James White Justin Mann

Lawyers for 2 men being held in connection with the deaths of 4 people found with their throats slashed in an upstate NY basement apartment say their clients should walk because the DA's office failed to present evidence for an indictment on Thursday.

Justin Mann, 24, and James White, 38, of Schenectady, were charged with 1st-degree and 2nd-degree murder in the deaths of Shanta Myers, 36; her lover, Brandi Mells, 22, and Myers' 2 children, ages 5 and 11.

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Troubled rapper XXXTentacion will spend Christmas behind bars after prosecutors charged him with 7 new felonies in connection with his 2016 domestic violence case.

The 19-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was in a Miami courtroom Friday morning for a hearing on charges of battery and false imprisonment of a pregnant woman.

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Barack Obama

President Barack Obama weighed in on a headline-grabbing hate crime committed by 4 young black people on a mentally disabled white man in his hometown of Chicago.

In two separate interviews on Thursday, President Obama referred to the attack as a "despicable" and "terrible" hate crime.

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fake bags

A Virginia woman pled guilty to purchasing fake designer bags online, returning the bootleg bags to stores for refunds and selling the originals on Instagram.com for over $2,000 each.

Police say Praepitcha Smatsorabudh, 41, of Arlington, ran an online scam that netted her $1 million in profit from late 2014 to the end of 2015.

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