Smuggling

FILE - In this April 28, 2017 file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in Central Islip, N.Y. Justice Department officials have been weighing new guidance that would encourage prosecutors to charge suspects with the most serious offenses they can prove, a departure from Obama-era policies that aimed to reduce the federal prison population and reshape the criminal justice system. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
May 09, 2017 - 5:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department officials have been weighing new guidance that would encourage prosecutors to charge suspects with the most serious offenses they can prove, a reversal of Obama-era policies that aimed to reduce the federal prison population and show more leniency to lower-level...
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In this April 20, 2017, photo, suspected child webcam cybersex operator David Timothy Deakin, from Peoria, Ill., has his hands tied behind his back with an iPhone charging cord as members of the National Bureau of Investigation Anti-human Trafficking division arrest him inside his home during a raid in Mabalacat, Philippines. Deakin's arrest reveals one of the darkest corners of the internet, where pedophiles in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia pay facilitators on the other side of the world to sexually abuse children, directing their moves through online livestreaming services. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
May 09, 2017 - 6:35 am
MABALACAT, Philippines (AP) — The suspected pedophile could see people banging on his front door through his security cameras. Were they neighbors? Cops? One had letters on her jacket. As David Timothy Deakin googled "What is NBI?" from the laptop on his bed, the Philippines National Bureau of...
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In this April 20, 2017, photo, suspected child webcam cybersex operator David Timothy Deakin, from Peoria, Ill., has his hands tied behind his back with an iPhone charging cord as members of the National Bureau of Investigation Anti-human Trafficking division arrest him inside his home during a raid in Mabalacat, Philippines. Deakin's arrest reveals one of the darkest corners of the internet, where pedophiles in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia pay facilitators on the other side of the world to sexually abuse children, directing their moves through online livestreaming services. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
May 09, 2017 - 5:22 am
MABALACAT, Philippines (AP) — The suspected pedophile could see people banging on his front door through his security cameras. Were they neighbors? Cops? One had letters on her jacket. As David Timothy Deakin googled "What is NBI?" from the laptop on his bed, the Philippines National Bureau of...
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In this image made from video Monday, May 8, 2017, British national Jonathan Moorby, 47, center seated, talks to police at his house in Koh Samui, Thailand. Thai police said Tuesday they have arrested Moorby who apparently fled charges of suspected drug trafficking and is wanted in his home country. (AP Photo)
May 09, 2017 - 4:51 am
KOH SAMUI, Thailand (AP) — Thai police say they have arrested a British man wanted in his own country on a drug trafficking conviction. The Narcotics Suppression Bureau says 47-year-old Jonathan Michael Moorby was detained in a joint operation with Interpol on an island in southern Thailand. Police...
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In this April 20, 2017, photo, suspected child webcam cybersex operator David Timothy Deakin, from Peoria, Ill., has his hands tied behind his back with an iPhone charging cord as members of the National Bureau of Investigation Anti-human Trafficking division arrest him inside his home during a raid in Mabalacat, Philippines. Deakin's arrest reveals one of the darkest corners of the internet, where pedophiles in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia pay facilitators on the other side of the world to sexually abuse children, directing their moves through online livestreaming services. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
May 09, 2017 - 12:26 am
MABALACAT, Philippines (AP) — The suspected pedophile could see people banging on his front door through his security cameras. Were they neighbors? Cops? One had letters on her jacket. As David Timothy Deakin googled "What is NBI?" from the laptop on his bed, the Philippines National Bureau of...
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FILE - In this July 2002 file photo, dust flows from under the truck loaded with logs as it makes its way on a rural road in Preah Vihear province, north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. An environmental watchdog has accused Vietnamese government and military officials of taking payoffs to ignore vast smuggling of lucrative lumber from neighboring Cambodia. Millions of dollars in bribes have been paid by Vietnamese timber traders to both Vietnamese and Cambodian officials, the report issued Monday, May 8, 2017, by the U.K.-based Environmental Investigation Agency alleges. (AP Photo/ Heng Sinith, File)
May 08, 2017 - 9:52 am
BANGKOK (AP) — An environmental watchdog group has accused Vietnamese government and military officials of taking payoffs to ignore vast smuggling of lucrative lumber from neighboring Cambodia. Millions of dollars in bribes have been paid by Vietnamese timber traders to both Vietnamese and...
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FILE - In this July 2002 file photo, dust flows from under the truck loaded with logs as it makes its way on a rural road in Preah Vihear province, north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. An environmental watchdog has accused Vietnamese government and military officials of taking payoffs to ignore vast smuggling of lucrative lumber from neighboring Cambodia. Millions of dollars in bribes have been paid by Vietnamese timber traders to both Vietnamese and Cambodian officials, the report issued Monday, May 8, 2017, by the U.K.-based Environmental Investigation Agency alleges. (AP Photo/ Heng Sinith, File)
May 08, 2017 - 3:57 am
BANGKOK (AP) — An environmental watchdog has accused Vietnamese government and military officials of taking payoffs to ignore vast smuggling of lucrative lumber from neighboring Cambodia. Millions of dollars in bribes have been paid by Vietnamese timber traders to both Vietnamese and Cambodian...
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May 03, 2017 - 1:49 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say officers found fentanyl, cocaine and pills at a church and arrested the pastor. Willie Wilkerson, of Dorchester, was charged Tuesday with drug trafficking and possession with intent to distribute. Police say a search of his home and Mission Church and...
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This undated photo obtained by the Associated Press shows an Iraqi bodyguard hired by Sallyport Global to protect VIPs. When a Toyota SUV was stolen from Balad air base, he became the chief suspect and was linked to a dangerous Iran-backed militia and was viewed by investigators as “a hard-core recruit to become a terrorist who poses a serious threat to all personnel on this base.” (Photo via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 11:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The two American investigators felt a sense of foreboding that Sunday as they headed to an emergency meeting with their boss on the Iraqi air base. But they didn't expect to be surrounded by armed guards, disarmed, detained against their will — and fired without explanation. It...
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This undated photo obtained by the Associated Press shows an Iraqi bodyguard hired by Sallyport Global to protect VIPs. When a Toyota SUV was stolen from Balad air base, he became the chief suspect and was linked to a dangerous Iran-backed militia and was viewed by investigators as “a hard-core recruit to become a terrorist who poses a serious threat to all personnel on this base.” (Photo via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 9:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American company that was paid nearly $700 million to secure an Iraqi base for F-16 fighter jets turned a blind eye to alcohol smuggling, theft, security violations, and allegations of sex trafficking — then terminated investigators who uncovered wrongdoing, an Associated Press...
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