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Mexico cartel holds two special agents hostage

<b>Two members of a special investigative police force who disappeared in Mexico a week ago have been shown in a video posted on YouTube.</b><p>The two agents from the Criminal Investigation Agency appear sitting in front of five masked men who force them at gunpoint to read a statement.<p>The armed men are …

Latin America

Woman gets life in prison for cutting baby from neighbor's womb

Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind faded in and out of consciousness as Brooke Crews cut her baby from her body.

Crime

Scientists Edge Closer To A Blood Test To Detect Cancers

Researchers say they have taken a step toward developing a blood test that would detect eight common cancers, possibly even before symptoms appear.<p>As they report Thursday in the journal <i>Science,</i> they're hoping their idea would eventually lead to a $500 test that can screen for cancer and identify …

New York to look at legalizing recreational marijuana

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York will study whether it's plausible to legalize marijuana for recreational use as neighboring states move ahead with it, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.<p>Cuomo called on lawmakers to approve funding for a feasibility study as part of his annual state budget address, in …

Cocaine found hidden in pineapples during huge drugs seizure

Hundreds of kilograms of cocaine has been found concealed within pineapple shipped from South America.<p>A joint operation between Spanish and Portuguese police resulted in the seizure of 745kg of the drug.<p>The 10-month investigation led to nine arrests and broke up an international smuggling ring led …

Immigration agents raid 7-Eleven stores nationwide, arrest 21 people in biggest crackdown of Trump era

U.S. immigration agents raided dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday and arrested 21 people in the biggest crackdown on a company suspected of hiring undocumented workers since President Donald Trump took office.<p>Some 98 of the convenience stores nationwide — from Los Angeles to New York — …

Immigration

What to Expect in 2018

The year ahead is shaping up to be one of more change for travelers, with new airport security procedures and identification requirements, airline routes and airports, high-speed trains; and the reopening of more hotels in the Caribbean after a brutal hurricane season. Below, a preview.<p><b>You’ll see</b> …

Delta Airlines

Would-Be Burglar Targets Wrong House... 95-Year-Old World War II Veteran Takes Him to School

A 95-year-old Wisconsin man showed a would-be burglar that a World War II pedigree and nearly a centuries-worth of life experience is nothing to mess …

Crime

'I'm not sorry': Life in jail for paedophile killer who took revenge on girlfriend's molester

Paedophile Robert Noce molested Brittany Monk as a child when he dated her mother.<p>He was convicted of molestation in 2015 but avoided jail.<p>Monk and …

Spike in legal representation for immigrants in Chicago is attributed to $1 million city fund

Immigrants in Chicago have seen a dramatic increase in legal representation since earlier this year, thanks in part to a fund established by the city, according to an independent study released this week by researchers at Syracuse University.<p>According to the report, the percentage of immigrants in …

China border traders losing money amid N. Korea sanctions

BEIJING (AP) — For Yu Kaiguang, harsh new United Nations sanctions on North Korea are a disaster.<p>The trader in the Chinese border city of Dandong has seen business all but dry up, and he spends his days scrambling to obtain payment from the suddenly broke North Korean state companies to whom he …

North Korea

The Most Dangerous Countries in the World for Travelers, Mapped

Just last week, three suicide bombers tragically killed 45 people at Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul in what was just one of many hate …

Hate Crimes

How depression and anxiety can make you date the wrong people

<b>The old saying goes ‘we accept the love we think we deserve’.</b><p>It’s the kind of thing you see in cheesy Instagram posts with a quote sitting over a …

Father and son in Brooklyn die of apparent drug overdoses after birthday party

A father and son in Brooklyn told their significant others they were going outside for a late night smoke following a birthday party — and then died of an apparent drug overdose, police said.<p>Joseph Andrade, 44, and his son Carlos, 22, had been inside with their wife and girlfriend at an apartment …

Google Street View

Mexico City honors earthquake victims in Day of the Dead parade

Hundreds of colorful skeletons and costumed dancers have taken part in Mexico City's Day of the Dead Parade. The celebration paid tribute to rescue …

Mexico

Hypebeast partygoers sustain burns, eye damage from Sorayama pop-up

Guests who attended a Hypebeast party on Oct. 20 have reported painful burns and eye injuries, including concern over potential long-term damage to their vision, after being exposed to improper lighting at the streetwear site's Club Sorayama pop-up.<p>Guests — upward of 60 people, according to local …

James Corden

The eyes have it: how technology allows you to speak when all you can do is blink

Developments in eye-gaze technology – which converts minute movements of the eye into spoken words – are opening up undreamed of opportunities for people with motor neurone disease<p>Steve Thomas and I are talking about brain implants. Bonnie Tyler’s Holding Out For a Hero is playing in the background …

Neurophilosophy

Dyslexia treatment potentially discovered by French scientists studying the eye

French scientists believe they have identified a physiological cause for dyslexia which could lead to a potential treatment.<p>They found that in people …

Scientists just restored breathing after paralysis

Breakthrough Treatment<p>Medical researchers from Case Western Reserve University have developed a treatment that could herald a breakthrough for …

Can you spot a liar? Dr. Phil shows how

Dr. Phil McGraw joins Megyn Kelly on Megyn Kelly TODAY with advice on how to recognize and protect yourself from different types of liars in your life. The host of “The Dr. Phil Show” also weighs in on how to avoid so-called catfishing scams.

Zodiac Love Compatibility: Which Signs to Date — and Which to Avoid

<i>Before reading this week's horoscope, discover what your zodiac sign says about your approach to beauty here.</i><p>Have you ever been in love? I don’t just mean crazy, whirlwind romance where you can’t keep your eyes or hands off each other. Obviously sexual chemistry is <i>extremely</i> important in healthy …

Killer in Gruesome 'Black Dahlia' Cold Case Unmasked Despite Alleged 'Cover-Up by LAPD'

The Black Dahlia murder, which grabbed the attention of the nation in 1947, certainly ranks among the most horrendous unsolved cases in American …

Yellowstone supervolcano could blow faster than initially thought

Arizona State University researchers have analyzed minerals around the supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park and have come to a startling conclusion. It could blow much faster than previously expected, though any talk of it potentially wiping out life as we know it is incorrect.<p>According to …

Geology