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November 14, 2018

Trial of ‘El Chapo’ begins in federal court

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- His nickname means "shorty," but the list of crimes attributed to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman -- including drug trafficking, murder and torture -- is lengthy and spelled out in a 17-count indictment that forms the backbone of a trial that started Tuesday in a Brooklyn, New York federal court with opening statements. Guzman waved to supporters as he entered the courtroom, dressed in a suit, under extremely tight security. The drama began immediately as two jurors aske..
November 13, 2018

Even if we did hack the DNC, they can’t sue us: Russia

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Russian government recently argued that even if it were true that its cyber spies were responsible for the hack of the Democratic National Committee in 2016, U.S. law should protect Russia from a civil suit filed by the DNC. The hypothetical argument appears to be the closest Moscow has come to acknowledging its interference in the 2016 presidential U.S. election, as alleged by the U.S. intelligence community. In a “statement of immunity” sent from the Russia..
November 13, 2018

UK police arrest ‘Ross from Friends’ look-alike

Blackpool Police(LONDON) -- The "Ross Gellar look-alike" wanted by a regional English police force has been found after a weeks-long search. "Do you recognize this man?" Blackpool Police asked in a Twitter post, appealing to the public to help identify a man caught on CCTV camera and wanted in connection with a suspected robbery. Many remarked on the suspect's uncanny resemblance to the character Ross Gellar from Friends, played by American actor David Schwimmer. that’s ross gellar, sir pi..
November 13, 2018

Saudi Arabian official ‘shocked’ by audio recording of Khashoggi’s murder: Erdogan

Getty Images(ISTANBUL) -- A Saudi Arabian intelligence official was "shocked" after listening to an audio recording of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi's murder during a recent visit to Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. Erdogan described the content of the recording as a "calamity" and insisted that Riyadh take decisive action against Khashoggi's alleged killers, according to a report in Turkey's Hurriyet Daily newspaper. Speaking to local media Mon..