Day: July 20, 2018

GOP Rep. Will Hurd, an ex-CIA agent, blasts Trump for being 'manipulated' by Russia

Rep. Will Hurd at his congressional office on June 21, 2017. (Photo: Henry Taylor, USA TODAY) WASHINGTON – Republican Rep. Will Hurd – a former CIA agent – blasted President Trump for failing to defend the U.S. intelligence community and allowing himself to be manipulated by Russia. “Over the […]

100 Quebec black bears slaughtered as part of gallbladder-trafficking ring, officials say

After a three-year investigation, Quebec wildlife officials say they have dismantled a black bear gallbladder-trafficking network. The poaching ring allegedly operated in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Mauricie, Laval and Quebec’s North Shore. More than 100 black bears were slaughtered over three years, wildlife officials said.  The bears were allegedly killed for their gallbladders, which are worth […]