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Kidnapped Libyan Prime Minister Released

Kidnapped Libyan Prime Minister Released | current events | Scoop.it
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan has been released, according to state TV after the government said he was kidnapped earlier in the day by gunmen from a hotel in Tripoli where he resides.
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this is crazy since he was just captured a couple of hours ago and released with no harm.

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'Mexico's war on drugs is one big lie'

'Mexico's war on drugs is one big lie' | current events | Scoop.it
Anabel Hernández has had headless animals left at her door and her family have been threatened by gunmen.
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Its crazy to think that the government might be working with cartels.

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Heroin Pushed on Chicago by Cartel Fueling Gang Murders

Heroin Pushed on Chicago by Cartel Fueling Gang Murders | current events | Scoop.it
The two Mexican couriers were hauling a tractor-trailer full of cash: $3 million collected for drugs sold on the streets of Chicago.
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Analysis: Mexico's Peña Nieto Has Mixed Record In Drug War Thus Far

Analysis: Mexico's Peña Nieto Has Mixed Record In Drug War Thus Far | current events | Scoop.it
After nine months as the leader of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto’s record in his war against the drug cartels has been up and down.
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Its crazy how corrupt the government is by releasing convicted cartel leaders. 

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Survey: Troops oppose strikes on Syria by 3-1 - USA TODAY

Survey: Troops oppose strikes on Syria by 3-1 - USA TODAY | current events | Scoop.it
Survey: Troops oppose strikes on Syria by 3-1
USA TODAY
To the list of skeptics who question the need for airstrikes against Syria, add an another unlikely group — many U.S. servicemembers.
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that would be crazy if the troops actually had to go in and attack

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This Mexican Cartel Kingpin Supplies 80% Of The Drugs Flooding Chicago

This Mexican Cartel Kingpin Supplies 80% Of The Drugs Flooding Chicago | current events | Scoop.it
“They have almost unlimited resources.”
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it is crazy to know that this man is smuggling drugs and nobody is doing anything

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Deadly Mexican Drug Cartels Offer $47,000 For Info On Anonymous Facebook Watchdogs

Deadly Mexican Drug Cartels Offer $47,000 For Info On Anonymous Facebook Watchdogs | current events | Scoop.it
Anonymous Facebook activists exposing criminal activity and police corruption are raising the fury of Mexican drug cartels, who have posted a $47,000 reward for anyone to identify them.
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I find it cruel that they are murdering anyone that is trying to stop them

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'El Chapo' Guzman Tried to Buy Surface-to-Air Missiles - InSight Crime | Organized Crime in the Americas

'El Chapo' Guzman Tried to Buy Surface-to-Air Missiles - InSight Crime | Organized Crime in the Americas | current events | Scoop.it
Members of "El Chapo" Guzman's Sinaloa Cartel tried to buy high-powered weaponry, including surface-to-air missiles and anti-tank weapons, according to US government reports, suggesting that the powerful drug trafficking syndicate is seeking to...
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Its crazy that people know what he doing, yet they do nothing about it.

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Brother of Zetas cartel kingpin jailed for US race-horse money laundering

Brother of Zetas cartel kingpin jailed for US race-horse money laundering | current events | Scoop.it
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The brother of two kingpins of Mexico's infamous Zetas drug cartel was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in U.S.
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this comes to show that the U.S is doing something in order to put the stop to some drug kingpins.

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Britain sold nerve gas chemicals to Syria 10 months after war began

Britain sold nerve gas chemicals to Syria 10 months after war began | current events | Scoop.it
FURIOUS politicians have demanded Prime Minister David Cameron explain why chemical export licences were granted to firms last January – 10 months after the Syrian uprising began.

Via Peter A Bell
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