Colombian Gulf Cartel Beseiges Choco State Over Leader Arrest

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The Gulf Clan besieged the Choco province of Colombia, declaring an armed strike over the arrest of its leader, Dairo Antonio Úsuga. Residents of Choco and other cities and villages across northern Colombia reported that paramilitary militiamen had done acts …

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Former eBay Senior Official Pleads Guilty to Charges of Cyberstalking

James Baugh, eBay’s former Senior Director of Safety and Security pled guilty on Monday to his role in a cyberstalking campaign that targeted the editor and publisher of a newsletter that eBay executives considered to be critical of the firm. …

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585 War Crime Suspects Identified By Ukraine

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The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine has identified 585 war crime suspects in the case of Russian aggression toward Ukraine. The office identified the suspects as representatives of the military and political leadership of Russia including  ministers, deputies, military command …

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Texas Prosecutor Drops Murder Charge Against Woman for ‘Self-Induced Abortion’

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A district attorney in Texas announced on April 10  that he will drop the murder charge against a woman who was arrested for allegedly causing “the death of an individual by self-induced abortion.” Starr County District Attorney Gocha Allen Ramirez …

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Russian Oligarch Konstantin Malofeyev Charged with Violating US Sanctions

Fourth EstateKonstantin Malofeev, Russian Oligarch

Russian Oligarch Konstantin Malofeyev was charged by the US Department of Justice with conspiracy to violate United States sanctions and violations of United States sanctions in connection with his hiring of an American citizen on Wednesday. The indictment came after …

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Istanbul Court Transfers Saudi Journalist Murder Case to Riyadh

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A Turkish court on Thursday announced the suspension of the trial in absentia of 26 Saudis accused of the horrific killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 and transferred the case to the Saudi judicial authorities for further procedures. “No …

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Thai Police Mulls Criminal Charges Against Thai Airline’s April Fool’s Tweet

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Criminal charges could be filed against staff of the budget airline Thai Vietjet for an April Fool’s tweet. The investigation comes after an activist lawyer filed a complaint with police alleging it had insulted Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn. The Thai …

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Indonesian Teacher Sentenced to Death for Raping and Impregnating Students

Fourth EstateHerry Wirawan, 36, had been sentenced to death by a indonesian court for raping and impregnating students

An Indonesian court sentenced an Indonesian teacher to death on Monday for raping 13 students at an Islamic boarding school and impregnating at least eight of the victims upholding an appeal by prosecutors for the death penalty after the court …

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Haitian Opposition Member Shot During Protests

Unidentified armed individuals shot former deputy of Tabarre Arnel Bélizaire during a protest for the resignation of Haitian Prime Minister Dr. Ariel Henry. Reports said that the gunmen shot Bélizaire at least four times. Bélizaire was brought to the hospital …

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