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Billionaire prince among dozens arrested in Saudi sweep

Billionaire prince among dozens arrested in Saudi sweep

World
Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of princes and former officials, including a well-known billionaire with extensive holdings in Western companies, as part of a sweeping anti-corruption probe that further cements control in the hands of its young crown prince. A high-level employee at Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's Kingdom Holding Co. told The Associated Press that the royal was among those detained overnight Saturday. The employee, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to fear of repercussions, said he received calls from several security bodies notifying him of the arrest. The surprise arrests, which also reportedly include two of the late King Abdullah's sons, were being hailed by pro-government media outlets as the greatest sign yet that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is serious about ...
Protester who admitted to vandalizing iconic Wall Street bull is arrested

Protester who admitted to vandalizing iconic Wall Street bull is arrested

Finance
A woman who told CNBC she dumped blue paint on the iconic Wall Street bull to protest President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate agreement has been arrested. Courtney Fallon, 33, has been charged with making graffiti and criminal mischief, the New York Police Department said Friday. The NYPD told CNBC on Thursday they found blue paint poured over the bull's head and a sash stating "Draw The Blue Line" around the "Fearless Girl" statue across from the bull. "Draw the Blue Line" is the name of the group protesting Trump's decision.Fallon told CNBC in an email on Thursday she is trying to cover New York City and the world with horizontal blue lines that represent rising sea levels. She wants to grab the attention of the UN General Assembly, which is meeting in New York this month...
Brandon Browner: Former Pro Bowl CB arrested for felony in Los Angeles

Brandon Browner: Former Pro Bowl CB arrested for felony in Los Angeles

Sports
Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Super Bowl XLIX winner Brandon Browner was arrested and charged with a felony on Monday in Los Angeles.Browner was arrested by the La Verne Police Department at about 8:29 p.m. He was booked into jail at about 9:40 p.m. He had a total bail about of $ 50,000.A La Verne Police Department spokesperson confirmed that he was charged with suspicion of making criminal threats and later "bonded out" of jail.Browner, 33, was also arrested on May 25 and charged with a misdemeanor.The former Pro Bowl defender played his first three seasons for the Seattle Seahawks before joining the New England Patriots in 2014. He won a Super Bowl that season when the Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24.Browner signed with the New Orleans Saints during the 2015 offseason on a three-year, $ 15 mill...
The Latest: Officer who arrested Utah nurse put on leave

The Latest: Officer who arrested Utah nurse put on leave

Health
The Latest on a nurse in Utah who was handcuffed by police over a blood draw (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Salt Lake City police say an officer seen on video dragging a screaming nurse from a hospital and handcuffing her will be put on paid administrative leave after prosecutors called for a criminal investigation. Police Chief Mike Brown said in a statement Friday that his department will comply with the investigation into Detective Jeff Payne. He arrested nurse Alex Wubbels after she refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious victim, in line with hospital policy. Salt Lake County's Unified Police Department will run the criminal probe into Payne's actions on July 26, which got widespread attention after Wubbels and her lawyers released the dramatic video Thursday. Brown and t...
Man arrested after jogger pushed woman in path of London bus

Man arrested after jogger pushed woman in path of London bus

World
British police searching for a jogger who knocked a woman into the path of a London bus arrested a man Thursday. London's Metropolitan Police force said the 50-year-old was arrested at a home in the Chelsea area of the city on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. He was later released pending further inquiries. Earlier this week, police released surveillance camera footage of the May 5 incident on Putney Bridge. It shows a jogger in shorts and T-shirt banging into a pedestrian, who tumbles in front of a double-decker bus. The bus stops just before hitting the woman, who suffered minor injuries. Police said Thursday's arrest followed a "good response" from the public to the video. The arrested man hasn't been charged and his name hasn't been released. ——— This story has been correcte