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January 19, 2017 11:36 PM Mexico has extradited Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán after months of legal battles

The Mexican government said on Thursday evening that it had extradited Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, long considered one of the most powerful cartel bosses in Mexico and in the world. Earlier on Thursday, the Mexican Supreme Court dismissed appeals filed by Guzmán's lawyers in an attempt to halt the extradition. "The judges decided 14

January 19, 2017 10:10 PM Trump to Keep Top Obama Administration Officials

Some of the officials Donald Trump has asked to stay on have been at the forefront of foreign policy initiatives he opposed WASHINGTON—President-elect Donald Trump will keep top officials who have been at the forefront of the Obama administration’s foreign policy initiatives, some of which he has vehemently opposed. Mr. Trump has asked Adam Szubin, who was deeply 13

January 19, 2017 9:29 PM JHSF chairman agrees to collaborate with Brazil officials in probe

SAO PAULO The chairman of Brazilian builder and shopping mall operator JHSF Participações SA has agreed to collaborate with government officials as part of an investigation into illegal campaign donations in the state of Minas Gerais, the company said. According to a securities filing by the company on Thursday, Chairman José Auriemo Neto was fully responsible 14

January 19, 2017 9:19 PM U.S. Bombers Hit Islamic State in Libya

Strikes outside Sirte mark widening of U.S. campaign WASHINGTON—American B-2 bombers and drones struck Islamic State training camps and other targets in Libya on Wednesday evening, killing dozens of militants, according to Pentagon officials, in a broadening of the U.S. war against the extremist group in northern Africa. Two training camps approximately 14

January 19, 2017 9:02 PM Woman throws dog from bridge, claiming it can fly, officials say

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla – Authorities say a woman claimed dogs could fly before tossing a small dog about 30 feet off a South Florida bridge, injuring the animal. Capt. David Walesky of Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control told the Palm Beach Post that the 8-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix dislocated a leg in the fall Wednesday from a bridge in Riviera 13

January 19, 2017 8:14 PM Trump Pays $25 Million to Settle Trump University Cases

President-elect Donald Trump has paid $25 million to settle three lawsuits against his now-defunct Trump University, signaling that a judge's approval of a settlement agreement remains on track for March 30. Plaintiff attorney Jason Forge says Trump Entrepreneur Initiative paid the money into escrow ahead of Wednesday's deadline. Trump University was renamed 14

January 19, 2017 7:47 PM The Latest: Trump to visit CIA Saturday

President-elect Donald Trump is planning to visit the CIA on Saturday, the day after he is sworn in as president. Two individuals briefed on Trump’s plans told The Associated Press about the visit. They were not authorized to discuss details haven’t been made public and spoke on condition of anonymity. Trump has sharply criticized the intelligence community 13

January 19, 2017 5:50 PM U.S. Bombs ISIS Camps in Libya

WASHINGTON — Two United States Air Force B-2 bombers attacked Islamic State training camps in Libya overnight, killing more than 80 militants, including some who were involved in plotting terrorist attacks in Europe, the Pentagon said on Thursday. The attack, which also included strikes by armed reaper drones flying from a base in Sicily, was a parting 13

January 19, 2017 5:15 PM Experts close Cyprus talks to narrow differences day early

NICOSIA, Cyprus – A United Nations envoy says diplomats meeting at a Swiss resort to figure out if differences are bridgeable in a deal to reunify ethnically split Cyprus have wrapped up their work a day early. Envoy Espen Barth Eide said officials completed their task of identifying differences on how post-reunification security should be handled 12

January 19, 2017 3:21 PM Northrop Grumman, Lufthansa partner for Australian tanker support

Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Northrop Grumman and Lufthansa Technik have signed a pact to cooperate on the Royal Australian Air Force's KC-30A tanker Through-Life Support program. Under the program, both defense contractors will provide the Australian armed forces with a larger access to a global inventory network, landing gear services, and aim to reduce repair 21