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CIA mulled ‘truth serum’ post-9/11

CIA mulled ‘truth serum’ post-9/11

Shortly after 9/11, the CIA considered using a drug it thought might work like a truth serum and force terror suspects to give up information about potential attacks. After months of research, the agency decided that a drug called Versed, a sedative often prescribed to reduce anxiety, was...

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Trump to back major rewrite of sentencing laws

Trump to back major rewrite of sentencing laws

President Donald Trump is planning to support the first major rewrite of the nation's criminal justice sentencing laws in a generation, a senior White House official said Wednesday. Lawmakers reached an agreement this week on legislation that would boost rehabilitation efforts for...

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Migrant arrivals set to hit 5-year low: EU border agency

Migrant arrivals set to hit 5-year low: EU border agency

The European Union's border agency says 2018 is likely to see the lowest number of unauthorized migrant arrivals in five years. Frontex said Wednesday that around 118,900 irregular border crossings were recorded in the first 10 months of the year, around 31 percent lower than the same period...

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France says Trump should have shown

France says Trump should have shown "decency" on Paris attacks anniversary

U.S. President Donald Trump, who attacked his French counterpart in a series of tweets Tuesday, should have shown "common decency" instead since the country was mourning the anniversary of deadly attacks in Paris, a French government spokesman said. In five posts sent on the same day France...

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