The attorney for convicted drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman shot back at Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-TX) idea to make his client pay for the wall along the U.S. southern border with Mexico, calling it "ludicrous."
Six illegal immigrants with ties to a Mexican drug cartel — a rival of the powerful Sinaloa cartel, whose notorious leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was convicted last week — were arrested in an elaborate drug trafficking operation in North Carolina, according to reports.
The Stellar Daisy, a massive South Korean tanker that sank in March 2017, was found on the floor of the South Atlantic Ocean nearly two years later, the CEO of an ocean exploration company revealed Sunday.
A team of gunmen ambushed two Mexican journalists in the city of Hermosillo, Sonoro, killing one of them and injuring the second one. The murder marks the third murder of a journalist in 2019 and the fifth murder of its kind since Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office in December 2018.
Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents recovered the body of a migrant who apparently drowned during an illegal border crossing. The recovery took place not far from the scene where agents rescued 17 migrants earlier in the week.
Sunday on ABC’s "This Week," Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) there are enough votes in the U.S. Senate to pass a resolution disapproving of President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration on the U.S.-Mexico border. Duckworth said, "I think we do. Now, whether we have enough for an override and veto, that’s a different story. But frankly, I think there’s enough people in the Senate who are concerned that what he’s doing is robbing from the military and the DOD to go build this wall." She added, "Frankly the president is trying to take the power of the purse away from the legislative branch. We are co-equal branches of government, and he's trying to do executive overreach, and it's uncalled for." Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN