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January 20, 2017 3:06 AM Mexican drug lord El Chapo lands in New York to face charges

NEW YORK — Infamous Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who twice escaped from maximum-security prisons in his country, was extradited at the request of the United States to face drug trafficking and other charges and arrived in New York late Thursday. A plane carrying Guzman landed at a suburban airport, where a caravan of SUVs waited to take him away. Guzman 51

January 19, 2017 11:26 PM Key dates in Mexico's pursuit and extradition of 'El Chapo'

June 10, 1993: Guzman's first capture, in Guatemala, announced by Mexican authorities. Jan. 19, 2001: Escapes from one of Mexico's two top-security prisons, in Jalisco state, allegedly in a laundry cart. 2012: Nearly captured by Mexican federal police at a coastal mansion in Los Cabos, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with dozens 41

January 15, 2017 12:33 PM Brazil prisoners beheaded in riot at Natal prison

Inmates have seized control of the largest prison in the north-eastern Brazilian city of Natal. Police say at least 10 prisoners have been killed at the Alcacuz jail. Many others are thought to have been killed in fighting between rival gangs at the prison in Rio Grande Do Norte state. This is the third major riot in Brazil this year. Nearly 100 inmates 39

January 15, 2017 12:33 PM Police Enter Latest Brazil Prison to See Inmates Massacred

RIO DE JANEIRO — Police in Brazil have entered two prisons in the country's northern state of Rio Grande do Norte where a riot left at least 10 inmates dead on Saturday, authorities said Sunday. A statement released by the office in charge of state penitentiaries said the rebellion started Saturday afternoon in the Alcacuz and Rogerio Coutinho detention 37

January 14, 2017 12:27 PM Second Death Reported On Icy Missouri Roads: Winter Storm Jupiter Knocks Out Power, Glazes Roads in Plains, Midwest

A 33-year-old Missouri woman died in a crash on icy roads Friday morning. States of emergency have been declared in Oklahoma and Missouri as ice arrives. Heavy snow closed interstates and damaged buildings in the West earlier in the week. Winter Storm Jupiter has claimed a second victim in Missouri as the powerful storm treks east. Freezing rain and ice created 43

January 10, 2017 10:00 PM Italy moves to arrest inmate monitored for radicalization

ROME – Police in Rome say they have issued a new arrest warrant for an inmate who allegedly tried to radicalize fellow Muslims in Italian prisons. Mauro Fabozzi, who heads Rome's anti-terrorism police unit, alleged Tuesday that 34-year-old Saber Hmidi carried out "aggression" toward Catholic inmates and exulted after Islamist extremists attacks in Europe 42

January 6, 2017 2:28 PM Dozens of Inmates Killed in 2nd Prison Riot in a Week in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO — A second prison riot in a week in the Brazilian Amazon left at least 33 inmates dead on Friday in the northern state of Roraima, the authorities said. Reflecting the brutal nature of the gang conflict, some of the victims at the Monte Cristo Agricultural Penitentiary in Boa Vista, the capital of Roraima, were decapitated, had their hearts 47

January 6, 2017 1:12 PM Russia says it is drawing down its military forces in Syria

MOSCOW — Russia announced on Friday that it is withdrawing its aircraft carrier and some other Russian warships from the waters off Syria as the first step in a drawdown of its forces in the war-torn Mideast country. According to Russian General Staff chief Gen. Valery Gerasimov, the Admiral Kuznetsov carrier and accompanying ships are to be the first 43

January 5, 2017 11:35 AM Obama touts criminal justice reform in Harvard Law Review

President Barack Obama took to the Harvard Law Review to tout his administration’s reforms of the criminal justice system, in an article published Thursday. It’s the second time he’s made history with the legal journal: He was its first black editor as a law student in 1990. And now, Obama is the first sitting president to publish a work of “legal scholarship 62

January 4, 2017 5:08 PM Charleston church shooter: ‘I would like to make it crystal clear, I do not regret what I did’

CHARLESTON — Six weeks after he shot and killed nine people at a Charleston church, Dylann Roof lamented in a jailhouse journal that he could no longer go to the movies or eat good food. But he still felt the massacre was “worth it” because of what he perceived as the wrongs perpetrated by the black community. “I would like to make it crystal clear 54