When Port Charlotte police tried to get Catherine Allford out of her car, she allegedly went limp. Then bundles of US$10,000 in cash fell from underneath her dress.
The three men who drugged, gang-raped and murdered an eight-year-old Muslim girl Asifa Bano in India, sparking nationwide condemnation and new laws, have been sentenced to life in prison.
William Husel turned himself into Colombus Police after an investigation spanning six months into what Mount Carmel West hospital in Colombus, Ohio called his administration of “inappropriate” doses of the painkiller fentanyl to patients
Nusrat Jahan Rafi, 19, was lured onto the roof of her Islamic school in Bangladesh and told to withdraw her complaint. When she refused, she was doused with kerosene and set on fire on April 6, days after filing a complaint about the actions of the school’s headmaster.
Lawyer Robert Mueller, appointed as special counsel overseeing an investigation into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election, used his first public remarks on his investigation to emphasise that he did not exonerate President Donald Trump.
Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter opened the state’s case against consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson by saying its powerful painkillers have led to the “worst man-made public health crisis” in US history.
"Instead of having to deal with rescuing people, or helping people, they’re going to have to deal with these situation of how to confront someone who’s walking around with a gun."
US Attorney-General William Barr appeared in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee to answer questions on Robert Mueller's report.
The US opioid epidemic has been acknowledged by President Trump as a public health emergency. “As Americans, we cannot allow this to continue,” he said. “It is time to liberate our communities from this scourge of drug addiction.”