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Prosecutor seeks more than 7 years in prison for ex-officer Kim Potter for Daunte Wright’s death

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Prosecutors have asked a judge to sentence former Brooklyn Center police officer Kimberly Potter to more than seven years in prison for Daunte Wright's death. Potter was convicted in December of first-degree and se...

Emma Watson responds to ‘Harry Potter’ reunion mix up with Emma Roberts

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Emma Watson is taking a Emma Roberts photo snafu in stride. During the HBO Max special "Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts," a photo of a young Roberts was mistakenly identified as Watson. Watson shar...

Jon Stewart accuses J.K. Rowling of anti-Semitism over portrayal of goblins in ‘Harry Potter’ franchise

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The films have been mocked in the past for their depiction of the goblins who run the underground wizarding world’s bank, Gringotts. When the film came out in 2001, many noticed that they resemble an anti-Semitic car...

‘Harry Potter’ reunion producers admit to using photo of Emma Roberts instead of Emma Watson

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On New Year's Day, HBO Max debuted the retrospective, which reunited key cast members from the movie franchise, such as Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson. Watson, as fans know, played Hermione Granger in...

‘Harry Potter’ star Daniel Radcliffe admits childhood crush on co-star Helena Bonham Carter: ‘I do love you’

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In the upcoming HBO Max’s reunion special "Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts," the cast got candid about their on-set crushes during filming. Emma Watson admitted to "falling in love" with Tom Felton ...

Emma Watson recalls considering leaving ‘Harry Potter’ franchise: ‘The fame thing had finally hit home’

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The actress, along with several of her co-stars, skyrocketed to fame at a young age in 2001 when they appeared in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." While Watson and her co-stars have parlayed their early stard...

Daunte Wright’s mother says she’s thankful for the guilty verdicts against ex-officer Kim Potter

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Daunte Wright's mother said Friday the guilty verdict against former police officer Kim Potter for fatally shooting Wright isn't quite justice, but it is accountability, and she's thankful for it. "Justice would be ...

Kim Potter trial: Former police officer facing up to 15 years in prison on manslaughter convictions

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The jury, six men and six women, deliberated for more than 27 hours over the course of four days before reaching their verdict on Thursday afternoon.  Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said outside the courtho...

Judge Jeanine ‘stunned’ at Kim Potter guilty verdict: ‘None of us really expected it’

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"I must tell you, I was stunned at the verdict," Pirro said on "The Story." "It is a kind of verdict that, you know, none of us really expected, especially the top count of manslaughter in the first degree. This woma...

Kim Potter made a mistake. Her jury did not, but maybe the law needs to be reviewed

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Many predicted that the largely white jury would deliver racial injustice. As with the jury in the murder trial of Ahmaud Arbery, these jurors showed again that they exhibit the objectivity and integrity too often mi...

Kim Potter trial: Minneapolis jury reaches verdict in Daunte Wright shooting

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"A trial outcome has been reached and will be read on the record today between 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. CST," according to a notification sent out by the Minnesota Judicial Branch by midday Thursday.  The jury, comprised...

Kim Potter jury indicates potential deadlock, asks judge what happens ‘if a jury cannot reach consensus’

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Judge Regina Chu read the jury's question for the court, "If a jury cannot reach consensus, what is the guidance around how long and what steps should be taken?" The judge responded by reading part of the instruction...

Kim Potter trial: jury deliberates for second day in case over shooting death of Daunte Wright

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As of 12:15 p.m. ET Tuesday, the Minneapolis jury had deliberated for seven hours and 30 minutes, with the majority of that time – five hours and 15 minutes – being from Monday. Kim Potter, 49, faces up to 15 years i...

Kim Potter trial: Defense rests case after former Minneapolis-area police officer wraps emotional testimony

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Potter, 49, was on the stand for about three hours, beginning just before 11 a.m. local time. Wearing a cream-colored flower-patterned shirt and a light sweater, she grew upset, even audibly crying, at times when sho...

Kim Potter taking the witness stand is ‘a do-or-die strategy,’ attorney says

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Potter, a 26-year police veteran, is facing first- and second-degree manslaughter charges after shooting and killing Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, in April when she mistook her Taser for her handgun.  After...

Kim Potter trial: Daunte Wright, repeat offender killed by ex-cop, appears in yet another felony complaint

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Former Brooklyn Center Police Officer Kim Potter is on trial for Wright's death, facing first- and second-degree manslaughter charges. Wright’s father, Aubrey Wright, took the stand Wednesday as a character witness t...

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