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Item in Rashan Charles's throat contained paracetamol and caffeine

Item in Rashan Charles's throat contained paracetamol and caffeine Mr Charles was followed by officers in Dalston on 22 July and became ill when restrained by police after putting an object in his mouth. A man who died after a police chase in London had a package in his throat containing "a mixture of paracetamol and caffeine", investigators have said. [Full Article...]

Harvard University's 2017 intake 'majority non-white' for first time — BBCI

Harvard University's 2017 intake 'majority non-white' for first time — BBCI The Harvard Crimson reported late Wednesday evening that the DOJ's Civil Rights Division will investigate a discrimination complaint filed in May 2015 by a coalition of 64 Asian-American associations. Edward Blum, who is white and had filed the Asian-American discrimination lawsuit against Harvard, told The Boston Globe that he was surprised that the Justice Department was interested in ... [Full Article...]

Washington residents accused of sex crimes with children arrested

The witness contacted authorities as soon as the plane landed. Gail Burnworth, 50, of Tacoma, was arrested on suspicion of an array of child-sex charges after she was determined to be texting with a man soliciting sex acts and allegedly exploiting children in her care. [Full Article...]

OBX power outage has businesses, visitors anxiously waiting

OBX power outage has businesses, visitors anxiously waiting The completion is ahead of schedule, as a previous estimate had predicted restoration by early next week. Mandatory power restrictions for Hatteras were lifted as CHEC completed stabilization of the power grid and visitors were being allowed to return to Hatteras on Friday. [Full Article...]

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar files nomination for Panaji bypoll

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar files nomination for Panaji bypoll Though the Congress emerged as the single largest party after the Assembly polls in February, the BJP, with the support of the Goa Forward Party, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and independents, cobbled up an alliance and formed the government under Parrikar's leadership. [Full Article...]

Miffed Sharad to float new party?

Miffed Sharad to float new party? On Wednesday, Sharad Yadav's close aide had said that the former was mulling to form a new party. "He had differences of opinion with Nitish in the past as well, including on the issue of demonetisation", Tyagi said and pointed out Sharad has not given any statement against Nitish so far.He said Sharad remains the founder-president of the JD (U) and commands respect in the party. [Full Article...]

U.S. crushes almost two tons of ivory in New York Central Park

U.S. crushes almost two tons of ivory in New York Central Park On a brilliant summer's day with Manhattan's skyscrapers visible above the trees, decorative objects were placed on a conveyor belt and sent into a crusher, sending plumes of dust into the air to cheers. Esch reported from Albany, New York. Once the leading market for illegal ivory in the United States, New York City has now dropped to 3rd in the wake of the ban. [Full Article...]

'Ridiculous humidity,' strong storms and flooding possible Thursday

'Ridiculous humidity,' strong storms and flooding possible Thursday Overnight the forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and a low around 68. Saturday and Sunday have 102-degree highs in the forecast, and Monday should reach 103, the weather service said. "Thunderstorms extending from Brampton across Caledon to near Orangeville contain torrential downpours which may give a quick 25 to 50 mm of rain", Environment Canada says. [Full Article...]

Coronado High students killed execution style, new affidavit reveals

Coronado High students killed execution style, new affidavit reveals Their bodies were found the following day. The affidavits indicate two suspects, 20-year-old Marco Antonio Garcia-Bravo and 19-year-old Diego Chacon, were responsible for firing the shots that killed Derek and Natalie. According to Marquez's confession, Chacon pointed a gun at Natalie Partida's stomach as she begged for her life during the drive, at one point offering her her cell phone to say g... [Full Article...]

Beginning of bipartisan push to change healthcare

Trump vented his frustration on Twitter Monday. The senators' announcement comes less than a week after the upper chamber defeated legislation that would have repealed most of the Affordable Care Act . But it needs work, and some insurance markets are in trouble. The subsidies, totaling about $7 billion a year, help reduce deductibles and copayments for consumers with modest incomes. [Full Article...]

Why the FBI Arrested the Hero Who Stopped the WannaCry Attacks

Why the FBI Arrested the Hero Who Stopped the WannaCry Attacks Motherboard writes that Marcus Hutchins, a researcher at Kryptos Logic who's known by his handle of MalwareTech , has been detained by U.S. authorities since Wendesday. Kronos is a financial malware trojan, created to steal banking credentials from victims. Hutchins gained notoriety in May after the 22-year-old was credited with cracking the WannaCry cyberattack, in which a ransomware worm... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu suspected of bribery and fraud, Israeli Police tells court

Netanyahu suspected of bribery and fraud, Israeli Police tells court Right after the story broke, Israeli police put a gag order on all news regarding the premier's affiliation with ongoing corruption cases, Daily Sabah reports. Police have been questioning Netanyahu for months over the cases but have released few details. One investigation, dubbed "File 1000", reportedly concerns claims that Netanyahu improperly accepted lavish gifts from wealthy supporters, inc... [Full Article...]

Family members indicted for bribing city officials to open medical marijuana grow

Family members indicted for bribing city officials to open medical marijuana grow Federal prosecutors have filed charges against three men accused of attempting to bribe Garden City officials over establishing a medical marijuana dispensary in the city. The FBI said it happened from September 2016 through December 2016, and the three did "willfully combine, conspire, confederate, and agree with each other to commit the crime of corruptly giving and offering things of value". [Full Article...]

Shabir Shah's remand extended

Shabir Shah's remand extended As Shabir Shah alleged political vendetta for his arrest before a court in Delhi today, the Enforcement Directorate lawyer asked if the Kashmiri separatist leader could say "Bharat Mata Ki Jai", a remark later slammed by the judge. The ED arrested Shah a day after the National Investigation Agency swooped down on separatist leaders said to have funded terror in the Valley and fuelled unrest. [Full Article...]

Wildfires contribute to smoke over cities

Wildfires contribute to smoke over cities The advisory is expected to continue until there is a change in the current weather. Metro says smoke concentrations may vary widely across the region as winds and temperatures change, and as wildfire behaviour changes. Anyone experiencing shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, or chest discomfort is advised to seek medical help. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, along with the... [Full Article...]

Authorities to announce developments in unsolved Woolwich murder

Authorities to announce developments in unsolved Woolwich murder Michelle Long was pronounced dead at the scene and a small dog was also found dead in the swimming pool. "The main goal of the investigation was to determine who did what", Weisenfeld says. The story said the couple had filed for bankruptcy in 2009 as well. Death of NJ woman found beaten in her pool is ruled a homicide The prosecutor's office says their investigation has determined that Long kil... [Full Article...]

Trump promises 'very big announcement' at West Virginia rally

He played up the rally scheduled for 7 p.m.in Huntington, West Virginia, while hosting a veteran health care event at the White House. The president kept America guessing what the announcement would be but, always the showman, billed it as "very big" and "very exciting - I think - for the media and everyone else". [Full Article...]

Trump considers "very unsafe", the state of relations with Russian Federation

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev called the sanctions tantamount to a "full-scale trade war ", adding in a Facebook post that they showed the Trump administration had demonstrated "utter powerlessness". Even before Trump signed the bill, Putin on Sunday ordered the United States to cut about 60 percent of its diplomatic staff in Russian Federation by September 1 and took away a summer h... [Full Article...]

Class 9 student sodomised by 15 minors in Mumbai

Class 9 student sodomised by 15 minors in Mumbai In a horrific tale of sexual abuse, a Mumbai boy accused 15 teens of raping him for over a year in his locality. The juveniles were produced before the special juvenile court in Dongri, and all the seven boys have been taken into custody. [Full Article...]

Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat: Supreme Court refuses to stay NOTA notification

Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat: Supreme Court refuses to stay NOTA notification In Uttar Pradesh, which the BJP won in a landslide earlier this year, three MLCs - two from the Samajwadi Party and one from the Bahujan Samaj Party - resigned from the Legislative Council on July 29, saying that they will join the BJP. However, in the last few weeks, a number of Congress MLAs have defected to the BJP raising alarms that the "grand old party" may not be left with the required 47 M... [Full Article...]


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