November 22, 2019

Brothers recount driving Joran van der Sloot to Peru border as he attempted to flee murder scene

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Two brothers who unknowingly helped Joran van der Sloot flee the murder of a Peruvian woman by driving him into Chile recalled the hours-long ride with van der Sloot, who has long been suspected by Natalee Holloway’s mother of being responsible for her 2005 disappearance in Aruba. Williams and Oswaldo Aparcana, both of whom are taxi drivers in Peru, told ABC News' 20/20 in an exclusive interview that van der Sloot had been rushing them as they drove him overnight to th..
November 21, 2019

Riot police surround Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University as some protesters hold out

iStock(HONG KONG) -- An unknown number of protesters remain holed up inside Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University as riot police encircle the campus, which has been the site of violent clashes in recent days. Thousands of black-clad demonstrators -- thought to be mostly students -- once occupied the third largest university in Hong Kong, transforming the Kowloon peninsula campus into a heavily fortified base. They had blocked entrances and armed themselves with bricks, homemade bombs, axes and bows..
November 21, 2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicted for bribery, fraud, breach of trust

LiorFil/iStock(JERUSALEM) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted Thursday on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust, the nation's attorney general said. Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced the decision following lengthy investigations into Netanyahu's alleged dealings in three cases. Netanyahu is the first Israeli prime minister criminally charged while in office. He's not required by law to step down, but he's likely to face severe pressur..
November 21, 2019

16 people found in sealed trailer on ferry heading to UK from the Netherlands

whitemay/iStock(LONDON) — Sixteen people were discovered sealed in a truck on a ferry traveling from Cherbourg, France, to Rosslare, Ireland. The 16 individuals were found on a Stena Line ferry during a routine inspection and were sealed in a trailer on the vehicle deck of the ferry, according to a statement from Stena Line's Chief People and Communications Officer Ian Hampton. "All the individuals are reported to be in good health and have been moved to a private passenger lounge on the sh..