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38 people cited for violations in Clinton email probe WASHINGTON (V&P) ” The State Department has completed its internal investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of private email and found violations by 38 people, some of whom may face disciplinary action. The investigation, launched more than three years ago, determined that those 38 people were "culpable" in 91 cases of sending classified information that ended up in Clinton's personal email, according to a letter sent to Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley this week. The 38 are current and former State Department officials but were not identified. The investigation covered 33,000 emails that Clinton turned over for review after her use of the private email account became public. The department...
Nanny Sentenced to 20 Years for Sexually Abusing Boy, 11, Getting Pregnant With His Child A Florida nanny has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually abusing an 11-year-old boy, later giving birth to his child, PEOPLE confirms. Marissa Mowry was 22 years old when she was hired to watch the child in January 2014. She soon began to have sexual contact with him. According to court testimony, Mowry repeatedly sexually abused him without using protection. In the fall of 2014, she gave birth to the victim’s child, the Tampa Bay Times reports. In 2017, the boy told his mother about the abuse. She contacted police, who conducted a DNA test which proved that the boy was the father of Mowry’s child, the Tampa Bay Times reports. In September, Mowry pleaded guilty to multiple counts of sexual battery on a victim...
Rhode Island Woman, 68, Wanted to Adopt Teen — and Now Girl Is Accused of Murdering Her A 15-year-old girl is facing murder charges for allegedly fatally stabbing the 68-year-old Rhode Island woman she was living with — who was making plans with other family members to adopt the teen, the Providence Journal reports. Heavenly Arroyo, who is from Rochester, New York, but recently moved to Fall River, was arrested on Oct. 6 and charged with murder for allegedly stabbing Ana Vazquez at least 14 times in her Fall River apartment earlier that day, local station WPRI, the Providence Journal, and CBS Boston report. Arroyo’s uncle, who lived in the apartment, and “the family in that apartment,” including Vazquez, were trying to adopt her, Assistant District Attorney Dennis Collins, who is prosecuting the murder...
Flavored Juul Products Officially Off-the-Market In the US The war on e-cigarettes is officially underway. After the Trump administration made frantic moves to ban e-cigarettes (in a tiny-veiled attempt to help the traditional tobacco industry) the first real result of the recent controversy surrounding e-cigarettes has occured. Juul — a leading distributor of e-cigarettes — will no longer sell various-flavored products in the US. On Wednesday, CNN reported that Juul is willingly scaling back the types of flavors it makes available to consumers. According to CEO, K.C. Crosthwaite: “We must reset the vapor category by earning the trust of society and working cooperatively with regulators, policymakers, and stakeholders to combat underage use while providing an alternative to adult...
Stock Market News for Oct 17, 2019 Major U.S. market indexes closed in the negative territory on Wednesday on the back of weak retail sales for September and fresh tensions between the United States and China. In fact, such negative factors overshadowed the day’s better-than-expected earnings from some of the top corporate giants. The three major indexes— the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite — finished the day in red on Oct 16. Dow Jones hit 27,001.98 after losing 0.1%, the S&P 500 finished at 2,989.69 after shedding 0.2% and the tech-laden Nasdaq Composite closed at 8,124.18 after declining 0.3%. The fear-gauge CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) gained 0.3% to close at 13.58 on Wednesday. Finally, advancers outnumbered decliners on the...
Chinese government blocks export of black clothing to Hong Kong China is reportedly curbing exports of black clothes from the mainland to Hong Kong in an effort to hamper anti-government protests which have rocked the global financial hub for more than four months. Protesters have adopted plain black tops, jeans, trainers and face masks as their defacto uniform during rallies that began in opposition to a controversial extradition bill but have now snowballed into wider demands for democratic rights. According to the South China Morning Post, a notice published on September 26 by the EXPRESS courier service in Guangdong, a coastal province close to Hong Kong, contained a long list of items that could not be delivered to the special administrative region. Among the banned items are black shirts and...
 
The women were accused in court documents of watching, filming and even encouraging a fight between a 70-year-old woman and a 73-year-old woman at the Danby House assisted living and memory-care facility in Winston-Salem, Fox 8 High Point and other local media reported. Marilyn...
Sex acts with animals are legal in Canada, so long as there is no penetration involved, according to a surprise ruling issued by the Supreme Court.  The determination stemmed from a case involving a British Columbia man convicted of 13 counts sexually assaulting his stepdaughters -...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (V&P) — The family of a missing Utah tech executive has called off a search for her after police reported that a body was found inside a parked car in the San Francisco Bay Area. Police in San Jose said the body was discovered Saturday in an area where Erin Valenti's...
In a case that could test the online pornography industry, the owners and two employees of two popular pornographic websites were charged this week with sex trafficking and other crimes, accused of coercing several women to engage in sex videos that were posted on the internet. According to a...