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UNDATED (AP) — A U.S. citizen who lost his wife and two of his sons when they were ambushed by gunmen in Mexico says his life has been upended and he's leaving the country with the rest of his family, ABC News reported. David Langford tells ABC's "World News Tonight" Sunday that "my whole life has turned upside down. Not only have I lost a wife and two children, but I'm having to move the rest of my family with really no place to go at this point."

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AP) — Starting this week, pilots at Utah's Hill Air Force Base will start their recurrent local night flying schedule. Base officials say northern Utah residents will notice increased jet activity during the evening hours as F-35 pilots practice night-time combat skills from Nov. 12-22. Night operations are limited, with pilots flying at night just enough to meet certain proficiency requirements required by the Air Force. Most of the night flying is scheduled to wrap up by 10:30 p.m.

NEW HARMONY, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah say man has died while making a homemade explosive device at a Washington County home. County sheriff's officials say incident occurred around 8 p.m. Saturday. The man's name is being withheld until authorities can notify his family. Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a home in the town of New Harmony, which is near St. George. They say the explosion occurred in a garage of the residence and no other explosive devices were found.

PHOENIX (AP) — A Utah man who helped get his mother and other family members out of northern Mexico after nine people were killed in an apparent ambush says they'll likely never return. Mike Hafen says his mother and some other family members had lived in one of the hamlets in Mexico's Sonora state for 47 years and left with the bare minimum. More than 100 people left their rural community Saturday in an 18-vehicle caravan after the attack Monday by what authorities say were men from drug cartels.

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