American attorney Gloria Allred has criticised the failure of Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, to come forward for questioning about his connection to known sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Ms Allred insisted that awaiting summons was inappropriate and asked if he required a "gold plated invitation delivered by footman" to come forward himself. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Jeffrey Epstein’s former mentor claimed Ghislaine Maxwell will fully cooperate with the feds. The NY Post reports that disgraced elderly socialite was busted on charges that she groomed underage women to have sex with the infamous pedophile. Epstein's mentor, Steven Hoffenberg told the UK’s Sun that Maxwell will “totally cooperate.” He added that Prince Andrew “may be very concerned.
The 2021 Academy Awards ceremony has officially been pushed back from February 28, 2021 to April 25, 2021, George Floyd's 6-year-old daughter is now a Disney shareholder and Spike Lee is taking back the statements he made defending Woody Allen.
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Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving sibling of slain President John F. Kennedy, who as U.S. ambassador to Ireland in the 1990s played a pivotal role in the Northern Irish peace process, died on Wednesday at age 92. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
Reuters reports former FBI chief William S. Sessions died on Friday. He was 90 years old. An FBI chief under three US presidents, Sessions won praise for bringing more diversity to the agency. However, President Bill Clinton fired him after Sessions was investigated for ethical lapses including not paying taxes and misusing public funds. High-profile FBI operations during Sessions’ tenure included the disastrous 1993 raid on cult leader David Koresh’s compound in Waco, Texas.
Business Insider reports that Chelsea Clinton is forming her own venture capital firm. The firm will be called Metrodora Ventures. It was registered in April and has its own Twitter account. Clinton hasn't decided whether to commit to the firm full-time, Axios reports. On Twitter, Metrodora Ventures describes itself as "a values conscious venture capital firm focused on health and learning businesses.
Business Insider reports that Walmart is set to launch Walmart+ by the end of this month. The subscription will cost $98 a year. It will offer members free same-day delivery from Walmart stores. Members will also get delivery perks, discounts at Walmart gas stations, early access to promotions, and self-checkout tools. The retailer will also introduce a Walmart+ branded credit card and possibly video entertainment.
On Wednesday, Brooks Brothers filed for bankruptcy. It was in business for over 200 years. The coronavirus pandemic has hurt the retailer's business. Business Insider reports the company has been considering strategic options for about a year. "It has become increasingly out of step with a new generation of consumers who are looking for a more edgy approach to smart casual," Neil Saunders, managing director of GlobalData Retail, said in emailed comments.
Not only are new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 climbing dramatically, so are the numbers of its victims being hospitalized. According to Business Insider, COVID-19 hospitalizations started going up toward the end of June, after two straight months of decline. The mayors of Houston and Austin, Texas, said over the weekend that hospitals will be overwhelmed within two weeks if the virus isn't gotten under control.
Ascena owns specialty retail brands Ann Taylor and Lane Bryant. The company plans to shut at least 1,200 stores as part of bankruptcy proceedings this week, according to a Bloomberg report. Under its Chapter 11 arrangement, Ascena would do away with around $700 million from its $1.1 billon debt load. Business Insider reports that Ascena's lenders will assume ownership of the company. The New Jersey-based company has been battling the consumer shift to online shopping for years.
In interviews Thursday President Donald Trump suggested he was ready to grant clemency to Roger Stone. Stone is a close friend and ally to Trump. He was convicted of lying to federal investigators. Stone is set to go to prison this month. Trump is widely expected to pardon or commute Stone's sentence, according to at least half a dozen sources close to the President.
Gizmodo reports that the former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, David Duke, endorsed President Donald Trump on Twitter. On Thursday, Duke tweeted, "President Trump! You have one last chance to turn the tables, win this election and save America—and yourself!” In his tweet, the KKK leader encouraged Trump to replace VP, Mike Pence with Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who Gizmodo says is "notoriously racist." Duke continued, "Nominate Tucker Carlson for Vice President.
Media heiress Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested this week, and faces multiple felony charges connected to Jeffrey Epstein and sex trafficking girls. However, Newser reports she has at least one high-profile ally: Celebrity attorney Alan Dershowitz. Dershowitz wrote in The Spectator that he and his friends never saw Maxwell behave inappropriately. Maxwell and Dershowitz have something in common. Both are accused of sexual misconduct by Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre.