Legendary New York mobster John “Sonny” Franzese, the former underboss of the Colombo Crime Family, has died at 103, according to TMZ. As a younger man, according to Mafia lore, Franzese was a big spender and a regular at New York’s Copacabana nightclub, where he hobnobbed with Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. He also provided...
Guatemala's former attorney general and recent presidential candidate Thelma Aldana said on Monday the United States has granted her asylum, days after her successor filed an extradition request for alleged irregularities during her tenure.
Japan will unveil new measures on Tuesday to stem the spread of a coronavirus as infections and deaths climb, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urging people to telecommute or work staggered hours to minimize risk.
Investment banks including
Citigroup Inc, Credit Suisse and Nomura Holdings
Inc have curbed trips to Italy on fears that the
coronavirus outbreak across the north of the country could
quickly spread across Europe, four sources told Reuters.
Devastating avalanches are already killing hundreds of people - and climate change could make that even worse. We ride along with the Telluride Ski Patrol in Colorado to see how settling off controlled avalanches can minimize risk, and how they're training rescue dogs.
Wall Street's three major averages plunged on Monday as investors ran for safety after a surge in coronavirus cases outside China fanned worries about the global economic impact of a potential pandemic.
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