Jan 19, 2017

Mexico extradites El Chapo

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The notorious drug lord is being extradited to the US, a spokesperson for the Mexican Attorney General told ABC News. He is on a plane today, although his destination stateside is yet unknown.

Update: El Chapo has landed in New York at MacArthur Airport on Long Island, per an NBC report. According to the AP, he is expected to appear at a federal courthouse in Brooklyn Friday.

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Syria's darkest chapter

Family room without a family, in Idlib. Photo: Muhammed Said/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

The worst humanitarian crisis of Syriaโ€™s brutal civil war is colliding today with what could be the warโ€™s most dangerous geopolitical showdown, after at least 29 Turkish troops were killed in an airstrike.

The big picture: The fighting is taking place in Idlib in northwest Syria, where a ferocious Syrian and Russian offensive has displaced 1 million civilians and infuriated Turkey, which borders the region.

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Fear of coronavirus pandemic escalates

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In the blink of an eye, we've entered a new phase on the coronavirus.

The big picture: Italy, Iran and South Korea are at "decisive" points in their responses, the World Health Organization said on Thursday.

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