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NEW YORK (AP) — A man said by federal prosecutors to have been a top leader of New York's notorious Gambino crime family was shot and killed Wednesday on Staten Island.

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DeMarcus Cousins reminds us of his potential in vintage performance vs. Rockets

The Golden State big man has been criticized in recent weeks, but he led the Warriors to an important victory over Houston.

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Former NFL star WR Chad Johnson signs contract with semi-professional soccer club

The man formerly known as "Chad Ochocinco" has signed a contract with semi-professional soccer club Boca Raton FC.         

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Police fatally shoot man while searching for kidnapping suspect near state Capitol

The shooting occurred Wednesday morning near 19th Avenue and Monroe Street in Phoenix, about two blocks from the state Capitol.         

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Police fatally shoot man while searching for kidnapping suspect near state Capitol

The shooting occurred Wednesday morning near 19th Avenue and Monroe Street in Phoenix, about two blocks from the state Capitol.         

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Francesco Cali, a man with reported mob ties, shot and killed in New York City

Police say 53-year-old Francesco Cali was found with multiple gunshot wounds to his body at his home in the Todt Hill section of Staten Island.         

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Who is he? What's he trying to say? And why is he suddenly popping up at high-profile media circuses all over Washington?

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Man arrested for allegedly throwing away 8 puppies in garbage bag

A Wisconsin man was arrested for allegedly throwing away eight puppies in a garbage bag. Robert Wild, 56, was taken into custody after the Marshfield Police Department found the newborn pups in a trashcan on Feb. 28, the department wrote in a Facebook post on Tuesday. Authorities received a call...

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Empire midseason premiere recap: Show returns for first time since Jussie Smollett scandal

The Lyons are finally back. Empire has been in the news for all the wrong reasons over the last six weeks as the Jussie Smollett controversy has continued to evolve with each twist and turn. But now, more than three months after the midseason finale, the hit Fox series returns for the final nine...

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Man charged in connection with home invasion, McHenry man's murder testifies at alleged shooter's trial

Accused murderer Adam Morris sat quietly Wednesday morning as a woman recounted the day two armed men entered her home, shot her husband and demanded cash from her home office. By the day's end, jurors also heard from another man charged in connection with the home invasion. Wonder Lake man Jared...

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Cops: Reputed Gambino crime family boss shot dead

A Staten Island man considered a leader of the Gambino crime family was shot and killed after stepping outside his home Wednesday night, police said, in what they believe could be a gangland hit.

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Ailing man who got his wish for a call from Trump dies at 44

WEST HAVEN, Conn. — An ailing Connecticut man who had a bucket-list wish fulfilled when he received a call of encouragement from President Donald Trump died Wednesday, his sister said. Jay Barrett was 44. Barrett had been terminally ill with cystic fibrosis and was receiving palliative care at the...

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A New York man was convicted on Wednesday in the 2009 murder of his wealthy, estranged wife just before she was reportedly going to cut him out of her will.

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Newsom's death penalty view shaped by father's advocacy

California Gov. Gavin Newsom was about 10 years old when he met a man wrongfully convicted of murder, an encounter that educated him about injustice and laid the groundwork for his decision to place a moratorium on executions this week.

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