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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico is investigating a June shootout between the army and alleged gang members that killed 22 of the suspects, the attorney general's office said in a statement on Friday. The gunfight took place on June 30 in Tlatl ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations of classified information held by the National S ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Divers found the body of a missing Central Texas sheriff's deputy Friday, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by floodwaters minutes after she radioed for help while checking flooded low-water crossings.Senior Deput ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service says fence-jumper made it through North Portico doors of White House. ...more

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ARCELIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's Civil Rights Commission said Friday it has talked to a witness in the case of a June 30 slaying of 22 people at a warehouse in southern Mexico.The Associated Press interviewed the witness, who claimed soldiers kil ...more

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(Reuters) - The Baltimore Ravens knew about the video of star running back Ray Rice knocking out his then-girlfriend in an elevator within hours of the assault and the NFL team later sought leniency for him, ESPN reported on Friday. ESPN's " ...more

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MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw heavy weapons and foreign fighters in order to ensure a stable truce in easter ...more

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By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry on Friday ordered the Texas National Guard to search for the bodies of undocumented immigrants who have died by the hundreds in a remote part of the state as they attempted to w ...more

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(Reuters) - Police arrested former Phoenix Suns basketball player Rex Chapman on Friday for allegedly shoplifting more than $14,000 worth of products over several months from an Apple store in Scottsdale, Arizona, authorities said. The Scott ...more

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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — More than 700 infants may have been exposed to tuberculosis at an El Paso hospital over the past year by an employee recently diagnosed with the illness, health officials said Friday.The employee, who worked in the nursery ...more