The DEA reported an estimated 67 percent spike in cocaine production in Colombia previous year, with the illicit crop making a comeback despite a USA -backed eradication campaign that has cost American taxpayers billions of dollars. The Coast Guard, Navy, Customs and Border Protection, FBI, Drug Enforcement Agency, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement along with allied and worldwide partner agencies play a role in counter-drug operations.
"I am extremely proud of the crew of Coast Guard Cutter James and our (helicopter) detachment for a highly successful inaugural patrol", said Vice Adm. Karl Schultz, commander of Coast Guard Atlantic Area, in a statement.
U.S. Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodriguez said Wednesday that four men were arrested.
Saskatoon was responsible for seizing an estimated 660 kg of cocaine off the Pacific coast of Central America on March 12, according to a release from the Department of National Defense. During at-sea interdictions in global waters, a suspect vessel is initially located and tracked by allied military or law enforcement personnel.
The almost month-long mission was conducted in the global waters of the Eastern Pacific. The cutter Sherman is a 378-foot high-endurance cutter homeported in Honolulu. The HMCS Saskatoon is a Kingston Class coastal defence vessel based in Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada.
He promptly invited rival party leaders for a meeting in The Hague on a grand coalition that could take months to build . The VVD has much in common with the liberal D66 in backing progressive policies on soft drugs and assisted dying.
That conclusion followed a review of environmental, economic and diplomatic factors, the department said. First and foremost here, the Keystone XL pipeline has nothing to do with American energy independence.
The goal, an expansion of a plan set in motion three years ago to hire 10,000 veterans by 2018 - a goal it has already reached. Schultz, referring those who believe the company has lost its luster, said, "They don't know what they're talking about".
One thing is for sure, if Real Madrid want Hazard they will do everything possible to get him. "That's why he came". Despite their willingness to sell Hazard , Chelsea will still do what they can to convince the winger to stay.
Republicans have a majority in Congress, but the speaker and President Trump couldn't get together enough votes to pass it. But Priebus insisted that "there was no pre-planning here" and that Trump was doing Pirro "a favor" by promoting her show.
Luxembourg levelled after 34 minutes thanks to Aurelien Joachim's penalty, his country's first goal against France in 39 years. Following Saturday's damaging 2-0 World Cup qualification defeat to Bulgaria, Netherlands have sacked head coach Danny Blind.
Normally this spread should be in positive territory, indicating that analysts expect an investment's value to increase over time. G-III also operates retail stores under the DKNY, Wilsons Leather, Bass, Vilebrequin and Calvin Klein Performance names.
USA Today published a new interview with director Zack Snyder to coincide with the release of the new Justice League trailer. The trailer runs two and a half minutes and shows off Aquaman in full-on combat mode, both underwater and in the streets.
In the second half, Brazil had the chance to make it 2-0 after a superb run by Neymar that ended in a controversial penalty. The win coupled with Uruguay's loss sends the Selecao' to Russian Federation with four games to spare.
The GOP-controlled House will delay its vote on the bill , called the American Health Care Act , sources told CNBC. If all Democrats and 23 Republicans in the House vote against the bill, it would be defeated.
Although he has not won the WGC-Match Play, Johnson has four titles in the World Golf Championships, second to Tiger Woods' 18. The final dagger came on the short, par-3 17th at Austin Country Club when Kjeldsen almost made a walk-off hole-in-one.
Adele: 'I don't know if I will ever tour again'
Adele recently confirmed she had married long-term partner Simon Konecki, the father of her four-year-old son Angelo. To be frank, her identity as a touring musician never seemed integral to her overall career as a performer.
Amazon tests grocery pickup service in Seattle
Groups within Amazon are often encouraged to come up with zany initiatives, of which many are shelved after further discussion. It is a very large market and one now dominated by regular markets on the street, paving the way for a new supermarket chain.
Trevone Boykin Arrested After Car Crash In Dallas
Boykin threw his first career touchdown pass September 25 against San Francisco, the game in which Wilson got a high-ankle sprain. As TMZ notes, Boykin has been on probation stemming from a 2015 bar fight that he was involved in leading up to TCU's bowl game.
Cool Tonight, Mild for Wednesday
Temperatures through this stretch seem fairly seasonable, with the exception of Friday when rain and east flow win out yet again. The Monday morning commute will be rainy and foggy, but temperatures will be warmer compared to Sunday .
Strong-to-severe storms likely today
Part of North Texas was placed under a tornado watch late Sunday, but the severe weather stayed east of Wichita Falls. The strongest storms will be possible along and northwest of a line from Demopolis to Alabaster to Gadsden.
Massive Fire Destroys CA Apartment Building
The building, like many apartment structures in Oakland, has a long and recent history of code violations. Crews are reporting that the roof and floors are collapsing, forcing crews to withdraw from the building.
Drogheda asked to just switch off for 'Earth Hour'
The global Earth Hour initiative aimed at energy conservation was observed between 8.30 pm and 9.30 pm on Saturday. Last year, scientists recorded the Earth's hottest temperatures in modern times for the third year in a row.
One dead, 14 wounded in Cincinnati nightclub shooting
A hospital spokeswoman said two of the wounded are in critical condition; the police chief said one is "extremely critical". The shooting comes less than a year after a lone gunman burst into a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 people.
Police investigating Bellagio casino burglary in Las Vegas
According to The Las Vegas Review-Journal, three men walked into the Bellagio dressed in "dark, nice suits" and animals masks. When it wouldn't start, they tried to carjack someone else's auto , and then tried to run away, the Las Vegas Sun reported .