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ANKARA, Turkey | US threatens more sanctions, keeping alive Turkish crisis

ANKARA, Turkey  — Turkey and the United States exchanged new threats of sanctions Friday, keeping alive a diplomatic and financial crisis that is threatening the economic stability of the NATO country. Turkey’s lira fell once again after the trade minister, Ruhsar Pekcan, said Friday that her government would respond to any new trade duties, which … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | US threatens more sanctions, keeping alive Turkish crisis

Oklahoma News: Tulsa Man, John Terry Chatman Indicted for Shooting a Police Officer

Tulsa, Oa. – United States Attorney Trent Shores announced today that a federal grand jury returned an indictment against John Terry Chatman, Jr., 34, of Tulsa, charging him with Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition, Obstruction of Justice by Attempting to Kill a Witness, and Carrying, Using, and Discharging a Firearm During and … Continue reading Oklahoma News: Tulsa Man, John Terry Chatman Indicted for Shooting a Police Officer

Ohio News: Stow woman, Kristen Vilk charged with illegally purchasing firearm while addicted to drugs

Stow, Ohio – A Stow woman was charged with possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. Kristen Vilk, 32, was arrested on suspicion of making a straw purchase of a Glock 9 mm pistol in March from a store in North Canton. Further investigation revealed that Vilk overdosed on April 17, and was given … Continue reading Ohio News: Stow woman, Kristen Vilk charged with illegally purchasing firearm while addicted to drugs

FLORIDA News: Alachua County Man, Joshua Hansen Sentenced to 360 Months in Prison for Federal Child Pornography and Firearm Charges

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA – Joshua Hansen, 35, of Gainesville, Florida, was sentenced on Monday in the U.S. District Court in Gainesville to 360 months in prison for production of child pornography, 240 months for possession of child pornography, and 120 months for possession of an unregistered silencer. Each count is to be served concurrently. Hansen pleaded … Continue reading FLORIDA News: Alachua County Man, Joshua Hansen Sentenced to 360 Months in Prison for Federal Child Pornography and Firearm Charges

Virginia News: Milwaukee, Ten Defendants Charged in Nationwide Marijuana and Money Laundering Conspiracy

Milwaukee, Virginia – United States Attorney Matthew D. Krueger announced today that the following ten defendants have been charged in federal court with offenses related to nationwide conspiracies to distribute marijuana and commit money laundering: Name Age Residence Robert K. Malkin 62 Oxnard, CA Seth C. Jacobs 28 Alexandria, VA Lev B. Reys 38 Valley … Continue reading Virginia News: Milwaukee, Ten Defendants Charged in Nationwide Marijuana and Money Laundering Conspiracy

US stock indexes edge lower on final trading day of 2017

December 29,2017(AP)(STL.News)-U.S. stock indexes edged lower early Friday on the final day of trading for 2017. Losses by technology and energy companies outweighed gains by consumer products and healthcare stocks. Trading volume was light. Oil prices were headed higher. Despite the early slide, stocks were on track to close the year with strong gains. KEEPING … Continue reading US stock indexes edge lower on final trading day of 2017

Oregon Will Be Third State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON/July 7, 2017 (STL.News) – The Oregon Legislature has taken bold action to protect kids from tobacco addiction and save lives by voting to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. Lawmakers gave final approval to the bill Thursday, and Gov. Kate Brown … Continue reading Oregon Will Be Third State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21