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Venezuelan ex-politician, Maduro ally charged by US with narco-terrorism, cocaine trafficking

A former Venezuelan lawmaker accused of working with a drug cartel allegedly headed by high-ranking military officials and international terror groups is facing multiple drug trafficking and weapons offenses in another round of criminal charges targeting the regime of embattled Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro. Adel El Zabayar was charged Wednesday in a New York City federal…

Soccer player charged for knocking over policeman during celebration

Copenhagen forward Michael Santos has been charged by police with assault after the Uruguayan barged into a policeman while celebrating Pep Biel’s goal in Thursday’s 3-1 Europa League win over Celtic, the Danish club said on Friday. As Copenhagen’s players celebrated Biel’s late goal — which put them ahead on aggregate — in front of…

Prison guards who SLEPT through Jeffrey Epstein’s jailhouse suicide charged with conspiracy and falsifying records

Two prison workers who allegedly slept through notorious sex predator Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide were arrested and charged with falsifying jail records to cover up their failure to check on the prisoner as he died in his cell. Tova Noel and Michael Thomas face federal charges in connection with the lapse in guarding their high-profile prisoner,…

Comedian Andy Dick charged with groping driver

LOS ANGELES—Andy Dick pleaded not guilty on Friday to one count of misdemeanor sexual battery stemming from an incident last year in which he allegedly groped a ride-share driver in West Hollywood, the L.A. County district attorney’s office confirmed. If convicted of the crime, which allegedly occurred on April 12, 2018, the comedian could face…