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Jeffrey Epstein told guards that someone tried to KILL HIM weeks before he hanged himself | Daily Mail Online

Jeffrey Epstein told prison guards and fellow inmates that he believed someone had tried to kill him weeks before his death, a source has revealed to DailyMail.com. He was found hanging in his jail cell on Saturday morning Jeffrey Epstein told prison guards and fellow inmates that he believed someone had tried to kill him in the weeks before his death, a source has revealed to DailyMail.com  The insider, who had seen the disgraced financier on…

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Jeffrey Epstein dead of apparent suicide.

Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, awaiting sex trafficking charges, dead of apparent suicide Doug Stanglin and Kevin McCoy USA TODAY Published 7:17 PM EDT Aug 10, 2019 NEW YORK — Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced financier who was being held in a Manhattan jail awaiting federal sex trafficking charges, died early Saturday from an apparent suicide, according to federal authorities. After being found “unresponsive in his cell” at the Metropolitan Correctional Center at around 6:39 a.m. and receiving life-saving measures, Epstein was transported to nearby…

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Jeffrey Epstein dies by suicide a month after arrest in child sex trafficking case

Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier criminally charged last month with child sex trafficking, has died by apparent suicide, according to the Justice Department Epstein, 66, hanged himself in Manhattan’s Metropolitan Correctional Center, where he was being held without bail,  sources told NBC News. He was found at 6:30 a.m. Saturday. He was transported by the FDNY-EMS from the jail to New York Downtown Hospital. When they arrived, Epstein was in cardiac arrest, sources told NBC.…

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The link between pot, shootings may be closer than we think

You can’t walk through the streets of Manhattan these days without smelling weed. Even as evidence mounts of the health problems associated with marijuana, New York has insisted on joining other greedy states scrambling to legalize this deceptively dangerous drug. It makes no sense at a time when American youth is suffering from an unprecedented mental-health crisis. And, in all honesty, we cannot rule out a connection between increasing marijuana use, mental illness and the…

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Toni Morrison, author and Pulitzer winner, dies aged 88 | Books | The Guardian

Toni Morrison, who chronicled the African American experience in fiction over five decades, has died aged 88. In a statement on Tuesday, her family and publisher Knopf confirmed that the author died in Montefiore Medical Center in New York on Monday night after a short illness. Describing her as “our adored mother and grandmother”, Morrison’s family said: “Although her passing represents a tremendous loss, we are grateful she had a long, well lived life. While…

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Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) | National Association of Letter Carriers AFL-CIO

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) guarantees eligible letter carriers up to 12 weeks of leave each postal leave year, for: The FMLA also guarantees eligible letter carriers up to 26 weeks of leave in a single 12-month period to care for a “covered servicemember” with a “serious injury or illness” if that servicemember is their spouse, son, daughter, parent, or next of kin. The FMLA guarantees time…

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Trump cutting food stamps: President Donald Trump’s plan would kick more than 3 million people off food stamps with proposed Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program (TANF) change – CBS News

The Trump administration is proposing a rule that would limit Americans’ access to food stamps, reportedly removing more than 3 million people from the federal program. The plan would eliminate automatic enrollment in food stamps for poor families who receive welfare benefits. The rule would erase what U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue called a “loophole” in welfare benefits. Currently, 43 states allow families who qualify for the federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program,…

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Father Faces Bronx Judge, Charged With Manslaughter After 2 Infants Found Dead, Left In Hot Car All Day – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Two infant children have died in the Bronx after being left in a parked car for an entire day. Authorities say the father of those children is in custody and now been charged with two counts of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide of his twin babies. Rodriguez went before a judge at Bronx criminal court Saturday afternoon. The 39-year-old could be seen early Saturday morning outside the 52nd Precinct in Fordham.…

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Donald Trump’s war on science hurts Americans. Congress must stop him.

Trump administration’s ‘scientific oppression’ threatens US safety and innovation Paul Tonko and Brian Schatz Opinion contributors Published 7:33 AM EDT Jul 22, 2019 Inside agencies and research offices across the U.S. government, independent science is under siege. Whether tasked with studying the public health effects of arsenic in our water or offering agricultural guidance to farmers grappling with a changing climate, federal scientists are researching and reporting on vital work meant to help American leaders…

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The Cruelty of Trump’s Attack on Food Stamps

As a candidate, Donald Trump frequently promised to “fix” poverty. As president, he has continued to make a big show of concern for poor Americans. “We want to lift every American family out of poverty and into a future of hope and opportunity,” he said recently. For the past few months, Trump as bragged—with a mixture of fact and fiction—about his great, amazing, incredible strides in accomplishing that goal. The “poverty index” is the “best…

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