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Italian police break mafia ring exporting fake olive oil to U.S. - By Umberto Bacchi ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Italian police said they have busted a crime ring exporting fake extra virgin olive oil to the United States, highlighting the mafia’s infiltration of Italy’s famed agriculture and food business. Twelve people with links to the ‘Ndrangheta, the organized crime group based in the southern Calabria region, … Continue reading Italian police break mafia ring exporting fake olive oil to U.S.
south dakota news South Dakota Considers Creating Government Watchdog Board - A government watchdog board would help investigate statewide officeholders and executive branch employees in South Dakota under a bill endorsed by a legislative panel. By JAMES NORD, Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A government watchdog board would help investigate statewide officeholders and executive branch employees in South Dakota under a bill endorsed by a … Continue reading South Dakota Considers Creating Government Watchdog Board
south dakota legal news South Dakota: Bill Attempting to Silence NRA Passed by House Committee - Today, the House Judiciary Committee heard and passed House Bill 1200 by a 9-3 vote.  HB 1200 would severely limit your NRA’s ability to communicate with its membership in South Dakota.  HB 1200 now heads to the House floor where it will await full consideration. If enacted, HB 1200 would require the NRA to disclose … Continue reading South Dakota: Bill Attempting to Silence NRA Passed by House Committee
germany legal news Germany working on nationwide corruption ‘black list’: draft law - BERLIN (Reuters) – The German Economics Ministry want to create a nationwide database aimed at making it easier to block companies found guilty of fraud and other violations from receiving federal, state and local government contracts. A legislative draft viewed by Reuters calls for companies found guilty of major violations to be blocked from government … Continue reading Germany working on nationwide corruption ‘black list’: draft law