Tag Archives: Crackdown

Federal officials announce crackdown on violent drug cartel

Federal officials announce crackdown on violent drug cartel

Last November, the cook at a Mexican seafood restaurant in Santa Ana approached a diner with a question. Would it be possible, he asked the man, to get him 200 to 300 assault rifles? So began an alleged deal for machine guns that Nicola Hanna, the U.S. attorney in Los …

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Saudi Arabia detains king’s brother, nephew in crackdown: Reports | News

Saudi Arabia detains king's brother, nephew in crackdown: Reports | News

Saudi Arabia has detained two senior members of the royal family – Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, the younger brother of King Salman, Mohammed bin Nayef, the king’s nephews, according to reports citing sources with knowledge of the matter. The Wall Street Journal reported the detentions of the two royals on Friday …

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Android 11 continues crackdown on restricted APIs

Android 11 continues crackdown on restricted APIs

Starting with Android P, Google began slowly closing the door on the use of non-public APIs. The process began with method calls that had little or no known usage among app developers, but things changed when Android Q expanded the list of restricted interfaces to cover a larger selection. Now …

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Crackdown on militants as US and Afghan Taliban seek deal

Screenshot of Shehryar Mehsud

Image copyright Other Image caption Shehryar Mehsud was the leader of a breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban In the past two weeks, three influential Pakistani militants based in Afghanistan have been assassinated, whilst another Pakistani militant group has been targeted in a deadly raid by Afghan special forces. The …

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China Expands Chaotic Dragnet in Coronavirus Crackdown

China Expands Chaotic Dragnet in Coronavirus Crackdown

China’s leaders expanded a mass roundup of people possibly sickened with the coronavirus on Thursday, widening their dragnet well beyond the epicenter of the outbreak to at least two more cities in what the government has called a “wartime” campaign to stamp out the epidemic. But the campaign, first announced …

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