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    Legendary Italian composer Ennio Morricone passed away at the age of 91 in Rome following complications from a fall last week. This piece of tragic news made the late star’s admirers sad and in no time internet was filled with condolences messages. His achievements were unmatched as right from being an Oscar winner to getting nominated for a further six Academy Awards, Ennio was indeed an inspiration to many out there. Now, Bollywood music composer AR Rahman has tweeted on Morricone’s demise...
    Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s last movie on the big screen is going to be Mukesh Chhabra helmed Dil Bechara. The movie also stars Sanjana Sanghi as the female lead opposite Sushant. On July 6, the trailer of the flick dropped online and fans, as well as his industry walllahs, are excited to watch SSR on the silverscreen for one last time. While Twitter is flooded with lots of emotional messages for Sushant, amid this it is music composer AR...
    A pair of attorneys who have been charged with throwing a molotov cocktail at a packed New York City Police Department (NYPD) vehicle during riots have been released on bail. Colinford Mattis, 32-years-old, and Urooj Rahman, 31-years-old, were released on bail in New York City this week thanks to a ruling by an appeals court. The pair were previously ordered back to jail last month while they await trial. Rahman, federal prosecutors allege, was recorded on surveillance footage throwing a...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Two attorneys charged with tossing a Molotov cocktail at an NYPD vehicle in Brooklyn during the height of the George Floyd protests have been released on bail to home confinement.An appeals court on Tuesday reversed a decision made on June 5 to revoke the bond of Urooj Rahman and Colinford Mattis.Prosecutors had argued the two suspects were a continued danger to society. Four officers escaped the police vehicle in Fort Greene after Rahman...
    The two Brooklyn lawyers charged with hurling a Molotov cocktail at a marked NYPD vehicle during the George Floyd protests may go free on bail as the case moves forward, a federal appeals panel affirmed Tuesday. Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman both came up with the $250,000 bonds needed to secure their release earlier this month, only for federal prosecutors to appeal the offer of bail, leaving the pair locked in a state of legal limbo — and the...
    A FEDERAL appeals court ruled that the two lawyers accused of hurling a Molotov cocktail into an empty NYPD vehicle can be released on bail pending their trial. Colinford Mattis, 32 and Urooj Rahman, 31, both came up with the $250,000 bonds needed to secure their release earlier this month, only for federal prosecutors to appeal the offer of bail leaving the pair locked inside the Metropolitan Detention Center. 3 Colinford Mattis, on the left and Urooj Rahman on the...
    The Brooklyn lawyer federally charged with tossing a Molotov cocktail into an empty NYPD vehicle during George Floyd protests in the Big Apple pleaded not guilty to all charges Monday. see also Judge compares bomb throwing lawyers to Weather Underground radicals A federal appeals court judge on Tuesday compared the two... Urooj Rahman, 31, who was previously ordered held at the Metropolitan Detention Center, entered the plea through her lawyer Paul Shechtman via a teleconference arraignment with Brooklyn...
    Brooklyn attorneys Colinford Mattis, left, and Urooj Rahman, right Following the violent murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, protests have erupted both across the country and worldwide. While most protests remain peaceful, some incidents of violence and property damage have been reported; as a result, some activists and protestors have been arrested. While thousands have been arrested nationwide, two young POC Brooklyn lawyers accused of burning a vacant New York Police Department (NYPD) vehicle have made headlines for their...
    A federal appeals court judge on Tuesday compared the two lawyers accused of tossing a Molotov cocktail into an empty cop car to Weather Underground radicals who accidentally blew up a Greenwich Village townhouse in 1970. Judge Gerard Lynch made the comparison as attorneys for accused bomb-throwers Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman argued for their clients to be released on bail to a three-judge panel from the Second Circuit Court. In his comment, Judge Lynch said there is precedent for...
    A federal appeals court judge on Tuesday compared the two lawyers accused of tossing a Molotov cocktail into an empty cop car to Weather Underground radicals who accidentally blew up a Greenwich Village townhouse in 1970. Judge Gerard Lynch made the comparison as attorneys for accused bomb-throwers Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman argued for their clients to be released on bail to a three-judge panel from the Second Circuit Court. In his comment, Judge Lynch said there is precedent for...
    New York (CNN)On an early October evening in 2014, a group of New York University law school students gathered for a joint birthday party at (Le) Poisson Rouge, a popular bar and music venue a few blocks from campus.One of the birthday celebrants, Colinford Mattis, quickly hit it off with another guest, Urooj Rahman, who was studying law at Fordham. Both raised in Brooklyn, the two bonded over their professional interest in human rights and their engagement in local politics,...
    Two Brooklyn lawyers, and a third upstate New York woman, accused of targeting the NYPD with Molotov cocktails during protests last month were indicted in federal court on Friday. They face life in prison if convicted on every charge. Lawyers Urooj Rahman, 31, and Colinford Mattis, 32, are accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail at a parked NYPD vehicle during violent protests in late May. NYPD surveillance recorded Rahman allegedly tossing the incendiary device before fleeing the area....
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The fate of a black death row inmate in Tennessee, whose sentence was reduced to life in prison over concerns about racism at his trial, is up in the air after the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals on Tuesday heard an appeal of the sentence reduction. Abu-Ali Abdur’Rahman (AHB’-dur-RAK’-mahn) was sentenced to death for the 1986 murder of Patrick Daniels. He was scheduled to be executed in April, but last fall a judge resentenced him based...
    They were New York’s answer to the American dream: a couple of Brooklyn kids who clawed their way from humble beginnings to top law schools, good jobs and valued volunteer work. Urooj Rahman and Colinford Mattis may have put a match to it all last week, when they joined the first wave of George Floyd protests sweeping the city — and allegedly tossed a Molotov cocktail at an empty NYPD patrol car parked near the 88th Precinct stationhouse in Fort Greene....
    (CNN)Two attorneys are back in custody Friday for charges in connection with a Molotov cocktail attack on a police patrol car during protests in Brooklyn last weekend in the wake of George Floyds death.A federal appeals court ruled they should not remain in home detention while prosecutors appeal their bail decision. The lawyers, Colinford Mattis, 32, and Urooj Rahman, 31, had been out on bail with electronic monitoring. On Saturday night, Brooklyn federal prosecutors charged them with causing damage by...
    A pair of lawyers charged with throwing a Molotov cocktail into a New York City police vehicle amid civil unrest last weekend was back in federal custody Friday after a federal court sided with prosecutors in keeping them detained. The ruling from the three-member Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals reversed a lower court decision to release Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman to home confinement with GPS monitoring pending bail. Mattis, 32, and Rahman, 31, are accused of firebombing an unoccupied NYPD vehicle early Saturday as clashes between...
    The Brooklyn lawyer accused of tossing a Molotov cocktail into an NYPD vehicle blamed Mayor Bill de Blasio for not holding back cops for their own protection less than an hour before the incident, according to a video interview. “I think this protest is a long time coming,” lawyer Urooj Rahman said near the Barclays Center in Brooklyn around 12:15 a.m. May 30. “This s–t won’t ever stop unless we f–kin’ take it all down. And that’s why the anger...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals will begin offering a livestream of oral arguments during in-person proceedings next week in Nashville. A news release from the court says the June 9 livestream will be available on the TNCourts.gov YouTube page. The current judicial emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic limits in-person access to the courthouse. TOP STORIES Oregon journalist Andy Ngo sues Antifa for $900,000 for campaign of terror Trump campaign confident as Biden...
    A former intelligence analyst who worked in both the Departments of State and Defense during the Obama administration guaranteed bail for a New York lawyer who allegedly fired bombed an NYPD vehicle — calling her “my best friend.” Salmah Rizvi, a NYU Law grad who now works for the prestigious DC firm Ropes & Grey, helped secure the release of fellow lawyer Urooj Rahman by agreeing to be a suretor for her bail during a bail hearing in Brooklyn federal...
    The pair of accused bomb-throwing lawyers charged with hurling a Molotov cocktail at a cop car in Brooklyn early Saturday were cut loose from jail on bond — and now prosecutors are appealing their release to a higher court. The US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York filed the appeal Tuesday with the Second Circuit Court to stay the release of Colinford Mattis, 32, and his alleged accomplice, 31-year-old Urooj Rahman. They argued in the appeal that...
    The two attorneys busted for throwing a Molotov cocktail through a police car window during protests in Brooklyn early Saturday were trying to pass out the incendiary devices to demonstrators in the crowd, federal authorities said Monday. Brooklyn community board member Colinford Mattis, 32, and his alleged accomplice, 31-year-old Urooj Rahman, were driving around in a tan minivan near a clash between police and demonstrators at the 88th Precinct stationhouse in Fort Greene, federal prosecutors for the Eastern District of New York...
    The two Brooklyn lawyers accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail into a police car during a protest early Saturday morning are set to be released from federal lockup after a judge approved bond for the pair in court hearings Monday. Judge Steven Gold approved $250,000 bond for both Brooklyn community board member Colinford Mattis, 32, and his alleged accomplice, 31-year-old Urooj Rahman — despite strenuous objections from federal prosecutors. Both Mattis and Rahman will be subject to home confinement and...
    The two attorneys busted for throwing a Molotov cocktail through a police car window during protests in Brooklyn Friday night were trying pass out the explosive devices to demonstrators in the crowd, federal authorities said Monday. Brooklyn community board member Colinford Mattis, 32, and his alleged accomplice, 31-year-old Urooj Rahman, were driving around in a tan minivan near a clash between police and demonstrators at the 88th Precinct station house in Fort Greene Saturday night, federal prosecutors for the Eastern...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Oral arguments are set for June 9 in an appeal by Tennessee officials after an inmate was spared execution due to his claim that racism tainted the jury selection at his trial. State officials will argue in front of the Court of Criminal Appeals that the death sentence should be reinstated for Abu-Ali Abdur-Rahman. Last August, a Nashville judge approved an agreement between Abu-Ali Abdur-Rahman and Nashville’s district attorney to resentence Abdur’Rahman to life...