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Report details Zetas total control over Mexican prisonOfficially it was a Mexican prison, but inside it hid another reality: a center of operations where the Zetas cartel modified vehicles and manufactured uniforms, locked up kidnapped victims and cremated bodies using diesel
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FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2017 file photo, Venezuela's Chief Prosecutor Tarek William Saab speaks during a news conference, in Caracas, Venezuela.  Venezuelan authorities detained the acting president of Citgo, the state-owned oil company’s U.S. subsidiary, and five other executives for their alleged involvement in a corruption scheme, Saab said Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
Venezuela arrests Citgo chief in anti-corruption dragnetVenezuelan authorities say they have detained the acting president of Citgo, the state-owned oil company's U.S. subsidiary, for alleged corruption
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Judge orders hearings for teens detained as gang suspectsA judge has ordered prompt detention hearings for any teenagers who entered the United States under the unaccompanied-children program and are being detained because of alleged gang affiliations
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Argentina says flares seen are unlikely to be from submarineA U.S. aircraft searching for a missing Argentine submarine with 44 crew members aboard has spotted white flares, but they're unlikely to be from the sub that has been lost for six days in the South Atlantic, the Argentine navy said Tuesday
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Feds: Man illegally took teen from Texas to Georgia for sexFederal prosecutors say a Mexican man who's in the U.S. illegally took a teenage girl from Texas to Georgia for sex
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Human rights official, son killed in northern MexicoGunmen in Mexico killed a human rights official and his son in the northern state of Baja California Sur in a dramatic attack that was condemned by federal officials on Tuesday
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Venezuela authorities detain acting president of Citgo, the state oil company's U.S. subsidiary, for alleged corruptionVenezuela authorities detain acting president of Citgo, the state oil company's U.S. subsidiary, for alleged corruption
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Bill Clinton visits Puerto Rico, distributes relief suppliesFormer U.S. President Bill Clinton is visiting Puerto Rico and meeting with those left homeless after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm
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Whitefish halts power work in Puerto Rico over $83M owedWhitefish Energy Holdings says it is halting work to help restore power in Puerto Rico because the U.S. territory's government has not paid crews as part of a contract that led to accusations of overcharging and incompetence
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Argentina's navy says sounds didn't come from missing subArgentina's navy says sounds detected by probes deep in the South Atlantic on Monday did not come from a missing submarine, dashing newfound hope among relatives of the 44 crew members aboard
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Ecuador president: Manafort pitched deal for China investorsEcuadorean President Lenin Moreno says he met with President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman this year together with a group of Chinese businessmen interested in acquiring a stake in the nation's power company
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Mexico: Robbery may be motive in slaying of TV executiveMexican authorities say the principal line of investigation in the murder of a top executive from Mexican media conglomerate Grupo Televisa is robbery
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The Latest: Argentina says noise wasn't from missing subArgentina's navy says a noise detected in an undersea area on Monday did not come from a submarine that has been missing since last week with 44 sailors on board
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Argentina's navy says that sounds detected in undersea area did not come from missing submarine with crew of 44Argentina's navy says that sounds detected in undersea area did not come from missing submarine with crew of 44
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Leftist president hopeful vows to erase Mexico's corruptionMexico's leftist Morena party is making eradicating corruption the centerpiece of its platform as its leader Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador runs for the presidency in next July's elections.
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