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Mexico cartel leader given life sentence in U.S.

A US court sentenced the leader of Mexico’s Juarez cartel, who allegedly admitted a role in over 1,500 murders, to life in prison Thursday on drug trafficking and racketeering charges. Jose Antonio Acosta-Hernandez, 34 — alias “Diego,” “Dienton,” “Diez” and “Bablazo” — was extradited to the United States from Mexico…