Former AZ Gov., 96, Detained

    Cuban President Raul Castro adjusts his glasses as he stands next to Chinese President Hu Jintao, right, during a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Thursday, July 5, 2012. Castro is in China for talks with Hu and other leaders, his first visit to his country's key trading partner since taking office as president. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    Ng Han Guan

    Nonaganerian lifelong statesmen generally don't present a threat to America's borders. But apparently, the Arizona police would rather be safe than sorry. On Thursday, officials detained Raul Castro, former Arizona governor and U.S. ambassador to Argentina, for 30 minutes in the triple-digit desert heat—just a day after he underwent heart treatment. Castro was removed from his car and taken to a sweltering tent for inspection after his pacemaker apparently set off a radiation sensor on the highway, about 24 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border. "I don’t condemn them for doing a job,” said Castro, “but once I was identified and I was 96 years of age and told them I had medical treatment the day before, I expected a little more."

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