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  • Supreme Court declines case about $5 million reward from Peru

    Supreme Court declines case about $5 million reward from Peru

    Jose Guevara argued that Peru owes him for the capture of the country’s fugitive intelligence chief. The Supreme Court let stand a decision that dismissed the case as outside US jurisdiction.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/18

    The driver of a van that crashed into LaRoe's restaurant sits at a booth (l.) looking at his van in Grand Rapids, Ohio. According to Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn, the van and another vehicle were involved in a traffic crash along Front Street near the restaurant. The van driver, an 84-year-old man from Paulding County, subsequently drove into the restaurant. No injuries were reported.

  • In Peru, Lori Berenson's parole spurs concern that former rebels could be freed

    In Peru, Lori Berenson's parole spurs concern that former rebels could be freed

    US woman Lori Berenson was paroled Monday night after serving nearly 15 years in Peru for aiding leftist rebels. Her case could have an impact on other inmates serving terrorism sentences.

  • Peru wants more US aid for drug war; new ambassador hints 'no'

    Global News Blog Peru wants more US aid for drug war; new ambassador hints 'no'

    Peru, the world's second-largest cocaine producer, has asked for more US aid in combating drug trafficking and blamed Washington's policies for driving coca plant production in Peru.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 10/18

    Students chant antigovernment slogans during a protest by university students in front of the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education in Cairo. The protest was organized by university students from the Muslim Brotherhood opposition group against what they said was police brutality against them.

  • Joran van der Sloot admits to extorting Holloways

    Joran van der Sloot admits to extorting Holloways

    Joran van der Sloot, charged with killing a Peruvian woman and suspected in the disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway, has confessed to extorting money from Holloway's parents. Joran van der Sloot as confessing to taking money from the family of the American in return for revealing the location of her body.

  • Lori Berenson, convicted American terrorist, sent back to Peru prison

    Lori Berenson, convicted American terrorist, sent back to Peru prison

    Lori Berenson was released on parole three months ago. But the mother of a 15-month old was sent back to prison Wednesday, after a judge in Peru struck down her parole. Berenson has served 15 years of a 20-year sentence. She was convicted of aiding Peruvian leftist rebels.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 07/26

    Riders on Peruvian Paso horses guide their horses past a judge during the National Show in Mamacona near Lima, Peru.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 07/22

    A child dressed as clown attends a mass at the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City on Wednesday. Hundreds of clowns took part in the annual event to thank the Virgin of Guadalupe for helping them find work through the year, according to local media.

  • Titi monkeys: Man caught smuggling 18 monkeys in his clothes

    Titi monkeys: Man caught smuggling 18 monkeys in his clothes

    Titi monkeys are only about six inches long. But trying to stash 18 of them about one's person is no mean feat, an alleged monkey smuggler discovered Monday in Mexico City's airport.