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Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 73

At least 73 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast. Forensic experts filled body bags with charred human remains[…]

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Record-breaking Hurricane Michael mauls US

The most powerful hurricane ever to hit north-west Florida has flooded beach towns, submerging homes and snapping trees like twigs. Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday afternoon as a category four storm with 155mph (250km/h) winds in the state’s Panhandle region. Two people, including a child, were killed by falling[…]

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Acapulco police disarmed, placed under investigationn

Police force in the southern Mexico’s Acapulco city has been disarmed and placed under investigation on suspicions of ties to organised crime. Mexico’s military arrested three top police officers in a massive ground and air operation around the Pacific coast city’s police headquarters, Guerrero state security spokesman Roberto Alvarez said on Tuesday. Two[…]

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