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Topic - Steven Pagones
The first criminal charges were filed in the Benghazi terror attack and a mysterious priest some are calling an angel assisted rescuers during a Missouri car crash. On the international stage, the U.S. Embassy in Yemen was evacuated due to terror threats — although the State Department would only define the move as a 'reduction in staffing.' Here's a recap, or wrap, of the week that was from The Washington Times.
A defiantly unapologetic Tawana Brawley began paying off damages last week, 25 years after falsely accusing ex-prosecutor Steven Pagones of rape, The New York Post reported.
It may have taken more than two decades, but Tawana Brawley — who falsely accused New York prosecutor Steven Pagones of rape — was tracked down and given a court order to settle a defamation case against her.
"Every week, she'll think of me," he said. "And every week, she can think about how she has a way out — she can simply tell the truth."
"It's a long time coming," he said, adding that he would have forgiven the debt if Miss Brawley gave a confession.