Mueller Issues Grand Jury Subpoenas Related To Donald Trump Jr.’s 2016 Meeting:
Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller has issued grand jury subpoenas related to Donald Trump Jr.’s 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower, according to a person familiar with the matter.
The subpoena seeks both documents and testimony from people involved in the meeting, CNN has learned. That meeting has drawn scrutiny since an email exchange beforehand indicated the Russians offered damaging information on Hillary Clinton
Dubai’s Torch Tower Catches Fire — Again:
A blaze tore through Dubai’s Torch Tower for the second time in two years as firefighters frantically worked to save the 84-story building.
The Dubai Civil Defense said the fire burned for at least two hours early Friday before firefighters started cooling the building.
Video posted on social media showed fire on one side of the building and falling, flaming debris. The Torch Tower is near Dubai Marina.
Woman Sentenced To 15 Months In Texting Suicide Case:
Michelle Carter, whose own words helped seal her involuntary manslaughter conviction in the suicide of her teenage boyfriend, was sentenced to 15 months in a Massachusetts jail Thursday — but will remain free pending appeals.
“This court must and has balanced between rehabilitation, the promise that rehabilitation would work and a punishment for the actions that have occurred,” said Bristol County Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz, emphasizing rehabilitation as a primary component of juvenile justice.
Will & Grace’ Revival Renewed For Another Season:
NBC has already ordered a second helping of its “Will & Grace” reboot.
NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt made the announcement during a panel for the show at the Television Critics Association press tour.
“There’s been such an outpouring of love from the fans,” Greenblatt said. “We’re a very grateful network and we’re more than thrilled to have this show for a minimum of two seasons.”
“Will & Grace’s” new season will be comprised of 16 episodes, up from the initial order of 12.
The original series ran for eight seasons from 1998-2006
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Fugitive Nabbed After Being Profiled On HLN’s ‘The Hunt with John Walsh’:
Dino Curcio, a fugitive wanted for sexual assault of a minor, has been captured in a Chicago-area village days after being profiled on “The Hunt with John Walsh,” the US Marshals Service said in a news release.
After the episode aired Sunday night, “The Hunt” tipline received more than a dozen reports. Two tips said Curcio was in Deer Park, about 40 miles west of downtown Chicago.
The marshals’ assistant chief for the district of Colorado said the tips were “pinpoint accurate.”
“We want to thank ‘The Hunt’ very much for his capture,” Tim Hughes told HLN.