Ste­wardess ac­cused of steal­ing booze

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A mil­i­tary ex­plo­sives unit has de­ac­ti­vated a Sec­ond World War-era shell found by con­trac­tors be­neath a school play­ground in the English city of Bath. The Ex­plo­sive Or­di­nance Dis­posal unit re­moved the de­vice late on Fri­day and car­ried out a con­trolled ex­plo­sion at a nearby quarry. Thou­sands of people had been evac­u­ated from homes and busi­nesses af­ter the 225kg shell was dis­cov­ered on a dis­used play­ground at the Royal High School Bath on Thurs­day. Ger­many’s Luft­waffe bombed Bri­tain heav­ily dur­ing the war, and un­det­o­nated ex­plo­sives are oc­ca­sion­ally found dur­ing con­struc­tion work. Bath, known for its Ge­or­gian ar­chi­tec­ture, was tar­geted in the Bath Blitz over sev­eral days in April 1942. Some 400 people were killed and 19,000 build­ings dam­aged. Of­fi­cials said a for­mer En­deavor Air flight at­ten­dant is charged with steal­ing nearly 1,500 mini-bot­tles of liquor from her job and sell­ing them on­line. The Shelby County district at­tor­ney’s of­fice said Rachel Trevor, 28, has been in­dicted on charges in­clud­ing theft and unau­tho­rised trans­porta­tion of al­co­hol. Ten­nessee Al­co­holic Bev­er­age Com­mis­sion in­ves­ti­ga­tors said Trevor would put the small bot­tles of rum, vodka, gin and whiskey in her bag af­ter a flight then post them for sale on Craigslist. In­ves­ti­ga­tors said the bot­tles typ­i­cally sell for $8 on flights, but Trevor sold them for $1.

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