Donald Trump has wished Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and ex-girlfriend of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, "well" as she awaits trial in a high-profile case in the US.The president was speaking at a White House press conference where he was asked by a journalist if Maxwell will "turn in powerful people", including the Duke of York.Maxwell, who pleaded not guilty, will go on trial in July 2021.
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“I just wish her well,” President Donald Trump said on Tuesday of Jeffrey Epstein's longtime associate Ghislaine Maxwell, who was arrested and charged with luring young girls so the late financier could sexually abuse them.
A one Casey William Kelley purchased a Porsche 911 Turbo from a dealership in Destin, Florida, on Monday for nearly $140,000. But according to Newser, 'purchased' isn't quite the correct term to describe the transaction. That's because the cashier's check for $139,203.05 bounced. The car was reported stolen. Kelley was arrested Wednesday, and he told authorities that the check hadn't actually come from a bank, but was simply printed off of his home computer.
A huge fan of US President Donald Trump has done her patriotic part in proving that justice is a dish best served cold. Newser reports the identity of a bomb-throwing protester in Portland, Oregon, remained obscure until someone claimed to know him. It was none other than Karla Fox, the 'Trump-loving grandma' of 18-year-old Gabriel 'Rico' Agard-Berryhill. Fox says she ID'd her grandson by the olive-colored vest she bought him with the word 'ICONS' on it. I love him to death.
Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of professional poker player Susie Zhao. Newser reports Zhao's body was found badly burned on July 13th, near the Pontiac Lake Recreation Area outside Detroit. She had raked in more than $152,000 as a professional player and was said to be good at paying her debts. Police in White Lake Township, Michigan, took a 60-year-old Pontiac man into custody after pulling him over near the I-275 and Michigan Avenue.
Two Florida Keys residents ignored orders to quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19. Now, they have ended up in jail as of Wednesday night, reports Newser. Jose Freire Interian, 24, and Yohana Gonzalez, 26, were charged with violating isolation rules. Quarantine and violating emergency management disaster preparedness rules were in place. A Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokesman says Interian and Gonzalez were kept isolated.
Florida couple James and Kimberly Snead are living personifications of the adage 'no good deed goes unpunished.' The Sneads were the last foster parents of Nikolas Cruz. Cruz carried out a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in 2018. As part of a legal agreement to settle numerous civil lawsuits, the Sneads were required to write a letter of apology to the victims and their families. According to Newser, they said they should have believed what they were told.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday asked for the US Elections to be delayed. "With Universal Mail-In Voting (not Absentee Voting, which is good), 2020 will be the most INACCURATE & FRAUDULENT Election in history. It will be a great embarrassment to the USA," Trump wrote on Twitter. "Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???" Trump said. The date of the presidential election — the Tuesday after the first Monday in November in every fourth year — is enshrined in federal law and would require an act of Congress to change, including agreement from the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives. One Republican governor, Chris Sununu of New Hampshire, quickly shot down Trump's idea: “Make no mistake: the election will happen in New Hampshire on November 3rd. End of story. Our voting system in NH is secure, safe, and reliable. We have done it right 100% of the time for 100 years – this year will be no different."
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Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers told a judge on Friday that Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein weren't terribly close. According to Newser, they made the statement in asking a judge to free her on a $5 million bond. Maxwell was arrested last week in New Hampshire. Prosecutors say Maxwell, 58, helped Epstein recruit, groom, and sexually abuse girls for years. Her lawyers told the court their client denies the charges, saying, 'Ghislaine Maxwell is not Jeffrey Epstein.