Gunman Shoots Dead Two & Injures Several In Texas

A police constable and a civilian were killed when a gunman opened fire Monday near the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station city, according to news agencies. Several others have been admitted to hospital after being
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No Place for Stash When Crime Fighters Cooperate

This article is part of the eJournal USA issue "Partnerships Against Corruption."
By Christopher Connell Corruption has no borders, and corruption-related problems concern rich and poor countries alike. “You cannot deal with it just by pointing fingers at the developing world,” said Adrian Fozzard, director of the Stolen Asset Recovery

Transnational Crime: Challenge for All

This article is part of the eJournal USA issue "Partnerships Against Corruption."
By Louise Shelley Organized crime cannot function without corruption of officials. Transnational crime syndicates need to “buy” customs officials, border officials and sometimes consular officials to facilitate drug or human trafficking, firearms smuggling or other

Who Are You, ‘The Dark Knight’?

Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement on the mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado: “My most heartfelt condolences go out to the families and friends of the victims of this terrible act of violence.  My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Aurora, and all of (more...)

Colorado Massacre at Night of “the Dark Knight”

A heavily armed gunman clad in black kicked in an emergency door at a movie theater in Colorado early Friday, hurled two canisters of an unknown gas and opened fire on the stunned audience, killing at least 12 people and wounding dozens of others who were watching the midnight premiere (more...)

8 Reported Killed in Terror Attack Against Israelis In Bulgaria

A lanky, long-haired man wearing a baseball cap and plaid shorts with a fake Michigan driver's license carried out a deadly suicide attack on a bus full of Israeli vacationers, Bulgarian officials said Thursday. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed the attack on Iranian-backed Hezbollah, a Lebanese Shiite Muslim guerrilla group, (more...)

Miami-Area Doctors Convicted for Medicare Fraud Scheme

A federal jury convicted two Miami-area doctors, one Miami-area therapist and two others for their participation in a Medicare fraud scheme involving more than $205 million in fraudulent billings by American Therapeutic Corporation (ATC), a mental health care corporation, the Department of Justice, the FBI and (more...)

5-Year-Old Saved Her Father Reportedly Overdosed On Heroin

"A five-year-old girl called police after her father passed out from an alleged heroin overdose in a Delaware County", CBS News reported. Authorities said, a child called 9-1-1 and reported that her father would not wake up , he was in the basement, fell down off a chair and (more...)

Miami Zombie Was Eating Face Of The Victim

"It was a scene as creepy as a Hannibal Lecter move..." The Miami Herald reported about the horror story, which took place Saturday afternoon: " according to police sources, a road ranger saw a naked man chewing on another man’s face and shouted on his loud speaker for (more...)

U.S. Freezes Assets of Leading Sinaloa Drug Cartel Figures

The United States announced that it had designated four key Sinaloa Cartel drug operatives under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act), freezing their U.S. assets. The action, taken by the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), includes two sons of Sinaloa drug (more...)

USTR Releases Annual Report on Intellectual Property Rights

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative's (USTR's) annual Special 301 Report highlights improvements in and concerns about the adequacy and effectiveness of U.S. trading partners’ protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR). “I am pleased to congratulate the governments of Spain and Malaysia on the (more...)

U.S. Sanctions Major Mexican Drug Traffickers

The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) April 12 designated Ezio Benjamin Figueroa Vasquez and his son, Hassein Eduardo Figueroa Gomez, as “Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers” pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act) for their significant role in international narcotics trafficking, (more...)

Gunman Killed 7 people In Oikos University

Yesterday, April 2 the gunman opened fire at Oikos University, a Christian university in Oakland (California). According to last media reports, 43-year-old former nursing student One Goh burst into a classroom around 11:00 am and started shooting. He killed seven people and wounded three. The suspect surrendered at a supermarket in (more...)

Merah Who Murdered Seven People Was Killed

According to the world press, an al Qaeda-inspired gunman Mohamed Merah who murdered seven people was killed by a sniper. It happened after a gunbattle with police that ended a more than 30-hours. 23-year-old French citizen of Algerian origin Mohamed Merah grew up on a housing (more...)

Tragedy in Toulouse: Deadly Attack on a Jewish School

There's a development from the shocking attack yesterday on a Jewish school in southern France that killed three children and a rabbi, the father of two of the slain children. French interior minister Claude Gueant says the suspect was wearing an "apparatus" around (more...)


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