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Dems prep ‘incitement of insurrection’ charge against Trump

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., talks to reporters just outside the House chamber after a resolution calling for the removal of President Donald Trump from office was blocked by Republicans, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is urging congressional action to rein in President Donald Trump for inciting last week's deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

WASHINGTON — Impeachment pressure mounting, the House worked swiftly Monday to try to oust President Donald Trump from office, pushing the vice president and Cabinet to act first in an extraordinary effort to remove Trump in the final days of ...

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New law cracks down on shell companies to combat corruption

MIAMI — For years as a federal prosecutor in New York, Daniel R. Alonso led teams that had to search through a maze of anonymously owned corporate entities to expose criminal activity. “It required all kinds of shoe-leather investigating to ...

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Woman set to die for killing woman, cutting baby from womb

MISSION, Kan. — Becky Harper sobbed as she spoke to a Missouri dispatcher after stumbling across her expectant daughter in a pool of blood, her womb slashed open and the child she had been carrying missing. “It’s like she exploded ...

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Bar association seeks Giuliani ban over ‘combat’ remarks

Rudolph Giuliani, former mayor of New York, in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York on Jan. 12, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by John Taggart.

NEW YORK — Rudy Giuliani is facing possible expulsion from the New York State Bar Association over incendiary remarks he made to President Donald Trump’s supporters last week before they violently stormed the U.S. Capitol. The organization said Monday that ...

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Data snags cause Trump to miss giving Congress census data

FILE - This March 23, 2018, file photo shows an envelope containing a 2018 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident as part of the nation's only test run of the 2020 Census.  The Supreme Court will decide whether the 2020 census can include a question about citizenship that could affect the allocation of seats in the House of Representatives and the distribution of billions of dollars in federal money.(AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith, File)

The Trump administration has missed a deadline for giving Congress numbers used for dividing up congressional seats among the states, as the U.S. Census Bureau works toward fixing data irregularities found during the numbers-crunching phase of the 2020 census. President ...

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Judges now must explain recusals


Two hot-potato lawsuits have prompted a new state law that requires judges who recuse themselves from a case to explain why, unless the explanation would be embarrassing to them or their family members. After almost eight years and five state ...

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Woman who accused Black teen of stealing phone is arrested

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who falsely accused a Black teenager of stealing her phone and then tackled him at a New York City hotel was arrested in her home state of California. Miya Ponsetto, 22, was jailed Thursday ...

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Top federal prosecutor in Michigan seeks tips on Capitol mob

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A top federal prosecutor in Michigan on Thursday urged people to give tips to the FBI if they are aware of people who joined a violent mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to ...

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Capitol siege raises security concerns for Biden inaugural

Workers install no-scale fencing around the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration was already going to be scaled back, but after a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol, ransacking the building and triggering chaos that stretched all the way to the Senate floor, questions began to arise about whether having a presidential ceremony on the steps of the same building could also pose serous security risk. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is intensifying scrutiny over security at the upcoming inauguration ceremony for President-elect Joe Biden, which already has been reshaped by the pandemic and President Donald Trump’s decision not to attend. ...

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Police officer’s death intensifies Capitol siege questions

This undated image provided by the United States Capitol Police shows U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, of injuries sustained during the riot at the Capitol. A native of South River, N.J., Sicknick served in the New Jersey Air National Guard and went on to a law enforcement career, which his family said was his lifelong dream. He joined the Capitol Police in 2008.  (United States Capitol Police via AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A police officer has died from injuries suffered as President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the Capitol, a violent siege that is forcing hard questions about the defeated president’s remaining days in office and the ability of the ...

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Lawsuit claims illegal entry


A Rochester man has filed a federal lawsuit claiming city police illegally entered his apartment and retaliated after an internal police investigation concluded the police actions were improper. Lawyers for Edward Goolsby Jr. filed the complaint Monday in U.S. District ...

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Westport Crossing development on hold again after court ruling

The Westport Crossing development in the village of Pittsford has again hit a roadblock after recent rulings by a state Supreme Court justice. (Provided rendering)

The future of the proposed Westport Crossing Residential Community — a project nearly 14 years in the making — is once again in limbo. Outgoing state Supreme Court Justice John Ark ruled late last month that two village of Pittsford ...

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