Feb 15, 3:10 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Suman Varandani @suman09 02/15/19 AT 12:32 AM Amid the ongoing sanctions on North Korea, Russia exported nearly 7,000 tons of refined oil to the reclusive country in December. According to data provided on the United Nations website Friday, the amount was the largest monthly shipped to Pyongyang since the UN mandated member states to report on the supply.In 2017, the UN asked member countries to notify a sanctions committee of any supply, sale or transfer of refined petroleum products to North Korea. This was put in place after North Korea launched a long-range missile which, according to other countries, posed a security threat to its neighbors.According to South Korea's Yonhap news agency, China shipped 1,511 tons of refined oil in December. The two countries shipped a combined 48,441 tons of refined oil to North Korea in … [Read more...] about Russia Sold North Korea 7,000 Tons Of Refined Oil In December
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Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán was found guilty on Tuesday of crimes spanning more than a quarter of a century, during which prosecutors said he smuggled more than 200 tons of cocaine into the U.S.After a nearly three-monthlong trial and six days of deliberations, a New York jury found the alleged Sinaloa cartel leader guilty of all counts he was tried on.Guzmán, 61, now faces life in prison.More than 56 prosecution witnesses were called to the stand at the heavily-secured federal courthouse in Brooklyn over the course of 35 days.The seven women and five men of the jury listened to movie-esque tales of brutal murders of cartel enemies, political payoffs, elaborate schemes to traffic drugs, two brazen escapes that almost became three and even a love triangle. 35 PHOTOS Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman See Gallery Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman Mexico's top drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted as he arrives at Long Island MacArthur airport in New York, … [Read more...] about Drug kingpin Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán found guilty of funneling tons of narcotics into the U.S.
Six people, including two Americans, were arrested after what authorities said Friday was the largest-ever seizure of methamphetamine on U.S. soil and the biggest drug haul bound for Australia. More than 1.7 tons of methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin were discovered on January 11, concealed within a shipment of loudspeakers on a ship at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport. The drugs were in two containers that were destined for Australia.The drugs were found concealed inside dozens of metal boxes that were declared as "Single Loud Speakers," CBS Los Angeles reported. The seizure included 3,810 pounds of methamphetamine, 55.9 pounds of cocaine and 11.5 pounds of heroin. Police estimated the street value at $1.29 billion.Australian authorities said it was also the largest haul of the drug intercepted while bound for Australia and would have provided around 17 million hits of the substance also known as ice.Australian authorities said that the operation with the U.S. Department of … [Read more...] about Record 1.7 tons of meth found hidden in loudspeakers bound for Australia
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Ryan Pickrell, provided by Published 1:28 pm PDT, Friday, October 19, 2018 Royal Navy The aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, Britain's largest warship, sailed into New York Harbor Friday, marking the first visit of a British carrier to the city in nearly a decade. The Portsmouth-based Queen Elizabeth, displacing over 70,000 tons, will stay in New York for a week, according to a statement from the Royal Navy. Check out these amazing photos from the Royal Navy of their carrier sailing into the harbor. "I am delighted and proud to have brought HMS Queen Elizabeth into New York Harbor for the first time," Captain Jerry Kyd, the ship's commanding officer, stated upon arrival. "This visit is very symbolic of the intimate relationship the Royal Navy has with the US Navy and Marine Corps." Royal Navy The flagship of the Royal Navy has been undergoing intense trials with the F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter over the past few weeks. Royal Navy "The largest … [Read more...] about Over 70,000 tons of British sea power just sailed into New York, and the photos are stunning