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British man Carl Beech gets 18 years for ruse about VIP pedophile ring

British man Carl Beech gets 18 years for ruse about VIP pedophile ring

World
July 26 (UPI) -- A British court on Friday sentenced a man to 18 years in prison for concocting a phony story about a pedophile ring that involved high profile figures, and prompting authorities to spend millions to investigate. Carl Beech was convicted this week on a dozen counts of perverting the course of justice for the ruse. Prosecutors said he lied about having information on a pedophile gang that kidnapped, abused, tortured and killed boys in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He claimed the group included former British Prime Minister Edward Heath, World War II veteran Lord Bramall, former Home Secretary Leon Brittan and former Conservative lawmaker Harvey Proctor. Scotland Yard conducted a major investigation but it ultimately ended without an arrest. "Your actions traduced reputat...
Elon Musk apologizes for calling rescue diver a pedophile

Elon Musk apologizes for calling rescue diver a pedophile

Technology
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile, saying he spoke in anger but was wrong to do so. There was no immediate public reaction to Musk's tweets from diver Vern Unsworth, who in colorful language in a TV interview had accused the Tesla founder and SpaceX engineers of orchestrating a "PR stunt" by sending a small submarine to help divers rescue the 12 Thai soccer players and their coach from a flooded cave. "My words were spoken in anger after Mr. Unsworth said several untruths ..." Musk tweeted. "Nonetheless, his actions against me do not justify my actions against him, and for that I apologize to Mr. Unsworth and to the companies I represent as leader. The fault is mine and mine alone." Musk's Sunday twe...