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Smugglers stealing boats to transport migrants across channel

Smugglers stealing boats to transport migrants across channel

World
It wasn't easy getting to our vantage point.Climbing up steep and deep sand dunes in the black of the night, unable to use torches or lights for fear of alerting anyone on the beach below us. At the top, we have a clear view of a cluster of small wooden beach huts along the shore near Calais. Image: The smugglers are even more brazen during the lockdown with fewer people out We'd heard the locks on three of the huts had been prised open in the last few hours and our local contact - a fisherman who knows this coastline like the back of his hand - is sure what that means. Smugglers are preparing to launch migrants on their way to the UK.He tell us the huts are used by the smugglers to hide inflatables, outboard motors and often migrants...
Stan Lee’s former manager arrested for allegedly stealing $262,000 from late comic book legend

Stan Lee’s former manager arrested for allegedly stealing $262,000 from late comic book legend

Finance
Stan Lee in his office in Beverly Hills, California.Getty images | Washington PostThe former manager of Stan Lee has been arrested on charges of financial elder abuse and false imprisonment against the late comic book legend, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.Keya Morgan allegedly mishandled Lee's money. This included $ 262,000 that Lee never received from autograph signing sessions.  "Mr.Lee had a large estate worth over an estimated $ 50 million with no clear protection from opportunists who could insert themselves into his life and take control of it," the LAPD said on Saturday in a press release.In June of last year, Morgan removed the 95-year old Marvel Comic Book creator from his Hollywood Hills residence to a condominium in Beverly Hills to gain more control over h...
Raiders' Gruden: 'We love stealing from the Chiefs'

Raiders' Gruden: 'We love stealing from the Chiefs'

Sports
Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden is pleased to see former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson wearing the silver and black. Gruden told reporters that the addition of Johnson -- the Chiefs' all-time leader tackler -- helps solidify the middle of the Raiders defense. While thrilled with securing the services of the four-time Pro Bowl selection, Gruden couldn't help but look at other additions in the past that came at the expense of the AFC West rival Chiefs. "Last time I was here at Oakland we stole Rich Gannon from Kansas City, we took Andre Rison from the Chiefs, we took Albert Lewis from the Chiefs," Gruden said. "We love stealing from the Chiefs. So now we got Derrick Johnson and I'm on my way to the Raiders store to pick up a Derrick Johnson Raiders jersey. I'm gonna wea...