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MS-13 inmates sent to restricted unit after prison stabbing

The federal Bureau of Prisons is moving some MS-13 gang members in its custody into more restricted housing at certain high-security facilities across the U.S. after a gang stabbing in a Virginia prison, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Saturday. A brawl broke out Wednesday at the prison known as USP Lee between the MS-13 leader and a fellow inmate associated with the Mexican Mafia, and the gang member was stabbed, the people said. The Bureau of Prisons said in a statement that the inmate was injured but survived the attack.

Impeachment trial: The six Republican senators Trump and McConnell should worry about
Impeachment trial: The six Republican senators Trump and McConnell should worry about

Historic Trump impeachment calls for a new chapter in 'Profiles in Courage.' From Alexander and Collins to Murkowski and Romney, 6 possible authors.

Puerto Ricans hoping Trump signs major disaster declaration
Puerto Ricans hoping Trump signs major disaster declaration

Four thousand people are still in shelters and many others are sleeping outside after yet another earthquake on Saturday.

Rumbling volcano shuts down Philippine capital
Rumbling volcano shuts down Philippine capital

Schools and businesses shut across the Philippine capital on Monday as a volcano belched clouds of ash across the city and seismologists warned an eruption could happen at any time, potentially triggering a tsunami. Thousands of people were forced to evacuate their homes around Taal, one of the world's smallest active volcanoes, which spewed ash for a second day from its crater in the middle of a lake about 70 km (45 miles) south of central Manila. "The speed of escalation of Taal's volcanic activity caught us by surprise," Maria Antonia Bornas, chief science research specialist at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, told reporters.

Constant Warfare Once Exhausted the Chinese Army
Constant Warfare Once Exhausted the Chinese Army

Will it do it again?

With nothing to lose, loners build future in China
With nothing to lose, loners build future in China's hollowed-out north

Li Hai is a nobody in China. Resource-rich cities like Hegang in Heilongjiang province helped power China's economic miracle. With China's economic growth at a 30-year nadir and living costs chronically high, cheap homes in hollowed-out cities are pulling a small tribe of frugal and independent-minded millennials to Heilongjiang.

A catastrophic crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike killed at least 5 people and injured at least 60
A catastrophic crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike killed at least 5 people and injured at least 60

Early Sunday morning, a massive pileup on the PA Turnpike involving a tour bus, two tractor trailers, and passenger vehicles killed at least 5 people.

Which States Have the Highest Fees for Electric Vehicles?
Which States Have the Highest Fees for Electric Vehicles?

Gas taxes, which fund about 30 percent of transportation spending in the U.S., don't apply to electric-vehicle owners for an obvious reason: EVs don't use gas. As the number of EVs in use rises, ...

The Navy Wants Torpedo Boats To Help Deter Iran
The Navy Wants Torpedo Boats To Help Deter Iran

Washington may need more of such warships to patrol contested waters.

Three Americans killed in al Shabaab militant attack on base in Kenya
Three Americans killed in al Shabaab militant attack on base in Kenya

NAIROBI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three Americans - one U.S. military servicemember and two contractors - were killed by Somalia's al Shabaab militant group during an attack on Sunday on a military base in Kenya used by both U.S. and Kenyan forces, the U.S. military said. The military's Africa Command confirmed the deaths and said two other Americans who work for the U.S. Department of Defense were also wounded in the attack on the Manda Bay Airfield in Lamu county, close to the Somali border. "The wounded Americans are currently in stable condition and being evacuated," Africa Command (AFRICOM) said in a statement.

Mexico president calls for Julian Assange to be released from UK prison
Mexico president calls for Julian Assange to be released from UK prison

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday called for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to be released from prison in London, urging an end to what he described as his "torture" in detention. Assange, 48, is in a British jail for skipping bail when he sought asylum in Ecuador's embassy in London, where he spent nearly seven years to avoid extradition to Sweden over allegations of rape that were dropped in November. Assange is also battling U.S. attempts to extradite him over Wikileaks' publication of vast caches of leaked military documents and diplomatic cables.