MEXICO CITY — One of the most-wanted American fugitives has been caught in the Mexican resort city of Cancun, the US Marshals Service said Saturday. Vincent Legrend Walters was captured Friday and is being held on an extradition request. Walters faces murder charges in the 1988 death of a woman kidnapped in California as part of a drug deal, as well as weapons and drug charges. He apparently was living under an assumed name and working at the Cancun airport at the time of his arrest. He had been on the run for 24 years.
10 officers hurt in bomb explosion
ANKARA — A roadside bomb explosion in eastern Turkey Saturday injured 10 police officers riding in a van on their way to a shooting range, state-run TRT television said. The explosion in Van came a day after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited the city. No one immediately claimed responsibility, but Kurdish rebels who are fighting for self-rule in southeastern Turkey have targeted police with bombings in the past. Erdogan has ruled out negotiating with the rebels belonging to the Kurdistan Workers Party.
Red Cross worker freed in Yemen
GENEVA — A French staff member of the international Red Cross who was kidnapped in Yemen almost three months ago has been freed, officials said Saturday. Benjamin Malbrancke, 28, was handed over by a group called Ansar al-Shari’a in Shabwa on
Friday, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross.