The Daily Populous

Thursday July 2nd, 2020 evening edition

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What to Know Jeffrey Epstein confidante Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested Thursday morning in New Hampshire, law enforcement sources say.

Epstein, a friend to presidents and captains of industry, died by suicide last August while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.

Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and heiress who became a confidante of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein and was later implicated in his alleged sexual crimes, has been arrested by the FBI.

The six-count indictment in Manhattan federal court alleges that Maxwell helped Epstein groom girls as young as 14 years old, going back as far as 1994.

The FBI said that it had been tracking her movements for some time, though she was not indicted until June 29.

Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of N.Y., Audrey Strauss, outlines the charges filed against Jeffrey Epstein confidante Ghislaine Maxwell.

Prosecutors have been seeking to speak with him for months about his friendship with the financier and the allegations of abuse. »

Trump flew into a rage every time US intelligence warned him about Russia, so officials gave up briefing him on it, report says

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Top security and intelligence officials denied that Trump resisted receiving intelligence about Russia.

John Ratcliffe, the director of national intelligence, who started in May, and Robert O'Brien, the national security adviser, denied the accounts.

As one former US ambassador to Russia put it in a tweet on Wednesday, Trump "always sides with Putin.". »

Woman who coughed at two paramedics and said 'I have the virus' is jailed for six months

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Ms Blunnie (30) of Pella Rd, Kilrush had pleaded guilty to the assault of paramedics, David Meaney and Frank Greaney at Dunogrogue, Killimer on April 10.

Sgt Aiden Lonergan stated that the two paramedics were within one metre of Ms Blunnie when she coughed in the confined space of an ambulance and stated that she had the virus.

Sgt Lonergan stated that Ms Blunnie ‘smirked’ after coughing in the direction of the two paramedics and Ms Blunnie denied this in court. »

Mark Zuckerberg reportedly said Facebook is 'not gonna change' in response to a boycott by more than 500 advertisers over the company's hate-speech policies

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Mark Zuckerberg told employees last week that Facebook was "not gonna change" in response to the growing advertiser boycott over its hate-speech policies, The Information reported Wednesday.

More than 500 companies have joined the boycott, including major brands such as Coca-Cola, Ford, Starbucks, and Verizon.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees last week that the company would not change its approach on hate speech even with scores of advertisers boycotting the platform, The Information reported Wednesday. »

Fastest-growing black hole in the universe eats the equivalent of one sun per day

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Astronomers have come across a monstrously large black hole with a gargantuan appetite.

Each passing day, the insatiable void known as J2157 consumes gas and dust equivalent in mass to the sun, making it the fastest-growing black hole in the universe.

“Is this galaxy one of the behemoths of the early Universe, or did the black hole just swallow up an extraordinary amount of its surroundings? »