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Ghislaine Maxwell trial: Prosecutors allege she “preyed on young girls” for Epstein
British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell preyed on and groomed young girls for convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein to abuse, prosecutors have alleged.
Ms Maxwell appeared in court in New York on Monday for the first day of her trial on sex trafficking charges.
She denies the charges and her defence claims she is being used as a scapegoat for Epstein's crimes, following his death in prison in 2019.
But prosecutors argue the pair were "partners in crime" in sex abuse.
British hypocrisy: University finds novel 1984 ‘offensive and upsetting’ as it perfectly predicted the current miserable state of Britain as the No.1 surveilled state
Protecting students from the ugly reality of Britain today: a British university has issued a warning over “offensive and upsetting” content in Orwell’s famous "1984" dystopia. ...
Bitcoin tumbling below $34,000
The selloff in cryptocurrencies gained new momentum on Monday, with Bitcoin tumbling to a six-month low and other tokens seeing big losses.
Covid danger in St Lucia’s tiny courts puts stop to murder trials
Ninety wait for justice as infection controls prevent juries from sitting for two years
Pfizer CEO paints ‘ideal’ future of Covid vaccination
Albert Bourla hopes the idea of annual vaccinations will be far easier to sell to the public
Eighty years late: groundbreaking work on slave economy is finally published in UK
Seminal work by scholar and future politician Eric Williams, shunned for decades, is issued by mainstream imprint
What it's like to cruise during Omicron
Cruise ships turning around mid-voyage. People placed in quarantine cabins on board. Voyages abruptly canceled. Crew members trying to appease unhappy customers.
University explains why words like ‘lame’ and ‘man’ are ‘problematic’
The guide suggests employees recommend to others that they stop using offensive words
Link between internet speed and political activism revealed
A new study has found that peoples’ political activism seems to inversely correlate to how fast their internet connections are
Fauci predicts ‘a bit more pain & suffering’ for unvaccinated
White House health advisor is ‘confident’ there are only weeks until Omicron hits its peak
Video games that diagnose, monitor and treat depression developed by scientists
Software analyses the patient's voice, eye gaze and micro-expressions along behavioural measures including reaction times, memory and error rates.
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