Harvest Prude

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

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Louisiana’s bipartisan heartbeat bill heads to governor

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/30/19, 11:28 am

Louisiana lawmakers approved a bill Wednesday to protect babies from abortion after they have a detectable heartbeat, typically at six to eight weeks of gestation. Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, said he will sign it into law. The bill passed in the House 79-23 after previously clearing the Senate with a 31-5 vote.

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Mueller breaks silence on Russia investigation

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/29/19, 12:52 pm

WASHINGTON—Special counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday gave his first public comments about the investigation into Russian interference in 2016 U.S. presidential election. He announced his resignation from the Justice Department and said he did not plan to testify before Congress. Mueller was appointed in May 2017 to examine whether Donald Trump’s campaign conspired with the Russian government to influence the election’s outcome. The probe’s results are described in a 448-page report and led to indictments of 37 people and businesses.

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Bolton blames Iran for attack on oil tankers

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/29/19, 10:52 am

The sabotage of four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates “almost certainly” came from naval missiles positioned by Iran, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday. While in Abu Dhabi to meet with Emirati officials, Bolton told journalists there had been an unsuccessful attack on Yanbu, a Saudi port, a couple of days before the attacks on the tankers.

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