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13-ton shipment of human hair, likely from Chinese prisoners, seized

A 13-ton shipment of beauty products such as weaves suspected to have been made out of human hair was seized on Wednesday by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of New York/Newark. According to the CPB, the shipment originated in Xinjiang, China, signaling potential human rights abuses of forced labor and imprisonment.…MORE

Florida marks coronavirus case record as July Fourth weekend approaches

Florida will enter July Fourth weekend after marking yet another record for new coronavirus cases, a staggering 10,109 new infections that bring the state’s case total to 169,106. The Sunshine State joined Arizona, California, North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas in reporting a record number of new cases Wednesday, with the nation setting another record for…MORE

A Florida sheriff said he will deputize lawful gun owners if protests turn violent

A Florida sheriff said he will deputize lawful gun owners if protests turn violent

A Florida sheriff issued a strongly-worded warning to anyone who may be considering violently protesting in his county, saying he would “deputize” the county’s lawful gun owners for help. “If you threaten to come to Clay County and think for one second that we’ll bend our backs for you, you’re sadly mistaken,” Clay County Sheriff…MORE

Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime associate, has been charged with enticement of minors

Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime associate, has been charged with enticement of minors

Ghislaine Maxwell, the onetime girlfriend and alleged accomplice of accused sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested Thursday morning and charged by New York federal prosecutors with six counts in connection with an ongoing federal investigation into Epstein’s accomplices, according to court documents and a person familiar with the matter. Maxwell is charged with enticement and conspiracy…MORE

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