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PR push for white officer accused of killing armed black man

PR push for white officer accused of killing armed black manNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The attorney for a white police officer charged with fatally shooting an armed black man in Tennessee is calling for legal discovery documents to be sealed from members of the public.



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Catholic dioceses in New Jersey release names of accused priests

Catholic dioceses in New Jersey release names of accused priestsThe disclosure was the result of an internal investigation of archdiocese records and all of the priests and deacons listed have previously been reported to law enforcement and none remain in the ministry, Newark Archbishop Cardinal Joseph Tobin said in a statement. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal formed a task force in September to investigate allegations of sexual abuse by members of the clergy in his state, along with any efforts to cover up such abuse. “I am pleased to see that our task force’s grand jury investigation has prompted the dioceses to finally take some measures to hold predator priests accountable,” Grewal said in a statement on Wednesday.



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Ilhan Omar 'unequivocally apologises' after being accused of antisemitism over Israel tweets

Ilhan Omar 'unequivocally apologises' after being accused of antisemitism over Israel tweetsIlhan Omar, a newly elected US congresswoman, has been accused of antisemitism after she criticised a pro-Israel lobby group online. In two tweets posted late on Sunday night the Minnesota Democrat implied that funding from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) was responsible for US politicans’ support for Benjamin Netanyahu‘s controversial Israeli government. Following calls from fellow Democrats for her to apologise, Ms Omar has since posted a message on her Twitter account acknowledging the backlash.



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Virginia official accused of rape will have to resign if allegations are true: governor

Virginia official accused of rape will have to resign if allegations are true: governorIn a CBS interview to be broadcast on Monday, Governor Ralph Northam said he had learned from the controversy that erupted on Feb. 1 when a racist photo surfaced from his medical school yearbook, and that as a former pediatrician he could help Virginians heal. Virginia also needs someone who is strong, who has empathy, who has courage and who has a moral compass,” Northam told CBS “This Morning” co-host Gayle King. “And that’s why I’m not going anywhere.” According to excerpts of the interview provided on Sunday by CBS, Northam was asked about allegations of sexual crimes, including rape, that have been made by two women against Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, a fellow Democrat who is African-American and the state’s second-highest elected official.



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Virginia leader accused of rape will have to resign if claims are true: governor

Virginia leader accused of rape will have to resign if claims are true: governorIn a CBS interview to be broadcast on Monday, Governor Ralph Northam said he had learned from the controversy that erupted on Feb. 1 when a racist photo surfaced from his medical school yearbook, and that as a former pediatrician he could help Virginians heal. Virginia also needs someone who is strong, who has empathy, who has courage and who has a moral compass,” Northam told CBS “This Morning” co-host Gayle King. “And that’s why I’m not going anywhere.” According to excerpts of the interview provided on Sunday by CBS, Northam was asked about allegations of sexual crimes, including rape, that have been made by two women against Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, a fellow Democrat and the state’s second-highest elected official.



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Accuser vs accused: What both sides say in latest assault claim against Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax

Accuser vs accused: What both sides say in latest assault claim against Virginia Lt. Governor Justin FairfaxVirginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax was accused Friday by a former Duke University student of a sexual assault in 2004.



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Nurse accused of raping patient in Arizona pleads not guilty

Nurse accused of raping patient in Arizona pleads not guiltyPHOENIX (AP) — A nurse facing criminal charges in the rape of an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a long-term care facility in Phoenix pleaded not guilty Tuesday.



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Top US cardinal let priest accused of sexual abuse lead Mass

Top US cardinal let priest accused of sexual abuse lead MassHOUSTON (AP) — The cardinal who leads the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops allowed a priest to celebrate Mass the same day his name was among those released on a list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse.



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New Jersey man accused of staging a slip-and-fall incident at business

New Jersey man accused of staging a slip-and-fall incident at businessA 57-year-old man is facing insurance fraud and other charges in connection with allegedly staging a slip and fall incident at a local business.



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Trump accused of ‘not working hard enough’ as schedule reveals he averaged one event a day in January

Trump accused of ‘not working hard enough’ as schedule reveals he averaged one event a day in JanuaryDonald Trump participated in just one event per day on average throughout January, according to his public schedule, amid mounting accusations he is not working hard enough as president. Overall, Mr Trump’s public schedule showed a total of 32 events in the 31 days throughout January – not including his daily intelligence briefings, personal fundraisers or private White House lunches.



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