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AP PHOTOS: Masked devils dance in Ecuadorean mountain town

January 7, 2017 • Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

A devil dancer takes part in “La Diablada” festival in Pillaro, Ecuador, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Thousands of singing and dancing devils take over a mountain town in Ecuador for six days of revelry in the streets. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa) QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Thousands of singing and dancing devils took taken over a mountain [&hellip...

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Mexicans march against gas price hike, little looting

January 7, 2017 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

Masked men stand guard in front of a gas station in Veracruz, Mexico, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. As looting as largely subsided in Mexico, following a 20 percent hike in gasoline prices, neighborhoods in affected áreas have taken to guarding themselves from...

Hearts, intestines ripped out in Brazil prison killing spree

January 6, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Heavily armed police officers walk outside the Agricultural Penitentiary of Monte Cristo, after dozens of inmates were killed, in Boa Vista, Roraima state, Brazil, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Scores of inmates were slain, some with their hearts and intestines...

DEA opens shop in China to help fight synthetic drug trade

January 6, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, a bag of 4-fluoro isobutyryl fentanyl which was seized in a drug raid is displayed at the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Testing and Research Laboratory in Sterling, Va. Acting United States DEA administrator...

Nigeria: West Africa will act on Gambia election crisis

January 6, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 file photo, Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh shows his inked finger before voting in Banjul, Gambia. Family members told The Associated Press on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, that Independent Electoral Commission chairman Alieu...

Mexico gas protests, looting, leave 1 dead, 600 arrested

January 5, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

A man runs with toys as a store is ransacked by a crowd in the port of Veracruz, Mexico, Wednesday Jan. 4, 2017. Protests over a sharp gasoline price hike erupted into looting of gas stations and stores in various parts of Mexico on Wednesday, with dozens of...

Ex-Haiti rebel leader wanted in US arrested during talk show

January 5, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 24, 2016, file photo, senate candidate Guy Philippe laughs during an interview in Pestel, Haiti. Philippe was arrested Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, by members of the Haitian anti-drug police unit outside his studio in the Petionville district of the...

Turkey: Cease-fire violations in Syria are obstacle to talks

January 5, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, right, meets with Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says...

Puerto Rico files bill in quest to obtain statehood by 2025

January 4, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Pro-statehood supporters await the arrival of Puerto Rico’s new governor at the seaside Capitol in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. Ricardo Rossello was sworn in Monday as the U.S. territory prepares for what many believe will be new...

French farmer faces risk of prison for helping migrants

January 4, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Cedric Herrou, center, a French activist farmer who faces up to five years in prison as he goes on trial accused of helping African migrants cross the border from Italy, arrives at the Nice courthouse, southern France, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. Herrou is...