Mexican extradites drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman to U.S.

Jan 20, 2017

Mexican extradites drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman to U.S.

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, Mexico’s most notorious cartel kingpin, who twice made brazen prison escapes and spent years on the run as the country’s most wanted man, was extradited to the U.S. on Thursday to face drug trafficking and other charges. Mexico’s Foreign Relations ...

Jan 19, 2017

Florida teen still loves the 'mother' who abducted her as a baby

An 18-year-old woman abducted as a newborn from a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, says she still loves the only mother she has known. Alexis Manigo told ABC’s “Good Morning America” in an interview broadcast Wednesday that the woman charged in her abduction, 51-year-old Gloria ...

Manufacturing surge, labor crunch show U.S. economic health, Fed says

Jan 19, 2017

Manufacturing surge, labor crunch show U.S. economic health, Fed says

A pickup in manufacturing, “widespread” reports of labor shortages and improving business investment set the stage for the Federal Reserve’s December rate hike amid signs of steady economic growth across the country, the Fed reported Wednesday in its latest Beige Book compendium of economic ...

Caroline Kennedy bids fond farewell to Japan

Jan 18, 2017

Caroline Kennedy bids fond farewell to Japan

Caroline Kennedy stepped down Wednesday after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan, where she was welcomed like a celebrity and worked to deepen the U.S.-Japan relationship despite regular flare-ups over American military bases on the southern island of Okinawa. Appointed by President Barack ...

Trump partner eyes Indonesia power, sees faults in democracy

Jan 18, 2017

Trump partner eyes Indonesia power, sees faults in democracy

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s billionaire business partner and possible political proxy in Indonesia nurses big leadership ambitions in the vast but perennially lagging Southeast Asian nation, which he says isn’t developed enough to have a successful democracy and needs strong leadership. Boasting more than ...