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Puerto Rican found guilty of ripping off man's lip

09/18/2013 9:42am
A Puerto Rico woman accused of biting and ripping off her boyfriend's lower lip has been found guilty of domestic violence.

Archeologists in Brazil find imperial objects

09/18/2013 5:22pm
An ivory toothbrush thought to have belonged to Brazil's Emperor Pedro II and a minty toothpaste made by a European chemist for the Portuguese queen are among more than 200,000 pieces dating from the 17th through 19th centuries that archeologists have unearthed from a site in Rio de Janeiro being used for an extension the city's subway lines.

Brazil top court OKs appeals in corruption case

09/18/2013 5:27pm
The Brazilian Supreme Court on Wednesday accepted the appeals of a dozen former political and business leaders found guilty in the nation's biggest corruption trial, paving the way for new trials and dealing a blow to those who hailed the earlier convictions as a turning point against impunity.

58 missing in Mexico in landslide caused by storm

09/18/2013 8:52pm
Mexico's Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong says at least 58 people are missing in a mountain village where many homes were buried by a landslide unleashed by a tropical storm.

AP Interview: Paraguay's new president wants taxes

09/18/2013 10:46pm
As one of the richest men in one of Latin America's poorest countries, Paraguay's new president says he knows the wealthy can do more to combat poverty, starting with landowners like him who can afford to pay taxes on the soy profits that are fueling a booming economy.