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NEW YORK (Reuters) -A woman who accused Britain's Prince Andrew of hiding from her sexual assault lawsuit can try an alternative means of serving her legal papers so that Queen Elizabeth's second son can address her claims, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday night. U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan in Manhattan said Virginia Giuffre's plan to deliver her lawsuit to Andrew's Los Angeles-based lawyer was "reasonably calculated to bring the papers served to the defendant's attention," regardless of whether the prince "authorized" the lawyer to accept it. The lawyer, Andrew Brettler, had no immediate comment.
Message in a bottle from Japan washes up on Hawaii beach after 37 yearsDiscovery made by a local girl comes decades after the bottle was put into the sea by schoolchildren as part of an experiment to monitor ocean currents The glass bottle was found in June and arrived back at the Choshi High School in Japan in September. Photograph: Alamy
LONDON (Reuters) -Bank of England rate-setters who may be tempted to vote next week for an early end to their COVID-19 stimulus plans are likely to hold off for now, with a slowing economy but surging inflation making for a tricky backdrop. Last month, Michael Saunders was the only Monetary Policy Committee member to vote https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-boe-idUSKBN2F61E9 for an early end to the British central bank's purchases of government bonds, on the basis that continued buying risked a more aggressive tightening of monetary policy in future. Since then, BoE Governor Andrew Bailey revealed https://www.reuters.com/world/uk/bank-englands-bailey-says-pace-recovery-is-levelling-off-2021-09-08 that four of the eight MPC members who voted last month - himself included - thought some initial conditions had been met to begin exploring the possibility of raising interest rates.
Heavy rainfall brought flash flooding to Richmond, Virginia, on September 16.The National Weather Service (NWS) reported “significant” flooding in the Richmond area, urging people to avoid floodwaters and heed road closures.This video shows floodwater gushing through Richmond’s Bryan Park. Credit: @olandatweets via Storyful
The first civil lawsuit began in a court in Vienna on Friday over a notorious outbreak of coronavirus at a popular ski resort last year, where thousands of people from 45 countries claim to have become infected.
Sitting on her mother’s lap, 2-year-old Lucía looked at the illustrations in her book while around her several children watched the doctors in white coats and nurses with thermometers in amazement
Brazil's Covid-unvaccinated President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday he will attend next week's United Nations conclave in New York, effectively defying city authorities who recently announced proof-of-vaccination requirements for all attending leaders and diplomats. "Next week I will be at the UN General Assembly (UNGA), where I will give an opening speech" on Tuesday, the president said during a social media broadcast.It will be "a calm speech, very objective, focused on the issues that interest
The first of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol, has announced he will not seek reelection next year
Millions of leaseholders are under severe financial and mental strain
Ministers are reportedly opening up dozens of countries and scrapping the amber list
Jodey Whiting took her own life two weeks after her disability benefits were stopped by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Romer said the current head of the IMF, in her previous senior role at the World Bank, engineered a "whitewash" of his concerns surrounding the bank's flagship report.
Nebraska's Republican-controlled legislature is considering changes to the congressional map that would give them an edge in a competitive congressional seat — and the presidential election
New Zealand’s pandemic housing policy has baked in Māori inequality for generations . In Jacinda Ardern’s ‘team of 5 million’, some players have been rewarded very differently to others
Day-two PCR tests for double-jabbed remain until end of October In-person GPs can’t return to normal without more cash - BMA Everything you need to know about the travel system changes Doomsday surge of Covid averted in schools Return to the office threatened by new flexible working rules
Two men have been charged with the murder of 29-year-old journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead in Derry in 2019. The pair, aged 21 and 33, have also been charged with possession of a firearm and ammunition with intent to endanger life, riot, possession of petrol bombs, throwing petrol bombs and arson. The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said that a third man, aged 20, has been charged with riot, possession of petrol bombs and throwing petrol bombs.
Hearing on Duke’s will held in private to prevent ‘intrusive’ publicity around arrangements
Critics said the government failed to “show decisiveness” and “compassion” in Afghanistan
Producers were forced to radically rethink the format after significant criticism.
The criticism by many Fox News personalities of efforts to push COVID vaccines on the public has drawn attention to their company's own stringent rules on the topic — even from President Joe Biden himself