Prince Andrew denies seeing any suspicious Epstein behaviour

Duke of York issues statement distancing himself from deceased convicted sex offender killed himself in a New York jail earlier this month. This is particularly the case in relation to my former association or friendship with Mr Epstein, he said. Therefore I am eager to clarify the facts to avoid further speculation. Andrew said he met Epstein in 1999 and saw him once or twice a year during the time he knew him, and also stayed at several of his residences. At no stage during the limited time I spent with him did I see, witness or suspect any behaviour of the sort that subsequently led to his arrest and conviction, the duke said. I have said previously that it …

Amazon removes hundreds of toxic and unsafe products after news report

Wall Street Journal found that more than 4,000 items for sale on Amazon have been declared unsafe by federal agencies Amazon has removed hundreds of toxic and unsafe products from its site after a Wall Street Journal report found thousands of listings from third-party sellers dont comply with federal safety standards. Thousands of problematic products remain. More than 4,000 items for sale on Amazon have been declared unsafe by federal agencies, including 2,000 listings for childrens toys and medications. The Journal also identified 157 items Amazon had already banned still listed on the site, and one product it tested had lead levels that exceed federal limits. In light of the report, Amazon has reworded or taken down 57% of the …

British man admits brutal stabbing of hair stylist driven by sexual fantasy

Andrew Warren, 58, agrees to testify against co-defendant Wyndham Lathem, who is also accused of killing James Cornell-Duranleau A British man accused in the fatal stabbing of a hair stylist in Chicago that a prosecutor said was driven by a sexual fantasy has agreed to plead guilty in a US court and testify against his American co-defendant in the killing. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

The Squad: progressive Democrats reveal how they got their name

Anyone who is interested in building a more equitable and just world is a part of the Squad, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley said Four progressive democrats known as the Squad have revealed the source of their fierce moniker they gave it to themselves at a photo shoot. Someone said, Oh you should do a hashtag or something #squadgoals and then it morphed into whole other thing, Congress member Donald Trumps tweetsRashida Tlaib called Trump the biggest bully Ive ever had to deal with and described his tweets about her and fellow representatives and members of the four-strong Squad, CBS host Gayle King also challenged Pressley over her description of Trump as the occupant of the White House. I call him that …

Children at the border: the crisis that America wasn’t prepared for

Despite fears stoked by Trump, fewer migrants are arriving at the border than in past years but most are now children headed to facilities that are ill-equipped to receive them At a border patrol processing facility in McAllen, Texas on 11 June, a group of lawyers and doctors met a 17-year-old girl from Guatemala. She was in a wheelchair and she held her tiny one-month-old daughter, who was swaddled in a gray sweatshirt so dirty it was almost black. The mother said she had an emergency C-section in Mexico at eight months pregnant. She was in so much pain she couldnt stand, she said, yet US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), the agency in charge of screening and processing migrants, …

G20: world leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach a trade deal or risk global economy

Financial markets fall amid growing fears that talks in Osaka will fail to break logjam Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have been urged to reach a trade deal or risk setting the global economy on a downward path as world leaders gathered in Japan for the G20 summit. Russian president Vladimir Putin, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and European president Jean-Claude Juncker heaped pressure on the two superpowers on Friday to settle their differences when they meet on the sidelines of the Osaka summit on Saturday. But financial markets fell across Asia on Friday amid growing fears that the talks will fail to break the logjam and see the US president carry out his threat of additional tariffs on Chinese …

The battle to turn Arkansas’s dry counties wet with Walmart’s help

Many Arkansas counties are forbidden from selling alcohol, but campaigners, including the Walton family, want that to change Warwick Milner sits outside Cove Creek Corner Store, a gas station in Cleburne county, Arkansas. Despite a nearby lake attracting tourists from neighboring states, the gas station cannot sell alcohol. In fact, there is no place within the entire county where wine, beer or liquor can be purchased and taken home. Last year Milner tried to change that, collecting enough signatures to put a petition on the 2018 ballot. He solicited the help of local businesses including the owner of the gas station knocked on residents doors and started a Facebook group. Thousands joined in support, and movers and shakers reached out …

‘The heart is here’: why the Warriors’ success is more bitter than sweet

Although the teams move to San Francisco is only across the Bay, longtime Warriors fans based in Oakland are feeling left behind As fans streamed into the Oracle Arena in Oakland for the third game of the NBA Finals, the excitement for the Golden State Warriors was tinged with melancholy a victory parade that could feel, at times, like a funeral march. In a few weeks, the team will no longer call Oakland home, moving across the Bay to the $1bn Chase Center in San Francisco. The move is only 16 miles by car but for many fans of the Warriors, who have been playing in Oakland for 47 years, it feels much farther representing a betrayal of the city …

Reports reveal egregious conditions in US migrant detention facilities

Child migrants could lose access to recreational activities, while conditions at adult facilities pose health and safety risks As the number of Central American families and children approaching the an unprecedented number of families at the border in May. Though the number of families climate crisis. We are bursting at the seams, said Randy Howe, CBPs executive director of operations. This cant continue. Citing budget pressures because of the influxof children at the border, the health department agency that cares for children who arrive at the border on their own, the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), has started to end funding for activities such as soccer and English classes for children in its custody. Children can spend months in ORR …