February 15, 2019

Cayman Islands: Sentencing delayed for a ninth time for former FIFA vice-president Jeffrey Webb

By Dwight Fraser From IRIE FM Disgraced former Concacaf president and FIFA vice-president Jeffrey Webb has had his sentencing delayed for a ninth time. His sentencing has now been moved back to September 10. In 2015 Webb pleaded guilty to racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies after his arrest in Zurich in May 2015 […]

US: McCabe reveals why he ordered Trump obstruction probe

By Jeffrey Rodack From Newsmax Andrew McCabe, the former acting director of the FBI, said he ordered obstruction of justice and counterintelligence investigations involving Donald Trump and his ties to Russia, shortly after the president fired James Comey as director of the agency in 2017, CBS News is reporting. McCabe’s comments came during an interview for “60 […]

Shamima Begum: IS runaway teen ‘could face prosecution in UK’

From BBC A British woman who ran away to Syria as a schoolgirl to join the Islamic State group has been told she could face prosecution if she returns home. Shamima Begum, now 19 and pregnant, told the Times she had no regrets but wanted to have her baby in the UK. She said she had heard […]

Kashmir attack: Bomb kills 34 soldiers in military convoy

From BBC At least 34 Indian paramilitary soldiers have been killed in a bomb attack by militants on their convoy in Indian-administered Kashmir. Police told the BBC that a car filled with explosives rammed a bus carrying the troops to the main city of Srinagar. The Pakistan-based Islamist group Jaish-e Mohammad said it carried out […]

Top 6 reasons self-defence classes should be part of your routine this year

A new year is a great time to make a fresh start on many different levels. One of them has to do with being able to protect yourself. The decision to take classes that have to do with self-defence, such as krav maga classes, will be fruitful in a number of ways. Here are a […]

Cayman Islands: RCIPS adds 2 ATVs to its fleet for improved beach patrols and off road access

From RCIPS Today, 13 February, the RCIPS is adding two new, fully-electric All-Terrain Vehicles to its fleet, which will provide officers with improved capabilities to conduct patrols along the beach and in off-road areas. “These vehicles will help us gain access to previously inaccessible areas around the island, and make our beach patrolling more efficient,” […]

Sen. Cruz: Use seized El Chapo assets to fund Wall

By Brian Freeman From Newsmax Ted Cruz used the conviction of Mexican drug lord El Chapo on Tuesday to promote his proposal for taking the profits from his drug business and other assets in order to fund the southern border wall. “It’s time to pass my EL CHAPO Act,” Cruz tweeted. “I urge my Senate colleagues to […]

US Army developing net gun to snare drones

By Jason Deveney From Newmax The Army is working to develop a net gun to catch suspicious drones and bring them to the ground before they can do damage. According to Army Times, the Army received a patent for a net gun that can be fired from a standard 40mm grenade launcher. The weapon would be […]

US: A Keys couple stole a sailboat for a Caribbean honeymoon. Now they’re off to prison

By Gwen Filosa From Miami Herald This Florida Keys-inspired honeymoon ended in prison time. A federal judge Monday sentenced a Keys couple to 2 1/2 years in prison for stealing a 40-foot catamaran sailboat they took to Cuba in search of a romantic adventure on the high seas after quitting their jobs. Prosecutors had asked […]

US charges intelligence officer in Iran espionage case

From Newsmax A former U.S. Air Force counterintelligence specialist who defected to Iran has been charged with revealing classified information to the Tehran government, including the code name and secret mission of a Pentagon program. The Justice Department said Wednesday that Monica Elfriede Witt, 39, defected in 2013 after attending a conference in Iran aimed […]