How a future Trump Cabinet member gave a serial sex abuser the deal of a lifetime

How a future Trump Cabinet member gave a serial sex abuser the deal of a lifetime

Palm Beach multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein was accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. Prosecutors, including future Trump labor secretary Alexander Acosta, cut Epstein an extraordinary plea deal. By Emily Michot, Julie K. Brown.

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New interactive death map breathes life into medieval London

New interactive death map breathes life into medieval London

It kicked off at a urinal in Cheapside, and ended in a bloody and brutal murder. Poor aim has been responsible for many unexpected deaths, but perhaps none more so than that of Philip of Ashendon. One of a brutal range of fatal scuffles, revenge killings and infanticides recorded by London coroners in the early 1300s, Philip’s demise is among those to feature in a new interactive map that uses death to breathe life into medieval London.

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Trump on climate change: ‘People like myself, we have very high levels of intelligence but we’re not necessarily such believers.’

Trump on climate change: ‘People like myself, we have very high levels of intelligence but we’re not necessarily such believers.’

President Trump on Tuesday dismissed a landmark report compiled by 13 federal agencies detailing how damage from global warming is intensifying throughout the country, saying he is not among the “believers” who see climate change as a pressing problem. The comments were the president’s most extensive yet on why he disagrees with his own government’s analysis, which found that climate change poses a severe threat to the health of Americans, as well as to the country’s infrastructure, economy and natural resources.

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The list of demands by France’s yellow vest protesters would be the envy of many US workers

The list of demands by France’s yellow vest protesters would be the envy of many US workers

For the past two weeks, a massive protest movement known as the “yellow vests” has shaken France. While the movement began as a way for low-income people to voice their anger at the government’s efforts to target car pollution with a heavy carbon tax, it has now spiraled into an ongoing, at-times violent expression of general dissatisfaction with president Emmanuel Macron, as well as France’s political system and labor laws.

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The list of demands by France’s yellow vest protesters would be the envy of many US workers

The list of demands by France’s yellow vest protesters would be the envy of many US workers

For the past two weeks, a massive protest movement known as the “yellow vests” has shaken France. While the movement began as a way for low-income people to voice their anger at the government’s efforts to target car pollution with a heavy carbon tax, it has now spiraled into an ongoing, at-times violent expression of general dissatisfaction with president Emmanuel Macron, as well as France’s political system and labor laws.

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