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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, one of the most-wanted drug lords and who once terrorized western Michoacan state, was captured early Friday by federal police, according to a Mexican official.He was arrested in the capital city of M ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders eager to avert a partial government shutdown are getting heat from conservative colleagues who ask what the fuss is all about.Numerous House Republicans say it's preferable to let the Homeland Security Depart ...more

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's attorney general Jesus Murillo, under fire for months over his handling of the investigation into the abduction and apparent massacre of 43 students, will step down, a senior government official said on Friday. < ...more

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least eight people were killed by bombs and rocket fire in Baghdad on Friday, police and medical sources said. They said a bomb exploded in the predominantly Sunni neighborhood of Al-Saydiya, in southern Baghdad, killin ...more

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VIENNA (Reuters) - Sedatives have been found in the body of Rakhat Aliyev, a prominent Kazakh dissident found hanged in an Austrian prison this week in what authorities say was suicide. An initial toxicological test on Aliyev showed traces of ...more

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SWEETWATER, Fla. (AP) — A police detective faces felony charges for using stolen license plates to avoid tolls on Florida's Turnpike.Sweetwater police detective Octavio Oliu surrendered Thursday, more than a year after he was suspended from the ...more

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PRATTSBURG, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police say they've charged a Rochester man with using excavating equipment to dig a 40-foot-long, 12-foot-deep hole in a rural road in the middle of the night and not telling anyone about it.Investigators s ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Since strutting onto the big screen in "Saturday Night Fever," John Travolta's career has been one of dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme.Travolta's latest step back into the spotlight at Sunday's Academy ...more

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself in what police described as an apparent suicide, minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis hom ...more

Reuters News - 55 mins ago

LONDON (Reuters) - Former British pop singer Gary Glitter, who shot to fame in the 1970s as a "glam-rock" star but was later convicted of child sex crimes, was sentenced to 16 years in prison after being found guilty of indecently assaulting three girl ...more