Emma Coronel Aispuro Set to Plead Guilty to Helping Run Drug Empire

Emma Coronel Aispuro is scheduled to appear in court in Washington on Thursday to admit her role in her husband’s criminal activities.

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Breaking Out of Prison With a Ouija Board and Some Clever Tricks

“The Confidence Men,” by Margalit Fox, recounts the elaborate true-life saga of two British officers who escaped from an Ottoman prison camp during World War I by brainwashing and manipulating their captors.

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More Than 1,800 Prisoners Break Out of Jail in Nigeria

Gunmen arrived at a prison in Nigeria’s southeast early Monday morning and let loose all who wanted to flee.

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Seven Killed in Haiti Jail Break Attempt

Residents said heavily armed men had shot at prison guards before the inmates began to flee from a prison in Port-au-Prince.

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Six Are Accused of Helping Fugitives Escape From California Jail

The defendants were identified as friends and relatives of six inmates who had escaped from a jail in Merced County this month. Three of the fugitives remain at large, the authorities said.

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One of Six Inmates Who Escaped From California Jail Is Recaptured

Edgar Ventura, 22, was arrested Tuesday “without incident” about 35 miles south of the Merced County Downtown Jail, officials said.

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Manhunt Underway for Six Escaped California Inmates

The men used a rope made of braided bedsheets to scale the side of a jail.

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Search Continues for 2 Escaped Prisoners in Tennessee

Robert Lee Brown and Christopher Osteen escaped from a state prison in Lake County, Tenn., then kidnapped a man and stole another man’s truck, the authorities said.

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Nigerian Forces Fire on Demonstrators Protesting Police Brutality

The toll was unclear, but witnesses said several people were shot during escalating protests in Lagos. The governor said ‘miscreants’ had hijacked mostly peaceful demonstrations.

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Peter Madsen, Killer of Kim Wall, Escapes Prison but Is Recaptured

Mr. Madsen fled the Herstedvester Prison near Copenhagen after taking a staff member hostage with what appeared to be a gun, according to local news outlets. He was apprehended a short time later.

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Retired Police Officer Tracks Down Escapee Who Shot Him Almost 50 Years Ago

“It was like unfinished business,” the former Denver officer said of finding the fugitive, who had been living under an alias in New Mexico for decades.

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Jailbreak Attack by ISIS Rages On in Eastern Afghanistan

Officials scrambled to recapture hundreds of prisoners after a car bombing at the 1,500-inmate prison in Jalalabad turned into an ongoing gun battle between militants and guards.

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Militants Attack Afghan Prison as Brief Cease-Fire Expires

The Islamic State reportedly took responsibility for an assault at a time when releasing insurgents from prisons has become a major issue in the Afghan peace process.

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How to Celebrate Juneteenth in N.Y.C.

The virtual events include a poetry performance, meditations, discussions, music and more.

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