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WASHINGTON | Lawyer: Harvey Weinstein targeted by federal prosecutors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer said in a court filing that federal prosecutors in New York have launched a criminal investigation into the film producer, in addition to a previously disclosed probe by the Manhattan District Attorney. Attorney Benjamin Brafman said in a declaration filed on May 3 in the Weinstein Co.’s bankruptcy proceedings … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Lawyer: Harvey Weinstein targeted by federal prosecutors

New York News: New York A.G. Underwood Announces Lawsuit Against Capital Region Wedding Photographer For Failing To Deliver Photos, Refund Deposits

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY — New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood today announced a lawsuit filed in Albany County Supreme Court against wedding photographer Scott Kretschmann, owner of Kretschmann Studio, for allegedly failing to deliver wedding photographs and/or albums to at least sixteen couples, and for failing to refund substantial deposits paid by five couples … Continue reading New York News: New York A.G. Underwood Announces Lawsuit Against Capital Region Wedding Photographer For Failing To Deliver Photos, Refund Deposits

Governor Cuomo Issues First Group of Conditional Pardons Restoring the Right to Vote to New Yorkers on Parole

More Than 24,000 Individuals Included in First Group of Conditional Pardons Restores the Right to Vote for Individuals Released from Prison and Living Successfully Under Community Supervision Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that he has issued the first set of conditional pardons restoring the right to vote to 24,086 people under community supervision in … Continue reading Governor Cuomo Issues First Group of Conditional Pardons Restoring the Right to Vote to New Yorkers on Parole

NEW YORK | Rangers hire Boston University’s David Quinn as coach

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers hired Boston University’s David Quinn as their new head coach Wednesday, the second college coach hired by an NHL team this month and third in the past four years. Quinn replaces Alain Vigneault, who was fired hours after the Rangers missed the playoffs for the first time … Continue reading NEW YORK | Rangers hire Boston University’s David Quinn as coach

NEW YORK | Judge: President can’t block critics on Twitter

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump violates the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter for political speech, a judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald in Manhattan stopped short in her written decision of ordering Trump or a subordinate to stop the practice of blocking critics from viewing … Continue reading NEW YORK | Judge: President can’t block critics on Twitter

NEW YORK | Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in US

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says it’s adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year’s midterm elections. Twitter says the move is to provide users with “authentic information” and prevent spoofed and fake accounts from fooling users. The labels will include what office a person is running for and … Continue reading NEW YORK | Twitter to add special labels to political candidates in US