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Epstein created trust with $578 million days before suicide

All of Epstein's assets were transferred to the trust as of Aug. 8, two days before he died, assuring that details on how the proceeds are distributed may remain private.

US attorney general shakes up prison bureau after Jeffrey Epstein’s death

Epstein was arrested on July 6 and pleaded not guilty to charges of sex trafficking involving dozens of underage girls as young as 14. He died on Aug. 10 in his jail cell, and an autopsy report released on Friday concluded he hanged himself.

Iran tanker heads to Greece, US warns against helping vessel

The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar about 11 p.m. (2100 GMT) on Sunday. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece and was scheduled to arrive next Sunday.

With eyes on election, White House insists economy is strong

White House aides and campaign advisers have been monitoring the recent turbulence in the financial markets and troubling indicators at home and around the world with concern for Trump's 2020 chances.

Facebook and Twitter say China is spreading disinformation in Hong Kong

Facebook and Twitter said they had removed the accounts, the first time that the social media companies have had to take down accounts linked to disinformation in China.

Japan approves further exports of high-tech material to South Korea: Sources

In early July, Japan tightened controls on shipments of three materials used in chips and displays to South Korea, threatening to disrupt the global tech supply chain.

Islamic State is regaining strength in Iraq and Syria

Though President Donald Trump hailed a total defeat of the Islamic State earlier this year, defense officials in the region see things differently, acknowledging that what remains of the terror group is here to stay

Macron, Putin optimistic on Ukraine, clash on Syria

Speaking at a press conference at his summer residence in southern France, Macron said he wanted to attend a summit with the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, and Germany — the so-called Normandy format — soon to try and resolve the conflict in which more than 13,000 people have died.

Relationship with Pakistan improved after aid cut: Donald Trump

President Trump announced last year that the USD 1.3 billion aid to Pakistan would remain suspended till the country did not act against militant safe heavens inside its territory.

Afghanistan: Series of blasts wound dozens on Independence Day

No group claimed responsibility for the 10 bombs but both Islamic State (IS) and the Taliban militants operate in the area.

General accused of human rights abuses named Sri Lanka’s army chief

The new commander, Maj. Gen. Shavendra Silva, who is now promoted to the rank of a Lieutenant General, was in charge of the 58th Division, which encircled the final stronghold of the Tamil Tiger rebels in the last stages of the civil war in 2009.

Sri Lanka: Army to set up directorate to counter war crime charges, says Army Chief

Sri Lanka Army and the LTTE were both accused of committing war crimes. Sri Lanka faced severe international condemnation with UN Human Rights Council passing resolutions to hold the country's government accountable for war crimes.