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Ghislaine Maxwell has been moved to a jail where she will be cavity searched and may get beaten by other inmates for credibility, former warden says

Ghislaine Maxwell, the woman arrested last week in connection to the Jeffrey Epstein sex-trafficking case, is awaiting her July 14 court date in a notoriously tough Brooklyn detention facility. Maxwell was transferred to the Metropolitan Detention Centre on Monday, following her arrest in New Hampshire. Cameron Lindsay, a former warden […]
Ghislaine Maxwell has been moved to a jail where she will be cavity searched and may get beaten by other inmates for credibility, former warden says
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Kellyanne Conway, who once said the term ‘kung flu’ was offensive, now says Trump can use the racial slur because Americans must blame China

The White House counselor, Kellyanne Conway, on Wednesday defended President Donald Trump’s use of the racist term “kung flu” to describe the novel coronavirus. In March, Conway said the term was “highly offensive” after the CBS reporter Weijia Jiang accused a White House official of using the term. But Trump […]
Kellyanne Conway, who once said the term ‘kung flu’ was offensive, now says Trump can use the racial slur because Americans must blame China
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8 nonwhite corrections officers say their supervisor forbade them from guarding Derek Chauvin, saying they would be a ‘liability,’ according to discrimination lawsuit

Eight corrections officers of colour have filed discrimination charges against Ramsey County, Minnesota, saying their supervisor forbade them from guarding Derek Chauvin when he was housed at their jail. Chauvin is the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in connection to George Floyd’s fatal arrest. “I understood that the […]
8 nonwhite corrections officers say their supervisor forbade them from guarding Derek Chauvin, saying they would be a ‘liability,’ according to discrimination lawsuit
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Trump officials are anonymously admitting that TikTokers and K-pop fans likely helped tank his Tulsa rally, despite vigorously denying it in public

President Donald Trump’s campaign manager has publicly pushed back on reports that K-pop fans and TikTokers helped tank Trump’s Saturday rally by reserving thousands of tickets and not showing up. Brad Parscale said “leftists and online trolls” didn’t “know what they’re talking about or how our rallies work,” and he […]
Trump officials are anonymously admitting that TikTokers and K-pop fans likely helped tank his Tulsa rally, despite vigorously denying it in public
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China’s enormous response to a localised coronavirus outbreak at a market shows it’s taking COVID-19 far more seriously than the rest of the world

Beijing entered “wartime emergency mode” this weekend to contain a new coronavirus outbreak at a market after going weeks without new cases. Schools and restaurants were closed. Eleven housing compounds were locked down. Mass testing and tracing was reimposed. Mandatory isolation is now required for anyone connected to the Xinfadi […]
China’s enormous response to a localised coronavirus outbreak at a market shows it’s taking COVID-19 far more seriously than the rest of the world
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US diplomats around the world say Pompeo is leaving them in the dark as they face tough questions from foreign countries on the George Floyd protests

US diplomats have looked to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to brief them on the George Floyd protests, but are not hearing back. Diplomats and staffers told CNN and Politico they are left to field tough questions from foreign officials without direction from Pompeo. Pompeo expressed condolences to Floyd’s family […]
US diplomats around the world say Pompeo is leaving them in the dark as they face tough questions from foreign countries on the George Floyd protests