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Mexican old guard leads, ruling party concedes

July 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Supporters of Enrique Pena Nieto, presidential candidate for the Revolutionary Institutional Party (PRI) gather to begin celebrating at the party headquarters as exit polls begin to come in on the general elections in Mexico City, Sunday, July 1, 2012. Pena Nieto leads with about 40 percent of the vote, according to first exit polls.(AP Photo/Dario [&hellip...

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Blake wins 200 meters, goes 2 for 2 vs Bolt

July 2, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Sprinter Yohan Blake, far right, crosses the finish line ahead of world-record holder Usain Bolt, second from left, Nickel Ashmeade, center, Warren Weir, left, and Jason Young to win the 200m final at Jamaica’s Olympic trials in Kingston, Jamaica,...

Former Israeli Prime Minister Shamir dies at 96

July 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Nov. 22, 1991 file photo, an aide to Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir asks reporters to back off as Shamir leaves a meeting with President Bush White House. Israeli media are reporting that former Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir has...

Conservationist: Reasons for chimp attack unclear

July 1, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Feb. 1, 2011, chimpanzees sit in an enclosure at the Chimp Eden rehabilitation center, near Nelspruit, South Africa. A paramedic official says chimpanzees at a sanctuary for the animals in eastern South Africa bit and dragged a man at the...

Paraguay suspended from Mercosur, no sanctions

June 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, right, addresses the Mercosur summit meeting as her Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota sits by in Mendoza, Argentina, Friday, June 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko) MENDOZA, Argentina (AP) — The Mercosur trade...

US, Russia fail to bridge gaps on Syria

June 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. pay their respects during a flower-laying at the Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad, Thursday, June 28, 2012, in St. Petersburg, Russia. (AP Photo/Haraz N....

Chimps attack American at South Africa sanctuary

June 30, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Feb. 1, 2011, chimpanzees sit in an enclosure at the Chimp Eden rehabilitation center, near Nelspruit, South Africa. A paramedic official says chimpanzees at a sanctuary for the animals in eastern South Africa bit and dragged a man at the...

Eurozone leaders discuss emergency market measures

June 29, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

European Council President Herman Van Rompuy speaks during a media conference at an EU Summit in Brussels on Thursday, June 28, 2012. European leaders gathering Thursday in Brussels are set to sign off on a series of measures to boost economic growth but...

Both Koreas suffering worst drought in a century

June 27, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

South Korean Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik, second from left, waters a dried-up rice paddy while inspecting farmland hit by months of drought in Hwaseong, South Korea, Tuesday, June 26, 2012. South Korean officials reported the worst drought in more than a...

3 policemen shot to death at Mexico City airport

June 26, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

An airport police officer cordons off the scene where a shooting took place in Mexico City’s international airport on Monday, June 25, 2012. Two people were shot to death and one was wounded at one of the airport’s terminal and according to the...