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Bill would create California quake warning system

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Legislature approved a bill that would require development of an earthquake early warning system similar to what exists in Japan, Mexico and other quake-prone countries. The bill advanced in […]

09/13/2013

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Man tried to enter US via red chile shipment

COLUMBUS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an immigrant suspected of entering the country illegally attempted to make his journey in an unusual but hot place — a shipment of red chile. U.S. Customs and Border […]

09/07/2013

Composite of images taken from flyers made by relatives showing 10 of at least 12 young people who were kidnapped in broad daylight from an after hours bar in Mexico City on May 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Mexico officials find mass grave east of capital

TLALMANALCO, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities said Thursday that they have found a mass grave east of Mexico City and are testing to determine if it holds some of the 12 people who vanished from […]

08/22/2013

A man is carried on the sidewalk after he hurt his leg while fleeing a building during an earthquake in Mexico City, Aug. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Ivan Pierre Aguirre)

Moderately strong quake shakes Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A moderately strong earthquake struck near Mexico’s Pacific coast resort of Acapulco on Wednesday, causing cracks in some buildings and swaying buildings in Mexico City. The U.S. Geological Survey said the […]

08/21/2013

Primary school students study in their classroom in Acapulco, Mexico. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)

Mexico heads back to school with flawed textbooks

MEXICO CITY (AP) — As Mexican children trooped back to school on Monday, they had already learned one lesson: You can’t believe everything you read in your textbook. Their new government-provided books are riddled with […]

08/19/2013

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Asylum seekers at Southwest US border double

PHOENIX (AP) — Requests for asylum in the United States along the Southwest border with Mexico have more than doubled over the last three years as immigrants seek legal entry into the country by claiming […]

08/16/2013

Packages of Taylor Farms salads for sale at a supermarket in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Salad mix production halted after stomach bug

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Mexico processing facility voluntarily suspended production of salad mix that’s been linked to the outbreak of a stomach bug in Iowa and Nebraska, a California company announced Monday. Salinas, […]

08/12/2013

In this image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a photomicrograph of a fresh stool sample, which had been prepared using a 10% formalin solution, and stained with modified acid-fast stain, reveals the presence of four Cyclospora cayetanensis oocysts in the field of view. (AP Photo/Centerd for Disease Control and Prevention)

Stomach bug in 2 states linked to Mexican farm

WASHINGTON (AP) — An outbreak of stomach illnesses in Iowa and Nebraska has been linked to salad mix served at local Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants and supplied by a Mexican farm. The outbreak […]

08/04/2013

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Calif., Fla., Texas sites get customs program

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Six locations in California, Florida and Texas are going to be taking part in a pilot program designed to reduce the time people have to wait while entering the country by […]

08/02/2013

In this July 9, 2013 file photo, the church in the town of San Damian Texoloc, Mexico stands near Popocatepetl volcano spewing ash and vapor. (AP Photo/J. Guadalupe Perez, File)

Mexico keeps constant eye on Popocatepetl volcano

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In a clean, hushed room in the south of Mexico City, cameras, computer screens and scrawling needles track the symptoms of a special patient, as they have every second of every […]

07/31/2013

This mug shot released by Mexico's Interior Ministry on Monday, July 15, 2013, shows Zetas drug cartel leader Miguel Angel Trevino Morales after his arrest.  (AP Photo/Mexico's Interior Ministry)

Zetas leader captured in precision operation

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s most brutal drug cartel leader built a business empire stretching from the Southwest United States to Central America, but Miguel Angel Trevino Morales’ final days of freedom were spent lying […]

07/16/2013

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Chrysler recalling minivans for air bag defect

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) – Chrysler is recalling 282,000 minivans from the 2013 model year because the side air bags can deploy on the wrong side in a crash. Side air bags are supposed to […]

07/05/2013

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