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Date Rape Drug Found at Brown University

At least one student drank punch spiked with date rape drug at October frat party

(Newser) - When two students felt extremely inebriated really quickly and then suffered memory loss at a Brown University frat party in mid-October, and one of them reported being sexually assaulted, they took their concerns to school officials, wondering if the punch was spiked. Now one of those students has tested positive... More »

New Nail Polish Will Detect Date Rape Drugs

Undercover Colors is still in development

(Newser) - Soon your nail polish could tell you if your drink contains date rape drugs. The innovative polish would work by changing color when it comes in contact with any date rape drug, so the wearer just has to discreetly dip her finger in her drink to test it for safety.... More »

CIA Official Accused of Raping Two Muslim Women

Station chief in Algeria under investigation

(Newser) - A CIA station chief in Algeria is under investigation for allegedly raping two Muslim women after knocking them unconscious with date-rape drugs, ABC News reports. The agency sent him back to the US in October after the women came forward a month earlier about the separate attacks. The allegations surface... More »

Clemens: Ex-Trainer Lied in '01 Rape Case

Rocket's lawsuit goes after McNamee's character

(Newser) - Roger Clemens' personal trainer was involved in a 2001 rape investigation in which police believed he lied, the Orlando Sentinel reports. The Rocket, in his defamation suit filed against Brian McNamee on Sunday, points to the incident as an example of further dishonesty on the part of the trainer who... More »

Hasbro Talks Tough on Safety

Public letter will distance company from lead scandals

(Newser) - Hasbro is talking up its safety record by reminding parents it had nothing to do with recent safety recalls: A newspaper ad set to run next week will say consumers should feel good about buying Hasbro products, the AP reports. Experts say it could help the entire industry but warn... More »

Popular Toy Recalled Over Toxic Beads

Aqua Dots, made in China, replicate date-rape drug

(Newser) - A popular arts-and-crafts toy made in China is being yanked from stores worldwide after it was found to include a chemical that replicates the effects of date-rape drugs, the Wall Street Journal reported today. At least three children were hospitalized recently in Australia after swallowing beads from the toy, sold... More »

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