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DEA, National Crime Agency and Portuguese police seize 5 tons of cocaine worth $232 million

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Greater than 5 tons of cocaine with an approximated street value of $232 million was confiscated from a 79-foot luxury yacht on Sunday in the Atlantic Ocean by authorities from Portugal...

FOREST Act bill would hold global suppliers accountable for illegal deforestation

by Maxwell Radwin - MongaBay - Creative CommonsA new bill in the U.S. congress would create legislation to prohibit agricultural commodities like palm oil, cattle, soybeans, rubber, pulp and cocoa from import if they...

Water as Weapon of War: Activists Say Israel is Drying Out the West Bank to Drive Out Palestinians

by Jessica Buxbaum - MintPressNews - Creative Commons (MintPressNews) - MASAFER YATTA, OCCUPIED WEST BANK — Last weekend, around 600 Israeli, Palestinian and international activists marched across Masafer Yatta in the Occupied West Bank to deliver...

French Catholic Church sexually abused as many as an estimated 330,000 children

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Clergy members of the French Catholic Church have sexually abused greater than 200,000 to as much as an estimated 330,000 children spanning throughout the last 70 years, the results of a...

Drunk man who was reported missing spent hours with a search party looking for himself

(The AEGIS Alliance) - A construction worker in Turkey who was intoxicated on alcohol that was reported missing went along with a search party for hours trying to find himself last week on Tuesday.The family members...

French cop’s suicide note confesses he was infamous serial child killer, rapist

(The AEGIS Alliance) - An ex-French armed forces police officer left a suicide note in which he admitted he was the infamous serial killer responsible for a number of rapes and murders that date back...

Lithuanian man has over 2 pounds of nails, screws, nuts, and knives surgically removed from stomach

(The AEGIS Alliance) - A man in Lithuania had been swiftly transported to a hospital earlier this week after the man swallowed down over 2 pounds of metallic objects in a strange effort to...

Malawi court sentences Chinese wildlife trafficking kingpin to 14 years in jail

by Charles Mpaka - MongaBay - Creative CommonsA court in Malawi has sentenced a Chinese national to 14 years in jail for masterminding an illegal wildlife trafficking cartel that operated across Southern Africa. Yunhua...
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