Aging mobster acquitted in 1978 heist retold in ‘Goodfellas’
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Aging mobster acquitted in 1978 heist retold in ‘Goodfellas’

NEW YORK (AP) — An aging mobster who stayed mostly in the shadows for decades by adhering to the Mafia’s strict code of silence was acquitted Thursday of charges he helped plan a legendary 1978 Lufthansa heist retold in the hit film “Goodfellas.” A federal jury reached the surprising verdict at a Brooklyn racketeering trial … Continue reading

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House chairman subpoenas uncut Planned Parenthood videos
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House chairman subpoenas uncut Planned Parenthood videos

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee chairman issued a subpoena Tuesday for an anti-abortion group’s unedited videos about Planned Parenthood’s provision of fetal tissue for research. The subpoena by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who heads the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, was the GOP’s latest move in its escalating battle against Planned Parenthood. The … Continue reading

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Virginia man pleads guilty to attempted espionage

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A 35-year-old Virginia man has pleaded guilty to attempted espionage for providing schematics of an aircraft carrier under construction to someone he believed was an Egyptian intelligence officer. Mostafa Awwad of Yorktown entered the plea in federal court in Norfolk on Monday. Court records say Awwad tried to steal technical data … Continue reading