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  • A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets.
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  • A passenger bus slammed into a broken-down truck and burst into flames, killing at least 36 people Sunday in southern Mexico, the Veracruz state government reported.
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  • U.S. versus Mexico lived up to its billing with the rivals battling to a 2-2 draw Wednesday night, and provided a possible glimpse into the future with 18-year-old Julian Green making his first national team appearance for the Americans.
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  • Wiretaps, aides led to drug lord arrest
  • Drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been formally charged with violations of Mexico's drug-trafficking laws.
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  • Wiretaps, aides led to drug lord arrest
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  • Forbes magazine listed Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman among the "World's Most Powerful People." He was arrested in Mexico.
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  • The husband of Jenni Rivera, the Mexican-American pop star who died with six others in a 2012 plane crash, sued the aircraft's owners.
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  • A missing shipment of radioactive cobalt-60 was found Wednesday near where the stolen truck transporting the material was abandoned in central Mexico, the country's nuclear safety director said.
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  • A sophisticated border tunnel was discovered connecting San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, U.S. authorities said.
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  • Monster truck crash in Mexico
  • An out-of-control monster truck shot into a crowd of spectators at a Mexican air show, killing eight people and hurting 79.
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  • 8 killed in monster truck crash in Mexico
  • Eight people were killed when the driver lost control at an air show in Mexico.
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  • The death toll from days of flooding in southern and central Mexico rose to 80 on Wednesday, and new reports of landslides in a village near the resort of Acapulco threatened to drive the number of casualties even higher.
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  • The capture of the notoriously brutal Zetas leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales represents a serious blow to Mexico's most feared drug cartel.
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  • Yanira Maldonado, 42, left, accompanied by her husband, Gary, center, speaks to an official after being released from a prison on the outskirts of Nogales, Mexico late Thursday, May 30, 2013. Maldonado, jailed in Mexico on a drug-smuggling charge, was released after court officials reviewed her case. She was arrested by the Mexican military last week after they found nearly 12 pounds (5.4 kilograms) of pot under her seat on the commercial bus traveling from Mexico to Arizona. (AP Photo/Cristina Silva)
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  • An Arizona woman held in a Mexico jail for a week on a drug-smuggling charge was freed after a court reviewed her case, including key security footage, and dismissed the allegations.
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  • An Arizona mother locked up in a Mexico prison on a drug-smuggling charge is depressed and upset about the situation, but hopeful a judge will throw out the case after realizing there is no basis to the charges, her lawyer said.
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  • A woman from Arizona is jailed in Mexico on allegations that she tried to smuggle nearly 12 pounds of marijuana into the U.S.
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  • An Arizona woman is jailed in Mexico on accusations that she tried to smuggle nearly 12 pounds of marijuana into the United States.
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  • A gas tanker truck exploded on a highway in a Mexico City suburb early Tuesday, killing at least 19 people and injuring three dozen.
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  • Suspects in Pennsylvania to Mexico meth ring
  • Nearly two dozen people have been arrested in connection with an alleged $7 million crystal methamphetamine ring.
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  • Suspects in Pennsylvania to Mexico meth ring
  • 23 people have been arrested and charged with allegedly being part of a Pa. to Mexico meth ring.
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  • A construction magnate's preppy son is forced to drive one of Mexico City's battered green buses, while his spoiled sister waits tables at a cantina in a miniskirt and non-designer shoes. Their credit cards have been canceled, their BMWs and mansion seized.
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  • Earthquakes shook a broad swath of southern Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway in the capital and sending thousands fleeing into the streets as quake alarms sounded.
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  • A truck loaded with fireworks exploded during a religious procession in a rural village in central Mexico, killing at least 13 people and injuring 154, authorities said.
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  • Mexico Carlos Slim
  • Mexico's Carlos Slim remains the world's richest man for the fourth year in a row, according to Forbes, while Warren Buffett dropped out of the top three for the first time since 2000.
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  • Six Spanish tourists were raped by a gang of armed, masked men in the Mexican resort of Acapulco, the latest chapter of violence that has tarnished the once-glamorous Pacific coast resort.
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  • Rescuers searched for survivors Friday and authorities promised a thorough investigation after an office building blast killed 32 people and injured 121 at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos.
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  • Firefighters belonging to the Tacubaya sector and workers dig for survivors after an explosion at an adjacent building to the executive tower of Mexicos state-owned oil company PEMEX, in Mexico City, Thursday Jan. 31, 2013. A large explosion occurred in the lower floors of the building and dozens have been reported injured so far. (AP Photo/Guillermo Gutierrez)
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  • Antonio Vazquez is a cherubic 72-year-old with twinkling eyes, a long white beard and a knack for predicting things that don't actually happen.
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  • Doomsday hour is here, at least in much of the world, and so still are we.
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  • The remains of Mexican-American music star Jenni Rivera were headed back to the United States after being identified by her family, state officials said Thursday.
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  • Officials say two state police officers have been arrested on suspicion of stealing from the scene of the plane crash that killed Jenni Rivera.
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  • U.S. authorities confirmed Monday that Jenni Rivera, a U.S.-born singer whose soulful voice and openness about her personal troubles made her a Mexican-American superstar, was killed in a plane crash in northern Mexico.
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  • As the investigation continues into the weekend crash that killed popular Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera, there has been an outpouring of grief from her fans in our area.
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  • Mexico's music world mourned Jenni Rivera, the U.S.-born singer presumed killed in a plane crash whose soulful voice and openness about her personal troubles had made her a Mexican-American superstar.
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  • Singer Jenni Rivera, reacts during a ceremony presenting her with a star for the Las Vegas Walk of Stars, Friday, July 1, 2011, in Las Vegas. The actual star will be embedded in the sidewalk in front of the MGM Grand Casino along Las Vegas Boulevard on Saturday. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
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  • A look at the career of Mexican-American singing and television superstar Jenni Rivera
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  • The father of a girl with leukemia who was taken out of an Arizona hospital says his daughter is doing well and being treated in Mexico.
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  • Suspects in meth bust
  • More than two dozen people face charges in a $3.5 million crystal methamphetamine trafficking network that stretched from Mexico to Pennsylvania, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
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  • Suspects in meth bust
  • The Pennsylvania Attorney General released photos of the 27 suspects arrested in a $3.5 million meth ring.
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  • The daughter of one of the world's most sought-after drug lords has been charged with trying to enter the United States on someone else's passport, U.S. officials said, becoming the latest family member to become ensnared in U.S. courts.
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  • In a special session, the Senate passed a bill to put more agents and equipment along the Mexican border.
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  • In a special session, the Senate passed a bill to put more agents and equipment along the Mexican border.
  • A U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded in a shooting near the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona, the Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday.
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  • A 6.2-magnitude earthquake rattled the southern part of Mexico's Baja California peninsula Tuesday and was felt strongly in the city of La Paz.
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  • The U.S. government has halted flights home for Mexicans caught entering the country illegally in the deadly summer heat of Arizona's deserts.
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  • U.S. authorities say an incomplete tunnel designed to smuggle drugs into the United States has been found in Tijuana, Mexico.
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  • Enrique Pena Nieto, top, presidential candidate for the Revolutionary Institutional Party (PRI) waves to supporters after casting his vote during general elections at a polling station in Atlacomulco, Mexico, Sunday, July 1, 2012. Mexicos more than 79 million voters head to the polls Sunday to elect a president, who serves one six-year term, as well as 500 congressional deputies and 128 senators. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
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  • Presidential candidate Enrique Pena Nieto led Mexico's elections with about 40 percent of the vote, exit polls showed Sunday, signaling a return of his long-ruling party to power after a 12-year hiatus.
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  • The U.S. Navy says an aircraft carrier group recovered about 19 tons of marijuana dumped from small boats in the Pacific Ocean near California's border with Mexico.
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  • A private salvage crew has located the wreckage of a chartered fishing boat that sank in Mexico's Sea of Cortez last year, leaving one Northern California man dead and seven still classified as missing.
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san francisco, mexico, national/world