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Wealthy Financier Charged With Molesting Dozens of Girls Wealthy Financier Charged With Molesting Dozens of Girls
- July 10, 2019

He "intentionally sought out minors and knew that many of his victims were in fact under the age of 18", prosecutors said. The U.S. Attorney said the girls were paid hundreds of dollars in cash to perform sexual acts and to recruit other girls. (more...)
Grandfather Who Dropped Baby From Cruise Ship Could Face Charges Grandfather Who Dropped Baby From Cruise Ship Could Face Charges
- July 10, 2019

Chloe Wiegand's family blames Royal Caribbean for what they say was negligence in her fatal fall Sunday from the docked boat in Puerto Rico, the "Today" show reported Tuesday . Sotelo said that the family of the child that was on the ship-which included her parents and all four grandparents-would remain in the USA territory until the investigation was completed. (more...)
Amy McGrath to take on Sen. Mitch McConnell in 2020 Amy McGrath to take on Sen. Mitch McConnell in 2020
- July 10, 2019

Trump is expected to back McConnell, as he did for Rep. Andy Barr , the lawmaker who defeated McGrath previous year by just three percentage points. McGrath, 44, will nearly certainly be able to raise enough money to mount a serious challenge to McConnell, 77, but she is still a decided underdog in a state that has not elected a Democrat to the Senate since Wendell Ford in 1992. (more...)
Heart-wrenching footage of mountaineers' final moments Heart-wrenching footage of mountaineers' final moments
- July 09, 2019

The camera, which was carried by the final climber in the line, was later found buried in snow near where seven bodies were uncovered. Nanda Devi East is a twin peak of Nanda Devi, India's second-highest mountain, and the two are connected by a razor-sharp 1.2-mile ridge at an elevation of 22,000 feet. (more...)
Flash flooding in DC turns roads into rivers Flash flooding in DC turns roads into rivers
- July 09, 2019

In Washington, the deluge was so powerful that more than a dozen motorists were stranded on top of their cars along Canal Road near Arizona Avenue, the Washington Post reported . Though some areas could see scattered showers until 8 p.m. before the weather clears up and temperatures drop to 64 degrees overnight. Flash flooding in Maryland is causing service disruptions for Amtrak trains between Washington, D.C. (more...)
Afghan foes resume talks for peace Afghan foes resume talks for peace
- July 09, 2019

The attack in Ghazni also injured at least 179 people, Wahidullah Mayar, spokesman for the Ministry of Public Health, said in a tweet. "So I took up the opportunity and addressed to them on behalf of everyone in Afghanistan of how desperate we are for peace". (more...)
Britain’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker won’t go ‘unanswered,’ officer says Britain’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker won’t go ‘unanswered,’ officer says
- July 09, 2019

On Monday, Iran's defense minister General Amir Hatami had said that impounding the Iranian oil tanker was "a sort of sea piracy" and "will not be tolerated and will not go unanswered". "If Britain does not release the Iranian oil tanker, it is the authorities' duty to seize a British oil tanker", Mohsen Rezai, a Major General in the Revolutionary Guards Corps and head of the country's influential Expediency Council, which advises the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (more...)
Drug makers perk up on block of price disclosures in TV ads Drug makers perk up on block of price disclosures in TV ads
- July 09, 2019

While these companies' pricing decisions do impact Medicare and Medicaid, a reading of the statutory text, says the decision, does not plainly support the idea that Congress meant to give HHS the authority to regulate prescription drug marketing. (more...)
Snowball the cockatoo learned 14 dance moves himself, including hilarious Queen tribute Snowball the cockatoo learned 14 dance moves himself, including hilarious Queen tribute
- July 09, 2019

Aniruddh Patel , a psychology professor at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, said: "We were amazed". These included "head-banging", a "body roll" and what researchers dubbed "Vogue", where the cockatoo moves his head from one side of his lifted foot to the other. (more...)
Anaheim Police Reviewing Disneyland Fight Case Anaheim Police Reviewing Disneyland Fight Case
- July 09, 2019

The incident was caught on video and published on YouTube shortly afterward. What do you expect to see in Disneyland once you are there? El Paso's Hanks High School football coach Jason Blair, who helped subdue one of the brawlers spoke to KFOX14 about the altercation. (more...)
IN toddler dies after falling from cruise ship in Puerto Rico IN toddler dies after falling from cruise ship in Puerto Rico
- July 09, 2019

The Royal Caribbean cruise ship , Freedom of the Seas was stopped at the San Juan, Puerto Rico docks when the incident happened yesterday. The girl is the daughter of IN police officer Alan Wiegand and his wife, Kimberly. Maarten, St. Kitts, Antigua, St. Lucia and Barbados, before returning to Puerto Rico . "He's a very selfless man, he's got a servant's heart, as we say". (more...)
Tom Steyer reverses course, jumps into presidential race Tom Steyer reverses course, jumps into presidential race
- July 09, 2019

An environmentalist and advocate for the movement to impeach Mr Trump, he has donated millions to liberal causes. Notably, in his 4-minute announcement video , he doesn't mention the word impeachment and instead focused on making a more equal society. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn Challenges Next PM To Second Brexit Referendum Jeremy Corbyn Challenges Next PM To Second Brexit Referendum
- July 09, 2019

She announced her resignation last month after failing to get Parliament to back her divorce deal with the EU. Yet what it will do if it takes power before Britain has left is dependent on what type of deal it could agree with Brussels. The Liberal Democrats pointed to Labour's lack of clarity on what the party would do if it won control of Parliament in an election. "We got 14% of the vote", he said. (more...)
Former presidential candidate Ross Perot dies at 89 Former presidential candidate Ross Perot dies at 89
- July 09, 2019

Bush and his Democratic challenger, Bill Clinton . He championed patriotic causes, and in the late 1970s and 1980s claimed that hundreds of missing U.S. However, Perot's ideas on trade and deficit reduction remained part of the political landscape. He was known for his catchphrase the "giant sucking sound", referring to American jobs that would head to Mexico because of NAFTA. (more...)
Trump slams ‘wacky’ United Kingdom ambassador on Twitter after documents leak
- July 09, 2019

Donald Trump has dramatically stepped up the war of words over Britain's United States ambassador, branding him a "pompous fool". Trump said Darroch should "speak to his country, and Prime Minister May, about