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The actor detailed the encounter in a Rolling Stone article.


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"El Chapo" is back in Mexican custody. Will President Enrique Pena Nieto extradite him to the U.S. for trial?


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Mexican authorities have delayed deportation of the so-called "affluenza" teen, Ethan Couch.


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