The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane intercepted a suspected semi-submersible smuggling vessel in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean and seized approximately 5,000 pounds of cocaine October 23.
BAVISPE, Mexico (Reuters) - The nine American women and children killed in northern Mexico were victims of a territorial dispute between an arm of the Sinaloa Cartel and a rival gang, officials said on Wednesday, and may have been used to lure one side into a firefight.
Members of breakaway Mormon communities that settled in Mexico decades ago, the three families were ambushed as they drove along a dirt track in Sonora state, leading to U.S. President Donald Trump urging Mexico and the United States to "wage war' together on the drug cartels.
Jorge Ramon Hernandez, a working-class guy from Hialeah, Florida, once had a bright future.
He graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of Miami and joined the Army after the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. He served in Iraq and Afghanistan, working as an Arabic translator as part of an intelligence unit.
But after suffering a back injury in the military, he returned home to Miami and never quite put his life back on track.
The Minot Air Force Base main gate (U.S. Air Force photo)
The Air Force is investigating reports that an airman consumed marijuana while assigned to one of the highly-sensitive missile alert facility (MAF) responsible for overseeing Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota.