Brazil’s Emerald Exports – The Latest Revelations About Dario Messer
Messer, the notoriously prolific money launderer, was able to move millions of dollars through Brazil’s emerald mining industry, adding yet another scheme to his laundry list of illicit financial dealings.
Published by InSight Crime at April 14, 2021 8:23 am.InSight Crime →
The closure of a nuclear power plant near Bern in Switzerland is disrupting more than energy supplies: it has also led to a rethink of how the nation doles out iodine tablets for people to swallow in the event of an atomic catastrophe.
Published by Reuters at April 14, 2021 8:20 am.Reuters →
Kim Potter was a 26-year veteran of the Brooklyn Center Police Department before she resigned Tuesday. Charges could be brought Wednesday.
Published by USA TODAY at April 14, 2021 8:18 am.USA TODAY →
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The beaches of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo received the first massive flow of sargassum this year, with the greatest impact on the resorts of Playa del Carmen, Cozumel, Tulum, Xcalak, and Mahahual. According to specialists who make up the Sargasso Monitoring Network, an NGO made up of scientists, the southeast winds of up ...
Published by Puerto Vallarta News at April 14, 2021 8:16 am.Puerto Vallarta News →
Prince Philip's funeral limited to 30 people. Johnson & Johnson vaccine gets reviewed. US warns of global pandemic 'aftershocks'. Latest COVID news.
Published by USA TODAY at April 14, 2021 8:15 am.USA TODAY →
Wells Fargo & Co reported first-quarter profit ahead of Wall Street estimates on Wednesday as the bank reduced its reserves by $1.6 billion and costs tied to its years-old sales practices scandal stabilized.
Published by Reuters at April 14, 2021 8:10 am.Reuters →
Russia's biggest bank Sberbank plans to expand its logistic business across the world's largest country as it seeks to capitalise on a booming e-commerce market, Chief Financial Officer Alexandra Buriko told Reuters.
Published by Reuters at April 14, 2021 8:05 am.Reuters →
Although still murky, a picture is starting to emerge about the connection between two types of COVID-19 vaccines and rare blood clots.
Published by USA TODAY at April 14, 2021 8:00 am.USA TODAY →
Dollar General Corp said on Wednesday it would recruit up to 20,000 employees this spring, the latest company to plan a hiring spree as more parts of the U.S. economy reopen and fiscal stimulus kicks in.
Published by Reuters at April 14, 2021 7:55 am.Reuters →
Daniel Kretinsky seems to be hoping that supermarkets’ pandemic boost will endure. The Czech billionaire has raised his stake in UK grocer J Sainsbury to nearly 10%, prompting speculation of a full takeover. Yet stubbornly high costs and increasing competition after lockdowns...
Published by Reuters at April 14, 2021 7:44 am.Reuters →
European Union countries will receive 50 million more coronavirus vaccines produced by Pfizer and BioNTech in the second quarter, the head of the EU Commission said on Wednesday, as deliveries expected at the end of the year will be brought forward.
Published by Reuters at April 14, 2021 7:35 am.Reuters →
Greece plans to lift quarantine restrictions from next week for travelers from the European Union and five other countries who have been vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19, a senior government official said on Wednesday.
Published by Reuters at April 14, 2021 7:25 am.Reuters →
(The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are their own.)
Published by Reuters at April 14, 2021 7:22 am.Reuters →
European Union countries formally agreed on Wednesday to launch COVID travel passes as a step towards reopening to tourism this summer and will negotiate details with the bloc's lawmakers in May, two diplomatic sources said.
Published by Reuters at April 14, 2021 7:20 am.Reuters →
It’s difficult, experts say, but stress, inadequate training or holstering could lead to a deadly error.
Published by USA TODAY at April 14, 2021 7:15 am.USA TODAY →