Mexico began the process of extraditing drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States, after the famed fugitive was recaptured following a dramatic, months-long hunt featuring movie stars, sewer escapes, and bloody shootouts.
The recapture of drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman took a surprise, Hollywood twist when a Mexican official said security forces located the whereabouts of the world’s most-wanted trafficker thanks to a secret interview with US actor Sean Penn.
The American Ireland Fund has donated US $100,000 to help those affected by the Berkeley balcony collapse; The Department of Finance is having discussions on what to do in the event of a Greek exit from the eurozone; and a white man suspected of killing nine people inside an historic black church has been captured in North Carolina.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case to save him from the death penalty, calling a famous death penalty opponent as their final witness to testify that Tsarnaev told her, “no one deserves to suffer like they did.”
Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, US president Barack Obama said, and he pledged the US would respond “in a place and manner and time that we choose” to the hacking attack on Sony that led to the withdrawal.