Hate crime charges in stabbing of Asian man

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Charges have been upgraded against a man accused of stabbing a 36-year-old Asian man in the back Thursday in Lower Manhattan, police sources tell CBS2. Salman Muflihi, 23, is now facing attempted murder as a hate crime, sources say. He was originally charged with attempted criminal negligence homicide, assault, forgery and…

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Neighbors react to death of 3-year-old boy

BLUE SPRINGS, MO (KCTV) — A young child was killed in a Blue Springs apartment fire late Friday morning.Firefighters responded at 10:54 a.m. to the eight-unit complex near Northwest Third Street and Vesper Street. A man and woman got out safely, but suffered minor injuries and were hospitalized. During the firefighters’ search, they found a…

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DWI charges dropped against Bruce Springsteen, who pleads guilty to just drinking in the park

(CNN)Bruce Springsteen pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges he imbibed alcohol at New Jersey’s Sandy Hook National Recreation Area, despite knowing it was prohibited.”I had two small shots of Tequila,” Springsteen said in a virtual appearance before New Jersey Federal Court. The plea came after federal prosecutors agreed to drop charges that Springsteen was operating a…

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Psaki: ‘More effective ways’ to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for Khashoggi’s murder than sanctioning crown prince

Washington (CNN)White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Sunday defended the Biden administration’s decision to not directly sanction Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the brutal death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying there are “more effective ways” to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the killing.”We believe there is more effective ways to make sure this…

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