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Death toll rises to 26 in Mexican drug rehab centre attack

Death toll rises to 26 in Mexican drug rehab centre attack

IRAPUATO, Mexico — The killing of 26 people in an unregistered drug rehabilitation centre in central Mexico is the deadliest such attack in a decade and has led to calls for change in a prosperous state that has become a cartel battleground.
Landslide at Myanmar jade mine kills at least 162 people

Landslide at Myanmar jade mine kills at least 162 people

HPAKANT, Myanmar — At least 162 people were killed Thursday in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, the worst in a series of deadly accidents at such sites in recent years that critics blame on the government's failure to take action again
UK judge rejects tabloid's bid to throw out Depp libel suit

UK judge rejects tabloid's bid to throw out Depp libel suit

LONDON — A British judge on Thursday rejected an attempt by tabloid newspaper The Sun to quash a libel suit from actor Johnny Depp over an article claiming he abused ex-wife Amber Heard.
From big cities to backyards, July 4 not usual blowout bash

From big cities to backyards, July 4 not usual blowout bash

NEW YORK — The idea sounds almost un-American. The Fourth of July was always a time for communities to come together, daylong celebrations with patriotic parades in the morning and fireworks finales to cap it off.
Eastwood's ankle forced production shift for 'The Outpost'

Eastwood's ankle forced production shift for 'The Outpost'

LONDON — An accident requiring two screws in his ankle nearly prevented Scott Eastwood from portraying a real life soldier in Afghanistan in “The Outpost” — a role that required a level of athleticism.
Lives Lost: Brazilian toddler was saying her first words

Lives Lost: Brazilian toddler was saying her first words

RIO DE JANEIRO — Vitoria Gabrielle crawled all the time and was starting to walk this year with a little help, hanging on to her 4-year-old brother's arm while exploring her mother's small apartment on a cobblestone street in Rio de Janeiro's working
Justices keep hold on secret Russia investigation material

Justices keep hold on secret Russia investigation material

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is denying Congress access to secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation through the November election.
Photo of toddler sitting on slain grandpa angers Kashmiris

Photo of toddler sitting on slain grandpa angers Kashmiris

SRINAGAR, India — A photo of a toddler sitting on the chest of of his dead grandfather has outraged residents of Indian-controlled Kashmir after the victim’s family accused government forces of shooting the 65-year-old man during a clash with rebels
US trade deficit rises 9.7% in May to $54.6 billion

US trade deficit rises 9.7% in May to $54.6 billion

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit rose for the third straight month in May. Both exports and imports fell as the coronavirus outbreak continued to take a toll on world commerce.
Rudolfo Anaya, ‘godfather’ of Chicano literature, dies at 82

Rudolfo Anaya, ‘godfather’ of Chicano literature, dies at 82

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Rudolfo Anaya, a writer who helped launch the 1970s Chicano Literature Movement with his novel “Bless Me, Ultima,” a book celebrated by Latinos, has died at 82.