November 6, 2019

Authorities suspect criminal group La Linea in massacre of American family in Mexico

omersukrugoksu/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Mexican authorities say they are honing in on a criminal group known as "La Linea" as those responsible for the massacre of an American family in northern Mexico. The family was traveling in a small convoy of three vehicles between the states of Sonora and Chihuahua when they were ambushed by an armed group on Monday, according to Mexico's security minister, Alfonso Durazo. The area where the attack took place -- less than 100 miles from the Arizona border..
November 6, 2019

New ISIS leader is ‘a nobody,’ but US knows ‘almost nothing’ about him: Official

omersukrugoksu/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Although the U.S. knows "almost nothing" about the new leader of ISIS, he is "a nobody," according to a senior State Department official, making it difficult for the terror group to rally around him. Amid the hunt for the new ISIS leader, the U.S. will leave between 700 and 900 troops in Syria, with the official saying the "goals and means" of defeating ISIS, ridding Syria of Iranian-commanded forces, and securing a political transition haven't changed, de..
November 6, 2019

Dutch authorities respond to ‘suspicious situation’ at Amsterdam airport

Lya_Cattel/iStock(AMSTERDAM) -- Dutch authorities have confirmed to ABC News that they're responding to an incident at Amsterdam's main airport. Marvin Van Der Engh of the Dutch Military Police said an investigation was underway but declined to confirm whether the issue on an aircraft or just at Schiphol airport. Van Der Engh declined to provide any additional details. The Dutch Military Police later said that passengers and crew are safely off of the plane, but that an investigation ..
November 6, 2019

Authorities descend on Amsterdam airport after jet’s warning button hit ‘by mistake’

Lya_Cattel/iStock(AMSTERDAM) -- Dutch authorities swarmed Amsterdam's largest airport on Wednesday likely fearing the worst, only to discover that a jet's warning trigger had been pressed accidentally. Air Europa confirmed via Twitter, after all crew and passengers had been evacuated from the Madrid-bound flight at Schiphol airport, that an alarm had been activated "by mistake." "Nothing has happened, all passengers are safe and sound waiting to fly soon. We deeply apologize," Air Euro..