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Two arrested following vehicle pursuit with multiple law enforcement agencies

Two suspected human smugglers were arrested following a vehicle pursuit with multiple law enforcement agencies, according to the U.S. Border Patrol.

The case unfolded early Tuesday, when deputies from the Jim Hogg County Sheriff’s Office engaged in a pursuit with a minivan on Texas 16 toward Freer. The Hebbronville Border Patrol Station notified the Freer Station of the pursuit. Agents responded to assist along with Duval County Sheriff’s Office deputies and the Freer Police Department.

Agents said the minivan was successfully stopped when it entered Freer. An investigation revealed that the driver and a front seat passenger were U.S. citizens. They were transporting seven individuals who were determined to be immigrants from Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras who were in the country illegally.

Jim Hogg deputies arrested the driver and passenger, and seized the minivan. Agents from the Freer Station took custody of the seven immigrants.

“This incident highlights how cooperation

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Tech Mogul in Biggest Tax Case Facing Dementia, Lawyers Say

(Bloomberg) — Robert Brockman, the software executive charged in the largest-ever tax case against a U.S. individual, is facing progressive dementia that will render him unable to help in his defense, according to a legal filing citing his doctors.



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Brockman, 79, was indicted on tax evasion and money laundering charges that accused him of using a complex trust structure in the Caribbean to hide $2 billion in income over two decades. His lawyers want his case moved from San Francisco, where he was indicted on Oct. 1, to Houston, where he lives and his doctors treat him.

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In a filing late Monday, physician James L. Pool said Brockman had symptoms consistent with Parkinson’s disease, parkinsonism, Lewy body dementia or some combination of them. The diagnosis can be “totally confirmed” only with an autopsy, but each results

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Trump lawyer asks federal appeals court to send lawsuit over alleged pyramid scheme to arbitration

NEW YORK —A lawyer for President Trump and three of his adult children argued to an appellate court Tuesday that a fraud case brought against his clients for endorsing ACN — a marketing organization selling telecommunications products — should be sent to arbitration and not go forward in open court.

The argument, previously made in court filings, was presented to a panel of three judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit more than two years after the case was filed on behalf of four anonymous plaintiffs who say they were duped into paying to join ACN as independent sales representatives because the Trumps presented it as a promising business opportunity.

If Trump is successful, the matter would be forwarded to an arbitrator, a common way for business disputes to be resolved more efficiently and with more privacy than they are through lawsuit proceedings. Arbitration would

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The Gross Law Firm Announces Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of CACC, LRN and PINS

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December 01, 2020 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) —
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / December 1, 2020 / The securities litigation law firm of The Gross Law Firm issues the following notice on behalf of shareholders in the following publicly traded companies. Shareholders who purchased shares in the following companies during the dates listed are encouraged to contact the firm regarding possible Lead Plaintiff appointment. Appointment as Lead Plaintiff is not required to partake in any recovery.

Credit Acceptance Corporation (NASDAQ:CACC)

Investors Affected : November 1, 2019 – August 28, 2020

A class action has commenced on behalf of certain shareholders in Credit Acceptance Corporation. The filed complaint alleges that defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (i) the Company was topping off the pools of loans that they packaged and securitized with

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Portage Tea Party leader calls for martial law, new election



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A group led by the head of the Portage County Tea Party paid for a full page ad published Tuesday in the Washington Times calling for martial law and a new federal vote run by the military.

In a press release from the We the People Convention, Tom Zawistowski wrote, “It is our exclusive right to elect our president and that sacred right has been infringed by the massive, planned, illegal election fraud conducted by corrupt Democrat/Socialist Party operatives across our nation to steal our vote.”

Despite the group’s claims, Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud that would change the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.

The We the People ad invokes the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus by President Abraham Lincoln in the lead-up to the Civil War and calls on

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J-Law, Leo Spotted in Boston Filming New Netflix Movie

Hollywood stars Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio were spotted Tuesday in Boston, where they are filming their new Netflix movie.



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POP! Culture Corner captured photos of J-Law and Leo at South Station, shooting a scene on a train platform. The two are in the city filming the Adam McKay comedy “Don’t Look Up,” in which they play a pair of astronomers who learn that an asteroid is set to hit the Earth.

The movie’s star-studded cast also includes Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Jonah Hill, Ariana Grande and Tyler Perry. It was supposed to start shooting in Boston in April but was delayed due to the pandemic.

Lawrence has been in Boston for a while now. She took to the streets last month to celebrate President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ win.

In a video she posted on her Twitter account, she

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SCOTUS Hears Oral Arguments in Its First CFAA Case

On November 30, 2020, the Supreme Court held oral argument in its first case interpreting the “unauthorized access” provision of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). The CFAA in part prohibits knowingly accessing a computer “without authorization” or “exceeding authorized access” to a computer and thereby obtaining information and causing a “loss” under the statute. The case concerns an appeal of an Eleventh Circuit decision affirming the conviction of a police officer for violating the CFAA for accessing a police license plate database he was authorized to use but used instead for non-law enforcement purposes. (See U.S. v. Van Buren, 940 F. 3d 1192 (11th Cir. 2019), pet. for cert. granted Van Buren v. U.S., No. 19-783 (Apr. 20, 2020)). The issue presented is: “Whether a person who is authorized to access information on a computer for certain purposes violates Section 1030(a)(2)

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Wise’s defence lawyer says murder case a story ‘full of holes’

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Wise, 77, a retired mechanic, is charged with second-degree murder in the death of Collison, who was shot at least three times from behind. The 58-year-old Chesterville handyman disappeared in August 2009, but his skeletal remains were not discovered until April 2014.

Earlier Tuesday, Crown attorney Jason Pilon told the jury in his closing argument that the only issue in the case is who killed Collison. “All roads lead back to one person and one person only: James Henry Wise,” Pilon said.

Wise, he said, was the only person who benefited both personally and financially from Collison’s death.

Evidence has established, Pilon said, that Wise sold Collison’s truck and trailer 10 months after his disappearance for $1,600. Wise possessed keys for both, Pilon noted, arguing that the only reasonable inference to be drawn from that is that Wise took them from Collison’s key

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Krebs hints at taking legal action against Trump’s campaign lawyer

  • Chris Krebs is considering taking legal action against Joe diGenova, a campaign lawyer for President Donald Trump, who said the former cybersecurity official should be “shot.”
  • “I’ve got an exceptional team of lawyers that win in court and I think they’re probably going to be busy,” Krebs told NBC News.
  • Calling Krebs an “idiot” and a “class-A moron,” diGenova said on Monday that “he should be drawn and quartered. Taken out at dawn and shot.”
  • DiGenova walked back his comments on Tuesday, saying, “It was obvious that my remarks were sarcastic and made in jest.”
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Chris Krebs, the US’s former cybersecurity chief, is considering taking legal action against one of President Donald Trump’s campaign lawyers who said he should be “shot.”

“It’s certainly more dangerous language, more dangerous behavior,” Krebs said in an NBC News interview on Tuesday, referring to comments made by

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The Gross Law Firm Announces Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of MESO, TRQ and LVS

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December 01, 2020 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) —
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / December 1, 2020 / The securities litigation law firm of The Gross Law Firm issues the following notice on behalf of shareholders in the following publicly-traded companies. Shareholders who purchased shares in the following companies during the dates listed are encouraged to contact the firm regarding possible Lead Plaintiff appointment. Appointment as Lead Plaintiff is not required to partake in any recovery.

Mesoblast Limited (NASDAQ:MESO)

Investors Affected: April 16, 2019 – October 1, 2020

A class action has commenced on behalf of certain shareholders in Mesoblast Limited. The filed complaint alleges that defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that: (1) comparative analyses between Mesoblast’s Phase 3 trial and three historical studies did not support the effectiveness of the Company’s

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