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Lawyer accused of threatening deportation to silence rape victim

Lawyer accused of threatening deportation to silence rape victim

Vasiliades also offered an alternative solution: Just beat up his client. "If we were back home where I'm from, from Greece ... we would go (expletive) him up, that's it", Vasiliades allegedly said during a meeting with the couple that was secretly recorded.



Forecasters: Pacific hurricane season depends on El Nino

AccuWeather team of forecasters are predicting 10 named storms, five of which are projected to become hurricanes and three of which may become major hurricanes. Earlier this month, the the U.S. Climate Prediction Center lowered the odds of El Nino forming to 45 percent from 50 percent in April. "Whether it's above normal or near normal, that's a lot of hurricanes".


New Iowa governor names Adam Gregg 'acting lieutenant gov'

New Iowa governor names Adam Gregg 'acting lieutenant gov'

The governor's office said that while serving in an acting capacity Gregg will not be in the gubernatorial line of succession, "which will be the only discernible difference in the position". He helped start a wrongful conviction unit, which investigates cases in which inmates might be innocent. He also worked with the judicial branch to support drug, mental health, and veterans courts, which are innovative specialty courts that focus on treatment and recovery rather than punishment and ...



McIlroy (rib injury) to skip European Tour flagship event

McIlroy initially picked up the injury at the South African Open , and agrivated it during the Players Championship . Rory McIlroy will sit out the European Tour flagship event next week to make sure a recurring rib injury heals. McIlroy will now turn his attention toward rehabilitating in time for the U.S. Open, which is scheduled to begin June 15 at Wisconsin's Erin Hills.



Weather Alert Day: Severe t-storms, additional flooding possible

As the storm approached Franklin County and apparently weakened, the weather service issued a severe thunderstorm warning . The Newberry County Sheriff's Office said a possible tornado passed near Prosperity Wednesday afternoon. The tornado watch covers Athens, Atlanta, Gainesville and Rome. Wind gusts of 40 miles per hour were recorded at Leesburg Airport, and 44 miles per hour gust in Haulover in Brevard County.



Will Greg Gianforte Leave The Race? He Faces A Misdemeanor Assault Charge

Late Wednesday, Fox News correspondent Alicia Acuna reported that she and her crew witnessed the incident and saw Gianforte grab Jacobs "by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him". The DCCC called on Gianforte to drop out of the race. Jacobs added that he has not begun to consider whether to press additional charges against Gianforte, saying that for now, he was focused on doing his job and covering the remainder of the election.