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the most important person in a group or undertaking

bolt that provides a steering joint in a motor vehicle

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the front bowling pin in the triangular arrangement of ten pins

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I have an incredible amount of respect and admiration for everything he's done with Kingpin.
Since June 2000, more than 1,700 entities and individuals have been named pursuant to the Kingpin Act for their role in international narcotics trafficking.
The underworld kingpin is believed to live in Karachi.
Guatemala City: Guatemalan authorities are investigating whether Mexican drug cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was killed in an armed clash near the Mexican border, the interior minister said.
Empire founder Rupert Murdoch was linked with a move to buy the sport two years ago and kingpin Bernie Ecclestone's joking response was "Well, he better have a bloody big offer.
Drug trafficking violence tends to increase when there is infighting among the highest ranks of cartel kingpins, and there has indeed been a surge in violence to coincide with reports of recent internal conflicts.
Hawala Kingpin Naresh has been booked under provisions of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), said Times Now report on Friday morning.
operations for a major narcotics syndicate and its flamboyant kingpin, Carlos Jader Alvarez, whom the DEA describes as the "godfather of the Colombian Mafia.
NEW YORK -- Leading artist and music producer manager Sandy Lal and Kingpin Entertainment Group have officially partnered with TWENTY FIRST REPUBLIC, the new producer and engineer management company of Universal Music Group.
Department of the Treasury today announced the designation of two Indian nationals and one entity in Pakistan as Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act) due to their ties to D Company, a South Asian criminal organization led by Dawood Ibrahim.
An investigation revealed that the accused -- Ashok Chaudhary and NRI Sayeed Zaidi, allegedly the kingpin, -- made calls to three African nations, Congo, Sierralone and Somalia, on premium rate numbers without an ISD facility by tampering the computers of a BSNL exchange.
Summary: Alleged drug kingpin Christopher "Dudus" Coke was extradited to the US on Thursday to face narcotics trafficking charges.
Developed by Xatrix Entertainment, Kingpin is set in a fictional retro- tech urban world, where players are invited into a game of deep dark adventure of organized crime and revolutionary game technology.
El Azul), pursuant to the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act).
Summary: Alleged drug kingpin Christopher "Dudus" Coke was arrested by police on the outskirts of Kingston on Tuesday.