Wildlife trafficking

Nxivm's Keith Raniere used this common marketing technique to attract his victims

3 hours ago   |   CNBC

Nxivm's Keith Raniere has been sentenced to 120 years for sex trafficking. Prosecutors say he used classic multilevel marketing to recruit his victims.
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Indigenous lands: A haven for wildlife

12 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Indigenous peoples' lands may harbor a significant proportion of threatened and endangered species globally, according to new research.
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Twitter rejected pleas to remove child porn from platform because it didn't ‘violate policies,' lawsuit claims

Twitter rejected pleas to remove child porn from platform because it didn't ‘violate policies,' lawsuit claims

13 hours ago   |   RT

A new lawsuit has accused Twitter of turning a blind eye to child pornography on its platform, claiming that it snubbed repeat requests from an underage sex trafficking victim...
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Trump gives permit to ranchers whose case led to occupation

13 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in the final days of the Trump administration issued a grazing permit to Oregon ranchers whose imprisonment sparked the 2016 armed takeover...
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‘Cocaine bananas' shipped to grocery stores in botched operation

‘Cocaine bananas' shipped to grocery stores in botched operation

17 hours ago   |   New York Post

A botched drug-trafficking operation resulted in banana shipments stashed with cocaine being accidentally sent to Canadian grocery stores, authorities said. Police in Kelowna...
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Biden plans temporary halt of oil activity in Arctic refuge

Biden plans temporary halt of oil activity in Arctic refuge

18 hours ago   |   New York Post

JUNEAU, Alaska - President Joe Biden's administration announced plans Wednesday for a temporary moratorium on oil and gas leasing in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge...
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Biden is already unraveling Trump's oil legacy. These are the 4 most important changes he made on day one - and what to watch for next

Biden is already unraveling Trump's oil legacy. These are the 4 most important changes he made on day one - and what to watch for next

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden wasted no time in unraveling Donald Trump's oil legacy after taking office Wednesday, kicking off the most ambitious climate agenda...
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Florida man known as ‘Monkey Whisperer' accused of trafficking primates

20 hours ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

A Florida man who goes by the nickname “the Monkey Whisperer” has been charged with illegally transporting and selling primates, including one of the most endangered species in...
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“He's a Lot of Fun to Be With”: Inside Jeffrey Epstein and Donald Trump's Epic Bromance

21 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

Beginning in the late '80s, the infamous sex trafficker and the future president (and their mutual friend Ghislaine Maxwell) palled around for almost two decades. In an excerpt...
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Feds bust ‘Monkey Whisperer' for allegedly selling endangered primates

Feds bust ‘Monkey Whisperer' for allegedly selling endangered primates

21 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

A Florida man who calls himself the "Monkey Whisperer" has been charged with conspiracy and trafficking for allegedly shipping primates to clients all over the country, federal...
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McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. Read more ...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257 official weigh-ins

Watch live as the fighters take to the scale on "UFC Fight Island" as Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker take the scale ahead of their huge... Read more ...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the United States

It's been one year since COVID-19 was first detected in the United States. Here's a list of several key dates and events relating to the pandemic since then. Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

National Guardsmen allowed back into Capitol after being ‘banished' to garage

National Guardsmen allowed back into Capitol after being ‘banished' to garage

The National Guard troops who were “banished” to a cramped parking garage amid outrage after protecting Washington, DC, in the aftermath of the deadly riots have been allowed... Read more ...

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald has announced his retirement, the team said Friday morning. Read more ...

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health announced Friday details of the plan to vaccinate thousands of eligible staff and educators under... Read more ...

Biden prepares executive orders aimed at combating hunger, protecting workers

Biden prepares executive orders aimed at combating hunger, protecting workers

President Joe Biden will sign two executive orders on Friday aimed at fighting hunger, protecting American workers and providing economic relief to families whose jobs and... Read more ...

State leaders worried about maintaining adequate COVID-19 vaccine supply

State leaders worried about maintaining adequate COVID-19 vaccine supply

LOS ANGELES - Even after President Joe Biden's announcement of his national COVID-19 strategy , vaccination anxiety is still prevalent all over the country, including hard-hit... Read more ...