Woman who posed as baby photographer charged with assault and attempted kidnapping after drugging a mother and planning to steal her child, prosecutors say
Juliette Leilani Parker was charged with second degree assault and attempted kidnapping.
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A 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her front yard after school was killed by a neighbor who then killed himself, authorities said Tuesday. Faye Marie Swetlik died of asphyxiation just hours after she was abducted, Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher told reporters Tuesday, refusing to say if she was strangled or suffocated. Faye's body was found nearly three days later in woods near her home and had been put there just hours earlier, Fisher said.
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Chrissie Hynde has appealed to Donald Trump to drop US charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.In a series of tweets directly addressed to Trump, the Pretenders frontwoman urged the importance of unity, regardless of political differences.
Kentaro Iwata, an infectious diseases expert at Kobe University, was brought onto the Diamond Princess yesterday, a day before the Japanese government began allowing passengers to disembark from the quarantined cruise ship. “The cruise ship was completely inadequate in terms of the infection control,” Iwata said in a YouTube video he uploaded yesterday. “There was no distinction between the green zone, which is free of infection, and the red zone, which is potentially contaminated by the virus.” He had boarded the ship as a member of the disaster medical assistance team, after having been denied permission to enter in his own capacity as an infection control expert, he said.
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An unpublished social media post written by Caroline Flack days before she died has been released by her family.In the note the former Love Island host says the domestic incident involving her boyfriend Lewis Burton was an accident and that her "whole world and future was swept from under my feet".
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Russia will temporarily ban Chinese nationals from entering the country due to the virus outbreak centered in China that has infected more than 73,000 people worldwide, Russian authorities said Tuesday. The entry ban goes into effect Thursday at midnight Moscow time (2100 GMT) for an indefinite period, according to a decree signed by Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin. The government said it took the move due to the “worsening epidemiological situation” in China.
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With actors like Akshay Kumar and Varun Dhawan admitting that awards are less of an admiration of their flair and more of a part-payment for shaking a leg on the flamboyant stages, the gravity of it all has evaporated. The Filmfare awards held last weekend destroyed the credibility of these vacuous accolades, some more.
He may, in fact, only own the pair.From Esquire