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Salisbury Poisoning Suspect Honored by Putin in 2014

LONDON (AP) — One of the two suspects in the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in England is a medical doctor in Russian military intelligence who was honored as a Hero of the Russian Federation by President Vladimir Putin in 2014, a group of British investigators said Tuesday.

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Croat War Crimes Convict Reportedly Dies After Drinking Poison

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Croatian state TV reported Wednesday that a convicted Croat war criminal has died after swallowing what he said was poison seconds after a United Nations judge confirmed his 20-year sentence for involvement in crimes during the Bosnian war of the 1990s.

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Poisoned Female Afghan Students in Suspected Taliban Attack Now Nearly 300

Nearly 300 schoolgirls, including kindergarteners, and female teachers have reportedly been poisoned this week in the western Afghan province of Herat and the Taliban, which is opposed to women’s access to education, is suspected to be behind the three gas poisoning incidents.

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Bartender Threatened to Murder House Speaker John Boehner

Fox News reports an Ohio man with serious mental issues threatened to poison House Speaker John Boehner,and was in a position to make good on his threat last fall, as he was tending bar at a country club Boehner frequented.