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Boris Johnson denies FBI contacted him to help with Prince Andrew
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied Friday that the FBI has contacted him for assistance in interviewing Prince Andrew about his ties to Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell, according to a report. “No such approach has been made and otherwise it is really is a matter for the royal family. … It is a hypothetical...
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Texas woman charged in connection to murder of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen
A Texas woman has been charged with helping to mutilate and dispose of the body of missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen. Cecily Aguilar, 22, faces one count of conspiracy to tamper with evidence in Guillen’s April 22 disappearance from the Texas US Army base, NBC News reported Thursday. The announcement comes one day after...
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Trump calls family of teen killed in lawless Seattle ‘CHOP’ zone
President Trump offered a phone call of support to the family of Horace Lorenzo Anderson Jr., a teen killed in Seattle’s “CHOP” zone, the mourning relatives told Fox News Thursday. Anderson was fatally shot in the early hours of June 20 at the edge of the roughly six-block autonomous zone known as the Capitol Hill...
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This Jeffrey Epstein accuser is ‘ecstatic’ over Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest
One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers is “ecstatic” over Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest, as the British socialite also allegedly sexually abused her and left her with night terrors, the woman told The Post in an exclusive interview. “When I woke up to the news, I was extremely ecstatic,” the 43-year-old victim, who is one of nine anonymous...
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St. Louis couple that pulled guns on protesters once challenged neighbor at gunpoint
The St. Louis couple that exploded into viral infamy when they pulled guns on a crowd of George Floyd protesters has brandished firearms before in defense of what they consider their property. Mark and Patricia McCloskey, 63 and 61 respectively, have been in a long-running legal dispute with the trustees of their private Portland Street...
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Amazon delivery driver quits mid-shift, abandons truck and packages
"I quit amazon f--k that driving s--t i left the van on 12 mile and Southfield y’all can have that bitch and it’s full of gas wit the keys in the IGNITION," Derick Lancaster wrote on Twitter.
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Soldiers deployed to stop DC protests were issued bayonets
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has confirmed that some of the active-duty service members mobilized to Washington, DC, last month to respond to civil unrest were issued bayonets. And Defense Department documents show that some were not trained in riot response before they were deployed to the nation’s capital, according to the...
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Feds nab Antifa-linked ‘ringleader’ in attack on DC Andrew Jackson statue
WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors have arrested a man they are calling an Antifa-affiliated “ringleader” of an effort to pull down the Andrew Jackson statue outside the White House last month. FBI agents and Park Police officers nabbed Jason Charter at his home Thursday morning in a joint operation between their departments and charged him with...
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Twitter removes New York Times photo from Trump tweet
Twitter took down a picture after The New York Times, which owned the rights to the picture, filed a complaint.
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Fire, explosion damage Iran nuclear enrichment facility
A fire and an explosion struck a centrifuge production plant above Iran’s underground Natanz nuclear enrichment facility early Thursday, analysts said. The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran sought to downplay the fire, calling it an “incident” that only affected an under-construction “industrial shed,” spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said but both Kamalvandi and Iranian nuclear chief Ali...
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Suspect in Vanessa Guillen disappearance identified as Aaron David Robinson
The suspect was identified as 20-year-old Aaron David Robinson of Illinois who joined the Army in October 2017 as a combat engineer, KHOU reported.
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Coronavirus forced feds to delay Ghislaine Maxwell arrest: sources
Federal authorities knew for months where alleged Jeffrey Epstein madame Ghislaine Maxwell was hiding out — but couldn’t arrest her in an underage sex-trafficking scheme until Thursday thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, law-enforcement sources told The Post. Investigators spent months tracking the movements of Maxwell, 58, and knew that she used an LLC to mask...
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Herman Cain, former GOP presidential candidate, hospitalized with coronavirus
Cain, 74, the former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, is doing well and is not on a ventilator, his staff told Newsmax, the conservative media outlet he joined as a contributor in April.
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Joe Biden maintains double-digit lead over Trump in new poll
WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden continues his double-digit lead over President Trump and is now significantly ahead with senior voters, according to a new Monmouth University poll released Thursday. The former veep has a 12-point lead over Trump nationwide, 53 percent to 41 percent, according to the survey of 733 registered voters taken...
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‘I can’t be hurt anymore:’ Epstein victims celebrate Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest
“For years, I feared Epstein and his ring. Maxwell was the center of that sex trafficking ring. Now that the ring has been taken down, I know that I can’t be hurt anymore,” said Jennifer Araoz.
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Trump says Biden as president could lead to next Great Depression
President Trump said Thursday that his defeat by Joe Biden could mean a “1929 situation” for the economy — as Biden blamed Trump for mass job losses during the coronavirus pandemic. The dueling campaign messages followed release of data showing the US economy added 4.8 million jobs in June, reducing unemployment to 11.1 percent, down...
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US coronavirus deaths likely 28 percent higher than reported: study
The number of people in the US who died from the coronavirus in March through May was likely about 28 percent higher than the official count due in part to state reporting discrepancies, according to a new study. The number of deaths from any cause tallied by the National Center for Health Statistics during those...
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Prosecutors announce Ghislaine Maxwell charges at press conference
Prosecutors in Manhattan will formally announce the charges against Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell on Thursday. The press conference will be livestreamed on the Facebook page for the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. Maxwell was arrested Thursday morning on charges she groomed young women to have sex with Epstein beginning...
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Supreme Court to decide if Congress gets full Robert Mueller report
The Supreme Court said Thursday it will decide if Congress can receive redacted parts of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report — almost certainly delaying release until after the election. Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee are seeking access to the full 448-page document and supporting grand jury documents. Mueller found no proof that President Trump’s...
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300 Texas teens exposed to coronavirus during ‘pong fest’
About 300 teens were exposed to the coronavirus during a recent “pong fest” in Texas, during which several of them were awaiting test results and some have since found to be infected, according to reports. The high school students attended the party near Lakeway in Travis County on June 20 while a number of them...
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Teen shot dead in Seattle’s CHOP was being chased after stealing Jeep
The teenager shot dead in Seattle’s Capitol Hill Organized Protest area was being chased after stealing a Jeep at knifepoint — and sobbed, “I don’t want to die” after he was shot, according to a report. Antonio Mays Jr., 16, said that he and a 14-year-old boy were being chased and shot at early Monday...
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Alabama students attend ‘COVID-19 parties,’ gamble on who gets sick first
Students in Tuscaloosa, Alabama are reportedly attending “COVID parties” where attendees gamble on who will get sick first, according to local officials. City Council member Sonya McKinstry testified on Wednesday that a series of previously reported parties were all part of a morbid game that included intentionally inviting COVID-positive students in an attempt to intentionally...
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Campaign bus for Jeff Sessions’ primary opponent goes up in flames
A campaign bus belonging to Jeff Sessions’ opponent for Alabama’s Senate seat burst into flames on a highway Wednesday night. The driver of Tommy Tuberville’s bus escaped injury after the vehicle caught fire heading northbound on Interstate 59, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. Photos posted to the department’s Facebook page show flames roaring...
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Los Angeles launches new color-coded system for coronavirus threats
Los Angeles has launched a new color-coded threat system for the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Wednesday. The system includes green, yellow, orange and red threat levels, with green indicating COVID-19 is mostly contained and there’s low risk of infection, while red flags a high risk and warns people should stay home at all...
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City of Richmond removes statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson
A massive statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson was removed from a park in Richmond, Virginia, Wednesday. The sculpture — depicting Jackson on horseback — was taken down by work crews just hours after Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney ordered all Confederate statues be removed from city land. Stoney said the decree in the onetime capital...
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Gun background checks soar to all-time high amid national unrest
Background checks for gun sales skyrocketed in June — hitting an all-time monthly high amid the coronavirus pandemic and national anti-police protests, according to a report. The FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System conducted 3.9 million background checks last month — an increase of 70 percent over June 2019 and eclipsing March’s record of...
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Trump slams House’s $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative’
House Democrats on Wednesday passed a $1.5 trillion “green” infrastructure plan that would increase funding to fix US crumbling infrastructure while also adding funding for schools and hospitals. The measure passed in a largely party-line 233 to 188 vote after the White House issued a veto threat, The Hill reported. President Trump criticized the bill...
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Coronavirus patient suffers 4-hour erection from blood clot
A coronavirus patient in France suffered a four-hour erection due to a blood clot that may have been triggered by the illness, doctors have warned. The 62-year-old man experienced the painful condition known as priapism while in the intensive care unit at a Le Chesnay hospital, according to a case report in The American Journal...
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Pompeo calls on UN Security Council to extend arms embargo against Iran
"Iran will be free to upgrade and expand its fleet of submarines to further threaten international shipping and freedom of navigation in the Strait of Hormuz, the Persian Gulf, and the Arabian Sea,"Pompeo said.
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Man who brandished gun at protesters says he was victim of ‘terrorism’
The St. Louis man who went viral, along with his wife, for brandishing guns on Black Lives Matter protesters in their tony neighborhood claims he was the victim of “social intimidation” and “terrorism.” In a Tuesday night interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo, Mark McCloskey, 63, reiterated statements that he and his wife Patricia, 61, feared...
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