The Latest Headlines That Deserve More Attention with a Focus on Criminal Justice, Human Rights, and Corruption Issues

6-11-2019       Half-brother of North Korea's Kim was a CIA informant: Report

6-10-2019       Company part-owned by Jared Kushner got $90m from unknown offshore investors since 2017

6-8-2019         Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy'

6-7-2019         Latvian banker accused of aiding North Korea hires ex-Trump official as lobbyist

6-6-2019         Leaders of white supremacist prison gang charged in killings

6-6-2019         Guatemalan megachurch pastor known as ‘Cash’ Luna is suing Univision

6-6-2019         Researchers uncover new MuddyWater targeting of government, telecom entities

6-5-2019         Thousands of Colombian FARC rebels return to arms despite peace accord - military intelligence report

6-5-2019         Morelos, Mexico’s Latest Hotspot for Fragmented Criminal Showdowns

6-5-2019         Hershey, Nestle and Mars broke their pledges to end child labor in chocolate production 

6-3-2019         Mexico’s Hydra-headed Crime War

6-2-2019         The Most Powerful Arab Ruler Isn’t M.B.S. It’s M.B.Z.

5-30-2019       Ex-Sears workers could lose severance.      

5-30-2019       Understanding the Decision to Revive the Sudanese Genocide Lawsuit Against BNP Paribas 

5-28-2019       How the Navy Blew $30 Billion on 10 ‘Cheap’ Ships

5-26-2019       British Tory party donor charged for funding terrorism

5-25-2019       China Released a Uyghur Mother To Silence Her U.S. Son—Then Sent Her Back to Detention The Next Day

5-25-2019       Honduras: Former officials accused of laundering drug money

5-25-2019       Customs officer held in gold smuggling case

5-24-2019       Trump bypasses Congress to push through arms sales to Saudis, UAE

5-23-2019       McKinsey No Longer Consulting for Purdue, Ends Opioid Work

5-23-2019       Man sentenced for defrauding 100 businesses in debt restructuring scheme

5-23-2019       Albania government denies links to organised crime

5-23-2019       Serial fraudster from Va. Beach pleads guilty in Jamaican lottery scam

5-22-2019       Arizona prisons ban book that's critical of justice system

5-22-2019       Gabon leader sacks vice president, forestry minister

5-21-2019       Leniency sought for lieutenant who turned on ‘El Chapo’

5-19-2019       11 people reported killed in gun attack at Brazil bar

5-19-2019       France threatens journalists with jail time for exposing use of French arms in Yemen

5-18-2019       Iraqi parliament likely to pass bill evicting US troops from Iraq

5-17-2019       How the FBI Cracked the GozNym Malware Case

5-17-2019       How to Lobby Washington to Death

5-17-2019       CONFIRMED: Chemical Weapons Assessment Contradicting Official Syria Narrative Is Authentic

5-17-2019       Graft, or statescraft?

5-16-2019       Taxpayers Helped Fund HIV Prevention Medication, But Manufacturer – and Trump Administration – Are Holding It Hostage

5-16-2019       Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei 'backdoor': Volkskrant

5-16-2019       Judge confirms Trump associate gave feds Osama bin Laden’s number

5-15-2019       Testimony Brings Honduras President Closer to Brother’s Drug Trade Ties

5-14-2019       From Boeing to E-Ring: Shanahan is Industry’s Man in the Pentagon

5-14-2019       Young Russian Journalist Dies After Falling From Window

5-12-2019       US Police Capture 117 Million In Facial Recognition Systems

5-11-2019       Teva and Other Generic Drugmakers Inflated Prices Up to 1,000%, State Prosecutors Say

5-10-2019        U.S. charges Ex-Fugees rapper, Malaysian businessman Low over funding in 2012 election

5-9-2019         Timber Laundering in Peru: The Mafia in the Middle

5-8-2019         Bartender charged for serving intoxicated gunman before mass shooting

5-8-2019         Failed Venezuela Uprising Benefits Armed and Criminal Groups

5-8-2019         Denver first in U.S. to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms

5-6-2019         How Chinese Spies Got the N.S.A.’s Hacking Tools, and Used Them for Attacks

5-5-2019          Ten Years After a Landmark Study Blew the Whistle on Junk Science, the Fight Over Forensics Rages On

5-4-2019         Dubai sniffer dogs help seize over 5.7m Captagon pills

5-3-2019         Pakistan Has Created ‘Terrorist Groups To Be A Tool Against India’, Says Former CIA Director

5-1-2019         How Taxpayers Covered a $1,000 Liquor Bill for Trump Staffers (and More) at Trump’s Club

5-1-2019         Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley lands spot on Boeing's board

5-1-2019         China's Mass Surveillance Phone App

4-29-2019       Data show the first supervised injection site in the U.S., although illegal, prevented overdose deaths

4-29-2019       Former U.S. Diplomats Lobby to Stop South Sudan War Crimes Court

4-28-2019       An Inside Look at How Police Control the Political Process

4-26-2019       Blackwater Founder Erik Prince’s New Company Is Operating In Iraq 

4-25-2019       Woman accused of providing sex services to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft arrested

4-25-2019       IS conflict: Coalition strikes on Raqqa 'killed 1,600 civilians'

4-25-2019       Mega-Gang Turns Venezuela’s Largest Landfill into Criminal Fortress

4-24-2019       Cop charged with lying about drug deals, putting innocent people behind bars

4-24-2019       Police seize 'super obedient' lookout parrot trained by Brazilian drug dealers

4-23-2019       Navy SEALs Were Warned Against Reporting Their Chief for War Crimes

4-22-2019       Cop falsely arrested man, then lied on paperwork, but DA hasn’t done anything about it

4-21-2019       Calls to reject 'Nordic model' of sex trade laws after increased violence

4-20-2019       Claims of Shoddy Production Draw Scrutiny to a Second Boeing Jet

4-17-2019       Trump's Yemen veto sets stage for potential Supreme Court confrontation

4-17-2019       CIA Docs Shows UK, France and West Germany Wanted to Bring “Operation Condor” To Europe

4-17-2019       Alan García: Peru's former president kills himself ahead of arrest

4-16-2019       Prosecutors Say There’s No Evidence of Sex Trafficking In Robert Kraft Case

4-16-2019       Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Approved Despite German Arms Embargo

4-16-2019       Food Stamp Investigator Gets 39 Months for Extortion Plea

4-15-2019       Former Malaysian leader's corruption trial enters second day

4-15-2019       Serbian President’s Brother Met With Infamous Criminal

4-10-2019       Trump Organization profited from tainted money used to buy an apartment at Trump’s flagship hotel in New York City

4-8-2019         Did Russia meddle in Magadascar's election?

4-6-2019         Asylum for Sale Refugees Say Some U.N. Workers Demand Bribes for Resettlement

4-4-2019         You elected them to write new laws. They’re letting corporations do it instead.

4-4-2019         Manhattan D.A. Spent $250K in Asset Forfeiture Funds on Fine Dining and Luxurious Travel

4-4-2019         He bought the fencing coach's house. Then his son got into Harvard

4-3-2019         Panama Papers helps recover more than $1.2 billion around the world

4-3-2019         Senate Democrats ask FBI to review Mar-a-Lago security risks after alleged trespassing

4-2-2019         Woman attacked by man in viral video charged by Dallas police for damaging suspect's vehicle

4-2-2019         Pentagon holds out hope of salvaging military sales to Turkey

4-1-2019         Insys Therapeutics Pushed Opioid With Bribes And Lies, Prosecutors Say

3-31-2019       I was an Army grunt at the pointy end of the American spear. But no longer

3-30-2019       D.E.A. Secretly Collected Bulk Records of Money-Counter Purchases

3-30-2019       Tehran prepares for post-war Syria

3-29-2019       Oregon Bill Offers Amnesty to Sex Workers Who Report Violent Crimes

3-27-2019       How Yahya Jammeh Stole a Country

3-27-2019       China stopped harvesting organs from executed prisoners in 2015. Prove it at London inquiry, say unconvinced UK lawmakers

3-26-2019       Florida Woman Faced 10 Years For ‘Meth’ That Was ‘Just a Rock’

3-25-2019       Why Did Omidyar Shut Down The Intercept’s Snowden Archive?

3-25-2019       Militia head refutes his group responsible for Mali massacre

3-22-2019       At $400,000 a year, Joe Negron finds 'public service' pays off

3-22-2019       York judge: Drug task force was 'overzealous' in seizing property

3-21-2019       How Venezuela’s Stolen Gold Ended Up in Turkey, Uganda and Beyond

3-20-2019       U.S. Mercenaries Arrested in Haiti Were Part of a Half-Baked Scheme to Move $80 Million For Embattled President

3-19-2019       Almost 7% of EU imports are counterfeit and pirate goods

3-17-2019       More than £100bn of UK property is secretly owned

3-15-2019       US to deny visas for ICC members investigating alleged war crimes

3-14-2019       Lawsuit By Sandy Hook Victims Against Gun Manufacturer Allowed To Move Forward

3-14-2019       11th Circuit Takes Up Colombian Extradition Fight

3-13-2019       Senate rebuffs Trump with vote cutting off U.S. support in Yemen

3-13-2019       China prevents U.N. blacklisting of leader behind Kashmir attack

3-11-2019       White House Proposes Loan Fund to Help Allies Buy US Arms

3-11-2019        Federal task force seizes $1M in counterfeit goods, prescription drugs in Mich.

3-9-2019         A growing number of towns rely on speeding ticket fines; Here's how officials are trying to change that

3-9-2019         Gold smuggling racket kingpin still at large: Customs

3-8-2019         US Taxpayers On the Hook for Nearly $1 Billion in Saudi Arabia’s Recent Missile Defense Purchase

3-7-2019         State Dept. cancels award for journalist who criticized Trump: report

3-7-2019         Trump revokes Obama rule on reporting drone strike deaths

3-7-2019         Bronze Smuggling Leaves Venezuela’s Cemeteries Without Headstones

3-6-2019         Trump Mar-a-Lago Buddy Wrote Policy Pitch. The President Sent It to VA Chief.

3-6-2019         Is the DEA trying to undermine Colombia’s war crimes tribunal?

3-6-2019         Ex-police commissioner turned lawmaker wants all Maine police to wear body cams by 2021

3-6-2019         Spanish agency accused of corruption in Saudi arms sales

3-5-2019         JPMorgan backs away from private prison finance

3-5-2019         Mexican government apologizes for deaths after police handed youths over to ruthless drug gang

3-5-2019         Iran: Release eight wildlife conservationists following unfair trial on trumped-up spying charges

3-4-2019         The Troika Laundrromat

3-4-2019         'We are fighting': Brazil's indigenous groups unite to protect their land

3-3-2019         Venezuelan Kalashnikov Factory to be Operational By the End of the Year

3-3-2019         Sudanese protests continue despite president’s ban

3-1-2019         Drs. Evan Wood and Keith Ahamad: Regulating heroin would improve public health and safety

3-1-2019         Shell May Face Charges in Netherlands Tied to Nigerian Oil Deal

3-1-2019         Massive Database Leak Gives Us a Window into China’s Digital Surveillance State

3-1-2019         Colombia peace tribunal lawyer accused of taking bribe

2-28-2019       Albania ex-minister denies drug traffic, crime charges

2-28-2019       Scottish government wins Donald Trump wind power legal costs

2-28-2019       Canada's Justin Trudeau refuses to resign over claims of interference in bribery trial

2-28-2019       Lithuania: Suspected Yanukovych Bribe Moved through Swedbank

2-27-2019       What it’s like to go to school when dozens have been killed nearby

2-27-2019       Thousands of migrant children allegedly sexually abused in US custody

2-27-2019       Judge orders Texas to stop removing voters from rolls, slams 'mess' state created

2-27-2019       To make a prison-to-work pipeline, start the occupational licensing process in prison

2-26-2019       Large Payments to Bolton Might Explain His UANI Tweet

2-25-2019       Pentagon Investigating Whether Amazon Employee Tilted JEDI Contract

2-25-2019       US-China battle over Huawei comes to head at tech show

2-25-2019       Mining Billionaire Ends Bitter Guinea Dispute After Months of Secret Negotiations

2-22-2019       U.S. farmers receive $7.7 billion in trade aid to date: USDA

2-22-2019       Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Salman Defends China's Use of Concentration Camps for Muslims During Visit to Beijing

2-21-2019       Sackler Embraced Plan to Conceal OxyContin’s Strength From Doctors, Sealed Testimony Shows

2-21-2019       Germany: Weapons firm ex-workers convicted over Mexico sales

2-21-2019       Malaysia railway deal shows why Belt and Road projects are hard to kill

2-20-2019       Innocence Project Sues for Access to Bite Mark Archive that Could Expose Wrongful Convictions

2-20-2019       Finding Kazakhstan’s Troll Farms

2-19-2019       Why were former members of the U.S. military driving around Haiti heavily armed?

2-19-2019       Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

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2-19-2019       Emails reveal coordination between Chao, McConnell offices

2-18-2019       Australian political parties hit by 'state actor' hack, PM says

2-17-2019       How One of America’s Premier Data Monarchs is Funding a Global Information War and Shaping the Media Landscape

2-17-2019       Pakistan questions India's 'security lapses' after Kashmir attack

2-16-2019       Cops lied, people died. Here’s how HPD can restore Houston’s trust

2-15-2019       FBI is dismantling its war crimes unit

2-15-2019       South African's ex-ambassador to Iran arrested in MTN investigation

2-14-2019       Insys executives used rap video to push sales of potentially lethal opioid

2-14-2019       Russia: Anti-Corruption Activist Beaten to Death

2-13-2019       A path to justice in the ISIS murders of two journalists

2-12-2019       Top US military chief warns of Chinese activity at Patagonia space station

2-11-2019       Guatemala Must Not Grant Amnesty To War Criminals

2-11-2019       Sen. Wiener to introduce California bill protecting victimized sex workers

2-8-2019         Ex-Detroit homicide cop found with locker of evidence

2-8-2019         A Tennessee clinic swindled the military out of $65M. This is how it got caught

2-6-2019         U.S. Prosecutors Block Opioid 'Safe Injection Site' In Philadelphia

2-6-2019         Bay Area psychiatrist indicted in disability fraud scheme

2-6-2019         China hacked Norway's Visma cloud software provider

2-6-2019         Son Of Ex-Kyrgyz Envoy Jailed For Three Years For U.S. Weapons Smuggling

2-6-2019         Who is Florida’s first director of cannabis?

2-5-2019         Corrupt Guatemalans’ GOP Lifeline

2-5-2019         The US shipped weapons and secrets to the Saudis and Emiratis. Now, some are in the hands of fighters linked to al Qaeda and Iran.

2-5-2019         Dirty money driving up rent in big European cities, MEPs told

2-3-2019         US fake university: India anger after students arrested

2-2-2019         Trump Sought a Loan During the 2016 Campaign. Deutsche Bank Said No.

2-1-2019         Erik Prince-linked security company announces investment in Xinjiang

1-29-2019       The Making of Juan Guaidó: How the US Regime Change Laboratory Created Venezuela’s Coup Leader

1-28-2019       $1.5 trillion U.S. tax cut has no major impact on business capex plans: survey

1-28-2019       TAKEN: How police departments make millions by seizing property

1-26-2019       Undercover agents target cybersecurity watchdog

1-25-2019       Why I Sued My Commander-in-Chief, President Obama

1-24-2019       Officials rejected Jared Kushner for top secret security clearance, but were overruled

1-24-2019       US and Russia Spar Over Accused Crypto-Launderer

1-22-2019       Italy Wants to Sanction France for Creating Migrant Crisis by Colonizing Africa

1-22-2019       Mexico's murder rate broke new record in 2018 as drug war drags on

1-22-2019       Journalist Jovo Martinovic’s Conviction on Drug Trafficking Charges a Worrying Sign for Press Freedom in Montenegro

1-20-2019       Rheinmetall plans to sue Germany over Saudi arms embargo: Spiegel

1-19-2019       Despite shutdown, DOJ moves forward with land-grab cases for border fence

1-19-2019       UN experts: Fuel from Iran is financing Yemen rebels’ war

1-19-2019       Cuba, Colombia face standoff over extradition request for ELN rebels

1-18-2019       From jail, crime bosses blow up bridges and set petrol stations on fire

1-18-2019       Former Chávez Bodyguard Moves out of the Shadows and into the Good Life

1-18-2019       Hacking Through Venezuela’s Thick Foreign Exchange Jungle

1-16-2019       Famed Naples pizzeria latest target of bombs linked to mob

1-16-2019       4 Elwyn Supervisors Face Charges in $920K Kick-Back Scheme

1-16-2019       Bombs and Bullets: Fear and Loathing in North Kosovo

1-16-2019       An American CEO who survived 9/11 died in the terror attack on a Kenya hotel

1-15-2019       Crimes without punishment in Argentina

1-15-2019       Western mercenaries ready for Syria, Russians already there

1-15-2019       U.S. charges hackers, traders with stealing SEC filings

1-14-2019       Shuttered IRS Is Sending Automated Warnings of Asset Seizures, With Nobody to Call to Stop Them

1-14-2019       Joe Lieberman Called Chinese Telecom Giant ZTE a National Security Threat. Now He’s a Lobbyist for It.

1-14-2019       Department Of Justice Reverses Wire Act Opinion That Said Law Is Limited To Sports Betting

1-13-2019       Ortega Top Supreme Court Judge Resigns, Denounces Dictatorship in Nicaragua and Takes Refuge In Costa Rica

1-12-2019       Military Intelligence Agencies Torture Dissidents’ Relatives

1-12-2019       Report: Philly narcotics cops faked paperwork to hide informants. Hundreds of cases may be challenged.

1-11-2019       Those Porky Pentagon Earmarks Never Really Went Away

1-7-2019         Chicago Seized And Sold Nearly 50,000 Cars Over Tickets Since 2011, Sticking Owners With Debt

1-7-2019         Guatemala is expelling entire anti-corruption team investigating its president

1-4-2019         Grandson of Fidel Castro shares his life of luxury aboard yachts and more on Instagram

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1-4-2019         Judge denies bail to brother of Honduran president arrested on drug charges

1-3-2019         The FBI is Trying Amazon’s Facial-Recognition Software

1-3-2019         Trump Instructs Pentagon to Curb Watchdogs' Access to Secret Military Reports

1-3-2018         Contractor With Checkered Past in Crosshairs as Democrats Take Control of House

1-3-2019         Hackers spread ISIS propaganda by hijacking dormant Twitter accounts

1-2-2019         Two Reasons to be Cheerful About Lobbyists

1-2-2019         Joe Lieberman formally registers as lobbyist for Chinese telecom giant ZTE

1-1-2019         UN: 85 FARC members killed in Colombia since peace deal

1-1-2019         DRC electoral fraud fears rise as internet shutdown continues





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