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Michael Cohen now popular in New York as friends and strangers encourage him to become ‘hero’ that saves America from Trump: report

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Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, has had a wild ride of late.

Last September, Cohen said he would take a bullet for the president.

But things have changed since April, when his office and residence were raided by federal authorities.

In New York, Cohen has gone from being taunted by strangers in restaurants and on the street to having people encourage him to flip on the president and become a hero, Vanity Fair reports.

Cohen still hasn’t met with federal prosecutors, three sources tell Vanity Fair, and none of them knew if he would flip.

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“After a year of scrutiny and mounting legal bills, he is not the same man who once offered to be a human shield for the Trumps,” the report reads.

As more people realize this, Cohen is suddenly popular. One woman recently chased him down the street, shouting that he could be a “hero” if he flips.

Another sent him this message: “Please let him know that he could go down in history as the man that saved this country. I think his family would be so proud of him. Even people like me that were disgusted with the things we heard on those audio recordings, would totally forgive him.”

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White supremacists accounted for majority of terror-related arrests in last year: FBI director

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FBI Director Christopher Wray told lawmakers on Tuesday that his agency has so far made roughly 100 terrorism-related arrests so far this fiscal year -- and the majority of them are related in some way to the white supremacist movement.

As Washington Post reporter Matt Zapotosky reports, Wray made his remarks about white supremacist terrorists while being questioned by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) during an appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Despite the fact that white supremacists accounted for a majority of terror-related arrests in the first three quarters of this fiscal year, however, Wray also said that the FBI still considers jihadi-inspired terrorism to be the greater overall threat.

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Florida cop runs down wheelie-popping black teen on bicycle — then officers shock him with a Taser

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Florida police chased down a black teenager, struck his bicycle and then violently arrested him after he fled in terror.

Jaydon Stubbs and four friends were riding July 17 on their way to Hollywood Beach when an officer spotted the teens in an area where there had been a string of recent burglaries, reported WPLG-TV.

The officer saw the boys popping wheelies and ignoring traffic laws, so she tried to stop them for questioning -- but they split up and rode away from her.

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Here’s how Boris Johnson is already shaping up to be Britain’s Trump

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On Tuesday, Boris Johnson, former British Foreign Secretary and leader of the Conservative Party, secured the votes in Parliament to become the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

It is an outcome that was long considered likely — and it creates parallels with the 2016 election of President Donald Trump in the United States, as there are a great many similarities between the politics and styles of these two men, notes NPR.

First, and most obviously, both men are brusque right-wing populists who have made controlling immigration their core issue on the political stage — in Trump's case it is building the wall, while in Johnson's case it is implementing Brexit.

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