LBN – Special Report – Sunday

*El Chapo Moves To Mexican Jail

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the detained Mexican drug lord, was transferred to the Ciudad Juarez jail on Saturday morning according to Julio Herrera, Communications Director for Mexico’s Attorney General. He was brought to the jail near the Texas border allegedly so that the other prison where he was housed, the maximum-security Altiplano prison near Mexico City, could be reinforced for security reasons.

*Palin: I Will Work to Beat Ryan

During an interview on CNN, Sarah Palin said she would work to help Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s primary opponent beat him. “I think Paul Ryan is soon to be ‘Cantored,’ as in Eric Cantor,” Palin said, referring to Cantor’s loss to Dave Brat in the 2014 Virginia primary. “His political career is over but for a miracle because he has so disrespected the will of the people, and as the leader of the GOP, the convention, certainly he is to remain neutral, and for him to already come out and say who he will not support is not a wise decision of his,” Palin continued.

*Crash in Afghanistan Leaves Dozens Dead

Two buses and an oil tanker collided in Afghanistan on Sunday leading to at least 73 deaths. Many of the people, including women and children, were burned beyond recognition in one of the worst accidents in the country’s history. It happened in the Ghazni province, one of the areas affected most by the Taliban insurgency. Many drivers in the area typically drive quickly so as to avoid any insurgency activity. One passenger said the bus driver was at fault.

*‘Captain America’ Makes $181.1 Million

Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War reached the top of the box office with an impressive $181.8 million haul for its opening weekend. Overseas, it has made a total of $678.4 million in just 12 days since its release. It is now extremely likely to become the first movie of 2016 to cross the $1 billion threshold.

*Trump: GOP Unity Not Essential

During an appearance on ABC’s This Week, Donald Trumpsaid that unifying the Republican party behind him is not entirely essential right now. “I think it would be better if it were unified, I think it would be – there would be something good about it,” Trump said. “But I don’t think it actually has to be unified in the traditional sense.” This comment comes as Sarah Palin, a surrogate for Trump said that she would be helping the primary opponent running against Paul Ryan to defeat him.


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