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The Eiffel Tower will soon be surrounded with bulletproof glass walls<p>Ship carrying hundreds of migrants, rejected by Italy, set to dock in Spain<p>South …

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DOJ: Mexican Cartel Used Middle Eastern Honor System to Launder U.S. Currency

Court documents filed in federal court claim that a suspected drug traffickers linked to Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel used a Middle Eastern honor system …

Los Mayitos, Successors to Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel Throne?

SHARE<p>The sons of a top Sinaloa Cartel drug capo from Mexico are set to take over the family business — if US authorities don’t lock them up …

Islamic State Group Now Controls Key Drug Trafficking Routes | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>According to some estimates, the group could be making US$1 billion per year from drug trafficking.</i><p><i>Russia’s United Nations Envoy Vitaly Churkin</i> …

Mexican Cartels Used Fashion District Businesses To Launder Drug And Ransom Money, Feds Say

Dozens of search and arrest warrants were issued today by about 1,000 law enforcement agents in downtown's Fashion District, all linked to illegal …

El Chapo everywhere: Drug lord costume a Halloween hit in Mexico, U.S.

If you've become a mass-marketed Halloween costume, then you're probably really scary.<p>And you're also probably really lucrative. The latter is what a company in Mexico hopes will become of its costume of the country's most infamous drug lord: Joaquín Guzmán, known as "El Chapo."<p>Grupo Rev plans to …

Mexico confirms El Chapo is injured, says not from firefight

Lucio R.: Using info from El Universal, El Debate Mexican Fed Agencies and NBC News<p>Slow your roll while reading this, Mexico news outlets are …

The Ruins Of A Historic Church Are Rising Out Of A Reservoir In Mexico

A lack of rain has lowered water levels in the Grijalva River, allowing the beautifully eerie reemergence of a 16th century church.

Asteroid 86666 heading towards Earth, NASA reassures amid collision rumours

A giant asteroid – around 2.5 kms in diameter – is heading towards Earth. An asteroid of its size has the potential to cause global devastation if it …

China Reveals Flying Robot Car

Jetsons meets Google Car<p>AVIC, the leading Chinese aviation conglomerate, unveiled a flying robot car during the September 2015 Third China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin. The Swift Gazelle (Sai Ling in Mandarin Chinese) currently weighs 100 kg, and uses its six side-mounted, digitally controlled …

I fought for nothing: Staggering incompetence, egregious corruption & America’s doomed war in Afghanistan

<b>(Reuters/Ahmad Masood)</b><p>As the U.S. watches Kunduz fall, I’m left contemplating the lessons of a war whose meager gains are evaporating<p>John Rico<p>October 7, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>I’ve been waiting for the fall of Kunduz. Not Kunduz, specifically, but the fall of a town in Afghanistan of some size and …

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Thousands of people have gone missing in Mexico, and the world is finally noticing

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Since the abduction of 43 students in the Mexican state of Guerrero last year, a procession of international observers has been scrutinizing the state of human rights in Mexico. They don’t like what they’ve found.<p>After a recent, five-day fact-finding trip to the country, …

Clashes intensify in Syria from Russian-backed offensive

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Clashes intensified Thursday between Syrian troops and insurgents in central and northwestern Syria, part of what a top …

The Pentagon Says That North Korea Is Capable of a Nuclear Strike on the U.S.

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Why South America’s Drug Cartels Are All Over Our Screens Right Now

Mexico’s criminal underworld is crawling with inspiration for drug-busting dramas like new film ‘Sicario’, out this week, starring Emily Blunt and …

Mexico

The new class of skyscrapers that will forever change the Chicago skyline

Chicago is soaring to new heights<p>As the birthplace of the skyscraper and home to one of the world’s greatest skylines, Chicago is reinventing itself with new batch of very tall, high profile towers.<p>While Chicago hasn’t completed an 800-footer since 2010, that’s about to change and in a big way. …

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Edward Snowden: I've Offered to Go to Prison in U.S. 'Many Times'

Fugitive leaker Edward Snowden says he's offered to serve U.S. jail time — but hasn't heard back from the American government.<p>Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked classified documents about government surveillance, has been living in exile in Moscow. The U.S. …

Le DRH d'Air France physiquement pris à partie

La direction d'Air France a "condamné fermement les violences physiques" qui ont eu lieu lundi lors d'un comité central d'entreprise (CEE), …

VIDEO. Air France: le DRH agressé par des manifestants, la direction porte plainte

Le directeur des ressources humaines de la compagnie, Xavier Broseta, a été évacué après avoir été violemment pris à partie par des salariés. Le …

Spanish and Moroccan police arrest 10 in ISIL crackdown

Police have arrested 10 people in Spain and Morocco for allegedly recruiting and grooming fighters for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, the Spanish interior ministry has said.<p>The statement on Sunday said arrests "in the last few hours" were part of a joint operation between …

These tiny robots can turn into submarines for search-and-rescue missions

Now, the same minature robots are capable of diving and swimming in water, potentially providing a new tool for future search-and-rescue missions.<p>The RoboBee was originally created to act as a spy of sorts. Early funding for the project was provided by DARPA in an effort to create a literal fly on …

Dallas Cowboys' season at crossroads with overtime loss

NEW ORLEANS -- The Dallas Cowboys' season is only a month old, but they are at a crossroads following their second straight defeat with Sunday's …

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The Titanosaur

In January 2016, the Museum added another must-see exhibit to its world-famous fossil halls: a cast of a 122-foot-long dinosaur. At the time, the …

Oregon shooting: Barack Obama in impassioned call for 'common sense' gun laws

President visibly moved and angry after yet another mass shooting, stating 'our thoughts and prayers are not enough'<p>• Oregon shooting latest<p>Barack Obama launched a stringent attack on America's gun laws on Thursday night after yet another mass shooting, this time in Oregon.<p>The president, who has …

Rare ‘sofa shark’ stuns scientists

Marine biologists landed an unusual catch off the coast of Scotland recently – a so-called ‘sofa shark’ or false catshark.<p>Experts were stunned by the rare shark, which was discovered during a recent deep sea survey by scientists from Marine Scotland. “This is not a species that has previously been …

Two of Mexico's most notorious criminals are in custody in the United States

One is an American citizen who rose through the ranks of one of Mexico's most vicious drug cartels. The other is a former cop who left the police force to take up a life of crime.<p>Edgar "La Barbie" Valdez Villarreal and Jorge Eduardo "El Coss" Costilla Sanchez were in custody in the United States on …

Messi charity 'under investigation' for being a front of drug cartel money laundering

No one comes out of this looking very good.<p>El Mundo report that authorities in both American and Spanish have found evidence of tax fraud and …