Wealthy financier charged with molesting dozens of girls
NEW YORK (AP) — In a startling reversal of fortune, billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged Monday with sexually abusing dozens of underage girls in a case brought more than a decade after he secretly cut a deal with federal prosecutors to dispose of nearly identical allegations.
GRAND BANK, N.L. - The sad case of a mother who abandoned her two young sons to seek out oxycodone while on probation speaks to the devastating hold an opioid addiction can have over a user's life, a Newfoundland judge says.
The woman was sentenced to six months of house arrest for abandoning her pre-school-aged boys in pursuit of the drugs, while on probation for two previous theft offences from 2018.
BRISBANE, Australia - A patron at a hotel on Australia's Gold Coast has foiled a holdup by attacking the robber with a bar stool and a pot plant.
NEW YORK - Federal prosecutors want to recover $12.6 billion in drug money they say was generated by the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo.
AUBURN, Maine - The U.S. Border Patrol says a Mexican man who's been in the United States illegally for more than two decades was in possession of drugs when he was detained in Maine.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Friday issued a temporary injunction against the execution of four people, a week after the country's president announced he would end the country's 43-year moratorium on the death penalty.