October 20, 2018

Former Cayman Islands Football Association secretary receives life ban and fine from FIFA

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Costas Takkas, former CIFA secretary and aide to former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb, has received a life ban from FIFA and a US$1.03M fine. See AP story below: FIFA life bans for 3 who pleaded guilty in US case ZURICH (AP) — FIFA’s ethics committee has imposed life bans on three officials for bribery […]

The Editor Speaks: Wong was wrong but Immigration was right

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Deputy Chief Immigration Officer (DCIO) Garfield Wong was found guilty last Wednesday of careless driving and leaving the scene of an accident. The third charge against him of DUI was found not guilty. On December 27th 2013 Wong was driving a Dodge Ram truck along Shamrock Road when he collided with a BMW driven by […]

Paul Hansmeier finally cops to being a porn troll, after a years-long saga

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By CYRUS FARIVAR From arsTECHNICA Hansmeier’s lawyer calls plea deal a “fair resolution.” Paul Hansmeier, the Minnesota lawyer who was head of the porn trolling operation known as Prenda Law, has finally pleaded guilty to fraud and money laundering charges. As Ars previously reported, co-defendant and fellow attorney John Steele pled guilty in March 2017 […]

Mueller’s weaponized justice system should scare all Americans

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By Bernard Kerik From Newsmax Last night I came across a tweet by former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee in which he said, “I wish we had Lt. Columbo right now, to walk into the special counsel’s office and say, ‘You know, there’s something about this that bothers me…’” He also attached an article, titled: “A […]

Workers in Thailand found not guilty!

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From Freedom United We have some good news to share! Last week, a Bangkok court found the 14 Myanmar workers not guilty as charged by the chicken farm where they were exploited. This is a landmark ruling for labor and human rights in Thailand and it is with great relief that we welcome the verdict […]

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 […]