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Man known as ‘Catboy' is second Canadian suspected of working with drug lord El Chapo

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A drug trafficker known as “Cat” or “Catboy” is the second Canadian suspected of working with Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, whose landmark Brooklyn trial is ongoing.
Stephen Tello, 39, a former real estate agent who has lived in Montreal, Toronto and Kitchener, Ont., is serving an 11-year, eight-month sentence in Canada following a Nova Scotia RCMP drugs sting codenamed Operation Harrington.
However, court documents show he also faces a separate cocaine importation indictment in the U.S., which accuses him of trafficking with the Mexican kingpin for more than five years...
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3 Ways Pompeo's Cairo Speech Was a Turning Point

3 Ways Pompeo's Cairo Speech Was a Turning Point

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James Jay Carafano , FOX News
The secretary of state made it clear: We will not apologize for America, we will stand up for our interests, and we will cooperate with our allies as long as they are willing to share the burden of preserving freedom.
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Pompeo's Speech vs. Trump's View of the World

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My former boss, Secretary of State George Shultz, used to say that when an administration didn't have a policy on a certain issue, the temptation always grew to give a speech instead. Judging by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's sweeping Cairo speech on Thursday, clearly that's not the case with the Trump administration and the Middle East-though whether that policy is workable and effective is, of course, another matter. If Secretary Pompeo's marathon swing through the Arab world accomplished nothing else, it provided an unmistakable, if unrealistic, vision of U.S. policy in the Middle...
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Government Shutdown, Mike Pompeo, Jayme Closs: Your Friday Briefing

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Here's what you need to know.
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Secretary Of State Pompeo Continues His Extensive Mideast Travels

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While in Cairo on Thursday, Mike Pompeo gave a speech blaming many of the region's problems - in particular the rise of ISIS - on a lack of leadership from former President Obama.
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News Brief: Government Shutdown, Pompeo Speech, 'El Chapo' Trial

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Trump considers bypassing Congress to get border wall funding. In Cairo speech, Secretary of State Pompeo slams Obama Mideast policies. Trial of drug lord "El Chapo" picks up steam in federal court.
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Sen. Collins Draws the Line on Trump Nominee

Sen. Collins Draws the Line on Trump Nominee

Sen. Susan Collins is raising media eyebrows with her opposition to one of President Trump's federal judicial nominations, the Washington Post reports. The Maine Republican... Read more ...

Revolution rookie Justin Rennicks sets new goals after big World Cup moment

Revolution rookie Justin Rennicks sets new goals after big World Cup moment

FOXBORO - When his opportunity arrived, Justin Rennicks got lost in the moment. The United States U-20 team trailed France 2-1 in its World Cup Round of 16 match earlier this... Read more ...

New York City And The Strand Bookstore Are Not On The Same Page

New York City And The Strand Bookstore Are Not On The Same Page

Nancy Bass Wyden, the Strand's owner, is protesting New York City's decision to preserve the bookstore as a historic city landmark. She thinks the move will hurt, not help her... Read more ...

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular extradition bill; activists want more

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular extradition bill; activists want more

HONG KONG - Moving to restore calm, apparently with Beijing's backing, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she was putting on hold an extradition bill that... Read more ...

Trump warns of a 'market crash the likes of which has not been seen before'...

Trump warns of a 'market crash the likes of which has not been seen before' if he loses 2020 election - but economists are worried he's causing a recession on his own

US President Donald Trump warned Saturday of a massive market crash if he's not re-elected in 2020. The President has previously warned that the economy could tank if he's... Read more ...

Trump says he's had 'one very brief meeting' about UFOs but remains skeptical

Trump says he's had 'one very brief meeting' about UFOs but remains skeptical

Amid a recent increase in speculation about unidentified flying objects, President Donald Trump has admitted to at least one meeting about the topic. But there's been no proof... Read more ...

Hong Kong extradition bill complicates an already tense US-China relationship

Hong Kong extradition bill complicates an already tense US-China relationship

This story is being published as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on June 15, 2019. The row between Beijing... Read more ...

White House Sparks Anger With 'Real Real Weird' Flag Day Tweet

White House Sparks Anger With 'Real Real Weird' Flag Day Tweet

"How far toward the Third World we've sunk." Read more ...

An Ex-State Senator Was Murdered. A Woman Has Been Arrested

An Ex-State Senator Was Murdered. A Woman Has Been Arrested

A former Arkansas state senator was found dead of a gunshot wound at her Randolph County home last week, and now police have a suspect in custody, per CBS News. Rebecca Lynn... Read more ...

Trump campaign zeroes in on a new threat: Elizabeth Warren

Trump campaign zeroes in on a new threat: Elizabeth Warren

President Donald Trump's reelection machine is setting its sights on a new target, one it had left for dead just a few months ago: Elizabeth Warren. With the Massachusetts... Read more ...