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New York Foster Agencies Agree To Settlement In ‘House Of Horrors’ Suit

Three private New York foster care agencies will pay $17.5 million to settle a lawsuit by eight people who were fraudulently adopted by a woman and claimed they were abused, starved and imprisoned.

08/29/2014

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Terror Expert Testifies In Case Against Arab Bank of Beirut In Connection With Bombings In Israel

The testimony was intended to establish a link between the suicide bombings of a bus and the Park Hotel in Israel and the bank accounts belonging to Hamas.

08/18/2014

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Staten Island Man Sentenced For Lying To Authorities About Terror Training

Abdel Hameed Shehadeh was sentenced to 13 years in prison Friday in Brooklyn federal court.

09/20/2013

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Report: LI Flight Attendant Suing American Airlines Over Bizarre Accusations

Witnesses, including a pilot, apparently reported that Giambattista had a live pet in her pocket, among other places, prior to and during a flight from St. Martin to Miami in February according to papers filed in Brooklyn Federal Court.

07/07/2013

Former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Pedro Espada Expected To Plead Guilty To Remaining Charge In Embezzlement Case

Some charges were left unresolved by the jury when Espada was found guilty in Brooklyn Federal Court in May. The jury deadlocked on one count against him and on all charges against his son.

10/11/2012

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Brooklyn Judge Orders Woman To Serve Jury Duty — For Life!

Was she trying to get out of jury duty? Or when she wrote in the questionnaire that “African-Americans, Hispanics and Haitians” are the three people I admire the least — is that how she really felt?

04/06/2011