The events unfolded Tuesday at Oxford High School when, law…MORE

Accuser testifies Jeffrey Epstein brought her to meet Donald Trump when she was 14; no wrongdoing alleged
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Accuser testifies Jeffrey Epstein brought her to meet Donald Trump when she was 14; no wrongdoing alleged

A woman who said she was sexually abused by Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein more than two decades ago testified in court Wednesday that she met Donald Trump when Epstein took her to Mar-a-Lago when she was 14 years old. The woman, identified in court under the pseudonym “Jane,” also testified that she flew on…MORE

Jussie Smollett ‘wanted me to beat him up,’ Abimbola Osundairo testifies

Jussie Smollett ‘wanted me to beat him up,’ Abimbola Osundairo testifies

On January 25, 2019, a few days before Jussie Smollett reported an alleged hate crime attack, he told an acquaintance he “wanted me to beat him up,” the man testified Wednesday. Abimbola Osundairo, also known as “Bola,” said the “Empire” actor’s comment was puzzling. “I was confused,” Osundairo continued to testify. “Then he explained he…MORE

Jacqueline Avant, wife of music exec Clarence Avant, shot and killed in home robbery
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Jacqueline Avant, wife of music exec Clarence Avant, shot and killed in home robbery

Jacqueline Avant, a philanthropist and the wife of music icon Clarence Avant and mother-in-law to Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos, was fatally shot in her home early Wednesday, according to a spokesperson for Netflix. Police have not confirmed the identity of the victim but in a statement to CNN said they responded to a call regarding…MORE

Alec Baldwin: ‘I didn’t pull the trigger’ of gun on ‘Rust’ set

Alec Baldwin: ‘I didn’t pull the trigger’ of gun on ‘Rust’ set

Alec Baldwin told ABC News he never pulled the trigger of the gun that shot director of photography Halyna Hutchins on the set of “Rust.” “The trigger wasn’t pulled. I didn’t pull the trigger,” Baldwin said in an excerpt released Wednesday from the sit-down interview — his first since the October shooting. When asked why…MORE

Father charged in shooting death of former UCF football player Otis Anderson Jr.

Father charged in shooting death of former UCF football player Otis Anderson Jr.

Denise Anderson, Otis Anderson Jr.’s mother, told authorities in Jacksonville, Florida, that an argument over a dog bite led to the shooting death of the former University of Central Florida football star. She said the fatal altercation began when her husband, Otis Anderson Sr., became upset after being bitten by a dog belonging to Anderson…MORE

Bad Bunny and Olivia Rodrigo topped Spotify streams in 2021
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Bad Bunny and Olivia Rodrigo topped Spotify streams in 2021

In what may come as no surprise, two names dominated this year in music streaming: Bad Bunny and Olivia Rodrigo. For the second year in a row, Puerto Rican rapper and singer Bad Bunny was the most streamed artist, according to Spotify’s 2021 Wrapped, the annual breakdown of Spotify’s streaming data. (Users can also check…MORE

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