Saturday, November 18, 2017 Headlines & Global News

Crime & Justice

Ban Introduced On Smoking Marijuana In Public Areas

Group Behind UK’s Largest Cannabis Operation Sentenced To 90 Years In Prison

Jul 28, 2017 11:41 AM EDT

The gang or the group behind the illicit operation of cannabis in the UK was sentenced to 90 years in prison after it was found out that this has been the largest cannabis operation in Norfolk.

Smoke billows from the city center after an air attack by Philippine government troops on May 30, 2017 in Marawi city, southern Philippines.

ISIS Makes Philippines As New Beachhead After Having Been Driven Out From Iraq & Syria

Jul 27, 2017 07:40 AM EDT

ISIS is believed to have made the Philippines most specifically Marawi City as its new foothold as the group has been driven out from Iraq and Syria lately.

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Bella & Gigi’s Dad Mohamed Hadid To Undergo 3 Years’ Probation For Building Illegal Bel-Air Mansion

Jul 24, 2017 04:47 AM EDT

The father of Gigi and Bella Hadid, Mohamed Hadid was just ordered to undergo three years probation after it was found out that his building violated the city's safety rules and permits.

O.J. Simpson attends his parole hearing at Lovelock Correctional Center July 20, 2017 in Lovelock, Nevada. Simpson is serving a nine to 33 year prison term for a 2007 armed robbery and kidnapping.

Parole Board Votes Decide OJ Simpson’s Future; Former Football Star To Be Released This October

Jul 23, 2017 09:46 PM EDT

OJ Simpson was just granted a parole after the four members of the parole board voted to acquit the Hall of Famer from armed robbery and kidnapping.

New Hampshire Prepares For Country's First Primary In 2016 Election

New Hampshire Removes Stringent Penalties For Marijuana Possession

Jul 21, 2017 08:50 AM EDT

New Hampshire just decriminalized the possession of marijuana as the new law will be removing all stringent penalties for the possession of the said substance.

A cannabis plant grows in the Amsterdam Cannabis College, a non profit charitable organisation that gives information on cannabis and hemp use on February 7, 2007 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Authorities Investigating Into How $1 Million Worth Of Marijuana Was Found In Ohio Dealership Cars

Jul 18, 2017 07:56 PM EDT

The authorities are now investigating and looking into the supply line of the $1 million worth of marijuana which was just discovered in Ohio dealership cars.

Cookie Monster doll stuffed with cocaine found during Florida traffic stop

Key West Man Arrested For Hiding Cocaine Inside A Cookie Monster Doll

Jul 16, 2017 07:27 PM EDT

A Key West man was just arrested and charged with cocaine possession and drug trafficking after he allegedly hid the said substance inside the cookie monster doll.

Impeachment Trial For Dilma Rousseff Continues In Brasilia

Brazil’s Ex-President Sentenced To Almost 10 Years For Corruption & Money-Laundering Charges

Jul 13, 2017 05:26 PM EDT

The former president of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been sentenced to nearly ten years after it was established that he was involved in corruption and money-laundering acts.

Branden Terrel walks down the hallway near his cell on June 8, 2017 in San Quentin, California. Branden Terrel was sentenced to 11 years in state prison for the 2012 stabbing death of one of his friends.

28 Dead In Las Cruces Prison Riot In Acapulco City

Jul 10, 2017 06:37 AM EDT

A fight broke down between the rival groups of the Las Cruces prison which resulted in the death of 28 people.

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SeaWorld Faces Major Setback Following Investigation Over 'Blackfish' Documentary; Shareholders Express Fear Over Financial Woes

Jun 27, 2017 01:35 PM EDT

SeaWorld is facing a major setback following a federal investigation over crucial issues including the "Blackfish" documentary which was released last 2013.

Jury Selection Begins In Martin Shkreli Securities Fraud Trial

Jurors In Martin Shkreli’s Fraud Trial Dismissed For Name Calling; Prosecutors Claim Shkreli’s Stories As Ploy

Jun 27, 2017 01:12 PM EDT

The selected jurors in the fraud trial of Martin Shkreli were dismissed because of name calling while the prosecutors claimed that Martin's stories are mere ploy.

Iraqi Forces Battle Remaining IS Militants In Mosul

Mosul Celebrates First Eid Holiday In Years Without Isis Being In Control; Some Residents Still Not Pleased For A Reason

Jun 26, 2017 11:44 AM EDT

The residents of Mosul, Iraq just celebrated their first Eid holiday in years without the Islamic State in control but some residents were still not happy about their new-found freedom.

Neo-Nazis Using YouTube for Propaganda

YouTube Takes New Approach In Removing Videos That Promote Offensive Viewpoints

Jun 19, 2017 10:04 AM EDT

YouTube is said to be taking a new method and approach when it comes to removing videos which show offensive viewpoints or which could incite threat and terrorism.

Thailand Struggles With Legal Herbal Supplement Which Mirrors Opiate Narcotic Effects

Thai Communities Struggling With Rising Drug Use Amid Crackdowns And Educational Efforts

Jun 13, 2017 02:42 PM EDT

Thailand communities have been struggling ith te increasing rate of drug use despite the efforts of the government to stop this and the educational efforts.

Legal Sale Of Recreational Marijuana Begins In Colorado

War On Drugs Intensifies, Creates More Nervousness, Concerns Among Cannabis Investors

Jun 13, 2017 02:39 PM EDT

The war on drugs has intensified in the United States and because of this, the cannabis investors started to worry as this will affect the cannabis industry.

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