Harvest Prude

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

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Actor Peter Fonda dies at 79

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/19/19, 11:53 am

A countercultural icon from the 1960s died Friday. Actor Peter Fonda succumbed to complications related to lung cancer at his Los Angeles home, according to his family. He was 79. Fonda’s third wife, Margaret DeVogelaere, and a son, Justin, and daughter, Bridget, from his first marriage to Susan Brewer survive him.

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Greenland says it’s not for sale

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/16/19, 12:20 pm

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump has repeatedly discussed the idea of the United States acquiring Greenland with advisers and allies, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The icy, semiautonomous Danish territory is the world’s largest island. Sources that have talked to the president about it say he wasn’t really serious about buying Greenland, but he brought it up enough times that it made them wonder.

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U.K. frees Iranian tanker despite U.S. objections

by Harvest Prude
Posted 8/16/19, 12:08 pm

The British territory of Gibraltar is releasing an Iranian oil tanker over which the United States requested control. The ship and its crew were seized six weeks ago on grounds they were carrying oil to Syria in violation of an international embargo. In retaliation, Iran captured a British oil tanker, the Stena Impero, on July 19 in the Strait of Hormuz between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.

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