US border officials claim an incomplete tunnel found stretching from Mexico to Arizona could be ‘the most sophisticated tunnel in US history’. The tunnel runs from San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico, to San Luis, Arizona, where it stops short of reaching the surface. It is 3ft wide and 4ft high (1 x 1.3 metres). Smugglers have been using … Read more Agents disccover ‘most sophisticated tunnel in US history’ in Arizona
Virtual Briefing by Ghada Fathi Waly, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, on ‘Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts’: Linkage of Counterterrorism and transnational organized crime, during the Security Council Open VTC. The Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Ghada … Read more Linkages between Terrorism and Organized Crime – Security Council Briefing (6 August 2020)
Security Council meeting to address linkages between terrorism & organized crime. Challenges, lessons learned, good practices & need to support UN entities fighting these threats. Linkages between terrorism and organized crime are a growing threat facing the international community. There are increasing concerns that terrorists can benefit from organized crime, whether domestic or transnational, through, among … Read more Linkage of Counterterrorism and transnational organized crime – Security Council (6 August 2020)
Taylor Swift crashes the Jellicle Ball as Bombalurina to sing “Macavity” in Tom Hooper’s 2019 adaptation of Cats, the musical by Andrew Lloyd Weber. As she drugs the Jellicles with catnip, only Macavity (Idris Elba) is left in the running to become Old Deuteronomy’s (Judi Dench) Jellicle choice. Buy/Rent Cats! Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Cats-James-Corden/dp/B082YLT68G/ iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/cats-2019/id1490373761 YouTube … Read more Cats | Taylor Swift Sings “Macavity” and Drugs the Jellicles With Catnip
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the circumstances around Eastman Kodak announcement of a $765 million government loan to make drugs at its U.S. factories, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy … Read more Kodak’s U.S. loan disclosure put under scrutiny
How are health workers, humanitarians and peacekeepers racing to protect the world’s most vulnerable populations from the impact of the COVID-19 virus? Neil Walsh, Chief of Cybercrime at the UN Office on Drugs and Crime tells us what keeps him awake at night in an interview that opens the third season of the Awake at … Read more Awake at Night with Neil Walsh, UN Cybercrime expert
Chilean police are training sniffer dogs to detect coronavirus in people’s sweat at an early stage, after a similar trial in the UK showed encouraging results. Four dogs have been selected for the initial training – a mix of labradors and golden retrievers that sport green “biodetector” jackets for their task. They are being trained at the Chilean Carabineros’ specialist … Read more Chilean police train sniffer dogs to detect coronavirus in its early stages
Eastman Kodak Co. is getting another shot at redemption. The 131-year-old company that once dominated the market for photographic film and made an ill-fated foray into cryptocurrencies is pivoting again. This time, Kodak plans to make ingredients for generic drugs, aided by a $765 million U.S. government loan, the first fruits of a Trump Administration … Read more Kodak Shares Skyrocket After Pivot from Photography to Pharmaceuticals
Shares of Eastman Kodak continued their meteoric climb one day after President Trump confirmed the photo giant will start making pharmaceutical ingredients for U.S.-made generic drugs. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news … Read more Kodak shares surge 300% after pharmaceutical deal
US President Donald Trump has announced Eastman Kodak will receive a loan to help bolster the country’s drug supply. The Rochester, New York based company will receive a federal loan of $765 million to help reduce the country’s reliance on other countries for ingredients used in generic drugs. Kodak has branched out to offset the … Read more Trump Announces $765 Million Deal with Kodak to Produce Pharmaceuticals in U.S.
Jul.28 — Eastman Kodak Co. shares more than tripled Tuesday on plans to secure a $765 million government loan to help produce ingredients used in key generic medicines to fight the coronavirus. The money could provide a lifeline to the Rochester, New York based company. President Donald Trump spoke about the deal at the White House.
There were no end of warnings. Dire predictions of how Covid would impact the most vulnerable children, children whose lives were far from perfect before the pandemic, how it would affect their mental health, their education, even leave some at risk. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) We’ve been following the story of Michael, just one of those young … Read more How lockdown destroyed lives in the UK – with drugs and homelessness
On today’s Law & Crime NOW with Jesse Weber: Attorneys argue over cameras in upcoming prelim hearings. Prosecutor Rob Wood moved to ban video broadcast. Wood claims pre-trial video recording could taint the jury pool. Media & defense object and argue for public access. Lori Vallow Daybell & husband Chad face conspiracy charges. The state … Read more L&C NOW Lori & Chad Daybell Attorneys argue over cameras in upcoming prelim hearings
The race to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus pandemic is entering a crucial stage with large-scale trials under way. But with seemingly little oversight on pricing, some experts are concerned that pharmaceutical companies could end up charging way too much for COVID-19 treatments. And if rich nations corner the market on vaccines, they … Read more Big Pharma and the cost of developing COVID-19 drugs and vaccines | Counting the Cost
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed four executive orders aimed at lowering prices that Americans pay for prescription drugs. One order would allow for the legal importation of cheaper prescription drugs from countries like Canada, while another would require discounts from drug companies now captured by middlemen to be passed on to patients. Subscribe: … Read more Trump signs orders to lower prescription drug prices