FBI raids Jeffery Epstein’s ‘paedophile’ island as Justice Department announces staff shakeup at prison where he died

The FBI has conducted a raid on accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s private island, according to reports, as two guards assigned to watch the disgraced financier before his apparent suicide in prison were put on administrative leave.Federal officials were seen spreading across the island of Little St James by US vessels and on golf carts,…

Trump news: Fox News to air advert blaming mass shooting on president ‘stoking fire of racists’

Donald Trump will face a shock on Wednesday morning when his favourite breakfast show Fox and Friends runs an attack advert paid for by 2020 Democratic presidential challenger Julian Castro in which the candidate accuses him of “stoking the fire of racists” and inspiring the El Paso mass shooting.As the Jeffrey Epstein case continues to…

Epstein death: Prison officer ‘removed from suicide watch night before billionaire paedophile died’

Corrections officers had not checked in on financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein for “several” hours before he was found hanging in his cell Saturday, a person familiar with the matter said, just one in a series of missteps in the hours leading up to his death.Officers should have been checking on Epstein, who was being…

Jeffrey Epstein death: Billionaire paedophile ‘takes his own life in prison’

Child abuser Jeffrey Epstein has killed himself, officials said.The wealthy financier, who was facing child sex trafficking charges involving dozens of girls, took his own life in his Lower Manhattan prison cell.Epstein hanged himself and his body was found in Metropolitan Correctional Centre in New York on Saturday morning at around 7.30am.Manhattan federal prosecutors last…

Carl Beech’s compensation payout criticised by mother who was refused money after holding her dying son

A mother who cradled her dying son in her arms after he was fatally stabbed has criticised the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) for denying her a payout while giving £22,000 to convicted paedophile Carl Beech, aka the fantasist Nick. Karen McPhillips has had to spend her own money appealing against the decision not to…

With a Democrat, a Cooler Head Would Prevail on Iran

Opinion|With a Democrat, a Cooler Head Would Prevail on IranOne point of agreement for the presidential candidates: The nuclear deal needs to be restored.Aug 2, 2019ImageCreditCreditIllustration by Nicholas Konrad; Photographs by The New York TimesWhile President Trump has escalated pressure on Iran, even coming close to launching a military strike, most Americans want the United…