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Ex-Jacksonville City Council members sentenced to prison in fraud case;Katrina Brown sentenced to 33 months, Reggie brown gets 18 months in prison . 

Ashley Harding, ReporterJoe McLean, Reporter by News4Jax.  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The long-delayed sentencing hearing for ex-Jacksonville City Council members Katrina Brown and Reggie Brown reached a conclusion Thursday afternoon, with both receiving prison sentences. A judge handed Katrina Brown a sentence of 33 months followed…

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U.S. Opposes Pick to Lead World Trade Organization, Riling Member Nations-Trump administration was alone among body’s 164 members in opposing Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment as director general 

 STAFF/REUTERS- Reports The Wall Street Journal By Laurence Norman in Brussels and Drew Hinshaw in Warsaw October 29, 2020 The U.S. opposed the selection of former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the World Trade Organization’s new leader, officials said Wednesday, the latest Trump administration challenge to the…

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Trump throws spinner in Nkonjo-Iweala’s WTO election 

The World Trade Organization’s ( WTO) bid to select a new leader was plunged into uncertainty on Wednesday after the United States rejected Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala proposed as the global trade watchdog’s next director-general. Just six days before the U.S. election in which trade is…

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