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The widow of late Islamic State group financial leader Abu Sayyaf has been charged for her alleged role in the death of US aid worker Kayla Mueller last year. Nisreen Assad Ibrahim Bahar, a 25-year-old known as Umm Sayyaf, was accused of conspiring to provide support to the violent extremists, forcibly detaining Mueller and other captives in the couple's homes, where she was sexually assaulted by IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Bahar acknowledged that Baghdadi "owned" Mueller during her captivity at the Sayyaf residences, describing "owning" as equivalent to slavery, federal prosecutors said.
A Sikh Indian-American actor and designer says that he was barred from boarding an Aeromexico flight from Mexico City to New York because he refused to remove his turban. "This morning in Mexico City I was told I could not board my @aeromexico flight to NYC because of my turban," Waris Ahluwalia wrote in his Instagram account. The House of Waris chief was heading to New York's fashion week.