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Actor Jussie Smollett makes a court appearance at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago, Illinois. Photo by E. Jason Wambsgans/Reuters
Special prosecutor appointed to investigate Jussie Smollett case

The former "Empire" actor, who is black and gay, maintains that the January attack was not orchestrated. But if the special prosecutor, former U.S. Attorney Dan Webb, determines that the charges shouldn't have been dropped, he could recommend that they…

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