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Ghislaine Maxwell moans about conditions at ‘hell-hole’ Brooklyn jail

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Ghislaine Maxwell is complaining about conditions inside the ‘hell-hole’ Brooklyn jail where she is being kept ahead of her sex crimes trial. 

The 58-year-old British socialite is being subjected to multiple searches each day and is under constant watch of the guards, her lawyers said, despite recently being taken off suicide watch.

The searches and surveillance should be stopped, her lawyers said, while requesting that she be be taken out of solitary confinement and placed in with other prisoners.

Ghislaine Maxwell is complaining about being kept in solitary confinement and under constant surveillance at a 'hell-hole' Brooklyn jail (seen in a recent court sketch)

Ghislaine Maxwell is complaining about being kept in solitary confinement and under constant surveillance at a 'hell-hole' Brooklyn jail (seen in a recent court sketch)

Ghislaine Maxwell is complaining about being kept in solitary confinement and under constant surveillance at a ‘hell-hole’ Brooklyn jail (seen in a recent court sketch)

Maxwell wants to be moved into general population and allowed more computer time so she can prepare a defense to claims she helped friend Jeffrey Epstein traffick girls for sex (file)

Maxwell wants to be moved into general population and allowed more computer time so she can prepare a defense to claims she helped friend Jeffrey Epstein traffick girls for sex (file)

Maxwell wants to be moved into general population and allowed more computer time so she can prepare a defense to claims she helped friend Jeffrey Epstein traffick girls for sex (file)

Her legal team say she is only being subjected to the ‘onerous’ conditions because friend Jeffrey Epstein died while awaiting trial, in what was ruled a suicide.

They argue that she ‘has never been suicidal and was never diagnosed as exhibiting risk factors for suicide,’ but is still woken up every few hours during the night and forced to wear special clothing.

She has also been forced to undergo body scans, lawyer Chris Everdell wrote in a letter seen by the New York Post, and is observed even while calling her attorneys.

‘Ms. Maxwell is being treated worse than other similarly situated pretrial detainees, which significantly impacts her ability to prepare a defense,’ he said. 

His letter asks that Maxwell ‘be released to the general population and be granted the privileges given to other pretrial detainees’.

Everdell also requested for her to be given more computer time in order to review the reams of documents relating to her case.

Further, his team are asking that she be given the names of three anonymous women who are accusing her of grooming an abusing them.

‘Maxwell cannot prepare for or receive a fair trial without this information,’ her lawyers argued.

Maxwell's lawyers say she is being subjected to 'onerous' conditions at Brooklyn's MDC (pictured) because Epstein died behind bars, and not because of any risk she poses

Maxwell's lawyers say she is being subjected to 'onerous' conditions at Brooklyn's MDC (pictured) because Epstein died behind bars, and not because of any risk she poses

Maxwell’s lawyers say she is being subjected to ‘onerous’ conditions at Brooklyn’s MDC (pictured) because Epstein died behind bars, and not because of any risk she poses

Jeffrey Epstein was initially charged with sex trafficking in Florida in 2006, before being hit with a 53-page FBI indictment the following year.

In 2008, he was offered a controversial plea deal that saw him sentenced to 18 months in prison for soliciting underage prostitutes.

He was then rearrested in July 2019 and charged with sex trafficking, when he was moved to a maximum security jail in Manhattan.

On August 10 he was found unconscious in his cell with injuries to his neck and later died in what was officially ruled a suicide. 

Epstein had been on suicide watch but was taken off just days before his death, on the condition that he be placed with a cellmate and constantly monitored.

But the day before his body was found his cellmate was moved out and not replaced, and guards failed to carry out checks on him.

Maxwell, who is accused of acting as Epstein’s ‘madam’ by finding him young women to abuse and then ‘training’ them to comply with his desires, was arrested on July 2 at a mansion she owned in New Hampshire.

She was transferred to Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Centre on July 6, and has been held in solitary confinement since then. 

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Trump says Democrats don’t want a vaccine before the election because it will give him credit

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Donald Trump has accused Democrats of not wanting a vaccine against COVID-19 before the election, fearing that it will boost the president’s chances of winning a second term.

Speaking to Fox News for an interview aired on Sunday night, Trump discussed the fight against coronavirus, fears over mail-in voting, and accused his opponent Joe Biden once again of being barely coherent.

The interview was recorded before Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death on Friday, and so host Mark Levin did not ask the president about the Supreme Court decision. 

He opened his hour-long discussion with questions about coronavirus, as the United State edged towards the grim milestone of 200,000 dead.

Trump said he was confident the virus was going away, and was asked about Democrat attitudes towards a possible vaccine. 

‘They want to denigrate it, because they started hearing rumors about a vaccine in record time,’ said Trump.

Donald Trump told Fox News' Mark Levin that Democrats did not want a quick COVID vaccine

Donald Trump told Fox News' Mark Levin that Democrats did not want a quick COVID vaccine

Donald Trump told Fox News’ Mark Levin that Democrats did not want a quick COVID vaccine

The president said Democrats worried that a vaccine would boost Trump's election chances

The president said Democrats worried that a vaccine would boost Trump's election chances

The president said Democrats worried that a vaccine would boost Trump’s election chances 

‘The reason they are doing this is because they think I’ll get credit if we get a vaccine before the election.’

Trump said that his government had taken unprecedented steps to work for the speedy development of a vaccine. 

‘If this was a typical administration we wouldn’t have a vaccine for two to three years,’ he said. ‘But I have changed it, safely. We have many companies doing it, in phase three trial.

‘Instead of saying wow, this is great news, they are saying oh, it’s coming out too soon, it won’t be safe. These are big companies – they won’t do that, they’ll have tremendous liability.’

Trump said that seniors will be vaccinated first, prioritizing those with heart and respiratory conditions.   

Trump said he is hopeful of a vaccine being ready soon and rolled out swiftly

Trump said he is hopeful of a vaccine being ready soon and rolled out swiftly

Trump said he is hopeful of a vaccine being ready soon and rolled out swiftly

Trump also used his interview to mock, once again, his rival in November, Joe Biden.

He said the Democrat candidate ‘barely knows he’s alive’, and was incapable of responding to events. 

‘He’s losing the left now because he never mentions the words law and order,’ said Trump.

‘What we did in Minneapolis was incredible. National Guard – we sent them in – it was over in half an hour. Every one of these cities that has these problems is run by Democrats.’ 

Trump accused Biden of wanting to turn the United States into Venezuela, and said it would become ‘Venezuela on steroids’ if the Democrats win. 

‘And I used to say we’ll be another Venezuela, but I never really…I don’t know that I believed it fully,’ he said. 

‘That wasn’t too long ago. But I do. 

‘If that kind of stuff gets put in, we will be another Venezuela, except on major steroids, OK?’

The president was asked about his frequently-voiced concerns over mail-in voting.

Trump repeated in his Sunday interview his long-held concerns about mail-in ballots

Trump repeated in his Sunday interview his long-held concerns about mail-in ballots

Trump repeated in his Sunday interview his long-held concerns about mail-in ballots

He warned once again that there will be a ‘tremendous disruption’ on Election Day, because voters were confused by the options for casting their ballots, and because of the risks of fraud.

‘Look, they know it doesn’t work because there have been many races using this over the last 14, 15 months – and I heard there was one yesterday or the day before yesterday, the ballots are so mixed up,’ he said.

Trump said he was concerned of reports of ‘missing’ or fraudulent ballots.

‘Now they have a new thing where they don’t want to verify signatures because that makes it easier, so you don’t have to verify a signature,’ he said. 

The president also accused some Democratic governors of being ‘partisan’ and ‘political hacks’ who are trying to sway the election toward his opponent.   

‘It’s a very tough situation,’ he said.

‘You look at these governors and you look at – I mean, I don’t want to insult anybody, but take a look at some of these governors that are in charge of the ballots – beyond partisan – in many cases political hacks.’

Trump added that he has no issue with traditional absentee balloting, in that it is ‘solicited,’ but that many states like New Jersey and Nevada are mailing ballots out unsolicited.

‘When they just dump millions of ballots all over the country, it’s not going to work. It’s going to be a disaster. And they know it,’ he said. 

‘And we’re talking about many millions of ballots. It’s going to be mayhem. It’s going to be bedlam, and this is what they want.’

The president used the interview to vent against John Bolton, describing him as ‘a very stupid person’ who wanted to take America into a new war.

John McCain, who died two years ago, also was a warmonger, Trump said.  

‘If we listened to John McCain it would be World War Five now,’ he said.

He boasted about having ‘rebuilt our military’, adding that he was confident that Russian president Vladimir Putin had a new-found respect for the U.S.  

‘Nobody has been tougher on Russia than I have,’ he said. ‘I guarantee you Putin says that behind closed doors too.’   

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Bakery owner, 19, goes viral on TikTok after sharing how to make cinnamon scrolls

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A TikTok video has been shared by thousands after an Australian bakery owner, 19, revealed how to make delicious cinnamon scrolls.

Morgan Hipworth, owner of the Melbourne business Bistro Morgan Bakehouse, posted the video on September 4 and it has been viewed more than 92,000 times.

The tasty sweets are made using a dough mixture, cinnamon and brown sugar buttercream filling and a vanilla glaze.

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A TikTok video has gone viral after an Australian bakery owner, 19, revealed how to make delicious cinnamon scrolls

A TikTok video has gone viral after an Australian bakery owner, 19, revealed how to make delicious cinnamon scrolls

A TikTok video has gone viral after an Australian bakery owner, 19, revealed how to make delicious cinnamon scrolls

The tasty sweets are made using a dough mixture, cinnamon and brown sugar filling and a vanilla glaze coating

The tasty sweets are made using a dough mixture, cinnamon and brown sugar filling and a vanilla glaze coating

The tasty sweets are made using a dough mixture, cinnamon and brown sugar filling and a vanilla glaze coating

‘I start with a sheet of rolled out brioche, then cover it in a cinnamon buttercream,’ Morgan said in the video.

After evenly spreading the mixture, he rolls the thick dough on top of itself before slicing and baking in the oven until golden brown.

The rolls are then coated in a sweet vanilla glaze before being sold to customers in the bakery. 

Morgan Hipworth (pictured) posted the video on September 4 and it's been viewed more than 92,000 times

Morgan Hipworth (pictured) posted the video on September 4 and it's been viewed more than 92,000 times

'I start with a sheet of rolled out brioche, then cover it in a cinnamon buttercream,' Morgan said in the video

'I start with a sheet of rolled out brioche, then cover it in a cinnamon buttercream,' Morgan said in the video

Morgan Hipworth, owner of the Melbourne business Bistro Morgan Bakehouse, posted the video on September 4 and it’s been viewed more than 92,000 times

After evenly spreading the mixture, he rolls the thick dough on top of itself before slicing and baking in the oven until golden brown

After evenly spreading the mixture, he rolls the thick dough on top of itself before slicing and baking in the oven until golden brown

Once cooked, the rolls are then coated in a sweet vanilla glaze

Once cooked, the rolls are then coated in a sweet vanilla glaze

After evenly spreading the mixture, he rolls the thick dough on top of itself before slicing and baking in the oven until golden brown

Throughout the short video Morgan doesn’t disclose how the bakery makes the dough, buttercream or topping itself, but similar free online recipes are available on cooking websites, such as taste.com.au

The Bistro Morgan Bakehouse cinnamon scrolls are priced at $4.50 each, $18 for a four pack or $25 for a six pack.

The bakery is also known for creating an indulgent range of mouth-watering sweets including cream-filled doughnuts and freshly baked cookies of a unique variety of flavours. 

While the whole recipe isn't revealed in the video, the cinnamon scrolls are quite simple to make from scratch as few steps are involved

While the whole recipe isn't revealed in the video, the cinnamon scrolls are quite simple to make from scratch as few steps are involved

While the whole recipe isn’t revealed in the video, the cinnamon scrolls are quite simple to make from scratch as few steps are involved 

While the whole recipe isn’t revealed in the video, the cinnamon scrolls are quite simple to make from scratch as few steps are involved.

The dough can be made using flour, caster sugar, butter, milk and eggs, and the filling consists of cinnamon and brown sugar.

Once prepared, the scrolls only take between 20 to 25 minutes to cook in the oven at 200 degrees Celsius.

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New South Wales records four new coronavirus cases after taxi driver worked eight days infected

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New South Wales has recorded just four new COVID-19 cases on Monday, with 7,765 tests conducted across the state.

Three of the new cases are returned travellers in hotel quarantine while the other is a contact of a previously reported case linked to the cluster at the Concord Hospital in Western Sydney.

The dwindling numbers have enticed South Australian Premier Steven Marshall to push to open his state’s border with NSW.

‘We’re hoping that we can get the border open with NSW this week,’ Mr Marshall told ABC Radio Adelaide. 

NSW recorded four new coronavirus cases on Monday. Pictured: walkers wear face masks in Circular Quay on September 13

NSW recorded four new coronavirus cases on Monday. Pictured: walkers wear face masks in Circular Quay on September 13

NSW recorded four new coronavirus cases on Monday. Pictured: walkers wear face masks in Circular Quay on September 13

The South Australian Government’s coronavirus transition committee will meet on Tuesday to discuss NSW residents entering the state without needing to quarantine for two weeks.

Mr Marshall said he was mostly concerned about community transmission rates, after a COVID-positive taxi driver worked for eight days while infectious in Sydney.

A major contact tracing operation is underway after the driver worked for more than a week and visited venues in Sydney and the South Coast.

Mr Marshall said the driver’s case was ‘slightly worrying’.  

‘But [SA’s Chief Public Health Officer] Nicola Spurrier and the transition committee will look at that very closely,’ he said.

A coronavirus-infected taxi driver drove around Sydney for eight days spreading the virus

A coronavirus-infected taxi driver drove around Sydney for eight days spreading the virus

A coronavirus-infected taxi driver drove around Sydney for eight days spreading the virus

ISOLATE AND GET TESTED: 

Campbelltown Golf Club,  Glen Alpine – September 16 from 2pm-4.30pm in the TAB area

Milton Ulladulla Ex Servos Club – September 12 from 2pm-6.15pm

Carlo’s Italian Restaurante Bar & Seafood, Ulladulla – September 12 from 8pm-9.30pm

Bannisters Pavilion Rooftop Bar & Grill, Mollymook – September 13 from 12.30pm-2.15pm

Mama Wok, MacArthur Square Campbelltown – September 9 from 1.30pm-2.30pm 

Anyone who attended these venues for a least one hour during the times mentioned is considered to be a close contact of the taxi driver and is being directed to get tested and isolate for 14 days.  

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Where the Taxi worked: 

Moorebank 

Bankstown 

Chipping Norton 

Liverpool 

Lidcombe 

Warwick Farm 

Milperra 

Anyone who caught a Taxi in these areas on September 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18 is being urged to monitor their health.

 

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Monitor your health:

Picnic Point Bowling Club – September 18, from 3pm-6pm

Campbelltown Golf Club course, Glen Alpine – September 16, from 9.30am-2pm

Wray St Oyster Shed, Batemans Bay – September 12 from 12:00pm-1:00pm  

Anyone who attended these venues at the times mentioned is also considered a casual contact and must monitor for symptoms and get tested immediately if they develop symptoms.

Source: NSW Health 

 

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South Australia Premier Steven Marshall (pictured) said his border could open to NSW residents this week

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall (pictured) said his border could open to NSW residents this week

South Australia Premier Steven Marshall (pictured) said his border could open to NSW residents this week

If a decision is made to relax border controls, Mr Marshall said it would likely be implemented the same day for the convenience of families.

‘You see families completely dislocated — parents not being able to see their children or grandparents not being able to see grandchildren — so there’s a lot of reasons we want this to happen but we can’t do it until it’s safe to do so, but there’s certainly some very good signs this week at this stage,’ he said. 

Test numbers in NSW dropped by nearly 6,000 from 13,635 in the previous 24-hour testing period, which is not uncommon for a weekend. 

NSW Health would like to see levels above 20,000, particularly in South Western Sydney.

Chief Medical Officer Kerry Chant said NSW was at a critical phase in the response to the pandemic.

‘We are trying to identify any undetected chains of transmission in the community to drive it down towards no community transmission,’ she said.

‘That will put us in the best position ahead of the school holidays where we know people will be out and about travelling across the state.’ 

Medical staff conduct tests at the Bondi Beach coronavirus pop up testing facility on September 2

Medical staff conduct tests at the Bondi Beach coronavirus pop up testing facility on September 2

Medical staff conduct tests at the Bondi Beach coronavirus pop up testing facility on September 2

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