Trump pardons controversial former Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

Aug 26, 2017

Trump pardons controversial former Arizona Sheriff Arpaio

U.S. President Donald Trump spared former Sheriff Joe Arpaio a possible jail sentence Friday by pardoning the recent federal conviction stemming from his immigration patrols, reversing what critics saw as a long-awaited comeuppance for a lawman who escaped accountability for headline-grabbing tactics during his ...

Giant marijuana bundle launched over U.S.-Mexico border fence

/ Aug 26, 2017

Giant marijuana bundle launched over U.S.-Mexico border fence

Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona have seized a nearly 100-pound (45-kilogram) bundle of marijuana after spotting it flying over the border fence. Surveillance video on Wednesday captured the large package flying over the fence from Mexico to the U.S. Agents found a large, plastic-wrapped bundle ...

Hong Kong pro-independence duo lose appeal over council seats

/ Aug 25, 2017

Hong Kong pro-independence duo lose appeal over council seats

Hong Kong's highest court dismissed an appeal by two pro-independence lawmakers contesting their disqualification from the legislature last year on Friday, effectively ruling out their return to the political fold in the Chinese-ruled city. China's parliament made a controversial interpretation of Hong Kong's mini-constitution that ...