Prosecutor: Avenatti stole millions from clients



A federal grand jury in Los Angeles indicted celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti on 36 counts, including embezzlement, wire fraud, tax evasion and bank fraud connected to his alleged theft of tens of millions of dollars. Beginning in 2015, Avenatti executed a scheme to defraud five clients, according to the indictment, one of whom was a paraplegic from whom Avenatti withheld a settlement payment of $4 million. The indictment also accuses Avenatti of having failed to file multiple individual income tax returns, saying the last such return he filed with the IRS was in 2010.

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Stephon Clark's brother: I don't want your 'I'm sorry'



Stevante Clark, the brother of the man who was fatally shot by Sacramento police while holding a cellphone, told CNN’s Alison Kosik that he does not need to hear “I’m sorry,” but needs prayers instead.

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Raskin reveals heartbreaking, personal story about Capitol riot



During former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) reflected on the loss of his son and how his family joined him at the Capitol on January 6 to be together during a time of grieving, not knowing they would all be put in danger by the mob riot and insurrection.

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Self-described 'straight guy from Oklahoma' tricks out truck for Pride



When Cody Barlow missed the Pride parade in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the closest celebration to his rural Oklahoma town — he found another way to be an LGBTQ ally. Using duct tape and mailbox letters, he decorated the tailgate of his 1991 Chevrolet Silverado with a rainbow pride flag and a message: “Not all country boys are bigots… Happy Pride Month.”

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Federal investigators are examining communications between US lawmakers and Capitol rioters



Federal investigators are examining records of communications between members of Congress and the pro-Trump mob that attacked the US Capitol, as the investigation moves closer to exploring whether lawmakers wittingly or unwittingly helped the insurrectionists, according to a US official briefed on the matter.

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