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Paraguay may use army to control prisons plagued by Brazilian gangs

Paraguay may use army to control prisons plagued by Brazilian gangs

World
March 12 (UPI) -- Paraguay is considering the use of its armed forces to control detention centers housing the Brazilian gangs leading recent prison riots in the country. Vice President Hugo Velazquez, acting on behalf of President Mario Abdo, who traveled to meet with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, said officials are considering using the army to help dissuade violence. "We are going to use the armed forces dissuasively outside the jail, so as to avoid these things," he said. The recent incidents involve inmates in Paraguay that belong to the First Capital Commando criminal band, which operates in Paraguay and Brazil. The group has nearly 300 inmates in Paraguay. On Monday, the group took four jail guards hostage at the Concepcion jail. Released after several minutes, one of freed...
Chelsea 3-0 Dynamo Kiev: Callum Hudson-Odoi rounds off dominant display as Blues take control of Europa League last-16 tie

Chelsea 3-0 Dynamo Kiev: Callum Hudson-Odoi rounds off dominant display as Blues take control of Europa League last-16 tie

Sports
all over? The Ukrainian side have a mountain to climb after Chelsea took control at Stamford Bridge Chelsea are firmly in command of their Europa League last-16 tie after Callum Hudson-Odoi rounded off a 3-0 victory over Dynamo Kiev at Stamford Bridge. The 18-year-old came off the bench to potentially put the tie beyond the Ukrainian side before next week’s second leg. Hudson-Odoi rounded things off Pedro opened the scoring, capitalising on Olivier Giroud’s clever flick, before Willian doubled the lead with a wonderful free-kick. And a dominant-yet-wasteful Chelsea side got the scoreline their performance deserved with a moment for Blues fans to savour. The two academy graduates, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Hudson-Odoi, combined clinic...
General Dynamics contracted for missile control systems for U.S., U.K.

General Dynamics contracted for missile control systems for U.S., U.K.

Business
Dec. 27 (UPI) -- General Dynamics Mission Systems has been awarded a $ 28 million contract for sustainment of weapons systems aboard U.S. and U.K. nuclear submarines. The contract, announced Wednesday by the Department of Defense, covers work on the fire control systems on both nation's submarines, as well as the attack weapon control system on U.S. subs. Additionally, the contract covers missile fire control for both the U.S. Columbia-class and U.K. Dreadnought-class common missile compartment program development and strategic weapon interface simulator. Work on the contract will mostly be performed in Pittsfield, Mass., and is expected to finished by Sept. 30, 2023. Let's block ads! (Why?) Business News - UPI.com
Here are 5 ways to control your stress during a volatile market

Here are 5 ways to control your stress during a volatile market

Finance
While I can't give you any investment advice or help you ignore the current market conditions, I can teach you how to manage stress so that "volatile" describes the market and not your mindset. Emotions can help influence decision-making, but when it comes to considering investment decisions in a volatile market, getting stressed out may point your investments in the wrong direction. The high level of stress in today's financial market is not only threatening retirement accounts and portfolios, it's depleting an investor's greatest resource: brain power. ...
Take these steps to control your (over)reaction in the face of market volatility

Take these steps to control your (over)reaction in the face of market volatility

Finance
Gyrating markets, rising rates and significant market volatility will always create anxiety for investors and leave them with a bad, sinking feeling. Those big swings typically cause investors great concern, no matter the rise or fall. But what is the root of the anxiety? Behavioral science suggests that humans are "uncertainty reduction" machines. That's one of the reasons why we can get a reward for putting money at risk in the markets ... that is, if we stay invested. Which brings us to the market volatility in the fourth quarter of the year. Headlines relating to the Dow "plunging" more than 800 points back on Oct.10 &mda...