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Epstein’s Own Lawyers Tell Court He Likely Died By “Assault” As Federal Case Dropped

Epstein’s Own Lawyers Tell Court He Likely Died By “Assault” As Federal Case Dropped

Epstein’s own defense team doesn’t buy the suicide narrative, apparently, as one of his lawyers on Tuesday voiced deep skepticism that he hanged himself while addressing a final hearing in a Manhattan US District Court on Tuesday. Defense lawyer Reid Weingarten told Judge Richard Berman during the hearing that Epstein’s injuries are “far more consistent with assault” than suicide, especially given the broken bones in his neck discovered during the autopsy after he was found dead in his jail cell on Aug. 10.

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U.S. Senate Committee to Hold Hearing on Cannabis Industry’s Banking Challenges [VIDEO]

U.S. Senate Committee to Hold Hearing on Cannabis Industry’s Banking Challenges [VIDEO]

The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs will hold a hearing to discuss the various financial challenges facing the legal cannabis industry. Right now, due to older banking regulations, banks who hold accounts of legal marijuana dispensaries face the possibility of felony charges being brought against them under federal money laundering laws.

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Armed Mexican Troops Block Migrants At Southern Border After Tariff Talks Tank

Armed Mexican Troops Block Migrants At Southern Border After Tariff Talks Tank

One day after US and Mexican negotiators failed to reach a deal to prevent punitive US tariffs from going into effect over border security, Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed into Mexico from Guatemala in a caravan on Wednesday. According to Reuters, the response from Mexico marks a major step in compliance with President Trump’s demands that the country halt the flow of illegal immigration, primarily from Central America, in order to avoid 5% tariffs which are set to begin on Monday.

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Trump Admin Backs Off Plan To Dump Illegals In Florida – What About San Diego?

Trump Admin Backs Off Plan To Dump Illegals In Florida – What About San Diego?

Following immense backlash from state lawmakers, the Trump administration is backing off a plan to send thousands of migrants to South Florida.  But, in addition to the two Florida counties, San Diego will receive hundreds of migrant families from South Texas.  The Border Patrol said that it was also considering distributing apprehended border-crossers to Detroit, Miami and Buffalo, New York.

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