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Homeless slayings in Suriname capital go unsolved

02/08/2014 9:00am
At least two of the men died by gunfire. One was beaten to death with a brick. Another was doused with gasoline and set alight. Four were decapitated, two of the bodies seemingly drained of blood.

Vigilante groups: we're in major gang-held city

02/08/2014 4:24pm
Vigilantes who have driven a quasi-religious drug cartel from a series of towns in western Mexico entered a gang-held city on Saturday and were working with government forces to clear it of cartel gunmen, a leader of the movement said.

N Korea ship free to leave Panama; fine paid

02/08/2014 6:13pm
Panama Canal officials say a North Korean ship seized as it was smuggling weapons is free to leave because the owner has paid a fine of nearly $700,000.