Nearly four years later, the AP has obtained more than 4,000 pages of documents related to Epstein's death from the federal Bureau of Prisons under the Freedom of Information Act. They include a detailed psychological reconstruction of the events leading to Epstein's suicide, as well as his health history, internal agency reports, emails, memos and other records. Taken together, the documents the AP obtained Thursday provide the most complete accounting to date of Epstein's detention and death, and its chaotic aftermath.
Former Trump White House press secretary-turned-Fox News host Kayleigh McEnany deployed a favorite Donald Trump line on the air Thursday, days after the former president bizarrely insulted her as “milktoast.” McEnany, who Trump accused of understating his poll numbers against GOP 2024 rival Ron DeSantis, resorted to her former boss' old “tears in their eyes” routine during a fawning analysis of his comments on the campaign trail in Iowa. “I don't know if there is anyone in the race that can do it quite like him with a room with voters,” she said of Trump, recalling being “in Maine with him, I'll never forget him talking to fishermen.”
Get in now for strong long-term tailwinds Here's how much money the average middle-class American household makes — how do you stack up? What do Ashton Kutcher and a Nobel Prize-winning economist have in common? An investing app that turns spare change into a diversified portfolio But once you factor in the ever-increasing consumer debt load, you've got the makings of class disruption, with many Americans poised to slip a run or even two in terms of their status.
Gervonta Davis is reportedly headed to jail, less than a month after appearing to avoid jail following a guilty plea in his hit-and-run case. Baltimore sheriff's deputies took the lightweight boxing star into custody following a court hearing Thursday, in which Judge Althea Handy ordered Davis to spend the remainder of his three-month house arrest sentence in jail, according to the Baltimore Banner. The exact reason behind the hearing remains unclear, but Davis' attorney described it as "impromptu" to the Banner.
Toronto Police is now urging homeowners to lock away confidential documents. A 42-year-old man impersonated the owner of the home he was renting in Toronto, Canada, to secure a mortgage on the property and then steal the money, police say. Jay Allen Macdougall was arrested on May 25 and charged with five counts of fraud over $5,000, as well as laundering proceeds of crime, the Toronto police department said in a news release.
Forty-five bags containing human remains with characteristics matching seven missing call center staff has been discovered in a ravine in a suburb of Guadalajara, according to the state prosecutor's office in Jalisco. The Jalisco State Prosecutor's Office investigating the deaths said it has preliminary information that the body parts “match the physical characteristics of some of the young people missing employees of the call center.” Seven call center employees were reported missing between May 20 and 22 in the metropolitan area of Guadalajara, in western Mexico.
An Alaska fishing adventure became a nightmare for a family of eight when disaster struck one of the two boats they chartered over the Memorial Day weekend, leaving three people dead and two more missing despite a desperate search over hundreds of square miles of ocean. The tragedy tore the Tyau family apart: Two sisters and one of their husbands are dead, while the other's partner and the boat captain remain missing off southeast Alaska four days after the boat was found partially submerged off an island. The sisters and their sister-in-law didn't like fishing but joined the vacation to spend more time with a family that was usually split between Hawaii and Los Angeles.
Before she became a patient, April had been an outgoing, straight-A student majoring in accounting at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. April was diagnosed with a severe form of schizophrenia, an often devastating mental illness that affects approximately 1 percent of the global population and can drastically impair how patients behave and perceive reality. "She was the first person I ever saw as a patient," said Sander Markx, director of precision psychiatry at Columbia University, who was still a medical student in 2000 when he first encountered April.
A comic on Newsmax is getting panned on Twitter after making what critics condemned as an “overtly” racist joke about fried chicken on Thursday. Chrissie Mayr, a comedian who attended Donald Trump's pre-riot Jan. 6 rally in Washington, spoke on Eric Bolling's show about Chick-fil-A. The fast-food company, once beloved by conservatives, has become the latest target of right-wing cancel-culture for having a fairly standard workplace policy on diversity, equity and inclusion.
One creator is shining a light on how awful dating apps and dating in general can be for Asian American women. On May 28, Katie Dnos (@katiednos), a 24-year-old Korean American woman from the D.C. area, shared a video on TikTok documenting the aftermath of her decision to install “hinge as an asian on the east coast.” Set to the well-known “DO A FLIP” audio making its rounds on the digital platform, Dnos posted a series of screenshots, including a photo and prompt she settled on for her Hinge profile, followed by a response from an unlikely suitor named Dillon.
The Putnam County Sheriff is defending his decision to fire his weapon to hold two men at gunpoint until deputies arrived to his property Saturday. “I've got half a dozen e-mails today calling me everything but the child of God,” said Sheriff Howard Sills. The sheriff said the men asked if he wanted to buy some, and he said no. He said he's heard of scammers around town trying to sell straw, laying it and charging more in the end.
STORY: The bodycam footage from a Lowndes County Sheriff's officer showed the car approaching the tow truck on Highway 84 at speed, hitting it and going airborne for a few dozen meters. The driver, a 21-year-old woman from Tallahassee, Florida, survived the crash but reportedly sustained serious injuries.
Prosecutors dropped murder charges Thursday against a man who spent nearly 21 years in prison for the fatal shooting of two Michigan hunters. Jeff Titus was released in February when authorities acknowledged that critical information in police files about another suspect — an Ohio serial killer — was never shared with his trial lawyer in 2002. Now, after reviewing the case for three months, Kalamazoo County prosecutor Jeff Getting said Titus will not face a new trial.
She really admired Steve Jobs and wanted to model Theranos' branding on the work we'd done with Apple. We started building the Theranos brand in "stealth mode." It was very secretive.
Aubrey Scaletta was in emergency surgery for six hours "to repair her amputated feet," according to the Virginia State Police Association A 6-year-old girl remains hospitalized in Virginia after her feet were severed in a "tragic accident" last month, according to loved ones. Aubrey Scaletta “was playing with a ratchet strap” while riding in a pickup truck on May 17 when the incident occurred, according to a news release from the Virginia State Police Association (VSPA). As she did so, one end of the strap flew out the window and got wrapped around the drive shaft.
Federal prosecutors have a 2021 audio recording of former President Donald Trump acknowledging he kept a classified Pentagon document about a possible attack on Iran after leaving the White House, CNN reported on Wednesday. The recording shows Trump, who is seeking the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, understood he retained classified material after he left the White House in 2021, according to the cable television network. Trump has denied wrongdoing.
Police officers looked on as 34-year-old Sean Bickings pleaded for help from the waters of Tempe Town Lake in Arizona, a lawsuit says. “It's been one year, and they're still grieving,” Benjamin Taylor, a lawyer representing his family, said of Bickings' loved ones. The lawsuit accuses the City of Tempe and the police officers on scene of negligence, saying they failed to uphold their duty to keep Bickings safe.
Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday that Republicans struggle to portray President Joe Biden as extreme because of his gender and skin color. “He's a white man who's older, so you know he is comfortable to many in their base,” Psaki told host Joy Reid on MSNBC. Psaki's comment got an animated reaction from Reid during their discussion about the GOP's perception of Biden and how it could work for the president in his 2024 reelection bid.
Ford Motor Co sued Blue Cross Blue Shield Association in U.S. court on Wednesday, accusing it of a price-fixing conspiracy that caused the automaker to pay inflated costs for health insurance products for its employees. The lawsuit Ford filed in Detroit federal court accused the insurer and its regional Michigan branch of unlawfully dividing up parts of the country in a scheme to reduce competition with each other in order to drive "astronomical profits." The allegations from Ford, employing more than 170,000 workers worldwide, relate to a $2.7 billion settlement that Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and its three dozen member companies reached in 2020 with corporate and individual policy holders in Alabama federal court.
Clayton County Sheriff Levon Allen has arrested a fifth employee in less than one week. Sarai Tatiana Ali, a contractor with the sheriff's office, was arrested and charged with obstruction and being a party to a crime. Sheriff Allen says Ali aided and abetted suspects and shared confidential information before encouraging her crew to steal from inmates.
The founder and CEO of the luxury powerhouse LVMH, Bernard Arnault, has once again lost his crown as the richest person on the planet—but the billionaire is in no need of sympathy. Tech tycoon, Elon Musk dethroned the French businessman from the top spot after shares of the latter's LVMH tumbled by 2.6% on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Musk the owner of Tesla and Twitter, saw his wealth jump 40.3% this year after shares of the electric car maker rose by about 24% in May.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has doubled discounts on some already made new Model 3 electric cars and offered discounts on the Model Y and others in its U.S. inventory to entice buyers amid economic uncertainty, rising competition and the upcoming redesign of its mainstay model. In California, a Model 3 variant in inventory was priced at $42,060, a discount of $2,680 to the price of newly ordered cars, according to its website. Tesla offered steeper discounts of $6,330 and $5,000 on some higher-priced Model X and Model S vehicles, respectively.
Colby Richards, a 31-year-old Texas father, has been missing since he apparently left his home in Spring, Texas, the morning of May 24. His wife, Callie Richards, noticed her husband wake up early that Friday around 5 a.m. but when he did not return to their bedroom to get ready for work, she got up to check on him, according to Colby's cousin, Allison Fox.
The Obama-nominated Judge Mark Walker recused himself from Disney's lawsuit against Ron DeSantis. Judge Allen Winsor, a Trump nominee, is expected to take his place. The federal judge assigned to hear Walt Disney Parks and Resorts' lawsuit against Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida has recused himself from the case, citing potential financial conflicts of interest.
The least expensive two-row SUV is the 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid which starts at $28,815 (with destination) and tops out at $37,715 before a buyer starts throwing shiny features at it, whereas the entry-level 2023 Ford Edge SE starts at $39,440. Among three-row options, the 2023 Subaru Ascent starts at $33,895, the 2023 Toyota Highlander Hybrid starts at $41,955, and all easily reach past $50K in top trim save for the Ascent. Ranked in order, the magazine recommends these two-row models: 2023 Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid, $37,545: Chosen for its 225-horsepower combined output and 30 miles per gallon overall scored in CR's testing; credited with riding "more comfortably than the gas-only Santa Fe,"...