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Mexico gang members charged in US consulate deaths

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US authorities charged 35 Mexican gang members with murder, drug smuggling and other crimes Wednesday, including 10 accused in a deadly 2010 shooting at the US consulate in Ciudad Juarez. An indictment unsealed in federal court in El Paso, Texas, detailed the charges against the so-called “Familia…

Operation Knockdown: FBI raids Texas gang

WASHINGTON — FBI agents and police swooped Thursday on suspected members of a gang thought to be involved in the slaying of three people linked to the US consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, an official said. Some 200 federal, state and local law enforcement officers launched raids early Thursday in…