Political Defamation

Pamela Young, who runs Models Plus International in Phoenix, claims in court that Arizona Republican congressional candidate Wendy Rogers defamed her and her agency by claiming that Rogers’ Democratic opponent — a Models Plus employee — worked for a company that “specializes in underage girls and advertises on websites linked to sex trafficking.”

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Seven Indicted in Bust of International Cocaine Ring

An airplane full of cocaine that crashed in the Caribbean Sea, submarines and fast boats were just a few of the ways a drug-trafficking ring operated its international network to smuggle its product through Mexico and Los Angeles, according to federal prosecutors who indicted seven suspects and extradited one high-ranking member to the United States late Thursday.

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Feds Move to Close Major Source of Opioid Crisis: San Diego’s Port of Entry

San Diego’s port of entry sees the most seizures of dangerous opioid drugs such as fentanyl of the entire U.S.-Mexico border, top law enforcement officials said Friday in vowing to crack down on opioid trafficking starting with the first local trafficking case against the potent synthetic drug, carfentanil.

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