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Michael Avenatti Bars Media from His Own Testimony in Bankruptcy Court

Michael Avenatti told CNN: “I’m all for freedom of the press and open access. But everything has its limits. My personal financial dealings and that of an old law firm are of no relevance and, you know, were not going to be leveraged by other people who are trying to get famous and take advantage of the situation.”

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Homeschoolers Debate Federal Involvement in Cruz Tax Bill Amendment

Homeschoolers in the United States are debating whether an amendment to the GOP tax reform bill that would expand 529 College Savings Plans to allow use of tax-exempt funds to pay for homeschooling expenses will put homeschoolers at risk of federal oversight.

UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 19: The MBIA Inc. offices sit at 650 Fifth Avenue in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008. MBIA Inc., the world's largest bond insurer, brought back former Chief Executive Officer Joseph Brown to run the company as it seeks to stave off a credit …

Jury Clears Federal Prosecutors to Seize Manhattan Tower from Iranian Charity

On Thursday, a jury held that a Fifth Avenue office building in Manhattan violates U.S. sanctions against the government of Iran, and federal prosecutors can seize it. Since the building in question is valued at up to a billion dollars, its seizure constitutes the largest civil forfeiture in American history.

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Trump Can Put Obamacare into Death Spiral on May 22

Obamacare will go into a death spiral on May 22 if the Trump administration chooses not to continue fighting in court to preserve cost-premium subsidies that were ruled illegal last year.

Alleged members of the 18 gang walk during their presentation to the press in San Salvador on February 26, 2016. Members of the national civil police and the armed forces captured 240 dangerous gang members accused of homicide and extortion in the last three days in different areas of El …

Massive Inter-Agency Gangster Round-Up in San Diego County

More than 140 gang members are facing federal charges after a multi-agency operation netted dozens of arrests over the last 75 days, the Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of California announced Wednesday.

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Tax Day Justice: DOJ Investigation of Lois Lerner Called for by Ways and Means Chairman

The chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review evidence that Lois Lerner “broke the law to target Americans for their political beliefs.” The request comes after the DOJ refused, under the Obama Administration’s leadership, to investigate allegations of wrongdoing by the former IRS Exempt Organizations Division director.

The exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington March 22, 2013. (Susan Walsh/AP)

Illegal Immigrants Filing Tax Returns Dropping under Trump

While Americans are scrambling to meet the 2016 tax filing deadline, the number of illegal immigrants submitting their returns in the present climate are reportedly down significantly. Also, a Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) report exposing significant refund fraud has “most certainly contributed to it,” says the taxpayer advocate department within the IRS.

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Watch: Wisconsin Police Officer Calls Back IRS Scammer

An Eau Claire, WI police officer got a call from a man pretending to be an IRS agent accusing the officer of fraud, so he decided to return the call and have the conversation filmed. In the video, the scammer