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5 shot dead, 6 wounded in Acapulco bar near beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 4:14pm

Gunmen killed five men and wounded six other people at a popular bar in Acapulco on Sunday, the latest in a string of violent incidents for the once-glamorous Pacific Coast resort city that has fallen on hard times.

Embattled Puerto Rico governor says he will not seek re-election but won't resign; steps down as head of his party

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 3:56pm

Embattled Puerto Rico governor says he will not seek re-election but won't resign; steps down as head of his party.

Costa Rica officials say tainted alcohol kills at least 19

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 3:41pm

The Costa Rican Health Ministry says it has confirmed 19 deaths from consumption of alcohol tainted with methanol.

Brazil leader criticizes agency over deforestation report

Marcelo Silva By Sousa, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 3:33pm

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro again criticized a state agency that monitors the Amazon, saying Sunday that its latest report on increased deforestation damages Brazil's reputation amid what he says is an "environmental psychosis" overseas about environmental protection in South America's biggest nation.

US notes advance in Mexican migration enforcement

Amy Guthrie and Peter Orsi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 12:49pm

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged during a meeting Sunday that Mexico has made significant progress on migration enforcement, Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said.

The Latest: French NGO returns to migrant sea rescues

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 12:48pm

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Slovenia to deploy troops to boost patrols for migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:54am

Slovenia's army says 35 troops will join police in patrolling borders in the southwest of the country after increased numbers of migrants have been spotted in the area.

US accuses Venezuela jet of aggressive action over Caribbean

Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:30am

U.S. authorities on Sunday said that a Venezuelan fighter jet "aggressively shadowed" an American intelligence plane flying in international airspace over the Caribbean, underscoring rising tensions between the two nations.

Swiss government mediating in Cameroon's separatist crisis

Edwin Kindzeka Moki, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:18am

Switzerland's ambassador to Cameroon says his government is trying to negotiate a peaceful end to the separatist crisis in which an estimated 2,000 have died.

Hong Kong police throw tear gas bombs at protesters while attempting to disperse them

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:46am

Hong Kong police throw tear gas bombs at protesters while attempting to disperse them.

Militants bomb, derail phosphate train in central Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:04am

Syria's transport ministry said a freight train carrying phosphate derailed and caught fire Sunday after getting hit by explosives planted on the tracks by militants in the country's center.

The Latest: Attackers beat Hong Kong protesters in subway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 6:39am

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Pakistan says Indian fire in Kashmir kills soldier

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 5:49am

Pakistan says 'unprovoked' Indian fire across the Line of Control in disputed Kashmir has killed a soldier and wounded four civilians.

The Latest: Abe's ruling bloc fails to win two-thirds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 5:29am

The Latest on Japanese upper house elections (all times local):

Japanese public broadcaster NHK says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is certain to secure upper house majority.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 5:14am

Japanese public broadcaster NHK says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc is certain to secure upper house majority.

The Latest: Ukraine's president outlines main priorities

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 4:17am

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New audio shows UK could not prevent Iran takeover of tanker

Gregory Katz and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 4:17am

The release Sunday of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as tensions flare in the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

1,800 firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 3:15am

About 1,800 firefighters were struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured 20 people, including eight firefighters, authorities said Sunday.

Police launch tear gas as Hong Kong protest turns violent

Alice Fung and Yanan Wang, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 2:47am

Hong Kong's protest movement took a violent turn Sunday as police launched tear gas at protesters after a massive march continued late into the evening, and subway riders were attacked by masked assailants who apparently were targeting pro-democracy demonstrators.