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Australian police arrest boy for hiding needles in strawberries

Australian police arrest boy for hiding needles in strawberries

World
Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Police in New South Wales, Australia, arrested a young boy who confessed to putting needles inside strawberries, something authorities described as a copycat of other incidents across the country. NSW Acting Assistant Commissioner Stuart Smith announced the boy's arrest Wednesday during a news conference. "Obviously in the last few days we found a young person has admitted to a prank, including putting needles in strawberries, and he'll be dealt with under the youth cautioning system," he said. Police do not believe the boy, whose name and age were not reported, is the only one responsible for putting sewing needles inside pieces of fruit. The incidents have mostly involved strawberries, but there also were reports of tampering in apples and bananas. In one case, a man ...
Vietnamese police arrest 100 over anti-China protests

Vietnamese police arrest 100 over anti-China protests

World
June 11 (UPI) -- Vietnamese police arrested more than 100 people in demonstrations against proposed laws protesters say limit Internet freedom and favor Chinese investors. Police said 102 people were detained over the weekend after the protests turned violent. Authorities accused the protesters of throwing Molotov cocktails and rocks at the People's Committee Headquarters in southeastern Binh Thuan province. Thousands of people demonstrated Sunday against the cyber and economic-zone bills the National Assembly is considering passing into law. One of the bills would allow foreign investors 99-year leases in special economic zones. Protesters said they feared this would give Chinese investors too much control. China's Embassy in Hanoi warned its citizens to be careful, referring to the pro...
Ant McPartlin returns home at 2.40am after drink-drive car crash arrest

Ant McPartlin returns home at 2.40am after drink-drive car crash arrest

Entertainment
Saturday Night Takeaway presenter Ant McPartlinwas filmed arriving back home at 3am this morning, following being arrested yesterday after he allegedly crashed into two cars in West London.Ant, 42, did not address the media who were outside his home.Instead, Declan Donnelly's co-star went straight inside his home, followed by two other people.Nathan Lee captured his return home on video and posted the clip to Twitter at 4am, with the caption reading: "BREAKING @itvnews Anthony McPartlin arrives back home after being released under investigation by Met police.GETTYSATURDAY NIGHT TAKEAWAY STAR: Ant McPartlin has returned home following his arrestAnt and Dec in pictures  Celebrate this dynamic duo in pictures PA Anthony McPartlin (left) and Declan Donnelly aka Ant and Dec...
Police arrest 3 over Leicester, Britain, explosion

Police arrest 3 over Leicester, Britain, explosion

World
Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Police in Britain arrested three men on suspicion of manslaughter Wednesday for an explosion at a building in Leicester that killed five people earlier in the week.Leicestershire Police said the three men, whose names were not reported, were in their 30s and are from East Anglia, northwest England and the east Midlands."No further details will be released about these individuals at this stage," the department said in a statement.The explosion happened Sunday at a Polish grocery store with two living residences above it. Five people died in the blast and Wednesday's police statement indicated there may be people still missing and feared dead.Police said they were investigating the cause of the blast, but do not believe it was terrorist related.Let's block ads! (Why?) World...
The 'IRS' has issued a warrant for my arrest

The 'IRS' has issued a warrant for my arrest

Finance
The Internal Revenue Service has apparently issued an arrest warrant "on my name."At least that was the ominous message left on my answering machine Wednesday morning. This was the exact message:"Hello, this call is an official note from IRS, the Internal Revenue Service. The reason of this call is to inform you that IRS is filling [sic] a lawsuit on your name because you have tried to do a fraud with the IRS and we are taking illegal [sic] action and we are issuing a legal arrest warrant on your name. To get more information regarding this case file, just call us back on our department number, 708-432-8161."I decided to play along, knowing I would never give these scammers any information. So I called the number, and a person answered. "Hello, IRS," he said. I laughed into the phone and g...