NYC jury deliberating Michael Avenatti case ends 1st day of deliberations without reaching verdict, signals deadlock
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NEW YORK — Jurors deliberating whether disgraced celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti stole $300,000 from his ex-client Stormy Daniels ended their first full day of deliberations Thursday without reaching a verdict. The panelists, who began deliberating late Wednesday, signaled they were deadlocked early in the day in a note to the court after just four hours of talks. “We are unable to come to a consensus on count one,” read the first jury note, sent out at around 11 a.m. “What are our next steps?” Manhattan Federal Court Judge Jesse Furman told them to continue deliberating. Avenatti faces on...