Friday 3 July, 2020

Loop Breakfast Bites

A round-up of the top international stories making headlines.

7-year sentence for former deputy US Marshal over child porn

A former deputy U.S. Marshal based in central North Dakota was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in federal prison for receiving child pornography.

Trump supporters blame leaks, conspiracy for his woes

To the White House and its supporters, the big story in Washington isn’t the investigation into possible Trump campaign ties to Russia. It’s about leakers working to undermine the president.

Sweden drops case, but WikiLeaks' Assange not in the clear

Swedish prosecutors have dropped their investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange, almost seven years after it began and five years after the WikiLeaks founder sought refuge inside Ecuador's London embassy.

Cops: Dad locked toddler in cage, left day-old baby alone

A Pennsylvania man locked his 22-month-old son in a makeshift wooden cage and left the boy alone in a hot house with his two younger siblings, including a sister born hours earlier, police said Thursday.

Cayman Airways offers travel waivers to flood-hit Jamaicans

Cayman Airways on Tuesday announced it would waive fees for Jamaica passengers affected by heavy rains with flights into Owen Roberts International Airport in Grand Cayman. 

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