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The lawyer defending accused killer Brian Kohberger once represented the mother of one of Kohberger’s alleged victims in a switch-up that left the grieving mom feeling betrayed.

Court-appointed defense attorney Anne Taylor had counseled slain University of Idaho student Xana Kernodle’s mom in an unrelated drug case when she suddenly withdrew her services on Jan. 5, court records show.

The same day, Kohberger, 28, made his first court appearance in Idaho — with Taylor representing him.

“I am heartbroken because I trusted her,” Kernodle’s mom, Cara Northington, told News Nation’s Ashleigh Banfield in a Wednesday interview.

“[Taylor] pretended that she was wanting to help me … And to find out that she’s representing him, I can’t even convey how betrayed I feel,” said Northington.

Taylor, who is chief of the Kootenai County Public Defender’s Office, was the attorney for Northington in at least two cases, the outlet reported.

Most recently, she was defending Northington after the mother was arrested and hit with drug possession charges on Nov. 19, six days after her daughter and three others were killed, allegedly by Taylor’s current client.

She dropped that case when she was appointed by a judge to represent Kohberger.


Kohberger smirks at public defender Anne Taylor during a hearing in Latah County District Court on Jan. 5, 2023.
Kohberger smirks at public defender Anne Taylor during a hearing in Latah County District Court on Jan. 5, 2023.
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Northington said she only found out about the connection from a friend who found out through Reddit.

“I don’t understand how she could do this … I don’t understand what happens now. Does she still have power of attorney?” Northington said.

Xana Kernodle.
Xana Kernodle.

Kohberger is accused of the slaying of four Idaho University students.
Kohberger is accused of the slaying of four Idaho University students.


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Kohberger is accused of fatally stabbing 20-year-old Kernodle, her boyfriend Ethan Chapin, also 20, and her two roommates Madison Mogen, 21 and Kaylee Goncalves, 21 inside their off-campus home on Nov. 13.

The criminology student at Washington State University has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder and one count of burglary in the shocking crime.


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I have to ‘learn to read’ before Barbra Streisand memoir

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Lea Michele is poking fun at rumors claiming she can’t read, joking that Barbra Streisand’s memoir release has given her a looming deadline.

“265 days to learn to read,” the “Glee” alum captioned a TikTok shared Wednesday, which showed the actress covering her mouth in a shocked expression.

Michele, 36, leaned out of the video’s frame to show the cover of Streisand’s upcoming memoir, “My Name Is Barbra.”

The 80-year-old singer’s book will be published in November, with her publisher calling it “frank, funny, opinionated, and charming.”

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Lea Michele joked she wants to “learn to read” before Barbra Streisand’s memoir is released.
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In a press release, Viking wrote, “Barbra Streisand is a living legend, a woman who in a career spanning six decades has excelled in every area of entertainment, and this engrossing and delightful book will be eagerly welcomed by her millions of fans.”

The statement continued, “Dozens of books have been written about Streisand, and now in My Name Is Barbra, she tells her story in her own words.”

Michele’s social media upload, which her followers praised as “iconic” and “funny,” did not mark the first time she has addressed speculation about her reading and writing skills.

The Broadway star called the rumors “sad” in a September 2022 New York Times interview.

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The “Glee” alum has “265 days” left.

Lea Michele shows Barbra Streisand cover
The “Glee” alum has “265 days” left.


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Lea Michele smiles with shocked expression in front of Barbra Streisand memoir
The “Glee” alum has “265 days” left.


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“I think often if I were a man, a lot of this wouldn’t be the case,” she said, pointing out that she showed up to the “Glee” set with her lines memorized “every single day” for six seasons.

Last month, one of Michele’s friends — and former “Scream Queens” co-star” — Emma Roberts played coy about the longstanding gossip on “Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen.”

Michele has clapped back at speculation in the past.
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“We have not been in book club together,” the “American Horror Story” alum teased.

However, when Michele began starring in “Funny Girl” on Broadway last year, she received, and presumably read, a “beautiful letter” from Streisand, who once played the role.

“It was very sweet,” Michele gushed to Seth Meyers in December 2022. “She was like, ‘It’s really wonderful when your dreams come true, isn’t it?’”

The Emmy nominee “fell to [her] knees” over the note and immediately called her loved ones.


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Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders waits to deliver the Republican response to the State of the Union address by President Joe Biden on February 7, 2023 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Biden tonight vowed to not allow the U.S. to default on its debt by calling on Congress to raise the debt-ceiling and chastising Republicans seeking to leverage the standoff to force spending cuts. (Photo by Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images)
Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders waits to deliver the Republican response to the State of the Union address by President Joe Biden on February 7, 2023 in Little Rock, Arkansas. (Photo by Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images)

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7:30 AM PT – Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Arkansas governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders issued a rebuttal to President Joe Biden’s state of the union address.

Huckabee Sanders (R-Ark.) had a lot to say in response to Biden’s speech on Tuesday, which largely hit on his campaign talking points, glossed over America’s struggling economy and soaring inflation rates, blaming the issues on the pandemic.

This despite the Biden administration refusing to lift the COVID state of emergency until may. 

Huckabee Sanders ripped on woke America and the left’s attack on America’s founding principles. She called for a “new generation of Republican leadership” and said that the American people have a choice “between normal or crazy.”

“Being a mom to three young children taught me not to believe every story I hear,” Sanders started her speech. “So, forgive me for not believing much of anything I heard tonight from President Biden. From out-of-control inflation and violent crime to the dangerous border crisis and threat from China, Biden and the Democrats have failed you.”

 The Arkansas Republican hit on the ways in which she and Biden are different.

“At 40, I’m the youngest governor in the country, and at 80, he’s the oldest president in American history,” she said. “I’m the first woman to lead my state, and he’s the first man to surrender his presidency to a woke mob that can’t even tell you what a woman is.”

The Arkansas governor also highlighted the weight of America’s downfall under Biden’s stewardship.

“In the radical left’s America, Washington taxes you and lights your hard-earned money on fire,” she went on. “But you get crushed with high gas prices, empty grocery shelves, and our children are taught to hate one another on account of their race, not to love one another or our great country.”

She went on to say that the Biden administration was “completely hijacked by the radical left” and that the “dividing line” is no longer between right and left.

“The choice is between normal or crazy,” she explained. “It is time for a new generation of Republican leadership.”

She also pointed out all the things that the Biden administration had inherited, and that the Democrats had “destroyed it all.”

“President Biden inherited the fastest economic recovery on record. The most secure border in history,” she listed. “Cheap abundant, home-grown energy. Fast-rising wages. A rebuilt military. And a world that was stable and at peace. But over the last two years, Democrats destroyed it all. Despite Democrats’ trillions in reckless spending and mountains of debt, we now have the worst border crisis in American history.”

Finally, she explained that America is a great country because it is a truly free country, but now that freedom is under attack and that Biden and the Democrats had failed the people.

“America is great because we are free. But today, our freedom is under attack, and the America we love is in danger. President Biden and the Democrats have failed you. It’s time for a change. A New Generation of Republican leaders is stepping up, not to be caretakers of the status quo, but to be change makers for the American people,” she said. “We know not what the future holds, but we know who holds the future in His hands. And with God as our witness, we will show the world that America is still the place where freedom reins and liberty will never die,”

Huckabee sanders is the daughter of former Republican Governor Mike Huckabee, and had served as White House press secretary under former President Donald Trump. She had also made history when she was inaugurated as the first female governor of Arkansas on January 10th




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“I had decided to abstain from drugs, white claw and Adderall, and sex,” the reality star wrote, noting that she “went immediately to a meeting.”


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