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  • Mexico Jul 23, 2019

    Mexico Sets 1st Half Murder Record, Up 5.3%

    Mexico set a new record for homicides in the first half of the year as the number of murders grew by 5.3% compared to the same period of 2018, fueled partly by cartel and gang violence in several states. Mexico saw 3,080 killings in June, an increase of over 8% from the same month a year ago, according to official...

  • NBC News Mar 29, 2018

    Should Taxes Be Filed on Smart Phones?

    The major software products like Turbo Tax, H&R Block and TaxAct let you prepare forms on your mobile device, with apps that let you take a photo of your W-2 to populate your return. You already shop and do banking on your smartphone, but should you do your taxes this way? NBC News BETTER spoke to a number of nationally...

  • Iraq Feb 2, 2018

    Militant Hideout Found in Afghan Capital Shows Security Woes

    The discovery of an ISIS hideout filled with explosives and suicide vests in a poor Kabul neighborhood reflects the failure of Afghanistan’s corruption-wracked government to protect the capital, analysts and residents said Friday. This week’s revelation that militants were operating in Kabul’s western Qala-e-Wahid district follows a recent series of horrific attacks in the heavily guarded city that killed nearly...

  • San Diego Nov 27, 2017

    How to Avoid Getting Scammed on Cyber Monday

    Cyber Monday is one of the most popular days of the year for online shopping however, it’s also a prime time for hackers to scam you.

  • Africa Jul 9, 2017

    Al-Shabab Beheads 9 Civilians in Attack on Kenya Village

    Al-Shabab extremists from neighboring Somalia beheaded nine civilians in an attack on a village in Kenya’s southeast early Saturday, officials said, adding to growing concerns the Islamic militant group has taken up a bloody new strategy....
    The attack occurred in Jima village in Lamu County, said James Ole Serian, who leads a task force of security agencies combating the al-Qaida-linked...

  • Mexico May 2, 2017

    ‘Right-Hand Man' of ‘El Chapo' Nabbed in Mexico City

    One of the Sinaloa cartel leaders who launched a struggle for control of the gang following the re-arrest of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was captured Tuesday, Mexican prosecutors said. The attorney general’s office said that soldiers and prosecution agents carried out a morning raid to capture a drug gang leader it called “Damaso N.” A federal official confirmed the suspect...

  • Twitter Jan 14, 2016

    Drug Lord Was Interested in Mexican Actress, Not Sean Penn

    Drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was eager to set up a face-to-face meeting with Mexican actress Kate del Castillo, and had apparently never heard of Sean Penn, according to transcripts of over a month of text messages exchanged between the two....
    The transcripts published Wednesday by the newspaper Milenio — and confirmed as authentic by a federal official — showed...

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