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Ghislaine Maxwell jail conditions 'degrading,' says brother

Ghislaine Maxwell jail conditions 'degrading,' says brother

LONDON — The brother of Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell said Wednesday she should be released on bail from a U.S. jail, and claimed that she was being held in “degrading” conditions that amount to torture.

Man who bilked 'black-ish' star in romance con sentenced

LOS ANGELES — A man who romanced three women, including “black-ish” star Jenifer Lewis, in order to con them out of money for his phoney businesses was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison.
EXPLAINER: Why is Harry and Meghan's son not a prince?

EXPLAINER: Why is Harry and Meghan's son not a prince?

LONDON — One of the most dramatic claims in Prince Harry and Meghan's interview with Oprah Winfrey was the allegation that their son was denied a royal title, possibly because of his skin colour .
Biden administration won't defend Trump immigration rule

Biden administration won't defend Trump immigration rule

CHICAGO — A Trump-era immigration rule denying green cards to immigrants who use public benefits like food stamps was dealt likely fatal blows Tuesday after the Biden administration dropped legal challenges, including before the Supreme Court.

Facial recognition company sued by California activists

ALAMEDA, Calif.
Roger Mudd, longtime network TV newsman, dies at 93

Roger Mudd, longtime network TV newsman, dies at 93

Roger Mudd, the longtime political correspondent and anchor for NBC and CBS who once stumped Sen. Edward Kennedy by simply asking why he wanted to be president, has died. He was 93.
Pentagon approves extending Guard deployment at Capitol

Pentagon approves extending Guard deployment at Capitol

WASHINGTON — Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin has formally approved an extension of the National Guard deployment at the U.S. Capitol for about two more months as possible threats of violence remain, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Arkansas governor signs near-total abortion ban into law

Arkansas governor signs near-total abortion ban into law

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday signed into law legislation banning nearly all abortions in the state, a sweeping measure that supporters hope will force the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit its landmark Roe v.
Is Blunt's exit an opening for ex-Gov. Greitens to return?

Is Blunt's exit an opening for ex-Gov. Greitens to return?

O'FALLON, Mo. — Eric Greitens' political future seemed doomed by scandal when he resigned as Missouri governor. Now, he appears primed to test whether Sen.
Records show Dallas officer was under investigation in 2017

Records show Dallas officer was under investigation in 2017

DALLAS — A Dallas police officer charged in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme was being investigated for longer than authorities have previously acknowledged, sharpening questions about why he continued to patrol the city while under investigation fo