Wealthy town bans ‘for sale’ signs on homes News 

Wealthy town bans ‘for sale’ signs on homes

Realtors in one upper-crust New England town the place celebrities and CEOs reside facet-by way of-facet on well-kempt estates are so concerned concerning the housing marketplace that they have taken the counter-intuitive step of banning “on the market” indicators. The Board of Realtors in New Canaan, Conn., the place Harry Connick Jr., Paul Simon and NBC newsman Brian Williams have houses, voted to take down all such signs by means of July 1, and the city Council could make it an ordinance after a six-month trial period. “I haven’t heard of any individual who…

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Thailand seizes more than $450K worth of elephant tusks News 

Thailand seizes more than $450K worth of elephant tusks

BANGKOK — Thai authorities have seized 326 pounds of African elephant ivory, together with three huge tusks, price around 15 million baht ($469,800) from a Bangkok airport. The haul from Nigeria consisted of the tusks and 31 tusk fragments that were seized Jan. 5 after the cargo was flagged through officials. The tusks were destined for China the place there’s a large call for for ivory, police Gen. Chalermkiat Srivorakan mentioned Friday. The Scale of the tusks shows they have been taken from huge African elephants, which remain scarce within…

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