{FD} Mexico sends accused money launderer for ‘El Chapo’ to US for trial

Mexico has sent one of the top alleged traffickers for the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel — a close associate to drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman — to the U.S. to face charges.

{FD} New York Christmas security ratchets up after global string of terror attempts

In this era of escalating terrorism around the globe, one of the world’s major cities — known for some of the tightest security possible — is stepping up its vigilance to keep busy locals and unacquainted tourists safe.

{FD} Lawmaker demands investigation into report Obama WH undermined anti-Hezbollah task force

A Republican congressman urged the House to look into a report the Obama administration held up a Drug Enforcement Administration task force’s investigation into Hezbollah’s drug-trafficking and money-laundering operations, all to ensure the Iran nuclear deal remained on track.

{FD} Testimony of DOJ official with ties to Fusion GPS pushed back

The testimony of Bruce Ohr, the former associate deputy attorney general who was demoted at the Justice Department in the wake of revelations about undisclosed meetings he had with officials from Fusion GPS, before the Senate Intelligence Committee will be postponed until later this week, sources told Fox News.

{FD} Obama administration undermined anti-Hezbollah task force to help secure Iran nuke deal, report says

The Obama administration gave a free pass to Hezbollah’s drug-trafficking and money-laundering operations — some of which were unfolding inside the U.S. — to help ensure the Iran nuclear deal would stay on track, according to a bombshell exposé in Politico Sunday.

{FD} Goodell defends NFL’s massive planned donation for social justice causes

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell had a conference call Monday with Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and retired wide receiver Anquan Boldin, founders of the Players Coalition, to begin discussions about the league providing nearly $90 million to social justice causes that are important to players in the coalition.