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US: Jeffrey Epstein jail guards charged with falsifying records

One year 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

One year 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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Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Senate Democrats are preparing to push ahead quickly on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package - even if it means using procedural tools to pass the... Read more ...

Sen. Patrick Leahy, tapped to preside over Trump impeachment, hospitalized

Sen. Patrick Leahy, tapped to preside over Trump impeachment, hospitalized

WASHINGTON - Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, the lawmaker tapped to preside over President Trump's impeachment trial, has been hospitalized, according to multiple... Read more ...

Rand Paul: Impeaching Trump 'antithesis of unity'

Rand Paul: Impeaching Trump 'antithesis of unity'

Senators will take an oath Tuesday to ensure "impartial justice" as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, proceedings that will test Republican loyalty to the... Read more ...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...

Target employees receiving $500-plus in pandemic bonuses

Target employees receiving $500-plus in pandemic bonuses

That includes $500 bonuses to hourly team members and between $1,000 and $2,000 for store directors, executive team leaders and distribution center leaders. Read more ...

A crocheted Bernie Sanders doll raised more than $40K for charity in an...

A crocheted Bernie Sanders doll raised more than $40K for charity in an online auction

A handmade crocheted doll inspired by the viral inauguration meme of Sen. Bernie Sanders raised more than $40,000 for Meals on Wheels America when it was sold in an online... Read more ...

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

The Justice Department has rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a "zero tolerance" enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which... Read more ...

Putin tells Biden in first phone talks that normalization of Russian-US...

Putin tells Biden in first phone talks that normalization of Russian-US relations would benefit everyone

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden held their first phone call on Tuesday, discussing options to prolong the New START treaty, cooperation in battling... Read more ...

Martha Stewart launches line of CBD-infused dog treats

Martha Stewart launches line of CBD-infused dog treats

Martha Stewart wants to help pet owners turn dog days into dog daze. Read more ...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your pacemaker

Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices. Read more ...