Indian Tax Officials Say China’s Xiaomi Evaded nearly $88m in Import Taxes

Indian authorities have ordered the local unit of Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi to pay $87.80 million in import taxes after an investigation found that the company had evaded some of its legal obligations. A statement released by the Finance Ministry …

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U.S. Authorities Arrest Suspect for Allegedly Stealing Unpublished Books

United States federal agents arrested on Jan. 5 a suspect in a years-long scheme in which he impersonated figures from the publishing industry to steal unpublished book manuscripts. Authorities arrested Filippo Bernardini, a 29-year-old Italian, when he arrived at John …

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Houston Police Investigate Shooting of George Floyd’s Four-Year-Old Niece on New Year’s Day

Houston Police is investigating the shooting of a four-year-old girl identified by relatives as the niece of George Floyd whose death sparked worldwide protests against racial injustice and police brutality. According to a police statement on Jan. 4, at least …

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Italian Mafia Boss Arrested After Being Spotted on Google Street View in Spain

Authorities arrested an Italian mafia boss who has been on the run for 20 years after he was spotted on Google Street View in Spain. Authorities arrested Gioacchino Gammino, a convicted murderer and one of Italy’s most wanted gangsters, in …

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Police Arrest Armed California Man Who was on the Way to White House to Kill Leaders on ‘Hit List’

Authorities in Iowa arrested a heavily armed California man after he told police that he was driving to the White House to kill government leaders on his “hit list,” according to court papers. According to federal court records unsealed on …

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Search Continues for Florida Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Two Kids, Injured Four

Police in Florida continue to search for a fugitive driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed two children and injured four others on Dec. 27. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement on Dec. 28 that the …

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13-Year-Old Boy Dies in Dirt Bike Crash During Attempted Traffic Stop by Florida Police

A 13-year-old boy on a dirt bike died on Dec. 26 after he crashed as police in Florida attempted a traffic stop, the Boynton Beach Police Department said. In a statement, police said the teen was “driving recklessly” on Boynton …

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