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Twenty one accused drug offenders killed in a single day in the Philippines
August 15th, 2017

MANILA, Philippines, (Associated Press) – Simultaneous anti-drug operations in a northern province have left 21 alleged drug offenders dead, police said Tuesday. They called it the highest death toll in a single day since President Rodrigo Duterte launched his ‘war on drugs’ in July last year. Senior Superintendent Romeo M. Caramat Jr. said operations in various parts…

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto deletes Instagram photo with singer and alleged cartel front man Julion Alvarez
August 11th, 2017

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and his staff seem to be attempting to erase all evidence of connections with Julión Álvarez, a well-known Banda musician who was recently accused of being a frontman for a drug cartel. Peña Nieto recently traveled the state of Chiapas and posted a photo on Instagram with singer Julión Álvarez,…

Male prostitute suffers fatal meth overdose at Hollywood home of high-profile Democrat donor Ed Buck
August 10th, 2017

A 26-year-old male prostitute was discovered dead at the residence of Ed Buck, a well-known Democratic party donor in late July after a drug overdose. The incident took place on July 27th just before 7:30 pm at Ed Buck’s West Hollywood residence. Buck is a high-profile political activist and wealthy donor to the California and…

FBI raid home of former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort
August 9th, 2017

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — FBI agents have searched one of the homes of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Manafort’s spokesman said Wednesday. Spokesman Jason Maloni said in a statement that FBI agents had obtained a warrant and searched one of Manafort’s homes, but he would not say when the search occurred. The…

Report reveals underground drug user safe haven injection site operated quietly in the U.S.
August 8th, 2017

A shocking new study reveals that for the past three years, a supervised drug user safe haven, where people can inject themselves with heroin and other drugs, has been quietly operating in the United States. The report published Tuesday in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine cites two researchers, who stated they evaluated users at…

‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ joins bail reform lawsuit against Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to court
August 2nd, 2017

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is about to go head-to-head with Duane Chapman also known as  “Dog the Bounty Hunter” in court over the murder of a resident from south Jersey resident — who was reportedly killed by a man that was free on bond due to the state’s current bail system. Duane Chapman, who…

Federal lawmakers want to deregulate gun silencers
August 1st, 2017

A handful of federal bills that are being proposed would make gun silencers more easily available, and the bills might also overrule Illinois’ prohibition on the firearms accessory. Gun suppressors have been heavily controlled since the Great Depression. Gun silencers reduce the sound of a gunshot to levels that aren’t as damaging to the hearing…

U.S. State Department warns tourists travelling to Mexico of tainted booze
July 27th, 2017

MILWAUKEE (Associated Press) — The U.S. State Department is warning tourists going to Mexico about reports of tainted or substandard alcohol causing drinkers to become sick or pass out. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently reported about travelers becoming sick after drinking alcohol at Mexican resorts. In January, a 20-year-old Wisconsin woman vacationing in Mexico with her…

FBI: U.S. Army soldier arrested for pledging loyalty to ISIS, “wanted to kill a bunch of people”
July 11th, 2017

In the act of ultimate betrayal, a U.S. Army soldier was arrested by federal law enforcement agents for pledging loyalty to the Islamic State. FBI spokesman Arnold Laanui on Monday announced the arrest of 34-year-old active U.S. Army soldier Ikaika Kang in Hawaii. US officials confirmed the charges for Kang for purported connections he had…

U.S., Mexico vow to increase efforts to fight drug cartels
July 9th, 2017

The U.S. and Mexico are attempting to establish closer ties to combat firearms trafficking and organized crime, Mexico’s interior minister announced on Friday, as he and U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly pledged to increase efforts to fight drug cartels. “We’re looking at new forms of cooperation on issues like arms trafficking … and combating…