In the parlance of foreign correspondence, Leo Veras, 52, was my fixer. A beat reporter in the lawless border town of Ponta Porã — where Brazil’s most powerful gangs wage war for control of smuggling —
Host Anderson Cooper grew increasingly agitated as the disgraced former Democratic governor of Illinois continued to paint himself as the victim. At the end of an acrimonious 12-minute interview Friday
The $3 billion fine, which is about 15 percent of Wells Fargo’s $19.5 billion in profits last year, is among the largest corporate penalties handed down during the Trump administration but not a record.
“Pesticides,” he said that day last October. Hidden beneath a few sacks of grain were 12,000 pounds of the pesticide emamectin benzoate. With a street value of more than $2 million, the illegal pesticides,
In their statement, the signatories warned against returning to a “‘tough on crime’ era” that ignored facts and encouraged mass incarceration. Instead, they argued, evidence shows that a data-based approach
The organization put out a pointed statement about "public officials who personally attack judges or prosecutors" after the president did just that. The American Bar Association indirectly denounced President
“[The prosecutors] will not talk about trying to work deals or do anything by agreement. That could hurt my clients,” Stone said, according to court transcripts. “Therefore, I have a duty to my clients,
“This is a nightmare for the whole family,” Hernandez told WAFF through an interpreter. “A newborn baby has to be close to mom. They have to be with the mom. That’s the most important time in their life
Three years ago, WikiLeaks published thousands of pages of secret documents about how the Central Intelligence Agency hacks into overseas targets, revealing its ability to compromise smartphones and turn
Hinckley considers herself lucky, though. Thanks to the kindness of friends, neighbors and strangers who rallied and held a spaghetti dinner earlier this month to replace her lost savings, her account
On Friday, London’s Metropolitan Police announced that Watts had been sentenced to eight years behind bars for incidents involving four girls. She pleaded guilty to seven sexual assault and grooming charges
But three central administration officials were aware Epstein was donating money to the school in 2013 and created a framework for those gifts, the report concluded. They required the donations to be small
Dulos’s girlfriend, Michelle Troconis, and a local lawyer who represented him in civil cases, Kent Mawhinney, were also charged Tuesday with conspiracy to commit murder. Local media aired footage of Dulos,
New York AG finds restaurateur Ken Friedman created ‘hostile workplace’ for women, now investigating Mario Batali
“We have received credible information and are separately looking into him, his business partner, his management company and his three restaurants,” James said of Batali. She also asked anyone who was
The decision affects at least 32 cadets. One additional staff member at the Corrections Academy was also recommended for firing, joining two other workers who were fired on Dec. 6, a day after the photo
The woman tried to place an order at the store in Lodi, Calif., according to the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office. But by that point the boyfriend was nearby and demanded she use the drive-through.
Rev. Bud Heckman, interfaith leader, reaches settlement in United Methodist Church sexual harassment case
“I deeply regret the harm that has been caused to any person due to an act of sexual misconduct by a pastor. There is no excuse,” Bishop Gregory V. Palmer, who leads the West Ohio conference, said in statement.
The slaying of Khashoggi in October 2018 sparked a global outcry against the kingdom and led to greater scrutiny of a crackdown on dissidents pursued by the crown prince. Khashoggi, 59, a Saudi national
Blood ran into his eyes, and he says he may have briefly passed out. Soon, more strangers arrived, a nightmare playing out on the second floor of Harter’s home in Kansas City, Kan., on a weekend night
The scientists said they detected the anomalies beneath the ground at Oaklawn Cemetery and an area in Tulsa called the “The Canes,” where the Interstate 244 bridge crosses the Arkansas River. They recommended
HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. – The mother of a New Jersey student with Down syndrome who was forced to the leave the senior prom early has filed suit against the school district, claiming her daughter was the victim
“This is the highest-ranking [Mexican] official that’s been arrested probably in at least over half a century” on drug-related charges, said Mike Vigil, the former head of international operations for
Otaibi left Turkey shortly after the killing and reportedly was fired from his position. Otaibi was one of 17 Saudis sanctioned last November for their involvement in the death of Khashoggi, a contributing
Still, if she tires of the seven-bedroom, $12 million house where she now lives, her ankle monitor enables her to travel within 100 square miles of her home, as long as she’s back by her 11 p.m. curfew.