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NYU Medical Professor: Epstein Death ‘More Likely’ A ‘Homicide Than A Suicide’ | Daily Wire

Dr. Marc Siegel told Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom” on Thursday that the recent revelation that convicted sex offender and alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein had certain broken bones in his neck make it more likely that his death was a homicide and not a suicide, based on statistics. The Fox News segment came in response to The Washington Post reporting late on Wednesday night that Epstein’s autopsy found that he sustained multiple breaks in his…

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Respiratory illness related to vaping claims first life in U.S.; Canadian health officials watching situation closely | Globalnews.ca

Health authorities in Illinois say a patient who vaped has died after being hospitalized with a severe respiratory illness. The Illinois Department of Public Health has not revealed the patient’s gender, age or even how the patient died. The death comes as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) investigates 153 cases of severe lung illness across 16 states. In all cases, the CDC says patients reported using e-cigarette products or “vaping” Seventeen-year-old…

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The US won’t vaccinate migrant children against the flu at border camps

The U.S. won’t be vaccinating migrant families in holding centers ahead of this year’s flu season, despite calls from doctors to boost efforts to fight the infection that’s killed at least three children at detention facilities in the past year. “In general, due to the short-term nature of CBP holding and the complexities of operating vaccination programs, neither CBP nor its medical contractors administer vaccinations to those in our custody,” a Customs and Border Protection…

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Jeffrey Epstein has died: Financier facing sex trafficking charges dies from apparent suicide today – CBS News

Financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was facing federal sex trafficking charges, died Saturday from an apparent suicide, federal officials said. The federal Bureau of Prisons said in a statement the FBI was investigating his death. Epstein, 66, was found unresponsive in his cell at a holding facility in New York City at around 6:30 a.m., according to the statement. Staff at the Metropolitan Correctional Center tried to revive him, and he was eventually taken to a…

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Epstein autopsy reveals neck injuries more common in homicides than suicides

Jeffrey Epstein’s autopsy revealed multiple broken bones in his neck that are more commonly found in homicide by strangulation than suicide by hanging, sources told the Washington Post. Epstein, a convicted sex offender who was in prison on charges of child sex trafficking, was found dead in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Manhattan on Saturday morning, having apparently hanged himself. The autopsy, which has not yet revealed a definitive cause of death,…

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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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