Gulf cartel boss captured in Mexican state bordering Texas

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico — An alleged top boss of the Gulf drug cartel was captured by Mexican marines Monday in the northern border state of Tamaulipas, which for years has been terrorized by gangland violence. A statement from the Mexican navy said the suspect it identified only as Jose Alfredo, …

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Little change in TV ratings for new-look NBA All-Star Game

NEW YORK — A new format for the NBA All-Star Game had a negligible impact on television ratings. Total viewership for the game was down slightly compared to last year, although it improved over 2014, the previous time the league’s midseason showcase faced competition from the Winter Olympics. Turner Sports …

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Argentine official resigns over bank account in Andorra

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — An official with Argentina’s presidency has resigned after being accused of hiding $1.2 million in a secret account in the tiny European state of Andorra. Valentin Diaz Gilligan was named deputy secretary of Argentina’s presidency in 2015. State news agency Telam confirmed his resignation Monday. Argentina’s …

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Presidents Day Fashion Face-Off: Lincoln v. Washington!

Happy Presidents Day 2018 from all of us at The Hollywood Gossip, as we come together to honor a couple of true American heroes. The truest of heroes, really. The truest of the true. And the Winner is? Abraham Lincoln Click Here To Vote for Abe George Washington Click Here To …

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Pastor describes blast, flames in Grand Canyon copter crash

PHOENIX — A Las Vegas pastor said witnessing a “big explosion and instant flames” when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists, has left him shaken. Pastor Lionel Douglass had just finished performing a wedding ceremony on Feb. 10 when he saw the helicopter go …

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AP source: JD Martinez, Red Sox agree to $110M, 5-year deal

J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox have, at long last, come to an agreement. The slow dance between the free agent slugger and the power-deficient team wrapped up Monday when they settled on a $110 million, five-year contract. A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press about …

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Ovechkin scores 35th goal in Capitals’ 3-2 win over Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 35th goal, and the Washington Capitals reclaimed the top spot in the Metropolitan Division with a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday. John Carlson had a goal and assist and Philipp Grubauer stopped 32 shots in a game Washington led …

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