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Preliminary probe for Colombia's Uribe

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BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's chief prosecutor's office has opened a preliminary criminal investigation into former President Alvaro Uribe over allegations he sponsored a killer far-right militia as a regional governor in the 1990s. The probe, ordered on Jan. 2 and made public Tuesday by Uribe's attorney, was denounced by Uribe on Twitter as "the defamation of imprisoned criminals" he...