• President July 22, 2019 8:30 pm

    Mexico Sets 1st Half Murder Record, Up 5.3%

    Mexico set a new record for homicides in the first half of the year as the number of murders grew by 5.3% compared to the same period of 2018, fueled partly by cartel and gang violence in several states. Mexico saw 3,080 killings in June, an increase of over 8% from the same month a year ago, according to official...

  • NBC NEWS March 29, 2018 4:27 pm

    Should Taxes Be Filed on Smart Phones?

    The major software products like Turbo Tax, H&R Block and TaxAct let you prepare forms on your mobile device, with apps that let you take a photo of your W-2 to populate your return. You already shop and do banking on your smartphone, but should you do your taxes this way? NBC News BETTER spoke to a number of nationally...

  • Associated Press February 2, 2018 1:59 pm

    Militant Hideout Found in Afghan Capital Shows Security Woes

    The discovery of an ISIS hideout filled with explosives and suicide vests in a poor Kabul neighborhood reflects the failure of Afghanistan’s corruption-wracked government to protect the capital, analysts and residents said Friday. This week’s revelation that militants were operating in Kabul’s western Qala-e-Wahid district follows a recent series of horrific attacks in the heavily guarded city that killed nearly...

  • San Diego November 27, 2017 8:34 am

    How to Avoid Getting Scammed on Cyber Monday

    Cyber Monday is one of the most popular days of the year for online shopping however, it’s also a prime time for hackers to scam you.

  • President July 9, 2017 12:01 am

    Al-Shabab Beheads 9 Civilians in Attack on Kenya Village

    Al-Shabab extremists from neighboring Somalia beheaded nine civilians in an attack on a village in Kenya’s southeast early Saturday, officials said, adding to growing concerns the Islamic militant group has taken up a bloody new strategy....
    The attack occurred in Jima village in Lamu County, said James Ole Serian, who leads a task force of security agencies combating the al-Qaida-linked...

  • United States May 2, 2017 2:00 pm

    ‘Right-Hand Man' of ‘El Chapo' Nabbed in Mexico City

    One of the Sinaloa cartel leaders who launched a struggle for control of the gang following the re-arrest of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was captured Tuesday, Mexican prosecutors said. The attorney general’s office said that soldiers and prosecution agents carried out a morning raid to capture a drug gang leader it called “Damaso N.” A federal official confirmed the suspect...

  • Twitter January 14, 2016 7:35 am

    Drug Lord Was Interested in Mexican Actress, Not Sean Penn

    Drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was eager to set up a face-to-face meeting with Mexican actress Kate del Castillo, and had apparently never heard of Sean Penn, according to transcripts of over a month of text messages exchanged between the two....
    The transcripts published Wednesday by the newspaper Milenio — and confirmed as authentic by a federal official — showed...

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