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Ex-NYPD cop shot romantic rival in jealous, drunken rage: suit

A former NYPD sergeant who shot a Brooklyn man in the face after a dispute over a woman — then tried to plant knives on his victim — drunkenly raged at him prior to firing, according to a lawsuit. Ex-cop Ritchard Blake, 40, who blasted Thavone Santana, 21, at close range following an early...

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Chance The Rapper Denounces Drummers Accused Of Rape, One Connected To R. Kelly A woman took to Twitter earlier this week to reveal she was allegedly raped by two friends of Chicago rapper Chance The Rapper on separate occasions. Now

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Alabama Woman Becomes First Known Transgender Person Killed This Year in U.S.

Dana Martin, a transgender woman from Hope Hull, Ala., was found shot to death in a vehicle in Montgomery.

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Trudeau Says Canada Is ‘Pleased’ to Give Asylum to Saudi Woman

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada said the country accepted a request from the United Nations to grant asylum to Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, who escaped from her family in Kuwait and said her life would be at risk if she were deported.

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'Good Place' Star Jameela Jamil Defends Calling Khloe Kardashian a 'Poor Woman' in a 'Prison of Self-Critique'

It all started when Khloe shared a message on her Instagram Story that read, "2 Things a Girl Wants: 1) Lose Weight. 2) Eat."

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DUI defendant’s breath test could’ve been thrown off by her coat chewing, lawyer says

BERWICK, Pa. >> An attorney for a Pennsylvania woman charged with drunken driving hinted his client’s coat-chewing could’ve thrown off the results of her breath test.

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The Groveland Four Are Pardoned, 70 Years After Jim Crow-Era Rape Case

Four black men were accused of raping a white woman in Florida in 1949. Two were killed. Two were imprisoned. On Friday, they were pardoned.

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Jury finds Texas couple guilty of enslaving woman for 16 years

A federal jury has found a suburban North Texas couple guilty of enslaving a Guinean woman for 16 years.

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Mississippi woman looking for cat finds 7-foot alligator in storm drain instead: ‘Name him Pennywise’

A woman in Pascagoula, Mississippi, hoping to locate her missing cat came across an estimated 7-foot gator lurking in a storm drain instead.

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A woman who was in an incapacitated state reportedly became pregnant and gave birth while she was a patient at Hacienda HealthCare in Phoenix.         

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911 audio shows shock and panic after comatose woman gave birth

PHOENIX >> Panicking staff members at a long-term care facility scrambled to save a baby born to an Arizona woman in a vegetative state amid their shock to learn she was pregnant, according to dramatic 911 audio released today.

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‘Bird Box’ challenge leads to blindfolded driver crashing car

It is easy to see that the highly dangerous Bird Box challenge isn’t the safest idea.  If you didn’t think so yet, learn from this one woman who did the challenge while driving which resulted in a crash. Read more: Netflix’s ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ sued for possible trademark...

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Once-Missing Wisconsin Teen Jayme Closs Is a 'Complete Badass,' Says Cousin: 'She Saved Herself'

Jayme Closs, who was found on Thursday nearly three months after being allegedly abducted by a 21-year-old man who police say fatally shot her parents, exemplifies absolute bravery and strength, a relative tells PEOPLE. “Jayme is a complete badass,” Jodie Arnold, who is first cousins with...

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Police: Fugitive in Vegas manicurist death found in Arizona

LAS VEGAS (AP) " A 21-year-old woman sought for almost two weeks by authorities in Las Vegas after allegedly skipping out on a $35 manicure and using a stolen car to run over and kill a manicurist has been arrested in Arizona, police said Friday.Krystal Whipple was taken into custody by a team of...

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‘Roma’ actresses drew on personal lives for inspiration

MEXICO CITY >> Playing Cleo in director Alfonso Cuaron’s Spanish-language film “Roma ” was for Yalitza Aparicio much more than putting herself in the shoes of another woman. For the lead actress of Mixtec origin praised for her moving portrayal of a domestic worker, it was personal: that was...

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Attorney: R. Kelly denies any sexual misconduct

R. Kelly's attorney says the R&B star never knowingly had sex with a minor, sexually abused any woman or held anyone against their will. (Jan. 11)         

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Attorney: R. Kelly denies any sexual misconduct

R. Kelly's attorney says the R&B star never knowingly had sex with a minor, sexually abused any woman or held anyone against their will. (Jan. 11)         

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Florida pardons 4 black men accused of 1949 rape

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) " After a dramatic, hourlong meeting that recalled events from nearly seven decades ago, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state's three-member Cabinet granted posthumous pardons Friday to four African-American men accused of raping a white woman in a 1949 case now seen as a...

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