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Jussie Smollett assault inquiry has 'shifted' say police

Jussie Smollett assault inquiry has 'shifted' say police

Entertainment
Police want to reinterview Jussie Smollett after saying "the trajectory of the investigation" into the reported attack on the Empire actor had shifted.The move comes after Chicago investigators released without charge two Nigerian brothers they had detained for questioning earlier in the week. In response, lawyers for Smollett said the star would continue to cooperate with police, but felt "victimised" by reports he might have been involved in the attack."Nothing is further from the truth and anyone claiming otherwise is lying," a statement issued by law firm Todd Pugh and Victor P Henderson said.Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said: "We can confirm that the information received from the individuals questioned by police earlier in the Empire case has in fact shifted the trajecto...
Radioactive uranium traded online in Japan, police say

Radioactive uranium traded online in Japan, police say

World
Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Radioactive uranium was traded online in Japan, and police say investigation of the suspects is ongoing, according to multiple press reports. The Mainichi Shimbun reported Thursday the uranium changed hands in January 2018 from one seller to multiple buyers. The defendants are suspected of "possibly" violating laws on nuclear regulation. The transaction took place on Yahoo! Japan's online auction space, according to Kyodo News. The confiscated chemical was sold in powder and solid forms in glass cases and was emitting radiation, reports say. The seller, an unidentified man, reportedly told police the uranium was obtained from a "foreign site," but did not disclose the radioactive powder's national origin. Appraisals from the Japan Atomic Energy Agency indicate the uranium...
Wayne Rooney spoke in ‘broken English’ and smelt of alcohol at time of arrest, says police report

Wayne Rooney spoke in ‘broken English’ and smelt of alcohol at time of arrest, says police report

Sports
INTOXICATED The former Manchester United and England captain was arrested last month in USA for public intoxication Wayne Rooney was speaking ‘broken English’ and had a ‘strong odour of alcoholic beverage about his person’ when he was arrested for public intoxication last month. The former Manchester United and England captain was left disorientated after mixing sleeping pills with alcohol while on a flight from Saudi Arabia. Rooney’s mugshot provided by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office from his arrest in December Rooney was then arrested in Virginia last month by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police (MWAA) for public intoxication. The 33-year-old, who plays for DC United in the Sta...
Police reveal $10M ransom demand for missing wife of Norwegian businessman

Police reveal $10M ransom demand for missing wife of Norwegian businessman

World
The wife of one of the richest men in Norway is believed to have been kidnapped after police revealed her husband received a note asking for over $ 10 million in the cryptocurrency Monero as ransom. Anne-Elisabeth Flakevic Hagen, wife of Norwegian real estate investor and electric company owner Tom Hagen, went missing on Oct. 31 of last year. Hagen found a note left on the couple's home asking for the ransom, but police did not disclose when specifically the note was found. Information regarding Flakevic's disappearance was not made public before because Hagen received a note from the suspected kidnappers threatening to kill his wife if he got the police involved, Norwegian newspaper VG reported. However, police are now making the information public as their investigation has yield...