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Pemex: 4 dead in explosion at Mexico fuel depot

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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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Federer beats Nadal, Djokovic loses at Indian Wells

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, celebrates after beating Rafael Nadal, of Spain, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal 6-2, 6-3 at the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday in a fourth-round match that saw the longtime rivals meeting much earlier in a tournament than usual. Federer broke Nadal four times in advancing to the quarterfinals in just over an ...

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Mexico presidential hopeful files complaint against Trump wall

Mexican politician Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, leader of the National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) gestures as he addresses the audience during a meeting at Plaza Zaragoza in Monterrey, Mexico February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador filed a complaint with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on Wednesday against U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned border wall and his administration’s treatment of immigrants. Lopez Obrador, a fiery leftist who has led recent polls for the 2018 ...

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Mexico: Houston woman drowns in canyon tour boat accident

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TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Mexico (AP) — An American woman drowned in a river boat accident Tuesday in the famed Sumidero Canyon in the southern state of Chiapas, Mexican authorities said. A Civil Protection rescuer told The Associated Press that the accident took place in the afternoon when the pilot lost control ...

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Federer, Nadal win to set up early showdown at Indian Wells

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a shot against Steve Johnson at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer edged Steve Johnson 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4) in a hard-serving duel at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, setting up a fourth-round match against Rafael Nadal. Nadal advanced with a 6-3, 7-5 win against 26th-seeded Fernando Verdasco for his 50th career victory at ...

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Guatemala minister resigns over fire that killed 40

People take part in a protest at the Square of the Constitution in Guatemala City on March 9, 2017, following the death of 40 girls in a recent fire at a government-run children's shelter in San Jose Pinula, east of the capital (AFP Photo/JOHAN ORDONEZ)

Guatemala City (AFP) – Guatemala’s minister for social welfare, Carlos Rodas, offered his resignation Monday after a blaze in a government-run children’s shelter killed 40 teenage girls. In his letter to President Jimmy Morales, Rodas said he was handing in his notice in order to “contribute to the objective investigation ...

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May faces fresh Brexit hurdles despite clearing parliament

Parliament gave final approval to a bill empowering the prime minister to begin Brexit, clearing Theresa May's path to embark on the delicate task at any time (AFP Photo/Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS)

London (AFP) – British Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to open negotiations to leave the EU having finally overcome opposition in parliament, but she now faces the monumental task of thrashing out details of the divorce. And with Scotland on the brink of making a new bid for independence and ...

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Here’s what Snapchat is all about

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Today is a big day: The company that created Snapchat, that baffling (to parents) smash hit (among teens), is going public. It’s expected to be a huge stock offering, offered at $17 a share, making the company worth $24 billion. This, you understand, is for a company whose growth stalled ...

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