New Zealand to probe role of spies, guns in mosque attacks
During the week following a terrorist attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, the country has been quick to condemn gun violence and pass gun control laws. As part of the nation’s increased focus on gun control, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a royal inquiry into how guns, social media and spy agencies were involved in the terrorist attacks.
Special counsel Robert Mueller reported he found no evidence of collusion with Russia but said his report’s findings don’t exonerate the president. Now Congress and other parties conducting investigations into the president’s conduct are left to answer the questions Mueller’s report created, including whether or not the report should be released in its entirety.
Michael Avenatti — who is best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels — was arrested on Monday. This latest extortion charge is preceded by two other lawsuits against Avenatti in California and New York. Avenatti has not taken a plea deal and was released on a $300,000 bond Monday evening.
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Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures recently released the trailer for the live-action version of the cartoon “Dora the Explorer.” The movie features an all-star cast, including Danny Trejo, Eva Longoria, Eugenio Derbez and Michael Peña and is set to be released August 2.