Poisoning

Police secure a point of interest in Salisbury, where counter-terrorism officers are investigating after a woman and her partner were exposed to the nerve agent Novichok, Monday July 9, 2018. Police said this is now a homicide investigation after 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess died Sunday following her poisoning.(Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
July 10, 2018 - 12:37 pm
LONDON (AP) — Hospital officials say they've seen an improvement in a man poisoned in a nerve agent attack in southwestern England. Salisbury Hospital says Tuesday that Charlie Rowley has experienced a "small but significant improvement" and is now conscious. The 45-year old is in critical but...
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A specialist team member in a police protective suit leaves the front entrance of John Baker House for homeless people on Rollestone Street in Salisbury, England, Friday, July 6, 2018. British police are scouring sections of Salisbury and Amesbury in southwest England, searching for a container feared to be contaminated with traces of the deadly nerve agent Novichok. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 09, 2018 - 8:21 am
LONDON (AP) — British police said Monday they believe the latest victims of poisoning by a nerve agent must have handled the material's container and been subjected to a "high dose" of the lethal poison. Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said the death of 44-year-old Dawn...
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July 09, 2018 - 7:41 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the deadly nerve agent poisoning in Britain (all times local): 2:45 p.m. British police say they believe the latest victims of poisoning by nerve agent Novichok must have handled the material's container. Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, July 5, 2018, an unidentified British police officer guards a cordon in Salisbury, England. Officials say Saturday July 7, 2018, that a police officer is being tested for possible medical problems related to the recent Novichok nerve agent poisoning of two individuals in southwest England. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
July 08, 2018 - 7:41 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's home secretary visited Amesbury and Salisbury in southwestern England Sunday to reassure residents that the risk to the public remains very low despite the recent poisoning of two people exposed to a deadly nerve agent. Sajid Javid said both towns remain open for business...
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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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