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John Hendren

John Hendren

Mexico

US, Mexico plan to target drug cartels' $29bn fortune

The US and Mexico have announced a new front in their battle against drug cartels, modelled on the capture of Sinaloa cartel leader Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman.

US, Mexico plan to target drug cartels' $29bn fortune

US & Canada

US: Chicago police accused of racist use of 'bait trucks' tactic

The tactic, which sees trucks filled with valuable goods and left unattended, has been criticised for both creating the crimes it catches and for its use in impoverished, minority neighbourhoods.

US: Chicago police accused of racist use of 'bait trucks' tactic

US & Canada

US: Close-fought Ohio race fuels Democratic hopes

Will Danny O'Connor (D) beat Troy Balderson (R) to Ohio congressional seat?

US: Close-fought Ohio race fuels Democratic hopes

United States

Chicago seeks help after deadly weekend of shootings

At least 73 people were shot, 12 fatally, across Chicago during the weekend, according to reports, making it the bloodiest weekend in more than two years.

Chicago seeks help after deadly weekend of shootings

United States

US healthcare prices set to skyrocket after 'Obamacare' scrapped

Many will have to pay a lot more for insurance after Trump got rid of subsidies provided by the Affordable Care Act.

US healthcare prices set to skyrocket after 'Obamacare' scrapped

US & Canada

Does drill rap incite violence in Chicago?

This controversial genre of music has been widely criticised in the US media for its violent lyrics and images.

Does drill rap incite violence in Chicago?

US & Canada

US economists question sustainability of recent economic growth

US President Donald Trump is touting his economic numbers - a GDP growth rate of 4.1 percent this quarter - and is promising more to come, but economists are sceptical that such growth will continue.

US economists question sustainability of recent economic growth

US & Canada

US Supreme Court ruling deals major blow to public sector unions

Largest teachers' union defiant after top court bars unions from collecting fees from non-members.

US Supreme Court ruling deals major blow to public sector unions

US & Canada

US teachers' union steps up fight for more rights

Their largest union is meeting this week to discuss a spending crisis following strikes and protests in several states.

US teachers' union steps up fight for more rights

Business & Economy

US tariffs: Trump's policy hurting home industry

Until negotiations end the tariff dispute, many American manufacturers and farmers are focusing survival.

US tariffs: Trump's policy hurting home industry

US & Canada

Trump in Milwaukee to celebrate new factory opening

The US president celebrated the opening of a Foxconn factory in the swing state of Wisconsin as Republicans hope to retain control of the US legislature in the coming midterm elections.

Trump in Milwaukee to celebrate new factory opening

US & Canada

G7 Summit: Trade frictions dominate talks

World leaders arrived at the G7 summit in Quebec with the US on one side of a trade spat and the six other nations on the other.

G7 Summit: Trade frictions dominate talks