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Here’s the latest for Saturday, March 16th: French protesters riot in Paris; Many rivers and creeks in the midwest are at record levels; April the giraffe gives birth; Thousands turn out to watch Chicago river dyed green.

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US actor Smollett pleads not guilty to false attack report

US television actor Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to staging a hate-motivated attack and filing a false report with Chicago police. IMAGES of his arrival at court

Jussie Smollett arrives at court

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett has arrived at a Chicago courthouse where he’s expected to plead not guilty to charges accusing him of lying to the police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack. (March 14)

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R. Kelly back at court for child support case

Singer R. Kelly was back at court in Chicago for a hearing on his child support case. Kelly was arrested earlier this month for $161,633 in unpaid child support. (March 13)

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ShowBiz Minute: Huffman, Smollett, Spears

Felicity Huffman seen after court appearance in college bribery case; Actor Jussie Smollett makes brief court appearance; Britney Spears musical stage comedy is set for Chicago. (March 13)

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Smollett attends procedural hearing over alleged attack hoax

American actor Jussie Smollett arriving at court for a procedural hearing. A grand jury has indicted him on 16 felony counts, accusing him of lying to police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack by two masked men in downtown Chicago. Police allege that Smollett, who is black and gay, staged the Jan. 29 attack because he was unhappy with his salary and wanted to promote his career. IMAGES

Democrats choose Milwaukee for 2020 convention

The Democratic National Committee has selected Milwaukee to host the 2020 national convention. It’s the first time in over a century that Democrats will be in a Midwest city other than Chicago to nominate their presidential candidate. (March 11)

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US R&B singer R Kelly released from jail

R&B singer R Kelly has been released from a Chicago jail after a US$161,000 child support payment was made on his behalf. (March 9)

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