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Over a dozen new victims have come forward since Epstein arrest — but he wants to be released to his mansion



On Thursday, the Miami Herald reported that Jeffrey Epstein, the wealth manager accused of trafficking and raping teenage girls, is asking the judge presiding over his case, Manhattan District Judge Richard Berman, to release him from prison and allow him to await trial in his $77 million mansion.

This news comes just as over a dozen new women in Florida and New York are coming forward to say they were assaulted and exploited by Epstein at his sex parties, some of which took place at the very mansion to which he is seeking release.


Epstein was investigated previously in 2008, but then-U.S. Attorney Alexander Acosta — now serving as President Donald Trump’s Secretary of Labor — cut him a controversial plea bargain that allowed him to serve barely a year in prison for a minor prostitution offense. Acosta has defended his decision, claiming that the responsibility lay with state prosecutors — a claim that former Palm Beach State Attorney Barry Krischer has called “completely wrong.”

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Large fires in Philadelphia — as police scramble to save City Hall



Protests in the City of Brotherly Love resulted in multiple police cares being lit on fire as windows were broken in the town's iconic City Hall.

Anti-police violence protests have erupted across America following the killing of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis.

Here are some of the scenes from the Philadelphia protests:





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Trump Tower is ‘under siege’ as Chicago Police make arrests to defend the president’s building



Protesters marched on Trump Tower in Chicago on Saturday, as Chicago police in riot gear and on horses defend the president's building.

State police were deployed to the scene to back up local police, who are reportedly arresting protesters.

On video showed protesters taking a knee in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick.

Actor John Cusack was among those documenting the protest.

Here are some of the images from the scene:




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George Floyd’s brother tears up discussing condolence phone call from Trump: ‘It hurt me’



The brother of George Floyd described the condolence phone call he received from President Donald Trump during a Saturday interview on MSNBC.

Philonise Floyd was interviewed by the Rev. Al Sharpton on "Politics Nation."

While Derek Chauvin has been arrested and charged with third degree murder, the other three officers involved in the killing remain free.

"They all need to be convicted of first degree murder and given the death penalty," Floyd said.

"What was the conversation with President Trump like?" Sharpton asked.

"It was so fast," Floyd replied.

"He didn't give me an opportunity to even speak. It was hard, I was trying to talk to him, but he just kept like pushing me off, like 'I don't want to hear what you're talking about.' And I just told him I want justice. I said that I couldn't believe they committed a modern-day lynching in broad daylight."

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