Harvest Prude

Harvest is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and a reporter for WORLD.

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Package bombs target Democrats

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/24/18, 03:45 pm

Police and federal agents were investigating a rash of explosive devices received in packages Tuesday night and Wednesday addressed to prominent Democratic politicians, including former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. So far, no one has been hurt by the crude pipe bombs, several of which were intercepted by routine security procedures before reaching their intended targets. Other recipients included former CIA Director John Brennan and former Attorney General Eric Holder. Reports of other intercepted packages were still emerging Wednesday afternoon.

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Pompeo: U.S. bans Saudi suspects

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/24/18, 12:05 pm

WASHINGTON—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that the United States will revoke the visas of Saudi government and security officials believed to be involved in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi national who was a Washington Post columnist and U.S. resident. President Donald Trump also said the United States will hold Saudi Arabia accountable for Khashoggi’s death at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. The Oct. 2 incident has prompted international scrutiny and strained Saudi diplomatic relations with the Western world.

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Sandra Day O’Connor announces dementia diagnosis

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/23/18, 12:37 pm

Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve as a U.S. Supreme Court justice, announced Tuesday she has been diagnosed with dementia and potentially Alzheimer’s disease. In a public letter, O’Connor announced her retirement from public life because of her health.

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