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Source: Global News

Anthony Weiner released after serving prison time for sexting teen

Monday 19:04 GMT

— Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison after being convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl in 2017.

Weiner began serving a 21-month prison sentence at the Federal Medical Center Devens, located about 64 kilometres west of Boston in Ayer, Massachusetts, in November 2017. The bureau website shows Weiner is slated to complete his sentence May 14, a few months earlier than scheduled because of good conduct in prison.

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Source: Fox News

‘New evidence’ prompts release of two men questioned in Jussie Smollett case, Chicago PD says

Sunday 03:18 GMT

Citing “new evidence,” the Chicago Police Department announced Friday night that two men held for questioning in connection with an alleged attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett have been released, with no charges filed against them.

Whom police have identified only as Nigerian brothers — were picked up at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Wednesday and taken into custody after returning from Nigeria after police learned that at least one of the men worked on "Empire," according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi.

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Source: Global News

2 men questioned in Jussie Smollett case released without charge

Sunday 19:03 GMT

Chicago police released without charges two Nigerian brothers arrested on suspicion of assaulting Empire actor Jussie Smollett and said they have new evidence to investigate as a result of questioning them.

“The individuals questioned by police in the Empire case have now been released without charging and detectives have additional investigative work to complete,” Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said in a brief statement late Friday. Smollett, who is black and gay, has said two masked men shouting racial and anti-gay slurs and “This is MAGA country!” beat him and looped a rope around his neck early on Jan. 29 before running away.


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