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Costa Rica toughens stance in US-backed drug fight

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LIBERIA, Costa Rica (AP) — On a recent Friday morning at a gleaming new international airport in Costa Rica, hundreds of tourists from New York and Minnesota emerged blinking onto the sun-blasted tarmac. At the other end of the runway, eight Americans zipped into tan flight suits aboard a massive white surveillance plane. As four propellers roared, the P3 Orion flew out above the tourists...