Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers for grilling ex-Epstein employee who testified about underage girls

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (Reuters) – Ghislaine Maxwell’s defense attorneys were expected on Friday to challenge the account of a former Jeffrey Epstein employee who testified that he drove two girls he thought appeared to be minors to the deceased financier’s Palm Beach property. Juan Alessi, who worked full-time for Epstein from 1991 to 2002, … Read more

Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers for grilling ex-Epstein employee who testified about underage girls

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 (Reuters) – Ghislaine Maxwell’s defense attorneys were expected on Friday to challenge the account of a former Jeffrey Epstein employee who testified that he drove two girls he thought appeared to be minors to the deceased financier’s Palm Beach property. Juan Alessi, who worked full-time for Epstein from 1991 to 2002, … Read more

Alec Baldwin says he assumed the gun was safe during filming

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 (Reuters) – Alec Baldwin said Thursday that he assumed the gun he was holding in his hand was empty of bullets before going off and killing a film photographer during a rehearsal last month on the set of his western film “Rust”. In an emotionally charged TV interview, the actor also … Read more

Alec Baldwin says he assumed the gun was safe during filming

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 (Reuters) – Alec Baldwin said Thursday that he assumed the gun he was holding in his hand was empty of bullets before going off and killing a film photographer during a rehearsal last month on the set of his western film “Rust”. In an emotionally charged TV interview, the actor also … Read more

US FTC sues to block Nvidia deal to buy Arm

SAN FRANCISCO / WASHINGTON, December 2 (Reuters) – The US Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to block the US chip company Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) for more than $ 80 billion planned acquisition of the British chip technology provider Arm, which adds to the already significant global regulatory challenges of the agreement. The FTC said … Read more

The United States is restarting the Trump-era border program that is forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico

December 2 (Reuters) – The Biden administration will restart a controversial Trump-era border program that forces asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for U.S. immigration hearings, in accordance with a federal court ruling, U.S. and Mexican officials said Thursday. President Joe Biden, a Democrat, has in his first year in office fought to reverse many … Read more

The United States is restarting the Trump-era border program that is forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico

December 2 (Reuters) – The Biden administration will restart a controversial Trump-era border program that forces asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for U.S. immigration hearings, in accordance with a federal court ruling, U.S. and Mexican officials said Thursday. President Joe Biden, a Democrat, has in his first year in office fought to reverse many … Read more

Minor victims are often ‘cared for’ for sex abuse, says expert at Ghislaine Maxwell trial

NEW YORK, December 2 (Reuters) – Minority victims of sexual abuse are often “groomed” by adults they have grown to trust, said an expert called by prosecutors to testify in British Socialist Ghislaine Maxwell’s criminal case Thursday. The testimony of psychologist Lisa Rocchio came on the fourth day of Maxwell’s trial in Manhattan’s federal court. … Read more

Minor victims are often ‘cared for’ for sex abuse, says expert at Ghislaine Maxwell trial

NEW YORK, December 2 (Reuters) – Minority victims of sexual abuse are often “groomed” by adults they have grown to trust, said an expert called by prosecutors to testify in British socialist Ghislaine Maxwell’s criminal case Thursday. The testimony of psychologist Lisa Rocchio came on the fourth day of Maxwell’s trial in Manhattan’s federal court. … Read more

Courts block two Biden administration COVID vaccine mandates

November 30 (Reuters) – The Biden administration was on Tuesday blocked from enforcing two mandates requiring millions of U.S. workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, an important part of its strategy to control the spread of coronavirus. U.S. District Judge Terry Doughty of Monroe, Louisiana, temporarily blocked the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) … Read more