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Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging

Jeffrey Epstein’s prison death has been ruled a suicide by hanging, the medical examiner’s office said Friday.

Mormon church warning: Beware of those fancy coffee drinks

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name, that vaping is banned despite the alluring flavors and that marijuana is outlawed unless prescribed by “competent” doctors.

Jeffrey Epstein’s death was a suicide, N.Y. medical examiner finds

Epstein, 66, was found dead in his New York cell last week, touching off outrage and disbelief over how such a high-profile prisoner, known for socializing with powerful people, could have gone unwatched.

California, other states, sue over Trump plan to limit poor immigrants’ access to green cards

The lawsuit is the fourth legal challenge filed this week since officials rolled out a new rule on Monday that seeks to redefine who will be eligible for permanent residency and a path to full US citizenship.

Police seek to question man in NYC rice cooker bomb scare

Many rice cookers look like pressure cookers, so it wasn’t clear whether he was trying to frighten people or merely throwing the objects away.

Police seek to question man in New York City subway station rice cooker bomb scare

Three abandoned devices that looked like pressure cookers prompted an evacuation of a major New York City subway station and closed off an intersection in another part of town Friday morning.

Two Blue Angels planes touch during midair practice run

The Navy says two Blue Angels jets touched midair during a practice run over the Florida Panhandle, but no one was injured and an initial damage assessment found a minimal scratch on one aircraft.

Stowaway found on flight from Havana to Miami

Authorities say a stowaway was found hiding in the cargo section of an airplane that arrived from Havana to Miami International Airport.