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  • Federal agents arrest 255 'child predators' in nationwide operation

    Federal agents arrest 255 'child predators' in nationwide operation
    Federal agents and local law enforcement agencies in Maryland and across the country have arrested more than 250 men and a handful of women in a month-long operation targeting "child predators" who are part of a "disturbing trend" of adults connecting...
  • Spanish prime minister refuses to resign over corruption allegations

    Spanish prime minister refuses to resign over corruption allegations
    MADRID -- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday refused to bow  to opposition demands that he resign, even as his party's former treasurer testified in court that Rajoy had accepted bribes for years. Luis Barcenas, the disgraced former money...
  • News of the Weird: Community Activism

    News of the Weird: Community Activism
    Despite Chicago's recent crisis of gang-related street murders, the Roseland Community Hospital in a tough south-side neighborhood is on the verge of closing because of finances, and community groups have been energetically campaigning to keep it open....
  • After leader of vicious Zetas cartel captured, violence could surge

    After leader of vicious Zetas cartel captured, violence could surge
    MEXICO CITY -- The capture of the top leader of Mexico’s savage Zetas cartel will likely have surprisingly little effect on the trafficking of cocaine and other illicit substances to the United States, or on the violence that has claimed tens of...
  • Leader of Zetas drug cartel captured: '40' may be extradited to U.S.

    MEXICO CITY _ Miguel Angel Treviño Morales, top leader of the vicious Zetas drug-and-extortion cartel, was in a cell in Mexico City on Tuesday, awaiting interrogation and possible extradition to the United States. Treviño, known as "40," was transported...
  • Captured Zeta cartel lord Treviño infamous for brutality

    Captured Zeta cartel lord Treviño infamous for brutality
    He was notorious for an assassination method known as “the cookout” – stuffing his victim into a barrel, dousing him with gasoline and roasting him alive. Miguel Angel Treviño Morales, the Zeta drug cartel commander arrested Monday...
  • Mysterious death in 'Whitey' Bulger trial: Book has back story

    A harsh critic of James "Whitey" Bulger, who had once been expected to testify against the gangster at his trial, was found dead in his home Wednesday, with no obvious signs of trauma on his body. There will be an autopsy on to determine the cause of...
  • Cops: Man sent hearses to intimidate executive's family

    Cops: Man sent hearses to intimidate executive's family
    A Chicago man extorted tens of thousands of dollars from a married Loop real estate executive by threatening to expose their romantic relationship, authorities alleged Friday. John Holliman, who has previously been arrested in Ohio for posing as doctor...
  • Comic-Con: Rob Thomas says he wants ‘Veronica Mars’ to be ‘a Bond franchise’

     
    The cast of “Veronica Mars” is still shooting the show's big-screen comeback, but writer Rob Thomas, Kristen Bell and the […]...
  • Comic-Con: ‘Person of Interest’ will go more sci-fi to outpace reality

     
    Many have said CBS' “Person of Interest” is one of the best science-fiction shows on TV, and others haven't even […]...
  • Bankrupt Detroit A Warning To Country

    If there's an iron rule in economics, it is Stein's Law (named after Herb, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers): "If something cannot go on forever, it will stop." Detroit, for example, can no longer go on borrowing, spending, raising...