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Mexico arrests Juarez drug cartel leader MEXICO CITY: Mexican police arrested Juarez drug cartel boss Vicente Carrillo Fuentes on Thursday, catching a man known as "El Viceroy" whose gang's turf wars with enemies were blamed for thousands of deaths.Wearing a short-sleeve blue shirt and jeans, Carrillo Fuentes was hauled in front of television cameras at Mexico City's airport and escorted into a helicopter by a masked federal police officer holding him down by the neck. On TV, he later denied killing anyone.The hulking 51-year-old suspect had grey hair and lacked the thin black mustache that he sported in old pictures.His capture gives President Enrique Pena Nieto another victory against major drug traffickers at a time of national outrage over fears that 43 students were killed by a police-backed gang in Guerrero state.Carrillo Fuentes was arrested by federal police at a checkpoint as he drove in Torreon, a city in the northern state of Coahuila, thanks to ...

Mexico formally charges Beltran Leyva cartel boss MEXICO CITY: Mexican authorities formally charged drug kingpin Hector Beltran Leyva with organized crime, drug offenses and kidnapping on Tuesday, a week after his capture in a seafood restaurant.Beltran Leyva, 49, was captured along with an associate on October 1 in the colonial city of San Miguel de Allende after living a discreet life posing as a businessman in a neighboring state.The attorney general's office said Beltran Leyva was also charged with illegal gun possession.Authorities ...
American doctor exposed to Ebola allowed home WASHINGTON: An American physician who was hospitalized in the United States after being exposed to the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone was allowed home Tuesday, health officials said.The doctor, whose identity was not released, had been volunteering in a unit for those suffering from the hemorrhagic fever that has already killed nearly 3,500 people in West Africa since the end of last year.After suffering a needle-prick injury, he was admitted for observation at the National ...
Mexico pressed to solve 43 students' disappearance IGUALA: Mexico faced growing international pressure Tuesday to solve the disappearance of 43 students who vanished after they were attacked by police linked to a drug gang.The United States and the Organization of American States joined appeals for the country to find the young men, who were last seen 10 days ago in Iguala, a city in the violence-plagued southern state of Guerrero.Fears over their fate rose over the weekend after authorities found a mass ...
Michelle Obama: still popular and driving Democratic votes WASHINGTON: Dispensing from her fund of valuable political capital, Michelle Obama is criss-crossing the United States with a single objective -- slaying the familiar foe haunting Democrats in mid-term elections: low turnout.The still popular first lady can reach parts of the electoral battleground that her husband cannot, because his tattered approval ratings after nearly six years in office make vulnerable Democrats loath to be seen with him.But Obama is tireless in her defense of her ...
Ex-Haiti dictator 'Baby Doc' Duvalier dead at 63 PORT-AU-PRINCE: Haiti's former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, who ruled the impoverished Caribbean nation with an iron fist from 1971 until his ouster in 1986, died on Saturday of a heart attack. He was 63.The death of Baby Doc, as he was commonly known, marks the end of a dark chapter for a desperate country plundered first by his ruthless father -- Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier, a physician-turned-populist politician -- before being further ravaged by ...
US faces limits of air power in battle over Syria town WASHINGTON: The United States is facing the limits of air power in the Syria border town of Kobane, where Islamic State (IS) militants are steadily closing in on Kurdish fighters despite a series of US bombing raids.Fighter jets and drones from the world's most powerful air force have carried out at least eight attacks over the past week against the IS group near Kobane, but the air raids have failed so far to turn the ...


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