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9 dead in apparent gang shootout in western Mexico9 dead in apparent gang shootout in western Mexico
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Ex-treasure hunter faces more charges over missing coinsA federal judge is warning an ex-treasure hunter he could face another contempt-of-court charge if he doesn't reveal the location of 500 missing gold coins
The Associated Press9 hours ago
More Venezuelans struggle in US as their country implodesSocial service organizations in South Florida say they have been seeing an increasing number of people from Venezuela seeking assistance
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Mexico says 2 top drug traffickers killed near US borderAuthorities in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas say two top drug traffickers have been killed in shootouts with federal forces
The Associated Press23 hours ago
A woman holds a sign that reads in Spanish "Freedom. Peace." during a silent march to the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference in homage to the at least 20 people killed in unrest generated after the nation's Supreme Court stripped congress of its last powers, a decision it later reversed, in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Saturday's protest is the latest mass gathering in a wave of tumult that has rocked the nation over the last three weeks as demonstrators continue to press for new elections. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrestThousands of Venezuelans dressed in white march in the capital to pay homage to 20 people killed in anti-government unrest
The Associated Press1 day ago
A youth holds a sign that reads in Spanish "No more dictatorship" during a silent protest in homage to the at least 20 people killed in unrest generated after the nation's Supreme Court stripped congress of its last powers, a decision it later reversed, during a march to the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Saturday's protest is the latest mass gathering in a wave of tumult that has rocked the nation over the last three weeks as demonstrators continue to press for new elections. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
The Latest: Venezuelan protesters cross into western CaracasThe Latest: For the first time in three weeks of protest, demonstrators in Venezuela have crossed from the wealthier eastern side of the nation's capital to the west without encountering resistance from state security
The Associated Press1 day ago
Director of Guatemala prison holding gang members is slainAuthorities in Guatemala say the director of a prison where street gang members are held has been shot to death
The Associated Press1 day ago
Police officers throw stones from an overpass at anti-government protesters in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Venezuela's opposition looks to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro, taking to the streets again one day after three people were killed and hundreds arrested in the biggest anti-government demonstrations in years. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Venezuela opposition boss asks Wall Street to cut off MaduroThe leader of Venezuela's rebellious congress has a message for the world's capitalists: Think twice before signing another check to President Nicolas Maduro's government
The Associated Press1 day ago
Law partners in 'Panama Papers' scandal get bailA court in Panama has ordered the release on bail of two partners at a law firm involved in last year's "Panama Papers" scandal set off by the leak of thousands of documents related to offshore accounts
The Associated Press1 day ago
Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro stand amidst tear gas during clashes with security forces in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Tens of thousands of protesters flooded the streets again Thursday, one day after three people were killed and hundreds arrested in the biggest anti-government demonstrations in years. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
The Latest: Peru's leader criticizes turmoil in VenezuelaThe Latest: Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is criticizing the turmoil in Venezuela, where three weeks of anti-government protests have produced at least 20 deaths and dozens of arrests
The Associated Press2 days ago
Shop owner Maria Gonzalez sits on the front stoop of her business, looted the night before, in El Valle neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, April 21, 2017. At least 12 people were killed overnight following looting and violence in Venezuela's capital amid a spiraling political crisis, authorities said Friday. Most of the deaths took place in El Valle, a working class neighborhood near Caracas' biggest military base where opposition leaders say a group of people were hit with an electrical current while trying to loot a bakery protected by an electric fence. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
Venezuela officials say at least 12 people killed overnightVenezuelan authorities say at least 12 people were killed overnight during looting and violence in the capital amid a spiraling political crisis
The Associated Press2 days ago
Mexico sees 2,020 killings in March, worst month since 2011Mexico has surpassed 2,000 homicides in a month for the first time since the summer of 2011 and had more murders in the first quarter of 2017 than in any other start to a year in at least two decades
The Associated Press2 days ago
7 admit to arranging sham marriages for Brazilians in USProsecutors say seven people have pleaded guilty to arranging sham marriages in South Carolina so people from Brazil could try to become American citizens
The Associated Press2 days ago
Venezuela officials: 12 dead in overnight violenceAuthorities in Venezuela say 12 people were killed overnight following looting and violence in the South American nation's capital amid a spiraling political crisis
The Associated Press2 days ago
Venezuelan officials say 12 dead in looting, gunfire amid overnight violence in capitalVenezuelan officials say 12 dead in looting, gunfire amid overnight violence in capital
The Associated Press2 days ago
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