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Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-cellmate cleared after probe into earlier possible suicide attempt, lawyer says

Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-cellmate cleared after probe into earlier possible suicide attempt, lawyer says

Finance
U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein appears in a photograph taken for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services' sex offender registry March 28, 2017 and obtained by Reuters July 10, 2019.New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services | Handout | ReutersAn investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's possible suicide attempt last month — which happened less than three weeks before his death in a Manhattan jail cell — cleared the financier's former cellmate of wrongdoing, a lawyer told NBC News.Nicholas Tartaglione, a former New York police officer who was arrested in December 2016 on charges of killing four men in a drug distribution conspiracy, was sharing a cell with Epstein in Manhattan's Metropolitan Correctional Center at the time Epstein was found semiconscious in the fetal p
Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Harry Maguire ‘deserved man of the match’ for display against Chelsea

Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Harry Maguire ‘deserved man of the match’ for display against Chelsea

Sports
Jose Mourinho heaped huge praise on Manchester United new boy Harry Maguire following the Red Devils’ rampant victory over Chelsea.Maguire was making his United debut after completing his £80million switch from Leicester earlier this month. Getty Images - Getty Maguire helped United keep a clean sheet against Chelsea And it was one to remember for the centre-back as he helped his new club beat Frank Lampard’s Blues 4-0. Marcus Rashford’s brace and goals from Anthony Martial and Daniel James secured the victory. There were a number of good performances in the United team including from two-goal hero Rashford. However, former United and Chelsea boss Mourinho, who was working as a pundit for Sky Sports, identified Maguire as the game’s standout player.
Gadgets can be hacked to produce ‘dangerous’ sounds, says researcher

Gadgets can be hacked to produce ‘dangerous’ sounds, says researcher

Technology
Many modern gadgets can be hacked to produce deafening and disorienting sounds, research has revealed.Security researcher Matt Wixey found a range of devices had little protection to stop themselves being turned into "offensive" low-grade, cyber-weapons.Mr Wixey tested laptops, mobile phones, headphones, a PA system and several types of speakers. The weaknesses could cause physical harm, harass individuals or disrupt larger organisations, he said. Annoying tonesMr Wixey, who is a head of research at PWC's cyber-security practice, said he conducted the experiments as part of PhD work into the ways that malware can directly cause physical harm.He sought to find out if the volume and speaker controls of the devices could be manipula...
Navarro says US will take strong action against China if it devalues yuan to ‘neutralize tariffs’

Navarro says US will take strong action against China if it devalues yuan to ‘neutralize tariffs’

Finance
White House trade advisor Peter Navarro said China plans to devalue its currency — and if it does, the U.S. will respond forcefully. "Clearly, they are manipulating their currency from a trade point of view," Navarro told CNBC's "Closing Bell " on Friday. "They're going to, and we're going to take strong action against them."Earlier this week, China allowed its currency to drop against the dollar to a key level unseen since 2008. The Trump administration later labeled Beijing a "currency manipulator. " Navarro said China was taking actions to deal with the effects of tariffs. "China has devalued its currency by over 10% with the express purpose of neutralizing tariffs, full stop," Navarro said.Last week, President Donald Trump abruptly ended a cease-fire with China by announcing 10% tarif