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  • new storyMexican soccer player beats up kidnapper to free himself story has video
    Updated: May-31-16 12:01 am

    CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico - Caught in a real-life win-or-lose challenge, soccer forward Alan Pulido overpowered a kidnapper, freed himself and then called police for help - a dramatic tale that shows how tough the professional player is, or how incompetent his abductors were.

  • Mexico: 3 kidnapped Americans freed in northern border state 
    Updated: May-03-16 7:07 pm

    CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico - Three American citizens abducted last month in the northern state of Tamaulipas, across the border from Texas, were rescued by Mexican police in a confrontation in which a suspected kidnapper was killed, authorities said Tuesday.