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NY Post: ‘Profiles in Corruption’ Reveals How the ‘Biden Five’ Made Millions Off Joe Biden Connections

Five family members of former Vice President Joe Biden have scored “sweetheart deals” and “favorable access” thanks to their connection to the 2020 Democrat White House candidate, reveals the forthcoming investigative book “Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America’s Progressive Elite” by five-time New York Times bestselling author and Breitbart News senior contributor Peter Schweizer.

(INSET: cover of the book Profiles in Corruption) NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 07: Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the Trump administration's recent actions in Iraq on January 07, 2020 in New York City. Biden criticized Trump for not having a clear policy …

Jury Selected in Harvey Weinstein’s Sex Crime Trial

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury of seven men and five women was selected Friday for Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial after an arduous two-week process, setting the stage for testimony to begin in the next week.

Harvey Weinstein leaves New York court, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in New York. The disgraced movie mogul faces allegations of rape and sexual assault. Jury selection begins this week. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Indictment: Kansas Researcher Secretly Worked for China

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas associate professor concealed work he was doing for China while employed at the University of Kansas and tried to recruit other researchers and students for the Chinese government, according to revised federal charges filed Wednesday.

A US and a Chinese flag wave outside a commercial building in Beijing, 09 July 2007. US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice 06 July 2007 accused China of flouting the rules of global trade in its headlong economic expansion as the US administration "has not been hesitant" to deploy trade …

3 Arrested with Live Mortar Round at Pearl Harbor Gate

HONOLULU (AP) — A live mortar round was found in a vehicle at a gate to the sprawling Pearl Harbor military base, shutting down the base for hours and leading three people to be taken into custody, military officials said Wednesday.

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AJ Hinch, Jeff Luhnow Fired for Astros’ Sign Stealing

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday after the pair were suspended by Major League Baseball for the team’s sign-stealing during Houston’s run to the 2017 World Series title and during the 2018 season.

HOUSTON, TEXAS - OCTOBER 05: Manager AJ Hinch #14 talks with Jeff Luhnow, General Manager of the Houston Astros, prior to game two of the American League Division Series against the Tampa Bay Rays at Minute Maid Park on October 05, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

William Barr: Pensacola Navy Base Shooting was ‘Act of Terrorism’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is removing nearly two dozen Saudi military students from a training program and sending them back to Saudi Arabia following after an investigation into a deadly shooting by a Saudi aviation student at a Florida navy base last month, Attorney General William Barr said Monday.

This undated photo provided by the FBI shows Mohammed Alshamrani. The Saudi student opened fire inside a classroom at Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday before one of the deputies killed him. (FBI via AP)

Judge Orders Google to Turn over Jussie Smollett’s Emails

A judge has ordered Google to turn over a year’s worth of Jussie Smollett’s emails, private messages, photographs and location data to a special prosecutor who is looking into why prosecutors abruptly dismissed criminal charges against the actor.

CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 21: In this handout provided by the Chicago Police Department, Jussie Smollett poses for a booking photo after turning himself into the Chicago Police Department on February 21, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. The 36-year-old 'Empire' star is facing a class four felony charge for filing a …

Harvey Weinstein’s Rape Trial Begins on Heels of Fresh Assault Charges

NEW YORK (AP) — The judge at Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial pressed ahead with the start of jury selection Tuesday, rejecting a defense request for a “cooling-off period” because of the burst of publicity over the filing of new charges against the Hollywood mogul in Los Angeles.

Harvey Weinstein, left, and his attorney Benjamin Brafman attend a hearing in New York, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. Manhattan's district attorney dropped part of the criminal sexual assault case against Weinstein on Thursday after evidence emerged that cast doubt on the account one of his three accusers provided to the …

Facebook Announces Ban on Deepfake Videos

LONDON (AP) — Facebook says it is banning “deepfake” videos, the false but realistic clips created with artificial intelligence and sophisticated tools, as it steps up efforts to fight online manipulation.

Facebook CEO plans 2019 forums on tech's role in society

Harvey Weinstein Charged with Sexual Assault in Los Angeles

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on new sex crime charges in Los Angles, just as his trial on separate rape and sexual assault charges in New York was poised to get underway, prosecutors announced Monday.

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 06: Harvey Weinstein leaves the courtroom in New York City criminal court on January 6, 2020 in New York City. Weinstein, a movie producer whose alleged sexual misconduct helped spark the #MeToo movement, pleaded not-guilty on five counts of rape and sexual assault against two …

Video: Harvey Weinstein Arrives at Court Ahead of Sex Assault Trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein and several of the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct converged Monday at the New York City courthouse, where a judge and his lawyers were handling the final preparations for his high-stakes trial on charges of rape and assault.

Harvey Weinstein leaves New York court, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in New York. The disgraced movie mogul faces allegations of rape and sexual assault. Jury selection begins this week. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)