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Friday May 5th, 2023 morning edition

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Colorado congresswoman Lauren Boebert has been accused of illegally spending $60,000 on campaign calls and texts in the run-up to November's midterm election.

According to the FEC filing, seen exclusively by Newsweek, Boebert, her campaign Lauren Boebert For Colorado, We The People Leadership PAC and Taylor Moose, her PAC and campaign treasurer, are accused of failing to accurately report communications as independent expenditures or in-kind contributions on their reports filed with the Commission.

Prior to the midterms, Frisch's campaign was considered a longshot in the predominantly Republican district, which Boebert had carried by 9 percent when she first won office in 2020.

Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC, on March 10, 2023.

Boebert has been accused of breaking federal election law in her 2022 reelection campaign.

"Congresswoman Boebert used her leadership PAC as a personal bank but, unfortunately for her, this practice is illegal under federal law," End Citizens United President Tiffany Muller told Newsweek.

The FEC should launch an investigation into this corrupt scheme and hold Congresswoman Boebert accountable.". »

Man Arrested After Opening Heroin, Cocaine, and Meth Store in Canada

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The Vancouver man who opened a store selling heroin, meth, cocaine, and MDMA was arrested less than 24 hours after launching the business.

Jerry Martin opened The Drugs Store, a mobile shop, in the Downtown Eastside Wednesday, a neighbourhood that’s been ravaged by the overdose epidemic.

Vancouver police said Thursday they arrested a man for drug trafficking “in connection with an illicit drug dispensary that began operating yesterday in the Downtown Eastside.”. »

Ed Sheeran wins copyright infringement lawsuit involving 'Thinking Out Loud'

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Ed Sheeran has defeated a copyright infringement lawsuit involving his Grammy-winning song "Thinking Out Loud" and the Marvin Gaye classic "Let's Get It On.".

Singer Ed Sheeran departs the Manhattan federal court following after winning his copyright lawsuit in New York City, May 2, 2023.

Sheeran won a copyright infringement case last year involving "Shape of You," while Gaye's heirs, who are not involved in this current lawsuit, won a case in 2015 against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams involving "Got to Give it Up. »

New York morgue attendant shared ‘graphic’ autopsy images and video on social media

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A New York morgue attendant allegedly shared “graphic and disturbing” autopsy photos and videos to her Instagram and TikTok accounts, according to a lawsuit.

“As a morgue attendant, Sharpton assumed a position of the utmost trust and confidence with Northwell,” the suit states.

She was fired on 17 March after other staff members raised the alarm about her social media postings. »