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Drug-laden plane crashes in Honduras


July 4th, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 4 (IANS) A small plane carrying 600 kg of cocaine crashed in Honduras Tuesday, police said.The pilot was killed and his copilot was injured when the aircraft crashed ... Read more...

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Navy discharging 28 sailors for drug usage


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just a month after the US Navy announced the dismissal of 64 sailors for drug use, another 28 sailors are set to be discharged for similar offences. ... Read more...

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Mumbai masterminds roam free because of Headley: Report


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) The masterminds of the Nov 2008 Mumbai terror attack are still free because the indictment of a serving Pakistani intelligence officer had a really damaging effect ... Read more...

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Panama President denies seeking US’ help for ‘wiretapping’ political opponents


December 27th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): Panama's President Ricardo Martinelli has denied that he had pressed the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to help install phone taps on his political opponents, which is alleged ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus Bong Video Hits Her With A Bang


December 11th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Poor Miley Cyrus has just turned 18, and the media seems to be creating a lot of hindrance in letting her leave in peace. Recently, she ... Read more...

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Police seize 460 kg of cocaine in Honduras


October 8th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Oct 8 (IANS/EFE) The Honduran Police have seized 460 kg of cocaine in the country's Caribbean region.The seizure took place Wednesday night in Brus Laguna district of Gracias a Dios province, ... Read more...

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Mexican drug cartel infiltrates Australia


September 15th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) One of the world's most powerful organised crime syndicates, the Sinaloa drug cartel of Mexico, has infiltrated Australia, importing up to half of the cocaine used on the ... Read more...

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One tonne of cannabis seized in Gambia


August 27th, 2010 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Banjul (Gambia), Aug 27 (IANS) Three Gambian nationals and three Senegalese were arrested after over one tonne of cannabis was found in their possession. Officers of the National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDEA) and ... Read more...

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Priest Who Gave His Blessing To Evo Morales Found With Cocaine


August 1st, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Valentin Mejillones happens to be an Aymara priest of Bolivia. He had given his blessing to the Bolivian President, Evo Morales, at a swearing ... Read more...

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Doctors Won’t Be Prosecuted Over MJ’s Death


July 29th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recently, the court has said that all the seven doctors involved in the healthcare of Michael Jackson will not be prosecuted over his demise. Officials ... Read more...

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MJ’s seven other doctors won’t face any charges


July 29th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): State investigators have decided that no charges will be filed against seven doctors who treated legendary singer Michael Jackson.According to spokeswoman Christine Gasparac, the doctors were a ... Read more...

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Headley disclosures are a fit case for RTI (Comment)


July 22nd, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya The rash of leaks from disclosures made by key Mumbai terror plotter David Coleman Headley gives a glimpse into the reasons why he managed to strike a deal with the ... Read more...

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Purported ‘Samsung heiress’ busted with 230kg dope in luggage indicted on drug charges


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Columbus (USA), June 22(ANI): A California woman arrested in Columbus, Ohio, after police found over 230 kilograms of marijuana in her luggage has been indicted on drug charges.The charges were brought against ... Read more...

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Samsung Electronics heiress busted with 230kg marijuana in luggage


June 17th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
California, June 17(ANI): A potential heir to the Samsung Electronics empire has been arrested in U.S. after police found over 230 kilograms of marijuana in her luggage.Lisette Lee was arrested by Federal ... Read more...

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$1BN Major Cocaine Bust Made in Gambia, UK Bound!


June 9th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Gambian authorities recently made a bust worth one billion dollars and arrested at least a dozen suspected drug traffickers, as well as collecting large quantities of cash and weapons in a huge ... Read more...

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US doesn’t want to expose Pakistan’s terror links: BJP


March 24th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Fearing that India would be denied access to David Headley, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said the US was pursuing the "help-the-ally-at-any-cost" policy and did ... Read more...

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Headley questioning: US ground rules to apply, say lawyer


March 24th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Chicago, March 24 (IANS) Predetermined ground rules will govern any questioning of Mumbai terror plotter David Coleman Headley by Indian investigators, his lawyer has said."The way an actual interrogation or ... Read more...

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Virtual stonewall around Headley’s former ‘connections’


March 21st, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Chicago, March 21 (IANS) Even as the Department of Justice (DoJ) continues to dismiss as "absurd" the freshly mounting claims in India that Mumbai terror plotter David Coleman Headley ... Read more...

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Colombian police bust drug ring


February 1st, 2010 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 1 (IANS/EFE) Eleven members of a drug trafficking network, including its head, were arrested by the Colombian police. The gang used to supply heroin to the US via Mexico. The ... Read more...

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Son of Michael Douglas pleads guilty to drug charges


January 29th, 2010 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (DPA) The son of actor Michael Douglas has pleaded guilty to drug charges and faces a minimum of 10 years in jail, celebrity website TMZ.com reported. Cameron Douglas, 31, ... Read more...

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Connecticut man pleads guilty after officials discover heroin and weapons in residence


January 16th, 2010 - 3:35 am ICT by BNO News
BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) – A Connecticut man pleaded guilty Friday in a federal court for the possession of a firearm by a previously convicted felon and one count of distribution of ... Read more...

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Honduran drug enforcement chief gunned down


December 9th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Dec 9 (EFE) The head of the Honduran drug enforcement agency was killed here by two gunmen, police said. Julian Aristides Gonzalez, a retired general, was attacked while driving through the ... Read more...

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‘MJ’s kids’ nanny supplied him with drugs’


October 18th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 18 (ANI): The nanny of Michael Jackson's kids used to supply the late singer with prescription drugs, according to reports.Grace Rwaramba, 42, has been named in the death probe ... Read more...

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1 dead, 4 injured in NE Washington Shoot


October 14th, 2009 - 4:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police are investigating a shooting, which took place in the Clay Terrace housing projects, an area notorious for violent crime and drug activity.It is said to be ... Read more...

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MJ’s death probe: Cops seek ‘kill’ clues


July 25th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Officials investigating the death of Michael Jackson were on the lookout for evidence that the star was murdered by his personal doctor when they searched the medic's ... Read more...

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Cops raid office of Michael Jackson’s doctor (Lead)


July 23rd, 2009 - 8:26 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 23 (DPA) Police and federal agents Wednesday raided the Houston offices of Michael Jackson's personal doctor Conrad Murray, in a search for medical records they believed would constitute ... Read more...

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Police raid office of Michael Jackson’s doctor


July 23rd, 2009 - 2:13 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 23 (DPA) Police and federal agents Wednesday raided the Houston offices of Conrad Murray, the personal physician who was with Michael Jackson when the entertainer died suddenly of ... Read more...

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Police raid office of Conrad Murray in Jackson death inquiry


July 23rd, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department investigating the death of 80s pop icon Michael Jackson, together with officers from the US Drug Enforcement Agency (USDEA), have executed a search warrant ... Read more...

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Jackson popped 55 different pills everyday


July 20th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): Michael Jackson had been popping a total of 55 different pills everyday in his final six months, according to reports.But an official announcement regarding the final toxicology ... Read more...

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Jackson popped 55 different pills everyday


July 12th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Late Michael Jackson had been popping a total of 55 different pills everyday in his final six months, according to reports.The news came in line with the ... Read more...

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Homicide in MJ’s death not ruled out as yet, says top cop


July 10th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 10 (ANI): A top cop probing into Pop King Michael Jackson's death has revealed that the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has not ruled out homicide as yet, ... Read more...

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Jackson’s doctor can’t legally prescribe controlled drugs in California


July 7th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Michael Jackson's personal doctor is not licensed to administer certain levels of controlled medications in California, according to federal drug regulations. Dr. Conrad Murray had allegedly injected the ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s brain taken out for tests before burial


July 5th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) King of Pop Michael Jackson, whose funeral is slated for Tuesday morning, will be buried without his brain. The singer's brain has been taken out for neurological ... Read more...

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Jacko used author Jack London’s name to obtain drugs


July 3rd, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson believably at least two aliases, including the name of the American author Jack London, to obtain drugs.This has emerged as ... Read more...

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Man jumps off four-storeyed building to avoid arrest


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), June 22 (EFE) A man broke a leg and suffered facial injuries when he jumped out of the fourth floor of a building to avoid being arrested on ... Read more...

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