Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 06:51
Some say a key lesson they learned in the U.S. was that rampant extortion and the kind of brutality that the Knights Templar were spawning should not be permitted — and can be stopped.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 06:43
FEMA head Craig Fugate was appointed to lead the Unified Coordination Group, which Fugate told reporters would focus on ensuring minors nabbed at the border spend no more than 72 hours in detention facilities before being turned over to Health and Human Services.
Friday, May 2, 2014 - 06:35
The Egyptian military recently used American-made Apache helicopter gunships to fire rockets into houses in the Sinai Peninsula, the latest in a series of lethal raids targeting a little-known Al Qaeda-inspired group that has bombed civilians.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 05:57
The mayor of Lazaro Cardenas, a major commercial port city in Mexico’s troubled Michoacan state, has been arrested and accused of kidnapping, extortion and links to organized crime.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:18
The World Food Program gives out most of its food aid to Syria in government-held areas, with only a quarter of the distributions occurring in rebel-controlled territory, according to latest figures from the U.N. agency.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 06:55
A Tunisian diplomat kidnapped in neighboring Libya pleaded tearfully with his country’s president in an online video to negotiate with a militant group for his release.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 06:52
Officials and other observers are keenly aware of three types of risks that have emerged: protests, an overwhelmed transportation infrastructure and soccer stadiums that remain incomplete
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 05:21
The detention Tuesday of Uriel Chavez Mendoza, the mayor of Apatzingan, could help government officials persuade the “self-defense” militias in the western state of Michoacan to comply with a newly minted agreement to disband.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 07:24
Jose Manuel Mireles, a prominent vigilante leader who attended Monday’s meeting, emphasized that his members will keep their weapons.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 00:00
Vigilante leader Jose Manuel Mireles said in a radio interview that the government had not sufficiently pacified the state.

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