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Accused 9/11 mastermind open to role in victims' lawsuit if not executed

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The accused mastermind of the Sept. 11

Late Yap Hiew’s family donates RM125,000

KUALA LUMPUR: Four charity organisations received a total of RM125,000 from a family who wish to honour the memory of their matriarch Yap Hiew who died on Monday aged 92.

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' begins life term in Colorado 'Supermax' prison

(Reuters) - Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," entered a Colorado prison known as "the Alcatraz of the Rockies" on Friday to begin a life sentence after being found guilty of a raft of crimes including conspiracy to commit murder.

In El Chapo's home state, Mexicans bemoan his punishment far from home

CULIACAN, Mexico (Reuters) - Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is never going back home to Sinaloa.

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to 'Supermax' prison to avoid a third

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum-security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell.

Boston Marathon bomber had fair trial despite news deluge, U.S. prosecutors argue in appeal

BOSTON (Reuters) - Prosecutors on Thursday urged a federal appeals court to reject Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's claim that trying his case in a city reeling from an attack that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others deprived him of a fair trial.

Bolsonaro targets deadly gangs run from Brazil's prisons

PORTO ALEGRE (Reuters) - Before Brazilian prosecutors could conduct an inspection last year of the prison considered the country's worst, its warden had to clear their visit with the jail's de facto authorities: in-house prison gangs.

'El Chapo' likely heading for Colorado prison where no one has escaped

(Reuters) - Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican found guilty in a U.S. court on Tuesday of running a criminal enterprise that smuggled drugs into the United States, is likely headed to a "supermax" prison where repeating his past escapes would be nearly impossible.