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Jussie Smollett testifies at his trial: ‘There was no hoax’

Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett denied Monday that he staged an anti-gay, racist attack on himself, testifying at his trial that “there was no hoax” and that he was the victim of a hate crime in his downtown Chicago neighborhood. Smollett, who faces charges that he lied to Chicago police about the January 2019 attack,


Opinion : The White Man Goes on Trial

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] Will he get a fair shake? Impossible. On Monday, Derek Chauvin’s trial will begin. He is, of course, the Minneapolis policeman who


McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to push back the start of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial to February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. House Democrats who voted to impeach Trump last week for inciting the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot have signaled they want to move quickly

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