Gang affiliated with El Chapo’s cartel sawed off rival member’s head

El Chapo gang records video of rival’s head being decapitated with a saw before dumping it outside a government building in Mexico with a written warning Gentes de Aquiles, a cell loyal to El Chapo’s Sinaloa Cartel, claimed responsibility for the beheading over the weekend The victim’s decapitated head was placed outside a government building Friday morning in the town […]

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France says G7 mostly agreed except on Iran, Israeli-Palestinian issue

DINARD, France (Reuters) – Foreign ministers of the Group of Seven nations broadly agreed on issues during a two-day meeting, but were unable to bridge differences on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and how to deal with Iran, France’s top diplomat said on Saturday. “Despite the crisp air of Dinard, we couldn’t overcome some of our differences,” Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian […]

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El Chapo the fashionista: Drug lord creates clothing line behind bars

Convicted drug lord El Chapo is sidestepping into fashion by creating an eponymous clothing brand inspired by his twin daughters. The 61-year-old kingpin, whose real name is Joquin Guzman, is working with his wife Emma Coronel Aispuro, 29, on the sartorial project. The El Chapo-branded clothing will feature the drug lord’s name and signature and could soon become available in […]

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El Salvador judge accused of sexual abuse removed from top court

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – El Salvador’s Congress voted on Monday night to temporarily remove a Supreme Court judge from his post pending a trial, after he was accused of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl. Lawmakers also voted to strip Judge Eduardo Jaime Escalante Diaz, 51, of his immunity against prosecution in a nearly unanimous vote of the 84-member Congress. “An […]

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Estonian center-right opposition wins elections

TALLINN (Reuters) – Estonia’s opposition center-right Reform party pulled off a surprise win over Prime Minister Juri Ratas’ governing center-left Centre party in Sunday’s parliamentary elections. The results put Reform leader Kaja Kallas in the pole position to become the country’s first female prime minister, although she will have to tackle difficult negotiations to form a governing coalition. Most opinion […]

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Estonian center-right opposition heads toward election win

TALLINN (Reuters) – Estonia’s opposition center-right Reform party was heading toward a surprise win over Prime Minister Juri Ratas’ governing center-left Centre party in Sunday’s parliamentary elections, with some 95 percent of the votes counted. The results put Reform leader Kaja Kallas in the pole position to become the country’s first female prime minister, although she will have to tackle […]

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'El Chapo' trial reveals drug lord's love life, business dealings

(Reuters) – On a typical day, Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman would wake at noon and make calls while strolling under the trees in the mountains of his native Sinaloa state, where he was in hiding, a witness recently testified at the kingpin’s trial. The infamous gangster’s personal life and business dealings have gone on public display since […]

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'El Chapo' personally tortured and buried enemies alive, witness says

Prosecution presents case against accused drug kingpin El Chapo NEW YORK CITY – A witness on Thursday described in horrifying detail how accused drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman brutally murdered people with his own hands. In striking testimony during Guzman's trial, Isaias Valdez Ríos, who started in the drug lord's security circle in 2004 and later became one of his pilots, […]

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