Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ should get life in prison: U.S. prosecutors

U.S. prosecutors want the convicted Mexican drug lord known as “El Chapo” to spend his life in prison. The federal government said in papers filed Wednesday the court should sentence Joaquin Guzman to the statutory mandatory minimum of life imprisonment plus an additional 30 years. Prosecutors also asked the judge to order restitution for the victims in an amount to […]

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1 charged in discovery of human remains near Port Burwell: OPP

Elgin County OPP have laid a charge in connection to the discovery of human remains east of Port Burwell, Ont. earlier this week. Police say the accused, identified as Samuel Waters, 22, of Norfolk County faces a charge of indignity to human remains. The accused was arrested on Thursday and is set to appear in court next week in St. […]

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Femen protest interrupts far-right Vox's Spanish election rally

MADRID (Reuters) – Three topless women protesters with the slogan “this isn’t patriotism, it’s fascism” scrawled across their chests interrupted the final election rally of Spanish far-right party Vox in central Madrid on Friday evening. The women from the radical feminist activist group Femen ran across the stage in Plaza de Colon before being removed by security men. Femen was […]

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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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