A drug dealer who imported marijuanafrom California to New Jersey was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for bribing postal service mail carriers to deliver him the contraband.Glenn Blackstone bought the marijuana from a conspirator, who produced the pot in California and shipped it to New Jersey, according to federal authorities. The parcels had fake names and were not addressed to Blackstone. He paid two postal workers to divert those shipments from the normal delivery process and bring the drugs to him instead.After receiving the drug shipments from the mail carriers, Blackstone sold t…
Scottish government decries “devastating” effect post-Brexit border policy will have on economy
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon issued a call for a Scottish visa, which overseas workers could use to settle in the country and to bypass the Tories' proposed "points" immigration system.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon condemned the United Kingdom's new post-Brexit border policy after it was released Wednesday, saying new rules barring people designated as "unskilled" and those who don't speak English will devastate a number of Scotland's industries and worsen the country's depopulation crisis.
White House flack gets busted after claiming Trump ‘barely knows’ GOPer who took pardon offer to Assange
White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham claimed on Wednesday that President Donald Trump "barely knows" former Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), who has been linked to a possible pardon for Julian Assange.
At a pre-trial hearing earlier on Wednesday, Assange asserted that he had been offered a pardon in exchange for publicly denying that Russia hacked Democratic National Committee servers during the 2016 election campaign.
Rohrabacher admitted in 2017 that he had tried to broker a deal between Assange and the White House.
Amsterdam eyes ‘erotic center’ as new red light district
Amsterdam is looking at moving part of its red light district indoors to an "erotic" complex where prostitutes no longer beckon customers through street-front windows that often attract rowdy tourists.
In plans released Wednesday, the Dutch city said the complex could include a bed and breakfast for prostitutes as well as a sex club, sex theater and cafes.
Or the city famous for its canals will build a large hotel for sex workers.
All in all, a prostitution hotel with indoor windows or an erotic center is the most obvious choice," the Amsterdam city council said in a statement.