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Man charged in alleged drugs-for-weapons deal with al-Qaeda-linked group

Obtained by ABC News(NEW YORK) — A Colombian described by federal drug agents as the country’s most significant drug trafficker in Africa has been arrested and brought to the United States to face charges of narcoterrorism conspiracy, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Friday.David Cardona-Cardona arrived Thursday in New York where he was charged with…read more »

Women’s March organizers respond to controversy leading up to rally

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A national board member with the Women’s March defended the organization’s co-president amid a growing controversy over the latter’s relationship with Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam leader who has drawn criticism for his alleged anti-Semitic remarks. Linda Sarsour, a Women’s March national board member, said that she believes in…read more »

Overlooked evidence in Hania Noelia Aguilar murder case leads to investigator’s firing

D-Keine/iStock(LUMBERTON, N.C.) — The sheriff’s office in North Carolina’s Robeson County fired an investigator following an internal probe into overlooked evidence that might have saved the life of 13-year-old Hania Noelia Aguilar, who was abducted, sexually assaulted and killed in November.Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins, Jr. announced in a press release Thursday that he had…read more »

Skier dies after avalanche at New Mexico’s Taos ski resort, officials say

RoschetzkyIstockPhoto/iStock(TAOS, N.M.) — A skier has died after getting trapped in an avalanche at Taos Ski Valley in New Mexico on Thursday, a ski resort official said Friday morning.A second person was injured in the incident.Both men were trapped for 22 minutes after the avalanche sent snow pummeling down a mountain around 11:45 a.m. local…read more »

Largest single group of migrants ever tunnels under border wall in AZ: CBP

Yuma Sector Border Patrol(SAN LUIS, Ariz.) — The largest single group of asylum seekers ever to cross into the U.S. tunneled beneath the border wall near San Luis, Arizona, on Monday, voluntarily turning themselves into Customs and Border Patrol, according to the agency.Migrants can be seen marching toward Border Patrol agents by the hundreds, according…read more »

Texas police officers rush to save woman trapped in car after explosive wreck

TheaDesign/iStock(FORT WORTH, Texas) — A woman in Texas has a group of determined police officers to thank for her life after an alleged drunk driver plowed into her vehicle and both exploded in a towering ball of fire.The police officers from Haltom City, a suburb northeast of Fort Worth, were pursuing a suspected drunk driver…read more »

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