Shipwreck in Italy: After a tragedy, no peace for the dead or the living

CNN — Two weeks after a boat full of migrants sank off the coast of southern Italy, there is still no peace for the living or the dead, and the missing – mostly children – continue to s wash up on the beaches. The latest – a girl aged five or six – was discovered … Read more

Poisoning of schoolgirls: Iran arrests more than 100 people

CNN — Iran has arrested more than 100 people “in connection with” the alleged poisoning of hundreds of schoolgirls across the country, according to state news agency IRNA. Citing a statement from Iran’s Interior Ministry, IRNA said the people had been “identified, arrested and investigated” in several cities, including the capital Tehran. “Initial investigations show … Read more

Why Mayor Eric Adams told New York shoppers to put down face masks despite Covid-19

During a 1010 WINS radio interview on Monday, New York City Mayor Eric Adams urged, “We are issuing a clear message … [+] appealing to all our stores, do not let people enter the store without removing their face masks. He continued: “And then once inside they can carry on wearing it if they want … Read more

Families of Cuban prisoners hope that the United States and the Pope demand their release

Havana CNN — Marta Perdomo agonizes day and night for her two sons Jorge and Nadir, imprisoned in Cuba for participating nearly two years ago in the biggest anti-government protests since the 1959 revolution. A call she says she received in late February from the service Cuban internal security only added to his anxiety. “State … Read more

Siamak Namazi: American imprisoned in Iran appeals for Biden’s help

CNN — The longest-held US prisoner in Iran has made a moving plea to US President Joe Biden to put the “freedom of innocent Americans above politics” and step up his efforts to secure his release, in an interview without precedent with CNN from Iran’s infamous Evin prison. “I remain deeply concerned that the White … Read more

Mexican Drug Cartel Apologizes For Kidnapped American Deaths, Calls Members Out For ‘Lack Of Discipline’

Someone claiming to belong to the Mexican drug cartel who is responsible for the kidnapping of four Americans and the murder of two of them condemned violence and will supposedly hand over its own members who have been implicated to the authorities. In a letter obtained by The Associated Press through a Tamaulipas state law … Read more

Matamoros, Mexico kidnapping: 2 American survivors are treated at a US hospital as the bodies of 2 killed are examined, officials say

CNN — Two Americans have returned to the United States from Mexico and are being treated at a hospital after an armed abduction killed two of their friends and sparked a days-long search for American travelers who had crossed the border for medical intervention , according to officials. The four Americans were found in a … Read more

Abby Choi: What an influencer’s death and dismemberment say about life in ‘safe’ Hong Kong

Content Warning: This story contains descriptions of violence that readers may find disturbing. hong kong CNN — Hong Kong’s postcard image is of glitzy skyscrapers against lush mountains, dim sum restaurants and investment bankers in suits. But in recent weeks, the international financial center has once again made headlines for something darker: the death of … Read more

Alex Murdaugh trial: what you need to know about the case of the South Carolina lawyer convicted of murdering his wife and son

“48 Hours” will air “The Trial of Alex Murdaugh” on Saturday at 10/9c. A South Carolina jury found a disgraced former lawyer Guilty Alex Murdaugh of the murder of his wife and son on their estate in 2021. The jury deliberated for less than three hours Thursday before returning the four guilty verdicts in connection … Read more