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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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