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Federal police stand guard by Texas-born kingpin Edgar "La Barbie" Valdez during his presentation to the press in Mexico City on Tuesday. Valdez, who was captured on Monday by federal police, faces drug-trafficking charges in the U.S. and has been blamed for a vicious turf war that has included bodies hung from bridges and shootouts in central Mexico. Some of that violence has spilled over the border. (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS Federal police stand guard by Texas-born kingpin Edgar "La Barbie" Valdez during his presentation to the press in Mexico City on Tuesday. Valdez, who was captured on Monday by federal police, faces drug-trafficking charges in the U.S. and has been blamed for a vicious turf war that has included bodies hung from bridges and shootouts in central Mexico.