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  • 'Cartel Land' shows good and bad of vigilantes in Mexico, US

    The documentary "Cartel Land" opens with chilling night scenes of large-scale methamphetamine cooking in rural Mexico. What viewers later learn is how such drug production became deeply intertwined with the vigilante movement that emerged in 2013 and 2014 to oust the region's main drug cartel.
  • Ex-Mexican cartel leader gets 30 years prison in US

    A former leader of Mexico's notorious Gulf drug cartel has been sentenced to 30 years in a U.S. prison and fined $100 million. Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez was sentenced Tuesday by a judge in Beaumont, Texas, on drug and money laundering convictions....

    Macau casino junket figure faces HK money laundering charges

    Hong Kong police charged a prominent figure in Macau's casino junket industry with laundering 1.8 billion Hong Kong dollars ($231 million) through bank accounts in the southern Chinese city. Cheung Chi-tai is facing three separate counts of money...

    Swiss drop part of case over Mubarak's still-frozen funds

    Switzerland is dropping part of a prosecution case against Egypt's longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak, his close aids and family members, involving hundreds of millions of Swiss francs frozen in Swiss banks. Switzerland froze the funds and opened criminal...

    How a curmudgeonly old reporter exposed the FIFA scandal that toppled Sepp Blatter

    How a curmudgeonly old reporter exposed the FIFA scandal that toppled Sepp Blatter
    The biggest news story of the year was breaking, but the journalist responsible was fast asleep. It was just after dawn on May 27 when Andrew Jennings' phone began ringing. Swiss police had just launched a startling raid on a luxury hotel in Zurich,...