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Mexico high court rejects legalizing abortion

- Mexico's Supreme Court rejected a proposal to legalize abortion but suggested more debate on the issue in the country boasting the world's second-largest Catholic population.

Mexican judge temporarily suspends Chapo extradition to U.S.

- A judge temporarily blocked the extradition of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States Tuesday after his lawyers filed appeals against the transfer.

Mexico police, troops 'routinely' rape arrested women: Amnesty

- Mexico's police and armed forces routinely torture and mistreat women, sometimes using sexual violence during arrest and interrogation, Amnesty International wrote in a damning report released on Tuesday.

Albert Pagara gears up for toe-to-toe showdown with Cesar Juarez

WBO youth Inter-Continental Super Bantamweight champion Albert Pagara of the Philippines makes his second pro fight in the U.S. against Mexican challenger Cesar Juarez on July 9 at the San Mateo Event Center, San Mateo, California.

Who fired first? Mexico town recalls police clash

Asunci - Oscar Luna's coffin lay in the living room, surrounded by flowers, while a folk band sang outside for the Mexican man who was among eight killed during weekend clashes involving police.

UN rights body condemns violence in Mexico protests

- The United Nations human rights office called on Tuesday for an impartial investigation into deadly demonstrations in Mexico as the government announced talks with protesting teachers to prevent more violence.

Mexico probes if police bullets killed protesters

- Mexican authorities said Monday they were conducting autopsies on six people who died during clashes between officers and teachers to determine if any were killed by police bullets.

In Mexico, no war but many internally displaced

Chilpancingo - A television wrecked by a bullet, a shirt abandoned on a hammock, pots resting on a stovetop: They're among the belongings that Mexican villagers left behind after gunmen stormed their hamlet.

Six die, 100 injured in Mexico teacher protests

Oaxaca De Ju - At least six people were killed, including a journalist, and more than 100 injured in southern Mexico when unknown gunmen opened fire during clashes between police and teachers, authorities said.

Mexican teachers protest over reform, arrests

- Thousands of Mexican teachers from a radical union marched in Mexico City to protest an education reform and the arrest of two of their leaders.

Mexico's anti-corruption bill falls short of demands

- Mexico's Congress passed anti-corruption legislation, but civil groups complained the ruling party defanged a key measure demanding that public servants make their wealth known.

Artists, scientists urge North America to save Monarch butterfly

- Some 200 intellectuals, scientists and artists from around the world urged the leaders of Mexico, the United States and Canada on Wednesday to save North America's endangered migratory Monarch butterfly.

Three inmates escape during Mexico prison riot

Tlalnepantla - Three inmates escaped during a riot and fire at a prison outside Mexico City that left 10 prisoners and seven police officers injured, authorities said Tuesday.

Gunmen kill 11 from same family in Mexico

Puebla - Gunmen marched into a remote mountain village in Mexico and killed 11 members of the same family, including two children, apparently over "personal conflicts," authorities said.

U.S. to turn over drug cartel veteran to Mexico

- US officials will hand over a veteran Sinaloa drug cartel leader to Mexican authorities after his US prison sentence ends in the coming days, the US embassy said.

Mexico backs India's nuclear suppliers group bid

- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto backed India's bid to join a nuclear trade group as Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Latin American nation.

Mexico ruling party hit by major defeats in elections

- Mexico's ruling party on Monday tumbled toward historic defeats in several gubernatorial elections seen as a gauge for its hopes of retaining the presidency in 2018.

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr impresses Freddie Roach with new work ethic

Former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. has impressed his trainer Freddie Roach with his perfect attendance since he started training at the Wild Card Gym for his return fight after almost a year of inactivity due to injury.

Mexico ruling party trails in key governor races

Xalapa - Mexico's ruling PRI party was trailing early Monday in key races for governor in elections considered as a test for its hopes of retaining the presidency in 2018.

Human head, fire mark Mexico elections

Xalapa - Mexico's ruling party sought to keep key governorships in local elections, with focus on a state where a head was dumped near a polling place and a mayor's house was torched.
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