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Attorney Michael Avenatti leaves Federal Court after his initial appearance in an extortion case Monday, March 25, 2019, in New York. Avenatti was arrested Monday on charges that included trying to shake down Nike for as much as $25 million by threatening the company with bad publicity. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).
True to form, Avenatti attacks Nike a day after arrestMichael Avenatti has come out swinging against Nike, accusing the company of "rampant" corruption mere hours after he was released from U.S. custody
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EDITORS AND LIBRARIANS, KILL FROM YOUR SYSTEMS AND ARCHIVES PHOTO NYWHI501, SLUGGED MEASLES-NEW YORK, THAT WAS TRANSMITTED TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 2019, AS THE PHOTO CARRIES TARGETED RESTRICTIONS AGAINST PUBLICATION IN THE GREATER NEW YORK AREA, TV, MAGAZINE AND ONLINE USE, AS WELL AS SALES POINTS - Rockland County Executive Ed Day speaks to the media Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at his New City, N.Y., office. Day announced a state of emergency that bars minors who were not vaccinated against measles from public spaces in Rockland County. The measles outbreak has infected more than 150 people since the fall of 2018 and Day said he was taking the action in hopes of reversing a recent uptick in cases. (Peter Carr/The Journal News via AP)
County bans unvaccinated minors in public as measles spreadsA county in New York City's northern suburbs is banning unvaccinated minors from public places to fight a measles outbreak that has infected more than 150 people since last fall.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Steve Jobs Theater during an event to announce new products Monday, March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Clarification: Apple-Streaming TV storyClarification: Apple-Streaming TV story
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Actor Jussie Smollett talks to the media before leaving Cook County Court after his charges were dropped Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
Prosecutors dismiss charges against Smollett, draw backlashProsecutors dropped all charges against Jussie Smollett after the "Empire" actor accused of faking a racist, anti-gay attack on himself agreed to do volunteer service and forfeit his $10,000 in bail
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Man convicted in Charlottesville attack plans to change pleaA man convicted in a deadly car attack on a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally is expected to change his plea to federal hate crime charges
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FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, voters cast their ballots in Illinois primary elections at the city's new early voting super site in downtown Chicago. With the presidential primaries less than a year away, security experts and elected officials have expressed concern about whether the state and federal governments have done enough since 2016 to fend off another attack by Russia or other foreign actors. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
'Russian playbook' remains after Mueller report wraps upWith the end of the special counsel's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 race for the White House, election security experts are wondering whether the U.S. is doing enough to fend off an attack on the 2020 contest
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FILE - In this June, 19, 2018, file photo Cheryl Juaire, of Marlborough, Mass., stands at her son Corey Merrill's grave in Chelmsford, Mass., who died from a prescription drug overdose. Anger and hope tinged survivors' reactions Tuesday, March 26, 2019, to news that Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, had reached a $270 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma. Juaire, who has been organizing a group of hundreds of mothers to go to the first day of the trial and stand outside with photos of their dead children, said she was devastated to hear about the settlement. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Anger, hope from families and survivors of opioid crisisFamilies torn apart by opioid addiction are reacting with anger and hope to news of a multimillion-dollar settlement reached by the maker of OxyContin and the state of Oklahoma
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Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter speaks about a settlement with Purdue Pharma for opioid abuse, as Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences President Dr. Kayse Shrum and OSU President Burns Hargis, right, listen, Tuesday, March 26, 2019.  Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin and the company's controlling family agreed Tuesday to pay a groundbreaking $270 million to Oklahoma to settle allegations they helped create the nation's deadly opioid crisis with their aggressive marketing of the powerful painkiller. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)
Maker of OxyContin agrees to $270M settlement in OklahomaThe maker of OxyContin and the family that owns the company have reached a $270 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma over the prescription painkiller's role in the nation's deadly opioid crisis
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2nd Wisconsin judge blocks sections of lame-duck lawsA second Wisconsin judge has blocked a portion of Republican-backed laws limiting Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul's powers
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2019 file photo, David Poulson, center, a Roman Catholic priest who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two boys, is taken away from court after sentencing in Brookville, Pa. It was announced Tuesday March 26 that the Diocese of Erie has agreed to pay $2 million to a man who was sexually abused as a child by Poulson, who made him say confession after the assaults. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
$2M settlement to victim who priest made confess after abuseA Roman Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania has agreed to pay $2 million to a man who was sexually abused as a child by a priest who made him say confession after the assaults
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, file photo, Capt. David Anderson of Captain Dave's Dolphin and Whale Watching Safari in Dana Point, Calif., shows a net that a whale was found entangled in. California crab fisheries will close for the season in April 2019 when whales are feeding off the state's coast as part of an effort to keep Dungeness crab fishery gear from killing protected whales, officials announced Tuesday, March 26, 2019. The April 15 closure, three months before the crab fishing season normally ends, is part of a settlement reached by the Center for Biological Diversity and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. (AP Photo/Christine Armario, File)
California crab fisheries to close early to protect whalesCalifornia crab fisheries will close for the season in April when whales are feeding off the state's coast as part of an effort to keep Dungeness crab fishery gear from killing protected whales
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FILE - In this July 30, 1971 photo made available by NASA, Apollo 15 Lunar Module Pilot James B. Irwin salutes while standing beside the fourth American flag planted on the surface of the moon. On Tuesday, March 26, 2019, Vice President Mike Pence called for landing astronauts on the moon within five years. (NASA via AP)
Pence calls for landing US astronauts on moon in 5 yearsVice President Mike Pence calls for landing astronauts on the moon within 5 years
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