Illegal Gold Mining Funding Armed Groups in Sahel: Interpol

Several “suspected terrorists” were arrested and more than 40,000 sticks of dynamite and detonator cords for illegal gold mining — a new source of funding for armed groups in the Sahel — were seized in a joint operation with the U.N., Interpol said on Monday.

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Son of Ex-Albanian President Wants New Shot at ‘War Dogs’ Case

An attorney for the son of a former Albanian president asked an 11th Circuit panel Thursday to revive his defamation lawsuit against the author and publisher of a book behind the 2016 film “War Dogs,” claiming they falsely accused him of being a mobster who engaged in corrupt arms dealing.

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Mental Health and Gun Purchases

A man who stayed in a hospital for three days for an involuntary mental health examination should not be permanently barred from purchasing a firearm, a federal court in Pennsylvania ruled, finding that involuntary emergency examinations do not count as commitments to a mental institution, which do trigger the law barring firearm purchases.  

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