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TSA workers helped Puerto Rico-based ring smuggle $100M of cocaine, prosecutors say

Catherine Herridge, Prosecutors in Puerto Rico have smashed a ring of current and former U.S. Transportation Security Administration workers that allegedly smuggled 20 tons of cocaine worth as much as $100 million into the U.S. over more than a decade. A dozen members of the alleged ring, including TSA workers and airport employees, were indicted

Ft. Lauderdale airport gunman was receiving psychological treatment, family says

Relatives of the man who police say opened fire  at a Florida airport report he had a history of mental health problems and was receiving psychological treatment at his home in Alaska. Esteban Santiago, 26, retrieved his gun from his bag on the carousel, loaded it in a bathroom of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, then emerged

Shooting suspect made confused visit to FBI, US intelligence forced him to watch ISIS videos

Estaban Santiago, the 26-year-old airline passenger accused of shooting up a baggage claim area at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood airport Friday, leaving five dead and eight injured, visited the FBI Anchorage field office and told officers he was being forced to watch ISIS videos, law enforcement sources told Fox News. The visit took place last November.

The disabled in Puerto Rico fend for themselves after decades of U.S. neglect

Robin Respaut, Amid the island’s economic crisis, citizens with severe mental and physical problems in the U.S. territory receive $74 a month of aid – about a tenth of what people in the states get. Juanita Gomez Cruz irons clothes and fries pasteles to help support her family. At 77, she is the sole caretaker for

Hillary Cannot Be Trusted to Win the War Against Terrorists

Joe Connor,  In 1999 Hillary Clinton played a crucial role in obtaining presidential clemency for 12 members of the infamous Puerto Rican terrorist group, FALN (Armed Forces of National Liberation). Between 1974 and 1983 the FALN claimed a decade long terror war against the US for Puerto Rican “independence” but planned to transform Puerto Rico

Protesters delay chemical spray to combat Zika in Miami Beach amid concerns

Protesters in Miami Beach were able to delay mosquito crews from spraying chemicals to combat the Zika virus Thursday after expressing some concerns. CBS Miami reported that dozens of demonstrators lined up in front of city hall as local leaders and residents debated about spraying the chemical Naled around town to kill mosquitoes which may

We need to fight Zika the way governments fight terror

The Zika virus exploded out of Brazilian slums at 21st-century speeds, and raced north into Central America and the Caribbean in a matter of months. A full-blown outbreak in the United States looks imminent. This statistically small virus is part of a global insurgency that adapts rapidly to developments of human progress. It exploits cultural

U.S. Now Reports 279 Zika cases in pregnant women, Obama pushes Congress on funds

Health officials said 279 pregnant women in the United States and U.S. territories have tested positive for Zika infection, prompting a new call from President Barack Obama for more funding to fight the outbreak spreading through the Americas. Obama wants the U.S. Congress to provide close to $1.9 billion for vaccine development, faster diagnostic tests,