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Feds say Michael Avenatti should head to prison in Nike case

Oct. 29, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York prosecutors urged a judge Friday to order California lawyer Michael Avenatti to begin serving a 2 1/2-year prison term, more than a year after he was convicted of trying to extort up to $25 million from Nike. Avenatti, 50, was initially allowed...

R. Kelly's life, from troubled talent to trafficking trial

Sep. 27, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly has long faced and denied allegations of lurid behavior and sex abuse. A jury has now found him guilty of sex trafficking in a federal trial in New York stemming from those allegations. A timeline of Kelly’s life: — Jan....