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Malaysian man caught smuggling 2,190 cartons of cigarettes in modified prime mover

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

SINGAPORE – A 39-year-old Malaysian man who tried to smuggle more than 2,000 cartons of contraband cigarettes into Singapore in a modified prime mover was caught at Tuas Checkpoint on Friday (Oct 13) night. 153 more words

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The Road Less Travelled: A Review Of Graeme Macrae Burnet's The Accident On The A35...

How do you follow a cultural touchstone – something which captures a moment, stands aside from what’s around it, and which moves from the reviews to the news section of the papers? 792 more words


U.N. bans four ships over North Korea contraband, U.S. delays four more

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council has banned four ships from ports globally for carrying cargo from North Korea, including one vessel that had ammunition, but the United States postponed a bid to blacklist four others pending further investigation.

Album review: Contraband, Contraband (1991)


By Steve Newton

Ian Hunter must be feeling pretty comfy these days. First off, Great White made him a pile of royalty bucks with its hit version of his 1975 barrelhouse-boogie “Once Bitten, Twice Shy”. 109 more words

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Officers at New Brunswick jail seize package of 128 contraband nicotine patches

Corrections officers at the Dorchester Institution in New Brunswick seized a package of contraband that included 128 nicotine patches.

The Dorchester Institution, a medium security federal institution, says that the contraband was seized due to the “vigilance” of its staff members. 18 more words


11 drivers jailed this year for helping to smuggle contraband cigarettes from Malaysia

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

SINGAPORE – Eleven drivers have been jailed this year for helping to smuggle contraband cigarettes from Malaysia into Singapore, even as the number of those responding to online advertisements seeking such drivers has risen. 441 more words

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Athens Arrival | The Rubberneckers

November 1977—Athens, Greece

Athens International Airport skirted the seacoast ahead of a Greek coastal town named Glyfada. My contact CRO Hastings at the American Embassy Athens had offered to put me up at a hotel in the scenic seaside town about twenty kilometers (twelve miles) from the mission. 1,144 more words