extrajudicial killings

2 Stories

Secret Drone Strike Memo to Be Released

Move comes as fight over Barron nomination looms

(Newser) - The Obama administration has decided to release a secret memo explaining its justification for killing American citizens in drone strikes overseas, sources tell the AP . The decision comes as the Senate prepares to vote on the nomination of the memo's author, David Barron, to the 1st US Circuit Court... More »

Mexican Mayor Trumpets Foe's Death—Before Body Found

Faces tough questions in drug lord's slaying

(Newser) - Monterrey-area mayor Mauricio Fernandez is facing some tough questions after announcing the death of his drug baron nemesis hours before the body was found and days before it was identified. "Saldana, who apparently is the one who was asking for my head, was found dead today in Mexico City,... More »

2 Stories