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  • Turkish vice president says gov’t took over 1,004 companies across 42 provinces

    11/01/2018 3:58:48 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 14 replies
    Turkish Minute ^ | November 1, 2018 | TM
    Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay has said the state-run Savings Deposit Insurance Fund (TMSF) had appointed trustees to 1,004 companies across 42 provinces as of Oct. 25 over their alleged links to the Gülen movement under a crackdown that began following a coup attempt in July 2016, Turkish media reports said on Wednesday.Speaking in the Turkish Parliament about the presidency budget, Oktay said the value of assets of the seized companies as of Sept. 30 was TL 55.74 billion, while their total turnover was TL 21.95 billion, total owned resources TL 21.05 billion and period income TL 1.53 billion.The government...
  • South Korea seizes second ship suspected of selling oil to North Korea

    12/31/2017 1:05:21 PM PST · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 31, 2017 | Greg Norman
    South Korea announced Sunday that it has seized another ship suspected of violating U.N. sanctions by selling oil to North Korea at sea – this time a Panama-flagged one. The announcement Sunday came just days after South Korea said it is holding the crew of a Hong Kong-flagged ship that allegedly handed over oil to a North Korean vessel in October. The 5,100-ton ship, named the KOTI, is being held in the western port of Pyeongtaek-Dangjin, maritime officials told Yonhap News Agency on Sunday. One official said the vessel has been blocked from departing the port since Dec. 21. The...
  • Dramatic video shows ten American sailors on their knees as they surrendered to Iranian troops

    01/13/2016 2:48:19 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 86 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Wills Robinson
    Dramatic video shows ten American sailors on their knees as they surrendered to Iranian troops in the Persian Gulf while a U.S. 'commander' is filmed apologizing to the revolutionary guard Footage of sailors on the floor, with hands behind their heads surrounded by Iranian guards has been released It was aired on the Islamic republic's state television after the Navy personnel were freed following a standoff When the sailors were taken off of the boats in the Persian Gulf, they were questioned by the IRGC Later the captives were pictured looking relaxed while sitting on a big carpet sharing plates...
  • Iran Releases Humiliating Images of U.S. Sailors in Captivity

    01/13/2016 8:26:29 AM PST · by detective · 129 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 13, 2016 | Morgan Chalfont
    Iran state television released images of the 10 U.S. sailors that the Iranian military held in custody overnight Tuesday. ABC News first reported the photos, which appeared after the sailors were released by Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps Wednesday morning.
  • FBI Seizes State Department Servers In Clinton Investigation

    10/07/2015 6:13:50 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 7, 2015 | By Ron Hayward
    The FBI seized four servers from the State Department building a few weeks ago as part of the investigation into classified material improperly stored on Hillary Clinton’s secret email server, particularly the Top Secret documents that have been discovered in her email trove. This revelation comes from Bill Gertz at the Washington Free Beacon, citing anonymous sources familiar with the investigation. Gertz notes that the State Department referred questions about the seized servers to the FBI, which declined to comment on the matter. It would be interesting to know exactly what the FBI computer forensics team is looking for on...
  • Judge Nap: FBI Has Had Clinton's Email Server for a Week

    08/12/2015 8:43:14 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 88 replies
    Insider Fox ^ | August 12, 2015
    Hillary Clinton’s email scandal has become a grave situation for her legal team, according to Judge Andrew Napolitano. Clinton said yesterday that had directed her aides to turn over her personal email server to the Department of Justice following a report that it contained top secret emails. reported: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said two emails that traversed Clinton's personal system were deemed "Top Secret, Sensitive Compartmented Information" — a rating that is among the government's highest classifications. Grassley said McCullough had reported the new details about the higher classification to Congress on Tuesday. The State Department...
  • Megyn Kelly live: FBI seizes Hillary email server

    08/11/2015 6:07:53 PM PDT · by Hugin · 127 replies
    Fox news
    Live now, FBI seizes server, had Top Secret documents at the time.
  • Lawsuit: Guns seized after veteran, decorated cop seeks treatment for insomnia

    01/03/2015 1:43:32 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 20 replies ^ | January 3, 2015 | Joe Newbury
    Donald Montgomery, a decorated retired police detective who served in the United States Navy, says in a lawsuit that his pistol permit and four handguns were seized by authorities in New York after he sought medical treatment for insomnia, the Daily Caller reported Friday. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat who once said conservatives who oppose gun control aren't welcome in his state, and several other state officials are named as defendants in the lawsuit filed on December 18.
  • UN confirms 43 UN peacekeepers seized in Syrian Golan (UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF))

    08/28/2014 8:54:30 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 8/28/14 | AFP
    United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The United Nations said that an armed group captured 43 UN peacekeepers on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights on Thursday and that it was doing everything to secure their release. An additional 81 peacekeepers were "currently being restricted to their positions in the vicinity of Ar Ruwayhinah and Burayqah," it added. Israel closed off the area around Quneitra on Wednesday after an officer was wounded by stray fire as Syrian rebels, including fighters from the Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra front, stormed the crossing. No details were released on the nationalities of the detained...
  • Israel says seized Gaza-bound rocket shipment from Iran

    03/05/2014 6:38:31 AM PST · by don-o · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | March 5, 2014 | Dan Williams
    (Reuters) - The Israeli navy seized a ship in the Red Sea on Wednesday that was carrying dozens of advanced Iranian-supplied rockets made in Syria and intended for Palestinian guerrillas in the Gaza Strip, the military said. The disclosure came as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in the United States to press his case for tougher international action against Iran over its disputed nuclear program and support for Islamist guerrilla groups. The Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel Klos C was boarded in international waters without resistance from its 17-strong crew in a "complex, covert operation", military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Lerner told...
  • Bin Laden son-in-law seized, held by U.S.

    03/07/2013 10:44:53 AM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies
    cnn ^ | 3/7/13 | Barbara Starr
    Osama bin Laden´s son-in-law has been captured and is in the hands of the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI, two administration officials said on Thursday. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, was captured within the last week in Jordan, according to a spokesman for U.S. Rep. Peter King of New York. The lawmaker had been told of the capture by law enforcement officials. Congress was notified when Ghaith was taken into U.S. custody, the officials said.
  • Soldiers, Police Seize Illegal Weapons Hidden in Negev Sheep Pen

    12/04/2012 4:36:32 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/12/12 | David Lev
    A crack IDF team, along with several police units, has discovered and confiscated a cache of illegal weapons. The weapons were discovered in a sheep pen in the Bedouin village of Hura in the Negev. A number of residents of the town were taken into custody. The weapons were found in several sacks hidden inside the pen. Among the weapons were M-16 rifles and dozens of cartridges for them. Other weapons were found as well. The owner of the pen said that he had no idea that the weapons were there, nor did he know how they got there. He...
  • Spain to send military planes to Florida to collect a half of a billion dollars worth of treasure

    02/22/2012 8:54:50 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 48 replies · 1+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | Feb 20, 2012
    Spain to send military planes to Florida to collect a half of a billion dollars worth of treasure 17 tons of treasure that U.S. undersea explorers found could be the richest shipwreck treasure in history, experts speculate. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Monday, February 20, 2012, 6:12 PM Spain said Monday it will soon send hulking military transport planes to Florida to retrieve 17 tons of treasure that U.S. undersea explorers found but ultimately lost in American courts, a find experts have speculated could be the richest shipwreck treasure in history.
  • Irish Bombshell: Government Raids PRIVATE Pensions To Pay For Spending (Could it happen here?)

    05/10/2011 9:52:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 05/10/2011 | Joe Weisenthal and Gregory White
    Ireland's minister of finance, Michael Noonan, has outlined plans for a new tax on private pensions in Ireland. The new tax on private pensions will be 0.6%, and last for four years. Earlier: This was just tweeted by Ireland's RTE News: BREAKING: The Government is to impose a 0.6% levy on private pension funds for the next four years to fund its #jobsinitiative #dail Doubt this will go over well. More details to come...
  • American Retirement Funds at Serious Risk of Being Seized

    12/09/2010 9:40:45 AM PST · by FromLori · 57 replies · 1+ views
    The Market Oracle ^ | 12/7/2010 | Jeb_Handwerger
    The news of Hungary effectively seizing private pension fund assets to pay for the debt obligations of the state last week should come as yet another reminder of the urgent need to get tax-sheltered retirement savings away from the clutches of the state before it's too late. Hungary is just the latest country to decide that it's citizens retirement savings are the property of the state. The last major country to use similar tactics was Argentina who confiscated about $3.2 billion of pension savings in 2001 before the country stopped servicing its debt and then nationalized the $24 billion industry...
  • A total of 234 companies seized so far this year in Venezuela

    12/01/2010 4:26:36 PM PST · by Nachum · 15 replies
    El Universal [Caracas, Venezuela] ^ | 12/1/10 | Roberto Deniz
    Alarms are ringing loud in the business sector. According to the Venezuelan Confederation of Industries (Conindustria), 234 companies have been expropriated so far this year. "The private sector is seriously deteriorated, public policies implemented in the last few years have been steadily destroying jobs," said Carlos Larrazábal, president of Conindustria. The data do not include government's seizures in the agricultural sector. However, these figures confirm the intensification of the expropriation policy in the past two years.
  • In just 24 hours, 763 pounds of drugs are seized at 2 border crossings (San Ysidro , Otay Mesa)

    03/20/2010 6:54:26 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 257+ views
    LA Times ^ | 3/20/10 | Tony Barboza
    Customs officers intercepted 12 alleged drug smugglers in a 24-hour period at the San Ysidro and Otay Mesa border crossings and seized 763 pounds of marijuana, methamphetamine and cocaine worth an estimated $1.16 million, authorities said Friday. The spate of arrests took place between 6 a.m. Thursday and 6 a.m Friday. In three cases, authorities said the alleged smugglers were U.S. citizens who tried to walk across the San Ysidro border crossing with marijuana strapped to their bodies. About 7 a.m. Thursday, customs officers working with a drug-sniffing dog arrested a 19-year-old man -- a U.S. citizen who lives in...
  • U.S. Authorities Probing $100 Billion of Bonds Seized in Italy

    09/20/2009 2:16:17 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 25 replies · 1,686+ views
    source cannot be posted | 18 September 2009
    Google search the title to get to story. I'm not sure I can even post the link here [whack] This is a new story, not the same suspicious bonds from June of this year which showed up in Italy with Japanese travelers.
  • Colorado Springs police may sell seized firearms

    08/24/2009 4:55:59 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 44 replies · 1,712+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | August 23, 2009 | By Nicholas Riccardi
    The City Council is considering a program to let the Police Department sell confiscated guns to licensed dealers. Sales could net $10,000 a year. Reporting from Colorado Springs, Colo. - This conservative city is taking an unusual, some might say extreme, step to try to stem its fiscal woes: It's entering the gun business.
  • Seized Iranian Rockets

    11/28/2007 9:56:02 PM PST · by Maelstorm · 9 replies · 110+ views
    Youtube ^ | Oct 1, 2007 | Senior Airman Anthony Stone
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