Harvest Prude

Harvest is a reporter for WORLD based in Washington, D.C.

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Officer fatally shoots woman in her home

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/14/19, 12:25 pm

Police responding to a request for a wellness check early Saturday shot and killed 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson, an African American woman, through her bedroom window. A neighbor called a Fort Worth, Texas, police non-emergency number at about 2 a.m. to report Jefferson’s front door was left open for several hours. Jefferson was playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew, family members said, when she thought she heard a prowler and went to the window to check. The boy was in the room when she was shot.

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California governor signs abortion-on-campus law

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/14/19, 12:14 pm

California becomes the first state to require all public universities to offer abortion-inducing pills to students on campus. The bill signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, on Friday takes effect in 2023. The medications, taken in two doses, are commonly prescribed to women who are less than 10 weeks pregnant.

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Ukraine-linked Giuliani associates arrested

by Harvest Prude
Posted 10/11/19, 12:41 pm

Federal authorities apprehended Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman on Wednesday at a Virginia airport, where they had one-way tickets out of the country. Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, told Fox News the men had connected him with top Ukrainian officials and “logistically helped” him collect evidence against the family of former Vice President Joe Biden.

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