U.S. releases Guantanamo prisoner once tortured at CIA sites

U.S. military officials said Thursday they released and sent to Belize a former al-Qaeda courier who had served his sentence. Majid Khan’s transfer ended an imprisonment that included torture at clandestine CIA sites and 16 years in Guantanamo Bay detention center. Khan, a Pakistani citizen who grew up outside of Baltimore, ended up in the … Read more

Rapper Young Thug, co-defendant ara accused of in-court drug transaction

CNN  —  Grammy-winning rapper Young Thug and a racketeering co-defendant conducted a hand-to-hand drug transaction during a court hearing, prosecutors said in a motion filed in Atlanta. Fulton County prosecutors say the alleged exchange was captured on courtroom surveillance video Wednesday. The rapper, whose real name is Jeffery Lamar Williams, and Kahlieff Adams are charged … Read more

How Rudy Giuliani ‘lit his legacy on fire’

Watch “Giuliani: What Happened to America’s Mayor?” on CNN at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Sunday, January 8. CNN  —  The evolution of Rudy Giuliani is an epic tale. A celebrated crime fighter who brought down mafia bosses and put Wall Street crooks behind bars, he traded on trust and integrity to prove Republicans could still … Read more

Violence hits Mexico cartel stronghold as ‘Chapo’ son nabbed

Members of the Mexican National Guard stand outside the Office of the Attorney General for Special Investigations of Organized Crime (FEMDO) in Mexico City on January 5, 2023, after the arrest of Ovidio Guzman, son of imprisoned drug trafficker Joaquin’ El Chapo” Guzman. Edition of the future | Edition of the future | Getty Images … Read more