Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:11:39 -0800
An Independence business owner pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a multi-million dollar, multi-conspiracy to transport hundreds of thousands of cartons of contraband cigarettes from the Kansas City area to the state of New York, where they are primarily sold on Indian reservations. Craig Sheffler, 45, of Independence, pleaded guilty before a U.S. District judge to participating in a ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:17:00 -0800
On Wednesday, Uber announced a "strategic partnership" and investment with Baidu, China's search giant. The potential is huge. Beijing cabbies have a penchant for screechy Peking Opera and a habit of hacking up phlegm. When they're not puffing away on cigarettes, they roll the windows down, filling the car with the Chinese capital's notorious smog. But with 66,000 taxis serving the sprawling ...
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:53:18 -0800
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:39:54 -0800
The photo emblazoned on the front of Chris Harris Jr.'s navy sweat shirt was a tribute to his favorite Denver Broncos cornerback - himself, of course.
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:47:09 -0800
Mayor de Blasio ordered city lawyers to stay silent about a groundbreaking lawsuit to keep bootleg cigarettes out of the Big Apple — because it came as Hizzoner was downplaying...
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:29:11 -0800
BAGHDAD (AP) — Saadi Abdul-Rahman was recently forced to pull his three children out of school in the Iraqi city of Mosul, where Islamic State militants have ruled with an iron fist since June. The cost of living has soared there, and the family is barely able to make ends meet, even after putting the kids to work.
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 04:58:54 -0800
Resentment has grown among residents living under the iron-fisted rule of the extremists in Iraq's second-largest city – and now they have no option but to endure it.