The attorney for the Jamaican woman who claimed she was sexually assaulted and verbally abused by a Barbadian immigration officer two weeks ago says he will take the matter as far as the International Court of Human Rights if necessary to get his client justice.
As if things couldn't get any more complex, another fire broke out again at reactor #4 at the earthquake-tsunami stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant and experts believe this could prove more serious than explosions at two other reactors. Tokyo Electric Power Co., the power operator said, flames were no longer visible after 30 minutes, but due to high radiation levels at the reactor, workers have been unable to pour water into the pool storing the spent fuel rods to keep them cool.
Spent fuel now appears to be a problem at Fukushima's reactor No. 4, where there was a fire early this morning.
After a third blast at nuclear reactor #3 at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan and a fire at a fourth reactor, several U.S. experts have described the nuclear emergency unfolding in Japan as "catastrophic". There is great concern that the containment vessel at reactor #2 has been breached, causing the release of radioactive gases and similarly, anxiety that the fire at reactor #4 could be just as dangerous.
Around 6:14 a.m. Japan time, the third explosion in a series of blasts damaged # 2 reactor at Japan's Fukushima plant. There is uncertainty as to what caused this third blast. But there are early reports that the latest explosion amounted to a different and more critical problem than the previous two blasts that occurred at reactors # 1 and # 3, on Saturday and Monday.
A second jury will today get to determine the fate of Grammy-award winner and reggae star Buju Banton after four days of testimony in which prosecutors painted him as a drug dealer and the defense countered with claims that it was the singer’s “big talking”, and not any illegal act, that has landed him in trouble.
Various reports in Singapore media have said that Chinese companies are mass producing fake rice made, in part, out of plastic, according to one online publication Very Vietnam.
Jury selection will begin again today in a Tampa court house in the retrial of Grammy-nominated singer, Buju Banton, five months after a previous jury failed to reach a verdict on federal drug trafficking charges that could put him in prison for life.