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Robert Rueca, a San Francisco police officer, said investigators are searching for a man wearing a red "Make America Great Again" hat who fled after using a sword to slash the hand of another man who tried to grab his hat as the two argued outside a roller-skating rink.

Cecile Eledge, 61, who agreed to be the surrogate birth mother for her son using an egg from his husband's sister, gave birth to her own granddaughter at a hospital in Omaha, Neb., with the doctor handling the birth saying everything aligned for "a good outcome."

Nick Boles, a Conservative member of Britain's Parliament, called it "a thoroughly British trait to be able to ignore pointless nakedness," after about a dozen demonstrators interrupted a debate on the country's exit from the European Union by stripping nearly naked in the House of Commons gallery to protest climate change.

John Powell, police chief of Glynn County, Ga., said his department has dissolved its narcotics squad over allegations that a detective used drugs and had sex with confidential informants and will turn the squad's duties over to a new crime task force.

Richard Inman, the former police chief of Williamston, S.C., on probation for robbing a bank in 2017, is accused of robbing another bank and leading authorities on a car chase that ended when he was shot at and injured, deputies said.

Sergei Skyrnnikov, a member of the Jehovah's Witnesses, which was declared an extremist organization and banned in Russia in 2017, was found guilty by a court in Oryol, Russia, and fined about $5,350 because of his participation in the religious group.

John Cox, an Iowa Department of Corrections prison guard, was suspended for three days for violating work rules by not getting permission to talk with the media after a positive feature story about his life and his work appeared in his hometown newspaper.

Sergio Costa, Italy's environment minister, said he will seek new laws to limit the use of plastics after a 26-foot sperm whale was found dead off Sardinia with more than 48 pounds of plastic garbage, including plates, shopping bags and fishing line, in its stomach.

Stacie Vande Wetering, 47, a Mississippi chef who competed on two Food Network shows and admitted to embezzling $10,000 from a former employer in Pascagoula, was ordered into a three-year pretrial diversion program, prosecutors said.

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