Poisoning

A police officer guards metal fencing erected as tents are set up behind, on the end of Rollestone Street, the location of the John Baker House for homeless people in Salisbury, England, Thursday, July 5, 2018. For the second time in four months, two people lie critically ill in England's Salisbury District Hospital after being exposed to a military-grade nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union, British police confirmed late Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 06, 2018 - 7:42 am
AMESBURY, England (AP) — British police scoured sections of Salisbury and Amesbury in southwest England on Friday, searching for a small vial feared to be contaminated with traces of the deadly nerve agent Novichok. More than 100 officers were looking for clues in a race to understand how two local...
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A British police community support officer guards a cordon outside the Queen Elizabeth Gardens park in Salisbury, England, Thursday, July 5, 2018. British officials are seeking clues Thursday in the rush to understand how two Britons were exposed to the military-grade nerve agent Novichok. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 05, 2018 - 2:25 pm
AMESBURY, England (AP) — Britain's interior minister demanded Thursday that Russia explain how two people were inadvertently poisoned with the same military-grade nerve agent used against a former Russian spy and his daughter, insisting that it was unacceptable that English towns become "dumping...
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A British police officer guards a cordon outside the Queen Elizabeth Gardens park in Salisbury, England, Wednesday, July 4, 2018. British counterterrorism police are investigating Wednesday after two people were left in critical condition, exposed to an unknown substance. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 05, 2018 - 7:17 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the second case of nerve agent poisoning in England (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A Russian lawmaker has described a second case of poisoning with the nerve agent Novichok in southern England as part of British efforts to tarnish the Russia-hosted World Cup and fuel...
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British police officers stand facing a residential property in Amesbury, England, Wednesday, July 4, 2018. British police have declared a "major incident" after two people were exposed to an unknown substance in the town, and are cordoning off places the people are known to have visited before falling ill. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 04, 2018 - 10:56 pm
AMESBURY, England (AP) — The Latest on the major incident near Salisbury, England, in which two people have been left in a critical condition (all times local): 10:00 p.m. British police say two Britons who fell critically ill in the town of Amesbury were exposed to nerve agent Novichok, the same...
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A British police officer guards a cordon outside the Queen Elizabeth Gardens park in Salisbury, England, Wednesday, July 4, 2018. British counterterrorism police are investigating Wednesday after two people were left in critical condition, exposed to an unknown substance. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 04, 2018 - 3:18 pm
AMESBURY, England (AP) — Four months after a quiet corner of England was plunged into a Cold War-style saga of spies, chemical weapons and international tensions, residents wondered Wednesday whether it was happening all over again. Counterterrorism detectives and local police were investigating...
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June 11, 2018 - 2:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest public housing agency will pay billions of dollars to settle claims that it lied to the federal government about failing to comply with lead paint regulations and other maintenance issues that endangered low-income residents and their children, federal...
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FILE - This undated photo shows romaine lettuce in Houston. On Friday, June 1, 2018, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said four more deaths have been linked to a national romaine lettuce food poisoning outbreak, bringing the total to 5. (Steve Campbell/Houston Chronicle via AP)
June 01, 2018 - 7:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five. Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. The growing season there ended six weeks ago, and it's unlikely...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 7, 2018 file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering the the spot where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill following exposure to an "unknown substance" in Salisbury, England. Doctors who treated poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia say they don't know what their long-term prognosis is. The pair were found unconscious in the English city of Salisbury March 4 after being exposed to a nerve agent known as Novichok. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
May 29, 2018 - 7:14 am
LONDON (AP) — Doctors who treated poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia say they expected the pair to die, and still don't know what their long-term prognosis is. The Skripals were found unconscious in the English city of Salisbury on March 4 after being exposed to a nerve agent...
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Yulia Skripal poses for the media during an interview in n London, Wednesday May 23, 2018. Yulia Skripal says recovery has been slow and painful, in first interview since nerve agent poisoning. (Dylan Martinez/Pool via AP)
May 23, 2018 - 2:19 pm
LONDON (AP) — Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with her ex-spy father in a nerve agent attack, said Wednesday her recovery has been "slow and painful," and that she hopes to return to her home in Russia someday. In her first appearance on camera since the poisoning that sent U.K.-Russia tensions...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018 file photo, Police officers stand outside the house of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal who was found critically ill Sunday following exposure to an "unknown substance" in Salisbury, England. UK hospital on Friday, May 18, 2018 has announced ex-spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged, more than 2 months after poisoning with nerve agent. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
May 22, 2018 - 5:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state TV has interviewed a woman it claims to be the mother of a former Russian spy poisoned in Britain. Sergei Skripal was discharged from a British hospital last week more than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent. His daughter, who was also poisoned, was...
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