November 5, 2018

Jury selection set to begin in El Chapo’s trial

Daniel Cardenas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the world's most notorious drug lord. The charges against Guzman span three decades and involve drug trafficking, firearms and money laundering, not to mention most of the cocaine and heroin used in the United States that was allegedly moved by his Sinaloa cartel through an elaborate series of tunnels. Once the anonymous jury is seated, federal prosecutors in Bro..
November 4, 2018

Migrants in caravan respond to Trump calling them criminals: ‘This is all propaganda’

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Battling hunger, exhaustion and President Donald Trump's portrayal of them as criminals, thousands of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico were hoping to get rides Sunday to move them closer to the U.S. border, but many trekking with children said they could not afford what drivers were charging to squeeze onto the payloads of cargo trucks. At a gas station in Loma Bonita, Oaxaca, Franklyn Cano, 30, of Honduras, said drivers were charging 150 pesos, or a..
November 4, 2018

Nigerian Army appears to use Trump’s words to defend its killing of rock-throwing protesters

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Nigeria's largest military arm on Friday appeared to use the words of U.S. President Donald Trump to defend its shooting of protesters over the past week. The official Twitter account of the Nigerian Army, one of three service branches within the Nigerian Armed Forces, posted a video showing a clip of Trump's speech at the White House on Thursday regarding illegal immigration and border security, in which the U.S. president said that throwing stones an..
November 3, 2018

At least 7 Coptic Christians killed in attack on buses in Egypt

iStock/Thinkstoc(NEW YORK) -- At least seven people were killed and at least 19 others were injured in an attack on several buses carrying Coptic Christians near a monastery in Egypt on Friday, according to a spokesperson for Egypt's Coptic Church. Gunmen attacked two buses and a microbus on a road near the Monastery of Saint Samuel the Confessor, in Minya, south of Cairo, the spokesperson said. One of the buses was carrying 28 members of a family that had traveled to the monastery for the..