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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti speaks to the media outside the Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Division after being released from police custody following his arrest on a felony domestic violence charge in Los Angeles. Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to charge attorney Avenatti with a felony for allegedly abusing his girlfriend. The Los Angeles district attorney's office said Wednesday, Nov. 21, it referred the case to city prosecutors to consider misdemeanor charges. Avenatti was arrested on a felony domestic violence charge last week after his girlfriend told police he roughed her up at his apartment. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker, File)
November 21, 2018 - 6:03 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles district attorney declined to prosecute attorney Michael Avenatti on felony domestic abuse charges on Wednesday and referred allegations that he roughed up his girlfriend to the city attorney for a possible misdemeanor case. Avenatti, 47, was arrested on suspicion...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti speaks to the media outside the Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Division after being released from police custody following his arrest on a felony domestic violence charge in Los Angeles. Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to charge attorney Avenatti with a felony for allegedly abusing his girlfriend. The Los Angeles district attorney's office said Wednesday, Nov. 21, it referred the case to city prosecutors to consider misdemeanor charges. Avenatti was arrested on a felony domestic violence charge last week after his girlfriend told police he roughed her up at his apartment. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker, File)
November 21, 2018 - 5:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles district attorney declined to prosecute attorney Michael Avenatti on felony domestic abuse charges on Wednesday and referred allegations that he roughed up his girlfriend to the city attorney for a possible misdemeanor case. Avenatti, 47, was arrested on suspicion...
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November 21, 2018 - 5:06 pm
TORONTO (AP) — One person has life-threatening injuries after a stabbing at a Pusha T concert in Toronto. Toronto Police Constable David Hopkinson said Wednesday three others were treated at a hospital for minor injuries at the Danforth Music Hall late Tuesday. Hopkinson said the patient who was...
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November 21, 2018 - 4:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors have declined to charge attorney Michael Avenatti with a felony after his girlfriend alleged abuse. The Los Angeles district attorney's office said Wednesday it referred the case to city prosecutors to consider misdemeanor charges. Avenatti was arrested on...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2018 file photo, former first lady Michelle Obama speaks to the crowd as she presents her anticipated memoir "Becoming" during her book tour stop in Washington. Crown Publishing tells The Associated Press on Wednesday that the former first lady's memoir has sold more than 1.4 million copies in all formats in the U.S. and Canada in the seven days since it was released Nov. 13. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 21, 2018 - 3:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michelle Obama's "Becoming" has become a massive hit. Crown Publishing told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the former first lady's memoir has sold more than 1.4 million copies in print and digital formats in the U.S. and Canada in the seven days since it was released Nov. 13...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2017 file photo, Dr. John performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. The New Orleans-born musician celebrated his 77th birthday last Nov. 21 in the French Quarter. But he was apparently a year early. Publicist Karen Beninato said she looked into it after talking to friends and relatives of the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
November 21, 2018 - 1:44 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Turns out it really was the "Right Place, Wrong Time" for Dr. John. The New Orleans-born musician, whose discography includes that 1973 hit, celebrated his 78th birthday Wednesday. But he was apparently a year early. Publicist Karen Beninato said she looked into it after talking...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2017 file photo, Dr. John performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. The New Orleans-born musician celebrated his 77th birthday last Nov. 21 in the French Quarter. But he was apparently a year early. Publicist Karen Beninato said she looked into it after talking to friends and relatives of the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
November 21, 2018 - 1:40 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Turns out it really was the "Right Place, Wrong Time" for Dr. John. The New Orleans-born musician, whose discography includes that 1973 hit, celebrated his 78th birthday Wednesday. But he was apparently a year early. Publicist Karen Beninato said she looked into it after talking...
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FILE - This April 18, 2011, file photo shows author Ron Chernow at his home in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The White House Correspondents’ Association has announced that author Ron Chernow will speak at its annual dinner in April. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, File)
November 21, 2018 - 1:34 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — President Donald Trump said he may attend next year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner now that organizers have scrapped the usual format featuring a comedian. But he may not be thrilled with the replacement. The correspondents' association announced...
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November 21, 2018 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bundle up, SpongeBob. The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place in frigid cold and strong winds that could potentially ground the giant character balloons, which have blown off course in past parades and caused injuries. The New York City Police Department will be...
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This April 3, 2018 still image from a surveillance video, provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York, was released by federal prosecutors to document alleged involvement by rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine in several violent incidents and to support their request to a judge that the rapper be denied bail. Authorities say this frame shows 6ix9nine — whose legal name is Daniel Hernandez — carrying a firearm into a building near Times Square where Hernandez and others participated in a gunpoint robbery of a rival. (U.S. Attorney's Office via AP)
November 21, 2018 - 12:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The defense attorney for Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine says his client is "completely innocent" of federal racketeering and firearms charges. The rapper, whose legal name is Daniel Hernandez, is among five people indicted this week on charges that he directed or participated in...
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