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9 die in fire destroying Argentine bank archives

02/05/2014 12:14pm
Nine first-responders were killed and seven others injured as they battled a fire of unknown origin that destroyed an archive of corporate and banking industry documents in Argentina's capital on Wednesday.

Kin of 9/11 hijacker to face judge in Guantanamo

02/05/2014 6:12pm
The U.S. military is moving forward with a war crimes case against a Guantanamo prisoner related to a Sept. 11 hijacker.

Police reporter kidnapped in southern Mexico

02/05/2014 9:02pm
Mexican authorities say gunmen kidnapped a police beat reporter from his home in Veracruz state, where at least a dozen journalists have been slain or gone missing since 2010.

Killings by cops plunge in Brazil's biggest state

02/05/2014 10:02pm
The number of people killed by police in Brazil's biggest state has plunged 40 percent, and experts are crediting what seems an unlikely reason _ a new rule that forbids officers from transporting or otherwise helping shooting victims. They say it makes the summary execution of suspects more difficult as the government moves to end long-standing impunity in such slayings.