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Mexican church leader still its 'apostle' after rape arrest

The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape...

Mexican church leader still its 'apostle' after rape arrest

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The Latest: Mexican church blasts charges against leader LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of La Luz del Mundo’s leader and self-proclaimed apostle (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A controversial Mexico-based church decried accusations of human trafficking and child rape against its leader Tuesday, calling them “false.” Charges fi...
06:26 2019-06-05

Leader of La Luz del Mundo church charged with child rape The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday....
20:26 2019-06-05

Mexican Church Leader Held On $50 Million Bail In US For Sex Crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on charges that included human......
11:26 2019-06-06

Mexican church leader charged in horrific child sex ring The leader of a Mexican fundamentalist Christian church that boasts more than one million worldwide followers was busted in Los Angeles on charges of human trafficking, child rape, child pornography and other crimes, officials said. Naasón Joaquín García, the head of La Luz Del Mundo, was charged Tu...
17:26 2019-06-05

Leader of Mexican Church La Luz Del Mundo Charged With Sex Crimes in Los Angeles A complaint filed by the California attorney general’s office accuses Naasón Joaquín García, 50, of raping a child, among more than a dozen other crimes....
13:00 2019-06-05

Mexican church leader held on $50 million bail in Los Angeles for sex crimes The head of a Mexican-based church, which claims over 1 million followers worldwide, was ordered held on $50 million bail in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday on charges that included human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
07:52 2019-06-06

California urges possible sex abuse victims of Mexican church leader to come forward California's attorney general appealed on Thursday for more victims to come forward who may have been sexually abused by the head of a Mexico-based church charged with multiple counts of human trafficking, child pornography and rape of a minor....
00:39 2019-06-07

Mexican church leader held on $50M bail in Los Angeles for alleged sex crimes The Mexico-based La Luz del Mundo church said Wednesday that its leader and "apostle" Naason Joaquin Garcia, who was arrested in California on charges of human trafficking and child rape, remains the spiritual leader of the group, which claims 5 million followers in 58 countries...
11:26 2019-06-06

Leader of Mexico-based church accused of rape, child porn The head of a Mexican-based church estimated to have more than 1 million followers worldwide has been arrested in California and charged with crimes including human trafficking, child pornography production and rape of a minor....
22:13 2019-06-05

Leader of La Luz del Mundo Church Charged With Human Trafficking and Child Rape (LOS ANGELES) — The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials announced Tuesday. Joaquín García and a f...
21:26 2019-06-05

Attorney calls California charges against Mexican church leader 'high-tech hit job' The head of a Mexico-based church charged in Los Angeles with multiple sex crimes, including rape of a minor and a woman, is the victim of false accusations in a "high-tech hit job", his attorney said on Friday....
06:26 2019-06-08

Arrest of La Luz del Mundo church leader sends shock waves through California congregation Naasón Joaquín García, of La Luz del Mundo church, was arrested Tuesday on 26 felony counts, including child rape, trafficking and child pornography.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

Leader of Mexico-based church arrested on child rape charges in California The leader of a Mexico-based church was charged Tuesday with human trafficking and child rape charges after California prosecutors claim he used his status in the community to coerce his victims....
21:52 2019-06-05

Prosecutor: More sex abuse victims in Mexican church likely LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s top prosecutor is urging any other victims of child sex abuse to come forward after the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo and several followers were charged. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said at a press conference Thursday that it’s har...
23:13 2019-06-06

The Latest: Church followers say leader is innocent LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of the leader of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Worshippers at an East Los Angeles affiliate of Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo say they believe their leader is innocent of child rape and human trafficking ch...
07:00 2019-06-07

Lawyers for church leader say Attorney General tainted jury New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....
00:00 2019-06-08

Suit accuses Scientology church, leader of abuse, trafficking A California lawsuit has accused the controversial Church of Scientology International and its leader of engaging in child abuse, human trafficking and retaliatory activities against former members....
21:26 2019-06-20

Lawyers for church leader decry Becerra's comments on client New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....
06:13 2019-06-08

The Latest: Lawyer blasts $50 million bail for church leader MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the arrest on child rape charges of Naasón Joaquín García, the leader of the La Luz del Mundo church (all times local): 6 p.m. An attorney for the leader of a Mexico-based evangelical church says his client’s $50 million bail on charges of child rape and human ...
04:39 2019-06-06

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 1-Spanish police arrest Mexican national after Mexico anti-graft push Spanish police on Wednesday said they arrested a Mexican national the day before, but that it was not the former chief of Mexico's state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, as they had said previously....
12:26 2019-05-29

Leader of La Luz Del Mundo charged with child rape California authorities have charged the leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz Del Mundo — a church based in Mexico that claims over 1 million followers — with child rape....
02:52 2019-06-05

Mexican megachurch leader returns to court in sex abuse case LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader of Mexican megachurch La Luz del Mundo returns to court in a child rape and human trafficking case. Naasón Joaquín García and his co-defendants are scheduled to appear in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday for an arraignment and bail review hearing. They were arrested...
06:26 2019-06-21

Trump thanks Mexican leader on border, says migrant flow slower U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked the president of Mexico for the job he is doing at the southern U.S. border, saying the migrant flow into the United States has slowed....
19:00 2019-06-20

Indonesian police arrest leader of network with ties to al-Qaeda Indonesian police have arrested the leader of the Jemaah Islamiyah militant network linked to al-Qaeda, authorities said on Tuesday, on suspicion of recruiting members and sending them to Syria to train with extremist groups....
10:39 2019-07-02

Indonesian police arrest leader of network with al-Qaeda ties Indonesian police have arrested the leader of the Jemaah Islamiyah militant network linked to al-Qaeda, authorities said on Tuesday, on suspicion of recruiting members and sending them to Syria to train with extremist groups....
12:39 2019-07-02

Top Court Agrees To Hear BJP Leader's Plea Seeking Protection From Arrest The Supreme Court on Wednesday took note of violence during Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal and agreed to hear the plea of BJP candidate from Barrackpore seat seeking protection from arrest in several......
10:39 2019-05-22

Pakistani authorities arrest leader behind 2008 Mumbai hotel attack Pakistani authorities have arrested the radical cleric mastermind behind a 2008 hotel siege in Mumbai, India, that left 166 people dead. Hafiz Saeed, who has been designated a terrorist by the UN, was collared near the town of Gujranwala in Punjab province and charged with using two charities he ope...
18:13 2019-07-17

Former FARC leader's arrest sought in blow to Colombia's peace deal Colombia's Supreme Court ordered the capture of a former FARC rebel commander-turned lawmaker on Tuesday after he failed to appear for questioning about U.S. drug-trafficking charges, in a fresh blow to the country's landmark peace deal....
09:26 2019-07-10

With raids, warrants and an arrest, Mexico's leader sends first big message on graft Mexican authorities have raided the home of a close aide of former President Enrique Pena Nieto and secured the arrest of one of the country's best-known businessmen in a drive to get justice for scandals that tainted the last government....
09:01 2019-05-29

Nxivm leader taught disciples that women enjoyed rape: witness The accused sex cult leader of Nxivm taught his disciples that women enjoyed being raped and child abuse wasn’t a crime, a witness testified Friday. Keith Raniere’s disturbing lessons were part of a higher-level course within the purported self-help group called the “Human Experime...
19:13 2019-06-14

'The Wolf of Wall Street' Leads to 1MDB Arrest of Ousted Malaysian Leader's Stepson Antigraft authorities arrested former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s stepson, who co-founded the company that produced “The Wolf of Wall Street,” months after the ousted leader was charged in connection to a multibillion-dollar financial scandal that helped topple his government....
15:26 2019-07-04

Church of the Apostles Found? Archaeologists Claim Byzantine-Era Church is Highly Significant Archaeologists with the Israel Antiquities Authority have made what they claim to be a major discovery.  ...
18:52 2019-07-19

Umbrella Movement leader joins 'fight' against Hong Kong leader A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversial extradition bill after being released from prison....
10:39 2019-06-17

R.I.P. Leo The Cat, a.k.a. Pet Sematary's Church Bad news for cat fans today—and also just anybody who’s iffy on the prospect of feline revenants roaming the countryside, going ham on infernal catnip: Leo the cat, one of four feline actors who portrayed family pet Church in the recent Pet Semetary remake, has died. Per The Wrap, his recent adopter...
01:39 2019-05-31

40,000 human skeletons used to build church Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic is home to a Roman Catholic church decorated with grisly remains exhumed in the 15th century. Find out the strange story of the Sedlec Ossuary, aka the "Church of Bones."...
13:26 2019-06-10

She Led a Famed Progressive Church. Then She Said She Was Harassed. New York's Riverside Church has dismissed its first female pastor by not renewing her contract, setting off a debate about sexism, harassment and hypocrisy....
14:26 2019-07-11

Church in Livingston damaged in storm LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Ky. (WPSD)– Over the past 14 years, a Western Kentucky church has served thousands of people whenever there was a crisis, but now they are the ones in need of help. Souls Harbor Holiness served food to anyone who came through their doors. Church member Cindy Lane cooked for ...
22:39 2019-06-28

4 dead, 8 wounded in church van crash in Virginia FORD, Va. (AP) — Four people have been killed and eight others have been wounded in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into a church parking lot off of U.S. 460 Tuesday night when it was hit by a pickup truck hauling metal. A state ...
15:00 2019-05-29

4 dead, 8 hurt in church van crash in Virginia Four people were killed and eight hurt in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into a church parking lot Tuesday night when a pickup truck hit it. The van flipped several times. (May 29)        ...
12:26 2019-05-29

Crystal Cathedral reopens as Catholic church California’s famed Crystal Cathedral — once the home of the late evangelical pastor Robert Schuller’s famed “Hour of Power” TV show — has been purchased by the local Catholic diocese and re-dedicated following a two-year, $72.3 million renovation, according to a new report. T...
23:39 2019-07-18

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police....
00:01 2019-05-23

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was ‘incoherent’ RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking “incoherent phrases” when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police. He allegedly arrived at the church Tuesday after killing his ex-girlfriend wi...
00:39 2019-05-23

Defendant says he doesn’t recall if he shot 8 at church NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man accused of fatally shooting one person and wounding seven others in a Nashville church in 2017 says he can’t remember if he did it. In court Wednesday, 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson testified that he doesn’t remember if he shot others at Burnette Chape...
00:39 2019-05-23

Cross burned at church where black pastor was to appear GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a cross was set on fire at a predominantly white church where a black pastor was scheduled to appear for a revival next month. News outlets report the fire outside Loray Baptist Church in Gastonia on Wednesday burned a cross which had been deco...
19:52 2019-05-29

Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future Long shrouded in scaffolding, the mysterious church of St. George stands as a monument to the conflicts that have dogged cultural politics in the country....
01:13 2019-07-16

| Anglican Church of Canada rejects same-sex marriage The Anglican Church of Canada - which has more than 500 000 members - has rejected a motion to modify its definition of marriage to embrace same-sex unions....
19:00 2019-07-15

Roman Catholic church could allow married men to become priests Vatican summit to discuss proposal to address clergy shortage in remote Amazon areasA Vatican document has called on the Roman Catholic church to consider allowing older married men to become priests in remote areas of the Amazon as a way to overcome the shortage of clergy in the region.The recommen...
17:13 2019-06-17

Autistic Boy Was Forced to Leave a Church. He Got an Apology. When Paul Rimmer took his son to a service at King’s Chapel in Cambridge, England, an usher asked them to leave. Mr. Rimmer’s letter to the dean went viral, with many parents sharing similar stories....
20:01 2019-06-19

Minneapolis church expelled over support of gay marriage MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Leaders of the Evangelical Covenant Church have voted to defrock a Minneapolis pastor and expel his church for permitting gay marriage. The Rev. Dan Collison had his credentials removed by a 77% vote at the Evangelical Covenant Church’s annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, on ...
18:52 2019-06-29

Byzantine font discovered at Nativity Church A Byzantine baptism font was discovered during renovation works at the Nativity Church, Palestinian officials said on Saturday. (June 22)        ...
16:26 2019-06-22

Man Convicted in Deadly Tennessee Church Shooting Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person dead and seven others wounded....
03:26 2019-05-25

Congregants grapple with church shooter once their colleague NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Members of a Tennessee church that was attacked by a gunman have struggled to reconcile the 27-year-old defendant with his younger self, who used to be part of the church. Emanuel Kidega Samson was convicted Friday of first-degree murder and other offenses for fatally shootin...
07:39 2019-05-25

'The Discord Is The Church:' A Place For Gamers To Worship A few months ago, I was watching streamer Matt Souza play Fortnite on a custom server while I played along with his community, GodSquad Church. With a laptop earbud in one ear and my PC headset over another, I landed randomly on a hilltop near Polar Peak, only to immediately be killed by a player I ...
16:00 2019-07-19

Man accused of trying to torch NYC church pleads not guilty NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey college philosophy teacher has pleaded not guilty to trying to set fire to Manhattan’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Marc Lamparello was arraigned Friday in Manhattan Criminal Court. His attorney argued the 37-year-old suffers from mental illness. Prosecutors say ...
23:01 2019-06-07

More than 20 people sickened by carbon monoxide at Midtown church More than 20 people were sickened — including three who were hospitalized — at a Midtown church Tuesday by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning possibly caused by a malfunctioning stove, FDNY officials said. Approximately 80 people were inside St. Malachy’s The Actors’ Chapel on West 49th...
20:13 2019-07-16

UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina Faso church Senior UN officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres have voiced their outrage at a deadly attack on a Catholic church in the north of Burkina Faso on Sunday, during which six people were reportedly killed by gunmen. ...
16:13 2019-05-21

Spain: Unfinished Gaudí church gets permit after 137 years An official building permit has been issued for the unfinished Barcelona church designed by architect Antoni Gaudí 137 years after construction started on La Sagrada Familia Basilica...
20:39 2019-06-08

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany's richest Catholic archdiocese doesn't have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year....
18:13 2019-06-13

Minneapolis pastor and his church expelled for permitting gay marriage Rev Dan Collison had his credentials removed by a 77% vote at the Evangelical Covenant Church’s annual meeting Leaders of the Evangelical Covenant Church have voted to defrock a Minneapolis pastor and expel his church – for permitting gay marriage.The Rev Dan Collison had his credentials removed by ...
22:13 2019-06-29

Jury deciding sentence of Tennessee church shooter NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man convicted of murder in a 2017 Nashville church shooting will spend at least 51 years in prison, but a jury is deciding whether he should have the possibility of parole. During the Tuesday sentencing phase of Emanuel Kidega Samson’s trial, his attorney pr...
22:52 2019-05-28

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
02:00 2019-06-11

Church at center of the D-Day invasion honors American paratrooper The bond between a Normandy town and the Americans who liberated it is memorialized in a unique way -- on a church where an American paratrooper found refuge 75 years ago....
20:13 2019-06-06

Church pays off almost $2M in medical debt for Michigan families Grand Rapids First is covering 1,899 families’ medical debts — almost $2 million in total — across four Michigan counties.        ...
14:26 2019-07-02

The Latest: Church says cardinal addressed abuse ‘swiftly’ HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on a top U.S. cardinal’s handling of a sexual misconduct case (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Representatives of a top leader of the U.S. Catholic Church say he acted “swiftly and justly” to the allegations made by a woman who claims his former deputy lured h...
06:26 2019-06-05

German Protestant Church Assembly summit begins without far-right AfD This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times. Prominent politicians are expected to attend the summit, but the Alternative for Germany party was not invited....
19:39 2019-06-19

'Emanuel' explores life after tragic church shooting Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 rounds in Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine black worshippers....
21:00 2019-06-17

‘Emanuel’ explores life after tragic church shooting NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 rounds in Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine black worshippers. The new documentary, “Emanuel,” explores life...
20:26 2019-06-17

Serbia-Montenegro church row fuels Balkan tensions BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serb official has branded Montenegro a “criminal” state and threatened a “fierce” response over the neighboring country’s plans to introduce a church law. The draft law calls for all religious communities in Montenegro to provide proof that the...
13:26 2019-06-19

The Latest: Police identify 4 killed in church van crash FORD, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a church van crash that killed four people and injured eight others (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Virginia state police have identified four people who were killed when a pickup truck slammed into the back of a church van carrying choir members to a revival. The van was...
21:13 2019-05-29

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried to extort money from a victim and demanded money from the producers of a documentary about clerical abuse....
10:52 2019-05-30

Pastor out at famed Riverside Church after sex toy harassment accusations The reason for her ouster is far more stimulating than any sermon this pastor could have delivered. The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, the first woman to lead Manhattan’s famed Riverside Church, lost her lofty post amid complaints that she brought ministers and a congregant on a sex toy shopping spree a...
01:39 2019-07-12

Catholic Church considers married priests for Amazon A historic shift in policy could pave the way for married men to preach in areas where clergy are scarce. The requirement for priests to have never been married has been in place for centuries....
03:26 2019-06-18

Rapper T.I. and Atlanta church work to end mass imprisonment ATLANTA (AP) — Music artist T.I. is lending his voice to a project involving the late Martin Luther King Jr.’s home church in Atlanta. Ebenezer Baptist Church plans a three-day conference at the historic church in Atlanta to address mass incarcerations. The Rev. Raphael Warnock said in a state...
20:39 2019-06-16

Byzantine baptism font discovered at Nativity Church A Byzantine baptism font was discovered during renovation works at the Nativity Church, Palestinian officials said on Saturday. (June 22)        ...
20:26 2019-06-22

Tennessee Church Shooter Sentenced to Life Without Parole It took a Tennessee jury less than two hours of deliberation to sentence Emanuel Kidega Samson for his fatal role in a shooting at a Nashville church....
21:52 2019-05-29

US Catholic Church reports big rise in sex-abuse allegations Quantifying its vast sex-abuse crisis, the U.S. Roman Catholic Church said Friday that allegations of child sex abuse by clerics more than doubled in its latest 12-month reporting period, and that its spending on victim compensation and child protection surged above $300 million. During the period f...
04:39 2019-06-01

Hey friends, have you heard the good news about gaming church? Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
07:13 2019-07-19

Tourist douses fire in Austrian church with holy water Vienna's famous Dominican Church was saved from possible disaster after a tourist spotted two confessional boxes on fire and doused the flames with holy water....
19:39 2019-06-19

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
02:00 2019-06-11

Prosecutors: Syrian man planned ISIS-fueled church bombing PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq, federal authorities said in announcing the man’s arrest Wednesday. A criminal complaint alleges Mustafa Mousab Alowemer planned to bom...
04:52 2019-06-20

Jury returns to deliberate in Tennessee church shooting case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jurors in Tennessee are deliberating the fate of a black man who killed a woman and wounded seven people at a Nashville church in apparent revenge for the racist massacre of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina. Twenty-seven-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson is c...
14:39 2019-05-24

Even the Guy Who Started a Church Worshipping A.I. Is Pulling Back on Driverless Car Gospel Anthony Levandowski, the guy you may recall from the center of the Waymo and Uber lawsuit over autonomous vehicle I.P., the radical who started a church worshipping an A.I. god, the person who allegedly intentionally modified Google’s driverless car fleet to take them where they weren’t permitted on...
01:13 2019-06-20

Gallup: Confidence in church or organized religion falls to 36 percent Thirty-six percent of respondents to a new Gallup poll released Monday said they have confidence in the church or organized religion, a far cry from the 60-plus percent confidence the institutions enjoyed in the 1970s....
23:26 2019-07-08

Topless photos, stolen bricks mean new fence at church ruins YEMASSEE, S.C. (AP) — After vandals stole bricks from the ruins of an 18th century South Carolina church and a woman posed for topless pictures in its archway, the caretakers have put a fence around the site. Old Sheldon Church caretaker Bill Sammons says the 5-foot (152-centimeter) tall fence was i...
18:26 2019-06-18

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media reports. Humanitarian groups have criticized the rejections as harsh....
20:39 2019-06-08

Prosecutors: Suspect made album art with church arson photos OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the suspect in three Louisiana church arsons took photos and videos of the fires while they were burning and shared them with his friends. News outlets report 21-year-old Holden Matthews had a detention hearing Monday. Prosecutors showed an edited album ...
23:52 2019-06-18

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media, the less social we are becoming.” He w...
13:39 2019-06-09

NY church agrees to move Fulton Sheen’s remains to Illinois NEW YORK (AP) — Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is going home. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Sunday it’ll cooperate in transferring Sheen’s remains from Manhattan to Peoria, Illinois, after a court ruled Sheen’s niece could bury him there. Sheen, known for his revoluti...
23:26 2019-06-09

How The Hell Did They Get That? There’s Somehow An Actual Roller Coaster At The Church Carnival This Year The summer carnival at St. Mary’s Church in Grand Forks, ND is usually just a standard-fare church carnival consisting of small rides and basic games, but the church just upped the ante in a major way: They somehow managed to get an actual goddamn roller coaster this year....
00:26 2019-06-18

​Church of England finds 50% rise in abuse claims and concerns Number of reports to dioceses relating to past and present abuse reaches 3,287 in 2017The number of situations where the Church of England dealt with “concerns and allegations” about abuse rose by 50% between 2015 and 2017, figures show.Incidents relating to the abuse of children and vulnerable adul...
19:13 2019-06-19

In Sri Lanka, PM Makes Unscheduled Visit To Church Hit By Easter Bombing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Sri Lanka this morning, made an unscheduled visit to a Catholic church that was bombed during the Easter suicide attacks in April....
12:00 2019-06-09

‘Mormon’ No More: Faithful Reflect on Church’s Move to Scrap a Moniker For the Latter-day Saints faithful, a shift away from a longtime name has meant lighthearted screw-ups, logistical complications and reflections on identity....
12:26 2019-06-29

The Latest: Jury finds man guilty in deadly church shooting NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on jury deliberations in the 2017 Tennessee church shooting (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A jury has found a man guilty of murder in a shooting at a Nashville church two years ago that left a woman dead and seven people wounded. The jury deliberated less than five h...
21:00 2019-05-24

Michigan church erases medical debt for nearly 2,000 families: report Nearly 2,000 families in western Michigan will find out this week that all their medical debts have been paid off by a church in the area. Grand Rapids First, a church in Wyoming, Mich., announced Sunday that the church will be paying off the medical debt of 1,899 families in four counties, an amoun...
22:52 2019-07-03

Police investigating Satanic graffiti at west side church TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson police are investigating Satanic graffiti that vandals spray-painted at a west side church. The satanic messages and symbols were reported Thursday morning at Flowing Wells Assembly of God, 3198 N. Flowing Wells Road. Assembly of God church on Flowing Wells near Miracle...
18:52 2019-06-13

Jail calls: Suspect, ex laughed at Tennessee church shooting Jurors have heard jail calls in which a suspect charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017 laughs about it with his then-girlfriend....
21:39 2019-05-23

Syrian refugee charged in church bombing plot due in court PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Syrian refugee charged with plotting to bomb a Pittsburgh church to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq is due in federal court Friday. A criminal complaint alleges Mustafa Mousab Alowemer planned to bomb an unidentified church on Pittsburgh’s north side, and pur...
13:00 2019-06-21

Free up church land for therapeutic gardening, says bishop of Carlisle Bishop plants idea of using Church of England plots to benefit homeless people and those feeling isolated or lonelyChurches should offer their green spaces as gardening projects for people with mental health problems, a senior Church of England bishop has said.Studies had established the therapeutic...
18:26 2019-06-05

Kentucky tells church giving away used glasses to homeless it is breaking law A Kentucky church member developed a program 16 years ago to help thousands of people who can't afford glasses and it has spread to 79 countries -- but they may not be able to do it because of state officials....
01:00 2019-07-04

Riverside Church pastor set to receive $500K payout after sex toy scandal Riverside Church’s outgoing female pastor is set to receive an exit package worth at least half a million dollars — after leaving her job amid allegations she bought an employee an unwanted $200 vibrator while on a work trip, The Post has learned. The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler — who made...
01:39 2019-07-13

Anger as Church of Scotland decides not to divest from fossil fuels Despite agreeing upon climate emergency, delegates vote to back oil and gas companiesMore than 70 Church of Scotland delegates – including the outgoing moderator the Very Rev Susan Brown – have formally lodged their frustration at the decision of its general assembly not to divest from fossil fuels,...
20:00 2019-05-22

Alabama sheriff charged with scamming food bank, church BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama sheriff is charged with scamming a food bank and his own church to pocket thousands under a law that let state sheriffs profit from feeding prisoners. Court records show Pickens County Sheriff David Abston was arrested Friday, and he is pleading guilty to fraud and...
20:39 2019-06-14

Judge denies request to dismiss lawsuits over church attack A federal judge has rejected a defense request to claims against the U.S. Air Force stemming from a 2017 massacre at a Texas church that left more than two dozen people dead....
02:13 2019-05-24

Alabama church to screen banned ‘Arthur’ gay wedding episode BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Methodist church in Alabama is screening an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” that has been shunned by Alabama Public Television for featuring a same-sex wedding. AL.com reports the First United Methodist Church in Birmingham is hosting the free scree...
17:13 2019-06-03

Syrian refugee arrested for plot to bomb Pittsburgh church Federal authorities have arrested a Syrian refugee who was plotting to attack a Pittsburgh church, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Mustafa Mousab Alowemer, 21, was charged with one count of attempting to provide material support and resources to a terror group and two counts of distri...
06:52 2019-06-20

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend, shoots 3 dead at church RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Authorities in Brazil say a man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people. The gunman was then shot and wounded by military police at the church in Paracatu in Minais Gerais state. He was re...
05:39 2019-05-22

Alabama Methodist church to screen shunned ‘Arthur’ episode BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Methodist church in Alabama is screening an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” that has been shunned by Alabama Public Television for featuring a same-sex wedding. AL.com reports the First United Methodist Church in Birmingham is hosting the free ...
13:26 2019-06-03

Actor BD Wong quietly buys home in converted church Tony-winning actor BD Wong has quietly purchased a duplex in a converted Brooklyn Heights church for $1.25 million, according to records recently filed with the city. Wong is known to many for his role as Dr. George Huang on the popular television series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” (The 58-...
04:52 2019-06-06

Man arrested for allegedly plotting bomb attack on Pittsburgh church Authorities arrested a Syrian man who allegedly plotted a terrorist attack on a Christian church in Pittsburgh last month, the Department of Justice said Wednesday....
06:52 2019-06-20

Detective calls for execution of LGBT people in church sermon A Tennessee sheriff’s detective gave a church sermon calling for the government to arrest and “speedily” execute LGBT people. The Knox County Attorney General’s Office said it is probing the lecture Knox County Sheriff’s Detective Grayson Fritts gave to his congregation...
01:26 2019-06-14

Pastor held burglary suspect at gunpoint inside Florida church This pastor believes in a higher firepower. A quick-thinking clergyman at a Florida church held a burglary suspect at gunpoint early Thursday until cops arrived minutes later, the Tampa Bay Times reports. “I said, Dude, what are you doing?’” Pastor Brant Adams of Seminole Heights Baptist Church told...
18:52 2019-07-12

A church helped him found an orphanage in Kenya. Then he sexually abused 4 girls there Federal prosecutors say a Pennsylvania man sexually molested four teenage girls at a Kenyan orphanage he founded with a church's help.        ...
17:52 2019-07-12

Christian Church Ruins Unearthed in Alexandria May Be Oldest Ever Found in Egypt An excavation in Egypt has unearthed some ruins that they say is one of the oldest Christian churches ever found in the country. The experts were working on a ruined basilica when they found the remains of an even older church. This find could even be the oldest known Church in Egypt and is likely t...
14:13 2019-05-28

Prominent liberal church ousts pastor after alleged sex toy shopping spree A famous liberal Manhattan church has parted ways with its first female senior minister after complaints she brought fellow ministers on a sex toy shopping spree and gifted one of them an unwanted vibrator, according to reports....
19:26 2019-07-12

Riverside Church pastor tight-lipped on alleged sex-toy shopping spree She’s taking a vow of silence. The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, ousted pastor of Riverside Church, was tight-lipped Friday morning when asked about the sex-toy shopping spree scandal that torpedoed her cushy career. A grim-faced Butler stepped out of her West 104th Street apartment building carrying a...
19:26 2019-07-12

Aussie home minister lays wreath at bombed Sri Lanka church NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Australian Home Minister Peter Dutton has laid a wreath and offered condolences for the Easter Sunday bomb attacks in Sri Lanka on a visit to the South Asian island nation. Dutton visited St. Sebastian’s Church in the seaside town of Negombo, one of three churches att...
13:26 2019-06-03

Israeli court upholds Orthodox church land sales to settlers JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled against the Greek Orthodox Church in a long-running legal battle over the sale of three properties in predominantly Palestinian parts of Jerusalem’s Old City to a Jewish settler group. The ruling handed down on Monday was part of a protra...
17:13 2019-06-13

Tennessee church gunman Emanuel Samson sentenced to life without parole A man convicted in a 2017 Nashville church shooting that left one worshipper dead and seven others injured will spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance of parole, a jury ruled Tuesday....
07:26 2019-05-29

Crash Kills 4 Members of Church Choir en Route to Revival Meeting “Going for revivals is kind of the norm for country churches,” said a choir member from Shiloh Baptist Church who was traveling in another car to the meeting....
06:26 2019-05-30

Alabama church to screen shunned Arthur episode featuring gay wedding First United Methodist church in Birmingham will screen episode on 15 June after Alabama Public Television refused to air episodeA Methodist church in Alabama will hold a public screening of an episode of the PBS children’s show Arthur that has been shunned by Alabama Public Television for featuring...
20:13 2019-06-03

Florida church is 'complete loss' after fire investigators have tied to lightning A Florida church is a “complete loss,” according to officials there, after a fire on Tuesday afternoon that investigators suspect was due to lightning....
00:52 2019-07-11

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
16:13 2019-06-02

Dallas Church Offers Free Weddings to Couples Living Together, on One Condition In 2016, 25 couples married in a mass ceremony, after they agreed to 11 weeks of premarital counseling. This year, 50 couples have signed up for a September ceremony....
17:39 2019-07-11

Trump’s hairstyle at church service prompts speculation on social media Speculation abounded Sunday after President Trump was photographed with what appeared to be a new hairstyle during a surprise visit Sunday to a Virginia church. ...
14:26 2019-06-03

Church, civic officials to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers TUCSON – Catholic Community Services leaders and officials plan to discuss temporary housing for asylum seekers in Pima County Wednesday afternoon. The press conference is scheduled at 1:45 p.m., at the Diocese of Tucson Conference and Educational Center, 192 S. Stone Ave. #2. According to the churc...
16:13 2019-07-17

Famed Crystal Cathedral reopens as Roman Catholic church after $72M renovation After a two-year, $72.3 million renovation, the famous Crystal Cathedral in Southern California reportedly reopened its doors Wednesday as a Roman Catholic church -- now called Christ Cathedral....
07:13 2019-07-18

Brazilian fatally stabs girlfriend in her home, shoots 3 dead at church RIO DE JANEIRO — A man knifed his girlfriend to death in her home Tuesday, then went to a Baptist church and opened fire with a pistol, killing three more people, authorities said. The gunman was then shot and wounded by military police at the church in Paracatu in Minais Gerais state, officials sai...
11:52 2019-05-22

Love is in the prayer: Italian church to play host to singles' event Friars at St Anthony’s basilica in Padua hope saint can help hundreds of people find loveFriars at one of Italy’s most revered and beautiful churches are endeavouring to play cupid to hundreds of single people due to converge on the building in search of a soulmate.The friars at St Anthony’s basilic...
11:26 2019-06-21

Federal hate crime charges filed in black church fires The U.S. Justice Department says it's filing federal hate crime charges against a Louisiana man in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches earlier this year....
21:52 2019-06-12

Cracker Barrel bars church event over LGBT execution remarks KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cracker Barrel says it won’t host an event by a Tennessee church whose pastor was a detective who preached that the government should execute gay people. Cracker Barrel said Tuesday on Twitter that it’s not affiliated with All Scripture Baptist Church or its pasto...
19:00 2019-06-19

Judgment, trust, LGBT issues driving millennials from Mormon church Mormon millennials are leaving the church at double the rate of their parents and grandparents, according to a new book that surveys current and former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints....
20:39 2019-05-22

Watch: Florida man dresses as Spider-Man to pressure wash church roof A perplexed Florida resident captured video when he spotted an unusual scene in his neighborhood: someone in a Spider-Man costume pressure-cleaning the roof in the rain....
23:13 2019-06-18

How religious celebs like Kanye West inspired Sunday ‘church’ fashion When Robelsie Collado orders her weekly shipment of designer outfits from Rent the Runway — a $159-a-month subscription service that’s like a library for fashion — she makes sure to set aside a special ensemble for church. “I grew up watching my mom wear her nicest things on Sunday,” the 25-year-old...
22:26 2019-05-21

Israel Folau targets support for transgender children in church sermon ‘God has called us,’ ex-Wallaby says in video as he renews attack on homosexualityIsrael Folau has used a sermon at his Sydney church to describe homosexuality as a sin and criticise young people being allowed to “change their gender”.In a video posted to his church’s Facebook page, the former rugby...
06:00 2019-06-17

Noose found near Crown Heights church in possible hate crime: police The symbol of black oppression was found Saturday morning on some bushes outside the United House of Prayer for all People, a Pentecostal church on Park Place in Crown Heights, police said....
22:52 2019-06-23

The Tariff Man's Mexican mischief In an ironic turn of events, the day after President Trump shocked the world with his plan to impose border taxes on all imports from Mexico beginning June 10, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia released its latest 50-state “leading indicators” map, which forecasts a data-driven look at state ...
21:00 2019-06-05

Syrian refugee arrested in plot to bomb Pittsburgh church for ISIS, feds say The FBI foiled an attempted bomb plot and arrested a Syrian refugee on Wednesday who allegedly planned to bomb a church in Pittsburgh in the name of the Islamic State, investigators have revealed....
06:39 2019-06-20

Emanuel Samson sentenced to life without parole for 2017 Tennessee church shooting The Nashville jury, which already found Samson, 27, guilty of first-degree murder, decided on the sentence possible after less than two hours.        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

Chile removes statute of limitations on child sex abuse amid Church crisis Chilean President Sebastian Pinera signed into law on Thursday a bill to remove the statute of limitations on sex crimes involving children amid a sex abuse crisis that has rocked the country's Catholic Church and claimed more than 200 victims....
00:52 2019-07-12

Syrian man planned Pittsburgh church bombing to inspire ISIS followers, arrested A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq.        ...
17:39 2019-06-20

Supreme Court agrees to hear church-state dispute over public funds The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a case in which a Montana court ruled that religious schools can not participate in a tax credit program that reimbursed scholarship donations....
03:26 2019-06-29

A British church apologized after it asked a boy with autism to leave for making noises during a service A dad intended to celebrate the end of Father's Day at church with his two young sons in tow. But it was cut short for what the church considered a disruption and Rimmer considered "rejection."...
01:52 2019-06-20

Supreme Court: WWI memorial cross doesn't violate church-state clause The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday that a large concrete cross in suburban Washington, D.C., that honors veterans of World War I does not violate the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and state....
21:26 2019-06-20

Subterranean ‘Water Tank’ Is Actually the Oldest Christian Church in Russia, Say Nuclear Physicists The conclusion of a team of scientists testing the hypothesis of archaeologists about the use of a building in the Derbent fortress of Naryn-Kala as a Christian temple is that it is ‘most likely to be true’.  ...
22:00 2019-07-13

Virginia church sign ‘America: Love or Leave It’ sparks criticism, support This image taken from video provided by WSET-TV shows a sign “America: Love it or Leave It.” posted outside the Friendship Baptist Church in Appomattox, Va., on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Amid a national furor over President Donald Trump’s tweet urging four Democratic congresswomen to “go b...
18:26 2019-07-19

Nashville church ‘shooter’ wanted to kill ‘a minimum of 10 white churchgoers’: prosecutors The trial of Emanuel Samson, who is accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven others at a Nashville church in 2017, officially began on Monday — with prosecutors releasing details about his alleged motives, including how he wanted to kill “a minimum of 10 white churchgoers.&...
15:39 2019-05-21

Antioch, Tenn., church shooter Emanuel Samson sentenced to life in prison A Tennessee jury has handed down a life sentence for a man who opened fire at an Antioch church in 2017, killing one woman and injuring seven others....
21:26 2019-05-29

Suspect in Louisiana Black Church Arsons Charged With Federal Hate Crimes Prosecutors in Louisiana have charged suspect Holden Matthews, 21, with federal hate crimes for allegedly burning several black churches in the St. Landry Parish region earlier this year, according to NBC....
07:26 2019-06-13

Eagle Scout rolls expected to drop after Mormon church ends partnership The number of Eagle Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America is expected to fall dramatically when the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints ends its 105-year partnership with organization in January....
13:39 2019-07-17

Andrew Jackson rebellion: Church stamps Harriet Tubman's image on $20 bills Hope Central Church in Boston has been stamping all $20 bills from its offering plates with Harriet Tubman's face. It is, the pastor says, a "worthy replacement."...
05:13 2019-06-05

Tennessee detective's church sermon calls for execution of LGBTQ people Knox County Sheriff's Office detective Grayson Fritts made references to his law enforcement role during the sermon at All Scripture Baptist Church.        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

India's Modi visits bombed Sri Lanka church, vows support after attacks Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday honored those killed by Islamist militants in Sri Lanka's Easter bombings, vowing support for the island nation as Delhi seeks to counter the rise of China in the region....
13:39 2019-06-09

Medieval Skull Found Beneath Rothwell Church Shows Violent Blow In a dark crypt that lies beneath an active parish church in England, the remains of thousands of men, women and children who died in medieval Britain are stuffed into crates and stacked on wooden racks from floor to ceiling. Experts have begun examining some of the skulls one-by-one and a violent h...
12:26 2019-06-09

Cracker Barrel Tells Pastor His Church Is Not Welcome After Sermon Calling for Execution of Gay People A Cracker Barrel restaurant in Tennessee turned away a pastor who preached anti-LGBT sermons, including that gay people should be executed by the government. Grayson Fritts, a Tennessee pastor who is also a detective at the Knox County, Tennessee Sheriff’s Office, was planning a meeting with h...
15:39 2019-06-20

Constitutional expert on 'separation of church and state': Framers said nothing wrong with religion in culture The phrase, "separation of church and state," appears nowhere in the Constitution and the Founding Fathers saw nothing wrong with having religion in American culture, according to an expert....
12:13 2019-06-23

Mexican Peso Tumbles Against the Dollar Investors dumped the Mexican peso and piled into haven assets Friday, as President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico rattled global markets....
22:26 2019-05-31

A Chef Plunges Into Mexican Politics Gabriela Cámara, of Contramar and Cala, is on the brink of global culinary fame. But first she’ll return home to Mexico to advise the country’s president on food policy....
18:52 2019-06-04

20% federal inmates are immigrants, mostly Mexican One-fifth of all federal prison inmates are not U.S citizens, many facing illegal immigration charges, according to new data from the Federal Bureau of Prisons....
21:00 2019-07-05

Mexican journalist murdered on her doorstep Norma Sarabia had worked as a crime reporter in the state of Tabasco for 15 years. She is the sixth journalist to be killed this year in a country ranked third most dangerous in the world....
16:39 2019-06-12

| SA dismiss Mexican hockey challenge South Africa and Mexico took on each other for the first time in a winner takes all group stage game at the FIH Hockey Series Final in Bhubaneswar in India....
22:00 2019-06-10

Alabama Methodist church to screen 'Arthur' episode with same-sex marriage that state public TV refused to air A Methodist church in Alabama plans to screen the controversial episode of "Arthur" that featured a same-sex marriage that Alabama Public Television refused to air last month....
14:39 2019-06-03

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Maryland 'peace cross' in church and state test case A 40-foot-tall (12 meters) cross-shaped war memorial standing on public land in Maryland does not represent an impermissible government endorsement of religion, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a major decision testing the boundaries of the U.S. Constitution's separation of church and state....
18:26 2019-06-20

Emanuel Samson found guilty of first-degree murder in 2017 Tennessee church shooting Samson was indicted on 43 counts in the case, including first-degree murder in the shooting death of Melanie Crow.        ...
22:13 2019-05-24

Alabama governor quietly signs law allowing mega-church a private police force The law, which was approved quietly two weeks ago, allows Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham to set-up a private law enforcement department.        ...
03:13 2019-06-22

Bomb-making materials found in boxes for homeless donated to church in North Carolina Authorities found bomb-making materials inside donated boxes designated to benefit the homeless at a warehouse near a church in North Carolina, according to a report....
03:52 2019-06-28

Jury finds man guilty of murder in 2017 Nashville church shooting; he said he didn’t remember doing it NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jury finds man guilty of murder in 2017 Nashville church shooting; he said he didn’t remember doing it. The post Jury finds man guilty of murder in 2017 Nashville church shooting; he said he didn’t remember doing it appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:00 2019-05-24

Barcelona issues work permit for Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia church — 137 years late The basilica’s first stone was laid in 1882, but Barcelona officials said there was no record showing a building permit first requested in 1885 ever was granted or rejected....
01:52 2019-06-09

How do you make your soul grow? Embrace your everyday creativity – no matter how aimless | Charlotte Church The idea that people are creative or not is rubbish. And the risk of not engaging in creative action is far higher than that of making a fool of yourselfLegend has it that the opulent, peculiar Dame Edith Sitwell, before commencing her day’s work, would lie still in an open coffin, marinate in her o...
15:26 2019-07-08

Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History of Racism and Homophobia to Form Its Own Police Force In 2017, when Briarwood Presbyterian Church asked the overwhelmingly Republican legislature of Alabama to grant it the authority to form its own police force, politicians let the bill die amid public outcry over the separation of church and state, the congregation’s history of racism and its public ...
23:00 2019-06-20

U.S.'s Pompeo holding one-on-one meeting with Mexican counterpart U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is holding a one-on-one meeting on Wednesday with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard following a larger meeting at the White House on trade and immigration, a State Department official said....
01:00 2019-06-06

The Latest: Ambassador says ‘the limit is Mexican dignity’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on scheduled talks between the U.S. and Mexico (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Mexico has launched a counter-offensive against the threat of U.S. tariffs, saying the steps it has taken on immigration have kept hundreds of thousands of migrants from reaching the United State...
16:52 2019-06-03

Mexican president expects deal with U.S. over immigration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday said he expects to reach a deal with the United States over immigration before Washington carries out its threat to enact punitive tariffs....
15:52 2019-06-04

Up to four avocado trucks stolen in Mexican state every day Packers and exporters took out newspaper adverts to decry situation in Michoacán, a battleground for warring crime factionsUp to four trucks carrying avocados are stolen every day in the violent Mexican state of Michoacán, as organized crime groups seek to take advantage of consumers’ seemingly insa...
20:39 2019-06-14

Tariffs on Mexican Imports Could Squeeze U.S. Railroads Proposed U.S. tariffs on Mexican imports would impact billions of dollars of cargo moving across the border on railroads including Kansas City Southern and Union Pacific....
04:39 2019-06-01

BMW's new $1B factory caught in Trump's Mexican standoff President Trump’s vow to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods comes just in time to hit exports from a $1 billion BMW Group factory that opens in the country next week....
05:52 2019-06-01

Mexican officials nab over 200 migrants hidden in trucks Mexican authorities nabbed more than 200 migrants hidden in trucks in recent days — including dozens spotted by a large X-ray scanner hiding in secret compartments. The X-ray shows a ghost-like truck filled with the brightened silhouettes of the migrants, some sitting and others lying down along two...
20:39 2019-07-09

Mexican president says he would like to disband the nation's army Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like to disband the army and put national security in the hands of the new National Guard militarized police force, though he recognized the proposal was unlikely to happen....
17:52 2019-07-01

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing six A Mexican military helicopter engaged in firefighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew and an inspector with the national forestry commission, the Navy said on Saturday....
05:52 2019-05-26

Letter From Mexican President Goes Way Over Trump’s Head Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) responded to a threat by Donald Trump over new tariffs on Mexican goods with a letter focused on concepts Trump can’t possibly understand: dignity, fairness, compassion, and principles....
23:00 2019-06-01

Mexican Economy Contracts, Testing New Government The Mexican economy contracted in the first quarter from the end of last year, a challenge for the six-month-old government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who said he expects economic growth to average 4% during his six-year term....
18:52 2019-05-24

More Mexican troops arrive at Guatemalan border Mexico deployed more troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday amid growing evidence that the heightened military presence was deterring some migrants from trying to cross the border. (June 18)        ...
17:39 2019-06-18

Mexican tariffs would be bad news for denim retailers Mexico is the biggest supplier of men's and boy's jeans to the U.S., representing about 35% of imports, according to the American Apparel & Footwear Association....
17:39 2019-05-31

Andy Ruiz Jr.: Everyone who thinks I'm not Mexican is wrong Andy Ruiz Jr. feels proud to be the first heavyweight world titleholder of Mexican descent and has a message for those who question his Mexican roots....
22:39 2019-06-06

Mulvaney says Trump is ‘deadly serious’ about Mexican tariffs WASHINGTON – Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said President Trump is “deadly serious” about imposing tariffs on Mexico to push the country to stop the flow of migrants crossing the US southern border. “He is absolutely, deadly serious,” Mulvaney said on “Fox News Sunday.&...
01:52 2019-06-03

Police arrest man connected to fatal hit-and-run TUCSON – The man wanted in connection to a fatal hit-and-run that occurred earlier this month has been arrested. Justin Lang, 32, was arrested in a residence near 30th Street and Marc Drive on Friday. Justin Lang/ Tucson Police Department Authorities say Lang was arrested after he allegedly hit two ...
05:39 2019-06-29

Women in cardiac arrest less likely than men to get help from bystanders (Reuters Health) - Women who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital are less likely to receive help from bystanders and have less chance of survival than men, a recent Dutch study showed....
07:39 2019-05-25

The Latest: FIFA says arrest of Platini is 'concerning' The Latest on the French investigation involving Michel Platini (all times local): ___ 12:50 p.m. FIFA says it is "concerning" to hear that former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested in France in relation to a corruption probe into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar....
16:52 2019-06-18

ACLU Files Lawsuit After California Church Is Removed as Polling Place for Supporting Black Lives Matter With the 2018 midterms three months away, the Fresno, Calif., country clerk and register of voters received a rather peculiar grievance....
20:26 2019-06-11

GOP lawmakers say Trump's Mexican tariffs endanger USMCA Republican lawmakers warn that President Trump has imperiled the ratification chances of his U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade by announcing a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods. Trump said the tariff was needed to force Mexico to crack down on immigrants transiting the country on their way to the U...
23:00 2019-05-31

Phoenix Zoo welcomes Mexican Gray Wolf pups New-born Mexican Gray Wolf pups playing. Courtesy: Phoenix Zoo Twitter PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Arizona Center for Nature Conservation announced Monday, the birth of six healthy Mexican Gray Wolf Pups at the Phoenix Zoo. This litter marks the first successful birth at the Phoenix Zoo in 20 years. ...
06:00 2019-06-04

Decrepit Factory Becomes Symbol of Mexican Corruption Battle The purchase by Mexican state oil company Pemex of a fertilizer plant that still isn’t running, six years and hundreds of millions of dollars later, has emerged at an emblem of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s campaign against corruption....
18:52 2019-06-04

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the government to stem the flow of migrants crossing the U.S. southern border. (May 31)        ...
20:52 2019-05-31

Trump promise of new Mexican tariffs brings protests WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a surprise announcement that could derail a major trade deal. President Donald Trump has announced that he is placing a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to c...
08:52 2019-05-31

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight amid reports that lawmakers are considering steps to block his latest trade salvo....
20:13 2019-06-04

Mexican journalist rescued hours after abduction by gunmen A kidnapped journalist was rescued by security forces in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz hours after he was taken by armed men outside his home, Mexican officials and the journalist said Thursday....
21:26 2019-06-13

Trump says US will impose 5% tariff on all Mexican imports from June 10 Duties of up to 25% will be added if Mexico does not substantially stop the "illegal inflow of aliens" entering the U.S., the White House said Thursday....
08:00 2019-05-31

Mexican president expects immigration tariff deal with US soon Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday he believes a deal is close that would end the Trump administration's threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in response to illegal immigration....
18:39 2019-06-04

Mexican police protest absorption into new National Guard Under Mexico's new National Guard, federal police officers fear they will lose pay and seniority benefits. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador created the new agency to combat gang violence....
12:52 2019-07-04

Trump's tariff on Mexican imports startles industry Deutsche Bank estimates that if the penalty rises to the full 25 percent, GM would take a $6.3 billion hit before interest and taxes; FCA's hit would be $4.8 billion; and Ford's would be $3.3 billion....
08:00 2019-06-03

Mexican president’s party unseats conservatives in 2 states MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s leftist Morena party has apparently unseated the conservative National Action Party in the governorship of the border state of Baja California. Baja California became the first state in Mexico where an opposition party won a governorsh...
16:52 2019-06-03

Tariffs on Mexican Imports Would Hit More Than Avocados in Grocery Stores President Trump’s threat to slap escalating tariffs on Mexican imports could drive up the price of tomatoes, strawberries and many other foods in U.S. supermarkets and restaurants....
05:26 2019-06-02

Mexican officials find 51 migrants in truck using giant X-ray Mexican officials using a large X-ray scanner at a checkpoint in the central state of Zacatecas found 51 Central American migrants in hidden compartments inside a truck....
21:52 2019-07-08

Avocados Will Get More Expensive if Trump Taxes Mexican Imports President Trump has announced a 5% tariff on Mexican imports starting June 10, with increases up to 25% as needed until “illegal migrants coming through Mexico” stop, he announced on Twitter....
01:39 2019-06-04

Mexican economy minister says impact of tariffs would hit all 50 U.S. states Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday that the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to place on Mexican exports would impact all 50 U.S. states and harm value chains, consumers and trade-related jobs in both nations....
02:39 2019-06-04

Mexican Shelters Strained by Migrants Struggle With U.S. Returnees Migrant shelters in Mexico are already overcrowded and resources are thin in border communities facing a rising number of asylum seekers sent back from the U.S. after a deal to avert President Trump’s tariffs....
16:00 2019-06-17

Chevron says new U.S. tariffs may impair development of Mexican market Oil giant Chevron Corp said on Friday the imposition of new tariffs may lead to retaliation by Mexico impairing the development of that nation's recently opened market for imports of U.S. gasoline and diesel....
05:13 2019-06-01

Mexican authorities push out camping migrants in south TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican immigration authorities have cleared a park of camping Central American migrants and another makeshift encampment of Haitians and African migrants outside an immigration detention center near the Guatemala border. About 100 migrants were pushed out of the Tapachula p...
19:52 2019-05-29

Mexican senator injured by bomb hidden in book A bomb disguised as a book exploded when a Mexican senator opened it Wednesday, causing minor injuries. Local media reported that Sen. Citlalli Hernandez, who represents Mexico City, received what appeared to be a gift at her office at the Senate headquarters The 29-year-old senator opened it around...
04:39 2019-06-01

How tariffs on Mexican imports could affect what you pay for vegetables and cars Tariffs on Mexican imports would affect prices of vegetables, cars TVs. A 5% tariff could rise to 25% if Mexico doesn't halt illegal immigration.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

GOP would be ‘foolish’ to block tariffs on Mexican imports: Trump Republicans are deeply concerned that Trump’s proposed 5 per cent tariffs on all imports from Mexico would spike U.S. consumers’ costs, harm the economy and imperil a major pending US-Mexico-Canada trade deal....
00:26 2019-06-05

Mexican president says Canadian pipeline contracts were ‘abusive’ The Canadian ambassador to Mexico wrote on Twitter Wednesday that the Mexican government appears "not to wish to respect natural gas pipeline contracts."...
21:26 2019-06-27

Mexican military helicopter crashes, killing five crew A Mexican military helicopter engaged in fire-fighting operations crashed in central Mexico on Friday, killing five members of the Navy crew, the Navy said on Saturday....
22:52 2019-05-25

La Llorona: An In-depth Investigation into the Reality of the Mexican Legend Of all the Latin American folktales and legends, none are more prolific and well-known as that of La Llorona. Long before its latest movie incarnation, “The Curse of La Llorona” ...
06:26 2019-05-25

Mexican president hopes for deal with U.S. on migration on Thursday Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he hoped a deal could be struck with the United States on Thursday to resolve a migration dispute and avoid the Trump administration imposing trade tariffs on Mexico next week....
19:13 2019-06-06

The President’s ‘Emergency’ Tariffs on Mexican Goods, Explained The president is again going beyond his predecessors in using powers that lawmakers granted the presidency for use in exigent circumstances. This time, Republicans say they will push back....
18:39 2019-06-06

Pence meets with Mexican delegation but tariffs seem inevitable now Vice President Mike Pence was to meet with Mexican diplomats Wednesday to avert an economic crisis as President Donald Trump's threatens to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports....
22:13 2019-06-05

Mexican President Says He Wants To Disband Country's Army: Report Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like to disband the army and put national security in the hands of the new National Guard militarized police force, though he......
00:26 2019-07-02

US business groups relieved Mexican tariffs averted The nation's leading business groups expressed relief Saturday over the White House's announcement it had reached a deal with Mexico and would be dropping plans to place tariffs on its goods....
22:52 2019-06-08

The Latest: Mexican official says tariff talks will continue WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on goods coming from Mexico (all times local): 7 p.m. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard says no agreement was reached on tariffs during Wednesday’s White House meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and Sec...
01:52 2019-06-06

Mexican-grown papayas linked to salmonella outbreak in U.S. Federal health officials issued a recall alert Friday for papayas grown in Mexico and sold in multiple states in the Northeast due to a salmonella outbreak....
03:26 2019-06-29

Mexican man charged in smuggling crash that left 6 dead CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A 23-year-old Mexican man has been arrested and charged with smuggling migrants in a run that ended death for six migrants. A statement Friday from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Corpus Christi says Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno of Montemorelos, Nuevo Leon, Mexico was arre...
00:52 2019-06-08

Mexican city of Guadalajara hit with freak hail storm The Mexican city of Guadalajara was hit with a freak hail storm on Sunday. One of the country’s most populous cities was struck with a deluge of ice pellets that left homes battered and cars trapped in ice. “I’ve never seen such scenes in Guadalajara,” said the state governor...
06:39 2019-07-01

IDW’s President Wants to Unearth Spider-Man’s Hidden Mexican History Even as moviegoers get reacquainted with Peter Parker Marvel Studios’ latest release, Spider-Man: Far From Home, a piece of the character’s comic book history was only uncovered earlier this year for American fans thanks to IDW Publishing President Chris Ryall.Read more......
09:52 2019-07-18

Mexican authorities send more migrants to detention center ARRIAGA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in southern Mexico have sent about 100 more migrants to a detention center amid the government’s push to deter Central Americans and others from crossing the country to reach the United States. Civil rights activist Luis Arbey Perez Cruz in the municipality o...
23:13 2019-06-23

What might we find in the Red Dead Redemption 2 online Mexican territory? Red Dead Redemption 2's single player mode is a great game. And to be fair to developer Rockstar Games, recent updates to Red Dead Redemption 2's online mode have made it much better (although sadly my 15th suggestion remains unfulfilled)....
18:39 2019-06-27

Freak hailstorm engulfs trucks in Mexican city Drifts of hail from a freak storm partially buried tractor-trailers and cars in the Mexican city of Guadalajara, bringing families out on to the streets to play in ice piled high despite the summer heat....
17:52 2019-07-01

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the National Guard....
08:52 2019-05-24

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says its chairman detained in Spain Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA, said on Tuesday that its chairman Alonso Ancira has been arrested in Spain, saying it did not know why....
01:13 2019-05-29

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed for life Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman is likely to die in jail after being sentenced to life for smuggling illegal drugs into the US over a violent, decades-long career....
16:26 2019-07-17

Mexican president's party looks set to win two state governor races Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable wins in Sunday's state elections in the first test of his popularity since taking office, with preliminary results and an exit poll showing his party taking both governorships up for grabs....
06:00 2019-06-03

Mexican police rescue 25 kidnapping victims in Cancun The police department of Quintana Roo in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula rescued 25 individuals who had been kidnapped from a Cancun call center, police chief Alberto Capella said Wednesday....
18:26 2019-07-03

Kellen Winslow Jr. Is Convicted of Rape The former N.F.L. tight end was also convicted on two lesser charges Monday, and jurors will continue deliberating other rape charges on Tuesday. Winslow faces up to life in prison....
09:39 2019-06-11

These Rape Victims Had to Sue to Get the Police to Investigate As more women come forward to report sexual assault, some say law enforcement has failed them. ‘There was no collection of evidence,’ one victim said. ‘Except off my body.’...
12:39 2019-05-23

After criticism, Greece toughens rape law ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has toughened its legislation to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier proposed overhaul of the current definition was too lenient to offenders. The last-minute change approved in parliament Thursday is lauded by activists who ...
18:39 2019-06-06

6 men guilty of rape and murder of 8-year-old An Indian court has convicted six men for the kidnap, rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl in Jammu and Kashmir state last year, in a high-profile case that sparked widespread protests across the country....
00:52 2019-06-11

Samantha Bee to Trump: 'Don’t say you have a rape type' Late-night hosts discussed E Jean Carroll’s sexual assault allegation against Trump and the first Democratic debateLate-night hosts discussed the first round of Democratic debates and the newest sexual assault allegation against Donald Trump from E Jean Carroll. Continue reading......
20:39 2019-06-27

I can’t write about a world without rape – because I don’t live in one Women read and write crime fiction as a way to understand real experience. I was raped – and being told by the Staunch prize that books like mine are preventing justice is outrageousThat rape cases are hard to prosecute is no shocker, but the claim that crime writers are partly to blame shocked me. ...
18:26 2019-07-05

Police arrest MI man tied to deaths, assaults Detroit Police Chief James Craig says he believes a man being held in connection with the deaths of three women and charged in the sexual assault of another is responsible for those crimes and others. (June 10)        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

The Kremlin got blindsided by the backlash to a journalist's arrest At first glance, the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov seemed to be the latest in a string of attacks on the free press in Russia. But the response to his detainment took the Kremlin -- and Russian society -- by surprise....
07:00 2019-06-11

Arrest Made In Utah Student’s Murder The search for a missing Utah college student has come to a grim end. Salt Lake City Police say the remains of 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck were discovered at the home of 31-year-old Ayoola Ajayi. Ajayi has been arrested on charges of aggravated murder, kidnapping, desecration of a body and obstructi...
05:39 2019-06-29

Reports: Taco beef results in arrest of A&M DB Derrick Tucker reportedly was charged with assault causing bodily injury after the Texas A&M defensive back allegedly struck another man in the head from behind after a disagreement about tacos....
20:52 2019-06-08

Lexington Police Make Arrest In Shooting LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lexington police made an arrest quickly following a shooting Wednesday afternoon. According to a press release, officers were dispatched to Forman Avenue just after 1 p.m. for a call of shots fired.  Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from multiple gunshot...
19:52 2019-06-27

Venezuela's Lopez says he met generals during house arrest Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez believes President Nicolas Maduro's government will fall "in weeks," he told journalists in Caracas Thursday....
18:52 2019-05-21

Police arrest mastermind in Ortiz shooting Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested the mastermind behind the shooting of baseball great David Ortiz earlier this month in an apparent case of mistaken identity....
21:26 2019-06-28

London bus attack: fifth arrest after homophobic assault Couple say they will not be frightened into hiding their sexuality after the attackA fifth arrest has been made in connection with the homophobic attack of a couple on a London bus.Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend, Chris, had been travelling on a bus in north London, and say they were attacked af...
14:26 2019-06-08

| SA not co-operating in arrest of genocide suspect - UN court The chief prosecutor of a UN tribunal accused South Africa of failing to co-operate in the arrest of a fugitive sought over his role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide....
13:39 2019-07-18

Lyra McKee shooting investigators arrest man, 46 Detectives investigating killing of journalist in Derry arrest man under Terrorism ActA man has been arrested by detectives investigating the killing of the Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee.McKee, 29, was shot in the head by the dissident republican group the New IRA in April while she was repor...
19:52 2019-06-06

Police arrest man in hit-and-run death of girl at bus stop CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) — Investigators say they’ve arrested a 19-year-old man who they say drove away after his pickup truck struck and killed an 8-year-old girl at a school bus stop in southwest Florida. Logan Tyler Heatherington was arrested Thursday, almost two months after the death of Layl...
19:26 2019-05-24

Investigative journalist put under house arrest in Moscow Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was placed under two months' house arrest in Moscow on Saturday while he is investigated for drug peddling, as a court rejected a request from investigators to hold him in custody....
13:39 2019-06-09

Arrest made in shooting near bar that left 10 wounded ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in connection with a street shooting in eastern Pennsylvania that left 10 people wounded. Allentown police say 20-year-old city resident Angelo Luis Rivera is charged with criminal conspiracy to commit aggravated assault and other offenses. He wa...
16:39 2019-06-21

CBI Summons Ex-Kolkata Top Cop, Arrest Likely Today: Sources Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar could be arrested today if he appears for questioning by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Saradha chit fund scam today, sources told NDTV....
02:52 2019-05-27

Dwight Gooden’s arrest is a damn shame Dammit. That was the only reaction. That was the only way to respond to the news. It’s been the only way to react to the worst of the news involving Dwight Gooden since April 1, 1987, when an EMIT screen test administered during spring training revealed Gooden had tested positive for cocaine. And it...
23:13 2019-07-13

Your smart speaker could tell if you're experiencing cardiac arrest Cardiac arrest frequently happens at home, and victims don't always have someone around to call for help. Your smart speaker might one day fill that role, though. University of Washington researchers have crafted a proof-of-concept AI that can detec......
19:39 2019-06-19

Trump to impose 5% tariff on Mexican imports over illegal immigration President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States will impose a 5% tariff on all goods coming from Mexico starting on June 10 until illegal immigration across the southern border is stopped....
03:26 2019-05-31

U.S. Auto Makers Sweat Under Threat of Tariffs on Mexican Imports President Trump’s threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports foists fresh bad news on the U.S. auto industry, which had pinned hopes on a tentative deal reached last year to preserve free trade between the countries....
19:13 2019-05-31

Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico....
00:00 2019-06-19

UPDATE 4-Trump's Mexican tariffs could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. consumers and refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the world's biggest buyer of U.S. energy products....
04:13 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-Trump's Mexican tariffs could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the world's biggest buyer of U.S. energy products....
19:52 2019-05-31

U.S. tariff threats against Mexico 'unfair': Mexican foreign minister Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he would travel to Washington shortly to hold talks with U.S. officials to try to head off U.S. threats to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, calling Mexico's treatment unfair....
18:26 2019-05-31

Mexican president says he offered friendly relations with Trump in call Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Saturday he spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump, offering him friendly ties and a commitment to dialogue, a day after a deal was reached that avoided tariffs on Mexican goods threatened by the U.S. leader....
07:26 2019-06-09

Trump threatens tariffs on Mexican imports over illegal immigration Donald Trump has said he will place a tariff on all imported goods from Mexico until the neighbouring nation to the US does more to combat illegal immigration....
10:26 2019-05-31

Mexican president leads 'celebration' rally after US tariffs dropped Andrés Manuel López Obrador tells crowd in Tijuana he is raising an ‘open hand’, not a closed fist, to Donald TrumpThe Mexican president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, travelled to the border city of Tijuana to rally the country in “defence of national dignity”, but to also reaffirm friendship with t...
10:26 2019-06-09

Mexican president reiterates desire to avoid conflict with Trump Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday reiterated his desire to avoid confrontation with the U.S. government and to stay friends with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump amid the threat of a trade war over migration....
03:00 2019-06-08

Mexican finance minister quits with scathing resignation letter Mexico's finance minister, Carlos Urzúa, quit abruptly on Tuesday, with a letter of resignation that appeared highly critical of the current administration, and raised questions about the president's much-vaunted promise to reduce corruption....
00:13 2019-07-10

Auto sector scrambles after Trump threatens Mexican tariffs Global auto and parts manufacturers scrambled on Friday to make contingency plans and look at ways of speeding some deliveries after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on all Mexican imports starting early next month....
01:13 2019-06-01

Stocks dive after Trump imposes tariffs on Mexican imports President Trump’s expanded trade war is giving Wall Street — and avocado lovers — the shakes. Traders rushed to sell stocks Friday after President Donald Trump threatened to levy escalating tariffs on Mexican imports by June 10, a trade tax that could increase costs for everything from cars, to avoc...
08:52 2019-06-01

Trump plan for new Mexican tariffs brings business protests WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pushing past protests from U.S. businesses and Mexico to double down on his threat to slap a 5% tariff on Mexican imports unless America’s southern neighbor cracks down on Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. U.S...
09:13 2019-06-01

Rotting seaweed sours beaches at Mexican tourist hotspots Visitors to some of the most luxurious beaches in Mexico have been faced with stinking mounds of rotting seaweed and muddy-brown waters thanks to an enormous build-up of algae on the shoreline....
10:52 2019-06-28

Possible Mexican retaliatory tariff list excludes U.S. corn: sources Mexico has prepared a list of U.S. products that could be hit in retaliation for possible Trump administration tariffs, with a focus on Republican-leaning agricultural states but excluding corn, one of Mexico's biggest imports, officials said on Wednesday....
02:26 2019-06-06

Toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes fuels rising Mexican violence XALTIANGUIS, Mexico (AP) — What now passes for the law in Xaltianguis, a little town on the road to Acapulco, arrived with a car bomb and butchery. A heavily armed vigilante force took over the town in the Mexican state of Guerrero last month by driving out a rival band, blowing up a car with gas cy...
06:26 2019-06-21

Mexican police revolt against plans to join National Guard Hundreds of Mexico’s federal police officers blocked highways in and around the capital in a revolt against the government’s plans to absorb them into the newly formed National Guard...
06:26 2019-07-04

Possible Mexican retaliatory tariff list excludes U.S. corn -sources Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has received an official list of U.S. products, excluding corn, that could be subject to retaliatory tariffs if duties threatened by the Trump administration take effect, officials said Wednesday....
23:01 2019-06-05

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
04:00 2019-07-03

2 Mexican nationals sentenced in Kansas City heroin ring KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two Mexican nationals have been sentenced for their roles in a conspiracy that distributed more than 14 kilograms (30.86 pounds) of heroin in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Federal prosecutors say 46-year-old Julian Felix-Aguirre was sentenced Wednesday to 24 years and se...
19:13 2019-06-21

Mexican drug cartel operative pleads guilty in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — A high-ranking figure in Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel who answered to now-imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has entered a guilty plea at a Chicago federal court. Guadalupe Fernandez Valencia pleaded guilty during a Wednesday hearing to narcotics traffick...
19:52 2019-06-27

Trump dismisses possible Republican backlash over Mexican tariff threat U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight, saying lawmakers would be "foolish" to cross him....
18:13 2019-06-04

Mexican president says he wants to stay friends with Trump, American people Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday that Mexico is a friend of the American people and that he wants to continue being friends with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
21:52 2019-06-02

Automakers wait and worry as opposition to Mexican, other tariffs mounts Even if the Mexican tariffs are scrubbed, automakers are struggling to figure out how to operate under a president who has described himself as the "tariff man."...
14:00 2019-06-06

Mexican foreign minister cites advances in U.S. immigration talks Mexican officials have made some advances in their talks with U.S. officials to address the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday after meetings at the U.S. State Department....
19:13 2019-06-06

Mexican capital deploys National Guard to stem violence MEXICO CITY (AP) — The mayor of Mexico’s capital says the National Guard will be deployed throughout the city as the metropolis struggles to contain rising violent crime. Claudia Sheinbaum said Saturday that 2,700 national guardsmen will soon begin working “special operatives in the enti...
01:00 2019-06-30

Hail storm buries parts of Mexican city of Guadalajara in ice A freak hail storm has struck parts of Mexico's Guadalajara, leaving up to 2 meters (2 yards) of ice on the streets. The summer temperatures had hit 30 degrees Centigrade in the days leading up to the storm....
15:00 2019-07-01

Mexican president responds to Trump’s threat to impose tariffs Mexico’s president suggested he was open to tightening immigration controls following a threat from President Trump to impose tariffs if the US’s southern neighbor doesn’t put an end to illegal immigration to the States. Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador also said Saturday that a delega...
00:00 2019-06-02

Nikkei rises as Mexican tariff fears abate, exporters up Japan's Nikkei rose on Friday morning, tracking U.S. gains as news Washington is considering a delay in tariffs on Mexican imports eased wider concerns about global trade....
07:13 2019-06-07

U.S. mulls delaying threatened tariffs on Mexican products: Bloomberg The United States is considering delaying the imposition of tariffs on Mexican products that President Donald Trump has threatened to put in place on Monday to allow for more time for talks between the two nations, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday, citing unidentified people familiar with the mat...
05:01 2019-06-07

Wall Street rises with hopes of Mexican tariffs delay Wall Street's main indexes closed higher after a choppy session on Thursday as investors grew more optimistic on trade after reports that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
05:01 2019-06-07

Mexican avocado growers expect US consumers to bear tariffs URUAPAN, Mexico (AP) — The baby avocados in Enrique Bautista’s vast orchard in western Mexico will grow to maturity, eventually, and be shipped out of Mexico. What remains to be seen is how many of those green gems will reach consumers in the United States if President Donald Trump makes good ...
05:52 2019-06-02

State elections set to offer relief for harried Mexican president Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable election wins on Sunday in the first test of his popularity since taking office, despite a weak economy, rampant violence and troubled relations with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
10:13 2019-06-02

Africans among migrants trekking to Mexican border — in record numbers More than 500 African migrants were found walking in groups across the Rio Grande — more than double the total of 211 African migrants who were detained by the Border Patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border in the 2018 fiscal year....
06:00 2019-06-17

Mexican officials hope to avert U.S. tariffs in last-ditch talks Mexican officials will seek to persuade the White House in talks hosted by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that their government has done enough to stem immigration and avoid looming tariffs....
14:39 2019-06-05

Mexican peso rebounds on report that the US may delay Mexico tariffs The Mexican peso fell nearly 1% against the dollar after two ratings agencies lowered their credit outlook on the country amid the heightened trade tensions....
23:13 2019-06-06

Mexican oil regulator cancels Oct auctions to pick Pemex partners Mexico's oil regulator announced on Thursday the cancellation of auctions set for October to pick joint-venture partners for national oil company Pemex in seven onshore areas....
03:26 2019-06-14

Trump Announces Tariffs on All Mexican Imports to Crack Down on Migrants WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border. The tariff is effective June 10. The president says the percentage will gradual...
03:00 2019-05-31

Mexican health service chief quits over spending cuts The head of Mexico's social security institute has stepped down, citing budget cuts that he said would harm health services for the poor, in one of the first major resignations in the administration of leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador....
22:52 2019-05-21

Mexican charges against ex-Pemex chief are for money laundering -paper The charges against former Pemex Chief Executive Emilio Lozoya, who is wanted in a major Mexican anti-corruption investigation, are for money laundering, Mexican newspaper Reforma reported on Thursday....
23:01 2019-05-30

Mexican American sisters of ‘Vida’ back amid gentrification The Starz drama ‘Vida’ returns for its second season on Sunday with an even deeper exploration of an issue facing many U.S. Latino communities: gentrification...
17:26 2019-05-24

El Chapo: Mexican drug lord sentenced to life in prison US district judge imposed life sentence plus 30 years on Joaquín Guzmán at hearing in federal Brooklyn courtJoaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States over three decades, was sentenced by...
20:00 2019-07-17

Mexican Senate should ratify USMCA trade deal 'soon': president Mexico's government will send a new North American trade deal on Thursday to the Senate, which should ratify the accord "soon," President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said at a news briefing....
17:26 2019-05-30

New hope for Mexican Grand Prix to keep its Formula 1 calendar spot Sergio Perez remains pessimistic about the future of his home Formula 1 race, but there are indications that the Mexican Grand Prix will be reprieved...
12:26 2019-05-26

Mexican authorities find wreckage of plane carrying 13 people The wreckage of a missing private plane carrying 13 people has been found in a mountainous area in the northern state of Coahuila, the state's public security department said....
18:52 2019-05-21

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence ‘inhumane’ Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Thursday blasted Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s life sentence as “inhumane” — echoing comments made by the convicted druglord himself. “A sentence for life in a hostile jail” would be “hard” and not worth living,...
02:39 2019-07-19

Mexican president set to extend power in state votes, despite wobbles Mexico's leftist president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is poised to hammer a fractured opposition this weekend in the first electoral test of his strength since taking office, despite presiding over an economy in reverse and rising violence....
18:13 2019-05-28

Mexican minister resigns after causing 38-minute flight delay Josefa González Blanco asked Aeroméxico executive to ground plane to wait for herMexico’s environment minister has been forced to resign after causing a flight she was about to miss to be delayed by 38 minutes, in direct contravention of her president’s populist promises to rule for the people.Josef...
00:13 2019-05-28

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says accounts 'improperly' frozen by government Altos Hornos de Mexico, one of Mexico's largest steelmakers, said on Monday that the Finance Ministry's Financial Intelligence Unit had "improperly" frozen its bank accounts....
01:39 2019-05-28

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in American courts....
18:13 2019-05-28

Gambia's ex-president Jammeh accused of rape Three women have accused Gambia's ex-president, Yahya Jammeh, of carrying out a series of rapes and sexual assaults while in power, according to Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International, a group that advocates for crime victims....
19:00 2019-06-27

Bryan Singer to pay $150,000 to settle rape allegation Claim denied by director will be discharged following bankruptcy proceedings involving complainant Cesar Sanchez-GuzmanOne of the key allegations against Bryan Singer looks set to be settled out of court after the director agreed to pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy...
15:26 2019-06-13

Man wants new sentence in teen’s rape, murder, dismemberment DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend’s 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term. Jacob Sullivan pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other offenses for killing Grace Packer in 2016 as part of a...
17:13 2019-06-13

Trump denies rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allegation, calling it "fake news" and saying there was no evidence....
10:39 2019-06-22

Prosecutors to retry Kellen Winslow Jr. for rape A judge denied a defense request that former NFL player Kellen Winslow be released on $1 million bail after prosecutor said that while free on bail last January he approached an 18-year-old. The new trial is set for Sept. 30. (Jun 14)        ...
07:26 2019-06-15

Trump denies new rape allegations by US columnist A New York-based advice columnist has accused US President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in a department store. Trump has denied the allegation, calling it "fake news" and saying there was no evidence....
09:52 2019-06-22

Student accused of rape admitted he ‘just really wanted to have sex’ A Florida college student accused of rape confessed to the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” according to a disturbing new report. University of Central Florida student Jaime Polanco, 21, was arrested Friday after he apologized for raping the victim in a recorded phone cal...
23:39 2019-07-18

The Latest: Ex-NFL player will face new rape trial VISTA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a rape case against former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. (all times local): 11:25 a.m. California prosecutors will retry Kellen Winslow Jr. on eight charges left undecided by the jury that convicted the former NFL player of rape. The prosecution announced its decis...
20:39 2019-06-14

Man wants new sentence in teen's rape, murder, dismemberment A man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term....
19:00 2019-06-13

| Neymar's rape accuser abandoned by third lawyer The woman who has accused Brazilian football star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has been dropped by a third lawyer - the latest twist in the scandal....
07:52 2019-06-12

Neymar accused of rape, his father calls it ‘a set up’ A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place May 15 a...
04:39 2019-06-02

| Australian man jailed for kidnap and rape of backpacker An Australian man who kidnapped and raped a British backpacker during a harrowing road trip hostage ordeal was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Australia's national broadcaster said....
14:13 2019-05-28

Neymar accuser in 1st comments: ‘I was the victim of rape’ BRASILIA, Brazil — A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television in an interview aired Wednesday to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case. Talking to Brazilian station SBT, the woman described herself as ...
08:52 2019-06-06

Doctor bites off tongue of patient who tried to rape her A South African doctor who was attacked by a perv while she was catching some shuteye fought back by biting off his tongue, according to a report. The 24-year-old unidentified female doctor encountered the would-be rapist late Tuesday after he entered Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital in Bloemfontein by po...
21:39 2019-06-06

Nike 'concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
18:00 2019-06-07

Nike 'very concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
18:39 2019-06-07

Neymar sponsors withdraw ads after rape accusation A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has testified to Sao Paulo police. His sponsors are backing out, but Neymar still enjoys massive support in his home country....
08:26 2019-06-08

Brandenburg Man Charged With Rape, Sodomy After KSP Investigation MEADE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police have arrested a Western Kentucky man on charges related to child sexual exploitation. KSP’s Electronic Crime Branch began investigating 28-year-old Leon Barr after allegedly discovering he had been chatting online with a juvenile about m...
16:13 2019-06-08

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's controversial comment was shared on social media......
03:26 2019-06-10

Rape and incest account for hardly any abortions. So why are they now a focus? Just 1% of women obtain an abortion because they became pregnant through rape, and less than 0.5% do so because of incest.        ...
17:26 2019-05-24

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. convicted of rape SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former NFL star Kellen Winslow Jr. has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year in San Diego County. A jury returned the verdict Monday in San Diego Superior Court in Vista but was continuing to deliberate on two more counts of rape involving a hitchhiker and ...
03:26 2019-06-11

NYC settles shocking classmate rape suit for $300,000 The city will pay $300,000 to a traumatized Brooklyn teen who claimed callous school staffers told her to “move on” after a classmate videotaped his rape of her, The Post has learned. The student, who was then 13, subsequently sued the Department of Education. The filing said she was wai...
23:01 2019-07-17

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, player says he was set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. After the revelation, the player used Instagram to publish a 7-minute video that includes WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged with the accuser in a friendly way days later. Ney...
07:39 2019-06-02

Former student says she feels betrayed by college after rape CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Marshall University student says she was forced to leave her dream college in West Virginia because the school allowed the man who she says raped her to remain on campus. Alicia Gonzales told The Associated Press on Friday that she felt betrayed by the college’...
15:00 2019-06-15

Spain: "Wolf Pack" given 15 years for rape The men had originally been convicted of a lesser charge, prompting mass nationwide protests. After an appeal, the Supreme Court handed them lengthy jail terms for the crime of gang raping a teenager in Pamplona....
19:00 2019-06-21

Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would often hide away in her room on the campus of Marshal...
11:00 2019-06-16

Man tried to rape woman who was taking out trash in Brooklyn A woman who was taking out her garbage Sunday night in Brooklyn was followed back into her building by a man who tried to rape her, but she was able to fight him off and scream for help, cops said. The 32-year-old victim was near Myrtle and Central avenues in Bushwick around 12:15 a.m. when......
04:13 2019-07-10

90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? Shows What Colt Did After Larissa's Second Arrest There are three constants in life: death, taxes and 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? couples having copious amounts of drama. In the Sunday, June 16 episode of the hit TLC reality......
09:26 2019-06-17

Pakistan’s police arrest father for killing transgender son PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police have arrested a man for murdering his own transgender son, in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Officer Azmat Khan said Sunday that the father, Aurangzeb Akbar, had given the police written assurance that he wouldn’t harm his son, when returning him...
15:52 2019-06-30

Media in Russia’s south protest journalist’s arrest MOSCOW (AP) — Journalists in southern Russia are protesting the arrest of a newspaper editor on charges of terrorism widely seen as trumped up. Abdulmumin Gadzhiev, the religious affairs editor of the independent weekly Chernovik, was arrested Friday in the Caspian Sea province of Dagestan. He was a...
19:00 2019-06-19

Details Emerge In Bowling Green Commissioner’s Arrest WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — New details are emerging after a Bowling Green city commissioner was arrested recently for alcohol intoxication, officials said. Authorities said Brian Nash was arrested Thursday. According to a news release from the Warren County Sheriff’s Department, Nash ...
17:39 2019-05-25

| Nigeria sharia police arrest four over 'Facebook' wedding Four men have been arrested in the northern Nigerian city of Kano for allegedly carrying out a false marriage on Facebook, which the Islamic enforcement agency said had mocked Islam....
11:52 2019-07-11

Greek police arrest 2 for forging IDs for sale to migrants ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say a Syrian man and an Egyptian woman have been arrested after being found with a stash of stolen passports and IDs, which they were allegedly in the process of forging and selling to migrants for 5,000 euros ($5,685) each. The arrests were made Friday in Athens. ...
01:00 2019-06-30

Iranian police arrest 30 people during yoga class Authorities in Iran arrested 30 people as they took part in a private yoga class in Gorgan, a city in the north of the country, according to an official news agency, the Young Journalists Club....
05:13 2019-05-25

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov put under house arrest A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been released from jail and placed under house arrest after being charged with intent to sell drugs in large quantities, according to his employer, the independent news site Meduza, citing his attorney....
15:01 2019-06-09

Palestinian forces arrest participant in US Mideast workshop JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian Authority says it has arrested one of the few Palestinian participants in the White House-led Mideast peace conference. A Palestinian security official said intelligence forces detained businessman Salah Abu Mayala on Saturday in the West Bank city of Hebron for inte...
18:52 2019-06-29

US Mayor Apologizes After Violent Arrest Videos Emerge The mayor of Phoenix apologized on Sunday after videos emerged showing police in the southwestern US city violently arresting a family with young children....
06:52 2019-06-17

"As A Mother Myself...": US Mayor Apologises Over Violent Arrest Video The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
11:52 2019-06-17

Reporter’s Arrest Sets Off Widespread Protests in Russia The sense that the police manufactured drug charges against a muckraking journalist, Ivan Golunov, has drawn rebukes from activists, celebrities and citizens....
22:26 2019-06-10

Arrest made in investigation of subway brake incidents NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have made an arrest in their investigation into a series of subway emergency brake activations. Police said on Friday that the 23-year-old Brooklyn man is charged with one brake-pulling incident. Investigators have been looking into about 40 similar crimes betwee...
15:26 2019-05-24

Cards release Harrison after arrest warrant issued North Carolina police issued a felony arrest warrant for lineman Desmond Harrison, who was released by the Cardinals, on charges of assault on a person by strangulation and assault on a female by a male....
22:26 2019-07-17

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors about the political crisis that has rocked the city....
06:26 2019-07-08

| Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides have said....
15:39 2019-06-08

London Bus Attack on Gay Women Leads Police to Arrest 4 The Metropolitan Police of London said four teenagers were arrested after two women reported being assaulted, harassed and robbed on a bus by men who had tried to make the couple kiss....
22:39 2019-06-07

Jets TE Herndon suspended 4 games by NFL for 2018 DWI arrest Jets second-year tight end Chris Herndon has been suspended without pay by the NFL for the first four regular-season games for violating the league's substance abuse policy       ...
22:00 2019-07-12

Police defend arrest of 12-year-old boy in western Michigan Police in western Michigan are defending their actions in the arrest of a 12-year-old black boy following online criticism about the officers' response....
18:52 2019-06-18

Hong Kong Police arrest 12 for July 1 protest Hong Kong police said Wednesday they have arrested 12 people in connection to Monday's protest when the Legislative Council was broken into and vandalized....
08:39 2019-07-04

Pakistani police arrest Hindu vet on charges of blasphemy Pakistani police say they have arrested a veterinarian from the country's tiny minority Hindu community on charges of desecrating Islam's holy book in southern Sindh province....
14:39 2019-05-28

She Hit 'Record' Before Falling To Death. Footage Led To Husband's Arrest The 27-year-old had headed to Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Saturday to catch a baseball game with her new husband, Bradley S. Jenkins, and some of their co-workers from the Illinois Department of......
08:52 2019-06-06

S. Carolina sheriff ordered to pay $200K for wrongful arrest LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — The sheriff’s department of Lexington County, South Carolina, has been ordered to pay $200,000 to a woman wrongfully arrested and charged with shoplifting from an area Walmart. The State reports a jury ruled that former Deputy Darren Wiseman violated Sabrina Jackson̵...
14:13 2019-06-06

Venezuelan authorities arrest 2 Guaidó security guards Venezuelan authorities have detained two members of opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s security team and accused them of trying to sell weapons belonging to the state...
02:26 2019-07-14

Police defend arrest of 12-year-old in western Michigan Police in western Michigan are defending their actions in the arrest of a 12-year-old black boy following online criticism about the officers' response....
15:13 2019-06-18

Off-duty MTA conductor cuffed for flashing gun, resisting arrest An off-duty MTA Conductor was arrested for resisting arrest after baring a firearm Sunday morning, according to police. Najae Paige, 29, entered a building just after 1 a.m. in East Harlem where he lifted his shirt and a revealed a firearm, cops said. Upon police arrival, Paige became combative and ...
19:26 2019-07-14

Officers arrest man who rushed Phoenix airport checkpoint PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say two Transportation Security Administration officers were injured while subduing a man who tried to rush through a checkpoint Tuesday at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. TSA officials say the incident occurred around 9:45 a.m. at Terminal 4. They say the two of...
23:52 2019-06-18

French police arrest three over Lyon bomb blast French police have arrested three people, including a 24-year-old computer science student of Algerian nationality, in connection with last week's bomb blast in Lyon that injured 13 people, authorities said....
16:13 2019-05-27

An Arrest, a Reconciliation and Plenty of Tears on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? One couple reconciled, another imploded, all in a day's work for TLC's 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? season four. Colt and Larissa, you may recall them from their many,......
17:52 2019-07-15

Mexico: Arrest warrant issued for former Pemex chief The former CEO of state-run oil giant Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, is wanted on corruption allegations. One of Mexico's most well-known businessmen has also been arrested in connection with the case....
17:00 2019-05-29

PCSD arrest man in connection to series of dumpster fires TUCSON – Right now the conditions are just right for fires, currently, there’s been a rash of dumpster fires that have been intentionally set. There’s a concern they could get out of hand. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department told News 4 Tucson, the recent dumpster fires coul...
08:00 2019-07-02

Jeffrey Epstein wants to be released on house arrest at his $77M mansion In a filing in federal court in Manhattan, Epstein's lawyers argued that home confinement, along with electronic monitoring, surveillance and a bond secured by a mortgage on his mansion would be enough to ensure that he does not flee the country....
01:13 2019-07-12

Rescue captain remains under house arrest after questioning The German captain who defied Italian authorities and rammed her migrant rescue ship into a border police motorboat while docking remained under house arrest after questioning Monday before a judge in Sicily who will decide if she can regain her liberty....
21:13 2019-07-01

Show Low police arrest man connected to double shooting The Show Low Police Department issued a brief statement late Tuesday morning announcing that John Russell Thomas was in custody. No additional information was released. John Russell Thomas / Courtesy: Show Low Police Department Facebook A Navajo County Sheriff’s Office public safety bulletin c...
21:39 2019-06-04

U.S. Prepares to Arrest Thousands of Immigrant Family Members Some of those targeted might end up being held in hotel rooms until their travel documents can be prepared. ICE’s goal is to deport the families as quickly as possible....
07:13 2019-07-11

Panama’s Martinelli transferred from jail to house arrest PANAMA CITY (AP) — A Panamanian court has ordered former President Ricardo Martinelli to be transferred from jail to house arrest. The country’s judicial branch said Wednesday on Twitter that a court “orders the cessation of the provisional detention of the ex-president of the Republic f...
16:52 2019-06-12

Multiple arrests at Moscow protests over journalist's arrest Police warned that a march against alleged police framing of a journalist would be illegal. Protesters marched regardless and were met with a heavy response....
16:39 2019-06-12

Second arrest made in connection to David Ortiz shooting A spokeswoman for the national prosecutor's office in the Dominican Republic said a second person has been arrested in the investigation into the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz. There is no public indication the man is the suspected shooter. Spokeswoman Julieta Tejeda reported the arres...
09:13 2019-06-12

Arrest made in fatal shooting of Maryland rapper Tre Da Kid Police say they've charged a Baltimore man with murder in the fatal shooting of popular Annapolis rapper Tre Da Kid.        ...
23:39 2019-06-21

Idaho court: Officer didn’t see misdemeanor? Arrest not OK BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court says law enforcement officers can’t arrest someone for a misdemeanor unless they have a warrant or actually saw the crime being committed. The unanimous ruling made Wednesday has advocacy organizations and law enforcement groups scrambling, because i...
00:39 2019-06-13

Florida cops arrest man who said he stole pool floats to use for sex A Florida man arrested in the theft of stolen pool floats told cops he sexually pleased himself with the inflatables instead of raping women, court papers show....
21:13 2019-06-16

UK police arrest 44 on historic child sex abuse allegations LONDON (AP) — Police in northern England say they have arrested 44 people in connection with allegations of child sex abuse between 1995 and 2002. West Yorkshire Police said in a statement Friday that 36 men and 3 women were arrested across the towns of Kirklees, Bradford and Leeds over the last two...
17:26 2019-06-21

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
23:39 2019-06-16

South side barricade situation ends with arrest TUCSON – The man involved in a barricade situation at a residence on the south side has been taken into custody, Tucson Police Department says. According to officials, TPD received a report at around 6:45 a.m. that a woman was held against her will at a home at 44th Street and Liberty. Police ...
21:39 2019-06-20

The Latest: 2nd arrest made in shooting of David Ortiz A spokeswoman for the national prosecutor’s office in the Dominican Republic says a second person has been arrested in the investigation into the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz...
06:00 2019-06-12

Police Arrest Alleged “Armed and Horny” Intruder ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WAVE 3) – Police in Hardin County arrested a man who they say entered a woman’s apartment and told her he was “armed and horny.” According to WAVE 3 News in Louisville, a woman was sleeping on her couch when Stephen Michael Lindsey, 40, entered her apartme...
16:39 2019-06-21

Pakistan authoriites arrest former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Pakistani authorities arrested former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday on corruption charges in what appears to be a continued crackdown on the nation's ex-legislators under its National Accountability Bureau...
17:39 2019-07-18

Mexican president optimistic for deal with White House to avoid tariffs Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday he remained optimistic that a deal with the Trump administration could be reached to avoid new tariffs on Mexican goods, which are set to go into effect Monday. U.S. and Mexican officials are meeting Thursday in Washington, D.C., for their ...
03:39 2019-06-07

Mexican steel exec jailed in Spain, faces extradition ruling A Spanish judge has sent the head of Mexico’s biggest steelmaker to jail while authorities decide on his extradition to Mexico, where he’s wanted for corruption-related preliminary charges...
15:52 2019-05-29

World stocks, oil jump amid optimism over Mexican tariffs delay Major world stock indexes and oil prices jumped on Thursday as investor optimism grew following a report that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports....
05:01 2019-06-07

Mexican government watchdog concerned about National Guard's detaining migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the head of the government's human rights ombudsman said on Monday....
02:39 2019-07-09

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Trump's Mexican tariffs could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. consumers and refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the world's biggest buyer of U.S. energy products....
01:13 2019-06-01

Mexican man faces federal charges in Texas crash that left 6 dead Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno is accused of driving a vehicle that was found in ditch on June 5. Six people died and several more were injured.        ...
06:39 2019-06-08

United Nations urges Canada to take more Mexican migrants from Central America The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, including women, children and LGBTQ people....
20:52 2019-05-26

Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico....
00:00 2019-06-08

Mexican activist shot dead before vote on power project he opposed Environmental campaigners against electric plant and pipeline say Samir Flores Soberanes’s murder is a ‘political crime’A Mexican environmental activist has been murdered before a referendum on a controversial thermal-electric plant and pipeline that he opposed.Samir Flores Soberanes, an indigenous ...
05:39 2019-05-22

Shallow Mexican seabed traps tsunamis so they strike land repeatedly A tsunami kept pinging back and forth for three days after being triggered by the 8 September 2017 Mexico earthquake, posing even more risk to human life...
15:00 2019-05-21

Mexican authorities raid ex-Pemex chief Lozoya's home - lawyer Mexican authorities raided the home of the former chief executive officer of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, on Tuesday night when he was not home, his lawyer Javier Coello said in an interview with Milenio Television. (Reporting by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Tom Hogue)...
07:26 2019-05-29

At least 60 percent of Mexican police officers cannot pass tests for new force, president says President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday that only about 60 percent of Mexico's federal police are passing physical and background exams to join the new National Guard, despite the fact they're considered the elite of law enforcement personnel....
18:26 2019-07-09

U.S. Chamber of Commerce slams Mexican utility's pipeline arbitration move The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday criticized the Mexican state-owned power utility CFE's filing with an international court to begin arbitration with several infrastructure companies over pipeline contracts, saying the move could undermine investor confidence....
01:26 2019-07-02

U.S. tariff threat backs Mexican president into corner, facing Trump U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap punitive tariffs on all Mexican trade if Mexico does not stop illegal immigration has punched a gaping hole in his Mexican counterpart's hands-off approach to diplomacy, with potentially ruinous consequences....
03:00 2019-06-01

In blow to Mexican president, finance minister quits over economic 'extremism' Mexico's moderate Finance Minister Carlos Urzua resigned on Tuesday with a letter that shocked markets by citing "extremism" in economic policy, before President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador quickly named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
03:39 2019-07-10

Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on imports from Mexico to pressure it to clamp down on rising numbers of migrants entering the United States....
00:26 2019-06-05

Mexican police revolt against plans to absorb officers into new National Guard Hundreds of federal police blocked highways in and around the Mexican capital Wednesday in open revolt against plans to absorb the officers into the newly formed National Guard....
05:13 2019-07-04

Trump rips ‘creep’ Chuck Schumer over tweet about Mexican tariffs President Trump blasted Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer as a “creep” in an early morning tweet after Schumer said Tuesday that he believed the president was bluffing about proposed immigration-related tariffs on Mexican imports. Trump sent the tweet on Wednesday morning from London at about 1:0...
06:39 2019-06-05

Mexican officials to meet Pence in last-ditch talks to avert tariffs Mexican officials will seek to persuade the White House in talks hosted by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that their government has done enough to stem immigration and avoid looming tariffs....
07:00 2019-06-05

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso bounces up on hopes of deal on U.S. migration Mexico's peso bounced up after a big two-day slide, as Mexico reported progress on talks with Washington to avoid tariffs, while other regional currencies firmed after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell made some investors believe a rate cut could be on the way. Mexico's peso reboun...
16:39 2019-06-04

Justices to Hear Case of U.S. Agent’s Shooting of Teenager Across the Mexican Border The Supreme Court also issued a decision limiting suits against the police by people claiming retaliatory arrests for exercising their First Amendment rights....
21:26 2019-05-28

Ex-Pemex CEO focused on graft, Mexican anti-money laundering czar says The former chief executive of Mexican national oil company Pemex focused on enriching himself though acts of corruption which led to massive losses for the firm, the head the finance ministry's financial intelligence unit said on Tuesday....
19:52 2019-05-28

Trump Threatens Tariffs on Mexican Imports in Response to Migrant Surge President Trump on Thursday said the U.S. would impose a 5% tariff on Mexican imports beginning June 10, in an effort to push the country to halt the continued flow of asylum-seeking Central American families to the southern border....
04:13 2019-05-31

Violent Mexican Border City Opens Its Doors To US Asylum Seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, US and Mexican......
16:26 2019-07-10

Hope grows for deal to ward off Trump's tariffs on Mexican imports Hope grew on Wednesday for a deal to avoid the United States imposing tariffs on Mexican goods in return for Mexico doing more to halt illegal immigration but President Donald Trump said he was willing to go ahead with the import duties if he is not satisfied....
22:13 2019-06-05

Now El Chapo’s back in jail, hunt is on for the Mexican drug baron’s money $12,666,181,704 … that’s the Sinaloa cartel boss’s sales in the US. Now he’s in jail, prosecutors want to seize his vast richesIt’s a favourite current joke in Mexico: “No más túneles!” – no more tunnels. There’s little chance of drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera repeating his famous escapes...
13:52 2019-07-21

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed at 'Supermax' prison in Colorado Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," has been transferred to a "Supermax" prison in Colorado where no one has ever escaped, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons said in a statement on Friday....
23:26 2019-07-19

Mexican foreign minister warns U.S. of dire economic consequences of tariffs Marcelo Ebrard, who spoke at a news conference in Washington, said the threat by President Trump would have no impact on Mexico’s immigration policy....
05:52 2019-06-04

Trump tariffs on Mexican goods could cost US more than 400,000 jobs: Economic study Trump's plan to impose a 5% tariff on Mexican goods could cost the U.S. more than 400,000 jobs and hit Texas especially hard, a new analysis says....
04:52 2019-06-04

Tariff talks 'have begun,' top officials meet Wednesday: Mexican minister Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said he started negotiating with officials in Washington on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on imports of Mexican products but face-to-face talks will not happen until next week....
05:13 2019-06-01

Mexican authorities raid ex-Pemex chief Lozoya's home: lawyer Mexican authorities raided the home of the former chief executive officer of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, on Tuesday night when he was not home, his lawyer Javier Coello said in an interview with Milenio Television....
12:00 2019-05-29

Mexican Business Leaders Express Relief at Deal to Avoid Tariffs Mexico’s business leaders breathed a sigh of relief after the Trump administration dropped its threat to impose tariffs, avoiding further risk to an economy that was already showing signs of fragility....
06:13 2019-06-09

U.S. judge expected to put Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' behind bars for life Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, is scheduled to be sentenced by a U.S. judge on Wednesday in what is likely one of the last chapters in a decades-long career....
13:39 2019-07-17

Shares surge in Mexican billionaire Slim's phone company after Q2 earnings Shares in Mexican telecommunications company America Movil were up 3% on Wednesday as traders responded positively to second quarter earnings that showed a jump in net profit on favorable currency conditions and subscription growth....
16:52 2019-07-17

Mexican president hints at migration concessions to defuse U.S. trade spat Mexico's president on Saturday hinted his country could tighten migration controls to defuse U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexican goods, and said he expected "good results" from talks planned in Washington next week....
19:26 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construction contracts in June for a planned oil refinery in the southern state of Tabasco....
23:39 2019-06-02

Mexican Drug Lord "El Chapo" Sentenced To Life Plus 30 Years In Prison Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, was sentenced by a U.S. judge on Wednesday......
10:13 2019-07-18

Mexican president expecting ‘good results’ on immigration from US-Mexico talks Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Saturday that he expects “good results” from upcoming talks in Washington and suggested he is open to reinforcing efforts to stem illegal immigration, according to reports....
08:26 2019-06-02

Trump's Mexican tariffs threat sends shudders through autos sector Shares of global automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico, potentially upending a global manufacturing business model established decades ago....
19:13 2019-05-31

Mexican president calls El Chapo’s life sentence in US jail ‘inhumane’ Andrés Manuel López Obrador also vowed to bring down violence stemming from drug violencePresident Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico has called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán inhumane, while vowing to bring down violence stemming from drug violence by creating a socie...
00:13 2019-07-19

Violent Mexican border city opens its doors to U.S. asylum seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, U.S. and Mexican officials said....
08:52 2019-07-10

How Ford dealerships in Canada helped bust a Mexican meth shipment Police say roughly 400 pounds of meth were prevented from circulating in Canada when staff at Ford dealerships across Ontario and Quebec began noticing ill-fitting spare tires packed with drugs inside the trunks of vehicles shipped from Mexico....
23:26 2019-06-17