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NY man charged with assaulting agent at Buffalo FBI office

A 27-year-old man has been charged with assaulting an FBI agent after he was denied entry to the bureau’s Buffalo office, federal authorities announced. Tyler Collins, of Buffalo, was indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of assaulting ...

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NY woman pleads guilty in ex-con’s plot against college women

A New York woman on Wednesday admitted to laundering money made from an ex-convict’s plot to extort and force into labor or prostitution some women he met at his daughter’s on-campus housing at Sarah Lawrence College. Isabella Pollok, 31 — ...

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Lawyer’s mission: Translate her state’s bewildering abortion ban

Chloe Akers considers herself a grizzled criminal defense attorney. Until a few months ago, she didn’t spend much time thinking about abortion — for all her 39 years, abortion was not a crime, so she’d never imagined having to defend ...

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Internet service providers drop challenge of privacy law

One of the strictest internet privacy laws in the United States has withstood a legal challenge, as a group of telecommunication providers has dropped its bid to overturn the Maine standard. Maine created one of the toughest rules in the ...

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