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AP sources: Epstein jail guards had been offered plea deal

AP sources: Epstein jail guards had been offered plea deal

WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors offered a plea deal to two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein on the night of his death, but the officers have declined the offer, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
White House seeks disclosure of actual health care prices

White House seeks disclosure of actual health care prices

WASHINGTON — New rules from the Trump administration on Friday would require insurers and hospitals to disclose upfront the actual prices for common tests and procedures to promote competition and push down costs.
Fed finds resilient financial system despite high debt

Fed finds resilient financial system despite high debt

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve said Friday that corporate debt remains at historically high levels but overall the U.S. financial system is resilient, a view in sharp contrast to the problems that led to the 2008 financial crisis.

Correction: Testing Innocence story

CLAYTON, Mo. — In an Oct. 18 story about an executed man’s daughter’s efforts to exonerate him in a 1985 killing in Tennessee, The Associated Press erroneously reported that she is seeking DNA testing on a Missouri man charged in a separate killing.
Drilling begins for Las Vegas Convention Center people mover

Drilling begins for Las Vegas Convention Center people mover

LAS VEGAS — Drilling began Friday for a $52.5 million underground people mover being built by a company backed by billionaire Elon Musk to whisk passengers between exhibit halls at an expanded Las Vegas Convention Center.
Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

WASHINGTON — He was proud of his reputation as a practitioner of political dirty tricks and frequently boasted about the extent of his contacts and the depth of his insider information.
Myles Garrett, helmet a ‘weapon,’ banned for rest of season

Myles Garrett, helmet a ‘weapon,’ banned for rest of season

CLEVELAND — Myles Garrett is done playing for the Cleveland Browns this season. The NFL isn’t saying when the star defensive end will play again. He was suspended for at least the rest of the regular season and post-season — if the Browns qualify.
Man convicted in 3 deaths; bodies were burned in pig roaster

Man convicted in 3 deaths; bodies were burned in pig roaster

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. — A man was convicted Friday for his role in the slayings of three young men who were lured to a suburban Philadelphia farm where they were shot, set on fire and buried.
Chileans agree to replace dictatorship-era constitution

Chileans agree to replace dictatorship-era constitution

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile’s most important political parties agreed Friday to call for a new constitution to replace one imposed by a military dictatorship almost 40 years ago, a move that follows a month of turbulent social protests in the streets.
Trump asks justices for temporary block of House subpoena

Trump asks justices for temporary block of House subpoena

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump wants the Supreme Court to keep House Democrats from getting his financial records at least until the justices resolve a broader fight over efforts to subpoena a sitting president’s records.