World Jul 27, 2019

Young Central Americans seeking asylum in U.S. easy prey for MS13 gang

Young Central American asylum-seekers fleeing violence and poverty in their home countries are increasingly falling prey to the notorious MS13 gang in the United States, authorities say. The youngsters, most of them from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are proving to be easy targets for ...

In historic ruling, court says Italian state negotiated with mafia

World Apr 21, 2018

In historic ruling, court says Italian state negotiated with mafia

An Italian court convicted former high-ranking state officials and mob bosses on Friday for holding secret negotiations in the early 1990s following a devastating wave of mafia murders and bombings. Speaking in a high-security "bunker" courtroom on the outskirts of Palermo, Judge Alfredo Montalto ruled ...