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A federal judge scheduled one of four reputed Colombian cocaine lords to be arraigned under tight security Monday in Jacksonville, Fla. Carlos Lehder, 37, was arrested by Colombian police Wednesday and turned over to U.S. drug enforcement agents, who immediately flew him to Tampa, Fla. The cartel has killed nearly 30 judges, a Cabinet minister, an influential newspaper editor and hundreds of police officers and informants in Colombia, published reports say. Assistant U.S. Atty. Ernest Mueller said Lehder threatened to "kill a federal judge a week until he is freed."

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