Thursday, January 18, 2018

Cartels, Smugglers Exploit Border Ahead of Trump Presidency

By Barnini Chakraborty, FOX NEWS MCALLEN, Texas –  Mexican drug cartels and human traffickers are cashing in ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration by exploiting anxiety over his vow to build a...

ISIS Committed Genocide Against Yazidis in Syria and Iraq, U.N. Panel Says

By Nick Cumming-Bruce (New York Times) GENEVA — Islamic State forces have committed genocide and other war crimes in a continuing effort to exterminate the Yazidi religious minority in Syria and Iraq, United Nations investigators...

Human Rights Group Portrays U.S. as Major Threat, Citing Trump

By Mark Landler (New York Times) WASHINGTON — Human Rights Watch on Thursday released its annual report on threats to human rights around the world, and for the first time in the 27 years...