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Mexico's next president faces uphill fight

July 3, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

Surrounded by unidentified members of his coalition, Mexican presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD), second from left, speaks during a press conference at a hotel in Mexico City, Monday, July 2, 2012. After official results showed Enrique Pena Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) winning...

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APNewsBreak: Evidence of 'God particle' found

July 3, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 20, 2011 file photo, a physicist explains the ATLAS experiment on a board at the European Center for Nuclear Research, CERN, outside Geneva, Switzerland. The illustration shows what the long-presumed Higgs boson particle is thought to...

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...

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...