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Ghislaine Maxwell has messy jail cell, doesn’t flush toilet, prosecutors allege

Accused Jeffrey Epstein madam Ghislaine Maxwell has let her Brooklyn jail cell become a mess — and frequently doesn’t flush her toilet after using it, prosecutors alleged in a letter Tuesday. In the letter filed in Manhattan federal court, prosecutors responded to a claim — which Maxwell’s lawyers made in February — that she was...
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Researchers now have an estimate for just how many T. rex once roamed Earth
As many as 2.5 billion Tyrannosaurus rex roamed the Earth during their fascinating reign as top predators, according to a team of paleontologists from the University of California, Berkeley.
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Diabetes cases have quadrupled since 1980
A new World Health Organization report says that cases of diabetes have skyrocketed, quadrupling from 108 million worldwide in 1980 to over 420 million cases today. NYU Langone Medical Center Endocrinologist Dr. Dorothy Fink has the details for CBSN.
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Clinton's attacks get sharper as Sanders gains momentum
Hillary Clinton sharpened her criticisms of Bernie Sanders' policy positions after Sanders pulled off a win in the key primary state of Wisconsin, the latest in his string of victories. CBS News congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN to talk politics.
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Massive wildfire burns across Oklahoma
Crews are working overtime to contain a massive wildfire that has burned over 55,000 acres in Northwest Oklahoma. Strong winds are blamed for exacerbating the fire. CBS News correspondent Manuel Bojorquez has the latest details for CBSN.
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Sharon Osbourne tuned out ‘The Talk’s’ return episode after race row
“She didn’t watch the show. She doesn’t care. It’s really behind her. That’s not what her life is about," an insider told Page Six.
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LGBT protests against MS bill, another Takata airbag fatality: #CBSN10 trending stories
LGBT activists protest a Mississippi religious freedom bill, faulty Takata airbags cause another fatality, Florida Governor Rick Scott is heckled while ordering coffee, country music legend Merle Haggard dies at 79 and more are among today's CBSNews.com trending stories.
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Karen Olivo leaving Broadway's 'Moulin Rouge'
Tony-winning actress Karen Olivo has announced she is leaving the Broadway production of "Moulin Rouge! The Musical" due to a lack of response by the theater community over allegations producer Scott Rudin verbally and physically abused numerous staff members at his production company over the years.
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Cruz gains momentum heading into New York
Ted Cruz called his big victory over Donald Trump in Wisconsin a "turning point" in the GOP race, but Trump is expected to perform well in the upcoming primary in his home state of New York. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett has analysis for CBSN.
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Kristin Cavallari on how to support mom-owned businesses
"Surrounding yourself with other mom entrepreneurs...and sharing your stories and helping each other out, I think, is really important," Cavallari said.
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Are Unemployment Benefits Really Making It Impossible for Restaurants to Hire?
Weighing the evidence in a late-pandemic mystery.
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Ford facing criticism amid planned move to Mexico
Starting this summer, production of smaller Fords will move from the Wayne, Michigan, plant to Mexico. Ford says that its decision will create 2,800 new jobs -- in Mexico. Dean Reynolds reports.
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Clinton hits Sanders on guns, economy
Hillary Clinton continues to hold a commanding delegate lead over Bernie Sanders, despite losing several states. Clinton went into overdrive Wednesday, hitting Sanders on the economy and guns. Nancy Cordes has more.
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Biden finally saw the folly of our Afghan adventure, but Trump got it first
Nearly two decades, $2 trillion and more than 2,300 US casualties later, President Joe Biden has announced that it is time to withdraw our forces from Afghanistan. Biden is absolutely right. As we approach the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and the 10th anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s killing, we need to accept the fact that...
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Dale Moss says he and Clare Crawley are ‘in a good place’
After Page Six exclusively revealed that "Bachelorette" couple Clare Crawley and Dale Moss had split, the pair rekindled their romance.
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Army drill instructor Jonathan Pentland suspended over shove
A US Army soldier charged with assaulting a black man outside his South Carolina home for being “in the wrong neighborhood” has been suspended by authorities at Fort Jackson. Jonathan Pentland, 42, whose assault on the unidentified victim Monday went viral, was charged with third-degree assault and battery in the incident — which brought Black...
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This week on "Sunday Morning" (April 18)
A look at the features for this week's broadcast of the #1 Sunday morning news program
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Mets showing some early positives in wild start to season
At least the Mets managed to play three straight games without interruption this week, before another rainout Thursday ended the streak. Eight games played, six postponed or suspended — it’s April baseball in a pandemic. With snow in the weekend forecast at the Mets’ next stop, Colorado, a few observations from the eight games manager...
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Woman reads the riot act to Fla. Gov. Rick Scott at coffee stop
A Florida woman lashed out at Gov. Rick Scott for cutting Medicaid and signing a bill to defund clinics like Planned Parentood. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers has more on the confrontation caught on camera at a coffee shop.
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Analysis: How sanctions and withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan will impact U.S.-Russia relations
President Biden signed an executive order authorizing sweeping sanctions against Russia on Thursday. CBS News' Natalie Brand reports on the retaliatory actions the U.S. is taking in response to Russian cyberattacks and election interference. Then, Nina Krushcheva, International Affairs Professor at The New School and great granddaughter of the former Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" with more analysis including how the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan will impact U.S.-Russia relations.
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Red Envelope Stories: Asian Americans share their struggles with identity and discrimination in online newsletter
Amid rising anti-Asian racism and attacks during the pandemic, some members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community are sharing their stories of struggles with identity and discrimination in an online newsletter called "Red Envelope Stories." Co-founder Michelle Liu joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with more on what prompted her to start the conversation.
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Sneak peek: A Mother Accused
In her only interview, a mother convicted of murder by poisoning her son with salt claims it was the hospital's mistake. Is she right? "48 Hours" correspondent Troy Roberts investigates Saturday, Sept. 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.
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Browns, Giants, Raiders players latest to opt out of in-person voluntary workouts
Cleveland Browns players say they proved last year they'll be ready to compete without an in-person offseason conditioning program.     
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Alec Burks exceeding Knicks’ wildest expectations
DALLAS — The only mistake Knicks president Leon Rose made during November’s free agency was not giving Alec Burks a two-year deal. With his savvy, cool, fourth-quarter shotmaking, Burks is emerging as an NBA Sixth Man of the Year candidate. Ironically, his biggest competition, Jordan Clarkson, plays for the same Jazz outfit where Burks spent...
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Former prep school student convicted of sexual assault seeks new trial
Owen Labrie, the former prep school student acquitted of rape, but convicted of other sexual assault charges is seeking a new trial. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman and Jay Rancourt, Labrie's attorney, join CBSN to discuss.
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Biden admin to brief full Senate on decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan
The Biden Administration is expected to deliver a briefing to the full Senate next week on its decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September 11, sources told Fox News. 
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Is Donald Trump in trouble after Wisconsin loss?
Donald Trump suffered a big loss in Wisconsin Tuesday, but recent polls show that the GOP front-runner is still leading in New York. Politico's Eli Stokols joins CBSN from Washington with the latest.
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Disneyland: Some fans report wait of seven, eight hours to buy tickets ahead of April 30 reopening
Some users said they waited upwards of seven hours to secure a reservation and ticket under Disneyland's new system on Thursday. Others complained of Disney website issues.      
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Why are these Kanye West sneakers valued at more than $1 million?
Sotheby's says a pair of Air Yeezy 1 sneaker prototypes, worn by Kanye West at the 2008 Grammys, are worth more than a $1 million. Let the bids begin.
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Ben Barnes on hot new Netflix fantasy show ‘Shadow and Bone’
Ben Barnes is at the center of Netflix’s new epic, “Shadow and Bone,” the fantasy series based on a series of bestselling novels by Leigh Bardugo.
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UConn wins NCAA Women's Basketball Championship
The Lady Huskies celebrated their fourth consecutive championship, crushing Syracuse in the title game. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Kristine Johnson have more.
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Prince Philip will be buried Saturday — then moved when the Queen dies
After Prince Philip’s funeral on Saturday at St. George’s Chapel on the Windsor Castle grounds, his casket will be lowered into an opening in the stone floor — but the so-called Royal Vault will not be his final resting place. Instead, Philip will be disinterred and moved when Queen Elizabeth, his wife of 73 years,...
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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Soul’ on Netflix, a Taiwanese Potboiler Blending Elements of Horror, Sci-fi, Mystery and Melodrama
Don't overlook this ambitious, brooding movie.
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New U.S. tax law kills multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical merger
Pfizer and Allergan scuttled its $160B merger after a new U.S. Treasury rule to curb companies from moving overseas for tax purposes; meanwhile, GAP gets into hot water for a possibly racially insensitive ad; Your Wednesday afternoon MoneyWatch headlines.
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LGBT activists outraged over Mississippi "religious freedom" law
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law a new "religious freedom" bill on Tuesday. Mark Stern covers the law and LGBT issues for "Slate" and joins CBSN with more on the controversial bill.
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Two top Wired.com staffers resign, citing ‘burnout’ and ‘exhaustion’
Two top Wired.com employees announced Thursday that they’re stepping down from the Conde Nast title, with one of them citing “burnout” and the other simply saying he is “exhausted.” “Hi, some big news: I’m leaving @Wired next week,” Meagan Greenwell, editor at Wired.com tweeted on Thursday. Greenwell, who recently wrote a story for Wired about...
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13-year-old Adam Toledo Chicago police shooting, bodycam video released
Chicago city leaders called for calm and released bodycam videos of last months fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo.       
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders raises $4.8 million in governor's race
Sanders brought in more money than the $4.4 million current Governor Asa Hutchinson raised in the whole 2014 race.
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For immigrants like me, the 'Great Pretend' doesn't work anymore
Priya Singh, who is Indian American, writes: "For all my years in America, I've been acting out 'the great pretend' -- the code-switching, concealing, and compromising that women like me have subjected ourselves to for decades, voluntarily." Cultural camouflaging became part of her identity. To build a better America, she writes, immigrants should be free to embrace their uniqueness and expect their fellow citizens to embrace it too.
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Pole-dancing Megan Thee Stallion lets loose in booty-shaking ‘Movie’ video
She's grabbing a pole and giving it a twirl.
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Neeraj Khemlani and Wendy McMahon to co-lead CBS News
ViacomCBS has tapped two media executives to oversee its unit responsible for shows like “60 Minutes” and “CBS This Morning” with Gayle King. The owner of MTV and Nickelodeon named Hearst executive Neeraj Khemlani and former ABC exec Wendy McMahon as co-presidents of CBS News, taking over from current division president Susan Zirinsky after just two...
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Facebook censors New York Post report on BLM co-founder's pricey property purchases
Facebook has barred users from sharing a New York Post report from last week about the controversial property acquisitions by Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors.
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Record-breaking teen Rapunzel finally cuts her hair
Real-life Rapunzel Nilanshi Patel, who set the Guinness World Record for the longest hair on a teenager, has had her locks lopped off in favor of a shorter do.
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Chicago reacts to fatal police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo
The mayor appealed for calm as the city released body camera videos of last month's fatal shooting of Adam Toledo, 13, by a Chicago police officer.      
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Aspiring comedians find new stage on TikTok
With comedy venues and clubs mostly closed during the pandemic, comedians found a new place to share their work: social media. Comics say it might not be a fad, but a way of the future. Kate Smith reports.
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Port Authority cops rescue Pomeranian pooch from escalator
A dog got its paw stuck in an escalator at a New Jersey PATH stop — but the pooch was rescued by some fast-acting Port Authority cops, who even paid the pet’s cab-fare to an animal hospital, officials said Thursday. The Pomeranian, named Scott, got its back left paw caught in the people-mover at the...
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NYC needs a crime-fighting mayor again — not one out to appease the defunders
“As you look down the road, as far as crime-reduction in New York City, it’s a very bleak picture,” ex-NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly recently told radio host John Catsimatidis. “There’s no light at the end of the tunnel, as far as I can see.” That was one bleak assessment by the city’s former top cop....
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Pennsylvania woman devoted to serving veterans
A Pennsylvania woman created a charity, Roots for Boots, to help give veterans food and other necessities. Her work, which she does full time for no pay, is helping restore veterans' hope, she said. Chip Reid shares more.
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Facebook Prevents Sharing New York Post Story on Black Lives Matter Founder Patrisse Cullors' Real Estate
The article mentioned that Cullors had purchased "four high-end homes for $3.2 million" in the United States. It also said that she was seeking real estate in the Bahamas.
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