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A former high-ranking FBI official who oversaw investigations into Russian oligarchs has been accused of later trying to get sanctions lifted on a Kremlin-linked billionaire and receiving money from him to investigate a rival. Charles McGonigal, who headed the bureau’s counterintelligence section in New York City from 2016 to 2018, was arrested at the city’s
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Multiple casualties have been reported after a shooting during Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in California. Police are responding to the attack in Monterey Park, a city just east of Los Angeles, with videos on social media appearing to show officers swarming the area and firefighters treating victims. Tens of thousands of people had gathered
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Alec Baldwin has vowed to fight two charges of involuntary manslaughter over a fatal shooting on set, with his lawyer calling the case a “terrible miscarriage of justice”. Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, 42, died after a prop gun held by Baldwin, 64, was discharged during rehearsals for the western film Rust in October 2021. The Hutchins’
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British actor Julian Sands has gone missing while hiking in Californian mountains. The 65-year-old disappeared on Friday evening – with teams searching for him since the weekend. Avalanche risks and trail conditions meant ground crews were pulled off the mountain on Saturday evening. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s department said in a statement: “We continue to
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