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 MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press Writer MEXICO CITY (AP) 09/30 — The sons of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman were likely behind a brazen ambush on a military convoy using grenades and high-powered guns that left five soldiers dead and 10 wounded on Friday,

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MORGAN LEE, Associated Press SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) 10/01 — On the opening day of a special legislative session, efforts to institute tougher criminal sentences and bring back the death penalty to New Mexico took center stage in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives,

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SEAN MURPHY, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 09/29 — A lawyer for a white Oklahoma police officer accused of manslaughter in an unarmed black man’s death says she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn’t hear other officers arrive on the scene or even the deadly gunshot she fired from her handgun.

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DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 09/29 — A Cambridge University study of British and U.S. police shows a 93 percent decrease in the number of complaints made against officers when they are using body cameras — pivotal findings that suggest the simple devices could reduce conflicts between police and the public.

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PARIS (AP) 09/28 — European police agency Europol says the threat from ransomware has now eclipsed other forms of online theft, a sign of how quickly the computer-scrambling software has found favor in the electronic underworld.

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