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Mexican Drug Lord “Z42″ Captured

Posted on March 4th, 2015 by

(Undated) — The leader of Mexico’s notorious Los Zetas drug cartel is reportedly in custody. The Mexican newspaper “El Informador” says special forces captured Omar Trevino Morales early today in the state of Nuevo Leon . Also known as “Commandante 42,” he’s one of Mexico’s most-wanted drug lords. He’s believed to be responsible for mass …more

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Dodge Issues Warning About Dishonest Dealers

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(Undated) — Dodge is warning car shoppers that a few dealers are going way over the line on deals for high-performance models. Dodge’s parent company, Fiat Chrysler, says some dealers are pumping up the prices for SRT Hellcat models of the Charger and Challenger. In some cases they’re charging as much as 100-thousand dollars. The …more

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NJ Dems Vow To Block Reported Exxon Mobil Deal

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(Trenton, NJ) — New Jersey Senators Steve Sweeney and Ray Lesniak want to stop a controversial settlement reportedly in the works with Exxon Mobil. “The New York Times” first reported that Governor Chris Christie’s administration is planning to settle a nearly nine-billion dollar lawsuit over pollution for 250-million. In a joint statement on Tuesday, Democrats …more

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Russian Security Has Nemtsov Suspects

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(Moscow) — Russian security agents are rounding up suspects in the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Russian news agencies report that investigators have identified several people who could be connected to the murder. Russian President Boris Putin condemned Nemtsov’s murder today, calling it political and calling for an end to such violence.

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Two Florida Police Officers Wounded After Being Lured To Home

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(Lake Wales, FL) — A gunman who wounded two police officers in the central Florida community of Lake Wales apparently lured the officers to his home with a 911 call. Lake Wales police say the 59-year-old suspect opened fire on the officers when they responded to a call of shots fired Tuesday evening. Authorities say …more

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Netanyahu Reacts To White House Criticism Of Speech

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(Tel Aviv) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is striking back against criticism that his speech to Congress didn’t offer any real alternatives to a nuclear agreement the U.S. is negotiating with Iran. President Obama didn’t attend yesterday’s speech, but did read a transcript and criticized Netanyahu for condemning the deal without offering an alternative. …more

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Possible 2016 Presidential Contender Says Being Gay Is A Choice

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(Washington, DC) — A potential Republican presidential candidate says homosexuality is a choice. Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson made the argument this morning on CNN. Carson’s argument is that people who go to prison, go in straight and come out gay, which thwarts the notion that homosexuality is not a choice. Carson also addressed the issue …more

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Supreme Court Hears Major Challenge To Obamacare Today

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(Washington, DC) — The Supreme Court hears arguments today in a case that could cripple the Affordable Care Act. The key issue involves taxpayer subsidies for health insurance. The law states that the federal government will provide subsidies to low-income people through exchanges that have been set up by states. However, the federal government is …more

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Another Big Storm In The East

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(Undated) — The winter that keeps on giving is giving millions of Americans another reason to wish it were spring. Forecasters say the winter storm blowing in today will dump another foot of snow on parts of the eastern U.S. The National Weather Service says Kentucky and West Virginia will be hit hardest. Forecasters also …more

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Oil Boom Lifts North Dakota To Top Of State Economies

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(Undated) — The shale oil boom is lifting North Dakota to the top spot on new rankings of states’ economies. “Business Insider” magazine ranks each of the 50 states on measurements including job growth, unemployment rate, and average weekly wage. North Dakota’s job growth of nearly five and-a-half percent leads all other states and its …more

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