Day: December 28, 2016

Do you really think this ton of cocaine will be destroyed?

(CNN)Australia police ended a two-and-a-half year drug investigation on Christmas day by busting a cartel and seizing 1102 pounds (500 kilograms) of cocaine.The December 25 bust, along with a seizure of 1336 pounds (606 kilograms) of cocaine from the same syndicate earlier this year, was worth about $259 million (AUD$360 million) and is Australia’s largest […]

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‘Pizzagate’ theory believed by nearly half of Republicans: Poll – Washington Times

Nearly half of registered Republicans believe Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential campaign is implicated in a satanic child abuse ring operated from beneath a Washington, D.C., pizzeria, according to the results of a new poll released this week.In spite of being debunked and refuted as a baseless conspiracy theory, 49 percent of Republicans questioned during a […]

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The lie-detecting security kiosk of the future

When you engage in international travel, you may one day find yourself face-to-face with border security that is polite, bilingual and responsive—and robotic.The Automated Virtual Agent for Truth Assessments in Real Time (AVATAR) is currently being tested in conjunction with the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) to help border security agents determine whether travelers coming […]

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Venezuela military trafficking food as country goes hungry – AP

PUERTO CABELLO, Venezuela (AP) — When hunger drew tens of thousands of Venezuelans to the streets in protest last summer, President Nicolas Maduro turned to the military to manage the country’s diminished food supply, putting generals in charge of everything from butter to rice. But instead of fighting hunger, the military is making money from […]

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U.S. appeals court revives Clinton email suit | Reuters

(This Dec. 27 story corrects to say 55,000 pages of emails instead of 55,000 emails in 3rd paragraph)In a new legal development on the controversy over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails, an appeals court on Tuesday reversed a lower court ruling and said two U.S. government agencies should have done more to recover […]

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