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'Empire' actor convicted of falsely reporting homophobic, racist hate crime

Haaretz Friday, 8 March 2019
Jussie Smollett charged with 16 counts of disorderly conduct for alleging attack by Trump supporters
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A grand jury in Chicago has returned a 16-count felony indictment against television actor JussieSmollett, accusing him of falsely reporting to police that he was the victim of a hate-crime assault, according to court documents made public on Friday. Tamara Lindstrom reports.

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