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CNN footage of Yusuf Abdi Ali — accused of burning civilians alive in the 1980s civil war — driving his Uber.

A former Somali army commander who worked as an Uber driver in Virginia has been found guilty of a war crime

Yusuf Abdi Ali, who drove for Uber for 18 months, was found guilty of torturing Farhan Tani Warfaa on Tuesday, and ordered to pay him $500,000.
A view of the Duluth Public Safety Center in Duluth, Georgia.

A Georgia man sexually abused a teenage girl and locked her in a dog cage. He will spend no time in prison.

A Georgia man will spend no time behind bars despite sexually abusing a teenage girl, locking her in a cage, and not allowing her to leave his home.
Jared Kushner waits in the White House with a member of the Saudi delegation during a meeting between President Donald Trump and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in March 2018.

Comedian Hasan Minhaj called out Jared Kushner while he was in the audience at the Time 100 Gala, mocking his close relationship with Saudi’s cr...

Hasan Minhaj went viral after Netflix bowed to Saudi Arabia's request to remove an episode of his comedy show critical of the Saudi government.
David Turpin, who pleaded guilty with his wife Louise to 14 felony counts for the abuse over several decades of their 13 children, addresses the court during their sentencing in Riverside, California on April 19, 2019.

A California couple were sentenced to life in prison after years of torturing their children

David and Louise Turpin were sentenced on Friday to 25 years to life in prison for torturing and abusing their children in a case that shocked the US.

As a POW in Vietnam, John McCain refused release until his fellow prisoners were freed, making him a hero in the eyes of many

Sen. John McCain, a giant of American politics who died on Saturday at 81, was perhaps most profoundly shaped by his military service and more than five years as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War.
People near the international border in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, January 28, 2017.

A violent Mexican city on the US border has seen a wave of disappearances — and marines are being accused of carrying them out

Nearly two dozen people have gone missing in Nuevo Laredo since February, and many on the ground believe that Mexican marines deployed there for fight crime are responsible for them.

How the White House is pushing through one of the most controversial nominees in recent history

The White House and the Republican National Committee are pulling out all the stops to push through Gina Haspel's nomination to serve as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency, despite widespread opposition and skepticism about her past behaviour with the CIA.
Protesters gather in front of the Supreme Court in January 2017 to mark 15 years since the first prisoners were brought to the US detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

‘She was up to her eyeballs in torture’: Trump’s nominee for CIA director oversaw the torture of detainees under Bush

Gina Haspel, the president's pick to lead the CIA, helped implement the agency's torture program under the George W. Bush administration.
Gina Haspel.

A controversial intelligence officer who ran a secret US prison in Thailand could be the first female CIA chief

President Donald Trump has appointed Gina Haspel as the new head of the CIA, but the longtime intelligence officer has a controversial past.