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July 24, 2018 9:59 AM UK prosecutor seeks to restore criminal case against Barclays

LONDON (Reuters) - The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is seeking to resurrect its high-profile prosecution of Barclays (BARC.L) over undisclosed payments to Qatari investors during the credit crisis with a rare legal procedure after a London court dismissed its case. The agency had been praised as “fearless” for taking on one of the world’s largest banks 51

July 24, 2018 1:11 AM At Least 20 Dead as Two Wildfires Burn Near Athens

ATHENS, Greece — A spokesman for the Greek government says the death toll from two big wildfires raging on the outskirts of Athens has risen to at least 20. Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said early Tuesday that at least 69 other people have been hospitalized with injuries. Many are in serious condition. Greece has sought international assistance to cope with the fires 74

July 10, 2018 12:12 PM George Clooney Injured in Scooter Accident in Sardinia

George Clooney is recovering after another vehicle cut him off while he was riding his scooter -- and the accident was bad enough an ambulance had to rush him to a hospital. George was riding Tuesday morning on the Italian island of Sardinia when a Mercedes-Benz sedan turned in front of him and hit him. He was knocked clean off the scooter, and left sprawled 68

July 7, 2018 9:00 AM Dad accused of dumping child's remains in suitcases along railroad tracks appears in court

Travis Plummer, 37, appeared in a New Jersey courtroom Friday, charged with desecrating the remains of 23-month-old daughter Te’Myah Layauna Plummer, authorities said. (Richmond Police Department) A Virginia man who is accused of desecrating the remains of his 23-month-old daughter appeared in a New Jersey court for the first time Friday, reports said. Federal 80

July 7, 2018 3:22 AM Violent protests erupt in Haiti as fuel prices spike

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Major protests erupted Friday in Haiti as the government announced a sharp increase in gasoline prices, with demonstrators using burning tires and barricades to block major streets across the capital and in the northern city of Cap-Haitien. At least three people were killed. Journalists saw the body of two protesters who had been fatally 103

July 5, 2018 8:38 PM Maddie and Mackenzie Ziegler Support Young Dancers Battling Cancer in Touching PSA

In a new Dancers Against Cancer PSA, the sisters spend quality time with young dancers — Brooke Kotrla, Maggie Kudirka, Ariella Stein, Joelle Truong, Dylan Balka and the dance team from MusEffect — who are currently battling cancer or in remission. The emotional music video features the teens performing to “Good Old Days” by Macklemore feat. Kesha. Other 80

July 5, 2018 10:44 AM Venezuela urged to open doors to aid, restore rule of law

GENEVA (Reuters) - Led by Peru, more than 50 countries urged Venezuela on Thursday to restore the rule of law and open its doors to humanitarian assistance, as an economic crisis causes shortages of medicine and growing malnutrition. Venezuelan security forces are suspected of killing hundreds and they enjoy immunity from prosecution, indicating that the rule of law is “virtually 78

July 2, 2018 12:01 AM Bolton Says Removing Iran From Syria Trumps Deposing Assad

National-security adviser says Trump wants Russia’s assistance in getting Tehran’s military forces to leave WASHINGTON—National-security adviser John Bolton said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s hold on power wasn’t a strategic issue for the U.S. and that President Donald Trump hoped to secure Russia’s help in evicting Iranian forces from the country 71

June 29, 2018 10:00 AM 'His intestines are out,' suspect tells 911 after shooting ex-husband: reports

A South Carolina woman was arrested this week, charged with fatally shooting her ex-husband as he operated a riding lawnmower in the backyard of his home. The suspect, identified as Ella LaQuarles Harrison-Elmore, 29, of Reevesville, shot the victim twice with a shotgun after an argument, authorities said, according to the State newspaper in Columbia 74

June 28, 2018 11:43 AM Is the End of Saudi Arabia's Driving Ban a Rebrand or a Revolution?

A few minutes after Rawan started her maiden drive as a student at the Saudi Driving School in Riyadh, the car began to make an ominous grinding noise. Mariam, the instructor, asked her to pull over. After an unscheduled lesson on roadside breakdowns — stay in the emergency lane, put on your hazards — she called for assistance. Then she met my eyes in the rearview 55