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Police: Two brothers told investigators they were paid by Jussie Smollett to stage attack

Police: Two brothers told investigators they were paid by Jussie Smollett to stage attackA police source tells USA TODAY that investigators are attempting to interview Smollett again, so they can question him about the brothers' account. Attorneys for Smollett say there is no truth to reports that the actor played a role in an assault.



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The shutdown today: Workers to get paid 'in the coming days'

The shutdown today: Workers to get paid 'in the coming days'What's up now that the partial government shutdown ended after 35 days:



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El Chapo trial: Joaquín Guzman paid former Mexican president $100m bribe, witness claims

El Chapo trial: Joaquín Guzman paid former Mexican president $  100m bribe, witness claimsJoaquin “El Chapo” Guzman once paid a $ 100 million bribe to former Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto, a witness has claimed in court. Alex Cifuentes, who has said he was a close associate of Guzman for years, discussed the alleged bribe as part of the accused Mexcan drug lord’s trial. Mr Pena Nieto, commonly known by his initials EPN, was president of Mexico from December 2012 until November 2018.



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US government warns workers paid by mistake not to spend money during shutdown

US government warns workers paid by mistake not to spend money during shutdownAs hundreds of thousands of federal workers fretted on Friday about how they will pay bills amid the partial government shutdown, the missed pay-checks turned out to be particularly cruel for nearly three dozen employees at one obscure government agency. Because of an apparent clerical error, a federal division that processes pay-checks for a big chunk of the government workforce mistakenly paid about 30 employees at the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board. The District of Columbia-based board investigates industrial chemical accidents, but nearly all of the board’s employees have been furloughed during the government shutdown.



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Record $3.1 million paid in New Year's tuna auction at Japan's new market

Record $  3.1 million paid in New Year's tuna auction at Japan's new marketA Japanese sushi entrepreneur paid a record $ 3.1 million for a giant tuna Saturday as Tokyo’s new fish market, which replaced the world-famous Tsukiji late last year, held its first pre-dawn New Year’s auction. Bidding stopped at a whopping 333.6 million yen for the enormous 278-kilogramme (612-pound) fish — an endangered species — that was caught off Japan’s northern coast. Self-styled “Tuna King” Kiyoshi Kimura paid the top price, which doubled the previous record of 155 million yen also paid by him in 2013.



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Why are Trump and Congress still getting paid amid a partial government shutdown?

Why are Trump and Congress still getting paid amid a partial government shutdown?Many Americans might not want to see Congress get paid amid a shutdown, but any change would require getting over a big hurdle: the U.S. Constitution.



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'She got paid a lot of money to write a book': Trump deflects questions on birtherism in Michelle Obama memoir

'She got paid a lot of money to write a book': Trump deflects questions on birtherism in Michelle Obama memoirIn her upcoming memoir, Michelle Obama writes that she will “never forgive” President Trump for pushing the so-called birther conspiracy that she believes put her family’s safety at risk.



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Enjoy Labor Day, If You're Lucky Enough To Get Paid Holidays

Enjoy Labor Day, If You're Lucky Enough To Get Paid HolidaysWorkers across the country will be kicking back, firing up the grill and



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Someone Just Paid $48.4 Million For This Ferrari 250 GTO

Someone Just Paid $  48.4 Million For This Ferrari 250 GTOUnsurprisingly, that makes this Phil Hill-driven example of a Ferrari great the most expensive car sold at auction. Again.



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Weinstein accuser Asia Argento paid teen who made sex assault claim: report

Weinstein accuser Asia Argento paid teen who made sex assault claim: reportItalian actress Asia Argento, who became a leading figure in the #MeToo movement after accusing powerhouse producer Harvey Weinstein of rape, paid hush money to a man who claimed she sexually assaulted him when he was 17, The New York Times reported Sunday. The $ 380,000 payment was made to Jimmy Bennett, an actor and rock musician, who claimed Argento assaulted him in a California hotel room in 2013, according to the Times, which cited documents sent to the paper by an unidentified party. Bennett was two months past his 17th birthday at the time of the alleged encounter, while Argento was 37.



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