Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | October 25, 2009
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Raid on 'the family'
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP): In the largest single strike at Mexican drug operations in the United States, authorities arrested more than 300 people in a sting that demonstrates an upstart cartel's vast reach north of the border.

Armed cops hit London's streets
LONDON (AP): British police say permanently armed officers are patrolling crime-blighted London neighbourhoods, a major change in United Kingdom law enforcement.London's police department said Friday that a new unit was operating in a district of north...

Los Angeles gang sweep
LOS ANGELES (AP): More than 1,100 FBI agents and police officers spread out through South Los Angeles, banging on doors before dawn Thursday in a crackdown against a gang implicated in drug dealing and violent crime, authorities said."They have a vice...

US asks the Swiss for Polanski
GENEVA: The United States has asked Switzerland to hand over Roman Polanski to authorities in California, where he could serve up to two years in prison for having sex in 1977 with a 13-year-old girl, Swiss authorities said...

'Extradition' by force 27 years later
PARIS (AP): The 74-year-old German man was snatched, beaten, tied up, whisked across the border and left outside a French courthouse in the middle of the night.Now, a grieving French father has been handed preliminary...

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