May 27, 2019

3 arrested in nail bomb attack that wounded 13 in Lyon, France

ABC News(LYON, France) -- Three suspects have been arrested in connection with a parcel bomb detonated in the French city of Lyon on Friday, authorities confirmed to ABC News. Minister of the Interior Christophe Castaner announced a 24-year-old man had been arrested Monday around 10 a.m. on a street in Lyon. The Paris prosecutor's office also confirmed that a second suspect had been arrested. The bomb was detonated on Friday afternoon near a bakery on the busy Victor Hugo street in France&#..
May 27, 2019

Lamborghini, Shelby pickup among drug kingpins’ vehicles auctioned by Mexican government

iStock/xcctfsi(MEXICO CITY) -- A 2007 Lamborghini Murcielago, a 2016 Ford Shelby pickup truck with a video camera embedded in the front grill and 17 bulletproof Chevrolet Suburbans were among the vehicles seized from alleged criminals auctioned off by the Mexican government. Mexico's Institute to Return the Stolen to the People, a newly christened branch of the Finance Ministry, put 82 vehicles up for bidding on Sunday as part of an effort to raise 30 million pesos, about $1.5 million, for ..
May 27, 2019

Thousands take to the streets in support of Brazil’s President Bolsonaro amid turmoil

Buda Mendes/Getty Images(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- After five tumultuous months with Jair Bolsonaro at the helm of the biggest democracy in Latin America, thousands attended demonstrations across Brazil's major cities on Sunday to show their support for the so-called "Trump of the Tropics.” "We are here to support our president," Marlene Camargo, a 48-year-old housewife at the demonstration in Rio de Janeiro, told ABC News. "The media is trying to destroy him. We love him and we have faith in him..
May 26, 2019

President Trump awards giant President’s Cup trophy to sumo wrestling champion

Kiyoshi Ota - Pool/Getty Images(TOKYO) -- Standing on the sacred mound inside the sumo wrestling arena, President Donald Trump hoisted the massive 70-pound President's Cup into the arms of a person befitting such a trophy: the 360-pound champion of Tokyo’s top sumo tournament, Asanoyama Hideki. "In honor of your outstanding achievement as sumo grand champion, I hereby award you the President’s Cup," Trump said, reading from a ceremonial scroll. As part of his four-day state visit to Japan..