Drugs smuggled into Ireland ‘inside horses and donkeys’, police meeting says

Criminals have stuffed packages containing drugs into low-value female horses and donkeys in an attempt to smuggle narcotics into the state, the Dublin City Council Joint Police Committee has learned. Fianna Fáil adviser Deirdre Heney said she found information about the practice, which involved inserting packets into animals’ vaginas before …

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Can ethical certification prevent food fraud?

Food certification bodies, if backed by criminal penalties, can help deter food fraud. As world trade increased, the pressure on companies to develop initiatives to adopt fair and ethical sourcing also increased. Ethical, sustainable, social and environmental certification organizations endorse a wide range of industries and their specific products. These …

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The temperamental exuberance of the markets flat like a pancake | Nasdaq

Markets closed regular trading flat on Monday, after a morning high that saw investors react to a stronger-than-expected Empire State inquiry, and eagerly awaiting the $ 1.2 trillion chant Bill on infrastructure enacted by President Biden, which is happening as of this writing. The Dow Jones and the Nasdaq were …

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New Mexico man arrested for allegedly hiding 67 illegal immigrants in van

A New Mexico man was arrested Tuesday after border patrol officers discovered 67 illegal immigrants concealed in the back compartment of a box van he was driving in West Texas. Javier Duarte, a 22-year-old who lives in Las Cruces, allegedly drove the white box truck near Alpine, Texas on Tuesday …

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The naira appreciates more and trades 530 N to the dollar on the parallel market

The naira appreciated further against the dollar on the parallel market on Thursday to trade at 530 N to the dollar. The figure is N10 or 1.8 percent higher than the N540 he traded on Wednesday. Street traders in the foreign exchange markets in Lagos who spoke to TheCable on …

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Government rejects plans for 305-meter Tulip tower in London | London

The controversial plans to build a 305-meter-high tower in the City of London have been rejected by the government. The surprise decision, announced by the Department of Grading, Housing and Communities, ends a long saga of conflicting decisions over the fate of the planned tourist attraction – designed by Foster …

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Iranian weapons smuggled from Yemen to Somalia – study

Weapons supplied by Iran to its Houthi allies in Yemen have been smuggled across the Gulf of Aden to Somalia, according to a Geneva-based think tank, where al-Shabab insurgents linked to al-Qaeda are fighting against a weak and divided government. The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime said its study …

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Cheney calls Trump a “domestic threat” at Loeb School event

U.S. Representative Liz Cheney told a crowd at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics that former President Donald Trump continues to endanger the U.S. Constitution and the rule of law because he falsely maintains that the election was stolen from him . Cheney, the Republican MP for Wyoming, called on …

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10 Market Factors Advisors Should Consider for 2022 | Financial advisers

As financial advisers and clients begin to dive into vacation mode and 2022 creeps in, there are many factors impacting how markets work. Advisors should take this into account. RELATED CONTENT As experienced advisers know, many clients take advantage of their free time at the end of December to withdraw …

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Man Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years for Fatal Attempt to Smuggle Drainage Pipe

Photo via Pixabay A man who guided more than a dozen migrants through an underground drainage pipe at the US-Mexico border during a rainstorm that resulted in the drowning death of his brother was sentenced Monday to nearly four years in prison. Leobardo Soto-Toledo pleaded guilty earlier this year to …

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