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29 inmates tunnel out of northern Mexico prison

File photo of authorities standing on top of a penitentiary in Gomez Palacio in northern Mexico, Friday, Aug, 14, 2009. (AP Photo/El Sol de la Laguna)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A group of 29 inmates have tunneled their way out of a prison in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas, authorities said Thursday. One of the inmates shot to death a passing motorist in an apparent carjacking as part of the mass escape in the ...

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Mexico finds 34 crocs ‘milked’ for their blood


MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have rescued 14 crocodiles and found 20 others dead in a squatters’ settlement where people were apparently “milking” the crocs for their blood. The office for environmental protection said Thursday that some local residents in Chiapas wanted the blood because they believed it could ...

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Striking Argentine teachers stage protest march in capital

Teachers hold an Argentine flag during a protest demanding higher wages in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Tens of thousands of teachers marched to Plaza de Mayo, the park overlooking the presidential palace, during their fourth day of national strike. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Tens of thousands of Argentine teachers marched in the capital Wednesday as part of a nationwide strike challenging the administration of President Mauricio Macri. Unions for private and public school teachers are demanding a pay increase of 35 percent to compensate for Argentina’s high inflation ...

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Four killed in attack on symbol of British democracy

A picture obtained from the Twitter account of James West, shows a car stopped on the sidewalk in front of the Palace of Westminster which houses the Houses of Parliament in central London on March 22, 2017 during an incident (AFP Photo/James WEST)

London (AFP) – Four people were killed and 40 injured after being run over and stabbed in a lightning attack at the gates of British democracy on Wednesday attributed by police to “Islamist-related terrorism”. The attack unfolded across Westminster Bridge in the shadow of Big Ben, a towering landmark that ...

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Man named in Brady jersey case sought autographs, selfies

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates during the second half of NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game against the Seattle Seahawks, in Glendale, Ariz. Brady's missing jersey from the Super Bowl has been found in the possession of a member of the international media. The NFL said in a statement Monday, March 20, 2017, that his jersey was found through the "cooperation of the NFL and New England Patriots' security teams, the FBI and other law enforcement authorities." Brady said his jersey went missing after the Patriots' 34-28 win last month over the Atlanta Falcons. The statement also said an ongoing investigation retrieved the jersey Brady wore in the Patriots' 2015 Super Bowl win against the Seahawks. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady’s jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autographs from football greats and boasting to colleagues that he was there as a fan. Mexican journalists who were in ...

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Canadian border authorities detaining record number of Mexicans

A Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) logo is seen on a worker during a tour of the Infield Terminal at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s border authorities detained more Mexicans in the first 67 days of 2017 than they did annually in any of the three previous years, according to statistics obtained by Reuters. The spike comes immediately after Canada’s federal government lifted its visa requirement for Mexican citizens in December. ...

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Giants re-sign DE Pierre-Paul for 4 years

FILE - In this April 26, 2016, file photo, New York Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul smiles as he talks to reporters after an NFL football minicamp practice in East Rutherford, N.J. Star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has signed a four-year contract with the New York Giants. The team gave Pierre-Paul the franchise tag last month, and reached the long-term deal Friday, March 17, 2017.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (AP) — The New York Giants are convinced star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is fully healed from a fireworks accident that severely damaged his right hand. They believe that so much that they have given JPP a four-year contract worth about $68 million. “This is where ...

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Pemex: 4 dead in explosion at Mexico fuel depot

PHOTO: Periodico Correo

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s state-run oil company says four people have died from an explosion at a fuel storage and distribution depot in the central state of Guanajuato. Petroleos Mexicanos says in a statement that one worker died Wednesday following the blast, while another worker and two private company ...

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