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Aggressive police take hundreds of millions of dollars from motorists not charged with crimes

The chief compliance officer of Britain’s HSBC Tuesday said he was stepping down from that position after an investigation found that lax controls at the international bank allowed Mexican drug cartels to launder billions of dollars through its U.S. operation and other illicit transactions.

Authorities struggled Monday to identify 49 bodies without heads, hands or feet to gain clues into the latest in a series of massacres from an escalating war between Mexico’s two dominant drug cartels, with increasing evidence that innocents are being pulled into the bloodbath along with gang rivals.

Linking drug use to al-Qaida: Stephen Harper has invited world leaders to a special session of this month's G8 summit on the 'destabilizing impact of drug trafficking and terrorist bases in the African region'.
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