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US: Jeffrey Epstein jail guards charged with falsifying records

20 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Two correctional officers who guarded Epstein's cell the night he killed himself accused of falsifying prison records.
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Two officers tasked with guarding Jeffrey Epstein charged with falsifying records

Two officers tasked with guarding Jeffrey Epstein charged with falsifying records

20 days ago   |   By KCCI

A grand jury indictment made public Tuesday accused guards Toval Noel and Michael Thomas of failing to perform checks on Epstein every half hour, as required, and of fabricating log entries to show they had.
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Megan Rapinoe named Sports Illustrated's 2019 Sportsperson of the Year

Megan Rapinoe named Sports Illustrated's 2019 Sportsperson of the Year

She dominated the World Cup this past summer and now Megan Rapinoe is ending the year with another title, Sports Illustrated's 2019 Sportsperson of the Year. Read more ...

Russia probe report finds no evidence of political bias

Russia probe report finds no evidence of political bias

The report also found 17 “significant errors or omissions” in surveillance applications for Trump campaign aide Carter Page, but no intentional misconduct. Read more ...

Disney warns its new 'Star Wars' movie could trigger seizures in people with...

Disney warns its new 'Star Wars' movie could trigger seizures in people with epilepsy

"If you or someone you know are sensitive to lights, please consider the following," said a statement from the Epilepsy Foundation in coordination with Walt Disney Studios. Read more ...

The Golden Globe nominations are out. Here are the nominees in the major...

The Golden Globe nominations are out. Here are the nominees in the major categories

Martin Scorsese's “The Irishman” and “Marriage Story” were among Monday's nominees for next month's Golden Globe Awards Read more ...

New Zealand authorities open criminal investigation into volcano deaths

New Zealand authorities open criminal investigation into volcano deaths

New Zealand authorities have launched a criminal investigation into at least five deaths during Monday's volcanic eruption on White Island. Read more ...

Sydney choked by hazardous haze from Australian bush fires

Sydney choked by hazardous haze from Australian bush fires

The haze is so thick in some places that it was declared 11 times worse than the level considered “hazardous." Read more ...

Chile military plane carrying 38 people goes missing on its way to Antarctica

Chile military plane carrying 38 people goes missing on its way to Antarctica

SANTIAGO, Chile - Chile's air force said it lost radio contact with a transport plane carrying 38 people on a flight Monday evening to the country's base in Antarctica. It said... Read more ...

House Judiciary Committee to hear evidence on Trump impeachment charges

House Judiciary Committee to hear evidence on Trump impeachment charges

The House Judiciary Committee will meet Monday morning to receive a report detailing the findings of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump that could lead to articles of... Read more ...

Iowa rolls past Minnesota 72-52 in Big Ten home opener

Iowa rolls past Minnesota 72-52 in Big Ten home opener

Sophomore Joe Wieskamp scored a season-high 23 points and Iowa blew past Minnesota 72-52 in its Big Ten home opener. Read more ...

Pete Frates, A Driving Force Behind The Viral Ice Bucket Challenge, Dies At 34

Pete Frates, A Driving Force Behind The Viral Ice Bucket Challenge, Dies At 34

The former Boston College baseball star was diagnosed with ALS when he was 27. He turned a fundraising challenge into a national story and helped raise millions for ALS research. Read more ...