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Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalism

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalismEpstein spent 13 months in jail after being accused of sexually abusing girls as young as 14 in 2008, but he was able to preserve his reputation.



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Lebanon's Hezbollah appeals for donations to combat sanctions

Lebanon's Hezbollah appeals for donations to combat sanctionsLebanon’s Hezbollah movement on Friday called for donations from its popular base because it says it is coming under financial pressure as a result of Western sanctions. Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah’s appeal came after Britain announced on February 25 that it would seek to make membership of the Shiite movement or inviting support for it a crime. It also follows the United States ramping up sanctions against the group, with its latest raft of measures in November targeting Nasrallah’s son Jawad, among other individuals.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams 'bogus ethics complaints' over political donations

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams 'bogus ethics complaints' over political donationsAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez has rebuked a complaint filed with the Federal Elections Commission by a conservative group claiming her 2018 election campaign was in violation of campaign finance laws. The freshman Democrat responded on Thursday night to the complaint filed this week by the National Legal and Policy Centre in a tweet. Ms Ocasio-Cortez posted a link to an NBC News fact-check, which directly refuted the notion her campaign had violated any laws.



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Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris received thousands of dollars in campaign donations from the Trump family

Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris received thousands of dollars in campaign donations from the Trump familyDemocratic Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris may be an outspoken critic of the Trump Administration, but she's been the recipient of thousands of dollars in campaign donations from the president and his family.



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GoFundMe refunds more than $20 million of donations after campaign to pay for border wall fails

GoFundMe refunds more than $  20 million of donations after campaign to pay for border wall failsThe crowdfunding platform GoFundMe said more than $ 20 million (£15.5 million) in donations were slated to be refunded after a campaign to raise $ 1 billion for the Trump administration to build a wall on the border with Mexico fell well short of its goal. The fundraising campaign, which began last month, had gone viral as President Donald Trump’s attempt to get Congress to pay for the wall fuelled a heated political dispute and resulted in a partial shutdown of the federal government. More than 325,000 donors had pledged in the GoFundMe campaign that the organiser, a veteran from Florida named Brian Kolfage, said would have been used for Mr Trump’s border wall.



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Heidi Heitkamp Flooded With Donations After Voting Against Brett Kavanaugh

Heidi Heitkamp Flooded With Donations After Voting Against Brett KavanaughSen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) has raised more than $ 12 million in the weeks



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Trump Asking For Donations To His Re-Election Campaign To Help Build His Wall

Trump Asking For Donations To His Re-Election Campaign To Help Build His WallWASHINGTON — Nearly two years into his presidency and having failed to build



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Roger Stone Says He's On 'Crooked Special Prosecutor's Hit List,' Asks For Donations

Roger Stone Says He's On 'Crooked Special Prosecutor's Hit List,' Asks For DonationsPresident Donald Trump's long-time friend and adviser Roger Stone has launched



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Donations Help Bail Out Oregon Mom Charged With Manslaughter After 1-Year-Old Dies in Hot Car

Donations Help Bail Out Oregon Mom Charged With Manslaughter After 1-Year-Old Dies in Hot CarShe forgot her daughter was in the car, her attorney said.



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US televangelist appeals for donations for $54 million private jet

US televangelist appeals for donations for $  54 million private jetJesse Duplantis, 68, whose Christian ministry is based in Louisiana, made the appeal for a Dassault Falcon 7X jet in a video for his followers. Jesse Duplantis Ministries has already gone through three private planes, “burning them up for the Lord Jesus Christ,” he said. “He said, ‘Jesse, you wanna come up where I’m at?’” Duplantis said.



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