NEW YORK — Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera — the notorious drug lord known as “El Chapo” whose dramatic prison escapes fed his legend as an untouchable kingpin running the world’s largest narcotics trafficking group — was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison.

WASHINGTON/DUBAI — Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program, contradicting the chief U.S. diplomat and appearing to undercut President Donald Trump’s statement that Washington had made progress on its disputes with Tehran.

SHEPPERTON, England — Royal officials clad in scarlet outfits took to the River Thames in traditional boats on Monday for the annual “Swan Upping” ceremony, an 800-year-old tradition of counting the swans owned by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth.


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