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Epstein Dies In The Dark, But Abuse Investigation Carries On

Epstein Dies In The Dark, But Abuse Investigation Carries On

By JIM MUSTIAN, MICHAEL R. SISAK and MICHAEL BALSAMO NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent suicide in his jail cell, now prompting an additional federal investigation into his death along with one already examining allegations of sexual abuse and conspiracy against him. Epstein, a wealthy financier accused of orchestrating a sex-trafficking…

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China Issues Top Warning for Strong Typhoon Nearing Coast

China Issues Top Warning for Strong Typhoon Nearing Coast

BEIJING (AP) — China issued its top warning for coastal areas of Zhejiang province Friday ahead of a strong typhoon carrying heavy rain and winds and expected to send an intense storm surge up the mighty Yangzte River. Heavy rain was expected in Zhejiang, Shanghai and nearby provinces on Friday before Typhoon Lekima hits land…

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Attacker Kills 4, Wounds 2 in California Stabbing Rampage

Attacker Kills 4, Wounds 2 in California Stabbing Rampage

LOS ANGELES, CA (AP) — A man who was “full of anger” stabbed, slashed and robbed his way across two Southern California cities in a bloody rampage that killed four people and wounded two others who were apparently targeted at random, authorities said. The 33-year-old man from Garden Grove robbed more than half a dozen…

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Protesters chant for action on guns as Trump visits Dayton

Protesters chant for action on guns as Trump visits Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Protesters greeted President Donald Trump’s arrival in Dayton Wednesday, blaming his incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the country and demanding action on gun control as he visited survivors of last weekend’s mass shootings and saluted first responders. The president and first lady Melania Trump began their visit…

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Kim Says North Korean Launches Were Warning to US, South

Kim Says North Korean Launches Were Warning to US, South

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles intended to send a warning to the United States and South Korea over their joint military exercises. The official Korean Central News Agency said two missiles launched from a western airfield flew…

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