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FILE - In this July 2, 2020, file photo, Audrey Strauss, acting U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, points to a photo of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell during a news conference in New York. On Tuesday, Nov. 24, one of Maxwell's attorneys said that her client is awakened every 15 minutes in jail while she sleeps to ensure she's breathing. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Lawyer: Epstein's ex Maxwell faces onerous jail conditions

Nov. 24, 2020 6:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite charged with finding girls in the 1990s for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse, said Tuesday that her client is awakened every 15 minutes in jail while she sleeps to ensure she's breathing. Attorney Bobbi Sternheim told a...

Epstein ex Maxwell isolated after prison staffer gets virus

Nov. 23, 2020 6:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell, the one-time girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein, is in quarantine at a New York City federal lockup after a staff member there tested positive for the coronavirus, prosecutors said Monday. In a letter to a judge, prosecutors said Maxwell, 58, was put in isolation last...

Growing online theory says Wyoming doesn't exist

Nov. 22, 2020 10:10 AM EST

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — To live in Wyoming is to face a fundamental existential question: Does the state exist and if not, what does that mean for those who live here? Much like Shakespeare’s famous rhetorical “to be, or not to be,” residents of an assumed state may exist on an...

Today in History

Nov. 19, 2020 12:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 19, the 324th day of 2020. There are 42 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania. On this date: In 1600,...

Federal prison left inmates with virus in housing for a week

Nov. 17, 2020 6:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal prison complex in Louisiana that emerged as an early coronavirus hotspot — with hundreds of inmates suffering from the virus — failed to comply with federal health guidance and left inmates with the virus in their housing units for a week without being isolated,...

Jessica Mann arrives at Harvey Weinstein's trial on charges of rape and sexual assault, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in New York.  A group of women, including Mann, who said they were victimized by Weinstein,  endorsed former prosecutor Lucy Lang on Tuesday, Nov. 17 to replace the Manhattan district attorney who put the movie mogul behind bars. Mann's days of grueling testimony helped lead to Weinstein's conviction. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Weinstein accusers endorse Manhattan DA candidate Lucy Lang

Nov. 17, 2020 11:23 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of women who say they were victimized by Harvey Weinstein, including one who testified at his trial, have endorsed former prosecutor Lucy Lang to replace the Manhattan district attorney who put the movie mogul behind bars. The women announcing support for Lang's candidacy Tuesday...

FILE - This March 28, 2017, file photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry shows Jeffrey Epstein. A Justice Department report has found former Labor Secretary Alex Acosta exercised “poor judgment” in handling an investigation into wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein when he was a top federal prosecutor in Florida. The report was obtained by The Associated Press and is a culmination of an investigation by the Justice Department’s Office of Professional Responsibility over Acosta’s handling of a secret plea deal with Epstein, who had been accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. (New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, File)

Justice Dept.: 'Poor judgment' used in Epstein plea deal

Nov. 12, 2020 10:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department report has found that former Labor Secretary Alex Acosta exercised “poor judgment” in handling an investigation into wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein when he was a top federal prosecutor in Florida. But it also says he did not engage in professional...

Justice Dept: Ex-Labor Sec. Acosta used 'poor judgment' in handling Jeffrey Epstein case when he was Florida prosecutor

Nov. 12, 2020 1:48 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Dept: Ex-Labor Sec. Acosta used 'poor judgment' in handling Jeffrey Epstein case when he was Florida prosecutor.
FILE - In this July 2, 2020, file photo, Audrey Strauss, acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, points to a photo of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell during a news conference, in New York. Transcripts released Thursday show the ex-girlfriend of financier Jeffrey Epstein was combative and defensive under tough questioning four years ago about her ex-boyfriend’s interactions with underage girls. Ghislaine Maxwell said she

Evidence deadline looms in case of Epstein's ex-girlfriend

Nov. 3, 2020 8:36 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors and defense lawyers are clashing days before a deadline for evidence to be turned over in the prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein’s one-time girlfriend on charges that she recruited girls for him to sexually abuse. The trial of Ghislaine Maxwell is not scheduled to start until...

Norway's Larsen resigns as think tank CEO over Epstein link

Nov. 3, 2020 1:20 AM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Former Norwegian diplomat and politician Terje Rød Larsen, an architect of the Oslo peace accords, has resigned as president and CEO of the International Peace Institute and apologized for his “failed judgment” in securing donations from foundations related to...