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    A 33-year-old Florida man was indicted by a South Florida federal grand jury for attacking an Assistant United States Attorney and threatening to kill him, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Wednesday. The Assistant U.S. Attorney was prosecuting a separate case involving the attacker, Tavorris Wilkins of Florida, on Nov. 7, 2019. After the jury found him guilty, Wilkins allegedly threw a chair toward the Assistant U.S. Attorney as jury members filed out of the courtroom, a DOJ press release stated.  In the case from 2019, Tavorris was facing charges of possessing ammunition as a conviction felon, conspiring to distribute a controlled substance, and using a firearm during and in connection to a drug trafficking crime, according to a copy of court documents published on Casetext. (Photo by Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images) The chair allegedly missed the Assistant U.S. Attorney. Several U.S. Marshals tackled Wilkins and tried to restrain him after he...
    A Democratic New York assemblyman claims Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened his career after he criticized the governor's handling of the pandemic Ron Kim, the assemblyman, told CNN that he received a phone call from Cuomo week as Cuomo's team sought to keep under wraps the full extent of COVID-19 deaths linked to nursing homes, which has become a burgeoning controversy for the Democratic governor. "Gov. Cuomo called me directly on Thursday to threaten my career if I did not cover up for Melissa [DeRosa] and what she said. He tried to pressure me to issue a statement, and it was a very traumatizing experience," Kim said. Cuomo then said, “We're in this business together and we don't cross certain lines," according to Kim, who said the governor than warned that he had not yet experienced his "wrath," which could "destroy" him. "No man has ever spoken to me like...
    A New York assemblyman has claimed that he was threatened by Governor Andrew Cuomo and told 'I can destroy you' if he did not issue a positive statement regarding the nursing home cover-up scandal. Democratic Assemblyman Ron Kim claimed he received an angry phone call from Cuomo on Thursday after he was quoted in a New York Post article that revealed new details about how the governor's administration held back the true numbers on nursing home deaths from COVID-19. Kim alleges that Cuomo shouted at him for ten minutes and asked him 'are you an honorable man?' before the governor added that he 'hadn't seen his wrath and anger' before. Cuomo appeared to make good on his alleged threat on Wednesday as he criticized Kim during a press briefing and claimed that he and the assembly member had a 'long and hostile relationship'. Democratic Assemblyman Ron Kim (pictured) claims...
    NEW YORK CITY -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been pleading with lawmakers for support and even threatening political retribution against Democrats who have criticized him in an aggressive effort to contain political fallout from revelations that his administration had concealed the full extent of nursing home-related deaths during the Covid pandemic.Describing an alleged exchange with the governor that has not been previously reported, Democratic Assemblyman Ron Kim told CNN that he received a call on his cell phone from the governor last week as he was bathing his children at home."Gov. Cuomo called me directly on Thursday to threaten my career if I did not cover up for Melissa (DeRosa) and what she said. He tried to pressure me to issue a statement, and it was a very traumatizing experience," Kim said. Cuomo proceeded to tell the assemblyman that "we're in this business together and we don't cross...
    (CNN)New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been pleading with lawmakers for support and even threatening political retribution against Democrats who have criticized him in an aggressive effort to contain political fallout from revelations that his administration had concealed the full extent of nursing home-related deaths during the Covid pandemic. Describing an alleged exchange with the governor that has not been previously reported, Democratic Assemblyman Ron Kim told CNN that he received a call on his cell phone from the governor last week as he was bathing his children at home. "Gov. Cuomo called me directly on Thursday to threaten my career if I did not cover up for Melissa [DeRosa] and what she said. He tried to pressure me to issue a statement, and it was a very traumatizing experience," Kim said. Cuomo proceeded to tell the assemblyman that "we're in this business together and we don't cross certain lines...
    Donald Trump has resigned from the Screen Actors Guild ahead of a disciplinary meeting over his membership in the wake of the Capitol riot.  In a letter obtained by Fox News the former president writes 'who cares' at the union's threat to expel him before listing off his on screen credits including on Home Alone 2, Zoolander and on The Apprentice.  Trump, who holds a pension with the Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, wrote: 'I write to you today regarding the so-called Disciplinary Committee hearing aimed at revoking my union membership. Who cares!' The letter, addressed to SAG President Gabrielle Carteris, goes on: 'While I'm not familiar with your work, I'm very proud of my work on movies such as Home Alone 2, Zoolander and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps; and television shows including The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Saturday Night Live, and of course, one of...
    A Louisiana man accused of brutally stabbing and dismembering both his parents over the Thanksgiving weekend in Tennessee in 2016 attempted to dissolve the victim's bodies in chemicals and boiled his mother's severed head on the stovetop, according to graphic testimony presented on the first day of the son's murder trial.  Joel Guy Jr, 31, appeared in Knoxville court on Monday on first-degree murder charges in the November 2016 slayings of his 61-year-old father, Joel Michael Guy Sr, and his 55-year-old mother, Lisa Guy. Prosecutors told the jury panel on Monday that Guy Jr first knifed his father to death in the upstairs exercise room of his West Knox County house on November 26, 2016, then ambushed and stabbed his mother to death when she returned home from a shopping trip, reported WBIR.  Joel Guy Jr, 31, is on trial in Tennessee for the savage murders of his parents, Joel...
    COLUSA (CBS13) — A Colusa High School student exited his Zoom classroom early after a teacher threatened to reprimand him for displaying the Trump 2020 flag hanging on his bedroom wall. The Trump 2020 flag hung in Tiffany’s son’s bedroom. “Since school has begun, my son has had this Trump flag hanging in his background,” Tiffany, the student’s parent, said. Tiffany says her son’s high school chemistry teacher did not approve of the political statement and asked him in the middle of class to get rid of it. “You can sit up, remove the flag, or reposition your camera within the next 15 seconds or I’m kicking you out of class,” the teacher said during their virtual class. Tiffany says the teacher then began to count and did not make it to 10 before Tiffany’s son waved goodbye and exited the virtual classroom. Get our news app: Download the updated...
    Matthew David Hughes, 27, was arrested in April for breaking into Eminem's mansion A Ring doorbell camera on the doorstep of Eminem's Detroit mansion captures the moment when Matthew David Hughes, 27, can be seen pacing up and down outside the rapper's front door.  Moment's later, Hughes allegedly broke into to the multi-million dollar home and ended up in the superstar's bedroom, standing over his bed and threatening to kill him. Hughes appeared in Macomb County District Court on Wednesday, facing charges of first-degree home invasion and malicious destruction of property. In video footage that was shot in April but released by the court this week Hughes can be seen calmly walking up to the front door of the home before taking a closer peek at the doorcam.  It ended up giving police a clear view and a positive identification as to whom they were searching for after the...
    Lightning-sparked fires rage across Northern California as thousands ordered to evacuate Coronavirus updates: Big changes at NFL games; Florida passes 10,000 deaths; Pope warns against the rich getting vaccine first Trevor Bauer says MLB threatened to eject him from game over Free Joe Kelly cleats It didn’t take long for Cincinnati Red starter Trevor Bauer’s fashion statement to draw the ire of MLB, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. The always outspoken pitcher revealed on Wednesday that he planned to wear a pair of custom cleats for his start against the Kansas City Royals in Game 2 of a doubleheader. It was the artwork on those cleats with which MLB had a problem, and the league’s reported intervention led to Bauer taking the mound in different footwear. On one shoe were the words “Free Joe Kelly” in bold, red letters. On the other was an image of the now-infamous pouting...
    An attorney has claimed BLM protesters outside his St Louis mansion were armed and told him which rooms they would take over after he and his wife were killed. Mark McCloskey and his wife Patricia have been charged with aiming a gun at the protesters marching past their home in an upscale neighborhood. Mr McCloskey told Fox News: 'The media is reporting this as a peaceful protest and everybody keeps playing the same 32-second clip or little tiny bits of a 32-second clip of an event that went on for 12 or 15 minutes.'   He said in the interview that protestors told him 'what rooms of his house they were going to take over after they had killed them'.    Lawyers Mark and Patricia McCloskey were seen brandishing an AR-15 and a handgun at protesters marching past their mansion in an upscale St. Louis neighborhood on June 28.   Mr McCloskey added: 'Later...
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