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  • Video Shows El Chapo’s Wife Partying After Release From Prison

    A video emerged showing the wife of drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman partying last Friday in southern California after her release from prison. Emma Coronel Aispuro was seen entering an event center with a posse and posing for photographs, the video showed. The location was El Farallon Restaurant & Event Center in Lynwood, Los…

  • Italy Considers Immigration Crackdown As Migrants Overwhelm Tiny Island

    Italy’s government is considering “extraordinary measures” to crackdown on migration after one of the country’s small islands was overwhelmed by thousands of migrants in just one day, the Associated Press reported on Monday. Lampedusa, a small island off the coast of Italy with a resident population of 6,300, was overwhelmed last week after almost 7,000…

  • Map Of Wildfires Will Have You Asking How Canada Even Exists Anymore

    A map shared Sunday showed where wildfires have broken out throughout Canada in 2023, and it’s mind-blowing. The map, shared by amateur meteorologist Colin McCarthy, showed the insanely unprecedented extent of Canada’s wildfire season throughout 2023. The western half of Canada was clearly hit the hardest, but almost the entire country seemed to be engulfed…

  • El Chapo’s Son Extradited To The US On Drug Trafficking Charges

    One of the sons of notorious drug lord Joaquin Guzman Loera, aka “El Chapo,” was extradited from Mexico to the U.S. on Friday, authorities said. “Today, as a result of United States and Mexico law enforcement cooperation, Ovidio Guzman Lopez, a leader of the Sinaloa Cartel was extradited to the United States. This action is…

  • Landslide Kills At Least 17 People Amid Torrential Rainfall In Congo

    A devastating landslide took place in northwestern Congo as a result of torrential rain, leading to the tragic loss of at least 17 lives, AP News reported Sunday. Authorities say that the death toll may increase as rescue teams continue to search through the debris, attempting to reach those trapped beneath collapsed homes. The landslide…

  • ‘It’s A Danger To The Community’: Jewish Coalition Sues School Board Over Anti-Israel Curriculum 

    A coalition of Jewish advocate groups sued a California school district Monday, alleging that the school board passed an anti-Israel ethnic studies curriculum without due transparency due to concerns about how the Jewish community might react. The Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) approved new courses in April on ethnic studies that accused Israel of…

  • China’s Defense Minister Is Only The Latest Victim Of Beijing’s Vanishing Act

    The recent disappearance of China’s defense minister Li Shangfu is the latest in a long line of mysterious absences involving high profile Chinese figures. U.S. intelligence said that Li, who hadn’t been seen in public for weeks, had been removed from his post as defense minister and is currently under questioning by Chinese Communist Party…

  • New Sites Added To UNESCO’s World Heritage List

    UNESCO adds Forest Massif of Odzala-Kokoua and the volcanic landscapes and forests encompassing Mount Pelée and Pitons to the World Heritage List, CNN reported. The deliberations commenced Saturday, marking the beginning of a rigorous assessment of 50 nominated locations all vying for a coveted spot on the prestigious World Heritage List. At the inaugural day…

  • Plane Crashes In Brazil, Killing 14 People

    A plane crash in Brazil’s northern Amazon state Saturday has claimed the lives of 14 individuals, CNN Brasil reported. There were 12 passengers and two crew on board the plane, and there were no survivors. The tragedy occured in the remote Barcelos province, which is situated approximately 400 kilometers from the state’s capital, Manaus. “The…

  • Premier Of Canadian Province Chokes Back Tears As Bacterial Outbreak Ravages Daycares

    The Premier of Alberta, Canada, visibly choked back tears during a press conference Friday due to a bacterial disease outbreak that ripped through daycares and families in the city of Calgary. “It’s unimaginable pain, and I’m heartbroken by what these families are going through,” Premier Danielle Smith said, her voice trailing off as she heaved…

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