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Suspect Arrested In Netherlands Tram Shooting

Officials said that hours after the shooting on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday, which killed three people, a suspect was arrested. Police have identified the man as Gökmen Tanis, 37, who was born in Turkey. Justice Minister Ferdinand Grapperhaus said authorities were able to identify the suspect from surveillance footage and the getaway car they believed he used to flee the scene. Grapperhaus also said Tanis has a criminal record.. ...Read Full Story

Man Arrested In Death Of Reputed Gambino Crime Family Boss Frank Cali

 24-year-old man was arrested in the shooting death this week of reputed crime boss Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali and will face murder charges in New York, police said Saturday.” data-reactid=”10″ type=”text”>Police said this weekend that 24-year-old Anthony Comello was arrested in the shooting death this week of reputed crime boss Francesco “Franky Boy” Cali and will face murder charges in New York. Officials said he was in custody in New Jersey pending extradition to Staten Island.. ...Read Full Story

Senate Votes To Block President Trump’s National Emergency At Border

On Thursday, the Senate voted to block President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency intended to allow funding of a border wall. A dozen GOP senators went against the White House, with Trump saying he would veto the measure. The final margin was 59-41. Republican senators voting for the resolution and against Trump were Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Roy Blunt of Missouri, Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, Kentucky’s Rand Paul, Rob Portman of Ohio, Marco Rubio of Florida, Jerry Moran of Kansas, Roger Wicker of Mississippi, and Mitt Romney and Mike Lee of Utah.. ...Read Full Story

Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Sentenced To 7.5 Years In Prison For Conspiracy And Fraud

On Wednesday, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced to a total of seven and a half years in prison, after a federal judge rejected his appeal for no additional time. Within minutes of the sentencing, prosecutors in New York brought state charges against Manafort — a move that appeared to guard against the possibility that President Trump could pardon him. The president can pardon federal crimes, but not state offenses.. ...Read Full Story

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli Accused Of Running Company From Prison

Martin Shkreli, 35, is being investigated by federal authorities for allegedly running his pharmaceutical business from behind bars. Nicknamed “Pharma Bro” for his behavior, the newest allegations stem from a Wall Street Journal report has suggesting Shkreli was using a contraband cellphone to secretly lead his company from within the thick walls of the Federal Correction Institution in Fort Dix, New Jersey.. ...Read Full Story

Ex-Trump Attorney Michael Cohen Sues Trump Organization Over Unpaid Legal Bills

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, filed a lawsuit Thursday in New York City over unpaid legal bills. In a civil complaint filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, Cohen accused the Trump Organization of breaking a promise made in July 2017 to pay his legal bills while he was still employed by Trump. Cohen claims he’s owed $1.9 million to cover attorneys’ fees and other related costs.. ...Read Full Story