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Missouri man pleads guilty to threatening to lynch two congressmen

A side-by-side image of Rep. Steve Cohen and Rep. Emanuel Cleaver. Left: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite; Right: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite File Kenneth Hubert pleaded guilty to two counts of threatening to lynch a Black representative and a Jewish representative. Hubert, from Missouri, faces a maximum penalty of six years in prison and a $250,000 fine per count. Hubert admitted to calling the offices of Reps. Emanuel Cleaver and Steve Cohen and threatening the lawmakers in conversations w...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Fbi, Missouri, Washington Dc, Tennessee, House, Donald Trump, US District Court, Cleaver, Hubert, Capitol, Cohen, Steve Cohen


Obituary: Dr. Gerald ‘Jerry’ Silver strived to protect quality of life in San Fernando Valley

Dr. Gerald “Jerry” Silver was a longtime community activist and a needle in the side of developers and politicians who wanted to put their mark on the San Fernando Valley with projects he felt were unsuitable. The father of three sons and one daughter leaves behind his second wife, Myrna (above), to whome he was married for four decades. Courtesy photo Dr. Gerald “Jerry” Silver was a longtime community activist and a needle in the side of developers and politicians who wanted to put their ma...
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Data suggests thousands of cases of New York police breaking department guidelines, but consequences are rare

A person stands between NYPD officers and protesters during a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Brooklyn in 2020. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images New York City police often face few consequences for violating use-of-force guidelines. An analysis of lawsuits and police oversight data shows the requency of these violations, from stop-and-frisk to chokeholds to strip searches. Ahead of New York's June 22 mayoral primary, crime reduction - rather than police reform - has large...
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Social Media Providers Aren’t Liable for Domestic Mass-Shooting–Retana v. Twitter

This is one of the dozen-plus lawsuits filed against social media providers for allegedly facilitating terrorist attacks. This particular lawsuit involved a mass-shooting of Dallas police officers in 2016. Despite the underlying tragedies, the lawsuits against social media providers have not made any progress in court. In the latest ruling, the Fifth Circuit easily rejects the case. The plaintiffs claim that the US-based shooter was radicalized by exposure to Hamas content on social media and en...
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‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ sheds 3 Housewives as one makes surprising return

There’s a big shakeup going on in Orange County. Kelly Dodd, Braunwyn Windham-Burke, and Elizabeth Lyn Vargas are out and Heather Dubrow will make her return to “The Real Housewives of Orange County” on Bravo for season 16. Dodd joined RHOC during season 11, Windham-Burke in season 14 and Vargas in season 15. Dodd took to Twitter earlier this week, posting: “The last five years have been an amazing experience. The next five years will be even better. I am so grateful for all the love and support...
Tags: TV, Instagram, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Bravo, People Magazine, Andy Cohen, Cohen, Vargas, Dodd, Terry Dubrow, Real Housewives of Orange County, Heather Dubrow, Dubrow, RHOC


Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg could be charged as soon as this summer, report says

Donald Trump, Allen Weisselberg, and Donald Trump, Jr. at Trump Tower in New York City. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images The investigation into the Trump Org CFO appears to be nearing its end, The New York Times reported. Allen Weisselberg could be charged as soon as this summer, sources told The Times. A grand jury has been hearing evidence and prosecutors have his personal tax records, the report said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Allen Weisselberg, the Trump Organiz...
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Rep. Steve Cohen says judging by Marjorie Taylor Greene's press conference she 'didn't learn a lot' about the Holocaust, after she apologized for previous remarks

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Republican of Georgia, speaks to reporters about her recent interaction with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democrat of New York, as she leaves the Capitol after the last vote of the week. (Photo by Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Rep. Steve Cohen, a Jewish Democrat from Tennessee, said he appreciated Rep. Greene's apology. At a press conference, Greene distanced herself from comparing mask mandates and vaccine cards to the Holocaust. Still, she s...
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Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg worried about prosecutors getting his financial documents in 2018, ex-daughter-in-law says

Trump Organization CFO's ex-daughter-in-law Jennifer Weisselberg carries boxes of documents and a laptop giving to prosecutors outside her apartment in Manhattan, New York on April 8, 2021. Jeenah Moon for The Washington Post via Getty Images Allen Weisselberg took steps to avoid showing pay stubs as federal prosecutors investigated Michael Cohen, his ex-daughter-in-law says. He struck an unusual rental agreement that's now leading to her eviction, Jennifer Weisselberg said. The Tr...
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Michael Cohen says DOJ acted like 'mafia' under the 'corrupt arm of the Trump administration' after the revelation it secretly obtained data from Democratic lawmakers

Michael Cohen pauses while speaking with members of the media after leaving the Manhattan district attorney’s office on March 19, 2021 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Michael Cohen told Insider the Justice Department was corrupted by former President Donald Trump. The ex-president's former personal attorney was reacting to news the department spied on lawmakers. The department had subpoenaed Apple for data on Reps. Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell, among others. See mor...
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‘Prices Are Ridiculous’: Shoppers Experience Sticker Shock At The Grocery Store

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Despite a soaring stock price, GameStop is still facing major issues - and the company's new leadership won't say how it plans to fix the ailing video game retailer

A man walks in front of a GameStop store in the Jackson Heights neighborhood of New York City in January, 2021. Nick Zieminski/Reuters GameStop's stock value remains absurdly high as retail investors hold their positions. That stock value is completely disconnected from the business of GameStop. The ailing game retailer is in the middle of a "transformation," but new leadership isn't talking plans. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Forget about the absurdly hi...
Tags: Amazon, Gaming, Video Games, Entertainment, New York City, Trends, Retail, SEC, Gamestop, Cohen, Sam Goody, Tower Records, Chewy, Ben Gilbert, Jackson Heights, Tech Insider


GameStop just named an Amazon alum as its new CEO, the latest in a string of executive appointments hailing from the e-commerce giant

Customers line up for the launch of "Grand Theft Auto 5" in 2013 at a GameStop. Reuters GameStop just hired a new CEO: Matt Furlong, a former senior leader at Amazon. GameStop has reshaped its executive suite around former Amazon leaders. The charge is being led by newly appointed GameStop board chairman and Chewy cofounder Ryan Cohen. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The world's biggest video game retailer just appointed a new chief executive officer: Former Ama...
Tags: Amazon, Gaming, New York, News, Video Games, Entertainment, Australia, Trends, Chief executive officer, Ceo, Reddit, Miami, Amazon Web Services, Coo, Gamestop, Cto


GameStop has had a wild ride in 2021, but the stock is still up 1,600% heading into its latest quarterly financial report

AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/Getty GameStop shares have sung wildly this year, but are still up more than 1,600% in 2021. The company is expected late Wednesday to report a narrower loss of $0.83 a share. Shareholders at the video-game retailer elected Ryan Cohen as chairman at their annual meeting. See more stories on Insider's business page. Investors committing money toward seeing GameStop shares advance have helped propel them up by more than 1,600% so far this year, keeping the rally g...
Tags: Trends, Markets, Bank Of America, Bloomberg, Stock Markets, Reddit, Gamestop, Cohen, FactSet, Carla Mozee, Ryan Cohen, Gamestop stock price, GME stock price, Meme stocks, MI Exclusive, Q1 Earnings


Stormy Daniels says she would 'love' to testify against Trump and is ready to tell Manhattan prosecutors 'everything I know'

Stormy Daniels. Associated Press/Marcus Schreiber Stormy Daniels told CNN she would "love" to testify against Trump in a NY state investigation. She added that she would tell prosecutors "everything I know" about Trump's $130,000 hush-money payment to her. Daniels said she's been in touch with investigators about "other issues" but not this investigation specifically. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. The adult film actress Stormy Daniels told CNN on Monday th...
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Melinda Gates' lawyer reveals what he advises billionaires and celebrities not to do when settling a divorce

Cohen sat down with Insider for an interview from his midtown Manhattan office on May 25, 2021. Adam Miller/Insider Melinda Gates' divorce lawyer told Insider the spouses of very wealthy people sometimes settle for much less than they deserve. Robert Stephan Cohen said he'd try to talk a client out of a deal where they're giving up too much. To resolve bitter financial disputes, he often proposes setting up trusts for a couple's children. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: New York, Marriage, News, America, Trends, Divorce, Bill Gates, Manhattan, Bill, Melinda Gates, Cohen, Melinda, Karp, Bryan Bedder Getty, Adam Miller, Michelle Mark


Chris Rock reveals a key piece of advice he got from his divorce attorney, who now represents Melinda Gates

Chris Rock spoke to Insider in an interview about his former divorce lawyer, who is now representing Melinda Gates. Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic Chris Rock opened up about his experience with famed divorce lawyer Robert Stephan Cohen. Cohen is currently representing Melinda Gates, who could land the largest-ever divorce settlement. Rock said Cohen once told him the bitterest divorce disputes only amount to a fraction of what's at stake. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Marriage, News, Microsoft, Entertainment, New York City, Trends, Divorce, Rock, Bill Gates, Uma Thurman, Manhattan, James Gandolfini, Donald Trump, Chris Rock, Melinda Gates, Michael Bloomberg


Melinda Gates' divorce lawyer told us how he handles bitter splits between billionaire clients

Cohen sat down with Insider for an interview from his midtown Manhattan office on May 25, 2021. Adam Miller/Insider Robert Stephan Cohen has made a name for himself representing celebrities and billionaires. Now the lawyer is representing Melinda Gates, whose split from Bill Gates will likely be one of history's largest divorce settlements. Cohen told Insider about the complexities of celebrity divorces and how America's elite divide their astronomical wealth. See more stories on ...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, News, Microsoft, La, New York City, America, Trends, Wealth, Divorce, Rock, Getty Images, United States, Billionaires, Bill Gates, Uma Thurman


The former judge who served as special master in the Michael Cohen case will reprise that role in the Rudy Giuliani investigation

Former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Thursday Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington. Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photos The former judge Barbara Jones will be appointed special master in Rudy Giuliani's case. Jones previously served in the same role in the government's case against Michael Cohen. She currently works at Bracewell LLP, a firm Giuliani used to work at. Sign up for...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Washington, New York City, US, Trends, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Rudy Giuliani, Jones, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Jacquelyn Martin


Prosecutors request that the former judge who served as special master in the Michael Cohen case reprise that role in the Rudy Giuliani investigation

Former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Thursday Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington. Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photos Prosecutors requested that the former federal judge Barbara Jones serve as special master in Rudy Giuliani's case. Jones previously served in the same role in the government's case against Michael Cohen. She currently works at Bracewell LLP, a firm Giuliani us...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Washington, New York City, US, Trends, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Rudy Giuliani, Jones, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Jacquelyn Martin


10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Johannes Eisele/Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get the day's top stock and crypto news in your inbox every morning.Sign up for Insider Investing for your weekly markets analysis.Mark your calendar: Join us Tuesday, June 8 at 12 p.m. ET for "The Future of Finance: Disrupting the Ordinary," a free virtual event presented by Grayscale that breaks down the digital transformation in banking, cryptocurrency and investing. Register here.Here's w...
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Hedge funds' crypto believers - Burnt-out women dealmakers - Rockefeller staffs up for M&A

David Ryder/Stringer Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today:Here is where the biggest hedge funds - from Point72 to Millennium - stand on crypto investing. Women dealmakers faced the brunt of burnout from the pandemic. Carlyle's Ashley Evans detailed how firms can fix that. Sales professionals at asset manager are mostly white males, but one recruiter has a tool to change that. If you're not yet a subscrib...
Tags: Trends, Silicon Valley, Howard Stern, Jason Calacanis, Rockefeller, Reuters, Cohen, Carlyle, Ken Griffin, Rick Wilking, Greg Fleming, MDC Partners, Dalio, Calacanis, Jason Karp, Samantha Lee


Here's how the top hedge funds feel about crypto

David Ryder/Stringer Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today:Here is where the biggest hedge funds - from Point72 to Millennium - stand on crypto investing. Women dealmakers faced the brunt of burnout from the pandemic. Carlyle's Ashley Evans detailed how firms can fix that. Sales professionals at asset manager are mostly white males, but one recruiter has a tool to change that. If you're not yet a subscrib...
Tags: Trends, Silicon Valley, Howard Stern, Jason Calacanis, Rockefeller, Reuters, Cohen, Carlyle, Ken Griffin, Rick Wilking, Greg Fleming, MDC Partners, Dalio, Calacanis, Jason Karp, Samantha Lee


Andy Cohen’s ‘Watch What Happens Live’ In-Studio Audiences to Return June 13 (EXCLUSIVE)

Andy Cohen’s late-night Bravo talk show, “Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen,” will again welcome audiences into the show’s studio for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020. A solo Cohen returned to his Manhattan studio, called “the clubhouse,” last fall, but his guests and the show’s audience have remained […]
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YouTube Says It Paid Out $4 Billion to Music Industry Over Past 12 Months

YouTube paid out more than $4 billion in royalties to artists, songwriters, and rights-holders, according to a new blog post from the streaming giant’s global head of music Lyor Cohen. While the post was short on detail, Cohen did say that “YouTube has paid over $4 billion to the music industry in the last 12 months […]
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Word of the week: Sheisty

English has many well-known colloquial synonyms for “untrustworthy”: fishy*, sketchy, shifty, shady, dodgy, dicey. (My thanks to Ben Yagoda for illuminating the last two.) But it wasn’t until recently that I learned about their close cousin sheisty, which isn’t a new word, just new to me. Blame my limited exposure to rap music, sheisty’s source. Or at least its proximate source. Sheisty is African American slang with roots in rap and hip-hop. Its earliest documented appearance, according ...
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Cohen and Kilar of Marcus & Millichap handle $8.9 million sale of Speedway

Salem, NH Marcus & Millichap, a leading commercial real estate brokerage firm specializing in investment sales, financing, ...
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New York prosecutors are treating the Trump Organization like it's the mob

Donald Trump poses for photographs in his Trump Tower office on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, in New York. Diane Bondareff/Invision/AP NY prosecutors examining the Trump Organization seem to be treating it like it's run by mobsters. Similar to mob organizations, the Trump Org is run by family members who prosecutors want to "flip." Prosecutors may seek racketeering charges, used in both organized crime and business contexts. See more stories on Insider's business page. When Donald Trum...
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Fake property evaluations and pressuring officials to 'find' votes: All the evidence piling up in the criminal probes of Trump

Donald Trump in September. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Investigations into Donald Trump's finances and conduct in office may soon result in criminal charges. New York prosecutors are investigating his taxes, and Georgia prosecutors his election influence. Trump also faces legal risks from the January 6 Capitol riot and Rudy Giuliani's Ukraine meddling. See more stories on Insider's business page. Criminal probes into former President Donald Trump are heating up. The signs are eve...
Tags: Politics, New York, Crime, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Fbi


GameStop is building an NFT platform as part of an ambitious plan to transform itself into the Amazon of gaming

Aimee Dilger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images GameStop is hiring a team to build out its own NFT platform, according to its new website. It isn't clear yet what the scope of the company's project will be. GameStop said it's recruiting "engineers, designers, gamers, marketers, and community leaders." Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. GameStop launched a new website this week that revealed it's hiring a team to build a non-fung...
Tags: Amazon, Gaming, Trends, Tech, Markets, Power, Harvard, Warren Buffett, Goldman Sachs, Cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, Amazon Web Services, Gamestop, Cohen, NFT, Thomas Russo


Trump calls New York criminal probe a 'witch hunt' and claims a poll shows he is the frontrunner in 2024

Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images The Manhattan District Attorney convened a grand jury on the Trump Organization probe. Trump called the investigation a "continuation of the greatest Witch Hunt." Last week, The New York attorney general's office said the investigation will now also be criminal. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Pr...
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