WASHINGTON – Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley announced today that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on which he serves, has passed his bipartisan Rescuing Animals With Rewards (RAWR) Act.
LONDON (AP) – A unique solid gold toilet that was part of an art exhibit was stolen early Saturday from the magnificent home in England where British wartime leader Winston Churchill was born.
DETROIT (AP) – Mercedes-Benz USA is asking a judge to protect it from legal action over its use of images of murals in Detroit in social media posts.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Police have recovered a trove of art stolen from Los Angeles-area homes in the 1990s and investigators are hoping to return the pieces to their rightful owners.
WASHINGTON – If passed by the Senate, the Rescuing Animals with Rewards (RAWR) Act will authorize rewards to individuals who furnish information assisting in the prevention or identification of crimes related to wildlife trafficking, through an existing Department of State rewards program. This bill would provide another tool for law enforcement to use in cracking down on transnational organized criminal syndicates, and protect wildlife around the globe from poaching and illegal trafficking.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped the case against a man charged with stealing Frances McDormand’s Oscar statuette from a 2018 Academy Awards after-party.
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) _ A New Hampshire man has been charged with a number of thefts, including a copper turret cover from the University of New Hampshire and cut copper wire that caused a campus power outage and $100,000 in repairs.
LONDON (AP) – A youth court in London ordered a teenager held on an attempted murder charge Tuesday for allegedly throwing a 6-year-old boy from a viewing area at the top of the British capital’s Tate Modern museum.
LONDON (AP) – British police said Monday they were searching for a motive after a teenager allegedly threw a 6-year-old boy from a 10th-floor viewing gallery at London’s Tate Modern museum.
NEW YORK (AP) – The Philadelphia Phillies have sued the New York company that created the Phanatic mascot to prevent the green furry fan favorite from becoming a free agent.