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NJ man who said he wanted to ‘bomb Trump Tower’ arrested on charges of providing support to Hamas

aluxum/iStock(NEW YORK) — A New Jersey man who threatened to shoot everyone at a pro-Israel rally and said he wanted to “bomb Trump Tower,” was arrested Wednesday on charges of trying to provide support to Hamas.Jonathan Xie, 20, of Basking Ridge, allegedly had social media accounts loaded with terror propaganda, according to the FBI. The…read more »

Feds expected to charge Avenatti in dealings with Stormy Daniels: Sources

David McNew/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Federal prosecutors are expected to charge Michael Avenatti with additional financial crimes Wednesday, sources briefed on the case told ABC News.The new charges will accuse Avenatti of misappropriating money that was supposed to be paid to Stormy Daniels when Avenatti was representing the adult film actress in her public battle against…read more »

California cops under fire after video shows them tackling, putting bag over head of 12-year-old

vmargineanu/iStock(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Police officers in California’s capital are coming under fire after a video surfaced showing them tackling a 12-year-old black child and placing a “spit mask” over his head before handcuffing and arresting him.The incident occurred in April near a carnival in Sacramento and resulted in the child being arrested on charges of…read more »

“This One’s for You” — and it’s about to become the biggest country record of the 21st century for Luke Combs

River House Artists/Columbia NashvilleLuke Combs is on the verge of having the most successful country album of the 21st century, according to Billboard. So far, his debut record, This One’s for You, has spent 35 non-consecutive weeks at the pinnacle of Billboard’s Top Country Albums ranking. That means he’s tied with the O Brother Where Art Thou?soundtrack from 2000 and Taylor…read more »

With “The Voice” behind him, Blake Shelton’s ready for Red Nose Day

Trae Patton/NBCNow that Blake Shelton has wrapped season 16 of The Voice, he’s ready to put on his red nose. The “God’s Country” hitmaker will perform on NBC’s fifth annual Red Nose Day Special on Thursday, along with his fellow Voice coaches Kelly Clarkson and John Legend, Sting, Josh Groban, and more. Look for This Is Us stars Milo Ventimiglia and Chrissy Metz, Julia Roberts, Connie Britton, and other big names on the fundraiser that…read more »

Country star trivia

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockTen years ago this week, the third single from Sugarland’s Love on the Inside album topped Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. Can you name it? ANSWER: “It Happens.” Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. read more »

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