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Avenatti says he has new video evidence against R. Kelly

Avenatti says he has new video evidence against R. Kelly

CHICAGO — Attorney Michael Avenatti said Thursday he has given Chicago prosecutors new video evidence of R&B star R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl.

Boren's attorney describes university probe as 'persecution'

OKLAHOMA CITY — An attorney for former University of Oklahoma President David Boren said Thursday Boren denies any inappropriate behaviour during his more than 20 years at OU and described a university probe as a "character assassination.
Prada announces diversity council after blackface outrage

Prada announces diversity council after blackface outrage

MILAN — Italian brand Prada said it is forming a diversity council to "elevate voices of colour within the company and fashion industry at large," a move that follows accusations of racism in the luxury fashion world.

Plaque that calls Native Americans 'savage enemies' removed

YARMOUTH, Maine — A Maine town has removed a 90-year-old cemetery plaque that referred to Native Americans as "savage enemies.
Trump-dominated board to close coal plant, despite his plea

Trump-dominated board to close coal plant, despite his plea

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A federal utility board voted Thursday to close a coal-fired power plant in Kentucky, rejecting pleas from President Donald Trump and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and handing the coal industry a defeat in its backyard.
Prominent art dealer sentenced to prison for tax fraud

Prominent art dealer sentenced to prison for tax fraud

NEW YORK — A prominent New York City art dealer once accused by Alec Baldwin of fraud was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Thursday for evading over $3 million in federal taxes, a crime that left her rejected in some art circles and saying she feel
After shooting: 'You can't really trust other students'

After shooting: 'You can't really trust other students'

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. — Some students have difficulty trusting classmates outside their circle. Parents say interactions with school staff are more impersonal. Teachers worry that added security detracts from learning.
Spielberg, Gaga, sign get-well card for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Spielberg, Gaga, sign get-well card for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

LOS ANGELES — Steven Spielberg, Lady Gaga, Spike Lee and Glenn Close have a message for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Get well soon.
In El Chapo's state, people see little change with verdict

In El Chapo's state, people see little change with verdict

CULIACAN, Mexico — U.S.
UK's May suffers embarrassing defeat on Brexit strategy

UK's May suffers embarrassing defeat on Brexit strategy

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered an embarrassing defeat by lawmakers Thursday in a vote that left her bid to secure a European Union divorce deal stuck between an intransigent EU and a resistant U.K.