Colonoscope helps Thai police recover stolen diamond

...outside Bangkok, where earlier that day the duo allegedly switched a fake stone for the real one after asking to inspect it. The dealer at the booth selling the diamond also identified the two.The suspects initially denied involvement, but X-rays showed a...
Nation and World
Africa's Deadwood: The gold rush is on in Uganda

...from the constant turning of machines that crush stones from which dealers hope to extract gold.On a recent afternoon, gold dealer Emma Kibirige's employees spread those stones around his compound under a blistering sun before breaking them in to smaller...
Nation and World
Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri

...coming," he said. "That is a pretty radical statement."Police said Mizanskey conspired to sell 6 pounds of marijuana to a dealer connected with Mexican drug cartels. At the time, the life-with-no-parole sentence was allowed under a Missouri law...
Nation and World
Juneau drug dealer gets 15 years

A Juneau resident was sentenced to 15 years in prison for drug trafficking and possession of a firearm, U.S. Attorney Karen L. Loeffler said Wednesday. William Byron Benedict, 46, was sentenced in Anchorage by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy M.
US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

DETROIT - More Americans are buying cars that say "look at me."Luxury vehicles like Audis and Volvos drove off dealer lots at a furious pace in July and, combined with sizzling demand for SUVs, helped the auto industry roll on toward its best...
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On Writing: Living in a concrete box

...against you.Since this is a multi-purpose facility, it commingles everyone from your local drunk to the high level drug dealer to the sex offender and even some serving life for murder. And inevitably, there is a high potential for personality clashes...
Fish Factor: Rain-powered boats

...either end and they send you the same one back," he said.Varness, who also is an independent Torqeedo electric marine motor dealer, said some alternative powers are being used by U.S. mariners on a small scale, but not in commercial fishing. His small...
Jury finds Ray Coxe not responsible for murder

Local gun dealer Ray Coxe, accused of selling a firearm off the books to a fugitive, walked out of Juneau Superior Court Monday exonerated of...
Rayco trial result is a disappointment

After a two-week trial, a Juneau jury on June 15 found gun dealer Ray Coxe not liable for the death of 26-year-old Simone Kim, who was shot and killed in 2006 by a meth-addicted fugitive...
As gun shop trial goes to jury, attorneys get in their final shots

The two-week trial against Juneau gun dealer Ray Coxe - sued for allegedly selling a firearm to a fugitive who used it for murder two days later - ended Friday with attorneys...


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