Seven years in prison for the mate of the freighter where the authorities in Philly found a record 20 tons of cocaine

The mate of an international transport vessel aboard which federal authorities at the Port of Philadelphia seized a record 20 tonnes of cocaine in 2019 is expected to be paid more than $ 1 million for overseeing the smuggling effort, have said federal prosecutors. The disclosure – a rare glimpse …

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“No climate, no deal” – Thursday June 10, 2021 – www.eenews.net

Progressives yesterday stepped up a campaign to pressure the White House to pass climate legislation, with several Democrats signaling they would not vote for an infrastructure bill in the absence of important provisions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Talks entered a new phase on Capitol Hill after President Biden this …

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Bangladesh to monitor TikTok after girls are lured by traffickers | News on human trafficking

Surveillance begins on app users after a gang of traffickers who lured girls into the sex trade in India has been dismantled. Bangladesh began monitoring people using the TikTok video-sharing platform after security forces dismantled a gang of traffickers who lured girls into the sex trade in neighboring India using …

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Your Thursday Briefing – The New York Times

Biden arrives in Europe As he prepares to meet with European leaders over the next week, President Biden will attempt to rally an alliance shaken by the previous administration, in which Donald Trump denigrated and undermined traditional relations by embracing autocrats like Vladimir Putin from Russia. Biden comes to Europe …

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The large irrigation projects in Africa have failed. What to do next

In 1938, the French colonial authorities in what is now Mali launched an ambitious infrastructure plan to transform the desert into an agricultural production area. Water was diverted from the Niger River by a system of canals to allow the irrigation of more than a million hectares of fertile land. …

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Three people arrested for smuggling red sandalwood worth Rs 27 lakh: Pune police

Pune City Police arrested three people in connection with the smuggling of red sandalwood, which is a prohibited item for export and also covered by the Convention’s list on International Trade in Species of Fauna and Wildlife. endangered wild flora (CITES). Police identified the defendants as Alen Waghmare (25), Rohit …

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Farmers’ Federation supports Kenneth Paschal for House District 73

The Alabama Farmers Federation announced Tuesday that it is approving Kenneth Paschal for the Alabama House District 73 general election on July 13. “Kenneth is a conservative who worked hard to win the Republican nomination,” said John DeLoach, president of the Shelby County Farmers Federation. “He worked on his grandparents’ …

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Borrowing skyrockets despite looming end of holidays

We always knew it would happen. While we are all committed to continuing the remarkable cash-storing activities of last year, as store doors opened in the first major easing of the last nationwide lockdown, our portfolios also have it. made. Having paid off debts to the tune of £ 1.7bn …

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Anti-smuggling measures in sight – Journal

ISLAMABAD: The government has finalized a series of proposals to facilitate small businesses and introduce severe penalties to improve enforcement of smuggling and under-invoicing in the next budget. In a major move to launch a crackdown on contraband goods, it has been proposed to introduce penalties that will be imposed …

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