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Why a bitter legal battle could be ahead for Jeffrey Epstein’s estate

Why a bitter legal battle could be ahead for Jeffrey Epstein’s estate

Finance
Jeffrey Epstein attends Launch of RADAR MAGAZINE at Hotel QT on May 18, 2005.Patrick McMullan | Getty ImagesA long battle lies ahead as Jeffrey Epstein's estate grapples with legal claims over the distribution of his assets.The 66-year-old financier was facing federal charges of sex trafficking minors and sex trafficking conspiracy. He drew up his will on Aug. 8, just two days before he was found dead in a Manhattan jail cell.His death was ruled a suicide by hanging.The will details Epstein's property as being valued at more than $ 577 million, including fine arts, antiques and collectibles whose value is yet to be determined.This is well over the $ 11.4 million per individual federal estate and gift tax exemption for 2019 — the maximum amount you can transfer to your heirs without being s
Easy Rider star Peter Fonda dies after lung cancer battle

Easy Rider star Peter Fonda dies after lung cancer battle

Entertainment
Easy Rider actor and writer Peter Fonda has died aged 79 after respiratory failure from lung cancer, his family have said.The son of actor Henry Fonda and the brother of actress Jane Fonda died at his home in Los Angeles on Friday morning. Image: Peter Fonda in the 1969 road movie classic Easy Rider In a statement his family said: "While we mourn the loss of this sweet and gracious man, we also wish for all to celebrate his indomitable spirit and love of life."In honour of Peter, please raise a glass to freedom."Fonda was born in New York in 1940 to Hollywood star Henry and his socialite wife Frances Ford Seymour. Advertisement He carved his own path ...
Ashes 2019: Steve Smith leaves England facing battle to save first Test

Ashes 2019: Steve Smith leaves England facing battle to save first Test

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Men's Ashes: First Specsavers Test, Edgbaston (day four of five)Australia 284 (Smith 144, Broad 5-86) & 487-7 (Smith 142, Wade 110)England 374 (Burns 133) & 13-0England target: 398ScorecardYet another Ashes century from Australia's Steve Smith, his second of the match, left England facing a huge battle to save the first Test at Edgbaston.In his first Test since returning from a ban for his part in the ball-tampering scandal, the former captain added 142 to his first-innings 144.With Matthew Wade moving into Smith's slipstream for 110...
Fortnite World Cup: Players battle for biggest total prize pool

Fortnite World Cup: Players battle for biggest total prize pool

Technology
Media playback is unsupported on your device The finals of the Fortnite World Cup are taking place in a stadium in New York, with the winner set to earn more prize money than Simona Halep and Novak Djokovic won as Wimbledon champions.Forty million players attempted to qualify over 10 weeks of online competition but only 100 finalists have a shot at winning the $ 3m (£2.4m) prize at Flushing Meadows.With $ 30m to be awarded in total, the prize pool will be the biggest given away at an e-sports event so far - until the annual DOTA 2 tournament in August.All finalists will take home at least $ 50,000 and the runner-up, as well as third and fourth-placed finishers, will all become millionaires.
Transfer news and football gossip: Man United and Liverpool in battle for Rose, Eriksen offered new Spurs contract, West Ham target LaLiga defender

Transfer news and football gossip: Man United and Liverpool in battle for Rose, Eriksen offered new Spurs contract, West Ham target LaLiga defender

Sports
talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Saturday’s papers and online… Liverpool could be ready to make Mohamed Salah the Premier League’s top-paid player when they offer him a new contract worth £22.4m a year. (The Sun) Liverpool want Augsburg’s German left-back Philipp Max, 25, as competition for Andy Robertson. (Sport) Tottenham have offered Danish playmaker Christian Eriksen an improved £200,000-a-week contract in a bid to stop a potential move to Real Madrid. (Daily Mail) Everton are ready to challenge Arsenal for 26-year-old Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha, who is rated at £80m by his club Crystal Palace. (Evening Standard) Have Inter Milan ended their pursuit of Manchester United s