SHANGHAI (AP) — For a few thousand dollars, Chinese companies offer to export a powerful chemical that has been killing unsuspecting drug users and is so lethal that it presents a potential terrorism threat, an Associated Press investigation has found.
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Amnesty International says as many as 30,000 people in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos are homeless after their community was set ablaze and demolished this week. Lagos officials have warned that makeshift waterfront settlements pose a "security threat" and must be razed, a process that could affect hundreds of thousands of people.
Authorities caught barely half of illegal border crossers last year, report finds
News) US stock indexes - Banks led U. stock indexes mostly higher Friday, propelling the Nasdaq composite index to its fourth record high this week. Investors welcomed quarterly earnings from JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fa.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Shouts of "justice" echoed from the press corps Wednesday moments after Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto called for a moment of silence for journalists who have been murdered at a frightening pace. The president's hastily called meeting with his security cabinet and the country's governors was meant to show a united response to the slaying of reporters from one corner of Mexico to the other so far this year. The gathering was titled "actions for freedom of expression…