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U.S. Dept. of State Issues Global Level 4: Do Not Travel Advisory

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  Read more

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Carnival Offers Their Cruise Ships as Temporary Non-COVID Hospitals

MIAMI – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, today announced that select cruise ships from the company’s global cruise line brands, including Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and P&O Cruises Australia, will be made available to communities for use as temporary hospitals to help address the escalating Read more

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Former Vice President of Venezuela added to ICE’s Most Wanted List

NEW YORK – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) announced earlier this month the addition of former Venezuelan Vice President and current Minister of Industry and National Production Tareck Zaidan El Aissami Maddah and his co-conspirator, Venezuelan businessman Samark Jose Lopez Bello, to its Most Wanted list for international narcotics trafficking Read more

Airplane sitting at the gate during sunset. (Photo: Ashim D’Silva)
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New Enforcement Priorities Regarding Flying with Emotional Support Animals

Airplane sitting at the gate during sunset. (Photo: Ashim D’Silva) WASHINGTON – Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today issued the following statement on the Department of Transportation’s enforcement guidance concerning emotional support animals (ESAs): Airlines for America applauds the Department of Transportation’s enforcement guidance on emotional support animals (ESAs). The availability Read more

FBI agents arresting a suspected criminal in Hogan's Alley. (Photo: FBI)
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FBI Participation in Operation Independence Day

FBI agents arresting a suspected criminal in Hogan’s Alley. (Photo: FBI) DALLAS, TX—The FBI’s Dallas field office recently took part in Operation Independence Day, a month-long initiative that targeted sex traffickers and focused on the recovery of child victims. The FBI-led operation conducted during the month of July, included more than 400 law enforcement agencies. Read more

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Recording Artist ‘R. Kelly’ Arrested on federal Charges

CHICAGO — Recording artist Robert Sylvester Kelly, also known as “R. Kelly,” was arrested Thursday following his indictment on federal child pornography and obstruction charges. This indictment was announced by the following agency heads: U.S. Attorney John R. Lausch Jr., Northern District of Illinois; Special Agent in Charge James M. Gibbons, U.S. Immigration and Customs Read more

A fire burns at Delong Dock after an explosion on fixed barge in Whittier, Alaska, July 8, 2019. In addition to Coast Guard crews, response efforts included members of the Whittier Fire Department, Whittier Police Department, Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel Fire Department and Girdwood Fire Department. Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Anchorage. (Photo: U.S. Coast Guard District 17)
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One Person Missing after Explosion Sinks Fishing Vessel in Alaska

A fire burns at Delong Dock after an explosion on fixed barge in Whittier, Alaska, July 8, 2019. In addition to Coast Guard crews, response efforts included members of the Whittier Fire Department, Whittier Police Department, Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel Fire Department and Girdwood Fire Department. Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Anchorage. (Photo: U.S. Read more