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Wine distributor gets 2 years in prison for fraud scheme involving 'Shark Tank' product

A former wine and liquor distributor was sentenced to 24 months in prison on Friday for using the show "Shark Tank" as part of a scheme to defraud investors, according to federal prosecutors with the Eastern District of New York. → Read More

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Members of Orthodox Jewish community protest for a second night in Brooklyn over new Covid-19 restrictions

Members of New York City's Orthodox Jewish community protested for a second night in Borough Park, Brooklyn, on Wednesday in response to strict new coronavirus-related restrictions. → Read More

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New York sees startling uptick in Covid-19 cases in Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods

New York neighborhoods with large Orthodox Jewish communities have seen startling rises in Covid-19 cases and test positivity rate in recent weeks, alarming officials concerned about a new outbreak. → Read More

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Napa County brush fire rapidly grows to at least 1,200 acres, forcing hospital to evacuate

A fire that began overnight in Napa County, California, has rapidly burned 1,200 acres, forcing a local hospital to evacuate on Sunday while authorities placed 5,000 people under evacuation notices. → Read More

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California requires correctional facilities to house transgender inmates based on gender identity

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law on Saturday a package of measures intended to strengthen protections for LGBTQ people, including one that requires the state's correctional system to house transgender, gender-nonconforming and intersex people by their gender identity. → Read More

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New York City schools' remote opening is off to a bumpy, stressful start

New York City schools opened Monday with in-person classes for some students but remote learning for most -- and the first few days have been a bumpy ride for all. → Read More

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Fauci cautions that a Covid-19 vaccine won't eliminate the need for masks and public health measures

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday that even an effective Covid-19 vaccine won't replace the need for other public health measures, such as wearing a mask, social distancing and washing hands. → Read More

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A timeline of Breonna Taylor's case since police broke down her door and shot her

More than six months ago, Louisville, Kentucky police broke open Breonna Taylor's front door and then fatally shot the 26-year-old EMT in her home. Here's what's happened since. → Read More

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Louisville police officer defends his role in Breonna Taylor case in mass email to department

One of the Louisville Metro Police officers who fired into Breonna Taylor's home the night she was killed sent a mass email to the department early Tuesday defending his actions and slamming the city's leadership, his attorney confirmed to CNN. → Read More

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Louisville restricts access to downtown ahead of expected Breonna Taylor decision

Authorities in Louisville, Kentucky, are restricting access to its downtown area and setting up vehicle barricades ahead of a grand jury's coming decision in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor. → Read More

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Louisville has settled Breonna Taylor's wrongful death lawsuit

The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old EMT killed by police six months ago. A source told CNN Tuesday the agreement was a multimillion dollar settlement. → Read More

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Louisville has settled Breonna Taylor's wrongful death lawsuit

The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Breonna Taylor, the 26-year-old EMT killed by police six months ago. A source told CNN Tuesday the agreement was a multimillion dollar settlement. → Read More

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Driver shoots New Mexico State Police officer during highway traffic stop, police say

A 28-year-old driver allegedly shot a New Mexico State Police officer during a traffic stop on Interstate 40 in Cibola County, New Mexico on Saturday morning, according to a statement from police. → Read More

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Three major decisions are upcoming in police violence cases in Louisville, Kenosha and Rochester

In Kentucky, Wisconsin and New York, investigators are expected to soon make decisions on whether to bring charges in three separate incidents of police violence. → Read More

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Labor Day weekend saw protests across the country as summer nears its end

George Floyd died while in police custody on Memorial Day. This Labor Day weekend, as the summer fades nearly 100 days later, his death and the experiences of other Black people during interactions with police continue to spur protests across the US. → Read More

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Rochester mayor and police chief say they won't resign amid Daniel Prude protests

The mayor and police chief of Rochester, New York, put up a united front on Sunday, saying they have no intention of resigning amid protests over the death of Daniel Prude in police custody. → Read More

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Portland Police arrest over 50 people on 100th consecutive night of demonstrations

Portland Police arrested over 50 people during fiery demonstrations on Saturday night, the 100th night of protests in the city since the death of George Floyd in late May. → Read More

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Prison inmates are twice as likely to die of Covid-19 than those on the outside, new report finds

The Covid-19 infection and mortality rates are significantly higher in prisons than in the general population, though the severity differs widely among states, a new study found. → Read More

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MLB postpones Astros-Athletics game due to positive Covid-19 test

Major League Baseball postponed Sunday's scheduled game between the Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros "out of an abundance of caution" following a positive Covid-19 test in the Athletics' organization. → Read More

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Jacob Blake is handcuffed to his hospital bed, family says

Jacob Blake, who remains hospitalized after sustaining multiple injuries, is now handcuffed to his bed, his family said. → Read More