Paul Erven Jackson Accused Of Torturing Two Young Women In Oregon
On the run for more than two decades, Jackson, 45, was arrested in his hotel room in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Monday thanks to tips received after CNN highlighted his case on an episode of "The Hunt with John Walsh" in July. Living in Mexico under an assumed name, Jackson was arrested for his part in the 1990 kidnapping and torture of two young prostitutes, which he undertook with his older brother, Vance Roberts. The brothers' mother bailed them out and both disappeared, with Roberts surrendering in 2006 and receiving a 108-year prison sentence.
More Than 100 Killed At Wedding In Yemen During Airstrike
Authorities say at least 131 people were killed when an airstrike hit a wedding in Yemen on Monday. The incident took place when the Saudi Arabian-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels known as Houthis targeted the wedding party of a man linked to the Houthis by accident; Saudi forces said they were not responsible for the error, but officials in Yemen acknowledged the mistake. The incident is one of the deadliest attack involving civilians in Yemen since March, when Houthi fighters forced the country's president to leave the nation.
Planned Parenthood Boss To Face Conservatives In Congress In Hearing
PP president Cecile Richards will defend her organization on Tuesday (Sept. 29) during congressional hearings lead by conservative lawmakers probing taxpayer funding of the organization. With Congress poised to avoid a government shutdown over plans to defund PP, the House is expected to discuss the creation of a select committee to investigate allegations that PP members discussed selling fetal tissue and organs for profit in heavily edited undercover videos recorded by anti-abortion activists. Meanwhile, Missouri's attorney general announced on Monday that an investigation found no evidence that PP's St. Louis clinic mishandled fetal tissue or did anything illegal.
Quick Take 1: As part of a new campaign touting inclusiveness, retailer H&M has unveiled pictures of a group of Sikh men wearing traditional head garb and a female Muslim model wearing a hijab. The "Close the Loop" sustainability campaign stars 23-year-old Mariah Idrissi, a London-based model of Pakistani and Moroccan descent who was discovered via Instagram.
Quick Take 2: Joyce Mitchell, the former prison worker accused of helping two convicted murderers escape from an upstate New York maximum security prison earlier this year was sentenced to 7 years in prison on Monday.
And Finally...: CNN has announced that it will allow Vice President Joe Biden to participate in the first Democratic presidential debate on Oct. 13, even if he declares his intention to run for the nation's highest office on the day of the event.