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U.S. intelligence community 'struggled' to brief Trump, CIA study says

The U.S. intelligence community 'struggled' to brief U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in 2016, achieving 'only limited success' in educating and developing a relationship with the incoming president, according to a newly released unclassified history of the transition period published by the CIA's in-house academic centre.

FILE - U.S. President Donald Trump listens during an event on Operation Warp Speed in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Maxwell, Epstein were 'partners in crime,' prosecutor says

Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein were 'partners in crime' in the sexual abuse of teenage girls, a prosecutor said Monday in opening statements, with the defence countering that like so many women before her, Maxwell was being made a scapegoat for a man's bad behaviour.

In this courtroom sketch, Ghislaine Maxwell enters the courtroom escorted by U.S. Marshals at the start of her trial, Nov. 29, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams)

Jurors at trial in Daunte Wright slaying go under microscope

When attorneys begin sifting through potential jurors on Tuesday in the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who says she meant to use her Taser instead of her gun when she killed Daunte Wright, they'll take a hard look at their attitudes toward policing, protests, and the Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter movements.

The family of Daunte Wright attends a rally and march in St. Paul, Minn., organized by families who were victims of police brutality for the one year anniversary of George Floyd's death, on May 24, 2021. (Christian Monterrosa / AP)


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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)