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  • 1

    WILL THEY OR WON’T THEY

    Trump: 120K-Troop Iran Plan Is Fake News. It’d Be Way More.

    “The New York Times” reported Monday that the White House was considering a plan to send 120,000 troops to the Middle East.

    4 days ago
  • 2

    TARNISHED BRAND

    Trump Tower Condos Selling at More Than 20 Percent Losses

    Owners in president’s premier site sink, at a time when just 0.23 percent of homes sold in the city over the past two years have lost money.

    5 days ago
  • 3

    YOU RIG KEURIG

    This Keurig Coffee Maker is 33% Off on Amazon Today Only

    The programmable model comes with six K-Cup pods for you try in different customizable strengths.

    5 days ago
  • 4

    WHAT IS GOING ON?

    Senate Dem to Trump Admin: Tell Us What New Iran ‘Threat’ Is

    Menendez says Congress isn’t getting “any specifics about what these increased threats actually are and our strategy to confront them.”

    5 days ago
  • 5

    GET HIM OUT

    Allen West Calls for NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre’s Ouster

    The grassroots conservative favorite said the NRA chief’s actions have put West and other board members in ‘legal jeopardy.’

    5 days ago
  • 6

    FREEDOM

    Anthony Weiner Released From New York City Halfway House

    Disgraced ex congressman is free after serving a prison sentence for sending lewd text messages to a 15-year-old girl.

    5 days ago
  • 7

    R.I.P.

    Tim Conway, Star of ‘The Carol Burnett Show,’ Dead at 85

    The Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor was known for playing characters like the Oldest Man and Mr. Tudball.

    5 days ago
  • 8

    HOLLY HELL

    Dealer Who Pulled Gun Out of Bible in Robbery Gets 23 Years

    The man pulled a gun on a stranger who had offered him water.

    5 days ago
  • 9

    IT’S ON

    Barr Taps U.S. Attorney to Investigate Russia Probe: Report

    John Durham, the U.S. attorney in Connecticut, was reportedly assigned to look into the origins of investigation into Trump campaign’s ties.

    5 days ago
  • 10

    REVELATIONS

    NYPD Investigation Determined Officer Choked Eric Garner

    The revelation raises questions about why the NYPD never took action against Pantaleo.

    5 days ago

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    THE ART OF THE DEAL

    Jeffrey Epstein Became a Government Informant as Part of Sweetheart Plea Deal

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    In exchange for a sweetheart plea deal that buried dozens of allegations by underage girls of sexual abuse at his Palm Beach, Florida, mansion, disgraced hedge-fund manager Jeffrey Epstein provided federal investigators with “unspecified information,” according to records cited in a Tuesday report from the Miami Herald. Epstein, who has long faced allegations of coercion and sex trafficking, could have faced life in prison in 2007, when his lawyer met with Miami federal prosecutor Alexander Acosta, who is now President Trump’s labor secretary. The pair struck a deal that only required Epstein to serve 13 months in a county jail and shuttered an FBI probe into his alleged crimes. But as part of that deal, according to records cited by the Herald, Epstein provided “valuable consideration”—in other words, critical information—to federal investigators. There’s no direct evidence of what that information was, but records show that at around the same time, Epstein was considered to be a crucial witness during the trial of two Bear Stearns executives who faced allegations of corporate securities fraud during the 2008 financial crisis.