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Mexico extradites drug lord 'El Chapo' to U.S. on eve of Trump inauguration1/20/2017 3:48:19 AMCIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico/NEW YORK - Mexico extradited its most notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to New York on Thursday, likely ending a decades-long criminal career that included two jail breaks, the day before Donald Trump assumes the U.S. presidency.Hopes fade of finding survivors buried under avalanche in Italy1/20/2017 12:52:15 AMPENNE, Italy - Hopes of finding survivors dwindled on Thursday more than 24 hours after an avalanche struck a luxury mountain hotel in Italy burying up to 30 people under tonnes of snow and debris.Three dead, 20 injured after driver plows car into pedestrians in Australian city Melbourne1/20/2017 5:28:21 AMMELBOURNE - A man deliberately drove into pedestrians, killing three and injuring at least 20 in the center of Australia's second largest city Melbourne on Friday, but police said the lunch-time incident was not terror-related.Japan says mention of disputed islands on Korean Olympics site 'unacceptable'1/20/2017 4:35:01 AMTOKYO - Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday objected to mention on the Pyeongchang Olympics website of islands disputed by his country and South Korea, saying it was "unacceptable" and went against the spirit of the international competition.Japan PM aims to strengthen U.S. alliance under President Trump1/20/2017 5:14:41 AMTOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaking in parliament hours before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office, said on Friday he wanted to further strengthen the Japan-U.S. alliance.U.S. strikes in Libya kill more than 80 Islamic State fighters1/19/2017 10:34:29 PMWASHINGTON - More than 80 Islamic State militants, some of whom were believed to be plotting attacks in Europe, died in U.S. air strikes on camps outside the group's former North African stronghold of Sirte in Libya, the United States said on Thursday.China asks foreign diplomats for closer cooperation in anti-graft war1/20/2017 3:36:02 AMBEIJING - China asked foreign diplomats in Beijing to help "weave a cooperative network against corruption," state media reported on Friday, as Beijing seeks greater international cooperation in Chinese President Xi Jinping's four-year war on graft.Mexico's El Chapo: From most wanted kingpin to extradited jailbird1/20/2017 12:40:15 AMMEXICO CITY - Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, Mexico's most notorious kingpin who escaped two maximum-security jails, shipped countless tonnes of drugs around the world and became one of the world´s most-wanted fugitives, was extradited to the United States on Thursday.West African military halt Gambia operation, issue Jammeh deadline1/20/2017 12:46:40 AMBANJUL/DAKAR - West African armies halted an operation in Gambia aimed at installing the country's new president, Adama Barrow, on Thursday so regional leaders could make one last attempt to convince longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh to step aside.Brazil Supreme Court judge handling graft probe killed in plane crash1/19/2017 11:35:28 PMSAO PAULO - Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki, who was overseeing a graft investigation into scores of powerful politicians, was killed in a plane crash on Thursday, raising questions about who will take over the country's biggest ever corruption case.