UK ministers back May on Brexit but she faces battle in parliament

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of her senior ministers for a draft European Union divorce deal on Wednesday, freeing her to tackle the much more perilous struggle of getting parliament to approve the agreement. More than two years after the United Kingdom voted to leave the EU in a referendum, May told reporters outside […]

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Who is Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman and what’s his net worth? Mexican drug lord behind the Sinaloa cartel who's on trial

He is accused of running the world's biggest drug cartel and spending 25 years smuggling over 155 tons of cocaine into the US. Here's more about him. Who is Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman? Joaquin Guzman is a Mexican drug kingpin known as El Chapo – which means "shorty" in English – due to his short stature. He headed the Sinaloa […]

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Thug attacked baby then asked for Jeremy Kyle lie detector test

Thug, 21, who ‘tried to get on Jeremy Kyle’ to prove he didn’t fracture baby’s skull by brutally beating her is found guilty of attempted murder despite trying to claim she fell off couch William Robertson drank alcoholic energy drink the night he attacked baby Court hears horrific details of the little girl’s head injuries but she survived Attacker claims […]

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Central African Republic: Leader of Seleka fighters speaks up

‘General Force’ looks too powerful to be arrested as he is well-protected by determined young men who have nothing to lose. Known as ‘General Force’, Nimery Matar Djamous is accused of war crimes during Seleka fighters’ takeover of the country five years ago and the government of the Central African Republic wants to arrest him. Even the United Nations’ Multidimensional […]

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EU arms fuelling Yemen conflict, tougher checks needed: parliament

STRASBOURG (Reuters) – Tougher checks on European Union arms exports are needed and sanctions should be imposed on those countries that flout the bloc’s rules, the European Parliament said on Wednesday. EU lawmakers said European arms were stoking the conflict in Yemen, where a Saudi Arabia-led coalition is battling Iran-backed Houthi rebels. Arms sales to Saudi Arabia by EU states […]

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Israeli defense minister resigns over Gaza cease-fire deal

JERUSALEM — Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman abruptly resigned his post Wednesday in protest over a cease-fire reached with Gaza militants, in a move that rocked the Israeli political scene and seemed likely to bring about early elections. Lieberman said the cease-fire amounted to “surrender to terrorism” after two days of heavy fighting, and that he could no longer serve […]

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Mum tells how perverts try to lure daughter, 14, away for sex in UK's first 'legal' red light district as she walks to school

Horrified Gemma Lynch told The Sun Online her daughter Chloe – who was just 13 at the time – was left terrified after being approached a number of times by old men looking for sex in the Holbeck area of Leeds while wearing her school uniform. She said: “A man approached her and asked her ‘are you working? I live […]

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My guilt that I let twisted Jonestown cult leader dad murder 900 and force parents to kill 300 children with ‘Kool Aid’

Instead, 918 people – 304 of them children – were coerced into drinking a tonic of poison, suffering a painful death at the hands of a cult leader. This weekend is the 40th anniversary of the Jonestown massacre, which was the biggest ever loss of American civilians prior to 9/11. Spearheaded by Jim Jones, almost 1,000 people had moved to […]

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El Chapo ‘ordered hits on his OWN FAMILY and used gold-plated AK47s and diamond-encrusted handgun to terrify his rivals’

The Mexican drugs lord was described as a ruthless criminal boss whose weapons of choice included a diamond-encrusted pistol and a gold-plated AK-47. He is currently in the dock in New York where he faces 11 trafficking, firearms and money laundering charges. The high-profile trial is expected to last four months and cost £38m. The hearing opened with the prosecutor telling […]

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