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Mexico arrests alleged founding member of Zetas cartel

August 12, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican police say they have re-arrested a former soldier who was allegedly one of the founders of the Zetas drug cartel. Federal police said Friday they arrested Luis Reyes Enriquez in a raid in the Monterrey suburb of San Pedro Garza Garcia, one of the country’s richest communities. Reyes Enriquez was [&hellip...

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US declares health emergency in Puerto Rico due to Zika

August 12, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this May 23, 2016, file photo, an Aedes aegypti mosquito sits inside a glass tube at the Fiocruz institute where they have been screening for mosquitos naturally infected with the Zika virus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The U.S. surgeon general is urging...

Tough talk between Russia, Ukraine heats up Crimea stalemate

August 11, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this file photo dated Monday, July 11, 2016, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gestures during a news conference in Kiev, Ukraine. In a statement Thursday Aug. 11, 2016, Ukrainian President Poroshenko says he has ordered the army to be put on combat...

Kenya: Gov’t approves plan to create oil infrastructure

August 11, 2016 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s government says it has approved a plan to produce between 2,000 and 4,000 barrels a day of crude oil in an effort to exploit the country’s oil production potential. A statement from the president’s...

Super Simone! Biles soars to Olympic all-around title

August 11, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

United States’ Simone Biles waves on the podium after receiving her gold medal in the artistic gymnastics women’s individual all-around final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)...

Russia says 2 die in clashes with Ukrainian agents in Crimea

August 10, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a government meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016. (Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s main domestic security agency said Wednesday that one...

Rio authorities step up security after bus windows shattered

August 10, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

A member of the media stands near a shattered window on a bus in the Deodoro area of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. Two windows where shattered when rocks, or possibly gunfire, hit the bus carrying journalists at...

Bahamas reports 1st Zika case; says it was contracted abroad

August 10, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Authorities in the Bahamas are reporting the archipelago’s first Zika case and say it was contracted elsewhere. The health minister, Dr. Michael Perry, said Wednesday that the patient is a man who recently traveled to Jamaica....

Venezuela officials dash hopes of 2016 presidential recall

August 9, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

National Elections Council President Tibisay Lucena speaks during a televised nation wide speech, from her office in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016. Venezuelan elections officials have set an October date for a recall drive against President...

Argentine judge seeks to revive probe against Fernandez

August 9, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — A judge is seeking to revive an investigation into former President Cristina Fernandez over an alleged cover-up on behalf of Iranians suspected in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Argentina’s capital. Judge Claudio...