July 16, 2018

Stores tricks 3

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Stores use plenty of tricks to get you to spend more money. Here are some of the most common.   Part 3 By Jessica Tyler From Business Insider Stores of all kinds use tricks to encourage shoppers to spend more money. Some of these tricks include using calming music and placing pricey items at eye level. […]

US: Rogue Baltimore police unit ringleader Wayne Jenkins sentenced

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By Jessica Lussenhop From BBC The leader of a rogue Baltimore police unit sobbed as he was sentenced to 25 years in prison in a corruption scandal prosecutors called “breathtaking”. Ex-police sergeant Wayne Earl Jenkins apologised in court for the crimes he committed while heading an elite squad called the Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF). […]

UK: Bouncy castle trial: Two guilty over girl’s death

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From BBC Two fairground workers have been found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence after a bouncy castle blew away with a young girl still inside. Summer Grant, seven, died in hospital after she was rescued from the inflatable – which bounced for 300m – in Harlow, Essex, on 26 March 2016. William Thurston, 29, […]

Cayman Islands Cabinet approves Stephens’ deportation order

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cabinet of the Cayman Islands has approved the issuance of a Deportation Order for Mr. Ato Modibo Stephens for 16 March, 2018, or as soon thereafter as can be arranged by the Department of Immigration. Mr. Stephens was sentenced to 18 months in prison on 4 August, 2017, and […]

2 Baltimore detectives convicted of racketeering, robbery

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By DAVID McFADDEN Associated Press From Yahoo News BALTIMORE (AP) — Two Baltimore police detectives were convicted of robbery, racketeering, and conspiracy Monday in a trial that’s part of an ongoing federal investigation into corruption among rogue members of the city’s beleaguered police force. After the jury foreman read the verdict following two days of […]

Antigua: Man who sexually abused mentally challenged teen seeks to appeal his conviction

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From Antigua News Room A man convicted of sexual crimes against a mentally challenged 14-year-old girl will have to wait a while longer to contest his conviction since his appeal hearing was adjourned at the ongoing Court of Appeal sittings in Antigua & Barbuda. Simon Davis is serving a total 20 years imprisonment after he […]

Jamaican cleared in Bermuda court of drug charges

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From The Jamaica Gleaner HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC): Maurice Martin, a 34-year-old Jamaican national, who survived a 2010 shooting that killed his friend, has been cleared by a Supreme Court of a plot to import fentanyl into Bermuda with two Canadians. Justice Charles-Etta Simmons had earlier instructed the jury to find Martin not guilty of conspiring […]

Cayman Islands Government sets record straight in Stephens deportation matter

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cabinet of the Cayman Islands has not yet considered the Court’s recommendation for the deportation of Ato Modibo Stephens, despite media reports to the contrary. Mr. Stephens was sentenced to 18 months in prison on 3 August, 2017, and the Court recommended his deportation following completion of his sentence. […]

Larry Nassar: Disgraced US Olympics doctor jailed for 175 years

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From BBC Ex-US Olympic gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years after testimony from nearly 160 of his victims. The judge dismissed Nassar’s attempted apology as insincere, saying he would “be in darkness the rest of his life”. Nassar pleaded guilty to 10 counts of sexual assault against girls […]

US: Dominican national pleads guilty to identity theft and fraud

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By NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) says a Dominican Republic national who lived in Lawrence, Mass., has been sentenced to 11 years in prison after pleading guilty in the middle of his trial in connection with stolen identity refund fraud. The Justice Department said on Thursday that […]