November 14, 2018

‘Every reason to believe’ American journalist still alive in Syria: US envoy

Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. government believes that journalist Austin Tice, missing for more than six years in Syria, is still alive, according to the Trump administration's top official for freeing hostages. The FBI is still chasing down leads, including from his fellow journalists, but the U.S. "has every reason to believe" Tice is still alive and being held captive in Syria, said Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Robert O'Brien..
November 14, 2018

New royal family photos released for Prince Charles’ 70th birthday

SUNDAY ALAMBA/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Clarence House released two new images Tuesday to mark Prince Charles' 70th birthday on Nov. 14. The new photographs are the first that include Prince Charles and the entire family since the christening of Prince William and Princess Kate's youngest child, Prince Louis, in July. The images show the three men who will each be king: Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince George. The informal photographs feature Charles and Camilla, the Duchess..
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..