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Record Breaking Fentanyl Seizure In Arizona

The drugs, which also included nearly 395 pounds of methamphetamine, were concealed within a tractor-trailer transporting produce. Fentanyl, which can be lethal, has been at the center of America's opioid crisis. Fentanyl isn't just unsafe to users; it can be a threat to anyone who comes into contact with it. "One kilogram of fentanyl produces 1 million fatal doses", said Juan Mariscal, the assistant special agent in charge of Immigration and Customs Enforcement's investigative unit in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Mueller asks for time to review evidence in Roger Stone case

Mueller asks for time to review evidence in Roger Stone case

Stone - a longtime ally of President Trump - is charged with lying to Congress and witness tampering over his communications about stolen Democratic emails in WikiLeaks' possession. "T$3 he government intends to begin providing defense counsel with discovery", the filing states. To further complicate things, a separate team of Federal Bureau of Investigation agents must separate communications that are privileged: for example, Stone's communications with his defense attorneys, which are ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation plays power broker as U.S.-Taliban talks gather steam

Russian Federation plays power broker as U.S.-Taliban talks gather steam

The future of troops in Afghanistan is anybody's guess, he said. Afghan officials hope Trump will explain his intentions in further detail during his State of the Union address next week. A US official said last month that Trump planned to withdraw more than 5,000 of the 14,000 USA troops in Afghanistan. Though U.S. negotiators have remained tight-lipped about talks, the U.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mitch McConnell Slams Dem Bill to Expand Voting Rights

Mitch McConnell Slams Dem Bill to Expand Voting Rights

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell faced backlash from Democrats for calling their House bill a "power grab" as it included a provision to make Election Day a federal holiday, among other changes. This bill was never likely to get through the Republican-majority Senate, but if Democrats' goal was to shine a spotlight on the GOP's reliance on voter suppression, mission accomplished. Consulte Mais Informação

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Iran says US-sanctions workaround by European Union soon to be announced

Iran says US-sanctions workaround by European Union soon to be announced

The European Union disagrees with the USA unilateral decision to pull out of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, which saw the Middle Eastern state agree to curb its nuclear programme in exchange for worldwide sanctions being lifted. However, earlier this month it announced fresh sanctions on a unit of the Iranian intelligence agency and two individuals over alleged assassination plots. Consulte Mais Informação

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Paris to try ISIS suspects held in Syria in French courts

Paris to try ISIS suspects held in Syria in French courts

All of the men expected to return in the next few weeks are members of Islamic State who were captured by Kurdish forces and are expected to return to France by plane. "A lot of these are suspected terrorists or those who are linked to terrorist groups as supporters who are facing maybe two to five years in jail", Stock said and added, "T$3 his generation of early supporters will be released in the next couple of years, and they may again be part of a terrorist group or those supporting ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Polar vortex strikes North America

Polar vortex strikes North America

A wind chill of -32C can freeze skin within 15 minutes, according to experts. During the early Wednesday morning hours, much of the Dakotas, Minnesota , Wisconsin, and IL are locked down with these "feels like" temperatures in the -40s, -50s, and even -60s (Fahrenheit) as winds howl out of the west at up to 25mph. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ky. Gov. Bevin criticizes decision to cancel school due to extreme cold

Ky. Gov. Bevin criticizes decision to cancel school due to extreme cold

While the Kentucky governor did say that "it's better to err on the side of being safe", he admitted he was anxious about the example quick school closings are setting for young people in America. Adam Edelen , a candidate for Governor of Kentucky, said Tuesday, "I wish there were better words to describe things our governor says than, 'dumb and mean.' But there aren't". Consulte Mais Informação

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Canada Cutting Staff at Cuba Embassy in Half After Mystery Illnesses

Canada Cutting Staff at Cuba Embassy in Half After Mystery Illnesses

The mysterious case has sent U.S. -Cuba relations plummeting from what had been a high point when the two countries, estranged for a half century, restored full diplomatic ties under President Barack Obama in 2015. Canada has discounted the idea of a "sonic attack" being the cause - a theory previously put forward by the U.S. state department previous year. That tone is different than what has been expressed by the Americans, who have branded the incidents as an "attack" and reminded the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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NATIONAL PARKS: Shutdown damage may linger for years

NATIONAL PARKS: Shutdown damage may linger for years

President Donald Trump signed a short-term deal Friday to end the partial government shutdown , which caused 800,000 federal employees to miss two paychecks. Even though there was no staff to collect entrance fees, certain parts of the park were still open to the public. The Department of Energy continued operations and provided visitor services at all three of the park's locations during the lapse in appropriations. Consulte Mais Informação

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