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The New York Attorney General has launched an investigation into 4chan, 8chan, Twitch, Discord, and other forums in the aftermath of the Buffalo massacre.

New York AG Letitia James announced that her office is investigating the forums after the gunman revealed he was radicalized by racist extremists on those message boards.

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The shooter is charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of 10 people at the Tops Friendly supermarket in Buffalo on Saturday.
 
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The investigation will focus on the forums and other online resources that the shooter discussed in his 180-page manifesto. He specifically mentioned 4chan in his manifesto and he live-streamed his shooting rampage on Twitch.

The shooter said he hated Black people and he was outraged over the so-called "white replacement" theory. He wrote the n-word on his assault rifle. All 10 victims are Black or mixed race.

The forums spew hateful messages and imagery, but the racist posts are protected under free speech laws.

However, the AG referred to a New York law that allows her office to investigate matters concerning public peace, public safety, and public justice and to subpoena witnesses and compel the production of documents.

4chan, a notoriously racist extremist message board, has been the target of the federal government in the pass. The board has been shut down by the feds at least twice in the past.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo refuses to step down after a New York attorney general's investigation determined he "sexually harassed multiple women".

New York Attorney General Letitia James and her team of attorneys interviewed dozens of women and completed their investigation into sexual harassment allegations.

The results of the investigation were detailed in a public report released on Tuesday.

The attorney general found that the governor "sexually harassed current and former New York state employees by engaging in unwelcome and non-consensual touching and making numerous offensive comments of a sexually suggestive nature that created a hostile work environment for women."

The 165-page report details the Governor's office retaliating against at least one of those women, according to NBC NY.

The AG's office reviewed tens of thousands of documents that corroborated reports of 11 women, including a state trooper assigned to the governor's protection detail.

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Deutsche Bank turned over President Trump's financial records to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance through a subpoena filed last year.

On Wednesday, New York AG Letitia James said she will make a "major national announcement" at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6.

Prosecutors have pored over Trump's financial records after the bank complied with the subpoena, the New York Times reports.

Vance and James, both Democrats, are investigating potential crimes in the U.S. president's financial dealings. Trump obtained loans from Deutsche Bank.

Vance launched an investigation into Trump's financial dealings last year after his former attorney, Michael Cohen, told Congress the president had a practice of misleading business associates and tax officials by undervaluing his assets.

As part of the investigation, Vance asked Trump's accounting firm to turn over 8 years of his tax returns, but they refused.

The U.S. Supreme Court ordered the tax returns released, but Trump's lawyers filed an appeal that will delay the release of the tax returns for at least another year.

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Trump didn't seem concerned on Monday. "This is just a continuation of the witch hunt," he told reporters.

"It's Democrat stuff they failed with Mueller they failed with everything. They failed at every stage of the game. Even before I got in this was starting with the Mueller deal. Mueller started a little bit after," Trump said, correcting himself.

"It's a terrible thing that they do. It's really a terrible thing. The witch hunt has gone on long enough," he said.