George Nader arrested on child pornography charges

Nader, a well-connected Middle East fixer, accused of having sexually explicit pictures of children on his mobile phone. George Nader, a well-connected Middle East fixer for Donald Trump‘s presidential campaign and a witness in the Russia meddling probe, was arrested for possessing child pornography, the US Justice Department said. A Lebanese-American businessman, Nader was arrested at John F Kennedy International Airport in New York City on Monday on charges of “transporting visual depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct,” the department said. The arrest was based on a 13-month-old sealed…

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Death In Chi Town: 52 people shot in city over weekend

Fifty-two people shot, 10 dead in the most violent weekend in Chicago this year. Last weekend was the most violent in the US city of Chicago so far this year. Police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, from Friday night to midnight on Monday. Chicago remains the most dangerous major city in the country. Since 2001, more Americans have been killed here than in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from Chicago in the United States.

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