Here’s how smugglers snuck 16.5 tons of cocaine onto cargo ship

Here’s how smugglers snuck 16.5 tons of cocaine onto cargo ship

It wasn’t until after a swarm of agents from the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and three separate police agencies had boarded the MSC Gayane and swabbed the second mate's arms and hands and the test came back positive for traces of cocaine that he started talking, according to a criminal…
Biden’s comments on ‘civility’ in working with segregationist Democrats draw backlash

Biden’s comments on ‘civility’ in working with segregationist Democrats draw backlash

Former Vice President Joe Biden is coming under fire for comments he made about finding consensus as he worked as a senator alongside Southern Democrats with opposing views including those who supported segregation. Interested in Joe Biden? Add Joe Biden as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Joe Biden news, video,…
Saudi leadership responsible for Khashoggi murder, UN report says

Saudi leadership responsible for Khashoggi murder, UN report says

The killing of Jamal Khashoggi was a crime perpetrated at the highest levels of the Saudi Arabian power structure and requires further investigation of ranking Saudi officials, including Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to a new report published by a special U.N. investigator. Interested in Jamal Khashoggi? Add Jamal Khashoggi as an interest…
EPA finalizes power plant rules to replace Obama’s signature climate change policy

EPA finalizes power plant rules to replace Obama’s signature climate change policy

The Environmental Protection Agency finalized its replacement for Obama's signature climate policy on Wednesday with a rule officials say will still reduce greenhouse gas emissions but critics say is not aggressive enough to slow the effects of climate change. Interested in Climate Change? Add Climate Change as an interest to stay up to date on…

Dad drowns while saving his 3-year-old who fell in lake

A Minnesota dad drowned while saving his 3-year-old who fell in a lake, according to authorities. Christopher Schultz, 31, was at Detroit Lakes in Minnesota Saturday night when his 3-year-old fell from a bridge into the water, according to the Becker County Sheriff's Office. Schultz jumped into the water and "began to struggle while keeping…
UN expert urges probe of Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing

UN expert urges probe of Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing

An independent U.N. report into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Wednesday there is "credible evidence" to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and suggested sanctions on his personal assets. Interested in Jamal Khashoggi? Add Jamal Khashoggi as an interest to stay up to date…
Trial over downing of MH17 to start in March; 4 suspects

Trial over downing of MH17 to start in March; 4 suspects

The mother of one of the 298 victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 says at least four suspects will be tried for murder in a case set to start in March 2020. Silene Fredriksz-Hoogzand, whose son Bryce was among the dead, expressed relief that five years after the plane was blown out…

US CEO donates $188 million to study ethics and AI

An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies. The donation from Stephen Schwarzman, CEO of the private equity firm Blackstone, will also fund a center to house all of the university's humanities subjects in a…
Iranian president: Iran isn’t seeking war against any nation

Iranian president: Iran isn’t seeking war against any nation

Iran is not seeking to wage war against any nation, the country's president said Tuesday while at the same time stressing that Iranians will withstand mounting U.S. pressure and emerge victorious. Interested in Iran? Add Iran as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Iran news, video, and analysis from ABC News.…
Hiker rescued from Mt. Washington may have to foot the bill

Hiker rescued from Mt. Washington may have to foot the bill

An 80-year-old hiker who was rescued trying to reach the summit of Mount Washington could end up footing the bill for the emergency services, New Hampshire officials said Tuesday, amid efforts to raise awareness about the dangers of the popular tourist destination. Authorities may even file criminal charges in the case, after two relatives left…

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