Case of Islamic State recruit's UK citizenship goes to Supreme Court

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LONDON (Reuters) – The UK Supreme Court will examine the case of a British-born woman who went to Syria as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State, after the government appealed against a court decision to allow her to return to Britain to fight for her citizenship. Shamima Begum, who was born to Bangladeshi parents, left … Read more Case of Islamic State recruit's UK citizenship goes to Supreme Court

Washington State Trapped Its First 'Murder Hornet'

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The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) trapped its first Asian giant hornet — also referred to as a “murder hornet” — in July, the department announced Friday. The largest species of hornets in the world, “murder hornets” attack honeybee hives by entering a “slaughter phase” in which they decapitate bees and take their hive … Read more Washington State Trapped Its First 'Murder Hornet'

Tennessee state senator charged with stealing federal funds

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee state senator has been charged with stealing more than $600,000 in federal funds received by a health care company she directed and using the money to pay for her wedding and other personal expenses, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. A criminal complaint unsealed Wednesday charges state Sen. Katrina Robinson with … Read more Tennessee state senator charged with stealing federal funds