New Mexico coach files defamation lawsuit against Albuquerque lawyer

Locksley files defamation suit against lawyer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico coach Mike Locksley has filed a defamation lawsuit against an Albuquerque lawyer, the latest round in a legal tug-of-war that is overshadowing preseason workouts.

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Suspect in killing of Kan. college student who was also a porn model ordered to stand trial

Suspect ordered to trial in death of porn model

EL DORADO, Kan. — A man accused of killing a Kansas college student who led a secret life as an Internet porn model pleaded not guilty to her murder Tuesday.

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Las Vegas Strip bomb jury to face complicated trial pitting defendants against each other

Complications emerge in Las Vegas Strip bomb case

LAS VEGAS — Just off work, Willebaldo Dorantes Antonio entered a parking lot outside a Las Vegas Strip resort when he spotted what looked to be a plastic foam cup left thoughtlessly atop his car.

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Witness says Kan. student who was also a porn model left bar with man accused of killing her

Witness tells of night out before porn model death

EL DORADO, Kan. — A Kansas college student who led a secret life as an Internet porn model spent the evening she disappeared with her friends at various bars, where she was seen leaving with the man accused of killing her, witnesses testified Tuesday.

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Alleged FARC pilot appeals to Brazilian court to block extradition to US on drug charges

Alleged FARC pilot tries to avoid extradition

BRASILIA, Brazil — A French pilot who allegedly worked for leftist rebels in Colombia is asking Brazil’s Supreme Court to annul its order for his extradition to the United States on drug trafficking charges.

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Grupo Mexico offers $2.2B in cash for bankrupt Arizona mining company Asarco LLC

Grupo Mexico raises cash offer for Asarco to $2.2B

DENVER — A Mexican mining company raised its offer for Asarco LLC to $2.2 billion in cash Monday in an attempt to wrest control of the bankrupt Arizona mining company from a rival bidder in India.

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Appeals court rules Canada obliged to press US to repatriate Guantanamo detainee

Canada court wants Gitmo detainee’s return

TORONTO — Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal upheld Friday a lower court ruling ordering the Canadian government to seek return of the last Western detainee at Guantanamo Bay.

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Indictment says Mexican drug ring killed 9 in San Diego, kidnapped others

17 indicted in San Diego murder-kidnap ring

SAN DIEGO — Members of a group of Mexican drug traffickers have been indicted in the murders of nine people in the San Diego area — including two victims whose bodies were dissolved in acid, authorities announced Thursday.

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Reputed Colombian cocaine kingpin Diego Montoya pleads guilty to drug charges

Colombian drug kingpin pleads guilty in Fla.

MIAMI — The boss of a Colombian cocaine cartel that smuggled some $10 billion worth of cocaine into the U.S. pleaded guilty Tuesday to drug charges that will send him to prison for at least 10 years.

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Supporter of Venezuela’s Chavez faces criminal charges for attack on TV station

Pro-Chavez activist charges for TV attack

CARACAS, Venezuela — A Venezuelan court accused a radical supporter of President Hugo Chavez on Thursday of assault and illegal use of a firearm — accusations stemming from an attack against an opposition-sided television channel.

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