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Escaped killers on run from New York prison believed armed

Jun 25, 2015

Escaped killers on run from New York prison believed armed

Two U.S. killers on the run from jail are probably armed given the surrounding area is so heavily stocked with weapons and ammunition, police said Wednesday on day 19 of a massive manhunt. Richard Matt, 49, and David Sweat, 35, cut their way out ...

Jun 25, 2015

N.Y. prison break probe nets second inside worker

A corrections officer in New York state was arrested Wednesday in connection with the escape of two convicted killers who remain on the loose after a weeks-long manhunt, U.S. media reported. Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie said jail employee Gene Palmer was charged, ...

Jun 22, 2015

Banks did too little to police FIFA transactions, says global body

A global group of government anti-money-laundering agencies said that financial institutions have not done enough to police suspicious financial activity by officials at soccer’s global governing body FIFA, and cautioned banks to step up scrutiny. The warning from the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force ...