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NPR News: Behind Mexico's Most Violent Month

Behind Mexico’s Most Violent Month
Official figures from the Mexican government show that more than 2,000 people were killed in May, making it the deadliest month on record in Mexico since the government began tracking murders in 1997.

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Police release transcripts of interviews with officers in Charleena Lyles shooting

Two policemen tell mother of four, who was pregnant, assaulted with a knife after reporting a burglary on 18 June

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Vice President Mike Pence: U.S. stands with Northern Triangle

Vice President Mike Pence was one of the government officials who attended the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America that was held at Florida International University on Thursday, June 15. 280 more words

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U.S.-backed Syrian groups take Raqqa district from Islamic State

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A U.S.-backed Syrian coalition of Kurdish and Arab groups advanced against Islamic State in the jihadists’ Syrian capital of Raqqa on Sunday, taking the al-Qadisia district, they said. 271 more words

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Saudi Firms Use Turkey for Qatar- Bound Shipments

ISTANBUL—Several Saudi companies are finalizing plans with Turkish logistics companies to transport cargoes to Qatar, according to Turkish businessmen, an arrangement that illustrates how profits are being made even as diplomatic relations in the region continue to simmer. 641 more words

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Iraqi forces say major Islamic State attack blocked outside old city of Mosul

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraq’s armed forces blocked a major wave of attacks by Islamic State suicide bombers outside the Old City of Mosul on Sunday, a military statement said. 86 more words

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Sixty high-rise buildings fail safety tests after London fire: UK government

LONDON (Reuters) – Sixty high-rise buildings have failed safety tests carried out after a fire killed at least 79 people in London earlier this month, the British government said on Sunday. 321 more words

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