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Testimony from Sidney Powell and Mark Meadows sought in Georgia election probe
Politics

Testimony from Sidney Powell and Mark Meadows sought in Georgia election probe

The prosecutor who's investigating whether Donald Trump and his allies illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in Georgia is seeking to compel testimony from more allies of the former president, including former chief of staff Mark Meadows and lawyer Sidney Powell.Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis filed petitions Thursday seeking to have Meadows and Powell, as well as Meadows contact James "Phil" Waldron and former Trump campaign adviser Boris Epshteyn, testify before a special grand jury in Atlanta next month. Sidney Powell, left, and Mark Meadows, right. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images and Yuri Gripas/Bloomberg via Getty Images Seeking testimony from Meado...
Ex Rep. TJ Cox of Fresno blames blames charges on ‘politics’
Politics

Ex Rep. TJ Cox of Fresno blames blames charges on ‘politics’

Upon his release from Fresno County Jail Tuesday evening, former Fresno Congressman Terrance John “TJ” Cox said he looks forward to defending himself against a slew of federal charges. Earlier Tuesday, Cox, 59, appeared in U.S. District Court in Fresno facing 28 charges, including wire fraud, money laundering, financial institution fraud, and campaign contribution fraud. “I was facing charges today. We pled not guilty and look forward to vigorously defending those allegations,” Cox said. Cox told reporters outside the jail that he learned of his imminent arrest at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, and he agreed to surrender at Fresno County Jail, where he remained most of the day, aside from his arraignment. Cox, who was accompanied by his attorney, said he had not read the indictment yet upon ...
“Yellowstone” actor Q’Orianka Kilcher charged with illegally collecting nearly $97,000 in disability benefits while working on TV show
Entertainment

“Yellowstone” actor Q’Orianka Kilcher charged with illegally collecting nearly $97,000 in disability benefits while working on TV show

"Yellowstone" actor Q'Orianka Kilcher has been charged with illegally collecting nearly $97,000 in disability benefits while working on the TV show, authorities announced Monday.Kilcher, 32, of North Hollywood, is charged with two felony counts of workers' compensation insurance fraud, according to a statement from the California Department of Insurance.Kilcher in 2020 played Angela Blue Thunder for four episodes of the Paramount Network Western, which stars Kevin Costner. She also portrayed Pocahontas in the 2005 movie "The New World" and was in 2019's "Dora and the Lost City of Gold." Q'orianka Kilcher attends the 23rd Annual Hollywood Film Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 03, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California.  ...