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Faye Swetlik died from asphyxiation hours after abduction, coroner says

Faye Swetlik died from asphyxiation hours after abduction, coroner says

A South Carolina first grader was killed hours after she was abducted from her home last week, a county coroner said Tuesday. Faye Marie Swetlik, 6, went missing from outside her Cayce, South Carolina, home on February 10. She was last seen playing in her front yard after taking the bus home from Springdale Elementary…MORE

A children’s book written by LeBron James to be published in August

A children’s book written by LeBron James to be published in August

LeBron James, long a dominant force on the basketball court, will now try his hand at writing children’s books. HarperCollins Publishers announced a two-book deal with the LeBron James Foundation on Tuesday. James’ debut book is a picture book titled “I Promise.” It is scheduled for release on August 11, 2020. “Books have the ability…MORE

Jury begins deliberations in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial, but no verdict yet

Jury begins deliberations in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial, but no verdict yet

Jury deliberations have begun in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial in New York, but the verdict will not come today. The jury, made up of seven men and five women, deliberated for about five hours Tuesday without reaching a verdict and will return Wednesday morning. Weinstein, 67, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual act, two counts…MORE

READ: Boy Scouts of America’s open letter to victims of child abuse

READ: Boy Scouts of America’s open letter to victims of child abuse

In an open letter to victims, Jim Turley, the national chair of Boy Scouts of America, said the organization filed for bankruptcy to make sure all the victims of abuse were fairly compensated. This is a full text of his letter: Any incident of child abuse is one too many. As a father, a former…MORE

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