Month: October 2019

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tillsonburg/iStock(CULIACÁN, Mexico) — The Mexican government has released several dramatic, at-times-gory, new videos showing their side of the fierce gun battle that erupted between officers and criminals in the city of Culiacán, Sinaloa state, as authorities tried to arrest one of the sons of infamous drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Mexico’s Defense Minister Luis […]

Ivan Cholakov/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon released aerial footage on Wednesday showing the U.S. assault force approaching the compound of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the founder and leader of the Islamic State, killed in a U.S. military operation over the weekend. Additional video showed the U.S. airstrike that destroyed the compound after American special operations forces left […]

ABC News(LONDON) — The parents of a British teenager killed in a crash that is said to have involved an American diplomat’s wife are planning to sue the Trump administration for lawless misconduct and a cover-up, according to a spokesperson for the family. Harry Dunn was riding his motorcycle along a roadway in the village […]

NataliaCatalina/iStock(LONDON) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, delivered a personal message of thanks to the U.K. Parliament member who organized a letter of support signed by more than 70 female members of Parliament. Holly Lynch of the Labour Party, told ABC News’ Maggie Rulli that Duchess Meghan called her Wednesday morning to offer her thanks […]

shaadjutt/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Chile’s president said Wednesday that ongoing protests have forced him to cancel a summit next month at which President Donald Trump planned to sign an interim trade agreement with China’s President Xi Jingping. The South American nation was due to host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in its capital, Santiago, on Nov. […]

Paul Williamson/iStock(LONDON) — A long-awaited report into the Grenfell Tower fire has claimed that there were “systemic failings” in the response of emergency services to the blaze and “many more lives” could have been saved. An inquiry led by lawmaker Sir Martin Moore-Bick concluded that the decision to evacuate the tower block should have been […]

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) — Former Major League Baseball All-Star Josh Hamilton was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of injury to a child. According to an arrest warrant first obtained by the Dallas Morning News, one of Hamilton’s daughters said the 38-year-old threw a water bottle and a chair at her, […]

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(CLEVELAND) — Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield abruptly ended a media session on Wednesday after a reporter asked him about the team’s sense of urgency in last week’s loss to the New England Patriots. Discussing the team’s final possession of the first half of that game, Mayfield told Tony […]

Photo by Scott Clarke / ESPN Images(CINCINNATI) — Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green isn’t interested in signing a short-term contract extension with his current team, he said on Wednesday. “I’m not into a one-year,” he told reporters. “Give me a long-term [contract] or just let me go.” The 32-year-old has not played this season […]

miflippo/iStock(HOUSTON) — After falling to the Houston Astros at home in Game 5 of the World Series, the Washington Nationals managed to turn their fate around and stave off elimination Tuesday night to keep their dream of winning their first title alive. But the Game 6 victory came with some drama. Nationals manager Dave Martinez […]

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