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R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse involving minors

R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse involving minors

Photo by Scott Legato/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- Singer R. Kelly was charged Friday with 10 counts of felony criminal sexual abuse involving four minors, according to the Cook County Prosecutors Office.

Three of the four victims were younger than 17 at the time of the alleged incidents, according to prosecutors.

A bond hearing will be held on Saturday, according to the State Attorneys Office.

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El Chapo to seek new trial after juror says in news interview panelists repeatedly violated judge's orders

El Chapo to seek new trial after juror says in news interview panelists repeatedly violated judge's orders

Vladstudioraw/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Attorneys for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said the convicted drug kingpin will seek a new trial in light of an interview in which one of the jurors who convicted the notorious Mexican cartel leader admitted ignoring the judges orders not to read media reports about the case.

"Mr. Guzman intends to file a motion for a new trial based on the disclosures in the arti...

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President Trump names Kelly Knight Craft new pick for US ambassador to United Nations

President Trump names Kelly Knight Craft new pick for US ambassador to United Nations

mizoula/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has named a new pick for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, tapping Kelly Knight Craft, the current U.S. ambassador to Canada, to fill the role.

Craft, a native of Glasgow, Kentucky, becomes the second nominee the president has selected to replace former UN ambassador Nikki Haley, who resigned in October.

Her nomination was applauded by Se...

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NASA names facility after 'Hidden Figures' inspiration Katherine Johnson

NASA names facility after 'Hidden Figures' inspiration Katherine Johnson

Photo by Dan MacMedan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Katherine Johnson, the "human computer" whose work was depicted in the 2016 film Hidden Figures, was recognized on Friday as the agency renamed a building after the pioneer.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration redesignated a building that houses programs essential to safety on space missions in the 100-year old mathematicians native ...

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'A Star Is Born' co-star Anthony Ramos would rather the film change a life than win awards

'A Star Is Born' co-star Anthony Ramos would rather the film change a life than win awards

L-R; Lady Gaga, Anthony Ramos; Clay Enos/Warner Bros.(NEW YORK) -- A Star Is Born is up for eight Academy Awards this Sunday, including Best Picture, but for one of the movies stars, winning isnt everything.

Anthony Ramos, who plays the best friend of Lady Gagas character Ally, tells ABC Radio that the films effect on audiences matters more to him than any trophy.

"I think at the end of th...

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Dramatic video shows officers race to save 3 who allegedly overdosed on fentanyl

Dramatic video shows officers race to save 3 who allegedly overdosed on fentanyl

TheaDesign/iStock(WINTER SPRINGS, Fla.) -- Dramatic video captured the moment when deputies revived three people who allegedly overdosed on the deadly opioid fentanyl at a Florida gas station.

All three people survived, Seminole County Sheriffs Office spokesman Bob Kealing told ABC News on Friday.

The incident unfolded on Aug. 18 when the deputies rushed to a gas station in Winter Springs. That...

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Former Lawmaker Begins Fraud Sentence

A once-influential Rhode Island lawmaker is beginning nine-months of home confinement after pleading no contest to perjury charges. Former state Rep. John Carnevale was placed in handcuffs followin...

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More West Nile Found In RI

Environmental officials say three mosquito samples in Rhode Island have tested positive for West Nile virus. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management said Wednesday that the positive...

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New Electric RIPTA Bus Fleet Gets Federal Funding

Senator Jack Reed is announcing that Rhode Island is receiving a federal grant to help pay for new Rhode Island Public Transit Authority buses.  RIPTA will get one-and-a-half-million-dollars f...

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New Bio-Medical Office To Be Built In Warwick

Details regarding a new bio-medical center in Warwick are being shared.  Warwick Mayor Joseph Solomon and property developer the Carpionato Group announced the plan for the 100-thousand-square...

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